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  • 01/01/2018 1:01 PM | Asiya Shoot (Administrator)


    Asiya received her Masters of Science in Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine from Bastyr University. She is also a licensed RN, licensed Massage Therapist, certified Birth-Doula, and a Nurse Practitioner - Midwifery student. 

    She has completed hospital externship studies in Chengdu and Shanghai, China 2013 and 2015, placement at Lutheran Hospital Brooklyn, NY, with Claudia Citkovitz PhD, LAc. integrating Chinese medicine on the Labor and Delivery unit, and works with Acupuncture Relief Project - Nepal, volunteering as a primary care practitioner in the remote clinics south of Kathmandu.

    Asiya is passionate about integrative medicine & reproductive healthcare for all.

  • 01/01/2018 1:01 PM | Jamil Shoot (Administrator)

    Vice President

    Mandy earned her Master of Science in Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine at Bastyr University in Kenmore, WA. She has received rigorous hands-on training in acupuncture and complimentary modalities, as well as Chinese herbal medicine. Mandy has special interest in all aspects of women’s health, including fertility, pregnancy, post-partum and menopause, as well as stress management, oncology and pediatrics. 

    Mandy has had a life-long passion for natural medicine and healing. She devoted many years to training in martial arts, where she was introduced to concepts central to East Asian medical philosophy. After starting a family and moving to the west coast, Mandy decided to pursue her dream of becoming a healer and went back to school to study acupuncture and East Asian medicine. Mandy enjoys working with all age groups, from children to the elderly and strives to bring a nurturing, gentle and balanced spirit to her practice. 

    Keng Acupuncture

    12911 120th Ave. NE, Ste. B50
    Kirkland, WA 98034

  • 01/01/2018 1:01 PM | Asiya Shoot (Administrator)

    Treasurer, Co-Founder

    Patrice Hapke received her Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude, in Women's Studies from the University of Minnesota, and her Masters Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Northwest Institute of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.  In 1999 she started her private practice in Seattle, where she specializes in women's healthcare, maternity care and fertility management for women and men.

    Deeply committed to natural healing, she enjoys working with people of all ages to improve their overall health and well-being. She is especially passionate about maternity care and promoting acupuncture as a safe and effective tool for optimizing health and ease through pregnancy and childbirth.

    Patrice is a mother, artist, and healer who loves to celebrate the joy of pregnancy, childbirth and motherhood through all of its stages. She also loves traveling and adventures in the great outdoors and connecting with the natural world.  She is a long time student of yoga and has also studied shamanic healing rituals and is interested in ceremony as a way to honor the experience of living.  

    Patrice Hapke has co-authored the following papers:
    "Acupuncture for Birth Preparation and Delivery" with Doctor Remy Coeytaux and Doctor Peter Curtis of the University of North Carolina, published in Sage Medical Journal, Complimentary Health Practice Review.

    “Patient Reported Benefits of Acupuncture in Pregnancy” with Elizabeth Soliday of WSU published in Complimentary Therapies in Clinical Practice, 5/29/13.

    “Characteristics of a U.S. Obstetric Acupuncture Clinic Patient Sample” with Soliday, published in A Journal of Science and Healing.

    “Research on Acupuncture in Pregnancy and Childbirth: The US Contribution” with Soliday, published in Medical Acupuncture.

    “Acupuncture Clinic Patients Treated for Labor Preparation: A Preliminary Observational Study” with Soliday, presented at SAR conference in Beijing.

    Acupuncture for Pregnancy
    340 15th Ave E #304, Seattle, WA 908112

  • 01/01/2018 1:01 PM | Anonymous


    Chaiya earned both her Master’s, and Doctorate degrees, in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Bastyr University in Kenmore, WA and her Bachelor of Arts from Shimer College in Chicago, IL in Classical Western Philosophy, where she wrote her thesis on qi and hands-on healing throughout medical history. She completed her doctoral clinical rotations at Harborview Medical Center with the Acute Pain Service team in Anesthesiology and Pain Management department and has also interned in Oncology at Providence-Everett and in family care at NeighborCare and the Bastyr Clinic for Natural Health (BCNH). She has been a massage therapist since 1998, trained as a birth doula in 2011, and received her Master Reiki Certificate in 2012. She has also completed further acupuncture training in orthopedics, hospice care, and works in trauma relief with Acupuncturists without Borders.

    Chaiya currently works in the Chinese herbal dispensary at BCNH and is finishing her doctoral dissertation on the connection between emotional trauma and chronic pain. She has a private general practice in Shoreline where she helps patients with any concern from fertility, pregnancy, and postpartum to autoimmune conditions to orthopedic injuries and is a safe space for LGBTQ, all faiths, and genders. And nerds. 

    AcuNerds, PLLC
    18532 Firlands Way North, Ste C
    Shoreline, WA 98133
    (Located inside Crow Hollow)

  • 12/01/2017 8:26 AM | Anonymous

    With gratitude we thank our former board members who helped shape and forge this new organization.









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