Training and Credentials

  • Bachelors of Science in Natural Health Sciences through Bastyr University, 2002.

  • Licensed as a Massage Practitioner through Brenneke School of Massage, 2002.

  • Craniosacral levels I, II & III Bastyr University, 2000, 2001 & 2005

  • Masters of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Bastyr University, 2005

  • Nationally Credentialed through the NCCAOM, 2005

  • Completed final clinical rounds in Herbal Medicine at the Shuguang hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Shanghai, China in Internal Medicine, Gynecology and Traumatology, 2005.

  • Completed Yoga Teacher Training through Moksha Yoga, 2003 and Patanjali International Yoga Foundation, Rishikesh India, 2006

  • Nutritional Therapy Practitioner training through the Nutritional Therapy Association, 2011

  • Certified GAPS Practitioner Training with Dr. Natasha Campbell McBride, 2012

  • Restorative Wellness Practitioner Training, Levels 1 & 2, 2014

  • Restorative Wellness Practitioner Training, Level 3, 2016

  • Restorative Wellness Practitioner Training Level 4, 2021

 

Chaya has a passion for learning to expand her knowledge, refine her skills and continue to grow as a practitioner in order to best serve her patients.  She regularly continues her education with a variety of courses in Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine and Nutritional Therapy.  Continuing education studies include, but not limited to Neoclassical acupuncture, Dr. Tan, Master Tung style, Susan Johnson, Jimmy Chang, Dr. Heiner Fruehauf, Sharon Weizenbaum, pediatrics, fertility, autoimmune, functional medicine and more.