About Us

About Us

Grandmaster Tzu Kuo Shih OMD, L.Ac.

Born in 1929 in Shanghai, Grand Master Shih represents the fifth generation of Chinese medicine doctors and qigong masters in his family lineage. He began his study of qigong at the age of eleven when he contracted malaria during the World War II Japanese bombing of Shanghai. At that time, his grand-father taught him a special qigong technique that cured his life threatening illness. Read More

De Ying Huang OMD, L.Ac.

De Ying Huang is the daughter of a famous medical doctor’s family in China. Her father, Huang Zenjne, taught his daughter about herbs and how to use them, letting her mix the herbs into medicines for his patients. Dr. Huang was educated in the traditional Chinese medical skills passed down through generations in her family. Dr. Huang worked side by side with her father in the clinic. Read More

Melanie Shih OMD, L.Ac.

Melanie Shih was born into a family with a long lineage of Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioners. Melanie represents the sixth consecutive generation of her family to dedicate their life to health and healing. Currently Dr. Shih has a Chinese Healing Arts Center clinic in both Kingston and Rhinebeck, N.Y. Read More

Wendy Shih Tai Chi Ch’uan Master

Wendy Shih was born in Shanghai 1967. When she was five years old, it was discovered that the bone marrow in her right arm had failed to develop leaving the bone in that arm as fragile as an egg shell. An initial operation left doctors baffled as to what to do and it seemed that eventually she would have to lose her right arm. Both of her parents are doctors of Traditional Chinese Medicine as well as Masters of Qigong. Read More

Tate Rubinstein D.O.M., L.Ac.

Tate Rubinstein is a licensed Doctor of Oriental Medicine and a graduate of Southwest Acupuncture College. He has been granted a National Certification in Oriental Medicine by The National Commission of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Prior to entering the field of acupuncture and wellness, Dr. Rubinstein studied Business Management at Johnson & Wales University in Providence, RI. Read More

Kim Boldrini-Senn L.Ac., MSTOM

Kim has studied and worked in healthcare for two decades. A debilitating three-week long migraine brought her into the world of Acupuncture where she learned about the tremendous healing potential and power of it. After studying psychology and pre-med she had a calling to learn healing in Hawai’i. She moved from NYC to Oahu and studied under 64th generation Daoist Master Shihfu Lillian Chang, PhD. Read More

Joel Fasciani L.Ac., MSAOM

Joel is a graduate of the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, where he studied Chinese and Japanese acupuncture, herbology, and Zen Shiatsu. Joel has been on the healer’s path as long as he can remember, although his undergraduate studies focused on various subjects including organic agriculture, welding, woodworking, and art education. Prior to earning his Masters Degree in Oriental Medicine he achieved registry as a national EMT. Read More