Welcome to White Magnolia

Acupuncture and Tai Chi in Berkeley, California.

Take charge of your health.

 

Acupuncture and Tai Chi for health, wellness, and pain relief.

 

 Are you experiencing physical or emotional pain? Do you want to improve your balance and strength? Our healing practice offers acupuncture and Tai Chi in an integrated program, drawing upon traditional Chinese medicine and Western interventions for an effective, proven approach to pain relief, activity and sports injuries, and mental health conditions. We serve clients in Berkeley, Oakland, El Cerrito, and throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.

What’s new

We are offering Tai Chi and Chi Kung classes via Zoom. Click here to see what an online class looks like.

We continue to offer telemedicine appointments for patients who are experiencing physical pain, emotional stress or both.

Please click here for our special “Working From Home Stress-Reduction Package.” Plus, watch the message below from John about managing our fears, riding the wave and staying in the game!

Meet John

Meet John Luna-Sparks, director of White Magnolia. John is a licensed acupuncturist, a nationally certified diplomate, and head Tai Chi instructor

Resources

White Magnolia's 3 Phase Protocol for Pain Relief

White Magnolia's Safety Guidelines

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You’re Getting Sleepy…

What Is Seasonal Affective Disorder?

Acupuncture and Autoimmune Diseases

White Magnolia Acupuncture and Tai Chi | 2806 San Pablo Ave. | Berkeley, CA 94702 | 510-570-8195
Servicios en Español | Wheelchair accessible

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