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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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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

Is Acupuncture Safe Post-Covid? 4 Things Your Acupuncturist Wants You to Know Before You Book Your Appointment

To say that 2020 was a stressful year is putting it mildly. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, many people put checkups and other medical procedures on hold, including acupuncture treatments. If you are more than ready to get back to your treatments, here are four things your acupuncturist wants you to know about their safety procedures in this new normal.

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Acupuncture for Healthy Weight Loss

In the United States, an estimated 300,000 people a year die from obesity. 

In several studies over the last five years, researchers have shown patients who receive regular acupuncture treatments see faster weight loss results than those who do not. In each case, the acupuncture treatments were combined with dietary and lifestyle changes also aimed at weight loss, but

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Acupuncture for Mother’s Day

What better way to celebrate and support the mothers in your life this year than with an acupuncture appointment?

As a one-time mother’s day gift, acupuncture is a relaxing, revitalizing hour all for herself.

As a regular part of her health routine, acupuncture can keep her from getting sick frequently and offer a holistic treatment option for a variety

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