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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

Thank you neighbors for making us a favorite of yours for 2021!

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We are offering Tai Chi and Chi Kung classes both in-person outdoors (with social distancing) and also 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.

Meet John

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

Resources

White Magnolia's 3 Phase Protocol for Pain Relief

White Magnolia's Safety Guidelines

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

Using Acupuncture to Treat Liver & Kidney Health: Why it Works

According to the National Institutes of Health, chronic kidney disease (CKD) affects more than 1 in 7 U.S. adults (an estimated 37 million). And the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that approximately 4.5 million adults have been diagnosed with liver disease. Those are some sobering statistics, but did you know that acupuncture has a proven

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Benefits of Acupuncture during Pregnancy

Bringing a child into the world is one of life’s greatest gifts. But, along with the anticipation of that little bundle of joy, often comes some physical challenges and discomfort that can make for a long nine months. Did you know that acupuncture has been shown to address several issues that come up during pregnancy? Here’s what to know

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Putting Your Best Face Forward with Facial Acupuncture

Facial acupuncture might sound like too much to try (you’re going to put needles in my face?), but it really is beneficial to overall health and wellness. In a cosmetic facial acupuncture practice, the practitioner uses acupuncture points on the body to treat the underlying patterns of disharmony and local face points to address facial symptoms. Facial acupuncture is

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