At Aligned Modern Health, we treat every patient as an individual. All of our Acupuncturists have extensive experience in treating a variety of conditions and all hold a Masters or Doctorate degrees in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine from the top acupuncture schools in the world.
Alexandra, a board certified Acupuncturist completed her degrees at Midwest College of Oriental Medicine in Evanston IL. There she studied Tuina Massage, Fire cupping, facial acupuncture, trigger point therapy, electrostimulation acupuncture, Tai Chi and Chinese herbs. Prior and During her studies she was under mentorship with Dr. Kari Ye which influenced a Japanese style of treatment that was targeted to fertility. Alex has 7 years of practice in Tui Na massage and cupping as integrates that in her treatments.
Q&A with Alexandra
What are you most passionate about professionally? Personally?
Personally I am most passionate about helping my community.
Professionally, I see the a large opportunity to integrate eastern philosophy into our health care system.
What three traits define you?
Curious, competitive, down to earth.
What would you do even if you didn’t get paid to do it?
What are you surprisingly good at?
What’s one thing you couldn’t live without?
Sundays with my family.
How long have you been working in your field?
I have been under mentorship for the past 7 years.
What’s the biggest proof that you’re good at what you do?
Pain, depression/anxiety, stress/nervous system regulation, insomnia, digestive diseases, scar restoration, Fertility and pregnancy support.
What problems do you consistently solve for your clients?
Pain, anxiety, stress, insomnia, digestion regulation.
What are you complimented on most in your work?
Educating my patients on what and how Eastern medicine works, and achieving a meditative state during treatment.
Who is your ideal client and why should they connect with you?
Someone who is in need of a better quality of life and is excited to make changes to their health.
In your work or creative process, what concepts are sacred? Which rules have you made, which ones do you follow?
#1 Rule – always listen to your inner voice.
Do you have any other passions of personal goals that you would like to share?
I’d like to have my doctorate by 30 years old, and then also be able to do a handstand press.
What do you do for fun in your spare time? What are your hobbies?
Yoga, Tennis, and raising my two daughters ❤
Share something unique that most people don’t know about you.
I can do the rubix cube in under 3 minutes.
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