Acupuncture with Dr. Shannon Larson on Fridays at Strathcona Midwifery

Shannon Larson Dr.TCM, BFA, Doula
Registered Doctor of Chinese Medicine

Shannon completed a 5 year program in Chinese Medicine and holds a diploma of Doctor of Chinese Medicine from the International College of Traditional Chinese Medicine of Vancouver. Her studies in Chinese Medicine include clinical practice at the China Medical University and Hospital in Taiwan. Shannon also completed a 2 year Master's Mentorship Program with Sharon Weizenbaun at the White Pine Institute.

While Shannon's interest in Chinese Medicineis wide ranging, her passion for women's health has led her to pursue training in workshops by some of the world's leaders in Chinese Medicine for fertility and obstetrics including Sharon Weizenbaum, Bob Flaws, Debra Betts and Jane Lyttleton. Shannon was a partner in Acumamas for 6 years and has extensive hours of experience attending labours both as an acupuncturist as well as a birth doula. 

I love Chinese Medicine because it offers an alternative approach to treating health. It responds to the body as a whole. It sees a relationship between the health of the mind and the rest of the body rather than treating them as disconnected from one another. Acupuncture fascinates me because I am constantly amazed at the body's own power to heal itself.


Dr. Shannon Larson Dr.TCM, R.Ac


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