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Dr. Christine Yastrzemski is the Founder / Owner of A Way of Life Acupuncture, PLLC. She found the benefits of Acupuncture after suffering debilitating migraines while working in Corporate America. She was able to find relief from migraines by using acupuncture and herbal remedies. Her curiosity in trying to understand how acupuncture helped her migraines, led her to years of reading everything she could about acupuncture to try to understand how it works. After 3 years of self-study, Dr. Christine decided to leave a successful Corporate job to return to school for her Masters in Oriental Medicine. She is passionate about helping others find relief from whatever ails them.
Dr. Christine is a Nationally Board Certified Acupuncture Physician by the National Commission for the Certification of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). She graduated in 2006 from Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine in Ft Lauderdale, Florida after completing a 4-yr training program (with over 3,500 hours) to receive her Master degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and Bachelor of Health Sciences. She is licensed in the State of Florida by the Department of Health, License number AP2255. Prior to returning to school for acupuncture, Christine received her Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Florida. She is a proud member of Gator Nation and season ticket holder for the Jacksonville Jaguars.
She has extensive training in acupuncture, Eastern and Western herbs, tai chi / chi kung, aromatherapy, cupping, moxabustion, CranioSacral Therapy and other modalities. She is highly trained in the latest methods out of China, as well as various ancient methods, integrating both into her practice. She has experience and training in various styles of acupuncture and specializes in sports injuries and cancer therapy. Each treatment utilizes her experience and various styles, giving the patient a personalized, tailored and effective treatment.
With her recent training in CranioSacral Therapy, Christine combines the benefits of Acupuncture with CranioSacral Therapy, giving the patient a stronger response to both therapies with better outcomes.
She has worked with every type of patient from athletes to the stay-at-home mothers, all who received relief from the benefits of acupuncture, and her personalized treatments. She is passionate about alternative medicine and hopes to encourage others to try alternative medicine and incorporating a more natural approach into their normal healthcare routine.
Dr. Christine is a Board Certified Diplomate with the National Commission for the Certification of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM), and a Licensed Acupuncture Physician in the State of Florida. She is recognized in the state of Florida as a Primary Care Physician. She has been certified by Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center for Acupuncture for Cancer Patients and Advanced Acupuncture for Cancer Patients. Dr. Christine is also a CranioSacral Therapy Practitioner.
Dr. Christine is a member of the Florida State Oriental Medicine Association (FSOMA). For over 10 yrs, Dr. Christine taught a weekly "Tai Chi for Movement Disorders" class at UF Health Jacksonville for the Neuroscience Department. She recently found another instructor to take over the class so she can continue to focus on her practice. The class is held every Wednesday from 10am to 11am and is free to attendees.
Dr Christine has done many talks on Acupuncture and strives to educate people on the many benefits of Acupuncture. If you would like to book Dr. Christine to speak at your event or business, please contact us directly with information on your event.
Dr. Jen Hart, DACM, is a Diplomate in Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) and licensed Acupuncture Physician in the State of Florida by the Department of Health, License number 4076. She has extensive training in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chinese Herbal Medicine, cupping, gua sha, and Reiki energetic healing, with a specialty in Kundalini and Buddhist Meditation. Her passion is helping others find healing and wellness in ways that are natural, meaningful and long-lasting.
A life-long traveler, she first became acquainted with Eastern culture and medicine while living in South Korea and traveling throughout Southeast Asia. These experiences introduced her to Eastern philosophies of spirituality, wellness, and healing.
Dr. Jen discovered acupuncture while plagued by chronic and debilitating pain for an ailment dismissed by Western Medicine as incurable; she turned to acupuncture for relief – and it worked.
This journey ultimately led her to Austin, Texas where she attained her Masters of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Texas Health and Science University. She went on to receive her Doctorate in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego, California. Dr. Jen recently relocated to Jacksonville, Florida.
Dr. Jen believes our bodies have the power to heal themselves given the right tools. Jen’s passion is helping her patient’s use these tools to find health – and happiness – emotionally, physically, and spiritually. In addition to her degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Dr. Jen also holds degrees from The University of Texas at Arlington, where she studied Kinesiology, and from Old Dominion University, where she Mastered in Sports Management and Exercise Science.
Dr. Jen Hart
DACM, DIPL. O.M., A.P.
Christine Yastrzemski, A.P., Dipl. Ac.
Founder / Owner of
A Way of Life Acupuncture
NCCAOM Board Certified Acupuncture Physician
Diplomate of Acupuncture
CranioSacral Therapy Practitioner
Master Degree of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Bachelor Degree of Health Science
Bachelor Degree of Business Administration
Certified by Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Doctorate of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine
NCCAOM Board Certified Acupuncture Physician
Diplomate of Oriental Medicine
Masters of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Masters in Sports Management and Exercise Science