about Dr. Shannon Larson

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

Dr. Shannon LarsonShannon 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 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 and continues to study with the White Pine Institute.

While Shannon's interest in Chinese Medicine  is wide ranging, her passion for women's health has led her to pursue training in workshops by some of the 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. Shannon Currently sits on the board of the Obstetrical Acupuncture Association

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.

Find out how Shannon's unique approach can help you attain optimal health in all facets of your life.

Health and well-being can be achieved only by remaining centered with one’s spirit, guarding against squandering one’s energy, maintaining the constant flow of one’s Qi and blood, and nourishing one’s self preventively. 

The Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Medicine 3rd century BC


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