Dr. Kumiko Yamamoto, L.Ac., DAOM
Kumiko grew up in Japan and is a 3rd generation acupuncturist in her family. She attended and graduated with the highest honors from Yo San University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), where she received her Master’s degree. With an interest in women’s health and pediatric care, Kumiko completed an intensive residency in TCM Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine at Sichuan Hospital in China as well as an internship at Children’s Hospital L.A. Her extensive training also includes Integrative Oncology at Premiere Oncology in Santa Monica, California and Sichuan Hospital in China.
Kumiko is a certified instructor in tai chi and chi gong. Besides offering services in acupuncture, tuina, herbal and nutrition therapies, she also teaches prescriptive mind-body exercises (chi gong) as well as InfiniChi energy healing. Kumiko has lectured at various venues including UCLA AIDS Awareness, Global Sound Conference, and Abbot Kinney Festival She is a recurring instructor at the Tao of Wellness detox retreats, and has authored several workbooks for students of acupuncture and Chinese medicine.