Our Practitioners

Kim Calandra started practicing Acupuncture in 2004 after graduating with a

Anna M. MaynardMasters Degree in Oriental Medicine from Southwest Acupuncture College in Santa Fe, NM. With much passion and vigor, Kim established Carrboro Community Acupuncture in 2013. “I think quality healthcare needs to be accessible to the public. Creating Carrboro Community Acupuncture is the most rewarding experience of my career.” Mainstreaming Eastern Medicine, raising teenage daughters, and yoga are Kim’s focus in life.

Anna M. Maynard

 

Amira Glaser combines her experience as a licensed Acupuncturist, herbalist and Alexander Technique practitioner to serve her community and each individual’s innate healing capacity. As a recent NC transplant, she was thrilled to join Carrboro Community Acupuncture in the autumn of 2015.  For more about Amira: www.welcomewellbeing.com

 

 

Austin Dixon lives in Durham, NC and practices acupuncture around the Triangle. She attended Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. She spent a few years working at City Acupuncture of NY, a high volume/low cost clinic in the heart of the financial district in Manhattan.  She enjoys working with mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, and stress, as well as women’s issues, immune support, and digestive issues. She believes that healing is best achieved when lifestyle changes occur in conjunction with acupuncture.  One of the most important things to her is that patients feel ownership and are empowered by their healing process.  For more about Austin: austindixonacupuncture.com

 

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Najeeba Syed L.Ac, Dipl. OM earned her Doctorate of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine at the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. She received additional training and and mentorship under the guidance of eastern medical practitioners at local Chicago hospitals. Growing up surrounded by a family of physicians, she always felt a calling towards a career in medicine and healthcare. She discovered East Asian medicine after a long personal struggle navigating treatment for her own chronic pain issues. Also a professional violinist, Najeeba recognizes the necessity to treat “musician as athlete,” and seeks to deliver lasting pain relief and management to musicians and non musicians alike who suffer from pain and injury. In addition, she has a special interest in providing care for veterans, under-served populations, and those suffering from anxiety/depression, PTSD, and addiction.

 

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