Our Practitioners

Anna M. Maynard

Kim Calandra started practicing Acupuncture in 2004 after graduating with a Masters 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.

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Courtney Salamone has a background in energy work and massage. She started practicing Chinese Medicine in 2005 after graduating from Southwest Acupuncture College.  Being able to be of service in a healing capacity is what Courtney finds most rewarding.  Along with her on-going studies in holistic medicine she is an ardent student of the Edgar Cayce readings and meditation.  She is also the co-founder / director of the non-profit www.StoriesLived.org, a website hosting inspirational true stories in the form of short videos.


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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