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Amy Hastanan

Amy Hastanan, LAc, LMT

  • Licensed Acupuncturist
  • Licensed Massage Therapist
  • 2BWell Group

Amy Hastanan is a dually Licensed Acupuncturist and Massage Therapist, with 10 years of experience in the field of complimentary and alternative medicine. She received her initial massage training inThai Bodywork, from Asokananda's Sunshine Network, Thailand (2005) and continued her studies at NYC's, Swedish Institute (2008), the oldest continuously operating massage therapy institution in the United States. She began the early part of her career working alongside chiropractors and physical therapists, who guided her focus towards pain management and rehabilitation for acute and chronic pain, post-surgery, and sports injuries. Amy's love of the work has propelled her to seek ways to integrate wellness as a form of maintenance and preventative care. Amy now blends the anatomical knowledge gained from her medical massage experiences with her understanding of the meridian system to create individualized acupuncture treatments. Amy completed her Master's of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in 2015, from Honolulu's Institute of Clinical Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.

When asked about her style of work, it is a mix of East and West modalities. In total, she fuses TCM with bodywork, incorporating traditional tools and techniques, such as Guasha and Fire Cupping to relieve tension, promote circulation and improve tissue quality. Sessions are aimed at reducing inflammation and pain, while promoting balance and relaxation.