30 years of Experience in Acupuncture & TCM

in China and Santa Monica, CA

Qineng Tan, L.Ac., Ph.D. & Xiaomei Cai, L.Ac., Ph.D.

Experience matters. Here you will find true masters of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
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Wellness is the state of optimal well-being in body, mind, and spirit. The attainment of wellness requires a combination of science and art.

Our mission is to provide the best holistic health care through acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine. At Art of Wellness, patients and doctors build a true partnership.

A good healer seeks to address all aspects of the person. By treating not only the symptoms of an illness, but also the source from which the illness originates, we seek to help our patients heal, to alleviate physical and emotional sufferings, to preserve health and vitality, and to prevent further illness.

Our doctors have been leaders in their field for 30 years, with exceptional training in Eastern and Western medicine from China, Dr. Tan and Dr. Cai offer extraordinary expertise and insight to our patients.

Dr. Tan and Dr. Cai’s unique skills, acquired over a lifetime of intense training and master of Qigong and martial arts, allow them to share not only medical knowledge, but abundant and powerful Qi (“Chi”), a palpable energy that is a powerful adjunct to healing. It is this Qi, or subtle energy, that allows healing on a holistic level.

Our Santa Monica, CA office is easily accessible from Beverly Hills, West Los Angeles, Brentwood, Westwood, Pacific Palisades, Malibu, Venice, Marina del Rey, and Culver City.

We consider Art of Wellness to be a home for all of our patients.


Fighting Flu Season with Acupuncture

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While the flu is actually not a season, we have become programmed to think of it as the months of November through March. On average, the flu hospitalizes thousands every year, especially the young and elderly. There are also a number of deaths related to the flu, mostly due to people already having compromised immune systems.

The flu, also known

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Making the Most of Good Intentions

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It’s the new year, and we start it with plans for the creation of new, positive habits. But, we all know it is easy to become frustrated and abandon our attempts before we’ve begun to feel the benefits. Here are some tips for setting intentions and making changes that will last, not just for through this year, but for a

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Going Deeper: The Kidneys

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The organs in Chinese medicine are more than just a physical representation. The organs include not only their physiological function, but also mental, emotional, spiritual and elemental qualities that align with nature and the seasons. Let’s explore the kidneys.

The kidney element in Chinese medicine governs water and is associated with the season of winter, where the energies are

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