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.


Heart Afire: The Fire Element

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

The heart season is summer, and heart is considered the most yang: hot, bountiful and abundant. Yang is what is

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Valentine’s Day, TCM and Heart Health

Every February men all over the world flock to the local flower shops and jewelry stores in search of the perfect bouquet or piece of jewelry to express their undying love to their significant other. Why?  Nobody knows for certain, but there are at least a couple of theories.

One theory is a Catholic priest, Valentine, was imprisoned for helping

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New Year Traditions

By Xiaomei Cai, L.Ac., Ph.D.

 

In China, the New Year celebration is the biggest holiday of the year. Everyone makes a great effort to reunite with family members and spend some time together.

In the days leading up to the New Year, the focus is on cleaning the house, decorating, and making feng shui adjustments that suit with the

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