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.


Summer Solstice

During the summer solstice your yang energy reaches its peak. It is important to harness the peak of this yang energy, because as summer shifts into fall yang energy will decline. This great abundance of yang energy will translate throughout your body because during this season you are active and growing.

According to five element theory, during the

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Go Beyond Skin Deep with TCM

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

“The qi of the five zang organs manifests in the face. . .if we see green like jade, red like the crown of a rooster, yellow like the underside of a crab, white like the lard of a pig, or black like the feathers of a black chicken, these are the colors of life.”

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IBS: Relief with Traditional Chinese Medicine

Irritable Bowel Syndrome, otherwise known as “spastic colon,” is a common disorder that affects the colon and causes many disruptive symptoms. Many of these symptoms can be managed with a simple change in diet and lifestyle. Chinese herbal medicine and acupuncture may be able to help.

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