Sharon Yeung MS, L.Ac., Doula

Founder of Five Seasons Healing

Sharon Yeung, New York City Acupuncturist

Sharon Yeung is a Licensed Acupuncturist, Board Certified Chinese Herbalist and Childbirth Doula. She received advanced clinical training in hospitals throughout China in gynecology, pediatrics and classical herbal medicine and has worked in the obstetrics, oncology, and neurological & orthopedic rehabilitation departments at Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. Prior to attaining her masters degree in Oriental medicine, Sharon graduated with honors from Wesleyan University.

Sharon is certified with the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association for her work with acupuncture in addiction and recovery. She applies the integrated mind & body Chinese medicine approach to treating adults and children with ADD and other behavioral conditions. Sharon volunteered with the Tibetan Health Care Project in India treating Tibetan refugees with acupuncture. In addition to her graduate work in Chinese medicine and biomedical sciences, her training with Tom Bisio and Frank Butler in Zhenggu Tuina and with Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen in Body Mind Centering has enhanced her ability to recognize the body’s innate signs of harmony and imbalance.

Sharon believes that her role as a Chinese medicine practitioner is to help relieve the suffering of the body as well as of the heart. She is grateful to be in a medical profession she loves and endeavors to offer Chinese medicine’s healing potential to all her patients. Sharon enjoys teaching martial arts to children and is a longtime practitioner of Iyengar and Anusara yoga, Hungga kungfu, and Vipassana Meditation.

 

Suzanne Connole, MSTOM, L.Ac.

Acupuncturist

SuzanneConnoleLAcSuzanne Connole found her way to acupuncture and Chinese Medicine after having used acupuncture to heal from a painful injury. She found that not only was her pain gone, but she felt better in almost every way and her path in life was clear. Having studied chinese culture, literature and martial arts for many years before, Chinese Medicine fit into her way of life and thinking quite easily. Suzanne graduated from the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in New York in 2003 and has been practicing ever since.

Suzanne knew that she wanted to help women in some way and has been able to focus her practice and studies on women’s health. Her goal is to provide a space for healing, ease the transitions through life and help patients achieve their potential. Suzanne is committed to a life-long path of learning and most recently has been studying advanced herbal medicine with Sharon Weizenbaum at the White Pine Institute in Amherst, MA. Suzanne also has had training as a doula and is a faculty member at both Tri-state College of Acupuncture and Pacific College of Oriental Medicine.

 

Cherrie Laygo, DAOM, L.Ac.

Acupuncturist

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Dr. Cherrie Laygo  is a California Board licensed, NCCAOM Certified Acupuncturist and Chinese Herbalist as well as a Licensed Massage Therapist. She became interested in Traditional Chinese Medicine through personal experience with her own health and as a natural progression to her long career as a Massage Therapist.

Dr. Cherrie Laygo received her Doctoral degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine in Santa Monica, Ca. where she was part of the teaching staff in the  Masters program. She also graduated from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in New York City with a Masters of Science in Traditional Oriental Medicine.

She incorporates Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine, Electro-Acupuncture, Cupping, Moxibustion, Gua Sha, Medical Massage Therapy and more in her treatments of patients. She is a general practitioner with a special interest in women’s health, musculo-skeletal disorders, pain management, anxiety, mental emotional health and digestive disorders.

Currently, Dr. Laygo and her family moved back to New York City after almost 6 years in Los Angeles, Ca. She is on the Oriental Medicine teaching staff at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, where she teaches the Gynecology course in the Master’s program.

As a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM/TOM) practitioner, her objective is to unite the best knowledge of both systems, TCM and Western Biomedicine, focusing on corrective and preventative care in order to help achieve optimum health and longevity of Life.