Stefan Grace is a NCCAOM board-certified acupuncturist and herbalist. Stefan practices a lineage of Chinese medicine that combines Tuina (Chinese medical massage), Craniosacral therapy, acupuncture, and Chinese herbs. Stefan has been studying and practicing this lineage of medicine for fifteen years, gaining his clinical training in an apprenticeship setting through the course of his martial arts training with Vince Black and the North American Tang Shou Tao Association. He is a graduate of the National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, OR, where he received his Masters of Science in Oriental Medicine. His time in school was focused on the clinical application of herbal formulas from the classical Chinese herbal compendium the Shang Han Lun.
He has been practicing the Chinese internal martial arts for over twenty years, training in several lineages of baguazhang, xingyiquan, and taijiquan. He is an Instructor in the North American Tang Shou Tao Association, teaching qigong, baguazhang, and xingyiquan locally. With fifteen years of experience in Chinese manual medicine, and an ongoing dedication to training the internal martial arts as medicine for both himself and his patients, Stefan brings a well-rounded approach to his medical practice. He utilizes a variety of modalities to take full advantage of the breadth and flexibility of Chinese medicine.