Masja Van der Hoog

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  • Acupressure Institute of America
  • Acupuncture Integrative Medicine College Berkeley, Ca (AIMC)



  • Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine.
  • Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine.
  • Other
  • Acupuncture/ Chinese internal medicine.
  • Moving Cupping.

Bodywork & Massage

  • Swedish Massage
  • Deep Tissue
  • Medical Massage
  • Sports Massage
  • Shiatsu
  • Craniosacral Therapy
  • Pregnancy Massage
  • Hot Stone Massage
  • Soma Cupping Massage Therapy

Masja Van der Hoog

Life is a beautiful Journey.

Balancing Body- Mind and Soul with Acupuncture, Herbs, and Massage Therapy.

Sometimes you get injured or loose the range of motion in your joints; you get stiff and painful from sitting or standing behind a computer; you have a lot of stress in your lives, balancing kids, and working long hours. We're all learning how to find balance.

 I love finding solutions to a more balanced, healthy life for my clients. I will help you stretch, and massage the deeper layers of tight muscle, and acupressur...

Where I Work

Aster Acupuncture in Oakland  

999 Jackson street, Oakland, CA 94607 Map it



Acupressure Institute of America
Acupressure Practitioner Diploma.
Acupuncture Integrative Medicine College Berkeley, Ca (AIMC)
Master of Science Oriental Medicine.


Notable Experiences

Aster Acupuncture, Oakland, CA; Owner/ Acupuncture Medical Provider.
I started my own Acupuncture house call business, in Oakland, CA, providing quality, affordable Acupuncture and Massage Therapy house calls. I was responsible for doing Acupuncture consults, treatments, Chinese Medicine prescriptions, nutritional consults, marketing, leadership, financial planning and book keeping, business planning, and finances, and this allowed me to open my Acupuncture Family Medicine Practice.
Charlotte Maxwell clinic; Acupuncture Medical Provider.
I provided Acupuncture intakes, diagnosis and treatment, and herbal Chinese Medicine for low income Women with Cancer in The Mission district in San Francisco.I did Acupuncture Medical intakes in English and Spanish, and worked according to an Integrative Medical model, Integrating information from Western and Asian Medical charts.
Dr LIfang Liang, Lac Acupuncture Gynecology: Paid Acupuncture internship.
As an Acupuncture Assistant, I did patient intakes, Medical chart preparation, filling herbal Chinese Medicine formulas, reception work, entry of patient information in tracker software, payments, appointments, reports, and insurance audits.