Masja Van der Hoog

Life is a beautiful Journey.

I love treating people with Massage and Acupuncture.
I became a Health Care Practitioner, because I like helping people move through difficult life transitions, stress, injuries and pain. I enjoy helping people find balance, relaxation, and health, and facilitating them to become the best they can be.

My education as a practitioner was at Acupuncture Integrative Medicine College in Berkeley, and The Acupressure Institute in Berkeley, and I hold a Masters of Science in Oriental Medicine, and Ac...

I love treating people with Massage and Acupuncture.
I became a Health Care Practitioner, because I like helping people move through difficult life transitions, stress, injuries and pain. I enjoy helping people find balance, relaxation, and health, and facilitating them to become the best they can be.

My education as a practitioner was at Acupuncture Integrative Medicine College in Berkeley, and The Acupressure Institute in Berkeley, and I hold a Masters of Science in Oriental Medicine, and Acupuncture Board License, and an Acupressure Practitioner Diploma. I have been providing Healthcare in the Bay Area since 1999.

I specialize in Acupuncture, Cupping, Chinese Herbal Medicine, Acupressure Massage, Prenatal Massage, and Swedish Massage.

I treat Musculo- Skeletal, and Internal Medical diseases and disorders classified under Chinese Medicine, such as, neck and back pain,  (over use) injuries, stress, Insomnia, digestive issues, etc. I specialize in Acupuncture -Sports Medicine, and -Womens Health.

I practice Massage Therapy, Acupuncture, and Chinese Herbal Medicine in Oakland, by lake Merrit, at Aster Acupuncture, 999 Jackson street, Oakland, CA 94607. Phone #510-927-6800

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Where I Work
Available Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Education
1999

Acupressure Institute of America

Acupressure Practitioner Diploma.

2008

Acupuncture Integrative Medicine College Berkeley, Ca (AIMC)

Master of Science Oriental Medicine.

Experience
Acupuncture

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.

SPECIALTIES: Bodywork and Massage techniques I perform

Acupuncture

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

Bodywork & Massage

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

Spa

  • Swedish Massage with Citrus detoxifying Treatment

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