Ava Amescua earned her Master of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine degree from Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine in August 2014. This four-year program consists of 2,850 hours of education including 795 hours of clinical practice. Ava’s training includes adjunctive therapies such as moxibustion, tui na, acupressure, cupping, auriculotherapy, and dietary and lifestyle recommendations.
Ava is certified as a Diplomate in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) in August 2014. This includes certification in Clean Needle Technique and Chinese Herbology. Ava is a member of the Acupuncture Association of Colorado. She is a licensed acupuncturist in Colorado. None of these licenses, certificates, or registrations has ever been suspended or revoked.
Prior to attending school for Chinese Medicine, Ava earned her Associates in Occupational Science in Massage Therapy in May 2009 and has been practicing Massage Therapy since. The program consisted of an intensive 1300 hour program including an internship in the school and in a private practice.
Ava has advanced her education in Body Contouring Wraps, Advanced Myofascial Release, Personal Training Certification (Not currently practicing as a personal trainer) and Cosmetic Acupuncture.