The opening paragraph of that email was just as intriguing. “From across the room standing on worn wooden boards mimicking my first attempt at Tai Chi I knew he was the one. Two months later he walked into my graduate level massage class as one of the instructors. Two years and two firemen later we finally went on our 12 hour dream date that hasn’t ended in over 10 years. Two babies later we have gotten hundreds of women pregnant-together!” Find out how: www.AmericanAcu.com.
Kristen Burris, L.Ac. is a nationally-recognized acupuncturist and herbalist for women’s health.
She has been featured on National Public Radio, KUSI-TV News, KPOP Radio, and Pregtastic Radio Podcasts. Ms. Burris has also been interviewed by Parenting magazine, Natural Health magazine, Better Nutrition magazine, Achieving Families magazine, Natural Foods Merchandiser magazine, Today’s Local News, the Quad City Timesand most recently, the Eagle Independent newspaper. Kristen is also a contributor to the Eating Healthalisciously and Review Anti-Aging blogs.
Ms. Burris’ primary focus is women’s health. She treats patients for infertility, menstrual irregularities, ailments during pregnancy and hormonal imbalances throughout menopause. Kristen is one of the only acupuncture experts in Idaho with extensive experience in the IVF process and has provided acupuncture to patients during IVF and IUI procedures. Ms. Burris often accompanies patients during their In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) procedures to increase pregnancy by 50% (Sterility and Fertility)April 2002 and 2006.
Her practice is not limited to women’s health exclusively. She treats patients for everything from migraines to low back pain to irritable bowel syndrome. Ms. Burris is an advocate for integrating Eastern and Western medicine for optimal health. Kristen combines her skills of acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine and nutrition with her compassionate approach to promote healing in her patients.
Ms. Burris and her husband, Tony Burris L.Ac., M.S., are the founders of the wellness center American Acupuncture Center in Eagle, Idaho Her vast experience enabled her to treat patients at San Diego Hospice, UCSD Free Clinic and UCSD Dental Acupuncture Study. The majority of her referrals are from medical doctors, including several of the most prestigious fertility centers in the country.
Tony Burris, L.Ac., provides women in mid-life with acupuncture and natural health solutions for menopause and perimenopausal syndrome. His practice focuses on long-term wellness strategies for bone health, weight maintenance, cardiovascular health and hormone balancing and all of the 34 symptoms associated with menopausal life transition.
Tony is a 15-year practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and was an instructor at the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine (PCOM) in San Diego. His reputation and successful work with professional athletes was the inspiration and subject of a feature story in the San Diego Union-Tribune . More recently he was interviewed by theEagle Independent, the Valley Times, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, the Orlando Sentinel, the Baltimore Sun, the Chicago Tribune, the Morning Call, and the Hartford Courant as well as Fox News 13 in Seattle, Fox News 5 in San Diego and WGN-TV in Chicago.
Tony graduated with honors from Bowling Green State University and went on to Pacific College of Oriental Medicine where he was a Helio Scholarship winner and graduated magna cum laude. He is a long-time practitioner of tai chi, qi gong and meditation and spoke at the University of California at San Diego Medical School on the subject of alternative therapies.
Tony studied the classic Chinese medical texts Shang Han Lun and Jing Gue Yao Lue with Dr. Jian Min Fan, one of the foremost experts on those books. Tony also spent several years of formal study at the Taoist Sanctuary of San Diego, where he was ordained as a Tao Shih (道士), a title given to those formally recognized for their knowledge and cultivation of Taoist traditions and practices.
by: Sam Leccima & Shani Leccima