Alumni Spotlight: Greg Casey

Greg Casey graduated from Daoist Traditions in 2014, he also holds an Associate Degree in Mathematics and Sciences from SUNY: Adirondack. He is certified by NCCAOM and is licensed to practice Chinese medicine in NC. He has also practiced in the state of RI as a licensed Doctor of Acupuncture. He recently returned to DTC as … Read More

Alumni Spotlight: Karen Litton

  Karen Litton is a 2008 Daoist Traditions graduate and practicing acupuncturist in North Carolina. She maintains a practice with the Chinese Acupuncture Clinic as well as her own clinic, Mountain Therapeutic, in Bryson City.  She has been an instructor at Daoist Traditions for seven years.  Teaching at Daoist Traditions I have taught several courses … Read More

Alumni Spotlight: Amanda Nolff, L.Ac.

Daoist Traditions students work exceptionally hard throughout their 4 year program, but what happens to them after graduation? Our Alumni Spotlight aims to highlight our graduates and the great work they are doing. Amanda Nolff, L.Ac., graduated from DTC in 2014 and has been providing acupuncture care to the Matthews, NC community ever since. We ran … Read More

7 Myths of Chinese Medicine – Debunked

There are many incorrect stereotypes when it comes to Chinese medicine even though it is regulated, studied, and scrutinized with the same critical lens as western medicine. In this article, we address some common myths about Chinese medicine and how these ideas are incorrect: 1. Chinese Medicine is Unregulated Chinese medicine is regulated by a … Read More

Acupuncture used as Primary Treatment for Sleep Apnea

A new study shows that acupuncture is a successful primary treatment for obstructive sleep apnea. In six randomized controlled trials with 362 subjects, researchers at the Tongji Medical College of the Huazhong University of Science and Technology in China compared manual acupuncture and electroacupuncture against a control group to measure the effects each treatment would … Read More

What it’s like to Have a Degree in Acupuncture

88% of our graduates are currently practicing Chinese medicine Getting a Master’s Degree in Chinese Medicine Earning a master’s degree in Chinese medicine requires four years of study, complete with clinical experience in the last two years. A master’s degree in acupuncture and Chinese medicine from Daoist Traditions​ stands apart from other master’s degrees, though – … Read More