Blending The Art & Science Of Wellness.
Welcome to AcuBlend, serving client's healthcare needs in Connecticut and New York with convenient care. AcuBlend knows that a combination of methods achieves maximum wellness. Wellness is not just about alleviating what ails you: it’s about preventing ailments before they develop. Prevention is better than cure! AcuBlend's mission is to provide powerful customized treatments for you to connect your physical, mental and emotional bodies towards reaching balanced states of health and well being with the use of Acupuncture, a variety of bodywork modalities, herbal medicine, sound healing, movement therapies and lifestyle support.
AcuBlend's vision is to educate you about the treatments provided; to inspire as well as empower you and many others to embrace learning about your bodies so that you fully participate in your healing process with presence and self-awareness. AcuBlend aims to facilitate your personal shifts fostering lifetime changes towards health in all areas of your life. We understand that many people have anxiety about trying Complementary and Alternative Medicine so AcuBlend will create a soothing environment to put you at ease. A simple stress free by appointment only system guarantees thorough client focused care. AcuBlend believes in Integrative Medicine and is prepared to ally with all disciplines of healthcare practitioners who clients work with to yield optimal results. AcuBlend gives our clients the best care by Blending the Art & Science of Wellness!
Dr. Sian James, DAc, LAc, LMT, RYT
Dr. Sian James is licensed in Acupuncture and Massage Therapy in the states of Connecticut, New York & Pennsylvania. She completed her graduate and doctorate studies at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine located in New York City, and San Diego. Dr. James pledges herself towards the lifelong commitment of mastering Complimentary & Alternative Medicine and offering this powerful art and science of holistic healing. She is board certified by the NCCAOM®, NCBTMB®, and by the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association as an Acu Detox Specialist. Dr. James is an essential oils enthusiast and has studied extensively with Peter Holmes LAc. and understands the therapeutic application of essential oils in Chinese Medicine. She performs traditional massage therapy modalities such as Swedish, Deep Tissue, Pregnancy, Hot Stone, Reflexology and expands her bodywork tool kit to include Vibrational Sound Massage, and Ashiatsu Massage. She is a Vibrational Sound Association Certified Sound Therapist; and has trained with Sage Academy for Sound Healing with Grand Gong Master Don Conreaux at Ananda Ashram. Dr. James is a DeepFeet® Certified Ashiatsu practitioner. Dr. James began her healthcare journey as a Nationally Certified Recreation Therapist, having received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Recreation & Leisure, with a minor in Psychology from Southern Connecticut State University. She has 10 years of experience working with the Alzheimer’s and Geriatric population. It was in this environment where she recognized that prevention is better than cure. She completed her Clinical Massage Therapy program at Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy in Westport, CT. She studied Kripalu Yoga at Kripalu Center for Yoga & Wellness, and is a Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Teacher. As a 200-hour registered Kripalu Yoga Teacher she blends the elements of breathing, mindfulness and movement therapy into her treatment sessions where appropriate. Dr. James is a Trinidadian native who immigrated at age two to New England where she currently resides in Fairfield County, Connecticut. Her interest in international outreach has led Dr. James to complete in April 2016 a volunteer mission with The Integrative Health Project in Guatemala providing Acupuncture in addition to Diabetes and Hypertension health screenings to Mayan locals. Future research and specialty interests of Dr. James spans from Psycho-emotional disorders, Autism, Addiction, Autoimmune Diseases, Endocrine Disorders, Dermatological Disorders, HIV/AIDS, Lyme Disease and Cancer. Her vision is to integrate Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine as an effective adjunctive medicine.