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Alys Guttenplan, LAcLicensed Acupuncturist

Ms. Guttenplan is a lifelong athlete and former competitive figure skater. She became interested in the study of acupuncture following a successful course of acupuncture treatment for lower back pain she was experiencing. Ms. Guttenplan enrolled in Tri-State College of Acupuncture in 2007 and has been practicing acupuncture since her graduation in 2010.

Prior to becoming an acupuncturist, Ms. Guttenplan worked as a medical social worker for 10 years, after receiving her Master of Social Work from New York University in 2002. Ms. Guttenplan is also a certified yoga instructor and trained at the renowned Kripalu Institute for yoga and health.

Ms. Guttenplan enjoys utilizing her varied background in her acupuncture practice. She is still an avid figure skater and currently trains in New York City at The Skating Club of New York. She is also a member of the United States Figure Skating Association's national network of healthcare providers.

Education

  • Llicensed Acupuncturist in NY, NJ
  • L. Ac (NJ & NY)
  • NCCAOM Diplomate of Acupuncture
  • Licensed Master of Social Work - LMSW
  • Certified Yoga Instructor
  • Kripalu Hatha Yoga & Restorative Yoga