For the Love of Healing
Susana Brooks, AP, LAc
Meet Susana, a licensed Certified Acupuncture Physician and NCCAOM Diplomate of Oriental Medicine in Florida. She graduated with honors from Grand Valley State University in 2006 before obtaining her Master in Oriental Medicine from the Acupuncture and Massage College in 2022, where she graduated as valedictorian.
Susana's passion for helping others began twelve years ago when she started practicing martial arts and yoga, which led to her becoming a certified yoga teacher. She specializes in teaching mindfulness, relaxation techniques, and restorative yoga flows. Additionally, she is a certified Ayurveda Health Counselor, having studied in the United States and India.
She is now pursuing her doctorate in Oriental Medicine at Five Branches University while studying holistic kinesiology.
Susana has a positive attitude toward life, and her enthusiasm, compassion, and calm demeanor are noticeable from the moment you meet her. She is fluent in English and Spanish, having been born and raised in Peru.
As a practitioner, Susana takes pride in her gentle and effective acupuncture treatments, which may include modalities such as moxibustion, guasha, cupping, e-stim, herbal formulas, tuina, and homeopathic injection therapy. Treating and educating patients is her true calling and something she enjoys.
EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND CERTIFICATIONS
Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine, FBU - current - May 2024
FL Licensed Acupuncturist – March 2023
Licensed Acupoint Injection Therapy – March 2023
Chinese Herbology NCCAOM Certification – March 2023
NCCAOM Diplomate of Oriental Medicine – March 2023
TCM Master of Oriental Medicine, AMC, Valedictorian – Jan 2020 – Aug 2022
Ayurveda Health Counselor, Sampoorna College of Ayurveda – 2019-2020
Ayurveda Internship, Apthasree Ayurveda Hospital – Oct 2019 (India)
Ayurveda Marma Therapy, Sampoorna College of Ayurveda – Aug 2019
Ayurveda Marma Massage & Panchakarma, Braham Yoga & Ayurveda – Nov 2018 (India)
Ayurveda Nutrition, Aiya Institute – Oct 2018 (Spain)
Yin Yoga Certification, Urban Bliss School of Yoga – Aug 2018
Yoga Alliance 200-Hour Teacher Training, Synergy Yoga – Jul 2018
Reiki I, The Center for Optimal Health – Aug 2015