Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture
Satori Poch, Licensed Acupuncturist, Herbalist, Dipl. O.M
Satori Poch is nationally certified in both Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) and is licensed by the Virginia Board of Medicine. In San Francisco, California she worked in various hospital and clinical settings that included the California Pacific Medical Center for Stroke Rehabilitation Center, American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Community Clinic and the local Auricular Community Clinic. She also completed the Advanced Clinical Internship Program at Zhejiang Medical University's hospitals and clinics in Hangzhou, China with rotations in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) internal medicine, dermatology, gynecology, acupuncture and Tui Na (Chinese medical massage) departments. She received her post-graduate degree from the American College of Traditional Medicine and her Bachelor of Science degree from the College of William and Mary.
A native to Richmond, Virginia, Satori lives here with her husband, two sons and loving dog, Mochi. Her passion is helping people, families and communities achieve happy, healthy and balanced lives through Chinese Medicine.
Kristina Allred received her Master’s degree in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine at Southwest Acupuncture College in Santa Fe, NM. She is board certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and the State of Virginia. Kristina gained invaluable experience with clinical internships at Santa Fe Women's Health, Indian Health Services Hospital of New Mexico, St. Vincent Hospital and Health South Rehabilitation Hospital.
Continuing education and experience in nutrition as well as herbal medicine and Chinese traditional physical therapies have enriched her life as well as her practice. Working on organic farms and as a whole foods chef provided a practical knowledge of nutrition and health- taking it from the classroom to the plate! Kristina spent years studying with the Weston Price and Traditional Foods movement, eventually writing and publishing a weekly health column in the Coeur D’ Alene Press. As a member of the International Association of Reiki Professionals (IARP), she served as a volunteer with the University of Arizona Cancer Center, and guest instructor in vibrational medicine at the University of Arizona Medical School in the Integrative Medicine rotation for residents.
Kristina has practiced in diverse settings from hospitals to integrative wellness centers to high end spas. She is excited to join Satori in offering compassionate and beneficial care to the community at Comfort Acupuncture.