Scot Taylor, owner and founder of Balance Acupuncture and Herbs, is a licensed and certified practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine. He has extensive knowledge of Oriental herbology and has trained in many traditional and modern styles of acupuncture.
He incorporates functional medicine as well as nutrition and lifestyle counseling into his practice and strongly believes that healing is a process in which the patient must take an active role. Scot constantly continues his training and education so that he can provide the very best care for his patients.
He holds a Master of Science in Oriental Medicine degree from The Academy of Oriental Medicine in Austin and has been practicing in San Antonio, Texas since 2001.
Karyn Moore received her Masters in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture from the Academy of Oriental Medicine in 2011. Prior to pursuing her degree in Chinese medicine Karyn worked as a licensed massage therapist for 15 years. The vast experience and knowledge of anatomy that she acquired working hands on with her massage clients make her a truly gifted acupuncturist.
Karyn believes that Traditional Chinese medicine, or TCM, is an important component of healthcare which provides us with greater treatment options. She is passionate about TCM because she believes it offers us the tools and knowledge as well as the strength to empower our own healing process and help bring balance to our lives.
Kimmi McMinn has been practicing Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) since December 2011 following her 3 year long student internship. She is NCCAOM Board certified and is licensed to practice TCM in the state of Texas. Kimmi was Valedictorian of her class at Texas College of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Her past professional experience includes: community development as both a Peace Corps and Crisis Corps Volunteer, emergency response in post-Katrina New Orleans, professional development/training/curriculum development, program and project management in various states and countries.
Kimmi has a BS in Biomedical Science from Texas A&M, a Master of Public Health from Tulane University, and a Master of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from TX College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. She has worked internationally in Moldova, Kenya, Morocco and Liberia.