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Tara Diaz

Meet Tara Diaz

Tara Schachter Diaz, L.Ac. is a licensed acupuncturist and herbalist. She holds a Master’s Degree in Traditional Oriental Medicine from Emperor’s College in Santa Monica, CA.

 

Tara has been interested in both allopathic medicine and natural remedies since childhood. Feeling called to the healing arts, Tara pursued a bachelor’s degree in psychology where she was first introduced to mind-body medicine.

 

Following a brief career in hospitality, Tara pursued her Master’s Degree in Chinese Medicine and has been mentored by Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald, focusing on integrative medicine for several years.

 

Tara’s areas of interest include sports medicine, women’s health, metabolic disorders, digestion, and mental and emotional health. She employs an integrative east-west approach using acupuncture, herbs, and nutritional supplements to improve health, prevent disease, and alleviate symptoms.

 

Tara’s own health and vitality have been greatly enhanced by Chinese Medicine. Her approach to treating patients focuses on diet, exercise, stress reduction, and mind-body practices such as yoga, tai chi, qi gong, and meditation to restore and maintain optimal health. Tara is an advocate for preventing diabetes having seen the effects of this disease in her own family.

 

Tara enjoys Middle Eastern dance, which she has practiced and performed since 2002. Her other hobbies include, yoga, qi gong, and cooking.

FEATURED ARTICLES ABOUT TARA

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YOU'LL WANT TO STEAL DESIGN TIPS FROM THIS CALMING STUDIO

By Christie Calucchia

"Creating a space that's free of clutter allows the mind to feel relaxed and peaceful, according to Diaz. Keep your home organized with beautiful pieces that don't sacrifice function for style or vice versa."

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"LISTEN TO YOUR PATIENTS, THEY KNOW THEIR OWN BODIES." WITH TARA DIAZ

By Bianca L. Rodriguez Ed.M., LMFT

"Tara’s vision in opening Tara Diaz Wellness was to create a community sanctuary for healing that employs her integrative east-west approach using acupuncture, herbs, and nutritional supplements to improve health, prevent disease, and alleviate symptoms."

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LICENSED ACUPUNCTURIST

By SHOUTOUT LA

But the thing I am most proud of is that many people trust me with their healthcare. Oftentimes, people feel like I am the first provider to hear their whole story and give them hope and they feel valued. To me that is my biggest success.

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MEET TARA SCHACHTER DIAZ OF TARA DIAZ WELLNESS IN EL SEGUNDO

By VoyageLA

Many people come to me for pain, but continue treatment because they’re sleeping better, have better digestion and a better outlook on life because while their stress is still there, their stress hormones are regulated with acupuncture and herbal medicine.

Herbal Medicine
I exist to bring healing to all people,
so they may live as the highest version of themselves.

-Tara Diaz