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Dr Sarah Reyna

“Traditional Chinese Medicine isn’t just about acupuncture and herbs, it’s about helping people become a part of their own healing. My specialties include emotional issues, pain, weight loss, and anti-aging. I provide services for English as well as Spanish speaking patients.”

– Dr Sarah Reyna, DAOM, MSOM, Dipl.OM (NCCAOM), LAc

Dr. Sarah Reyna founded Beautiful Ama Acupuncture in 2009 with the dream of providing a soft, compassionate place for people to heal. Dr. Reyna is passionate about helping people with emotional issues and mental illness, including stress, irritability, depression, anxiety, sleep issues, bipolar disorder, addiction, seasonal affective disorder (SAD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Since Dr. Reyna is so passionate about treating emotional issues, her doctorate dissertation was about the treatment of depression and anxiety with integrative medicine.acupuncture, medicinal plants and food therapy.

Dr. Reyna also specializes in treating pain including muscle pain, joint pain, headaches, and migraines and has training in sports medicine acupuncture. She loves the anti-aging effects of cosmetic acupuncture for the face and neck as well as metabolic acupuncture to assist with weight loss. Dr. Reyna treats patients who speak Spanish as well as English using acupuncture, herbs, and food therapy.
Dr. Reyna became interested in herbal medicine after it saved her life while traveling in Nepal. She was staying with a family there, and the mother of the family used herbal medicine on her life-threatening infection since she did not have access to antibiotics until returning home. They saved her life and she began studying herbal medicine and then acupuncture as a result. Ama is the word for mother in the Nepali language, and the clinic is named in honor of her beautiful mother in Nepal. Dr. Reyna still keeps in contact with her Nepal family and visits them whenever possible.

Dr. Reyna tries to live a healthy, balanced life as much as possible. She makes sleep a high priority, eats an organic whole foods diet, and works out regularly doing martial arts, high impact interval training (HIIT), and powerlifting. She has a special love for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ), Muay Thai kickboxing, and many other types of martial arts. Dr. Reyna also receives regular acupuncture, massage, and chiropractic care. To maintain her youthful appearance, Dr. Reyna receives cosmetic acupuncture and uses herbal skin care products.
Dr. Reyna is a Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner, licensed acupuncturist, and board-certified herbalist. Dr. Reyna is licensed in acupuncture by the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice. She is a nationally board-certified herbalist, holding a Diplomate in Chinese Herbology and Acupuncture from National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). She is a member of the Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Association of Minnesota (AOMAM). Dr. Reyna earned both her Doctorate degree and her Masters of Science degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from the American Academy of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AAAOM). She is also certified in Mei Zen Cosmetic Acupuncture. Prior to founding Beautiful Ama, Dr. Reyna was a biomedical engineer and graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering.