Meet Our Team
Tamryn Storm Hawker
LAc., MSOM, LMT, RYT
My approach to health care is multi-faceted. I am a Nationally licensed Acupuncturist, Herbalist and East Asian Medicine practitioner, combining the wisdom from many different disciplines to address the unique health concerns of the individual, You! Graduating Summa Cum Laude from Dongguk University, and deepening my studies in herbal medicine and acupuncture in Beijing, China, have given me a rich foundation in this elegant medicine. I combine my degree in Holistic Nutrition and Complementary Medicine with over a decade's experience as a massage
therapist and yoga teacher to listen to and respond to the body as a whole.
I graduated from the American College of Healthcare Sciences in 2012, focusing primarily in Holistic Nutrition and Herbalism. After gaining some hands-on experience interning with herbalist and Naturopathic Dr. Katolen Yardley MNIMH in Vancouver, I moved to Big Sur to live, study and work at the Esalen Institute. During this year and a half immersion between the PCH and the Pacific ocean, I began my formal training as a yoga teacher and massage therapist, while interning with Dr. Randy Baker MD (homeopath and holistically oriented family physician). With many years experience working in private practice as a bodyworker I began my studies in Eastern medicine and Acupuncture at Dongguk University Los Angeles.
The health care industry has always fascinated me and as I navigated my own journey towards health and balance, I found myself looking for answers where there were often none - an overwhelming place that so many of us have found ourselves in. How is it that you can go to the doctor and be prescribed a test, a medication, a procedure and yet still not get better?
The body is an incredible vessel, and given the right circumstances it can heal from almost anything. Eastern medicine provides a framework from which to view the body, mind and spirit as a whole, thereby assessing the opportunities for nourishing deficiencies, invigorating blockages, and rebalancing disharmonies. From this supported place, the organism thrives.
It would be my pleasure to walk along this path of curiosity and discovery with you. Please do not hesitate to reach out should you have any questions about your particular situation.
Receptionist + Patient Care Co-ordinator
My name is Danielle Garcia. I’m happy to be a part of Artemisia Acupuncture + Apothecary as your patient care coordinator.
I have four years experience in surgery scheduling and patient care. In that time I have learned the importance of making patients feel understood, comfortable, and cared for, as well as emphasizing the significance of understanding their insurance and health care plan.
I look forward to contributing to the holistic environment here at Artemisia Acupuncture + Apothecary, making it a place welcome to anyone looking to improve the quality of their lives.
Wishing you a lovely, happy and healthy life!”