OUR TEAM

DR ANTHONY LOPRESTI

General Practitioner & Osteopath

Dr. Anthony Lopresti is an osteopathic manipulative therapy specialist. He graduated from Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1973 and also specializes in diabetes, sports medicine, and allergies.

ERIN LANE-FORD, RN

Registered Nurse

Erin moved to the Bay Area from Orange County in 2016. She has been an RN since 2004, working primarily in the Emergency Dept, as well as Recovery. Erin is now performing IV Therapy in our office, helping to relieve pain and improve overall wellness and energy levels of our patients.

GREG WILLIS, L.AC

Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine

Greg received his Master's degree in Chinese Medicine, and is finishing his doctorate at ACTCM/CIIS with focus in Therapeutics and Gynecology. He has worked at CPMC stroke clinic, ACTCM clinic, Chicken Soup Chinese Medicine and spent a month at hospitals in Zhengzhou, China under the Henan University as part of his doctoral program.  He also has extensive massage training in Shiatsu, Tui Na, and positional release.

SHAMA CHAVAN

Ayurvedic Counselling

Shama is truly in love with the science of Ayurveda and has been exposed to it since early childhood. Her keen interest in herbs and holistic approach of Ayurveda to healing led to Shama pursuing her BAMS (Bachelors in Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery) training from Pune, India. She continued her studies and has received her M.D. in alternative medicine.  She has been practicing Ayurveda in the US for more than 5 years and her understanding of the diverse cultures & lifestyle helps her customize treatment plans based on a patient's needs using principles of Ayurveda.

** Ayurveda training is recognized by the Central Council of Indian Medicine, New Delhi & alternative medicine training recognized by Indian board of alternative medicine. "

SALMA SCHEMPP

Stress Management & Meditation Therapist

Salma studied and trained at the International Preksha Meditation Center in New Delhi, India, JFK University, as well as the International Coach Federation. From 2004-2014, Salma also served as the founder and director of the Alternative & Holistic Health Center in Walnut Creek and Fremont California. As founding director, she successfully coordinated numerous events targeting holistic and wellness communities and taught meditation therapy.

GARY CHU

Yoga

Gary's bio coming soon!

PATRICE JOHNSON

Functional Massage

Patrice graduated from the National Holistic Institute in Emeryville California.  She is a member of ABMP (Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals) and licensed through the CAMTC (California Massage Therapy Council). Patrice has experienced neck and shoulder injuries, including two shoulder surgeries. Because of this experience, she is deeply committed to connecting with clients and providing compassionate care. She values health and wellness, and helping clients manage chronic pain, rehabilitation, and healing through bodywork and a holistic health perspective. Her massage modalities include Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, Swedish, IASTM, and Massage Cupping.

Office: (925)476-5379

Fax: (925)476-5387

130 La Casa Via, Bldg 2, Suite 110
Walnut Creek, CA 94598

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