Wednesday, March 30, 2016

New Website and New Blog Location

We have a beautiful new WordPress website designed by POCA organization member GlossRocket (AKA Joe McNeilly!) Check it out, bookmark it and visit it often!

Our blog will be moving to the new website, so all new posts from now on can be found here.

This site will continue to host all of the old posts and some of them will occasionally will get cross-linked or re-posted.

Friday, March 11, 2016

Meet Our New Acupuncturist: Jen Cowing, LAc

Jen's passion for community acupuncture is fueled by her belief that everyone should have access to health care and be treated with compassion. She has been practicing as a sub at our sister POCA clinic Oakland Acupuncture Project, and we are now excited to welcome her to Sarana!

Jen will be working on Sundays 10 am - 2 pm, starting on 3/27/16 and on Wednesdays 2-6:30 pm, starting on 3/30/16.

Please see her bio below to learn more about this wonderful new acupunk.


Born in the Bay Area and raised in Plymouth, Massachusetts, I guess I’ve always appreciated dualities in life: East and West, tradition and innovation, and—later, studying Daoism and Anthropology at Boston University—yin and yang. I was struck by the notion that the laws of nature govern our bodies as well as the world, and moved by the simplicity with which this idea could assist such profound healing. At American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in San Francisco, I learned to find inner balance through natural medicine, and aspire to use these tools as a conduit for others in their own healing journeys. When I’m not doing that, I’m probably seeking out new music and delicious food, biking around Oakland, drinking wine and taking pictures of my cat, or running away from the geese at Lake Merritt. 

NEW! Tuesday Morning Massage with Sally Wang

NEW: TUESDAY MORNING MASSAGE!
with Sally Wang
9:30 -11:30 am, starting 3.15.16

Make your appointments online or call 510.526.5056

I grew up in Hong Kong and came to the United States in my late teens. I have been teaching yoga for about fifteen years. I am certified at the Diamond Light School of Massage and Healing Arts.  My bodywork style integrates tui na, shiatsu, stroking, stretching, and rhythmic compression to release tension and pain as well as generating relaxation, opening, and invigorating the body and mind.

My other interests include cooking, dancing, hiking, poetry, the outdoors, broadening my studies in integrative wellness, and spending time with my two grown children. I also enjoy volunteering at Sarana’s front desk

Massage at Sarana happens Mon, Thu, Fri 3-6 pm and Tues 9:30 -11:30 am, each day with a different practitioner, and costs $1 per minute.




Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Celebrate SARANA'S 8th BIRTHDAY with $10 Treatments!

Our clinic will turn EIGHT years old on

FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 2016

To celebrate we will have:
  • $10 acupuncture for everyone on 3.18.16 ($10 paperwork fee still applies for new clients, appointments highly recommended)
  • Festive snacks in the waiting room!
Come join us for an acu-nap on Sarana’s special day!