Koko Evans, LAc, holds a Master of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine degree from Daoist Traditions College of Chinese Medical Arts located in western North Carolina. This four year graduate program provides an education in Classical Chinese Medicine requiring thorough study and practice of the Five Meridian Systems. Classical Chinese Medicine is deeply rooted in the rhythms of nature and places great emphasis on the mind-body connection. This is a unique and well-rounded education consisting of over 3200 hours, including over 1000 hours of clinical internship. Additionally, the program includes biannual lectures from Jeffrey Yuen, an 88th generation Daoist priest, who is widely respected for his knowledge of Classical Chinese Medicine.
Koko is certified through the NCCAOM (National Certification Commission for Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine) and holds a Diplomate of Oriental Medicine which requires certification in both acupuncture and herbal medicine. She is also a member of the Acupuncture Association of Colorado and the American Acupuncture Council.
Koko deeply appreciates and respects the connection of spirit and body in the realm of Chinese Medicine. She has special interest in and has effectively treated pain, digestive disorders, skin conditions, anxiety, depression, addictions and a variety of women’s health issues including PMS, irregular cycles, and infertility. She is committed to providing high quality care through acupuncture, herbal medicine, supplements, essential oils and nutrition.
She is a firm believer in integrative healthcare and is delighted to practice with the Healing Horizons community. The collaborative process is engaging and empowering for patients and practitioners alike.
In her spare time, Koko enjoys yoga, dance, horseback riding, spending time with loved ones, hiking, reading and cooking meals.