Turtle Dragon was established in 1994 with the intention of bringing to Austin the many benefits of Traditional Chinese Medicine and culture. Based upon timeless principles of balance and harmony, we employ and instruct an alternative and complementary perspective on health, wellness, longevity, and sustainable self-care techniques. 

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1307 East 38 1/2 Street

Austin, Texas 78722

512.452.1410

Fax 512.467.0486

info@turtledragon.com

 

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Zach Beattie, L.Ac.

I am a licensed acupuncturist, originally from Arkansas, living and practicing in Austin. I use acupuncture needles, Chinese herbs, dietary changes, and lifestyle modifications to treat the mind, body, and spirit.  I focus on integrating traditional and contemporary wisdom to help my clients flourish in our modern world.  During our sessions, I hope to provide you with a safe, open environment for exploration of any topic.

 

In my free time I enjoy practicing martial arts, cooking, and amateur woodworking. I am passionate about self improvement, and am currently doing my best to practice the 4 Agreements. I have a sweet dog, Ellie, who is my constant companion.

 

Training

 

I have a Master’s degree from the Academy of Oriental Medicine at Austin (AOMA). I am a Diplomate of Oriental Medicine through the NCCAOM, board certified, and licensed in the State of Texas (AC01679). My AOMA training included a rigorous coursework in acupuncture, herbal medicine, and over 1000 hours of clinical experience. During this time, I was also fortunate enough to study Neo-Classical Pulse Diagnosis under Dr. William Morris.

Currently, I am in the slow process of post-graduate studies in canonical Chinese herbal medicine with Dr. Arnaud Versluys.

I am interested in women’s health, pregnancy, and fertility, and plan to pursue advanced studies in those areas in the years to come.

 

Appointments

 

Initial appointments for acupuncture or herbal consults can be scheduled by calling the front desk at 512-452- 1410 ext. 24, or by booking online here. Online booking times are limited, so please call if no times are available on your desired day.

 

If you have any questions you may contact me directly by email.

 

If you would prefer to speak in person, I offer free 15 min consults.  These can be scheduled with the front desk or via email.