Raven Sallie Seltzer, M.Ac., Lic. Ac., C-IAYT

Raven is a Licensed Acupuncturist, a Certified Yoga Therapist and the owner and Executive Director of the Boston Wellness Center.

 

She practices Chinese and Japanese styles of acupuncture and also offers adjunct therapies such as electroacupuncture, cupping and tuina acupressure. Raven specializes in treating women's health issues, neurological disorders and low back and neck pain.  As a clinical intern and assistant, she worked at Boston Medical Center in the Pediatric Pain Clinic, the PICU and NICU, as well as Family Medicine; she also interned at Element Care Clinic in Lynn, working with seniors and elders in the PACE program. 

 

She has been teaching yoga classes and workshops and offering private yoga therapy, Ayurveda and Reiki sessions since 2003. She is also a conference presenter/speaker and author of the trade paperback book:

 

Back to Balance: Heal Your Spine, Heal Your Life.

(Smartbird Publications, July 2013). 

 

     "My passion is showing others how to heal themselves and manage their pain through regular Acupuncture treatments, yoga classes and simple diet and lifestyle changes. All you need is the desire to heal and the willpower to stick with a program."

 

A yoga practitioner since 1981, Raven is a certified professional level yoga educator through the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Lenox, Massachusetts. She holds the highest credential available from the Yoga Alliance -- "E-RYT-500", having documented over 4,000 hours of yoga training and teaching experience in private and group settings. 

 

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Education:

Master of Acupuncture: MCPHS University/New England School of Acupuncture

Master of Arts in Film Production/Screenwriting: University of Southern California

Bacherlor of Arts in Russian Language & Literature: Mount Holyoke College

 

Professional affiliations:

ASM -- Acupuncture Society of Massachusetts

IAYT - International Association of Yoga Therapists

KYAA -- Kripalu Yoga & Ayurveda Association

NCCAOM -- National Certification Committee on Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine

Yoga Alliance -- Yoga Alliance

 

Awards:

NESA Community Leadership Award -- 2016

Student Leadership & Service Award -- MHC

Collegiate Broadcasting Award of Excellence --MHC