Raven Sallie Seltzer, M.Ac., Lic. Ac., C-IAYT, E-RYT 500

Raven is a Licensed Acupuncturist, a Certified Yoga Therapist and the owner and Executive Director of the Boston Wellness Center (formerly Self-Healing Solutions) since 2003.


She practices gentle classical Chinese and Japanese styles of acupuncture as well as tuina acupressure. Raven specializes in treating women's health issues, neurological disorders (MS, stroke recovery, Parkinson's Disease, etc.) 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. 


A yoga practitioner since 1981, Raven is a Certified Professional Level Yoga Educator through the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health. She holds the highest credential available through the national Yoga Alliance -- "E-RYT 500", having documented over 4,000 hours of yoga training and teaching experience in private and group settings. Also through Kripalu Center, Raven trained as an Ayurevedic Specialist. 


Raven is 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."




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



NESA Community Leadership Award 2016


State Acupuncture Licenses:

Massachusetts and North Carolina


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