Ashley Flores is a licensed Acupuncturist, nationally certified Chinese herbalist, and certified Shiatsu practitioner. She studied Traditional Chinese Medicine and Bodywork at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in Chicago, graduating with a Masters in Traditional Oriental Medicine and a certificate of Asian Bodywork Therapy. She continued her education at Zen Shiatsu in Evanston, earning a certificate of Zen Shiatsu.
Ashley is passionate about practicing and teaching Eastern medicine, and enjoys learning about health and the body in a holistic sense. In discovering East Asian medicine, she learned to use acupuncture, herbal medicine, and bodywork to promote healing in a way that celebrates the interconnectedness of the body, mind, and spirit. She is especially interested in internal medicine and women’s health.
In addition to teaching at Zen Shiatsu, Ashley is also maintains a private practice in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood, and is the Coordinator of Prescription Services at Inner Ecology, a botanical pharmacy and prescription service in Chicago.