About Jen

Welcome to Being Elemental where you cJennifer Ward_FINAL-2an become a more balanced being!

Jennifer M. Ward LAc, CAP

Licensed Acupuncturist, Certified Ayurvedic Practitioner, Integrative Health Coach

Jen combines the tools of Ayurveda, Chinese Medicine and Integrative Health Coaching to help clients achieve their optimal health. By applying ancient wisdom to a modern lifestyle, Jen will help you balance your health by uncovering the root of your imbalance. The goal is to create lifelong change and by understanding our constitutional health, our nature within, it’s possible to achieve vibrant health. Jen offers individualized support and incorporates the appropriate health tools to help you become a more balanced being.

Jen believes in both the power of food as medicine and the importance of mind-body connection. She helps clients refine digestion, incorporate stress reduction tools, optimize their hormonal health and educates them about health prevention. Jen found wellness within and is passionate about helping others support their health and prevent imbalances. Jen turned to whole foods, yoga and holistic health in 2001 helping to alleviate her severe PMS, heartburn and years of colds and sore throats. She was an advertising/marketing executive for fourteen years and left the Food Network and NYC behind in 2011 to move to Portland, OR.

Jen is certified as an Integrative Health Coach, Ayurvedic Practitioner, Acupuncturist, Diplomate of Oriental Medicine and Pilates Instructor. In addition to her Masters in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, she holds professional training certificates from Kripalu School of Ayurveda, Duke University Integrative Medicine, Institute for Integrative Nutrition, The Natural Gourmet Institute and Institute for Psychology of Eating. She is passionate about service animals and is an avid volunteer with PAVE: Paws Assisting Veterans.

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