Camille Vardy, L.Ac., DNBAO received her Master of Traditional Chinese Medicine from Five Branches Institute (now known as Five Branches University) in Santa Cruz, California in 1993.
She continued her training at the Zhejiang College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Hangzhou, People’s Republic of China. She is a Diplomate of the National Board of Acupuncture Orthopedics (DNBAO). She has studied with Kiiko Matsumoto of Harvard University and with the phenomenal acupuncture neurologist, Dr. Ming-Qing Zhu.
She is an avid student of Jeffrey Yuen, 88th generation lineage holder of the Jade Purity Tradition of Chinese medicine, and a generous teacher of 4000 years of “ancient Chinese secrets”. Camille is highly dedicated to practicing, teaching and preserving this astounding body of knowledge.
Camille expects to complete her Doctorate in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in February 2011. In 2010, she presented an excerpt of her doctoral research at a conference held by the WFAS, a World Health Organization-affiliate.
She is currently enrolled in a Neurochemistry Diplomate program with the Carrick Institute.
Camille has independently studied nutrition for over 30 years.
She developed and practices her own muscle release technique called Muscle Melting™. She is certified in Medical Qi Gong therapy. She has trained in Cranial-Sacral therapy with the Upledger Institute.
Camille has taught at Five Branches Univesity since 1995, specializing in Chinese Medical Theory, Herbal Medicine, Acupuncture, Clinical Supervision and Business Management. She has taught Acupuncture Orthopedics diplomate candidates. She has led independent workshops on a wide variety of topics to both acupuncture students and practitioners. She has lectured to community and educational organizations throughout the Bay Area, including Stanford University.
Her specialties include immunology, pain management, neurochemistry and psychology, environmental illness and detoxification, internal medicine, and optimum aging.