Mindi K. Counts, MA, LAc.
- Licensed Acupuncturist
- Herbal Medicine (Western and Chinese) Practitioner
- Homeopathic Injection Therapy (Biopuncture) Practitioner
- Neurotransmitter Therapy Practitioner
- Additional training in Moxibustion, Cupping, Plant Spirit Healing, Acupressure, Zero Balancing, and Nutrition
Internationally-known holistic medical practitioner Mindi K. Counts is a Five-Element acupuncturist. A graduate of Naropa University’s Contemplative Psychology program, she is also a graduate of the Institute of Taoist Education and Acupuncture’s Master in Classical Acupuncture degree program, where she completed 4 years of training and over 2200 hours of study and 800 hours of clinical treatment.
Featured in Dr. Oz’s The Good Life magazine, Mindi brings vast training and experience, in addition to her acupuncture expertise, to her patients. Her goal as a practitioner is to meet each individual exactly where they are and to assist them in unlocking their potential so that they can live fully vibrant. She sees her clinical work as a partnership with each patient to develop a better quality of life.
Mindi is the founder of the Lafayette-based, international nonprofit Inner Ocean Empowerment Project, which heals trauma, restores health and builds resilience by bringing holistic healthcare and education to the places that need them most. She has led volunteer service missions in Indian slum communities, Burmese refugee clinics and the earthquake-ravaged areas of Nepal. Visit www.inneroceanempowermentproject.org for more information.
- Licensed Acupuncturist; (also Cupping, Moxibustion, Gwa Sha)
- Massage Therapist, specializing in Five Element Thai Massage
- Chinese Herbalist
- Nutritionist- Eastern and Western theories
- Lifestyle and Spirit Coach
- Level 2 AcroYoga Instructor of Acrobatics, Solar and Lunar Flying, Yoga, and Healing Arts with a focus on Thai massage
After discovering Chinese medicine in College, and feeling profoundly healthier, she chose the Master’s of Science in Traditional Oriental Medicine program at the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine-San Diego, while concurrently completing their Holistic Health Practitioner certification.
Halfway through, she transferred to the Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine College in Berkeley, CA. After successfully taking board exams, she took a year to learn and teach AcroYoga, while traveling the US, India, and Europe. Sarah landed in Santa Monica, CA, and spent the next 7 years practicing and teaching. In that time, she became internationally known for her offerings in the AcroYoga world, as Sarahpeutics.
She has recently moved to CO and joined the team at Inner Ocean Center for Healing, and is fresh and ready to share the wealth of wisdom she has cultivated from working with students, patients and through her own healing journey. Her 11+ years of teaching and treating experience has honed her abilities to efficiently identify the causes of pain and discomfort and gets her clients feeling great again!
Sarah is delighted by exploring nature, sipping craft beverages and eating delicious meals with her partner, Andy. She also enjoys hiking, flying, Thai-ing, and philosophizing about the wonders of the universe with her friends.