Adam was born with a rare and serious genetic disease and was very sick for the first 10 years of his life. His experiences growing up led him to seek the answers to life’s mysteries from a very early age. He has spent more than 25 years studying a wide variety of the world’s spiritual and mystical traditions and earned a master’s of metaphysics (MM) degree in 2007. He is a 500-hour experienced registered yoga teacher (E-RYT 500), reiki master-teacher, and non-denominational minister.

Adam is also a licensed acupuncturist (LAc), nationally certified diplomate of Oriental medicine (DiplOM), and soon to be a doctor of acupuncture and Chinese medicine (DACM). Adam graduated from Pacific College of Health and Science San Diego in 2011 with his master’s of science in traditional Oriental medicine (MSTOM). Upon graduation, Adam furthered his studies at the Chengdu TCM University in Chengdu, China. He is also a certified advanced practitioner of Esoteric Acupuncture, trained by Dr. Mikio Sankey.

When he isn’t teaching, Adam enjoys serving tea ceremonies and spending time with his family. He is the owner and operator of The Retreat: Tea & Wellness in San Diego, CA.

Specialties: Esoteric Acupuncture, Pediatrics, Yoga, Meditation, Metaphysics, and Tea

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