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Wendy Sellens and Brian Downum
444 south cedros studio 120
Year of graduation: 07
Wendy Sellens LAc, FIACT
Wendy began studying massage in 1999 and trained in soft tissue manipulation with Dr.Vince Guagliano at www.aimsportsmedicne.com in Manhattan Beach CA. This specific treatment helped her create a large athletic clientele that significantly increased her clinical expertise. Her clients included players from the Dodgers, LA Kings, US women's water polo team and pro volleyball players. In 2000 she attended the original esthetic school and was taught by the first ever licensed esthetician. She continued her extensive skincare training with graduate classes at the Dermal institute. She has worked in high-end spas with an exclusive clientele in California and New York.
She specifically attended Chinese Medical School in San Diego to study orthopedics/sports medicine. She studied the eastern philosophy from Dr. Wu an orthopedic surgeon and the western philosophy from Matt Callison. Most of her internships were orthopedic spent at UCSD’s athletic department. Wendy also studied postural alignment with Egoscue and is a certified trainer.
Wendy has also been studying Medical Qi Gong since 2001 with Grandmaster Shih, in Danbury, CN, www.qihealer.com. Grandmaster Shih’s Medical Qi Gong is considered the highest level available in the United States and he is acknowledged as a leading expert in China. He is also a 5th generation Chinese Doctor and served on the Medical Board at the University of Nan Jing. Wendy is a certified qi gong instructor from The Chinese Healing Arts Center /Wu Tang Chuan Kung Association.
Wendy is co-founder of Pink Image breast thermography and built whiteRAVEN to house this studio to increase education about breast health. Wendy is also one of only a few breast thermography certified readers in the United States, trained by the original reader William Hobbins MD. Support the tee tees! www.mypinkimage.com
Brian Downum LAc
Born and raised in southern California, Brian saw his first glimpse into the Chinese arts while studying Chinese kung fu. After many years of studying martial arts, he was introduced to the art of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) which led him to seek schooling in San Diego. Throughout his studies and internships, Brian received training in Chinese meridian theory, orthopedic acupuncture, herbal medicine, tui na, and qi gong . In 2007 Brian co-owned Hidden Tiger Martial Arts where he taught classes and continued his training, as well as founding Jade Mountain Medicine. In 2008, Brian became a welcome addition to the West Coast Wellness Center where his practice ranges from orthopedics to internal medicine. In 2009, Brian Downum and Wendy Sellens created whiteRAVEN, where they practice together in the South Cedros Design District of Solana Beach.
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