Lara Koljonen is the founder of Herbin Acupuncture & Wellness center in San Diego, located in Bankers Hill near Balboa Park. Her vision for HERBIN is to provide an integrative wellness approach to health care, focusing on balancing physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. She believes that HEALTH is your most valuable asset. She is passionate about health and doing her own healing work, as well as helping others create and maintain wellness and optimal health.
Lara is a licensed Acupuncturist, Herbalist, and breast health visionary. In 2006 she created Essentially Pink while finishing her Masters of Science degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine at the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego. She developed an acupressure exercise designed to move energy, blood & lymphatic flow in the chest & breast called the “Tulip Tap”. She promotes and lectures on her “S.E.X.Y. Steps” to breast health that outline the easy ways to integrate a lifestyle full of PREVENTION!
Lara also holds an undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology with a minor in Philosophy- Ethics from San Diego State University.