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Karen Marie Borla Licenced Acupuncturist
M. Ac., Dipl. O.M. (NCCAOM) FABORM

West Hartford Center, CT
860.523.9424

Karen Marie Borla Licenced Acupuncturist M. Ac., Dipl. O.M. (NCCAOM) FABORM

Karen Borla is a licensed acupuncturist, is nationally certified in Oriental Medicine and is a Fellow of the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine.  She received her Masters in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine from the New England School of Acupuncture in Watertown, MA, the oldest college of acupuncture and Oriental medicine in the United States, and has trained in Chinese Herbal Medicine at the China Beijing International Acupuncture Training Center in Beijing, China and with many masters here in the United States.

Prior to opening her private practice in West Hartford, CT, she practiced acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine for three years at the Winchester Hospital Community Health Institute in Woburn, Massachusetts.

Ms. Borla has a lifelong interest in natural and preventive healthcare.  She has also studied a variety of Asian bodywork therapies, martial arts, yoga, meditation and energy cultivation techniques.  She considers education a lifelong pursuit and welcomes every challenge as an invitation to learn.

Her most influential teachers include:

Rene J. Navarro, DIPL. Ac.
Shaolin kung fu, Tai ji chuan, Taost meditative practices, Chinese nutritional therapy.

Dr. Ping Chan, L.Ac.
Acupuncture, herbal techniques and Tui Na for traumatic injury.

Mike Berkley, L.Ac.
Eastern and Western approaches to treating infertility.

Daniel Camburn, L.Ac.
Herbal medicine; Advanced gynecology and infertility.

Ananda Apfelbaum and Jonas Westring
Tradtional Tai Massage.

Brugh Joy, M.D.
Heart centered meditation and psycho-spiritual techniques for self-realization.


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