Elaine received her Master of Science in Traditional Oriental Medicine from the Pacific College in Chicago, where she now teaches Herbal Medicine and Theory.  During her graduate work, she studied meditation and healing in Malaysia, Thailand, and China and received her Diplomate from National Certification for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.  After practicing all over the Midwest and in Germany, Elaine returned to Chicago to make her permanent home.  Elaine is a state-licensed and nationally-accredited, specializing in Japanese acupuncture, classical Chinese herbalism, Qi Gong, and Reiki and a founding member of Bluebird Wellness.