Crystal has a practice offering massage, bodywork, yoga, and has been a birth therapist since 2002. She would like to continue helping others heal through Chinese medicine. Crystal is also a mother of 7 and values family above all else. Hobbies are gardening, cooking, creative arts, and healing practices.
Ali grew up in New York, but she’s called Nashville Tennessee home for over fifteen years and only brings out her Long Island accent under extreme duress. Ali is a mama, printmaker, organizer and acupuncture student who is passionate about community acupuncture and helping create a world where everyone has the opportunity for good health and restorative naps.
Tess graduated in 2011 with a bachelors degree in Hotel and Tourism Management and a minor in Business from the University of Tennessee, which led her to manage hostels and non-profit organizations in the US and Latin America. While managing an environmental non-profit in Nicaragua in 2013, she contracted dengue fever which forever altered her life path. She began receiving acupuncture because it was the only thing that would help her pain and energy level. After returning to the US, she began assisting acupuncturists in Asheville, NC, was inspired by the results she saw, and decided to begin school at Jung Tao.
After twenty plus years in health care, James chose to expand his knowledge to classical Chinese medicine. He holds a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and a Master’s degree in Professional Counseling from Johnson University. His undergraduate degree in Leadership and Ministry Preparation was also earned at Johnson University. He served the community as owner and clinical director of Crossroads Counseling Center in Sevierville TN for ten years.
James Foshee is a Critical Care nurse passionate about bridging the gap between western and eastern medical traditions. His other passions include photography, gardening, and other outdoor activities. He’s also a husband and father to two beautiful girls.
Rebekah runs a full time yoga and massage studio and has been a practicing massage therapist for almost 16 years and a yoga teacher for about 10 years. Before owning her own studio, she worked with a highly respected Chiropractic office where she learned the need for multiple disciplinary approaches to healing the body. As a recipient of acupuncture, Rebekah was so impressed with the results, that she decided that this was the next step in her career as a bodyworker.
Tona became a natural health enthusiast as a teenager when the standard American diet (SAD) was making her sick. Now she is pursuing her dream of helping others improve their health through Chinese Medicine. When she isn’t working in the Jung Tao Clinic, she is busy serving the public as a county commissioner, growing a garden, and running with the big dogs (her Anatolian Shepherds).
Noah Morris has been working for 15+ years in the field of front line emergency medicine in disaster zones such as Katrina and the BP oil Spill. Noah has also spent years working in solidarity with community and land self defense, most recently he spent 8 months supporting water protectors in Lakota/Dakota/Hidatsa and Arikara territory. Noah also has a history of leading free clinics and proudly helped start the Common Ground Health Clinic and Odyssey House Community clinics in New Orleans, LA and is currently participating in the creation of the Mni Wiconi Health Project on the Standing Rock Nation. Noah is looking towards moving into the former coal producing regions of West Virginia to help fight the opioid epidemic with acupuncture as well as bringing the benefits of acupuncture to a population already struggling with access to healthcare.
Monique loves teaching to all skill level and is has both 200 and a 500 hr training certificates in Yoga Alliance. Now she teaches others how to teach yoga! Her favorite aspects these days are weaving Chinese medicine with yoga, and making this accessible for everyone.
Felicia Parker, LCSW, BCD
Felicia is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Board Certified Diplomat in Clinical Social Work. She has 20+ years of a broad based background in multiple aspects of psychiatry, clinical assessments, trauma informed care, diagnosis and treatment planning. As an intern, Felicia provides culturally sensitive care, and she believes in never doubting the capacity for your body to heal and to love.
Hinár Polczer, M.S.
Originally from Budapest, Hungary, Hínár Polczer moved to the USA in 1997 and to North Carolina in 1998. Hínár has a Master’s Degree in Information Science, and since 2002 he has been managing the UNC-CH Biology Department IT and has over 30 years of experience in various Information Technology roles. Hínár has been an avid practitioner of Traditional Kung Fu for almost three decades and has shared this discipline since the early 2000’s by founding UNC Monkey Kung Fu Club and Qigong.
Brian Wright originally hails from the great state of Minnesota, and currently lives outside of Charlottesville, Virginia. Brian is a longtime student and instructor of Qigong, and is AOBTA certified in Tui Na. He is eager to provide non-pharmaceutical, holistic health care solutions to the people of his community.