Sarah Gamble, Licensed Acupuncturist, MTOM, NCAAOM, has been practicing acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine since 1992. She holds a master’s degree in traditional Chinese medicine from the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. She is a certified practitioner in Chinese herbs and the bodywork modalities of Alexander Technique, Bowen Technique, Craniosacral Therapy, Reiki, Hammer Pulse Technique and Shiatsu. A former dancer and choreographer, Sarah’s understanding of her own body led her to knowledge about bodies and health overall. Innately grasping one of the main tenets of Eastern medicine, Sarah understood that areas of movement in a body indicate good health and areas that are “stuck” or lack movement, need attention.
Sarah’s long established practice now includes treatment for a wide range of issues. These include digestive, nutritional, immunological and circulatory conditions, chronic degenerative disease, side effects of chemotherapy and many other health concerns. Inspired by the births of her two sons while still getting her degree, Sarah became interested in holistic approaches to women’s health and specifically, in herbal approaches to fertility, pregnancy, labor, and delivery. In recent years she has worked on all facets of fertility and pregnancy. These include the treatment of women in labor at Brooklyn’s Lutheran Medical Center as part of a study on the use of Acupuncture during labor as a means of reducing rates of Caesarean sections.
In April 2010, with longtime colleague Margaret Sikowitz, Sarah opened Meridian Studio, in New York’s Flat Iron District. Meridian Studio functions as a large network of health-care practitioners that can be referred to serve patients’ needs. Patients build reputable health teams through Meridian’s network of like-minded professionals. Additionally, Meridian Studio offers workshops and lectures for practitioners, to help further their knowledge and practice.