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Kindra Shapiro, L.Ac., Dipl. OM

Degrees, Certifications and Clinical Experience


2005- Present: Clinical Practice

2011: Founded Denver Acupuncture Clinic

2001: Bachelors degree in Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, University of Colorado, Boulder 


2005: Masters Degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Southwest Acupuncture College, Santa Fe, New Mexico  

2016- Certified Dream Builder Life Coach,

Life Mastery Institute

2017: Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner, 

Functional Medicine University (

2003: Certificate in Acupuncture - International Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Beijing, China


2002-2003: Volunteer at Quan Yin Center, San Francisco California


2001: Yoga Teacher Training, Integrative Yoga Therapy (

2004-Present: Ongoing mentorship with Dr. Wilhelm Heppe:  (

1998-present: Practitioner of Yoga


1998-present: Practitioner of Meditation


Kindra Farizel-Shapiro is the founder of Denver Acupuncture Clinic and has been in clinical practice since 2005.  She holds a Masters Degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Southwest Acupuncture College, Santa Fe, and an undergraduate degree in Kinesiology and Applied Physiology from the University of Colorado, Boulder.  Kindra also holds a certification in Functional Medicine from Functional Medicine University and is a Life Mastery Coach through Life Mastery Institute (See Website).  
Kindra specializes in Digestive Health and Nutrition, Women's Health and Mental/Emotional Health.  She's dedicated to guiding and educating her patients to optimal health and wellness, while instilling empowerment and confidence in their ability to achieve their health goals. Bringing mindfulness and laughter to each interaction, Kindra's intention is to truly unravel the root cause of disease and to create a foundation of health that her patients can build upon for a lifetime of wellness.
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