Laura Sicari is a licensed acupuncturist with over a decade of study and training in acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, yoga, meditation, and other healing modalities. She currently holds a Master of Acupuncture degree from Maryland University of Integrative Health (formerly the Tai Sophia Institute) and will complete her Master of Oriental Medicine degree in Spring 2017; the Master of Oriental Medicine advances Laura's understanding of Chinese herbal medicines and makes her healing practice more comprehensive and dynamic. Her treatments incorporate her expertise as an acupuncturist and herbalist, along with her skills as a yoga instructor. She finalized her yoga training at the Sivananda ashram in Orleans, France and has continued her intensive meditation studies in the Nyingma and Kagyu lineages of Tibetan Buddhism. Laura has worked in variety of clinical and private care settings, including the Integrative Health Center in Timonium, MD, the Penn-North Community Center in West Baltimore, as well as various yoga and meditation retreats. As the sole proprietor and practitioner for Sicari Healing Arts, Laura employs a variety of methods, honed through her training and her own life experiences, to suit each patient's unique needs. Her interests and passions include women's health, addiction recovery, as well as spiritual and mental health and well-being. Her work as an actor, aerialist, movement artist and lover of poetry, gives rise to her belief that fully inhabiting and loving our bodies is essential to health.