Hara Healing Center in Carpinteria, CA

Your Full Service Wellness Center, offering Acupuncture, Massage, Chinese Herbs, Qi Gong and Yoga in beautiful Carpinteria Califormia. 

Serving the Carpinteria, Montecito, Summerland and Santa Barbara communities.


A Holistic Approach to Health and Beauty


Hara Healing Center

Patricia Tenyer, L.Ac, LMT



I am a California State Board licensed Acupuncturist and Massage Therapist. I graduated Magna Cum Laude from Yo San University with a Masters degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine and also hold a Bachelors degree from Occidental College in Asian Studies. I have over 2000 hours of massage and specialized bodywork training, including cranio-sacral therapy, Myoskeletal Alignment Technique, Deep Tissue, Tui Na, and Pregnancy Massage.


 I have received specialized acupuncture training in pain management, women's health, immunology, and dermatology. In 2012, I completed an intensive certification training in Constitutional Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture with Mary Elizabeth Wakefield-one of the forerunners of Facial Acupuncture training and innovation. I am also trained in Medical Qi Gong and Tai Chi in the 38th generation Ni family tradition, as taught by Daoshing and Master Maoshing Ni, Doctors of Acupuncture and founders of Yo San University. 


In my practice, I use an integrative approach, creating a personalized treatment plan for each patient that can include acupuncture, herbs, diet, massage and movement therapy. My goal is to address the root of the problem and not just the symptoms. My needling technique is based on the Japanese style of acupuncture, a method that uses thinner needles and gentle needle insertion to achieve maximum results. This allows for an effective treatment with greater patient comfort.








Acupuncture in Carpinteria

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Services offered:


  • Acupuncture

  • Custom Herbal Formulations


  • Constitutional Facial Rejuvenation
            ("The Wakefield Technique")


  • Massage Therapy


  • Cupping


  • Cranio-Sacral Therapy


  • Erik Dalton's Myoskeletal Alignment Technique


  • Medical Qi Gong
         and Tai Chi


  • Yoga


  • Yamuna Body Rolling


  • Pilates-Based Exercises


  • Kinesiology Taping-

         Acutaping





Our Mission

At Hara Healing Center, our mission is to restore balance and well being to our patients while teaching them to be collaborators in their own healing.


Using an integrative approach, combining Eastern principles and Western science,
we create a personal treatment plan including acupuncture, herbs, diet, massage and
movement therapy to address the root cause of the problem and get you back to living
your life to the fullest. Our multifaceted approach facilitates the healing process on a physical and emotional level, while our emphasis on education helps our patients take
control of their own health.