Yoga: Ann's been studying Hatha Yoga since high school. She earned her certification as a Sivananda Yoga Instructor in 1991, in Val Morin Canada. When she moved to Vero Beach to practice Acupuncture, she offered a free, weekly, yoga class in Humiston Park for 2 yrs, then started the Jungle Club's yoga program for the next 2 yrs. She taught at the Bethel Creek House for 5 yrs, 1999 - 2004, when the summer hurricane damaged the building. The next 5 yrs were at Living Yoga Studio & the last 3 yrs at Harbor Branch.
Meet our Doctor of Oriental Medicine
Other hats: She's been a hospital bed maker, a hospital lab tech, a photographer, actor, stage manager, yearbook editor, bartender, security guard in a Cambridge synthetic blood start-up & a bank teller. She has a Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) from Pratt, in NYC. She's made presentation drawings for the White House solar collectors installed in one administration, and removed by the next. She' been a designer, project manager, department head & firm associate; real estate broker, consultant & federal hazard mitigation officer.
In Vero, she's co-lead the Mindfulness Meditation group, volunteered with Youth Guidance, Oceanside Business Association, the HBOI Manatee ID program, the Laura Riding Jackson Porchwriters, and had a Vero Beach News Weekly column for a year.
She now volunteers with the Center for Spiritual Care & enjoys the arts, singing, live music, golf, pickle-ball, boating, bicycling, & hiking.
TCM Residency in Beijing
Vero Beach Acupuncturist
Ann Belinkoff, DOM is a graduate from the New England School of Acupuncture (NESA), and is licensed by the State of Florida Board of Health as a Doctor of Oriental Medicine.
In the U.S. all acupuncture schools teach Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). At NESA, Ann completed 2, optional, Japanese programs, as well. One year in Meridian Therapy under Steven Birch, L.Ac., and two years in Kiiko-style with Kiiko Matsumoto, L.Ac.
Post NESA, she's completed Herbal Medicine with Ted Kaptchuck OMD, Japanese Toyohari with Kowei Kurohara AP, N.A.E.T. with Devi Nambudripad AP, MD, Korean Hand Therapy with Dan Lobash, AP, Zhu's Scalp Acupuncture with Ming Qing Zhu AP, Muscle Activation with Kevin Votta CPT, & Abdominal Acupuncture with Dave Shipsey, AP.
She's a co-founder & Treasurer of the 501c3 educational nonprofit TAF: Tranformative Acupuncturists of Florida.
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