Shawn Harris 2017-05-25T15:52:08+00:00
Shawn Harris
Shawn HarrisAsian Bodywork Therapist, Acupuncturist In Training
Shawn Harris is a student practitioner of acupuncture, herbalist, and avid practitioner of oriental medicine. Shawn graduated cum laude with a Masters of Traditional Chinese Medicine (MTCM) from Five Branches University. Five Branches University, being the top ranked school in California and 2nd in the United States has left him with a strong and specialized background. In addition to his educational background, Mr. Harris is a second generation acupuncturist who apprenticed under distinguished grand masters from the esteemed Zhejiang university in Hangzhou, China.

As a Navy veteran himself, Shawn is passionate about working with veterans and has done numerous externships, including working with mental health and PTSD at Mental Health Client Action as well as providing acupuncture at the veterans clinic in Santa Cruz, California.

Shawn truly believes that optimal health is best achieved by integrating Eastern and Western medicine. He combines various holistic principles with acupuncture, herbal medicine and nutritional counseling. Although Shawn specializes in Sports medicine and orthopedics, he has successfully treated innumerable ailments, including pain, musculoskeletal injuries, psycho-emotional conditions, digestive disorders, allergies, skin conditions, stress, depression, weight management and more. In addition to his practices in traditional Chinese medicine, Shawn has specialized training in Japanese acupuncture, naturopathic medicine, tuina, Eastern herbalism, and Qi Gong.

Shawn is currently pursuing his doctorate in acupuncture and oriental medicine, further specializing in neuromuscular medicine, auricular medicine, and women’s health and endocrinology. While finishing his doctorate he is pursuing his board certification in oriental medicine and state licensure from National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM).

Meanwhile Shawn offers needle-less acupuncture, acupressure, oriental bodywork therapy, auricular diagnosis with ear seeds, cupping and guasha, along with individualized herbal formulations as needed.

Always aspiring to be at the forefront of his field, Shawn approaches his work with the required discipline of a healer and the commitment of an artist, thanking God for the blessing and opportunity to bring natural and holistic healing to all his patients.

He looks forward to embarking with you on your journey of health and discovery.

Shawn’s Availability

Shawn manages his own bookings. Appointments are currently available Monday, Tuesdays, and Fridays and Saturdays (by appointment). Other times may be available upon request.  Email Shawn at or connect via my professional Facebook page or call Pulse at 955.8272.

Asian Bodywork

  • Initial Consultation

Asian Bodywork

  • Follow Up

Nutritional Consultation

  • Standard Session

Auricular Assessment

  • Standard Session

Cupping & Gua Sha

  • Half Hour Session


  • Package Deal