Lara Ferguson Diaz, L.Ac., Dipl.O.M. (NCCAOM)  has provided gentle, compassionate care to her patients in private practice since 2011.  She combines cultivated acupuncture knowledge, intuitive, hands-on qi healing and herbal wisdom in each treatment.  Lara holds a four-year professional degree from Daoist Traditions College of Chinese Medical Arts, a rigorous clinical program focusing on classical teachings.  There she completed intensive training in Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine, Qi Gong, Tui Na, and Dietary Therapy.

She meets each patient on their healing journey with an open heart drawing upon her knowledge of reflexology, guided visualization, and breath work.  She is licensed at the state and national levels.   Formerly she served as director for two health-related non-profit organizations, studied Western herbalism, meditation and Qi Gong.

Lara also holds degrees in writing and music.  A mother, writer, musician, herbalist and acupuncturist, she considers healing to be a heart-centered practice. Lara practices Chinese Medicine in the beautiful mountains of Asheville, North Carolina. You can contact Lara for an appointment at 828-582-5403 or

“Lara has a gently confident approach that is very whole-body focused. I have seen numerous acupuncturists and she is my favorite–from her gentle touch with needles to advice on food, extensive knowledge of herbal remedies, and her kind office demeanor.” ~ Cyn S

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