Marisa Mijares

About Marisa Mijares

For the last five years, Marisa Mijares has maintained a private practice as a licensed Acupuncturist and Herbalist at Flowing Waters Wellness Center in Monterey, CA. She also works with Dr. David Anzaldua M.D. at Vitality Medicine Center in Monterey Marisa’s approach is a blend of Chinese and Japanese acupuncture traditions and incorporates cupping, moxa and massage into her treatment to deepen the healing process.

Marisa is a board certified and licensed practitioner of acupuncture by the State of California. She is also nationally certified as a Diplomate of Oriental Medicine through the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.  Marisa holds a Master’s degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Five Branches University in Santa Cruz, CA and studied women’s health at the Zhejiang College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Hangzhou, China. She received a Bachelor’s of Science in Kinesiology from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA. In her spare time, Marisa enjoys spending time with her family, teaching yoga, and surfing.


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Marisa Mijares L.Ac., Licensed Acupuncturist and Herbalist
1011 Cass Street, Suite 203, Monterey CA 93940 • 831.402.6157 •