Dr. Sheetal Shah Woods, ND

Dr. Sheetal Shah Woods is a licensed Naturopathic Physician in the state of Washington. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Art History and Bachelor of Science in Biology from UCLA. After a few years of searching for the best way to help people lead healthier and more fulfilling lives, Dr. Shah discovered Bastyr University, a pioneer institution in the natural medicine field here in Washington. During her Doctoral studies, Dr. Shah studied contemporary western medicine as well as Ayurveda, traditional Chinese Medicine, European nature cure, homeopathy and western herbalism. She is an Ayurvedic Therapist and pursuing an Ayurvedic Practitioner degree. Dr. Shah is passionate about sports medicine, nutritional counseling, digestive health, and women’s health. She practices yoga therapy to utilize the body’s innate ability to heal itself, is a huge proponent of community health and education, and has a firm belief in the healing power of touch. Dr. Shah treats chronic pain of fibromyalgia, low back/neck injury, sciatica, etc, using many different modalities such as ultrasound, craniosacral therapy, and myofacial release to treat the cause. She looks forward to meeting you and working with you on your journey to health and wellness!

Education:

  • Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine (ND) from Bastyr University of Health Sciences
  • BA in Art History and BS in Biology from UCLA

Advanced Training:

  • Certificate in Advanced CranioSacral therapy with Integrative Therapeutics (ITI) and the Upledger Institute
  • Certificate in Ayurvedic Therapy from the Ayurveda and Yoga Retreat Hospital in Coonoor, India
  • Certificate in Counseling from Bastyr University under the supervision of Cherlyn Stover

Affiliations:

  • AANP (American Association of Naturopathic Physicians)
  • WANP (Washington Association of Naturopathic Physicians)
  • AAPI (American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin)

Christian Curtis, EAMP, LAc

Christian graduated from Bastyr University’s Acupuncture program in 2013. He specializes in stress management and musculoskeletal disorders, and also works with other common disorders such as digestive distress, sleep problems, the common cold, and more. His medical education included extensive academic study and clinical training in both Eastern and Western medical sciences, with an emphasis on Traditional Chinese Medicine. Christian studied acupuncture in Shanghai, China, where he treated 100 patients each week as a clinical intern at three Shanghai hospitals. In addition, Christian serves as an acupuncturist with Acupuncturists Without Borders (AWB), which is a global non-profit medical organization that provides free acupuncture for community members, first responders and other rescue and relief workers involved in disasters such as extreme weather, flooding, and earthquakes. He volunteers regularly in Wallingford at AWB Seattle Acupuncture for Veterans, which is a weekly free community acupuncture clinic for veterans, active military, and their families.

Education:

  • Master of Science in Acupuncture (MSA) from Bastyr University School of TCM
  • BA in Social Work from EWU

Additional Training:

  • BA in Social Work from EWU

Affiliations

  • NCCAOM (National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine)
  • WEAMA(Washington East Asian Medicine Association)
  • SAV (Seattle Acupuncture for Veterans)