Monterey Community Acupuncture
Sharon Featherstone

437 Figueroa St. Monterey



At Monterey Community Acupuncture we offer quality, affordable acupuncture in a peaceful community setting.  Treatment is given in a comfortable space with massage beds and reclining chairs for your comfort.  We charge a sliding scale $30-$50, pay what you can afford.  Sharon Featherstone L.Ac. and Suzanne Snyder L.Ac. are both fully licensed acupuncturists with over 25 years experience between them.  We treat women at all stages of pregnancy and beyond.


Dr. Kristan L. Roth, L.Ac., DAOM

Licensed Acupuncturist & Herbalist


Kristan is a fourth generation healer and has spent over twenty years helping women and families. Her love and respect for a women’s innate ability to birth is a foundational piece in her work with patients and families. Collaborating with doulas, midwives and physicians is very important in her work and makes sure the door to communication is open and easy. Care for a woman during all phases of prenatal and postpartum is available. The following are just some of the reasons patients reach out for care with Kristan: fertility, nausea, discomfort/pain, emotional balancing, breech presentation, labor encouragement, lactation support, improve healing post birth.

*10% off services for Birth Network of Monterey County members*


Blessing Acupuncture
Rikke Blessing, LAc, Dipl. OM, FABORM, PMA

Acupuncturist & Pilates Instructor

555 Webster Street
Monterey, CA 93940


Rikke Blessing, L.Ac, is a board certified reproductive specialist with more than a decade of experience in fertility, pregnancy and postpartum care. Areas of specialty include primary and secondary infertility, morning sickness, blood pressure management, gestational diabetes, breeched baby, labor encouragement, sciatica, edema, anxiety, itching, heartburn, carpal tunnel pain and postpartum depression.

Recognizing that movement is essential to having the healthiest, most enjoyable pregnancy experience and birth recovery, Rikke also offers individualized Pilates for Pregnancy as well as Mom & Baby classes. As a PMA® Certified Pilates Teacher and Pre- and Post-Natal Pilates Specialist™, she creates safe, fun and effective workouts for all body types. Expectant and new moms love the freedom of movement, grace and strength that builds with each Pilates session in the beautiful, private Monterey studio.

*$25 off treatments for Birth Network of Monterey County members*

JuJu Healing Arts
JuJu Kim, L.Ac., Dipl.OM, CMT, CYT

Licensed Acupuncturist, Herbalist, Massage and Yoga Therapist


YunJoo “JuJu” Kim is a licensed acupuncturist, herbalist, and a primary care provider in the state of California. She specializes in women’s health including pre and postnatal care, infertility, hormone balancing, postpartum depression, breech presentations and labor support. As a recent mother herself, she understands the importance of nurturing women during these major life transitions. Some of her expertise comes for her own journey into motherhood. Symptoms such as morning sickness, fatique, anxiety, low back and hip pain, pre-eclampsia, breech presentation, early contractions, and labor support have been treated sucessfully in JuJu’s practice. In addition to acupuncture, JuJu is a certified massage, craniosacral and yoga therapist and integrates these modalities into her treatments.


*15% off for Birth Network of Monterey County members*

Paris Healing Arts
Laura Paris, LAc, NC, FMP

Acupuncturist, Nutrition Consultant, Functional Medicine Practitioner

555 Webster St, 210

Monterey, CA 93940


Laura is a clinician specializing in Women’s Hormonal Health. She offers Acupuncture and Functional Medicine appointments in Monterey. She sees distance Functional Medicine patients via phone and video from all over the United States.

Laura treats: adrenal fatigue • anxiety • autoimmune disease • blood sugar imbalance • brain fog • depression • digestive issues • fatigue • fibromyalgia • hot flashes • infertility • night sweats • painful periods • PCOS • perimenopause • postpartum blues • PMS • pregnancy preparation • stress • thyroid issues • unexplained weight gain.

Laura is also a writer and educator. She maintains an active blog at This year she and two colleagues are launching online group programs for Women’s Hormonal Health, on specific topics such as PMS, pregnancy preparation, perimenopause, and more. Sign up on her email list to find out more.

*$25 off new patient visit for Birth Network of Monterey County members*