Anngela Leone, LAc. Is a licensed and board certified acupuncturist and herbalist in the state of Illinois.
Anngela offers minimally invasive healing modalities that allow your body to heal itself. Chinese Medicine looks at each person through a broader lens where we see you as a whole person, not just a set of symptoms. As a result, it treats the root cause of disease or dysfunction, as well as the symptoms, supporting your physical, mental, and emotional well-being.
In addition to four years of herbal training during her master’s program, Anngela has completed two years of professional post-graduate advanced training through the Institute of Classics of East Asian Medicine (ICEAM) under the teachings of Arnaud Versluys PHD, MD (China), LAc, Founder and Director of ICEAM and Tian-Zeng Lineage holder.
Anngela is certified as a Diplomate of Canonical Chinese Medicine (DCCM) and offer custom made herbal formulas based on the Chinese Han dynasty classics.
Anngela has always been curious about and a seeker of holistic health, a way to address health concerns from the source. As well as dietary and lifestyle changes and living in alignment with nature and the external environment. However, her journey to Chinese medicine included a few twists and turns along the way.
Journey to Chinese Medicine
Anngela completed her undergraduate degree at University of Wisconsin-Madison and then attended Loyola University-Chicago School of Law receiving her JD. After a career as an attorney. She transitioned out of the corporate world to pursue her passion for health and wellness full-time.
As a yoga and meditation teacher, Annglea loves creating a space for students to move, breathe, find stillness, and heal. However, she felt a calling to do more, offer more and go deeper. After a yoga training with her teacher Tiffany Cruikshank (also an acupuncturist), Anngela returned to Chicago and enrolled in Pacific College of Health and Science shere she graduated with a Masters of Science in Traditional Oriental Medicine (MSTOM).
Here is a list of Additional training Anngela is receiving
- 500 hr Yoga Medicine (in progress)
- Women’s Health & Fertility
- Shoulder Module 1
- Myofascial Release
- Yin, Restorative & Meditation
- Yoga for Athletes
- Shoulder Immersion
- 25 hr Advanced Training with Annie Carpenter: Break It Down – Working with Beginners and All-Levels Classes
- 25 hr Advanced Training Intensive with Maty Ezraty
- 200 hr Yoga Teacher Training with Laughing Lotus Yoga Center, NYC,
- Certificate in Plant Based Nutrition, T. Colin Campbell Foundation and Cornell University
Welcome to WholeHealth Chicago, Anngela Leone.