Melody began her career in medicine by studying Massage Therapy in 2009. After finding that clients needed more support, she turned to Chinese Medicine for answers. She has over 3000 hours of training in Chinese Medicine with intensives in gynecology, herbal medicine, Tui Na, western orthopedics, pediatrics, 5 element acupuncture, and various microsystems such as hand and ear acupuncture. Her training at Daoist Traditions College of Chinese Medical Arts included study under Master Jeffrey Yuen, 88th generation Daoist priest from the Jade Purity School, Lao Tzu sect, and a 26th generation priest of the Complete Reality School, Dragon Gate sect. She enjoys specializing in treating pain and looks forward to sharing Chinese medicine with every new patient that she encounters.
Dr. Emily Rea holds a Doctorate Degree in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego, CA. She is a second generation acupuncturist who recently relocated to Springdale after practicing with her mom in Phoenix, AZ for the past 6 years. She has a special focus in women's health including menstrual disorders, subfertility, infertility and menopausal symptoms as well as a passion for treating digestive disorders. When she is not in the clinic you can find her in the gym training for olympic weightlifting or on the hiking and biking trails around NWA with her husband and dog.
Dr. Schuyler Kraus
Dr. Schuyler has over 3,300 hours of training in both Classical and Traditional Chinese Medicine, as well as Biomedicine. This includes 310 hours of doctoral coursework in Orthopedics, Lab and Pharmaceutical Analysis, Gynecology, Obstetrics, Neurology, Endocrinology, and Cardiology. Dr. Schuyler integrates a Chinese medical and biomedical perspective in every treatment.
Both her Masters and Doctoral degrees included extensive study under Master Jeffrey Yuen, an 88th generation Daoist priest from the Jade Purity School, Lao Zi sect, and a 26th generation priest of the Complete Reality School, Dragon Gate sect. She particularly enjoys treating GI disorders, pain, and mental/emotional health.
When she is not furthering her studies or working in the clinic, Dr. Schuyler enjoys trail running, camping, playing guitar, and translating Classical Chinese texts. She recently completed a translation of the Dao De Jing.