862 Route 6, Mahopac, NY 10541   
(between Kidz Country and Arturo's)   
tel : 845.803.8389   

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Acupuncture has been used as an ancient form of healing in Asia for over 8000 years. At its centre, it is the practice of inserting sterilized stainless steel needles into the body to promote the body's natural healing abilities, and to improve normal functioning. The needles are very fine, and are inserted into specific points on the body, which have been determined to alter the body's biochemistry in order to treat a whole host of illnesses and conditions. The acupuncturist makes a Chinese medical diagnosis based upon an examination that includes pulse and tongue assessment, and, in most cases, abdominal palpation. The acupuncturist will choose the most appropriate acupuncture points for treatment based on this diagnosis. According to Chinese medical theory, the needles are inserted to the point where they engage Qi (pronounced chee) - or "vital force" for want of a better explanation. Qi flows through along channels in the body known as meridians. By accessing a patient's Qi, the acupuncturist is able to unblock and balance any conditions that arise in the body. Any pain or illness in the body is considered to be an obstruction of the normal flow or Qi.



Jo Anne Tenzer is a Nationally Board Certified Acupuncturist, licensed in New York and Connecticut. She is a graduate of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, and practitioner of Bach Flower Essences. She provides general, preventative, and lifestyle acupuncture for all ages. Her concern is maintaining the balance and well-being of her patients by treating each individual as a whole.

To help with the recovery from physical and psychological illnesses, she also incorporates Chinese Herbal Medicine, nutritional counseling, Homeopathy and Bach flower essences to compliment her treatments.

Services Offered:

  • Acupuncture
  • Sports Acupuncture
  • Shiatsu/Acupressure
  • Chinese Herbal Medicine
  • Bach Flower Essences
  • Reiki
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Women's health is one of Jo Anne's main focuses. Her treatments have helped women from adolescence thru post-menopause, with the relief of menstrual disorders, PCOS, Endometriosis, infertility, overall general difficulties with one's menstrual cycle, menopause, and post-menopause.

Jo Anne works with patients who have a variety of conditions including, but not limited to allergic and autoimmune-related diseases (i.e. Arthritis), immuno-compromised patients (i.e. HCV, HIV), disorders of the GI tract, anxiety, depression, sleep disorders, as well as both chronic and acute pain. Jo Anne has treated numerous patients with cancer in conjunction with conventional cancer treatment. Along with her treatments, she incorporates moxabustion, electrical stimulation, cupping, gua sha, tuina, and qigong when applicable. She also brings to her practice many years of shiatsu massage, Reiki therapy, and macrobiotic and dietary counseling experience.


[p]: 914.673.3661
[e]: joanne.tenzer@gmail.com
Please Note: Jo Ann sees clients off-site at her Mahopac, NY location.

Licensed Acupuncturist, Certified NAED Practitioner
Steve graduated from Tri-State College of Acupuncture with a Master of Science in Acupuncture and is licensed by the states of New York and Connecticut. He is Nationally Board Certified as a Diplomate in Acupuncture by the National Certification Commission of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. He also holds a bachelors degree in Math-Education.

To help with the recovery from physical and psychological illnesses, she also incorporates Chinese Herbal Medicine, nutritional counseling, Homeopathy and Bach flower essences to compliment her treatments.


  • Acupuncture therapy with an emphasis on a physical medicine approach
  • Allergy Therapy featuring NAET (Nambudripad's Allergy Elimination Techniques)
  • Nutritional Supplements, Herbals and Homeopathics.

NAET (Nambudripad's Allergy Elimination Techniques), like acupuncture, removes energetic blockages, restoring circulation. Having trained with founder, Dr Devi Nambudripad, Steve is Advanced II Level Certified in NAET, the highest level of certification. NAET eliminates allergies and sensitivities. There are non-invasive testing and treatment procedures. For many clients, NAET is a road back to balanced health.


[p]: 914.949.9009
[e]: lippmannsteve@gmail.com

Please Note: Steve sees clients on-site at Liberation Yoga & Wellness Center or off-site at his Hartsdale, NY location