Kim has been practicing as a progressive healthcare professional for over fifteen years. She started Health in Motion over 16 years ago, offering Westfield NJ Acupuncture, Holistic Physical Therapy, Yoga and Pilates!
She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in biological sciences with a minor in psychology from Rutgers College in 1991. She furthered her interest in the human body and movements with a Master’s degree in physical therapy and a Bachelor’s degree in health sciences from Touro College in 1995.
Kim then pursued and received a second graduate degree, the Master’s in acupuncture and Bachelor’s in professional studies from Tri-State College of Acupuncture in 2001. Her continuing education studies focus on Neuro-muscular Development Technique training with Lois Bly; TAMO techniques; MFR (myofascial release) techniques with the renowned John Barnes; Muscle Energy Technique with Shirley Sahrmann; Craniosacral Therapy from the Upledger Institute, Yin Yoga with Sarah Powers and Tai Chi/Qi Gong studies.
Kim holds certifications in Advanced Acupuncture Training from the nationally recognized Institute of Integrated Medicine of Fu Dan University (formerly Shanghai University) in Shanghai, China (2001), Facial Rejuvenation with Acupuncture (2003), Yin Yoga (2007), Yoga RYT 200hr (2015) and Pilates Reformer 1 (2016).
David Dias is the newest addition to the Health in Motion team. Prior to joining us, he worked as a physical therapy aide/rehab specialist for twelve years. His extensive background in the physical medicine field brought him to Traditional Chinese Medicine as an additional skill set to treat patients with acute and chronic pain. Once David became immersed in his TCM studies he learned of the significant benefits it provides for neurological and mental health conditions tying in his undergrad studies.
David maintains his BLS/CPR certifications through the American Heart Association and is a certified Strength and Conditioning specialist through the NSCA. He is also a Functional Movement Screen specialist, as well as an American Council on Exercise (ACE) orthopedic and Corrective Exercise Specialist and personal trainer. David is an NCCAOM Diplomate of Acupuncture and is licensed by the New Jersey State Medical Board in acupuncture.
David received a dual bachelor’s degree in Biology/Psychology from Kean University and a master’s degree in Acupuncture from The Eastern School of Acupuncture and Traditional Medicine.
Gregory is licensed to practice both acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine in the State of New Jersey by the New Jersey Medical Board and The National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM).
Gregory's training in the field of Oriental Medicine includes a four year Master's degree from AOMA, Graduate School of Integrative Medicine in Austin, Texas. Gregory has devoted the past 11 years to the clinical practice of acupuncture, Chinese Herbal medicine, Tuina (bodywork and physio therapy) and Qigong (meditation). His areas of clinical expertise include pain management, digestive and allergic complaints and mental/emotional well being. He also works with individuals to increase fertility via acupuncture and achieve a happy and healthy pregnancy.
Gregory and Chinese Herbal Medicine. Gregory has completed an advanced apprenticeship with world renowned expert Mazin al Khafaji, specializing in the treatment of skin disease with Herbal Medicine.
Gregory has served as a past Subject Matter Expert to the Exam Development Committee and Herbal Board of the NCCAOM. Gregory was honored to be part of a select few Licensed Acupuncturists in the United States who have served the National Certification Commission of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine - NCCAOM- in this capacity.