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Our goal at Family Wellness Acupuncture and Massage is to keep you healthy, vital, happy and out of the Dr.'s office.

Al Wolf Licensed Acupuncturist

Al Wolf has been studying holistic health since 1991. In 1996 Al moved to Los Angeles to enroll in a four year Master’s Degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine at Yo San University. Al graduated with the Yo San University Class of 2000, and was licensed by the California Acupuncture Board in February of 2001. Al had a private practice in Los Angeles from 2001 to 2007. Al worked as a clinic intern supervisor at Emperor’s College of Oriental Medicine for two years before relocating to Michigan.

During his time in Los Angeles Al also had the good fortune to study with authentic masters and experts in many healing arts, including: Taijiquan with Master Kai Ying Tung, Taoist Yoga with Master Paulie Zink, and Sundo Mountain Taoist Yoga with Master Hyunmoon Kim.

Al relocated his home and clinic to his hometown of Kalamazoo, MI in 2007. Al now lives in Kalamazoo with his wife and their young son.

Al’s training includes Chinese medical theory, acupuncture, herbal medicine, utrition, and Chinese style acupressure. Over these years Al has continuously studied acupuncture practice and theory, developing and improving his approach to the amazing art and science of acupuncture and Chinese medicine.

"Al is authorized by each of these teachers to teach their art."

“If you want to be a child of nature then you have to know that the whole universe is one family.”

Grandmaster Chun Woon Tosa
Al Wolf, Candie Love plus daughter

Candie Love Licensed Massage Therapist

Candie Love has been a massage therapist and a yogini in training for 16 years. Candie completed the program at the Ann Arbor Institute of Massage Therapy in 1999. In 2000 she studied Shiatsu Massage in Japan. Since then Candie has received advanced training in pre-natal massage, sports massage, cranio-sacral therapy, reiki, hot stone massage, and aromatherapy.

Candie’s yoga training also began in 1999. She is a direct student of Melissa Spamer, attending weekly classes, completing Melissa’s 200 hour teacher training program, and participating in Melissa’s yoga retreats in Michigan and Bali. Candie also received advanced yoga training on the Big Island of Hawaii in 2011-2012.

Candie’s hands on healing work is based on her loving and caring approach to others. Her work provides personal support and empowerment for her clients. After receiving her work people report feeling very relaxed and uplifted.

Candie is a devoted wife and mother. She enjoys time with her family and being outside in nature.

“What is most important is to find peace and share it with others.”

Thich Nhat Hahn