Alys Guttenplan is a lifelong athlete, and former competitive figure skater. She became interested in the study of acupuncture following a successful course of acupuncture treatment for lower back pain she was experiencing. Alys enrolled in Tri-State College of Acupuncture in 2007. She has been practicing acupuncture since her graduation in 2010.
Prior to becoming an acupuncturist, Alys received her Master of Social Work from New York University in 2002, and worked as a medical social worker for ten years. Alys is also a certified yoga instructor and trained at the renowned Kripalu Institute for yoga and health.
Alys enjoys utilizing her varied background in her acupuncture practice. She is still an avid figure skater and currently trains in New York City, at The Skating Club of New York. She is also a member of the United States Figure Skating Association’s national network of healthcare providers.