PRACTITIONERS & SERVICES
Carol D. King, L.Ac., RYT-500
Carol is the owner of Sea of Light Wellness and Acupuncture, Inc. and is a Licensed Acupuncturist, Craniosacral Therapist and Registered Yoga Teacher with 500 hours with the Yoga Alliance. She received her Masters of Science in Oriental Medicine from Dongguk University, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude.
Carol has over 20 years of experience in healthcare from pharmaceutical research with Allergy & Ashthma Medical Group and Research Center in San Diego in 1999 to didactic, hospital and clinic training in Western Medicine at UCLA, Doctors Hospital, Napa State Mental Hospital, USC/LAC Hospital and in private clinics from New York and Boston to California as well as in Eastern Medicine with an externship at USC and Dongzhimen, Tongren and Zhejiang Hospitals in China.
Carol received Osteopathic Medical training at Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine from 2004-2008, which included hospital rotations in Internal Medicine and Primary Care at Doctors Hospital in Richmond, California. She also did a Psychiatry rotation at Napa State Mental Hospital in 2007. She studied Cranial Osteopathy with world renowned Dr. Viola Frymann in 2005 and with Dr. Patti Rochette at East Bay Osteopathy from 2007-2008. She has furthered her Craniosacral training with the Upledger Institute and is an advanced practitioner with Somato Emotional Release Technique.
Carol started yoga for exercise in 1999, but fell in love with the yogic sciences & philosophy when she discovered Anusara Yoga in 2003. She studied yoga in Los Angeles at City Yoga, The Center for Yoga (now Yoga Works), Golden Bridge (Kundalini - with Tej, Harijiwan and Gurmukh) and a 300 hour training with Noah Maze. She is currently studying with Meghan Currie. She is also a Vipassana meditator in the S.N. Goenka tradition, which she first experienced in 2009. She has run 2.5 marathons and 1 triathlon.
She is passionate about learning and is currently delving further into studying Herbalism, CBD therapies and nutritional detoxes. She is currently spending her free time learning more about race relations, leadership, mysticism, astrology and local activism and is passionate about the environment and the ocean and halting the rapid progression of climate change.