Frances Kalfus, O.M.D., L.Ac.
1911 Vine Street Berkeley, CA 94709
(510) 558-1911


January, 1984 – Present

Private and group practices in acupuncture, homeopathy, and Chinese herbal medicine
June 1997-Nov 1998 Founder and clinician Acupuncture Pain Clinic (Low Fee) Jewish Community Center East Bay Berkeley, CA
July-Nov 1997 Acupuncture Detoxification Specialist Walden House San Francisco, CA
1993 Co-founder, Ashby Center of Complementary Medicine Berkeley, CA
1987-1989 Director/Co-founder, Pacific Academy of Homeopathic Medicine Berkeley, CA


Instructor, Da Yan Qi Gong (Wild Goose) Kaiser Permanente, Oakland
1985-1988 Instructor, "Demystifying Chinese Medicine" Albany Adult School, Albany Vista College, Berkeley Piedmont Adult School, Piedmont Laney College, Oakland
1981-1988 Instructor, Breema Bodywork Institute for Health Improvement Oakland, CA
1974 Instructor, Kundalini Yoga Los Angeles


Spiritual Director Spiritual Directors’ Institute, Burlingame
2002 Instructor, Dayan Qigong Wen Wu School of Martial Arts El Cerrito, CA
1997 Acupuncture Detoxification Specialist National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA)
1992 New York State Licensed Acupuncturist (#336-1)
1986 California Adult Education Teaching Credential
1985 Doctorate degree in Oriental Medicine American Graduate School of Oriental Medicine Diplomate in Acupuncture of the NCCA National Commission for the Certification of Acupuncturists (#1193)
1984 California State Licensed Acupuncturist License #AC2330
1981 California State Certification in Breema Bodywork
1978 California State Certification in Massage


Spiritual Directors’ Institute, Mercy Center Burlingame, CA
2001-present Wen Wu School of Internal Martial Arts Qi Gong training El Cerrito, CA
1993-2000 Yu’s Long Lived Qi Gong International Association Qi Gong martial arts and healing practice San Francisco, CA
1989-1991 Hahnemann College of Homeopathy Pt. Richmond, CA Certification of Completion
1984-1985 American Graduate School of Oriental Medicine Doctorate degree in Oriental Medicine
1982-1984 American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine San Francisco, CA Certification of Completion
1980-1989 Institute for Health Improvement (Breema Bodywork) Oakland, CA
1975-1980 Merritt College and Laney College (Pre-med) Oakland, CA
1977-1978 The Massage Institute San Francisco, CA
1971-1975 Jan Sweelinck Music Conservatory Amsterdam, The Netherlands Classical guitar and Percussion majors
1968-1971 San Francisco State University San Francisco, CA Bachelor of Arts, Psychology and Sociology
1966-1968 University of Wisconsin Madison, Wisconsin
1963-1966 High School of Music and Art New York, New York