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Meet Dr. Kayla Moberg - Acupuncturist & Herbalist

The Healing Hearth was born from an innate, life-long interest in holistic healing. This natural passion lead Kayla to various different trainings in aromatherapy, reiki, massage, and birth and postpartum doula training before discovering the school of her dreams.

Kayla began her studies in Western Herbal Medicine at Pacific Rim College and earned a Diploma of Phytotherapy in 2012. This 3-year program is considered the most comprehensive program of Western Herbal Medicine available in North America, and consists of both traditional knowledge and modern day, scientific-based knowledge.

While at Pacific Rim College, she quickly and passionately fell in love with the ancient system of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and the profound effects it can have on the physical, mental, emotional and spirit levels. This inspired her to continue her studies and she went on to earn a Diploma of Acupuncture, a Diploma of Oriental Herbal Medicine, and completed her studies as a Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine. She is now a faculty member at Pacific Rim College where she teaches gynecology, pediatrics, advanced herbal medicine, foundations of traditional Chinese medicine, and various other herbal medicine courses including her own that she created (see 'herb course' page for more information). 

A dedicated yoga practice over the past decade led her to India twice to immerse herself in this ancient spiritual tradition. On her first trip, she completed a yoga teacher training and returned a year later to teach yoga and do volunteer acupuncture at a charitable hospital through the ashram she was living at. The profound effects that herbal medicine, traditional Chinese medicine, and yoga have had on her life are what inspired her to study these ancient healing traditions and in a desire to make health care accessible to all she offers treatments on a sliding scale to those in need. Kayla is deeply passionate about helping women connect to their innate healing potential. 

Her truest passion is women's health and her continued education studies are focused in this area. She is currently studying under Aviva Romm, herbalist, midwife, and medical doctor, completing a Women's Herbal Educator program. 



Past Continuing Education 

The Treatment of Infertility - The Complete Course
Jane Lyttleton

Simplified Herbal Prescribing for Complex Gynecological Conditions                   
Jane Lyttleton

You, the Healer; Maximizing the Energetic Effects of Treatment                                    
Jill Blakeway

The A-to-Z Guide to Using Acupuncture in Pregnancy and Childbirth                   
Debra Betts


50-hour Yin Yoga Teacher Training                                                                          
Bernie Clark and Diana Batts


200-hour Yoga Teacher Training                                                           
Vinyasa Yoga School 

Tui Na and Moxibustion for Menstrual Problems and Fertility Issues                            
Sarah Pritchard


Women’s Health from the Perspective of Classical Chinese Medicine                           
Sabine Wilms 


Emotional Eating: An Exploration of Stress, Addictions, and Eating Disorders              
Orsha Magyar

Habitual Miscarriage: Diagnosis and Treatment with Case Studies                       
Sharon Weizenbaum


Integrative Fertility Symposium                                                                     
Various presenters


A Comprehensive Guide to Using Acupuncture in Pregnancy, Labour, and Postpartum        
Debra Betts 


Mei Zen Cosmetic Acupuncture                                                                      
Martha Lucas 


The Art of Healing Women Using TCM                                                           
Martha Lucas

Live Well, Live Long: Teachings from the Chinese Health Tradition                      
Peter Deadman 

Psychology and Chinese medicine: Dragon Rises, Red Bird Flies                                    
Brandt Stickley


Channel Palpation and Diagnosis                                                                   
Jason Robertson

Sacred Plant Medicine                                                                                    
Stephen Buhner 

How Tools Shape Competencies: Or What on Earth are Herbs?                                     
Peter Conway 

The Six Tissue States: Forgotten Energetics of Traditional Western Herbalism             
Matthew Wood 

DONA-Approved Postpartum Doula Workshop                                            
Dorothea Stier

An Introduction to Traditional Western Herbal Energetics                                             
Sean Donahue

How to Live an Anti-Inflammatory Life: The role of herbs & diet in                      
inflammatory diseases
Peter Conway


Breastfeeding Workshop for Doulas                                                              
Eva Bild 

Introduction to Childbirth for Doulas                                                             
Eva Bild 

DONA-approved Birth Doula Workshop                                                                  
Eva Bild 


Hormonal Symphony: The Role of Herbal Medicines in Maintaining Hormonal Health         
Bev Maya

Reading the Body: Traditional Western Herbal Medicine Diagnosis                     
Margi Flint 


Hidden Dimensions of Healing in Natural Medicine                                               
Peter Conway 

The Art of Conscious Touch Bodywork                                                           
Fiona Walker 


Usui Method of Reiki Natural Healing – First Degree Reiki Practitioner                         
Eileen Delman

Aromatherapy and the Therapeutic Uses of Essential Oils                                              
Blaine Andrusek

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