Cathy Thomason, MAOM, DiplAc, DiplCH, graduated in 2003 from the master’s degree program of the New England School of Acupuncture. She is certified in both acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (signified with DiplAc and DiplCH).
Cathy has completed advanced herbal training with Dr. Tao Xie, and studied advanced needle technique with Dr. Cheng Xiao Ming. She became interested in studying acupuncture while living in South Korea, where acupuncture enjoys equal status with Western medicine.
She began her acupuncture practice in Cambridge in 2003, and founded the Great Way Wellness Center in 2005. Cathy completed a 200-hour yoga teacher training at South Boston Yoga in 2010 and did further studies in Restorative Yoga with Judith Hanson Lasater. She offers private yoga instruction and teaches occasional workshops around town.