Anthony Fazio is nationally certified and licensed (in NY and NJ) to practice acupuncture and Chinese Medicine. He began his studies of Asian healing arts in 1987, at the Ohashi Institute of Shiatsu, completing the advanced shiatsu levels and basic instructor training. In 1991 he began his acupuncture training at TriState Institute in Stamford, Connecticut, transferring to the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in NYC in 1993. At TriState and Pacific, he trained in diverse acupuncture styles including Vietnamese, People’s Republic of China (Traditional Chinese Medicine-TCM), Korean, Japanese, and Classical Chinese. At Pacific, he also studied TCM style of herbology. Graduating from Pacific in 1996, he traveled to China to study at Heilongjiang College of Acupuncture in Harbin. Upon his return to the US, Anthony opened his acupuncture practice in Suffern, NY and Morristown, NJ. Anthony pursued further education in Classical Daoist Herbology, studying for three years with Jeffrey Yuen at the Swedish Institute in NYC. In 2000, Anthony and his family moved to Ithaca, NY, where they established a private practice, naming the business Peaceful Spirit Acupuncture.
From 2003 through 2009, Anthony was an Adjunct Instructor in the Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine graduate school of the New York Chiropractic College in Seneca Falls, NY. He taught Tai Ji Quan, Shiatsu, and the History and Philosophy of Chinese Medicine, a course he designed and composed.
Anthony has continued to study classical acupuncture and Chinese medicine with Jeffrey Yuen in NYC and Edward Neal in Portland, Oregon.
Since July 2016, Anthony has been studying at the Academy of Oriental Medicine in Austin (AOMA) in Austin, TX for the advanced degree of Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAOM).
Anthony has studied martial arts for over twenty-five years, including Aikido, Iaido, Classical Yang style Tai Ji Quan, and both Daoist and Buddhist Qi Gong.