About Colorado Art of Acupuncture

Our Approach

Chinese Medicine has been practiced for over 4,000 years. It has been proven effective in the treatment of a wide range of health complaints. With Chinese medicine addressing the root of the illness rather than just the symptoms is the core of the treatment.

Chinese Medicine is comprised of several modalities, which may be used in combination during treatment to achieve an effective outcome.

Our Story

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This is an LGBTQA+ friendly organizations with compassionate care approach to your health care, which can be tailored to your needs.

Our approach to your harmony and balance is the primary factor in facilitating your life.

Working in conjunction with patients to identify unhealthy dietary habits.   And tailoring the needs of the individual with a healthy eating approach to their dietary habits.

Management of a patients lifestyle can be a variety of approaches, from workout programs, triathlete training, managing stressful situations, soothing psycho-emotional issues, to a changing a patient's lifestyle all together.

Human Spirit Care: For individuals who may run into psycho-emotional issues such a depression, anxiety, fear, grief, among others.  Acupuncture has a profound effect on the human spirit of the body, and has been over looked by present day specialist.

Cristina has over 20 years of clinical care experience. First as a successful massage therapist specializing in deep tissue massage, acupressure, pre-post natal massage and care,  triathlete event management and care, to active isolated stretching.  Cristina is familiar with wounded veterans issues and care for those individuals.

Your Bridge to Wellness

Taking an integrative approach, we can benefit and support each other’s practice by exchanging referrals, and ensuring that our patients get the best medical attention. It is important and necessary for me to be able to give my patients the medical referrals that they need with confidence.


Cristina Michaels

Founder & Owner/Operator

Cristina loves to hike along with bicycling, camping, and exploring the wondrous beauty of Colorado.

Cristina grew up in Cascade, CO and came back to Colorado to study acupuncture in 2013. She studied at Southwest Acupuncture College to receive her Masters Degree in Acupuncture in 2016. During her studies in Boulder County she soon found the amazing support of Out Boulder in the community and she became a volunteer two years ago in Longmont. Cristina teaches classical ballet at Longmont Dance Theatre and sits on the board of Centennial State Ballet. On top of being an active participate to the arts and ballet community; Cristina is owner and operator of Colorado Art of Acupuncture LLC, which has locations in Denver and Longmont. Cristina is active in the transgender community, volunteering her time with Out Boulder.   Cristina identifies as she, her, hers, and Miss.

Talk with me about the benefits of Acupuncture

Our consultations are free.