Who We Are
Scot Taylor, L.Ac., owner and founder of Balance Acupuncture and Herbs, is a licensed and certified practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine. He has extensive knowledge of Chinese herbal medicine and has trained in many traditional and modern styles of acupuncture.
He incorporates functional medicine as well as nutrition and lifestyle counseling into his practice and strongly believes that healing is a process in which the patient must take an active role. Scot constantly continues his training and education so that he can provide the very best care for his patients.
He holds a Master of Science in Oriental Medicine degree from The Academy of Oriental Medicine (AOMA) in Austin in 2000 and has been practicing in San Antonio, Texas since 2001.
Karyn Moore, L.Ac. received her Masters in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture from the Academy of Oriental Medicine in 2011. Prior to pursuing her degree in Chinese medicine Karyn worked as a licensed massage therapist for 15 years. The vast experience and knowledge of anatomy that she acquired working hands on with her massage clients make her a truly gifted acupuncturist.
Karyn believes that Traditional Chinese medicine, or TCM, is an important component of healthcare which provides us with greater treatment options. She is passionate about TCM because she believes it offers us the tools and knowledge as well as the strength to empower our own healing process and help bring balance to our lives.
Elizabeth Arris, L.Ac. completed both her Master and Doctorate degree at the AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine. During her time at AOMA she also served as Research Coordinator for the Doctoral department.
After graduation she returned to her hometown of Portland, Maine where she practiced until recently returning to South Texas. When not working, Elizabeth loves to dance, hike and spend time with her family.