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Anatomy and Physiology Requirement Changes

Anatomy & Physiology Update
The SIOM Board of Directors recently approved a change in SIOM’s entrance requirements regarding prerequisites. Effective for this upcoming Fall 2016, entering stude [ ... ] READ MORE

Message from the President: Why SIOM is Unique

The Seattle Institute of Oriental Medicine was founded in 1994 with the idea that small class sizes with hands-on supervision, clinical experience with seasoned practitioners in a diverse range of sty [ ... ] READ MORE

Doctoral Degree Announcement

SIOM begins its Doctoral Degree in Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine (D.A.H.M.) in the Fall of 2016 SIOM recently received permission from its accrediting body, the Accreditation Commission for Acupunc [ ... ] READ MORE


Lewerenz, Greg, L.Ac., L.M.P.*

Foster Wellness, PLLC
4300 36th Ave. W., Suite 130
Seattle, WA 98199

Greg Lewerenz2

Class of 2009

Greg is a Licensed Acupuncturist (LAc) and Licensed Massage Practitioner (LMP) in Washington State and a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) with the National Yoga Alliance. His practice, Foster Wellness, is located in the Magnolia neighborhood of Seattle, Washington. Greg treats patients with a combination of acupuncture and massage (both Swedish and Chinese-style tui na), and supports patients post-treatment with Chinese herbs and physical exercises in the form of yoga or qigong-style practices. He specializes in musculoskeletal conditions (including sports injuries) and pain management but also focuses on digestive disorders, stress management, men's health, and addiction.

Greg received his Master's degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from the Seattle Institute of Oriental Medicine in August, 2009. He is Board Certified as a Diplomate in Oriental Medicine through the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) and is currently a licensed practitioner in Washington State (WA License #AC60114046). He holds a BA degree from Gonzaga University in music performance and French literature.

Greg received his initial massage training in Beijing, where he studied Chinese massage (tui na). He continued his training at the Inland Massage Institute in Spokane, Washington and became Board Certified through the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTM); he was licensed in Washington State in August, 2006 (WA License #MA00023193).

He is currently credentialed to accept the following insurance plans for acupuncture and massage:

First Choice Heath Networks
Principal Financial Group
CIGNA Health Care
LNI (massage only)
Uniform Medical Plan
Corvel Premera
Coordinated Care

If you have any questions or would like to consult him regarding your particular condition, please email Greg at or call him at 206.856.4096.