STEPHANIE D MAGGARD LAc, MAcOM
Licensed Acupuncturist, Master of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Stephanie D. Maggard, Licensed Acupuncturist and Oriental Medicine Practitioner, has been working in the field of acupuncture since 2005. After receiving an Interdisciplinary Bachelor’s degree in Naturopathic Chemistry from the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, she went on to receive a Master’s degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine at the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine in Portland, Oregon.
As founder of AcuTribe Health & Wellness, a Fairbanks based clinic that focuses on community wellness in Alaska, Stephanie knows the importance of treating the root of illness rather then just the symptoms. Her love for her homeland and passion to provide complimentary and alternative healthcare options to our communities are what drive her to work both here in Fairbanks, as well as travel to rural communities to provide services.
Stephanie is certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) and is trained and certified by the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA), specializing in treating drug and alcohol addicts in rehabilitation. She is trained in traditional Chinese medicine theory, acupuncture theory and practice, Chinese herbal medicine, biomedicine, qi (pronounced “chee”) cultivation (increasing the body’s vital energy), Tuina, a Chinese form of therapeutic massage and Sotai, a neuromuscular re-education therapy. In addition, Stephanie is trained and certified through Acupuncturist Without Borders.
ALY WELCH LMT
Licensed Massage Therapist
Aly is a graduate of Kali Institute for Massage and Somatic Therapies.
She likes to blend several modalities so her clients enjoy a unique experience. Every body is
different and has special needs, so Aly tunes into that and brings it to the table. She creates an environment of relaxation and calm; using Swedish massage, Japanese shiatsu, neurostructural techniques and craniosacral therapy. Aly was born and raised in a small farming community in Illinois. She and her husband traveled for several years for his job but when they moved to Alaska in July of 2016, they knew they had found their forever home. Aly enjoys long walks and hikes, loves to cook, camp, read and spend time with friends. She considers the simple pleasures to be the best. Her favorite website for tasty and healthy recipes is Bembu.com and she recommends reading: The Alchemist by Paul Coelho and The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz.