Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a form of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) that has been practiced for thousands of years. It involves inserting very thin needles into specific points on the body to balance the flow of energy, known as "qi" (pronounced "chee"), which is believed to flow through pathways called meridians. Traditional Chinese Medicine has been utilized in the prevention + treatment of disease f... Read More

Acupuncture is a form of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) that has been practiced for thousands of years. It involves inserting very thin needles into specific points on the body to balance the flow of energy, known as "qi" (pronounced "chee"), which is believed to flow through pathways called meridians. Traditional Chinese Medicine has been utilized in the prevention + treatment of disease for over 4,000 years. It has significant value providing care for the human body both in preventative + chronic care.


Cosmetic Acupuncture

We hold every emotion in the face. The declining circulation of blood, qi (energy), and body fluids causes the skin to age. Dr. Erin specializes in restoring beauty naturally, both inside + outside, for a truly radiant glow.


Herbal Formulas + Supplements

Prescriptions for traditional herbal formulas.
Personalized supplement suggestions.


Massage Therapy

Massage therapy is a treatment in which the soft tissues of the body are kneaded, rubbed, tapped, and stroked. Massage therapy may help people relax, relieve stress and pain, lower blood pressure, and improve circulation. It is being studied in the treatment of cancer symptoms such as lack of energy, pain, swelling, and depression. Here at Empress Wellness Collective we take a holistic approach... Read More

Massage therapy is a treatment in which the soft tissues of the body are kneaded, rubbed, tapped, and stroked. Massage therapy may help people relax, relieve stress and pain, lower blood pressure, and improve circulation. It is being studied in the treatment of cancer symptoms such as lack of energy, pain, swelling, and depression. Here at Empress Wellness Collective we take a holistic approach to massage therapy so that we can get to know an individual's whole being – physical, mental, emotional and spiritual. It holds the possibility of reintegration, is person centered and is guided by principles of sensitivity, awareness and quality of touch.


Virtual Reality Therapy

Virtual Reality Therapy, or VRT, allows immersion into virtual environments allowing for better intervention on mental health issues, addictions, phobias, and trauma healing. VRT is customizable to suit individual patient needs and can be utilized in office one on one or at home through a mobile device.


Alternative Medicine

Alternative medicine encompasses a variety of practices, treatments, and therapies that fall outside the realm of conventional Western medicine. It often emphasizes holistic approaches to health and wellness, considering the physical, mental, and spiritual aspects of a person.

Working with Dr. Erin is unlike any medical experience you have had in the past. The reason you will come seek treatment at Empress is because you are ready to work through existing, repetitive patterns that have a negative effect on your mind, body, and spirit.

Your birth chart is as unique to you as your thumbprint, and this guides the outline for your personal healing + growth. In Chinese philosophy, the yuán qì is the vital potential within us that gets consumed during our lifetime. The qì, or energy, you are born with slowly unfolds over time. How you feel in your body and the treatment plan we design is specific to your energy.

Working with Dr. Erin is unlike any medical experience you have had in the past. The reason you w... Read More

Gabriel Marin has a B.S. in Kinesiology with an emphasis in health and human performance from Saint Mary’s College. Gabriel has been training clients for 6+ years and is passionate about helping others with their athletic and wellness journeys. Gabriel has been active his entire life and has a deep understanding of what it means to be an athlete as a former D1 athlete himself. Gabriel is also a certified massage therapist and believes in a holistic approach to health and wellness. Along with having worked with high-level NFL athlete’s at California Strength, he has also worked with clients of all walks of life and treats every person as an athlete for life. Gabriel believes that exercise is not all about performance, but also longevity and keeping the body moving properly. In addition to working at Empress, he brings his knowledge of performance and wellness to his clients at The Club at Los Gatos.

Gabriel Marin has a B.S. in Kinesiology with an emphasis in health and human performance from Sai... Read More

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