Sean Guinan, L.Ac., MTCM, is a pediatric acupuncturist, holistic living expert, & nature-inspired parent. He is co-founder of Holistic Kidz & former Director of the Center for Acupuncture Pediatrics. As a primary care provider he specializes in family medicine, focusing in the areas of holistic pediatrics, reproductive medicine and environmental health.
Having worked in the health and wellness field since 2009, Sean is a Washington & California board licensed acupuncturist and holds a Master’s Degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine (MTCM) from the prestigious Five Branches University. Sean believes in treating the whole person through an integrative approach to healthcare and works at the crossroads of traditional healing and modern biomedicine.
When he’s not busy making sauerkraut, playing in the woods, or hanging with his three young daughters, you can find Sean blogging, reading, or speaking about earthy medicine & natural parenting.
Amy Louise Seidewand, BD, E-RYT, is a birth doula, childbirth educator, and homeschooling mama. She is co-founder of Holistic Kidz & Creative Director for her family of five. As a doula she provides holistic birth care services during pregnancy, labor & delivery, and post-partum. She is exceptionally passionate about facilitating natural childbirth experiences, enhancing vaginal-birth-after-cesarean (VBAC) success stories, and providing healthy lactation support.
Having 3 children of her own (1 c-section, 2 VBAC) Amy knows intimately the joys & challenges of early parenting. She is a graduate of the acclaimed Birth Wise Doula Program administered by Twin Lakes College of Healing Arts, serves as a member of the Nursing Mother’s Council, and has extensive training in yoga for pregnancy.
As a life long learner Amy is thrilled to be learning organic gardening, goat milking, and knitting, to name a few. And she still dreams of riding a unicycle someday.
Zoe Guinan is fiery & inspirational 7 year old. She is co-creator of this thing called life & adores anything to do with circus arts, theatrical performance, or dance parties in the living room. She is 100% a Fire Child.
Nori Guinan is an introverted & imaginative 4 year old who believes that thumb sucking is an Olympic sport. She lives in a wild dream land where surfers are mermaids & rainbows are edible. When she’s not lost in a book, or hugging a stuffed animal, she can be found consuming large quantities of seaweed & kombucha. Nori is a quintessential Water Child.
Ruby Guinan is a bustling 1 year old, agile furniture climber, & nursing extraordinaire. She is a natural people pleaser & most often wears a giggle & a smile. The way to her heart is through a bowl of bone broth. Ruby is a rather pleasant Earth Child.
Baby #4 (a.k.a. Baby Monkey) is set to arrive sometime in July 2016. Born in the year of the Fire Monkey we’ll just have to see what this little one brings to the mix-up.