Jiling Lin

Jiling Lin is a Licensed Acupuncturist (L.Ac), herbalist, and yoga teacher who cultivates thriving health through nature, art, movement, and ritual. Jiling’s integrative medical practice in Ventura, CA nourishes wellness for all people, specializing in sports acupuncture, women’s health, and chronic illness. Her gentle yet powerful acupuncture and herbal treatments center accessible lifestyle medicine solutions for creating profound transformation over time.

Jiling is faculty for the Esalen Institute, Balanced Rock Foundation’s Yoga Teacher Training, and Artemisia Academy’s Herbal Apprenticeship Program. She writes for Mountain Rose Herbs and various publications, runs “Tea Talks with Jiling” on the Herbal Radio podcast, and teaches classes ranging from seasonal wellness to multi-day backpacking adventures.

Jiling broke both wrists in a major mountaineering accident in 2006. Acupuncture, yoga, and herbs helped restore her mobility, stability, flexibility, and strength. She’s back in the mountains hiking and backpacking, along with surfing, biking, and climbing. Jiling now supports other injured athletes through recovery, with direct personal experience from her own healing journey.

Jiling holds a B.A. in Art, M.S. in Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine, and is certified as a 500-hour Yoga Teacher, InterPlay Leader, and Morning Altars Practitioner. A first generation Taiwanese-American woman, Jiling bridges Eastern and Western botanical medicine traditions, wilderness awareness education, expressive arts, and contemplative spiritual practices.

A passionate teacher, clinician, artist, and adventurer, Jiling is devoted to reconnecting humans with the wild beauty of their inner and outer landscapes. By providing the best integrative medicine and experiential education, Jiling helps empower thriving health and environmental stewardship in our bodies, communities, and world.