Kathleen Funk received her BA at Baylor University where she studied Philosophy and Medicine and went on to receive her Master of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine from the American College of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (Houston, TX). Kathleen completed her residency in China at Zhejiang Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine located in Hangzhou and the Affiliated Integrative Hospital of Luzhou Medical School located in the Sichuan Province. She is certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine and is licensed in Acupuncture by the Texas Medical Board.
Kathleen served as the Director of Communications for the American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Student Org (AAAOM- SO) for three terms. Kathleen frequently speaks at health fairs and conferences to raise public awareness of integrative health. She has been a featured guest lecturer on Traditional Chinese Medicine and Philosophy of Medicine at Baylor University, and she teaches Tai Chi and Qigong to patients and caregivers at M.D. Anderson’s Integrative Medicine Program.
Kathleen is a proud member of the Dao Li Jiao (The Way of Reason School). She has held a deep interest in spirituality & energetics and how they relate to the human body. She first began studying martial arts when she was 8 years old. In her teens, she practiced Modern Wushu and competed internationally. In the Filipino martial arts, she trained in the Comjuka–Kali System under Tuhon Gaudiosa Ruby and in 2006, became the youngest female to be inducted into the Filipino Martial Arts Hall of Fame. She is currently studying Medical Qigong at the International College of Medical Qigong and trains in Xing Yi, Ba Gua and Tai Chi with Taoist Master & Ching Yi Kung Fu Association Founder, Dr. Her Yue Wong.