Jules Dirsa. Jules is a California state licensed acupuncturist, co-founder of the Yerba Buena Acupuncture Collective, and graduate of the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. As part of his education, he interned at the Community Auricular Clinic at ACTCM. Previously he has worked as a residential and harm reduction counselor for homeless and runaway youth.
Mari Kubota is a co-founder of East Bay Community Acupuncture, and grew up in North Carolina with the influence of an acupuncturist for a father. Mari studied acupuncture at the Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences in Oakland and the Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine College in Berkeley, and has volunteered at Charlotte Maxwell Complementary Clinic in Oakland, and Lyon-Martin Health Clinic in San Francisco