Reverend Tara Welty is an ordained minister of the Circle of the Sacred Earth with over ten years experience as a Five Element spiritual healer. A practitioner of Jin Shin Jyutsu since 2002, she is also qualified as a Jin Shin Jyutsu Self-Help instructor and is the only Certified Practitioner member of the AOBTA (American Organization of Oriental Bodywork Therapies of Asia)in the Buffalo area.
Tara has training in Core and Celtic Shamanism, Earth-based ritual and a variety of energetic bodywork techniques. Her extensive training and experience makes her both an engaging wellness educator and committed practitioner of the healing arts in the Buffalo area. She brings to her practice a passionate belief in the healing power of nature and faith in our innate capacity for health and well-being.
A native of Virginia, Rev. Welty moved to Western New York to participate in the founding of Ongiara College of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, just over the border from Buffalo in Fort Erie, Ontario. The College will open in March 2009. She is also the chair of the board of directors of Ongiara Foundation. Through her work with the Foundation, she is helping to bring acupuncture, as a profession and as an integral part of health care, to Western New York and Southern Ontario. Ongiara College of Acupuncture & Moxibustion