​​David Peters L.Ac., LMBT, MSOM  Curriculum Vitae

​1127 Kildiare Farm Road
Cary, NC 27511
919-274-8054
nrgshaman@aol.com

      David Peters is currently the co-founder of Long Life Wellness Center. He practices acupuncture, massage therapy, herbal medicine, lifestyle/nutritional counseling and teaches meditation, TaiJi and Qigong exercises. Long Life Wellness Center also offers Physical Therapy, Marriage and Family Counseling, Hypnotherapy, Life Coaching, Medical QiGong Therapy and a full Yoga program. David has been specializing in the field of fertility medicine since 2006. He assists couples with conception by coordinating and employing complementary therapies with the Reproductive Endocrinologists in the greater Triangle area. He is an active member of the Acupuncture community advocating for legislation in the Acupuncture field and is currently the Marketing Officer for the North Carolina Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.

Education:
Duncan U Fletcher Senior High School
Jacksonville Beach, FL Graduated: Diploma 1988

Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton, FL Graduated: Pre-Med Chemistry 1994

Wellness Massage Therapy Institute
Willowbrook, IL 2 years Jin Shin Do coursework 1997-98

Florida College of Natural Health
Pompano Beach, FL Graduated: Advanced Massage Therapy 1999

Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine
Ft. Lauderdale, FL Graduated: Bachelor: Health Science Master: Oriental Medicine 2003

Work Experience:

Verhees Physical Therapy Associates
Delray Beach, FL Position: Massage Therapy and Physical Therapy Assistant 2000-04

Way to Wellness
Boynton Beach, FL Position: Self-Employed Acupuncturist, Massage Therapist 2005


Triangle Acupuncture Clinic
Chapel Hill, NC Position: Fertility Specialist Acupuncturist 2005-07

Southern Pines Women's Health Center
Southern Pines, NC Position: Women's Health Acupuncturist 2007-09

NC Medical Acupuncture Services
Cary, NC Position: Self-Employed Acupuncturist 2009-14

Long Life Wellness Center

Cary, NC Position: Co-founder 2014- Present

Awards and Honors:

Outstanding Student of the Year Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine 2003
President's Award Atlantic Institute of Oreintal Medicine 2005

Elected Offices:

North Carolina Acupuncture Licensing Board (NCALB)
by Senate Pro Tempore 2008-2014
Chairman 2013-2014

North Carolina Society of Acupuncture and Asian Medicine (NCSAAM)
Marketing Officer 2015-2016

President  2016-2018

ASA (American Society of Acupuncture) National Liaison

Internal Arts Experience:

Ba Duan Jin (Eight Pieces of Brocade) Instructor: Iona Teeguarden 1997
Instructor: Rene Ryan 1997-99

Yang Style TaiJi Instructor: Hsinpo Chen 2003-04
Instructor: Jin Chen 2010-11    Weichun Zhao 2010-11

5 Element NeiGong Instructor: Damo Mitchell 2013-Present

Meditation Experience:

Taoist Meditation
The Light Heart Center Winfield,IL 1997-Present

Mahayana Style Buddhist Meditation
Kadampa Center Raleigh,NC 2008-Present

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction
The Mindful Way Cary, NC 2010-Present

Insight Meditation
The Insight Meditation Center Washington, DC 2011-Present

Vajrayana Style Mahamudra Meditation
Dharma Ocean Crestone,CO 2013-Present

Chogyam Trunga Rinpoche's Lineage via Reginald Ray Ph.D.