Jill Kleiber earned a Masters in Oriental Medicine (MSOM) through a rigorous four-year, post-graduate program at the renowned Academy of Oriental Medicine in Austin (AOMA), where students study and intern with world-class Chinese doctors. This training encompassed all aspects of Traditional Chinese Medicine: nutrition, meditation (qi gong), herbology, and acupuncture.
Focusing on musculoskeletal disorders early in her career, Jill became a nationally certified practitioner of Tuina (Chinese massage) as well as a registered massage therapist in 2003. She assisted Tuina classes at AOMA with Dr. Yongxin Fan and worked in pain management at a clinic that integrated massage, acupuncture, internal medicine and chiropractic care.
After becoming a Licensed Acupuncturist, Jill interned, then practiced at Light Family Acupuncture in Austin, specializing in women’s health, especially fertility, pregnancy, menopause and beauty.
From there, she briefly worked on board the cruise ship, Grandeur of the Seas, Royal Caribbean, treating pain and fine tuning the skill of prescribing Chinese herbs to safely combine with Western Pharmaceuticals while simultaneously visiting the western Caribbean, Bermuda, Mexico and Central America.