Meet Your Therapist


Molly Weiss

Co-founder, LMT Lead

Molly Weiss is determined to provide and be a resource for women's health on an integrative wellness platform.  Dealing with her own gynecological trauma over the past 20 years, in 2015 decided to heal as best she could, and continue her education and expand her knowledge in health and wellness becoming a Licenced Massage Therapist out of Swedish Institute of Health and Science.  Her intuition and matured skillset helped her grow and landed positions in high end spas across the city where she found herself helping thousands of people, with all kinds of pathologies of all shapes and sizes.  Knowing one day she would like to open her own business is thrilled to be creating CalmNYC.

Specializing in muscle specific, deep tissue, trigger point release, cupping, myofacial release, hot stone  polarity and table shiatsu. Certified Pre/Post Natal Therapist and CBD.

Available Sunday


Cynthia Ruse


Cynthia is a lifelong artist, a LMT and craniosacral therapist, and a certified life coach. She is experienced in a wide range of bodywork, including relaxation and healing work, pre and post natal massage, deep tissue, and therapeutic treatment for injury.

She has worked in spas in NYC, that include Four Seasons,1Hotel and Soho Sanctuary.

In her practice, she is able to combine aspects of massage, coaching and craniosacral work to help people reduce stress, and move toward a life of balance. She enjoys working with clients in creating powerful and positive change in their lives. 


20161115-Florence-Montmare-Portrait-Kaitlin Kaufman-46-lowres_edited.jpg

Kaitlin Kaufman


Kaitlin Kaufman is a massage therapist with a background in physical theater and therapeutic healthcare clowning. As a professional performer and theater maker, she has studied a variety of vocal, somatic and energetic release techniques that inform her approach to massage and bodywork.

She offers a judgement-free space for clients to unwind, slow down, tune out the world and tune into themselves. With kindness and understanding, she aims to meet her clients where they are. She loves graphic novels, naps and Fellini films. Specializing in Swedish massage, trigger point release, hot stone massage, chair massage.

Available Thursday-Saturday

Dana_bw copy.jpg

Dana Moore

Wellness Director, DAC, LAC 

Dana Moore, D. Ac is a NYS Licensed Acupuncturist.  With roots in Harlem, she has a passion for service and practices acupuncture in underserved communities.  She is dedicated to helping people incorporate wellness into their lives.

Specializing in Substance Use Disorders, Psychoemotional issues, Chronic Pain and CBD.

Available Wed & Friday mornings 

Ivana_bw copy.jpg

Ivana Morgan

FOH Manager, Ear Seed Technician 

Ivana Morgan, a native New Yorker, is working towards a Master's degree in Traditional Medicine at Pacific College of Health and Science. Inspired by her family, friends and martial arts colleagues, she strives to become an acupuncture and herbal medicine practitioner. Ivana enjoys foraging, museum walks, karaoke, martial arts, yoga and making natural products for the body and home. 

Available Wed & Friday mornings 


Robert Giordano


Robert Giordano M.S., L.Ac., is board certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) and the Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (CCAOM) in clean needle technique. 

Robert’s background includes being the former head of Holistic Therapies at the Cabrini Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation (CCNR) specializing in the treatment of post operative rehabilitation and pain management. Prior to his acupuncture studies in the hub of New York living, Union Square, Robert pursued a thriving private bodywork practice in Manhattan for 15 years.

In addition, Robert is a member of the Zen Studies Society (Dai Bosatsu Kongo-Ji) in the Rinzai Zen Buddhist tradition, as well as a musician and composer of modern abstract compositions.

Available Thursday & Friday, Saturday mornings


Yan (Rachel) Zhou


Yan Zhou, is NYS Licensed Acupuncturist and a board-certified Herbalist, received her
Master of Science degree in Traditional Oriental Medicine from Pacific College of Health and Science. She is passionate about preventative treatment from receiving routine acupuncture to prepare both body and mind for long-standing issues like headaches, migraines, PCOS, and neck shoulder tension, not to
mention stress and anxiety.

Specializing in Acupuncture and Fire Cupping for pain management, Scalp Acupuncture for neurological disorders, Abdominal Acupuncture and Moxibustion for women's health and digestive problems, Auricular Acupuncture and ear seeds of NADA addiction protocol, Certified Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture.
Languages spoken English and Chinese (Mandarin)

Available Friday, Saturday, and Sunday mornings

image_6487327 (1)_edited.jpg

Jinxia (Sharlene) Ni


Jinxia is a licensed acupuncturist in New York State. She is a national board-certified Acupuncturist and certified in facial rejuvenation acupuncture. She has particular interests in the areas of women’s health, pain management, emotional disorders, headaches, digestion, fertility support, and sleeping disorder.

Her mission is to provide high-quality health care with the least inconvenience and the most effective ways to the sufferer through the practice of Traditional Oriental Medicine to help our patients promote wellness and achieve longevity.

Modalities: Auricular Acupuncture, Traditional Acupuncture, Korean 4 Needle Technique, Yin-Yang Balancing, Master Tung’s Acupuncture, Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture

Languages spoken: English and Chinese (Mandarin)

Available Sundays


Qihui Jin


Qihui (Pronunciation: Chee-Hoy)  is a Licensed Acupuncturist in New York State. He was born in Shanghai, China and moved to New York in 2018. He completed a Bachelor's degree in Social Work from Shanghai University of Political Science and Law and a second Bachelor of Science degree in medicine from Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. During his training in Chinese medicine, he did his apprenticeship at LongHua Hospital and Shanghai Research Institute of Acupuncture and Meridian. He also studied with Dr. Lihong Liu at San He Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine. In 2021, he earned his Master of Science in Acupuncture degree at Pacific College of Health and Science. He founded the Wu Ji Club at PCHS, served as the first president, and continued to serve the students and alumni in Wu Ji Chinese Culture Alumni Club after he graduated.  Along with being an acupuncturist, he is a dad, social worker, NYC Master Composter, Citizen Pruner, 2019 Soil Start Farm apprentice, and Chinese herb gardener.

He specializes in pain management, digestive problems, weight loss, sleep issues, and psycho-emotional imbalance.

Available Wednesday Afternoon & Sunday

Sorim Lee's Headshot_edited.jpg

Sorim Lee


Sorim is a New York State licensed acupuncturist with a Master’s degree in Traditional Oriental Medicine (Acupuncture and Herbs) and the certification of facial rejuvenation acupuncture from Pacific College.
Experienced in Korean four points acupuncture for internal disease; cardiology, neurology and gynecology including high blood pressure, seizures and infertility with exceptional acupuncture
needle manipulation techniques. Individualized attention to patient needs in a reassuring manner to provide patients total wellness.
Specializing in Women’s Health, Pain Management, Hypertension, Mental Disorder, Digestive issues and Facial Rejuvenation.
Modalities include Korean 4 needle technique, Auricular acupuncture, Master Tung’s technique and Fire cupping

Languages : English and Korean

Available : Thursday & Saturday


Shalyni Paiyappilly

Meditation Guide

At a young age Shalyni felt called to share her presence and her voice to help those in distress. She is a NY State Licensed Psychotherapist, Certified Life Coach, Yoga/Meditation Instructor and a Singer. She is trained in Vinyasa Yoga, Yin Yoga, Accessible Yoga, Mindfulness Meditation, and Pranayama.

She is deeply passionate about spirituality and believes it is her mission to inspire peace and joy in others. She believes that everyone has the capacity to cultivate their own inner calm. At Calm NYC, She offers short meditations that are easily accessible for people from all walks of life.

Available Friday and Sunday afternoons


Joseph Harris

Meditation Maestro

Joseph has been studying and practicing meditation for 8 years and recently completed a three year program in meditation and spiritual awareness earning him the title of Maestro from the School of the Audacious Spirit.


A dancer, actor and performer in New York for 15 years, Joseph's practice started as a way to visualize and manifest his career.  This was also the start of his journey into vulnerability, self awareness, and self love.  


Joseph's philosophy with meditation is this. Presence creates Awareness. Awareness creates Space. Space allows for Choice. 


Each class consists of awareness of body and environment. Connecting breath with body. Visualization and stillness. 

Available Wednesday and Saturday  afternoons


Erika Boudreau-Barbee

Reiki Master

Erika started practicing Reiki in 2013, completing her Reiki Master certification from The International Center for Reiki Training in 2015. Reiki has influenced her visual art and performance practice by creating The Pain Project, a series dedicated to honoring physical pain by expressing pain as impression paintings and dance.


By giving pain an identity, we can begin healing. A session may include byosen scanning, aura clearing, and/or traditional Usui/Tibetan hand positioning. Reiki is used to promote relaxation and healing of the physical body and the spiritual, and is a wonderful accompaniment to other Eastern and Western medicines. 

Available Wednesday-Saturday