About Ashley Heintz

Dr. Ashley Heintz is a diplomat of Oriental Medicine, a licensed acupuncturist in the state of Florida and Nationally Board Certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM.) She earned her Master’s Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from the Florida College of Integrative Medicine. She moved here from Orlando where she worked at a community acupuncture clinic. Her treatment philosophy is to treat the whole person, addressing all aspects of her patient’s lives. By forming a team with her patients, they are able to bring balance to all areas of the patient's life, physical, mental and spiritual. What makes Dr. Heintz different from many other acupuncturist is her passion for quantum physics. The reason she became an acupuncturist is because it is one of the few professions that makes quantum physics applicable in helping people in a clinical setting. For more on this read the Acupuncture page under services.
610, 2015

Healthy Body, Sexy Body

When it comes to Chinese medicine and weight loss there is a factor that is not being considered when writing Chinese diet plans, herbal formulas, and acupuncture protocols. And that factor is what the patient’s desired outcome actually is. Something I say all the time is that there can be a big difference between a healthy body and a sexy body. In ancient eastern traditions a healthy body is one that is soft, flexible and balanced without pain. In the west a healthy body is one that is tight, hard and can squat with 300 pounds of metal on its back so it can bounce a quarter off its ass; or one that has protruding hipbones and thigh gaps. In the west we like to relish in the pain of sore muscles after a workout. “I can’t walk because yesterday was leg day.” Power-lifting, cross-fit and marathons keep me in business. With the majority of my patients I am treating the side effects of a prescription, or a work-out induced injury. In Taoism (where acupuncture originated) a healthy body is a reflection of a gentle balanced life style, now a healthy body is a reflection of pushing your body to extremes.

The key word you will hear over and over again with an acupuncturist is balance. Acupuncture works for weight loss by correcting imbalances and allowing your body to regulate itself. Everyone has a healthy perfect body it is a matter of allowing your body to be that without letting stress […]

3009, 2015

New Office in South Tampa

Very excited to announce my new location in South Tampa! Look how beautiful this place is. My new office is inside South Tampa Pilates Studio at 610 South Armenia Ave Suite 103. South Tampa Pilates provides one of the most sought-after friendly atmospheres with professional instructors to help clients meet their personal fitness goals. Their staff has earned certifications in a range of respected Pilates methodologies allowing for the greatest variety of workouts. Classes range in experience level from educating beginners, engaging intermediates and challenging advanced devotees. You can choose from private, semi- private and class environments on any given day of the week.

South Tampa Pilates prides itself on classic mat instruction, Reformer and Cadillac training and now features two progressive Pilates methods not offered anywhere else in South Tampa.

We are located in between The Gourmet Pizza Company, The Hyde Park Hair Loft and the Soho Backyard