Tigerlily Holistic

Community Acupuncture

Embracing Centuries of Healing Wisdom for Holistic Well-being. Rooted in ancient China, this enduring practice has withstood the test of time, offering profound relief and balance to individuals within our modern community.


Pain Relief

Alleviating discomfort and improving quality of life.

Stress Reduction

Holistic approach for relaxation and emotional well-being.

Improved Sleep

Promoting restful sleep patterns and overall sleep quality.

Enhanced Immunity

Strengthening the body's natural defense system.

Mental Clarity

Promoting mental focus, clarity, and cognitive well-being.

Increased Energy

Revitalizing and boosting vitality for daily activities.

Treatment Approach

Acupuncture works by stimulating specific points on the body using fine, sterile needles.



Discuss your health concerns and goals.


Needle Insertion

Gently insert fine needles into specific acupuncture points.



You'll rest comfortably for approximately 20-30 minutes.


Needle Removal

The needles are carefully removed.



Discuss your progress and schedule future sessions if necessary.

Conditions Treated

Community acupuncture can effectively address a wide range of conditions, including:


Chronic Pain

Digestive Issues

Fertility Support


Respiratory Disorders

Stress and Anxiety

Women's Health

we’re here to answer your questions

Each session typically lasts around 60 minutes, allowing ample time for treatment and relaxation.

Yes, community acupuncture is a safe and effective treatment method when performed by trained professionals.

Rest assured, we prioritize your comfort and privacy. We create a tranquil environment where everyone’s dignity and confidentiality are respected.

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Embark on Your Journey to Wellness Today

Don’t let pain and stress hold you back. Experience the transformative power of acupuncture at our clinic right here in Queens, NYC. Our expert practitioners are ready to guide you on your path to healing and wellness.

Whether you’re new to acupuncture or a returning patient, we’re committed to making your journey as comfortable and effective as possible. Take the first step towards a healthier, more balanced life. Book your appointment today and discover the difference holistic care can make.

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Ariel Deva de Leon, MSAc, LAc

licensed acupuncturist, clinic director

Hailing from sunny San Diego, Ariel Deva de León received her BA from University of California, Santa Cruz in Community Studies with a focus on Resistance and Social Movements, and a Master of Science in Acupuncture from Tri-State College of Acupuncture in Manhattan in 2011.

After graduation, Ariel worked at WorkSong Chinese Medicine in Greenpoint, where finding and working in the community acupuncture model brought Ariel full circle in terms of incorporating the theories of social movement and social justice into the practice of acupuncture. She then opened Tigerlily Holistic in 2015, and has been so pleased to work with her own community of Bushwick and Ridgewood. 

Ariel’s practice is centered in Kiiko Matsumoto style Japanese acupuncture and Zang Fu Tui Na, both of which begin with abdominal assessment and diagnosis, with many other modalities blended in. Ariel also practices Synergy Aesthetic Acupuncture Facials, as taught by Dr. Travall Croom and is a Reiki Master. Ariel habla español.

Dr. Michael Kay, DACM, LAc

licensed acupuncturist and certified herbalist

T​hough a native of California, Michael is more of a New Yorker, and a resident of Williamsburg since the late 1980’s. Having also lived in Argentina, he is happy to work with Spanish-speaking patients. Michael has a doctoral degree in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine from Pacific College, and is nationally certified in Chinese Herbology. He specializes in orthopedic conditions and pain management, and with neurological and immunological disorders. Working with this holistic medicine, he effectively treats much more.

Michael has volunteered doing community acupuncture in Guatemala, and at a monthly recovery clinic in the Bronx. He has treated patients at the Veteran Affairs hospital in Manhattan and continues to work with stroke patients at NYU Lutheran Hospital in Brooklyn. Previously as a user experience designer he helped to make websites more “user centered.” Now as a Chinese Medicine practitioner, Michael’s focus is on “patient-centered” medicine, passionate about providing healthcare that is accessible while empowering people to better manage their own well being.

In addition to herbology and acupuncture, Michael works with tui na bodywork, cupping, moxibustion, and electro-stimulation. He is an avid swimmer, and regularly practices Qigong. Si se pone más cómodo, le puede atender en español

Dr. Lacey Korb, DACM​, LAc

licensed acupuncturist and certified herbalist

Lacey Korb is a Licensed Acupuncturist and Herbalist. She holds a Doctorate of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine from Pacific College of Health and Science and a Bachelor’s of design. She is further certified in Facial Rejuvenation and Gua Sha Facial techniques.

Lacey became interested in East Asian Medicine after studying the energetic body for 15 years through the Mysore Ashtanga Yoga System. Through her practice, she witnessed the effects of  energetic cultivation on the mind and body. She Received permission from her teacher in 2011 to conduct a Mysore program. Lacey hopes to help patients be their best selves. She believes that aging is natural, but should and can be successful, especially when assisted by Acupuncture and Chinese herbs.

Kanako Oshiumi, MSAc, LAc

licensed acupuncturist

Kanako is an experienced Acupuncturist with a Master of Science Degree in Acupuncture from the Tri-State College of Acupuncture. She was trained in various acupuncture styles, with a specialized focus in Kiiko Matsumoto Japanese style acupuncture, and Acupuncture Physical Medicine which places an emphasis on trigger point therapy.  

Kanako is a second generation acupuncturist, deeply influenced by her upbringing in both China and Japan as well as her mother who was an acupuncturist herself. Acupuncture and other treatments such as “Gua Sha”, Cupping, Herbal medicine have always been part of her life and have made her who she is today.
By nature, she is a very loving and compassionate person so she feels that this medicine is her calling in life: “I always wanted to help people in any way I can. When I first moved to NYC 7 years ago from Tokyo, what I found in my encounters is that many people suffer from side effects attributed to environmental pollution, pharmaceuticals and/or complications from a variety of operations. This created a desire to help others with so much more than just their living arrangements, it made me want to follow in my mother’s footsteps and study acupuncture and East Asian medicine.”

 Kanako places a priority on making an emotional connection with patients when diagnosing their conditions and formulating a treatment plan. Empathy and understanding are her biggest strengths when making a patient feel comfortable and open to healing. Kana is also fluent in Japanese and Mandarin,