Owner/Principal, PLACE360 Health + Spa
Tracy Whynot’s personal philosophy is to enhance the whole of each person’s health and to support a healthy, beautiful reflection externally through a fusion of Chinese Medicine, massage and skin care. Tracy’s life-long learning and extensive travel culminated in the establishment of the first integrated lifestyle center in Del Mar which has evolved to what is now PLACE360 Health + Spa today. Tracy also contributes on the editorial advisory board for DaySpa Magazine.
Specializing in pain and stress management, oncology, dermatology, women’s health and digestive disorders, Tracy is a licensed, board certified acupuncturist with a Masters of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, San Diego. She also trained and completed rounds in Gynecology, Dermatology, Diabetes and Chinese Medical Massage at Chengdu Traditional Medicine Hospital in Chengdu, China — one of the earliest established and highly-rated teaching facilities in China. She was also trained in Thai Massage at the International Training Massage School Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Tracy has traveled extensively throughout Indonesia, China, Tibet, Thailand, Middle-East, Europe, Mexico and the Caribbean researching the best approaches to health and wellness. She also practiced at some of the most highly-regarded destination spas in the world, including Canyon Ranch Health and Fitness Spa, Miraval Life in Balance, Tucson AZ and Cal a Vie, San Diego. Tracy served as staff acupuncturist in the oncology department at Longmont Hospital in Colorado and as Lead Acupuncturist at Casa Palmera, a unique high-end Drug Rehab, Eating Disorder and Alcohol Addiction Treatment center located in Del Mar California.
Tracy’s passion began at an early age with her first facial treatment resulting in a mentoring relationship that led her to training in massage therapy at Desert Institute of Healing Arts, Tucson, Az and Skin Care at Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics, Boston, MA.
Treatment Modalities: Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine, Tui Na Medical Massage, Therapeutic Massage, Cupping, Ear Acupuncture, Electro-Stimulation, Acupuncture Facial Rejuvenation, Moxibustion.
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Day Spa Magazine Editorial Contributions