AJ Baron, L.Ac.

Amanda (AJ) Baron is a state and nationally certified Acupuncturist and Chinese Medicine Herbalist. She received her master’s degree from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine in Portland. After graduate school, AJ continued her clinical practice with the Acupuncture Relief Project in a comprehensive health clinic in rural Nepal. AJ treated patients as well as teaching tai chi and adjunct Chinese Medicine modalities to local practitioners.


AJ believes we are all capable of being healthy, mobile, having clear cognition, and feeling youthful throughout all of life’s seasons. She uses the many tools of Chinese Medicine to facilitate the body’s own healing capabilities in returning to optimum health. AJ wants to be in partnership with her patients and their unique goals, whether that’s running a 5k or resolving insomnia. She draws from her background as a college athlete, personal trainer, internal martial artist and 15-year follower of alternative medical fields to provide excellent service to each unique person.


When not at Jade Star, AJ can be found engaged in any number of active pursuits. AJ enjoys hiking in the beautiful mountains surrounding Tucson, cycling, Movnat, tai chi, qigong, strength training, and absolutely everything and anything in the water. She has traveled all over the world and enjoys learning new languages, cultures, and food.