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    3/3/21 from R.W.

    E turned 1 on Monday. Yay! She is very well and thriving.

    Thank you for helping us make it through the first year.

    We love and appreciate you.

    01/24/2021 from RW

    Hi Soma. Thinking of you. I hope you are well.

    E is thriving and already walking. She’s almost 11 months and I can’t believe how time has gone by.

    So grateful for your invaluable support in her life.

    5/1/20 From N.D.

    Hi Soma,

    Happy to hear that you and your husband are healthy and doing well! Yes, so many people are suffering and I’m sure once clinic opens up we see many patients with symptoms of anxiety. I miss treating in clinic and looking forward to it hopefully opening this fall. Mostly, I miss treating and working with you, Soma. I learned so much and I value your perspective, knowledge, and your willingness to spend time with me and help me grow into a practitioner. The greatest thing I learned from you: “feel the points, pay attention” that has made all the difference. Maybe I will be lucky enough to get into one of your herbal clinics before I graduate.

    3/16/20 From L.R.

    Dear Soma,

    Also, thanks very much again for seeing my kids. A, has been doing really well since the treatment. I gave Q a treatment recently just based on you mentioning Lu Qi Xu, Kd Qi Xu and Sp Qi Xu based on what I had emailed you about her because it seemed to fit and I definitely felt a lot more prepared to do the treatment well than the first time I took your class! It really sank in this time!

    3/16/20 From J. E.

    Dear Soma,

    Thank you so much for your evaluation of my granddaughter’s facial diagnosis. So nice to hear from your expert perspective that she looks very healthy.
    I learned a vast amount of valuable information from the Sho Ni Shin class and I feel like I have more tools in my proverbial kit. Thank you for that.

    8/30/19 From A.S.,

    Dear Soma,

    I wanted to send you a heartfelt thank you for sharing your warmth, heart, your wisdom and your intuition this weekend.

    I feel like something shifted in me over the weekend, the seminar helped to realign me back to my own intuition and heart around treating patients. And I was reminded that if I stay intimately connected to myself and my own intuition, everything else will follow. Thank you!

    6/7/19 from A.Z.

    Hi Soma,

    I wanted to mention that you are a very Christ like person true and through.
    It is truly an honor to know you, and as you can see I’m a fan 😜

    Once again I honestly can’t thank you enough for your service for W, which lightens and eases my heart immensely

    4/30/19 from W.C.

    Hi Soma,

    So nice to see that you are doing your Children’s Seminar’s again. I can’t do this one but just wanted to let you know how amazing the courses you conducted in Dharamsala & Bali were. They are highlights in my Career and I will never forget them.

    Love WC

    1/17/2019, from BE.

    Soma, you have been such an integral part of T’s journey to health and healing.

    My family is so grateful to have your support and to have you as T’s doctor. She would not be where she is today if not for you.

    3/2/18, from P.C.

    Dear Soma,

    You gave the best class I’ve ever taken, no exaggeration. Not only recognizing all your sources, but superb clarity re herbs and points, and a wealth of experience. I’m really grateful for your good heart, generosity in sharing what you know and demonstrating so well. Also for answering all our questions. I’d been afraid to take pediatric courses before, since I’ve never had nor treated children, but you opened up a whole new world for me.

    Thank you,

    3/1/18, from M.L.

    Hi Soma,

    I have to tell you, I appreciate the way you teach so much and your attention to diagnosis. I found that the class was extremely helpful working with pediatric patients, but also refreshing my diagnostic skills for all of my patients!

    Thank you again so much for all of your help, I look forward to taking other classes from you.

    In Gratitude,
    M.L., O.M.D.

    3/5/18, from B.F.

    Thank you, Soma!

    I was so grateful to have attended your seminar. It was lovely to spend a weekend in your presence and I found your teachings helpful to me as soon as I got home with my own kiddos and of course in my practice as well.

    Best wishes,

    10/21/16 from JG

    Hi Soma,

    I’m thinking of you and our time in India almost five years ago! What a wonderful experience! Thank you for sharing your passion and talent with us! It was truly a once in a life time experience for me.

    9/28/16 From BP

    I received them! Thanks Soma! Madison felt so much better after her treatment. She was running in circles around the living room that night. Her energy level has definitely picked up and I just can’t thank you enough for not only helping her, but all the amazing work you do and also passing that on through your teaching. I just appreciate it beyond words. I feel so grateful I had the opportunity to take your seminar and look forward to any advanced classes you offer!

    9/28/16 From RC

    Namaste Soma– Thank you for sending these things so quickly. And thank you for the class last weekend. I will be utilizing what I learned, not only on my peds patients, but on my very sick patients in home care. I enjoy watching you teach– You light up like a Christmas tree when you speak about herbs, and I can tell you are in the field to heal, not just make money. It’s unfortunate that we are not in a financial position to give what we know away for free. After I win the Lottery, all of my healing will be free. I might even travel to Bali or Southern India–who knows!! Thank You again, and I hope that our paths continue to cross.


    11/2012, from Deborah

    Dearest Soma & Somnath,

    Deepest gratitude for a life transforming experience in Dharamsala. Thank you for your tender guidance and nurturing teaching. I was in such a vulnerable place as I was transitioning from the CDC to my acupuncture practice and you were so caring and generous throughout our time together. I will always be indebted to you both and hope that our paths will cross again.



    11/4/2014, from Lonika

    Hope you are doing well, I think of you often and what an impact you have made in my life. I am currently building my practice in San Diego with a focus on women’s health. I am forever grateful to you for creating the Dharamsala and Bali opportunities for me. Both experiences I will never forget, and have changed my life for the better.

    7/16/2010, from Robb

    Dear Soma,

    I hope this mail finds you well in the tranquil north of Bali.

    We are back in Seoul and I just wanted to thank you so much for helping me through such a difficult time. It truly felt like you were my guide through a difficult journey.

    I’m so glad I had that time in Bali before returning to Seoul, indeed it
    felt like it was meant to be. If I’d returned to Seoul straight from
    Holland, I don’t know how long it would have taken me to open that box.
    Instead, with your help I really feel like I not only opened the box, but I took all the valuable things from it and discarded the rest. I am left with healthy and happy feelings about Jake. I think of only the good times we had together and having been able to connect with him in Bali I know that he is at peace and our love for each other will never die.

    This experience made me remember a quote from a book I read a while ago, so I went back and looked it up.

    “No truth can cure the sorrow we feel from losing a loved one. No truth, no sincerity, no strength, no kindness can cure that sorrow. All we can do is see it through to the end and learn something from it, but what we learn will be no help in facing the next sorrow that comes to us without warning.”
    – Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood

    And while this rings true in some ways, you taught me there is no such thing as a cure, but there is healing and the healing has most certainly begun.

    I can’t express in words how grateful I am to you, and I can’t imagine I could have had a better guide than you.

    Much Love from Korea,

    July 16, 2010

    10/03/11, from-Linda S.

    Dear Soma and Somnath,

    Wow, last year at this time my life changed and my soul breathed a breathe of new life as it was united with a piece of its intended destiny As Jack Kornfield coined ” the compass of my heart” pointed toward Mcleod Ganj and the Indian and Tibetan community. There has not been one day this past year that I did not think about that experience. A cherished” sacred pause” on my journey in this life. Both of you lovely friends made it possible for me to complete a dream. I hope you know that all the work you have done and continue to do to make these trips possible for us is nothing less than a loving gift you are giving. I will forever be grateful and feel blessed that through my dear Susan I was able to meet and spend that time with those lovely women from all corners of the world, and the both of you. I am so excited for the next 8 lives that will have the privilege to learn and offer their skills to that community of gracious loving people. I mentioned in one of my prior e-mails that I am taking donation of any size for Yongling Creche in my acupuncture clinic. I was hoping to buy some books, and school supplies. i will not have the kind of money needed for the buildings being built but perhaps a few hundred dollars every year would help in some way. I tried to go to the web site but it did not work. It will be a year ago tomorrow that we began the class and the clinic, I look at all the photos and even though my hair is bad from all the rain and a broken dryer, and my face has little makeup, I wear a glow and smile that begins within and think that I never looked more beautiful….

    Love and complete health and wholeness to you both,

    Love Linda xxoo

    “Whatever a person does, the results will follow him to the furthest reaches. There is nowhere not on earth or in the sky, that the results of our deeds will not bear fruit”
    –The Dhammapada—

    8/27/10- From Michelle
    Words can’t express my gratitude for our class and clinic time in Bali. I am so grateful for everything I learned and everyone I met. I have made some amazing new friends and captured memories of a lifetime. I miss Bali and all the people there tremendously!! You and Somnath have given me a great gift by sharing your knowledge and your community. I am forever changed.

    10/14/10, from Susan
    Just wanted to say that I had the most amazing journey working with Soma and her husband, Somnath in India. I have attended Soma’s Peds and Ob intensive in Bali and was honored that they asked me to join them in the first group to India. I have learned so much from Soma. She is so passionate and caring to her patients. She is an excellent teacher. All who take Soma’s seminars wherever she is teaching, will leave enriched with the spirit of our medicine as well as the classroom and clinical experience. I recommend her intensives to all practitioners. I am glad that we are friends and colleagues.

    10/14/10 – From Indira
    Unique experience of living in an under developed country, getting to know the people and their particular health problems. An excellent balance of theory and practical.

    10/14/10, from Lisa
    This is the best way to study. We were able to implement technique directly into clinic in the afternoon.

    2/15/11- From Aye Aye Aung (Myanmar)
    hello my teacher how are you? i am fine. Somnath also how are you?
    i am sorry not connect you and me.
    now i am using you teaching sho-ni-shin method.
    thank a lot my teacher i get many knowledge from you
    and baby patients. i always use channel. teacher you know my clinic come
    baby patients before program not come i treating sho-ni-shin tool.
    but for pragnancy patient not brave help me my teacher .
    you teach knowledge than more i need .please my
    teacher i want to know OBGYN and pediatric acupuncture.Thank a lot my
    teacher i wish you happy and health your life
    your pupil
    from myanmar
    aye aye aung

    4/12/11 – From Mari
    Overall excellent course. Soma is very organized and knowledgeable. I will definitely be able to apply what I have learned in my clinic. The information was very well presented and the experience of hands on work with the Balinese people was incredible.

    9/4/11 – anonymous
    I appreciated the reference to other materials and resources from Soma’s vast experience and quest for knowledge that fills in the holes of acu + herbs. I felt cared for and supported by Soma and not judged for my questions and concerns. I will be actively continuing my research with inspiration.

    9/13/11, from Mari
    Thanks so much for an incredible course! You can definitely give my email to anyone that is interested in the course. It was an amazing experience – I learned so much and it was such a joy to treat the women, children and men from the area.
    I received your email that this will be the last course in Bali. I’m sad to hear that but very glad that I was able to attend the class last April. It was a great course and a wonderful experience. I learned a lot and have been inspired to study with Dr. Tan after seeing great results with some of his methods used in the clinic. Although I can’t make it this fall (to India), I would love to be considered for any future courses.

    9/17/11 – From Holly
    I just wanted to take the time to let you know how much I loved the course and having the opportunity to learn from you. You have such an amazing wealth of fantastic, practical knowledge, and what’s better is that you’re willing to share it!! I will always look back on the great opportunity you offered us and think how grateful I am to now know what I know.
    I am looking through my notes everyday and using some of the new points and formulas that you taught us. It feels so great and empowering to feel like I can now help more people, esp. kids and be more helpful for my existing patients. Thanks again.

    General Testimonials

    10/25/15 From F.

    Dear Dr. Soma,

    I do not remember the last time I felt this calm and relieved. Thank you for helping me, I feel so much better. Thank you.

    10/7/15 from S.P.

    Dear Soma,

    I hope all is well with you and your practice. I just wanted to let you know that A. is toilet-trained, without any urinary issues! He did not have any recurrences of his previous symptoms after his visits with you, and he was ready to embrace life in underpants in just two days. He will be 3 yrs old next month. Thank you again for your care and compassion.




    11/4/2014, from Kym
    Hi Soma
    I don’t know if you remember me I lived next door to you in Bali about 20 years ago you treated me for arthritis and doctors can’t believe I have no pain. Thanks to you. I have a customer here in Australia who is going to Bali in December she would like to see you, can you let me know where you are and if you have a contact number. Many people every day ask me how I manage my pain, which I have none, just the deformity and I have said to many people about you. You have know idea what you have done for me. Many people suffer this problem, so I would like to advise them where you are. Thanks to google I found you. If you have a phone number I would love to contact you. I went to a massage man 3 days ago and he couldn’t believe it.
    Kindest regards

    “I would like to thank you for your continued support as a PDA Provider for NCCAOM. Your interest in providing professional development for our NCCAOM Diplomates is much appreciated. I look forward to working with you to ensure that NCCAOM’s national standards of competence are upheld, as well as to protect and promote the profession on a national level.”

    Sheila Lusis
    Professional Development Activity Coordinator

    “I am writing today as the Executive Director of Yayasan Bumi Sehat (Healthy Mother Earth Foundation), a not-for-profit organization, operating a family health center in Bali and a general health clinic in Aceh Barat, Indonesia.

    Over a period of the past six months Dr. Soma Glick has volunteered weekly treating village children in Bali. Dr. Soma has been the primary health provider for the Bumi Sehat weekly pediatric health outreach. As of this writing Soma has volunteered ninety-three hours of her time giving Sho ni shin, acupuncture and Chinese herbal therapy to children. Dr. Soma’s patients ranged from children with minor illnesses to chronic and acute complaints. We at Yayasan Bumi Sehat found Dr. Soma to be thorough, gentle and effective as a healer. The families she has helped in Bali are full of gratitude, as are we who have worked beside her as health care providers and administrators.

    I highly recommend Dr. Soma Glick, and thank her from the bottom of my heart for her kind attention to the marginalized children of Ball.”

    Robin Lim CPM
    Yayasan Bumi Sehat
    Ubud, Bali, Indonesia

    “I am writing this letter on behalf of Dr. Soma Glick, D.O.M. who has been employed at Southwest Acupuncture College from August 1998 through July of 2005. Dr. Glick attained the rank of full professor at our college.

    Dr. Glick instructed several classes including Chinese Medical Theory, Point Energetic, Spiritual Aspects of the Five Elements, Pediatric Differentiation of Disease and Treatment and supervised numerous clinics, including a Pediatric clinic. Dr. Glick was our resident expert on Pediatric Acupuncture and a well-deserved reputation for excellence in treating children.

    Dr. Glick left our college with our regrets to relocate to the island of Bali. She exemplifies compassion and knowledge, caring and excellence in her art of healing. She will be missed.”

    Valerie Hobbs
    SWAC Boulder Campus Director

    Boulder, Colorado, USA

    “I first met Soma Glick in the fall of 1990. She was one of 20 students beginning her first classes at the International Institute of Chinese Medicine in Santa Fe, New Mexico. At the time I was teaching acupuncture point energetics and location. My classes were considered very demanding and it was clear from the beginning that Soma was up for the challenge. She is very intelligent, energetic and committed to this medicine. She excelled in my weekly quizzes and quickly stood above the crowd. She later completed the course with straight ‘A’s. Even though I never had the pleasure of teaching her any other classes she continued to excel in all areas of her studies. She did post-graduate work at Southwest Acupuncture College , also in Santa Fe, and attended an internship in China.

    After her graduation, Soma worked at my clinic and once again demonstrated the same qualities I had observed earlier. Her interest and love of this medicine was always evident, her care and consideration of my patients demonstrated to me her natural love and genuine concern for people. Over the years Soma and I continued our on-going dialogue in all areas of Oriental Medicine. It was because of this that Soma traveled to Vietnam to study with Dr. Thin, director of the Institute of Traditional Medicine, in Ho Chi Minh City, formerly Saigon. I had spent some time with Dr. Thin in July of 1994 and felt that he had something to teach us. Soma spent a month at the Institute and came away with a renewed appreciation of the roots of our medicine.

    I feel Soma will excel in anything she puts her mind to. Her enthusiasm is contagious, whether she’s working as a clinician or teacher she will instill confidence and respect in her patients and students. She will be a welcomed addition to any setting she puts herself in.

    If I can be of any further assistance please don’t hesitate to ask.”

    Dr. Daniel J. Bruce
    Doctor of Oriental Madicine

    Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

    “I have been enjoying acupuncture treatments by Mrs. Soma Glick for more than four years. Having experienced acupuncture treatments from several other practiced therapists over the last twenty years, both in Asia and the United States of America, I feel qualified and grateful to say that because of Mrs. Glick’s intuitive and accomplished skills my physical body functions have been improved and balanced, so much so that I do not suffer any ailments, in particular none a 50 year-old body might start developing because of the natural ageing process.”

    Bhagawati Morriss (B Sc.)
    Author & Columnist
    Bali, Indonesia

    “Thank you very much for participating in, ‘Control is Vital’ week. Your presentation provided options for our hospital staff and helped demonstrate the full spectrum of pain control. Thank you again for all your time.”

    Karen Forgarty-Monserud, PharmD
    Chairman Pain Management Committee
    Boulder Community Hospital, Colorado, USA

    “Thank you for everything you have done for us. Flora is doing so much better thanks to your help. We will miss you and we wish you all the best on your travels and a wonderful time in Bali.”

    Flora, Eva and Todd

    “Thanks for the help you’ve given me in the last year. The remedies and treatment have helped me enormously.”


    “It was nice meeting you and watching you use your healing touch on Lola. We look forward to creating a holistic approach to health within our family and to using you as an invaluable resource. Thanks again!”

    Lola, Mike & Nicki

    “It has been such a blessing to have you as an instructor and supervisor. You taught us well, helped us to strive for excellence and inspired us to treat our patients with dignity and compassion. May all of the seeds of helping and healing you have sown bring an abundant harvest back to you. May your work be rewarding even when it is difficult and may your spirit be filled with Peace and Joy as you continue to bless those around you.”

    Much love,

    “I am deeply appreciative of all that you have done for me. I am well again. It is so wonderful and I owe it to you.”

    Thank you for everything,