Echo L. Hobbs, L.Ac.
is originally from Alaska, and moved to Oregon to receive her Bachelor of Arts degree at Linfield College in McMinnville. Having fallen in love with the Pacific Northwest, she decided to pursue her Master's degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in Portland at the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine. After completing the four-year program, including a 15 month intensive internship, Echo moved to Salem, Oregon to set up her practice. After establishing herself in the Salem community, Echo joined on with Marjorie Eng of Eng Acupuncture in October 2002 as an associate. In August of 2004, Echo bought the Salem practice and changed the name to Jade Earth Acupuncture, LLC.
When not working, Echo keeps herself happy, healthy, and able to help others by exploring the great northwest with her Rhodesian Ridgebacks and her son . Having grown up a child of outdoorspersons, Echo is blessed with a great sense of adventure and avid love of nature, and considers herself blessed to be able to live and play in such a beautiful place.