Welcome to:

Open Gate Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine Clinic

(formally Good Earth Acupuncture)


Jason Blalack

Jason, acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist, has been practicing in Boulder, Colorado for 15 years. His passion for healing came from having to heal himself from an undiagnosable severe illness in his early 20’s. Thus he specializes in difficult to treat conditions utilizing a truly holistic approach, addressing the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual bodies to awaken transformation and to bring vitality back  to life. For more details, read Jason’s bio.


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Kate Blalack

Kate Blalack is a licensed acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist in Boulder, Colorado, specializing in internal medicine and women’s health. She utilizes Chinese and Japanese acupuncture, customized Chinese herbal prescriptions, Chinese dietary therapy and lifestyle counseling to treat diseases and promote optimum health in men, women and children of all ages. Kate is also a certified practitioner of Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture and Massage (aka Cosmetic Acupuncture), and the founder of the Full Circle Community Acupuncture Clinic at Yo Mama Yoga and Family Center. For more details, read Kate‘s bio.


What is Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture?

Chinese Medicine, which includes both acupuncture and herbal medicine, has been an essential part of Asia’s health care system for more than 2000 years. Jason Blalack and Kate Blalack are certified acupuncturists and Chinese herbalists that integrate this ancient wisdom with modern Western research to help heal our contemporary diseases. Chinese Medicine and acupuncture can treat a wide assortment of health issues and diseases. Learn more about about the health conditions we have successfully treated with Chinese medicine and acupuncture. Our clinic, Open Gate Acupuncture is located in Boulder, Colorado.

Chautauqua Apothecary

Our clinic is also home to Chautauqua Apothecary, Boulder’s largest and most active Chinese herbal pharmacy. We have over 400 Chinese raw herbs, as well as granular Chinese herbs, and numerous kinds of encapsulated and pill forms of medicinals. We also have one of the best selections of Western nutritional supplements. We carry only the highest quality herbs and supplements.

The essential part of Chinese medicine is the proper application of Chinese herbs. That includes the delivery method. In our clinic we have an inhouse apothecary that custom makes herbal formulas for you using traditional methods.

Learn more about Chinese herbal delivery systems.

Chautauqua Health’s Healing Modalities:

Chinese Acupuncture * Japanese Acupuncture * Chinese Herbology * Rolfing * Cranial Sacral * Cranial Visceral * Naturopathic Medicine * Therapeutic Massage * TCM

Practitioners Include:

Jason Blalack * Kate Blalack * Wolf Becker * Monika Chace * Chip Chace * Pat Ellinwood * Tara Faith Brockman * Sarito Carroll * Suzanne Picard *