Open Gate Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine Clinic

(formally Good Earth Acupuncture)

Jason Blalack

Jason Blalack, in Boulder Colorado

  • Licensed acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist in Boulder, Colorado
  • Specializing in difficult to treat conditions.
  • Extensive study in China with Dr. Wu Bo-ping.
  • Author of acclaimed clinical herbal textbook & international lecturer.
  • AcupunctureChinese herbal medicinefunctional medicine  (naturopathic medicine), meditation and “life-guidance.”
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Awaken Transformation: A truly holistic approach, addressing the
physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual bodies.

Testimonials / Reviews


Testimonials / Reviews: 

1. Latest: Anxiety, depression, mood disorder, treated with acupuncture and Chinese herbs. (Aug, 2015)
2. Full list of 145+ other testimonials.

Health / Acupuncture Blog:

Latest: Open Gate Acupuncture name change, what is the meaning, & how does it relate to deep level healing.


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.


Location & Directions:

Open Gate Acupuncture clinic is located in beautiful Boulder, Colorado, in the Boulder Steel Yards, at Chautauqua Health.


Open Gate Acupuncture in Boulder, Colorado

Finding the entrance is sometimes tricky,
so please take note of the picture above.

The parking spaces immediately in front of the building are 15 minute and handicapped spaces only. All the other spaces in the lot are 2 hour parking. The spaces on Steelyards are also 15 minute parking.

Driving Directions

From the north: drive south on 30th St. to the next street south of Valmont. This is Bluff. Turn left/east on Bluff. Go 1 block to 31st. Turn right/south. Go 1 block to Steelyards. Turn right/west. Park in front of Rinnova.

From the south: drive north on 30th St., past Mapleton (on the left/west). There will be the “Boulder Steelyards” complex on the right. Pekoe is on the SE corner of 30/Steelyards Place and P.C.’s Pantry (big red awnings and a large poster of a St. Bernard in the window) is just north of it. Turn right/east on Steelyards Place in between these two businesses . Park in front of P.C.’s Pantry.

From the parking lot: go to the building to the right/north that has Mile High Bank. Take either the stairs that are on the outside of the building, or the elevator that is located inside the glass doors to the left/ west of the bank entrance. Go to the 2nd floor and across an exposed walkway that will take you south to our purple door.

The Bound goes along 30th St. and stops at Valmont. Walk south to Bluff and follow the directions from the parking lot as above. Please click here for more information on public transit in Boulder.

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.

Click here to read more about the difference between the different kinds of Chinese herb delivery methods (bulk vs. granular vs. pills).

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 *