About Us


Elaine Ataba MSTOM, L.Ac., Massage Therapist, Herbalist

Elaine grew up in Maryland & graduated from St. John's College in Annapolis with a BA in Philosophy & Comparative Literature. After moving to California, she studied Pre-Vet at UCSD & worked as an Orthopedic & Emergency Vet Technician at the Veterinary Specialty Hospital in Rancho Santa Fe. Her orthopedic training required working with a physical therapist & this led to an interest in massage. In 2000 she graduated from the International School of Bodywork & took over the One Stop Body Shop, now Sage Acupuncture. In 2007 she graduated from the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine with an M.S. in Traditional Oriental Medicine which qualifies her to treat patients as a Primary Health Care Provider. Elaine incorporates herbal medicine, massage, breathing techniques, & nutritional counseling into her acupuncture practice. She is dedicated to helping you heal your body and mind. Contact Elaine


Vanessa King, CMT, Clinical Nutritionist, Yoga & Somatic Therapist

Vanessa has been a massage therapist since 1991. After studying languages & writing at Franklin College in Switzerland & The U of A, she moved to San Diego to study massage. Her unique style is a blend of Swedish, Deep Tissue, Lomi Lomi, Thai, Meridian Therapy, & creative visualization to calm body & mind.

Contact Vanessa: 858.366.2304

E-mail: 3wavemassage@gmail.com