Naturopathic Doctor, Ayurvedic Practitioner, Massage Therapist
Ayurvedic Medicine, Therapeutic Exercise & Bodywork
Dr. Celeste Griego ND, MS, LMT earned both her doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine and Master of Science in Ayurvedic sciences from Bastyr University. The Ayurvedic program at Bastyr offers the only CNME accredited Masters Degree in the United States.
Dr. Griego is a pioneer in the field of Ayurvedic medicine being among the first group of students to receive this degree. She is certified by NAMA as an Ayurvedic Practitioner.
Some of her teachers included Dr. Dhaval Dhru, Dr. Bill Dean, Dr. Vasant Lad, Dr. Vivek Shanbhag, Dr. Virender Sodhi, Dr. Shailinder Sodhi, KP Khalsa, Michael Mastro and Dennis Flaherty.
Before attending Bastyr, Dr. Griego ran a successful practice as an Exercise Physiologist and Massage Therapist. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from The University of New Mexico and graduated from the New Mexico School of Natural Therapeutics. She is trained in several hand medicine modalities including Core Synchronism, CranioSacral and Polarity therapy. She is also Board certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork by the NCBTMB.
Teaching therapeutic exercise is one of her many passions. She is Certified in Pilates, Gyrokinesis® and the Egoscue® Method. Ayurvedic Yoga was also part of her training.
Dr. Griego was a professional dancer and has studied many forms of movement including Ballet, Jazz, Afro-Cuban and Flamenco. She practices individualized holistic medicine to support each patients specific health needs. She also serves as the Secretary of The New Mexico Association of Naturopathic Physicians, is a native New Mexican — raised in Santa Fe. She recently returned to the Land of Enchantment from Seattle, with her son and husband, to serve her beloved community.