Art of Acupuncture Venice – Mariryan Heschmeyer, D.O.M.

Mariryan_Profile1Mariryan Heschmeyer graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelors of Science in 2000. After one year in a doctorate program for Audiology she decided to switch her career path to Oriental Medicine. She continued her education at Dragon Rises College of Oriental Medicine, graduating in the top of her class in 2005 receiving a Diplomat in Oriental Medicine. Mariryan is nationally board-certified in Acupuncture, Chinese herbology and biomedicine. She excepted an appointment in Atlanta shortly after graduating to treat top professional athletes that included The Atlanta Falcons, Braves, Thrashers and Hawks. Upon moving back to Florida she began working with members of the Tampa Bay Rays as well as local elite and Team USA triathletes. Not only is she versed in treating acute and chronic injury she also specializes in internal and family medicine, including infertility as well as pre and post natal. She has a successful practice in Albany Georgia and Venice Florida.

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Dianne Cogburn – Dietitian and Nutritionist

webcogburn15-7534Dianne has been a Registered Dietitian for over 25 years and is Co-Author of Duke University’s Medical Center Book of Diet and Fitness. Her experience as the Nutrition Director at Duke University’s Diet and Fitness Center and as director of the wellness program for a local health organization of 800 employees, gives her a unique skill set to help clients achieve their health goals and  reduce their risk for the many chronic diseases linked to poor lifestyle practices.

 Clients describe Dianne as knowledgeable, passionate, and motivating and one who “walks the talk” regarding living a healthy lifestyle.  She loves to cook colorful creative dishes with whole foods for her family and friends and is an accomplished triathlete. She also has an international sensitivity to the global health needs because she and her family are involved with community health initiatives in East Africa.

Dianne believes that it is the journey that matters more than the destination; it is having quality at the present time, seizing the day and the moment. Dianne gives others the tips, tools, and techniques backed up by leading science to create real health daily. She shares proven strategies needed to help others on their own personal journey towards a healthier mind, body, and spirit; this can only be accomplished by creating the foundation of a healthy life with nutrient dense foods, exercise, stress management, and sleep. Dianne’s approach to nutrition utilizing the cutting edge  science-emphasizing the power of food to prevent disease and help every cell of the body to function at its peak. Dianne empowers both individual clients and groups with the knowledge and tools essential for lifelong healthy living.

For more information contact her at (941) 223-1422 or via email at:

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