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Food Toxicity Program

Welcome to the smartest move you’ll ever make for your health. This is the missing piece…

Nutritional Guidance

Nutritional Guidance is the process of assessing and/or investigating the true root cause…

Life Coaching

Holistic Coaching is a one-on-one session that helps you rediscover your true self…


Candice Thomas

L.Ac. and Owner of LightWorks

Candice Thomas is Tucson’s top integrative acupuncturist. The founder of LightWorks Acupuncture & Health Transformation Center…

Jade Arellano


Jade is a nutritionist with a passion for helping people transform their health. She specializes in inflammatory diseases, all of which are related to the gut and diet…

Jade Arellano, MSACN Tucson Nutritionist

Sandy Hogan


After a successful career in executive leadership, Sandy shifted gears in 2000 to focus entirely on her true gift: evoking of others…

The LightWorks Approach


Best Tucson Acupuncture ClinicThe LightWorks Approach is a revolutionary integrative health plan providing a complete health transformation for each patient. This holistic approach includes health analysis from both Eastern and Western perspectives, temperament assessment, dietary guidance, nutritional supplementation, life coaching, movement plan, and acupuncture.

Our patients are people who have been struggling with their health for a long time. They have tried other approaches without much success, and are feeling frustrated and hopeless that they will ever get their quality of life back. They understand they require rehabilitative therapy and are motivated to do what it takes to get well.


Powerful medicine combined with powerful practitioners to produce powerful results.

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    Ennea Type 5, the “Expert” (Enneagram Series)

    Today is about the Ennea Type 5, known as the Investigator, the Observer, the Expert. This is a very intellectual heady kind of person. Very, very smart. They have a basically desire to master, to be an expert, to have worth through knowledge. They basically fear then to feel that they are unworthy because they…

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    Ennea Type 4, The “Individualist”, the “Romantic (Enneagram Series)

      Let’s talk today about Ennea Type 4, called the Individualist, the Romantic, the Creative Person. Type Fours are very interesting, unique people. They tend to be very creative. The basic desire for this type is to know oneself. They will spend a lifetime combing through their past experiences, processing and trying to make sense…

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    Health Patterns of the Ennea Type 5 (Enneagram Series)

    I wanted to talk to you today about health patterns of Ennea Type 5, the “Observer” or the “Expert”. So Type 5s might come in [to our practice] for just about anything. They are extremely curious kinds of people and they are open to thinking outside the box, so they really are attracted to the…

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    Health Patterns of The Ennea Type 2 (Enneagram Series)

      I want to talk with you about the health patterns of the Ennea Type 2, the “Helper”, the “Giver”. I’m gonna say I see a lot of Types 2s in the clinic. And the reason that I see this is there’s a very consistent pattern for the Type 2 of stuck pain, long-standing pain in…

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  • Health pattners of Ennea Type 1 - Enneagram Series by Candice Thomas

    Health Patterns of the Ennea Type 1 (Enneagram Series)

      Today, I want to talk to you about the health patterns for the Ennea Type 1 personality, the “Perfectionist”. What we see with the Type 1, when they come in, is this is a serious hard-working kind of person, and they come in to the acupuncture clinic for some pretty classic examples of what in…

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  • The Ennea Type 3 Personality - The Achiever

    Ennea Type 3 Personality – The Achiever (Enneagram Series)

      I’d like to talk to you today about Ennea Type 3 personality, often called the “Achiever” or the “Performer“. This is a very high energy, dynamic kind of person, extremely goal-oriented. The basic desire for this type is to have value, inherent worth. They want to be found worthy. And what’s the basic fear?…

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    Health Patterns of the Ennea Type 3 (Enneagram Series)

      I would like to talk to you today about the health patterns of the Ennea Type 3, the “Achiever”. This is a very, very driven kind of person. In Chinese Medicine we would say that they are the “yang” type. When you see that ying-yang symbol, that’s the symbol of balance that’s showing us…

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    The Enneagram Personality Typing System: What is it?

      Let me introduce you today to the Enneagram, a personality typing system. It’s the topic I am most passionate about. The root “Ennea” means “nine” (9) and “gram” just means “picture”. Enneagram simply means “a picture of nine”. This temperament system says there are 9 fundamental personality types in the world. There is really…

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    Ennea Type 2 Personality – The Giver (Enneagram Series)

      I’d like to talk to you today about the Ennea Type 2 personality, the personality type described by the Enneagram as “the Giver”, “the Helper”. Their basic desire is to be loved and to be connected to other people. Their basic fear is to be unloved and to be found unworthy of love. This…

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