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Our Team

Within Sage Wellness Center we have several acupuncturists who can team to share a case or to take cases as their own. This provides greater flexibility with your scheduling and allows us to offer services 6 days a week, including evenings and weekends.

Yvette Dellanini Ward, L.Ac., M.S.,
A.B.O.R.M Fellow
tel. 650.343.7899
Tuesday 10:30am-5pm
Wednesday 10:30am-5pm
Thursday 12-7pm
Click here to see Yvette’s Bio

Jenny Perzichilli L.Ac., MSTCM FABORM
A.B.O.R.M. Fellow
tel. 650-343-7899
Monday 12pm-8pm
Tuesday 3:30pm-8pm
Wed 3:30pm-8pm
Saturday 10pm-3pm (dates vary/on rotation)
Click here to see Jenny’s Bio

Jill Zundelevich L.Ac., M.S.,
tel. 650-343-7899
Thursday 9am-12pm
Friday 1pm-7pm
Saturday 10am-3pm (dates vary/on rotation)
Click here to see Jill’s Bio

Jeannine Ruskin (Pocean)
Massage Therapist
tel. 650-343-7899
Click here to see Pocean’s Bio

Lisa Cockerill
Massage Therapist
tel. 650-343-7899
Click here to see Lisa’s Bio

Office Manager and Medical Billing
tel. 650.343.7899
Click here to see Priscilla’s Bio

Yvette Dellanini Ward, L.Ac., M.S., FABORM

YvetteYvette Dellanini Ward founder of Sage Wellness Center, began her work in Holistic Health Care and Mind-Body Medicine in 1991. She continued her studies at San Francisco State University where she received her Bachelors Degree in Psychology and Holistic Health Studies in 1995. Her interest and passion for natural health care lead her to the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in San Francisco where she received her Masters of Science degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2000. Yvette then went on and became licensed by both the State Board of California, as well as the National Certification Commission (NCCAOM), in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine. Although already a fertility specialist for many years, in 2007 Yvette became one of the first acupuncturists to receive a specialty license in Reproductive Oriental Medicine from the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine (ABORM).

Yvette is a licensed acupuncturist, herbalist and primary health care physician. Her clinical treatments focus on providing comprehensive services – blending Western science and Chinese medicine to form a holistic approach to health. Yvette’s specialty is in Womens Health care, with extensive training and experience in issues concerning fertility, pregnancy support, postnatal care, menopause and gynecological imbalances. In addition she also has a rich background treating chronic and acute pain, stress reduction and emotional disorders.

Yvette has had the opportunity to study Fertility Acupuncture extensively with such masters as Randine Lewis – Author of The Infertility Cure, Lifang Liang – Author of Acupuncture and IVF, Miki Shima – Founder of Japanese Acupuncture Foundation and Giovanni Macciocia – world renown for his research, writings and teaching of Chinese Medicine. Over the years Yvette has established good working relationship with many of the local medical centers, physicians and fertility centers. She has spent time observing at local fertility centers and embryology labs. Yvette has hosted many workshops and classes in the education of Chinese Medicine, Natural Hormone Balancing and Stress Reduction. Yvette is a professional member of ResolveThe National Infertility Association, Blossom BirthPeninsula Pregnancy and Infant Education and Support Center, as well as AAOMAmerican Association of Oriental Medicine.

Jenny Perzichilli

jennyJenny is a California State and National Board Licensed Acupuncturist. Jenny is proudly a fellow of an elite group of fertility experts worldwide ABORM (Acupuncture Board of Reproductive Medicine). With her focus primarily in Obstetrics/Gynecology and mens reproductive health care, she is also well seasoned in treating a full spectrum of health concerns such as mental/emotional wellbeing, digestive conditions, and musculoskeletal disorders.

Jenny offers support to maintain a healthy pregnancy, treat post-natal conditions, and she enjoys pediatric work as well. She is one of the few practitioners in the area offering fertility abdominal massage known as Chi Nei Tsang. Through her specialized diagnostic methods she can offer individualized nutritional counseling and customized herbal formulas.

Jenny has volunteered with Acupuncturists Without Borders and does community acupuncture work. Jenny earned her Masters of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Five Branches University where she is currently pursuing her Doctorate.

Jill Zundelevich

jill-zundelevichJill is a California Licensed Acupuncturist and Herbalist, having received her M.S. degree at the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in San Francisco and her B.S. in kinesiology at San Francisco State University. In addition, Jill completed advanced study programs in fertility and orthopedics at Zhejiang Chinese Medicine University in Hangzhou, China.

Jill is passionate about helping others reach balance in their bodies and lives and believes in teaching her patients about how to help themselves reach their goals. Jill has experience successfully working with fertility and women’s health patients as well as those with pain, digestive problems, stress and anxieties, sleep problems, chemotherapy support, fatigue, weight loss, and a number of neurological problems. Most importantly, Jill believes in the prevention of disease, not just the treatment of it.

Jill is a native of the Bay Area and enjoys spending her time outdoors on hikes, water coloring, or cooking.

Jeannine Ruskin

Jeannine Ruskin – who also goes by Pocean, is a licensed Acupuncturist, having graduated from Five Branches University in Santa Cruz specializing in the Five Elements method, which balances the body, mind, heart, and spirit. She specializes in Pediatrics, Obstetrics (pregnancy, pre-natal and post-natal), Fertility, Five Elements and Western Herbalism. She also has great success treating gynecological concerns, pain, injuries, headaches, emotional imbalances, chronic conditions and acute imbalances, and geriatrics.

Pocean a passion for assisting others to find their balanced, healthy flow. She uses the combination of traditional, Five Elements and Japanese acupuncture, massage, Cranio-sacral therapy, guasha, cupping, nutritional counseling, and Western and Chinese herbal prescriptions to create a holistic healing experience for her patients.

As a massage therapist Pocean studied Pre-Natal massage, Cranial Sacral, yummy Swedish/Eselan, Deep Tissue, Tui Na and Myofascial Release. She has extensively studied Chinese, Western and Ayurvedic Herbalism, nutrition and dietetics, and has been a Reiki practitioner and Theta Healer since 2005.

Lisa Cockerill

Lisa graduated from the National Holistic Institute in 1996, and has over two decades of experience as a massage therapist. She specializes in Swedish, Shiatsu, and Deep Tissue. Lisa incorporates Hot Stone Massage in all of her treatments. Her massage style is deep without overdoing it, incorporating stretching as needed. Hot stones and stretching help muscles relax and allow the massage to flow. Lisa adapts her style to the needs of each individual client.


Priscila-1Priscilla is a key part of making Sage Wellness Center so special. Priscilla is dynamic in scheduling appointments for each patient’s convenience to the best of her ability. She is able to assist in insurance verification and billing when applicable. She has attended many advance medical billing and practice management seminars. She is a sweet person who in her free time loves outings with friends and time with her pup.