Meet Dr. Gurusahay Khalsa

Dr. Khalsa

Meet Dr. Gurusahay Singh Khalsa, D.C., Dipl.Ac.

Dr. Gurusahay Singh Khalsa, D.C., Dipl.Ac. has been in private practice since 1978 and is the director of the GRD Healing Arts Clinic, PC, a multi-disciplinary health and healing clinic in Atlanta, GA. His specialties include acupuncture (both Dr. Tan's Balance Method and Kiiko Style Acupuncture), gentle chiropractic care, nutrition, applied kinesiology (muslce testing), and yoga therapy.

Dr. Khalsa educates and inspires people to improve the quality of their living by enabling them to take control of their own life physically, mentally and spiritually. He has lectured extensively for more than 50 years on health care, nutrition, oriental medicine, Kundalini yoga and meditation, stress management, goal setting, prosperity, and wellness and longevity. He is married to the lovely and inspirational Mukta, with two wonderful children.


"The most important thing I've found is actually listening to what the person says to me and, through years of experimenting, knowing the right questions to ask...."


Chiropractic Education and degrees:

Doctor of Chiropractic, Life Chiropractic College, 1978
Diplomate, National Board of Chiropractic Examiners
Georgia Certified in Physiotherapy, Electrical Therapeutic Modalities
Undergraduate Studies, University of Michigan, 1970-1975
Applied Kinesiology, International College of Applied Kinesiology
Clinical radiographic studies Dr. Russell Erhardt

Acupuncture Education and degrees:

Licensed Acupuncturist, Georgia Board of Medical Examiners, 2001
Diplomate, National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Alabama Oriental Studies Institute (through Palmer Chiropractic College): Dr. John Stump
Acupuncture Certification, Alabama
National Chiropractic College: Dr. Joy Sunderlage
Acupuncture Society of America: Dr. Richard Yennie
International Academy of Medical Acupuncture:  Dr. John Amaro
Acupuncture Orthopedics: Dr. John Amaro
Kiiko Matsumoto Style (KMS) Style Acupuncture: Monika Kobylecka
Blue Poppy Seminars--by Bob Flaws and Chip Chase
Honora Wolfe: Pain Control with Acupuncture, Moxa, Bleeding, Cupping
Bob Flaws: Pulse Diagnosis
Bob Flaws: Diabetes in Oriental Medicine
Clean Needle Technique
Richard Tan: Balance Method and Advanced Method; Balancing the Metal; Treating Respiratory Disorders; Three Facets of Perfection; Treating with the Seasons; 8 Extraordinary Meridians; Pulse Diagnosis; Feng Shui; Qi Cultivation
Dragon Rises Pulse Seminar: Susan Goldstone
Institute for Chinese Herbology Herbal Course
Neuro-Acupuncture: Dr. Jason Hao

Teacher and Lecturer:

Patient/Doctor Relations-Complementary and Alternative Health Care, Guest Lecturer, Emory Medical School
Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine for Depression, Emory Journal Club in Psychiatry
Co-Instructor Alabama Acupuncture Certification Course
Alternative Medicine, Emory University
International Kundalini Yoga Teachers Association Certified Teacher Trainer
Kundalini Research Institute Certified Lead Trainer in Level 1 and Level 2
Anatomy and Physiology Instructor, Atlanta School of Massage

Workshops and Courses Dr. Khalsa Teaches:

Applied Kinesiology: Muscle Testing for Health
Acupressure for Self-Healing
Chinese Medicine: An Introduction
Is Acupuncture Right for Me?
Pain Control: The Balance Method
Introduction to Chinese Herbal Medicine
The Basics of Chinese Medicine: Understanding Concepts in Body Balancing
Handling Stress in the New Millennium
Self-Help for Depression and Anxiety
Kundalini Yoga
Co-Founder of StressAway of Georgia, "how-to" stress management
"How Do You Stand" Evaluation and Correction of the Risks of Osteoporosis
Using Foods and Herbs as Medicine
Identifying and Controlling Digestive Problems
Women’s Health Issues: A Holistic Approach
Detoxing and Cleansing for a Healthier Life
Meditation: The Ultimate Goal Setting Tool
Assuring Prosperity in Economic Down Times

Community Service:

Acupuncture Advisory Committee of the Georgia State Medical Board, 2002 to 2008 (Georgia Acupuncture Licensing Committee)
Advisory Committee, Emory University Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Neurodegenerative Diseases
Advisory Committee, Atlanta School of Massage
Advisory committee, ASHA (Academy of Somatic Healing Arts)
Advisory Committee, Edgewood College of Oriental Medicine
Founding Member, Khalsa Chiropractic Association
Treasurer, Kundalini Research Institute
Chairperson, Kundalini Research Institute
Member and former Speaker of the House, Khalsa Council, the international legislative body of the Sikh Dharma Religion
Minister, Sikh Dharma Religion


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