Acupuncture Classes

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Acupuncture classes will teach the student how to administer acupuncture therapy to treat a variety of different ailments.

What is Acupuncture

According to the Mayo Clinic, acupuncture is The insertion of very thin needles through your skin at strategic points on your body. A key component of traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture is most commonly used to treat pain. Increasingly, it is being used for overall wellness, including stress management.

Acupuncture has its origins in traditional Chinese medicine. Here it was used as a technique for balancing the flow of energy or life force — known as chi or qi (chee) — believed to flow through pathways (meridians) in your body. By inserting needles into specific points along these meridians, acupuncture practitioners believe that your energy flow will re-balance.

In contrast, many Western practitioners view the acupuncture points as places to stimulate nerves, muscles and connective tissue. Some believe that this stimulation boosts your body’s natural painkillers.

What Might I Learn?

A course in acupuncture will provide the learner with many skills and in-depth knowledge of the body’s neuropathways. It will also teach the student who to proficiently treat clients utilising specific acupuncturist method.

Many courses will also cover topics such as biomedicine, naturopathy and naturopathic principles. Which will give the learner a scientific understanding of the impact of the process of acupuncture on the body.

Who Are Thee Courses For?

Anyone with an interest in alternative medicine and healing could benefit from a course in acupuncture. These courses are open to all ages and will generally provide the learner with a diploma and a working knowledge of the subject matter.


There are several acupuncture courses available across the country.

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