Altadena, CA, January 20, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) is growing in popularity in the US according to the NCCAM, the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Acupuncture one of the most widely used CAM therapies, and many people would like to try acupuncture but may want to gain some familiarity and knowledge by speaking to a holistic healthcare professional, which is one of the reasons why MMA Acupuncture is organizing a series of events like this throughout the year.
“The goal is to educate individuals on acupuncture, complementary and alternative medicine, holistic exercises that involve the mind and the body, and a more integrative approach to healthcare,” said Mr. St. Juste, licensed acupuncturist and martial arts instructor. "People in our community want to learn more, they just need more opportunities available to."
Mr. Carlo St. Juste Jr., L.Ac started MMA Acupuncture in 2011, which provides mobile acupuncture and holistic home healthcare services to the unincorporated cities of LA County, such as Altadena, La Cresenta, and Sunland. The lectures aim to help people of the community to learn more about the safety and benefits of acupuncture and Chinese Medicine. He has seen first hand the healing potential of combining eastern and western knowledge to help people take control of their health and wellness.
Mr. St. Juste is also the tai chi chuan and qi gong instructor at Porter Ranch Medical Center in Porter Ranch, California, and teaches Kung Fu Street MMA, a mixed martial art combination of Kung Fu and various other martial art styles. The research on tai chi is emerging throughout the world and he hopes to provide more information to people suffering from conditions that may benefit from daily tai chi practice.
The first lecture is scheduled for February 11, 2012, 3PM at Coco’s Restaurant in Pasadena, California. The second lecture will be on February 25, 2012, 3PM at the main branch of the Altadena Library. Both events are open to the community, and individuals are encouraged to reserve seating on the MMA Acupuncture website. Refreshments will be provided to attendees, and it is recommended that interested attendees come early. For more information or to schedule an interview please call (626)722-4295 or visit http://www.mmaacupuncture.com. Facebook.com/mmaacupuncture - Twitter:@mmaacupuncture. The Altadena Library can be contacted at 600 East Mariposa Street, Altadena, CA 91001. (626)798-0833