COMMUNITY ACUPUNCTURE


WALK-IN (No Appointment Necessary)
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays
$40 – $90
Please refer to the class schedule for times.


Acupuncture Can Help, among other things:

• Depression / Anxiety
• Finding Balance
• Asthma / Allergies/ Colds
• Back and other Physical Pain
• Chronic Fatigue
• Headaches / Migraines
• PMS / Hormonal Issues
• Carpal Tunnel / Stress Injuries
• Insomnia
• Stress
• Addiction
• Constipation / Digestive Health


How Community Acupuncture Works
A return to acupuncture practiced in a group setting as is common in East Asia. Treatments will be given on a first come, first serve basis with treatments lasting approximately 45 min. Street clothes are acceptable, but clothing that allows for easy access to arms (elbows to hands), legs (full knee to feet) and head (down to shoulders) works best.

 

 
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Brian Glashow

Brian’s journey towards becoming an acupuncturist began as a university student in the 1990s. Inspired by the Tao Te Ching and other classics of Taoist philosophy, he studied Mandarin Chinese, and traveled to China and Taiwan for several years to study, work and explore. As a life-long asthmatic and allergy-sufferer, Brian became increasingly determined to ween himself off of prescription medications. Living as a musician and educator in Brooklyn, NY, he became proactive about finding natural alternatives to improve his health. He began to modify his diet and focus on eating whole foods. He immersed himself in yoga and became a certified instructor. Eventually, he discovered acupuncture, qigong, and traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and his health improved dramatically. Brian moved to California to dedicate himself to learning this remarkable medicine at one of the best TCM schools in the country, Yo San University. Coming full circle, he learned that the philosophy that drew him to initially study Chinese culture was in fact, the foundation of Chinese medical theory.


Brian is a caring and enthusiastic clinician. In addition to English, he speaks Mandarin Chinese and Spanish. 
 


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Iris Martin

Iris offers acupuncture, cupping, gua sha, Chinese herbs, acupressure, electric stimulation, and diet and lifestyle recommendations to help you achieve balance and wellness. Iris works with you to get to the root of the problem (versus focusing on treating symptoms only).

Iris Martin is a Licensed Acupuncturist and certified yoga instructor serving the greater Pasadena area. It is her passion to help others feel their best.

Iris has a background in social services, psychology, and education. After working for nearly a decade with special needs children, Iris became a certified yoga instructor with the hopes of bringing more balance and peace into her life. Feeling still that something was missing, she continued her education completing a Master Degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Finally, she has found her true calling and feels blessed to share this depending healing practice.

Iris graduated from Five Branches University in Santa Cruz and specialize in fertility, pain management, and cancer.

Learn more at acupuncturewithiris.com