Becoming an Acupuncturist? An Inside Look at Acupuncture Jobs

Whether you’re becoming an acupuncturist or you just want an inside look into acupuncture jobs, don’t miss this job description! These career tips are from a self-employed acupuncturist who is happy to share her education, work, and salary information.
“If you want to be a self-employed acupuncturist, you have to be completely dedicated to the medicine and learn all you can about managing a business,” says Kristen Burris, the Founder, President, and Medical Director of American Acupuncture Center. “You may be the best acupuncturist and herbalist in the world, but if you […]

How Holistic Veterinarians Help Animals Using Acupuncture

Holistic veterinarians use Traditional Chinese Medicine, such as acupuncture, to help animals heal. If your pet dog or cat is ill – or if you want to be a holistic health veterinarian – learn what these animal care providers do!
Patrick Mahaney is a Veterinarian and Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist, and the president of California Pet Acupuncture and Wellness (CPAW), Inc, in Los Angeles, CA.
He uses a hybrid of Western (conventional) and traditional Chinese veterinary medicine – including acupuncture – to help his animal patients recover from illness and thrive.
Here’s what it’s like to […]

What is a Massage Practitioner? How Holistic Massage Works

A Massage Practitioner on Bowen Island

If you’re asking “What is a massage practitioner?”, you may already know it’s different than a registered massage therapist. Here’s how holistic massage works, from a self-employed massage practitioner who works in the “healing arts.”
“Being self-employed is always an interesting adventure,” says Genevieve McCorquodale, Certified Massage Practitioner, Post Partum Doula, and owner of Still Waters Massage on Bowen Island, BC. “There is no guarantee of a pay check at the end of the day. I create what I create.”
Several years ago, with her children safely in […]

Wellness Coaching in Action – What Do Wellness Coaches Do?

Watching wellness coaching in action is thrilling! If you’re wondering what wellness coaches do, don’t miss this job description. Learn how to become a wellness coach, plus career tips for wellness coaching.
Along with the proper training and certifications, a wellness coach must be passionate about the field and the people she coaches.  Here, we learn how this life coach uses her passion and drive to help women lose weight, achieve their goals, and live their best lives.
Laurie Runyan knows in her soul that she was born to coach.
“I’ve always been an […]

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