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Facial Cupping and Gua Sha: Ancient Chinese Practices to Beautify Your Skin

Blue Heron Gua Sha WorkshopWhere: Wildcraft, 38 Windermere Blvd, Charleston
Date: Thursday, September 26; registration open via Wildcraft
Time:  6-8 pm
Cost: $55, includes your own facial cups and gua sha set

Back by popular demand! Enjoy a unique workshop with Lisa Abernathy and Wildcraft’s owner + curator, Holly Thorpe, on Chinese medicine techniques you can use to enhance the health and beauty of your skin. We will discuss the techniques and principles behind facial cupping and gua sha. Then you will luxuriate in a self-facial using exquisite serums and balms from Wildcraft. Lisa will explain and guide you through facial cupping and gua sha, and you will leave with a cup and gua sha set to use at home. These effective, gentle, and easy-to-use manual techniques increase circulation to the skin, decrease wrinkles and discoloration, stimulate collagen, enhance lymphatic drainage, and give you a gorgeous glow. The night will conclude with a private shopping experience.

Qi Gong with Laura Marion, L.Ac.

Laura Marion

Beginners welcome!

Where: Still Soul Studio, 579 King Street, Charleston
Dates: Wednesdays
Time:  5:30-6:15 pm
Cost: $14, or purchase an unlimited monthly pass for $50

Ancient Chinese movement methods and focused breath used to promote physical health, emotional wellbeing and spiritual development.

Everyday Mindfulness from a Behavioral Zen Perspective with Kristi Galloway, LPCA

Where: Blue Heron Acupunture & Apothecary, 711 St. Andrews Blvd., West Ashley
Dates: See below; Register for the October series or contact Kristi directly if you’d like to join the September series
Time:  5:45-6:30 pm
Cost: $45 for one series (3 sessions) or $75 for complete series (6 sessions)

Mindfulness Series

  1. The “WHAT” of Mindfulness
    • September 16: OBSERVE
    • September 23: DESCRIBE
    • September 30: PARTICIPATE
  2. The “HOW” of Mindfulness
    • October 7: ONE-MINDFULLY
    • October 14: NON-JUDGMENTALLY
    • October 21: EFFECTIVELY

This series teaches you the skills necessary to bring a mindfulness practice into your daily life. Beyond meditation, mindfulness skills empower you to be in charge of yourself in a different way. It has been proven that awareness assists in emotional regulation. As we understand ourselves, we accept ourselves and change ourselves. It is a practice of attention and intention. Join us in this safe, nurturing, small group setting to learn new skills and self-acceptance.

Note: Due to the small group setting, there is limited availability for each series.

Refund Policy: Full refunds will be issued until September 14th for the entire 6-week series or the first 3 sessions. Refunds will be issued until October 5th for the second 3 sessions.