Free Wellness Classes
Held in store at Way of Life
Wednesday, Sept. 12th
6:30 – 8:00 pm
with Melissa Pereira Gelin, LAc
In this informational lecture, we will discuss herbal strategies for how to prepare for the fall season. As the weather shifts to cooler temperatures and school begins again, there are great holistic ways to supplement and tonify the health of yourself and your family. Learn how to prevent illness and get back to wellness quickly when necessary, using resources from local herbal companies.
- Holistic Protection against Illness
- Tonification and Recovery Strategies
- Go-to Herbal Formulas
Melissa Pereira Gelin, LAc is a licensed acupuncturist who has worked in the health care industry since 2000. Her goal to assist you achieve and maintain a harmonious balance that promotes your personal health. Melissa incorporates techniques from her rigorous Masters program in Traditional Chinese Medicine with Japanese / Kiiko-style acupuncture to provide an individualized treatment approach. Each one of us needs a recovery strategy, whether from an intense workout, stressful job, emotional issues, chronic pain, or allergies/illness, and Melissa is passionate about assisting you to be your best self along your path to health. Acupuncture, cupping therapy, herbal medicine, medical massage and manipulation techniques, nutrition therapy, and lifestyle recommendations can benefit you immensely. Melissa has a private practice at Golden Light Acupuncture in Aptos, works for Santa Cruz Occupational Medical Center in Soquel, and is honored to continue the legacy of her first acupuncturist, Martha Benedict, O.M.D., L.Ac., through her role as an Education Specialist for Benedictine Healing Products.