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Mara is your Licensed Acupuncturist.
Mara specializes in Pain Management, Digestive Health, & Stress/Anxiety Relief. See what acupuncture can treat.
When you make an appointment with Mara, your body will be set into motion to achieve balance. A body in a harmonious state is free of pain and functions at its highest potential.
Mara received her Masters in Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine at Finger Lakes School of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine in New York. She received SAAT certification from Dr. Soliman for Auricular Allergy Treatment. She has her 200 Hr Yoga Teacher Training and has a bachelor's degree in Studio Art from Allegheny College. Mara teaches Mandala painting classes in the Pittsburgh area. See more about classes on Mara's Events page.
Mara practices Chinese Medicine techniques, which includes:
Tui Na Chinese Massage
Chinese Dietary Therapy
SAAT Allergy Technique
EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique)
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As yoga helps deepen the mind-body connection, Mara used this discipline and began to balance stresses in life that seemed to affect her health and digestion. Through yoga, art, dietary nutrition, and Chinese medicine philosophies, Mara found balance in her own body. She followed the path to become a Chinese medicine practitioner to help others find this balance as well.
Mara lives in Robinson Twp with her husband, Dr. Brent Carlini. She enjoys her Golden Retriever Magnus, Tuxedo cat Arya, and Cow-Cat Gwennie. Mara continues to create Spiritual Art, including mandala paintings in which she provides beautiful hand painted gifts and mandala workshops in the Pittsburgh area. She enjoys yoga, meditation, family time, running, biking, reading, laughing and whole foods cooking.
Mara began her journey of Chinese medicine when she utilized the theme of
Yin and Yang "balance" through her Art.
Yin and Yang represents balance of physical and spiritual aspects.
While exploring the balance of
Yin and Yang in Art,
Mara found physical, spiritual, and emotional balance through the practice of Yoga and Meditation.
Dr. Brent is our Holistic Practitioner.
Dr. Brent supports the natural healing processes of the human body. He believes that treating the root of a condition helps the body return to a normal state of health, balance, and vitality.
Dr. Brent is skilled in chiropractic medicine, massage therapy, guided meditation, personal yoga instruction, hypnosis, nutrition, and reiki. These treatments help you accomplish your health and wellness goals while supporting the body from a holistic perspective.
Brent received his Doctor of Chiropractic at New York Chiropractic College in Seneca Falls New York. He studied massage therapy at Pittsburgh Technical Institute. He has studied at the Reiki Master level, has received his 200 Yoga Teacher Training, and has a Bachelor of the Arts degree in Music from Allegheny College. Dr. Brent currently teaches at Pittsburgh Technical College for Massage and Healthcare Education programs.
Dr. Brent is currently not taking new patients at this time. To contact him, you can email at firstname.lastname@example.org.