Ruth Irving BA (Hons) Dip. Ac. MBAcC is a professional traditional Chinese Medicine acupuncturist, massage therapist and yoga teacher practising from her holistic health centre Carlisle Therapies at 34 Lowther Street, Carlisle, CA3 8DH. She also runs yoga classes from Keswick town centre (The Quaker Meeting House) and brings her acupuncture and massage services to Keswick from January 2020.

She has over 10 years experience and is a member of the British Acupuncture Council (BAcC), the UK's leading regulatory body for the practice of acupuncture. The BAcC Codes of Safe Practice and Professional Conduct are recognised as the gold standard by the Department of Health.  Choosing a BAcC registered Acupuncturist ensures your safety as the BAcC explains here.

The aim of traditional Chinese acupuncture is to treat the whole person rather than specific symptoms in isolation. To simply find out what acupuncture can do for you, please call Ruth in complete confidence and without obligation.

Ruth’s tCM acupuncture treatments may incorporate deep tissue massage, acupressure, tui na and other tCM techniques such as cupping, gua sha, moxibustion (moxa) and electro-acupuncture to ensure the best effects for her patients.  Ruth is also a yoga teacher hosting weekly yoga classes and workshops from Carlisle city and Keswick town centres.