Marie Kastner will be teaching a special elective, Facial Acupuncture. She is an acupuncturist and herbalist licensed by the California State Board. Born and raised in Stockholm, Sweden, she practiced in Europe as a physical therapist in the field of neurology. Marie began acupuncture training in Beijing, China, and completed her degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego, California. Since 1987, she has been in a private practice combining her knowledge in Physical Therapy and Traditional Chinese Medicine, Marie Kastner creates a unique blend of Eastern and Western therapies to promote healing and prevent illness.
Marie specializes in both pain management, including acute and neuromuscular conditions of the spine and extremities, and gynecological disorders affecting women, such as premenstrual syndrome, menopause, endometriosis, infertility, and pregnancy. Marie is also involved in the evaluation and treatment of stress related conditions such as tension and migraine headaches, insomnia, depression and anxiety.