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Scraping and Cupping: From Folk Medicine to Elite Treatment of Olympic Athletes

Posted: Wednesday, September 6, 2017

September 6, 2017
Media Contact: Sirie Thongchua
Monterey Public Library, Monterey, California
831-646-5632 / thongchu@monterey.org
www.monterey.org/library
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Scraping and Cupping: From Folk Medicine to Elite Treatment of Olympic Athletes

On Monday, October 9, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m., Kaz Wegmuller, L.Ac., Acupuncturist and Herbalist, will lecture and demonstrate cupping and its lesser-known cousin, gua sha (scraping), practiced by Chinese, Southeast Asian, South American, and other peoples for many hundreds of years. Scraping and cupping have helped world-class athletes like Michael Phelps. They can help you too!

This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Monterey Public Library and the Monterey Public Library Endowment Committee. Adults are invited to attend. Admission is free, and reservations are required. Call (831) 646-5632 or email thongchu@monterey.org. The Monterey Public Library is located at 625 Pacific Street, Monterey, CA.
Kaz Wegmuller, L.Ac., Acupunturist and Herbalist:

Kaz Wegmuller was first introduced to traditional East Asian medical concepts as a boy growing up in Japan. He went on to study anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley. After earning a graduate degree in traditional Chinese medicine at Five Branches Institute in Santa Cruz, California, Kaz established his private practice in Santa Cruz in 2000. He can be reached at (831) 706-6125 or kazwegmuller@gmail.com.

A photo of Kaz Wegmuller is enclosed.

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