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About Ruth Irving

BA (hons) Philosophy PGCE. Dip. Ac. MBAcC. YTT

Ruth has been a professional acupuncturist (tCM) for nearly 15 years.  It's over ten years since she established Carlisle's principal centre for natural wellbeing, Carlisle Therapies.  An integrative approach to health is her philosophy.


Lifestyle changes are key to a tCM (traditional Chinese Medicine) approach to maintaining best health.  Ruth encourages her patients to balance their often busy lives with mindful movement, breathwork and mindfulness.

Ruth has completed over 300 hours yoga teaching training (YTT).  She runs inclusive indoor weekly classes and workshops from Carlisle city at The Yoga Rooms


When not managing the centre, working full time as a professional acupuncturist and teaching yoga or mindfulness Ruth can be found in the Cumbrian fells hiking or mountain biking.