While each practitioner is totally different, Kung notes in her apply, she’ll do a five-week intensive to jump-start the method consisting of two classes per week. From there, she’ll do common classes a month or, for some, solely yearly.
“We start with the body, to ground yourself; if you do too much on the face, all your energy can rush to the head and you can feel faint. You want to balance it all out,” she says. “Then you go in with the needles on the face, you are mimicking a small cut; so your body sends white blood cells, plasma, and collagen to the area to fix it. That’s why it works so well.”