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Wednesday, 7 September 2022

Meet the instructor: Caitlin Armit

Caitlin Armit's passion for natural health and helping people to feel their best has fuelled her throughout both her personal and professional life. Before pursuing a career in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine, Caitlin was studying and working as a Massage Therapist.

Today, Caitlin is a Lecturer and Clinical Supervisor in the Chinese Medicine Department where she combines her knowledge and experience with her passion for sharing natural health resources.

Can you tell us a little bit about your background before joining Endeavour?

I spent good chunk of my 20s travelling, studying and working as a Massage Therapist before pursuing a career in Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine.

What made you decide to pursue a career in natural health?

I liked the idea of working one on one with people and being able to work for myself. I was also happy to be involved with anything that helped people to feel better in their everyday lives.

What do you do at Endeavour?

I am a Lecturer and Clinical Supervisor in the Chinese Medicine Department.

What is the most rewarding thing about your job?

I really enjoy sharing resources and sharing stories about clinical experiences.

What motivates you?

Stability, peace, adventure, knowledge.

Is there a piece of advice you can share with people interested in pursuing a career in natural health?

Your personal development and professional development are often intertwined so anything that you can do for self-improvement will benefit your practice.

What’s one piece of wisdom that you apply to your career?

A Maya Angelou quote “If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. Don’t complain.”

Which short courses would you recommend to people pursuing a career in natural health?

Mental Health & Wellness and anything which develops business skills.

Can you share a career highlight?

Treating a few Olympians and performers from Cirque du Soleil

What’s the most memorable experience or moment you’ve had at Endeavour?

Not one event in particular but teaching at Endeavour has really highlighted just how much knowledge I’ve accumulated over the years of study and professional practice and it’s reminded me how much I appreciate Chinese Medicine philosophy.

What do you like to do in your spare time?

Hiking, scuba diving, beach sunrises, anything to do with dogs, spending time with friends and family.

Interested in Natural Health?

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"Overall, all resources provided, particularly links to short articles related to the topic addressed, are very interesting and useful to deepen one’s knowledge."

- Federica Conti