The Charlotte Alternative Health meetup is sponsored by Holistic Health Research Institute, a not for profit Organization. We are in the process of obtaining 501 (c) 3 non-profit status Our Missions are: * To build and foster a alternative/complimentary/integrative community of practitioners who work together to empower each other in the complete integrative health process by developing methods of integration that are both unbiased and professional while complete. * To increase public awareness of the benefits of the holistic approach to health and how different alternative/complementary/holistic/integrative modalities when combined with traditional western medical methods create a complete approach to wellness through community programs. * Creation of a referral service which is accessible to the general public and the alternative/complimentary/holistic/integrative medical community for development of total wellness approaches to each individuals needs. * Ensure that these programs benefit people of all economic levels. We welcome Practitioners and Non Practitioners to join and take part in our programs.