Welcome to Energia Vital

Acupuncture Clinic & Holistic Healthcare

With over 30 years experience in the Complementary and Alternative Medicine sector, Marilia from Energia Vital Acupuncture Clinic & Holistic Healthcare provides Chinese Classic Acupuncture and Nutritional Advice, Acupressure, Ear Acupuncture, Facial Acupuncture, Therapeutic Energy Kinesiology, Orchid Essences, Korean Hand Therapy, Meditation, Reiki, and will soon be adding Zhineng Qigong to the practice.

It is important to highlight that any of the mentioned therapies can be used as support techniques to a conventional treatment or on its own, to help you to improve your health and manage stress.

Marilia - Acupuncturist

Marilia Blackburn

Acupuncturist MSc in Nutrition

Energia Vital Acupuncture Clinic in Congleton

MARILIA BLACKBURN is the owner of Energia Vital, an acupuncture clinic in Congleton, Cheshire. A holistic therapies clinic that is constantly growing and adapting to offer new services and treatments to its clients.

Marilia is a qualified Acupuncturist, with an MSc in Nutrition & Health and is a Reiki Master/Teacher and her idealism is the driving force of all the activities in her clinic. You will be welcomed with professionalism and attention by someone that cares about your health and well-being.

Who we are and what we do:

Marilia is a registered member of The Acupuncture Society, bound by a strict Code of Ethics, Rules and Regulations and a Code of professional Conduct.

Marilia has an MSc in Nutrition and Health with distinction, and is always seeking to improve her skills to better support her patients' health.

ENERGIA VITAL Acupuncture Clinic & Holistic Healthcare is located in the market town of Congleton, in Cheshire, in a three storey prestigious Georgian grade II listed property, a beautiful and functional building near the town centre and two public car parks. The premises are part of the Congleton Complementary & Alternative Medical Centre, that houses other related businesses.

Acupuncture, nutrition and other therapies can offer improvement and relief to a range of conditions such as back, muscles and joints pain, fertility issues, digestive problems, migraine, support to the immune system, and other general health issues. Navigate through the website and learn more about what we offer. You can also contact us and book an initial consultation to help you to decide which treatment to choose.

Treatments are personalised and can be booked on a weekly basis according to the evaluation made during the first consultation. Every person has particularities that need to be taken into account when choosing what technique suits that person better.

Energia Vital is listed at Find a Therapy.


Our Services



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Acupressure and Cupping

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Ear Acupuncture

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Therapeutic Energy Kinesiology

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Korean Hand Therapy

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Zhineng Qigong

ZHINENG Qigong, new to Energia Vital, is a Qigong form developed by Dr Pang Ming in the 80’s, and it is a system of simple mindful movements or exercises and meditation, with a proven track record of effectiveness that is known for its use at Huaxia Centre in China (also known as the Medicine-less Hospital). These simple but effective exercises can support self-healing, releasing worries, stress and anxiety.

Marilia practising for teaching Zhineng Qigong classes

Zhineng Qigong

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Our Programmes

Im Park

Perimenopause Programme

Perimenopause Programme


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Initial Consultation

When you first come to Energia Vital, we listen to your problems and offer the treatment that you are looking for and we can also inform you about the different treatments, give advice on nutrition and healthy lifestyle that could be suitable to your constitution and actual condition. At the end of the consultation you receive the first treatment session.

Book online your initial consultation here!

Our Goals

Our goals are to help people to live a healthier life, free from pain and other stress symptoms. Our objectives are not only to treat your health now, but also to give you advice on maintaining improved health for the future. At Energia Vital you will enjoy deep relaxation and receive treatments that will benefit body and soul and will receive advice to support a healthy nutrition and lifestyle.

Wellness Products

Energia Vital offers workshops, tasters and free roll-out massage to introduce products of Japanese technology developed over the past 45 years based on a philosophy  to provide a supportive environment for our bodies, and to help restore balance in life, through the 5 Pillars of Health: Healthy mind, healthy body, healthy family, healthy finances and healthy society.

Visit Marilia's Nikken website here!