Acupuncture Events

The Integrative Acupuncture team is involved in a wide variety of events across Vermont.

We’ve provides dates and descriptions of some past and future events so you can learn more and take part in the future.

Community Events

We frequently offer talks and participate in events throughout our community, join us!

Acupressure For Headaches

December 6, 2016

10:30AM

Hosted At: Montpelier Senior Center, Montpelier, VT

Join Jennifer Etheridge, acupuncturist, as she teaches hands on techniques for stopping a headache fast.  This lecture to open to all.  Optional group acupuncture treatments are available for seniors over age 50 for $10 following the lecture from 11am-12:30pm at the Senior Center.

Chinese New Year Dinner

2017 Event Date TBD

Hosted At: Central Vermont Medical Center, Berlin VT

Celebrate the Chinese New Year our annual Chinese New Year Benefit Dinner.  Chef Jean-Luc Jenni prepares a five course, gourmet Chinese meal, while our acupuncturists provide entertaining talks and a dragon dance between courses. All proceeds benefit the Vermont Acupuncture Association, a non-profit professional association working to achieve health care insurance coverage for acupuncture for all Vermonters.  More information and tickets here.

Herbal Remedies For Winter

February 7, 2017

10:30AM

Hosted at: Montpelier Senior Center  

Join certified, professional herbalist, Jen Etheridge at the Senior Center to learn valuable herbal remedies to prevent and fight winter’s common maladies. This lecture is open to all.  Optional group acupuncture is available following the lecture for seniors over 50 years of age for $10 at the Senior Center.

Lectures

We regularly provide free community lectures at Hunger Mountain Coop in Montpelier.  Please call the coop to register for upcoming classes.

Upcoming classes are November 3 and December 1, 2015.

Preventing and Managing Cesarean Sections With Acupuncture & Chinese Herbs

April 9, 2016

Birmingham, AL

ICAN Annual Conference

By: Kerry Jenni L.Ac.

About the lecture:

Exploring the use of acupuncture during end of pregnancy to avoid cesarean section for mal positioned babies, delayed labor onset and more.  We’ll cover the use of acupuncture postpartum to best heal the uterus for comfort, ease of breast feeding and successful preparation of VBACs.

An Introduction to Acupuncture

Coming Soon At Hunger Mountain Coop

By: Jennifer Etheridge L.Ac.

About the lecture:

We’ll cover the how, what, when and why’s of this 4,000 year old practice of acupuncture.  Ask questions and leave with an understanding from both traditional and modern medical about how acupuncture works and what it can do for you.

Chinese Medicine Healing Foods 

March 7, 2017

10:30AM

Hosted at: Montpelier Senior Center

Review food as medicine, traditional ideas of cooking with foods and herbs for specific ailments.  All attendees will receive handouts for ideas of foods as medicine.  This lecture is open to all.  Optional group acupuncture is available following the lecture for seniors over 50 years of age for $10 at the Senior Center.

Good Beginnings Baby Expo

2017 Date TBD

Gather with mamas, papas and care givers for all things maternity and baby and beyond.  Many local vendors and providers will be on hand to answer questions about your needs during this special time of life with your little one.

Stowe Weekend of Hope

Integrative Cancer Care

April 29-May 1, 2016

Stowe, Vermont

About this lecture:

IAOM has been offering acupuncture to patients of National Life Cancer Treatment Center for 5 years helping with neuropathy, nausea, stress and pain.

Tai Chi and Chi Gong For Health

April 4, 2017

10:30 AM

Hosted at: Montpelier Senior Center

Follow Jen Etheridge for an introduction via both lecture and movement about the health benefits and history of these ancient Chinese health exercises.  This lecture is open to all.  Optional group acupuncture is available following the lecture for seniors over 50 years of age for $10.

Classes

We enjoy teaching Tai Chi and Acu Yoga classes along with our regular lecture series. Please contact us if you would like more information about hosting our team to teach classes, workshops and more.

Community Participation

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Day occurs every year in October, stop back by to hear about our 2017 plans.

 

Hunger Mountain Coop Food and Wellness Expo Saturday November 5, 2016 at City Hall in Montpelier

We’ll be talking acupuncture and Chinese medicine all morning long, stop by with your questions and have your tongue and pulse read!

Annual Events

Each year we celebrate National Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Day at the end of October. Join us for an evening of free group acupuncture, chair massage, tai chi demonstrations, and delicious snacks. Check back in fall for more information.

The year of the Yin Wood Sheep, 2015, we launched our first Chinese New Year dinner to benefit acupuncture services at National Life Cancer Treatment Center. After raising over $2,000 and enjoying a fantastic five course meal, we all agreed this would be an annual event. The following year, the year of the Fire Monkey, we raised $4,000 for People For Acupuncture, a non-profit working to get acupuncture covered by health insurance for all Vermonters. Check back in January to purchase tickets for our 2017 fundraiser.

Chinese New Year Celebration

Photo from our first year: 2/21/15

The staff and practitioners of IAOM hosted our first annual Chinese New Year celebration to benefit acupuncture services at National Life Cancer Treatment Center in Berlin, VT. Almost 50 people attended, helping to raise $2K to donate to the cancer center, enjoying an authentic, five course meal, along with information, entertainment and good company. Our second year, in 2016 we raised $4k for People For Acupuncture, a non-profit striving to achieve health insurance inclusion for acupuncture. Please join us in 2017!

 

We will be hosting our Chinese New Year celebration again in 2017, please join us! Please check back soon for details about this annual event.

National Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine Day

10/22/15

Integrative Acupuncture hosts an annual celebration on National Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Day since 2012. On 10/23/14, we had over 80 attendees having group acupuncture, learning Tai Chi, receiving massage, eating snacks and drinking tea. The next year on 10/22/15 we hosted another great event at our office and on the first floor at Integrative Family Medicine, Montpelier, of University of Vermont Health Network, Central Vermont Medical Center. We had over 100 people attend and included live music and food this year.  We’ll host another AOM Day in October 2017.

Healing. Cooperation. Wellness.