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.
We frequently offer talks and participate in events throughout our community, join us!
Women’s Health and Cancer Conference
October 4, 2019
Hosted At: University of Vermont
The University of Vermont (UVM) Cancer Center’s annual Women’s Health and Cancer Conference is now in its 22nd year. The conference has grown immensely throughout the years, beginning as the Breast Cancer Conference and now expanding to include topics relevant to all women about a range of cancer and wellness topics, which still includes breast cancer.
Yoga Roots Open House
October 4, 2019
Hosted At: Yoga Roots, Williston VT
373 Blair Park Rd
Join Jonathan Fleming at our Williston office as we celebrate our friend’s, Yoga Roots, one year anniversary. We will be providing complimentary mini acupuncture treatments from 3-6PM
Birth Love Family Festival
October 5, 2019
Hosted at: Railyard Apothecary, 270 Battery St. – Burlington, VT 05401
We will be providing acupuncture at the Birth Love Family event in Burlington celebrating all things about pregnancy, birth and family.
We regularly provide free community lectures at Hunger Mountain Coop in Montpelier and Williston. Please call the coop to register for upcoming classes.
Preventing and Managing Cesarean Sections With Acupuncture & Chinese Herbs
By: Kerry Boyle L.Ac.
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
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.
What Element Are You?
Discover Chinese Medicine’s 5 Elements Through Yoga
October 26, 2o19
In this 2 hour workshop we’ll learn about the five elements from Traditional Chinese Medicine- fire, earth, metal, water and wood, and how balance between their physical and emotional functions leads to health. We’ll dive into the personality traits of each element and participants will discover how each element influence them personally. We’ll learn and practice specific asanas to balance the five elements and leave with a personal yoga flow sequence to practice at home. SIGN UP HERE
Stowe Weekend of Hope
Integrative Cancer Care
IAOM has provided acupuncture to patients of National Life Cancer Treatment Center helping with neuropathy, nausea, stress and pain. We discuss our experiences integrating acupuncture into oncology at this annual event.
Tai Chi and Chi Gong For Health
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.
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.
Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Day occurs every year in October, in 2018 the event’s date is October 24 from 5-7PM.
Hunger Mountain Coop Food and Wellness Expo occurs every November at City Hall in Montpelier and Williston.
We’ll be talking acupuncture and Chinese medicine all morning long, stop by with your questions and have your tongue and pulse read!
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 2019 fundraiser.
Chinese New Year Celebration
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 in 2016. 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 2020!
Please check back soon for details about this annual event.
National Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine Day
Integrative Acupuncture has hosted 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 Acupuncture Day in 2019.