On Wednesday, February 8 from 3:30-6:30pm (Ellen’s shift), we will be holding a fundraiser for Abby’s House of Worcester.
All proceeds from acupuncture treatments during this shift will be donated directly to Abby’s House. In addition, we will have a donation jar out in our waiting room for the entire week, so that you can still donate, even if you can’t make it on the 8th.
Abby’s House is a local Worcester service organization that provides emergency shelter and affordable housing to women and children. We will have brochures available in the office so that you can find out more information about the programs your donation is supporting. Also check out their website for details, or to donate online.
To make an appointment, call the office at (508) 890-8899, or use the online scheduling link on our website.
Please help us spread the word by forwarding this information on to your friends and family.
Thank you in advance for your support!
Our walls are now brightened by the photography of Wes Nickel. Wes’ landscape art is in our waiting area and both treatment rooms (my favorite is the birdhouse picture). He also does landscape art, sports art, and portrait sessions. Here is a statement from Wes:
I have been doing photography most of my life. My first camera was a Canon AE1 given to me by my dad. I took all the courses I could in college which increased my interest in photography. My favorite subjects to photograph are nature and sports (thanks to my kids). I hope you enjoy looking at my photos as much as I enjoy taking them.
Wes doesn’t have a website, so you will have to come into the office to see his work. Thanks, Wes, for loaning us your beautiful photos!
Moxa, short for moxabustion, is a Chinese herb that is used externally to warm acupuncture points and channels. It’s a treatment that you can take home to use on yourself for a number of different conditions, such as joint and muscle pain and stiffness, fertility and menstrual issues, weak immune system, skin disorders, and fatigue.
Winter is the perfect time to do moxa treatments (though it can be used at any time of year). Come to our class to learn about moxa and how to use it to improve your health.
Date: Saturday, January 21, 2012 (snow date January 28)
Location: River Valley Acupuncture
Optional materials fee (1 moxa stick): $2.13
Registration is required in advance and is limited to 10 people. Register by calling the office at (508) 890-8899.
Emily’s article about how to find a holistic health practitioner on a budget was recently featured on MassMoms.com. Read the full text here.