Category Archives: Healthful Living

Happy Year of the Earth Pig 2019

2019 is the Year of the Earth Pig according to Chinese Zodiac. Starting from Feb. 5, 2019 (Chinese New Year) and lasting to Jan. 24, 2020. Pig is the twelfth in the 12-year cycle of Chinese Zodiac Sign. The Years of the Pig include: 1923, 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019, 2031, 2043… Come […]

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Year of the Dog 2018

2018 is the Year of the Earth Dog. Friday 16 February was the first day of the Chinese New Year this year. Dog years: 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018, and 2030… The Dog is known to be friendly, kind, loyal and pack-oriented. Some of the major themes of the Dog Year are […]

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HAPPY CHINESE NEW YEAR Saturday 28 January is the first day of the Chinese New Year, the year of the Fire Rooster. Rooster years: 1909, 1921, 1933, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2017 Rooster qualities – commitment, loyalty, honesty and outspokenness – can help us all in 2017. The Rooster’s vivacious and charming energy draws people […]

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AOM Day Thursday October 23

Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine Day in Burlington Hosted by the Vermont Center for Acupuncture & Wellness 161 North Street Burlington Vermont Thursday, October 23, 2014 1:00 – 3:00 Bring your friends and family and join us for tea. Acupuncture works wonders and we want to get the word out. Held annually, National AOM Day aims […]

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You Are the Placebo: Making Your Mind Matter, by Dr. Joe Dispenza

Zen and Taoist meditators have known this secret for centuries, even millennia. This book does a great job explaining the effect of meditation on the brain and how genes are turned on and off. Dr. Dispenza explains how thought can change the brain and body. He uses several case examples and studies to illustrate how […]

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Satured Fat Not Necessarily Linked to Heart Disease

Even our best and brightest have to eat occasional crow. But that crow’s fat content may be the least of our worries. Read the New York Times Blog’s analysis of a new study challenging the link between saturated fat and heart disease.

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Shonishin Clinic 2014

Japanese Pediatric Acupuncture Friday, February 21 starts 2014 Shonishin walk-in clinic. Shonishin is a Japanese energy balancing treatment especially for babies and kids. Special tools are used to gently brush or press the surface of the skin – harmonizing energy and strengthening overall constitution. Full Moon Fridays 3:00 – 4:30 Jan 24, Feb 21, Mar […]

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Couples Acupressure for Childbirth Workshop

Learn acupressure points to prepare for labor, reduce pain and promote natural childbirth.   Saturday January 11 at 10:00 – 11:00 Vermont Center for Acupuncture & Wellness 161 North Street, Burlington, VT Acupressure is an easy to use, non-invasive way to promote natural childbirth and involve your partner in that goal. Acupressure helps prepare the […]

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Basic Introduction to Essential Oils (Aromatherapy)

Sunday, November 4, 2012    2:00-4:00 presented by Lisa Ecker & Kori Gelinas This event will be held at the Vermont Center for Acupuncture & Wellness. In this introductory class we will briefly talk about the origins and history of Aromatherapy. We will discuss how Essential Oils are extracted and the methods used. You will also […]

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March 2 Shonishin & Full Moon Fridays 2012

One Friday afternoon each month Kelly holds a walk-in Shonishin clinic. Shonishin is a gentle balancing treatment for kids and babies. Monthly treatments can help boost and maintain your child’s health.

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