Acupuncture And Oriental Medicine Day Celebrated Oct. 24

Sunday, October 13, 2013

Lisa Michele Holt of Lifepoint Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine to host an open house, free talks, community acupuncture, and demonstrations on Oct. 24. The event will be at 3914 St. Elmo Ave., Suite R, Chattanooga, Tn. 37409 (second floor of the St. Elmo Town Center above Pasha Coffeehouse).

Lifepoint AOM is joining other practitioners across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico in celebrating Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Day by sponsoring a free evening of talks, acupuncture and demonstrations.  During the lunch hour there will be a community acupuncture and guided meditation session for $10. Throughout the evening, she is offering free herbals teas, Chinese food energetics, and chair massage. 

Drop in during any of the day’s scheduled events to enter a raffle for a free 90 minutes consultation and treatment and to schedule a reduced-cost appointment.

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Day, officially observed on Oct. 24, is part of an effort to increase public awareness of the progress, promise, and benefits of acupuncture and Oriental medicine. Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Day is supported through a unique international partnership of organizations in the United States, Canada and Mexico. The partnership includes professional associations, research organizations and educational institutions. 

Lisa Michele Holt is board certified by the National Certification Commission of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.  She holds licenses as a Diplomate in Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine in Tennessee, Florida, and South Carolina. Additionally, she maintains licenses as a Registered Nurse in Tennessee and Florida. Her specialties include nutrition, medicinal herbs, Tui Na massage, and acupuncture. 

Detailed Schedule of Events:

12:00-1:00 Community Acupuncture and Guided Meditation $10
Reduce your stress and find balance with auricular acupuncture and guided meditation in a quiet, healing environment. After placing needles, Lisa will lead the group in focusing their concentration on breathing and visualization in order to increase awareness of the present moment, reduce stress, promote relaxation, and enhance personal and spiritual growth.

6:00-8:30 Open House with Free Herbal Tea
Meet Lisa Michele, tour the clinic, try some herbal tea, and get a free chair massage.

7:00-7:30 Introduction to Oriental Medicine
Learn about the science and history behind oriental medicine, and how it can help you.

7:30-8:00 Intro to Acupuncture and Body Work with Demonstration
Lisa Michele will replace myth with science during this talk and live demonstration.

8:00-8:30 Intro to Chinese Food Energetics with sample tasting
Learn how the Chinese have used diet as medicine for thousands of years and sample some healthy food alternatives.

8:30-9:00 Community-style acupuncture treatments
For this free, seated treatment Lisa Michele will apply needles in the ears, hands and feet while relaxing the group in a soothing environment. This a great way to introduce yourself to acupuncture if you have never tried it before.



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