September 21, 2010

New Class: Parenting Support with Traditional Chinese Medicine

Traditional Chinese Medicine has been studying and treating women’s health for thousands of years. Come learn about the safe, natural techniques that Traditional Chinese Medicine uses to prepare women for conception and a pregnancy, from regulating menstruation to managing stress and increasing energy. Take home knowledge of acupressure, nutritional therapy and other daily practices to prepare your body and mind for a strong, peaceful pregnancy!

Traditional Chinese Medicine is a comprehensive system of healthcare with a continuous clinical history of more than 2500 years. It includes acupuncture, herbal medicine, bodywork, dietary therapy and exercise, all based on traditional Oriental Medicine principles. It is most effective when applied as a holistic style of medicine, using various modalities simultaneously to formulate a treatment plan that works from several angles to achieve optimal performance of, and harmony between, all organ systems.

CGB's classes are as follows:
RSVP to Crunchy Granola Baby at 978.741.0800. Fee is $5.00. Learn more here.

About our Instructor:
Annie Dallas, L.Ac., received her master’s degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the Colorado School of TCM (Denver) in 2007. She is National Board Certified in Oriental Medicine by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). She has done post-graduate studies at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center on the use of acupuncture for cancer patients and has a keen interest in helping to improve the quality of life during and post cancer treatment. In addition, she studied two styles of TCM-based facial rejuvenation, and enjoys helping women, young and old, understand their beauty as an outward rendering of internal health and harmony. Annie incorporates all applicable TCM modalities into her treatments, including herbal medicine, tui na (medical massage) and nutritional therapy.Oriental Medicine certification (earned by less than 20% of US acupuncturists) allows Annie to incorporate Chinese herbal medicine, tui na (therapeutic bodywork) and nutritional therapy into her acupuncture treatments. Annie is new to Massachusetts and practices at New Harmony Center for Health & Wellness in Beverly. She lives in Salem along with her husband, daughter and golden retriever (Mr. Kansas).

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