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Super Saturday Wellness Workshops: Yoga & Acupuncture


yoga & acupuncture

Join us for a morning of grounding and rejuvenation in the first installment of Jewel City Yoga Wellness Workshops!

Register before Thanksgiving for the early bird discount!

what is acupuncture? 

Acupuncture is one of the oldest techniques stemming from Chinese Medicine.  Acupuncture, along with other forms of Chinese Medicine are known to treat a wide variety of diseases, pain and stress-related symptoms. Acupuncture has been known to treat: 

  • muscle spasms and pain
  • chronic back problems and pain
  • headaches, including reducing the frequency and intensity of migraines
  • neck pain
  • osteoarthritis
  • knee pain
  • allergies
  • digestive problems
  • mood, depression

what should i expect from this workshop? 

  • We will start this workshop with a brief talk from Michael about the origins and benefits of acupuncture that date back over two thousand years. 
  • Following this talk, we will open the body with a 45 minutes yoga asana practice. 
  • The acupuncture will start in our final resting pose, Savanasa. 
  • Following treatment, you are invited to stay for a nourishing meal!

this workshop is perfect for:

  • Those that are new to yoga and acupuncture and want to learn more
  • Those that are consistent yoga practitioners and want to include acupuncture in to their wellness regimen
  • Those with chronic and/or acute pain and looking for a holistic path to treat this pain
  • Those that are looking to establish a preventative health & wellness program
  • EVERYONE!

more about the instructors

Michael Kabram, M.S.L.Ac,LMT

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Michael Kabram is a NewYork State Licensed Acupuncturist and Massage Therapist and recognized by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM).  He graduated with honors from Tri State College of Acupuncture with a Masters of Science in Acupuncture along with a degree in Occupational studies(Massage Therapy) from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine.  There he studied three distinct styles of Acupuncture, TCM(Traditional Chinese Medicine) KM(Kiiko Matsumoto Style) a form of Japanese Acupuncture that is heavily based on abdominal palpation and diagnosis, and APM(Acupuncture Physical Medicine)a style that incorporates Classical Chinese Medicine, along with Trigger Point Therapy, to release muscles and connective tissue with the intent of undoing holding patterns in our body.   Michael has also completed training and coursework in, and is certified in Traditional Japanese Acupuncture.  Along with that, he has completed coursework in Sports and Orthopedic Acupuncture as well. Michael has also studied extensively in other modalities, such as Moxibustion, Cupping, Gua Sha, Laser therapy, and the application of liniments and essential oils. During the treatment, Michael will incorporate multiple styles of Acupuncture, Bodywork, and other modalities all based on an individualized treatment plan that is devised after completing a very thorough verbal intake and physical exam. 

 

Michael is committed to providing natural interventions for health issues. His commitment to his patients is grounded in his deep belief that compassion, hands on care, and deep attentive listening are paramount to the healing process. He firmly believes in being a partner with his patients through their journey in achieving health and wellness, and that should be the foundation of all medicine. 

 

Deanna Green

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Deanna began the physical practice of yoga due to chronic pain in her lower back. After a few classes, she noticed not only a great relief in her body but a tremendous lightness in her spirit. 

Deanna was awarded a scholarship under the Abhaya Yoga Foundation and completed her 200 Yoga Teacher Training with Abhaya Yoga under the tutelage of Tara Glazier , James Fideler and Sara Nuefield.

Deanna's classes are a blend of physical nourishment, mind/body connection and self love.

 

Earlier Event: December 6
Kids Yoga
Later Event: December 17
Special Guest Teacher: Concetta