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Duncansville, PA 16635

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Events


VA Health Fair
Jun
4
10:00 AM10:00

VA Health Fair

Blair County Acupunctur will be attending the VA's health fair. Come learn about acupuncture, see a demonstration, and speak to a licensed acupuncturist! There will of course be other health professionals there. Bring a friend, or two, or three...and help make YOUR community healthier.

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PECHTER BUSINESS PLAN COMPETITION
May
1
9:00 AM09:00

PECHTER BUSINESS PLAN COMPETITION

Today we (Justin & I) will be presenting our full business plan to the judges of the Pechter Business Plan Competition for a cash prize. This is a continuation of our fundraising effort to add a group acupuncture room to the Blair County Acupuncture practice. Support us in person by coming to view our presentation or for information on our gofundme campaign and to make a donation click here.

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KNEE HEALTH ACUPUNCTURE WORKSHOP
Apr
9
to Apr 30

KNEE HEALTH ACUPUNCTURE WORKSHOP

Blair County Acupuncture, together with the Hollidaysburg Area YMCA as host, is recruiting 5 participants for an acupuncture for knee health workshop every Thursday evening (starting the second Thursday) in April. During the workshop you (along with the other participants) will receive a 30 minute acupuncture treatment specifically targeted to help reduce, manage, and prevent knee pain. If you want to participate you must be available to participate for all four evenings. The cost to attend is $60 for Y members and $80 for the public for all four treatments. Blair County Acupuncture is committed to building partnerships with local organizations as we introduce ourselves to our community. We hope to see you there! Email for details and to sign up: blaircountyacupuncture@gmail.com

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COMMUNITY STYLE ACUPUNCTURE
Mar
28
12:00 PM12:00

COMMUNITY STYLE ACUPUNCTURE

Join us every Saturday for community acupuncture.

  • Cost is $35 per person .
  • Wear loose comfortable clothing. (Sleeves and pants may be rolled up to elbows and knees) 
  • Treatment will take place on a comfortable recliner. 
  • You will remain fully clothed. (Acupuncture can treat conditions with distal points too!)
  • Must call to reserve a spot. There are only two spots per hour for a total of 6 spots. 
  • A great way to introduce yourself to acupuncture before scheduling your private treatment sessions and/or manage a chronic condition.
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Business After Hours
Jan
29
5:00 PM17:00

Business After Hours

Dancers are experts at expressing emotion through movement. Wouldn't it be great to talk to them and get their take on what keeps them healthy and inspired? Join Blair County Acupuncture's Arela Rivas and find out right along with her!

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January Breakfast Club
Jan
8
7:45 AM07:45

January Breakfast Club

Breakfast Club to Feature the Blair County Commissioners
The Blair County Chamber of Commerce's January Breakfast Club will be featuring the Blair County Commissioners. The Breakfast Club is set for Thursday, January 8 from 7:45 - 9:00 a.m. at The Casino at Lakemont Park. The topic will be "Facing the Harsh Realities of County Government". Corporate Sponsor for the Breakfast Club is Jackson Hewitt Tax Service. To register to attend, call The Chamber at 943-8151 or register online. Cost to attend is $18 for Chamber Members and $30 for Non-Members.

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OPEN HOUSE to celebrate AOM Day! Click picture for details.
Oct
24
11:00 AM11:00

OPEN HOUSE to celebrate AOM Day! Click picture for details.

 

What is AOM day?

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Day (AOM Day) is observed annually on October 24.

It is part of an effort designed to increase public awareness of the progress, promise, and benefits of acupuncture and Oriental medicine.

How is Blair County Acupuncture celebrating AOM day?

We are celebrating by having an open house and providing suggested donation ($10) stress-reducing mini-treatments!

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Relax into Fall with Acupuncture & Yoga
Sep
28
2:00 PM14:00

Relax into Fall with Acupuncture & Yoga

Celebrate the change of seasons and manage your stress all in one hour!

Blair County Acupuncture and Wellness Essentials together with Point of Fitness are partnering for a Fall Equinox event that will take your stress relief to another level!

The event is an ALL LEVELS YOGA class immediately followed by an ACUPUNCTURE treatment. If you've never had acupuncture before this is a great way to START.

Acupuncture and yoga are all about aligning yourself with nature. Fortify your mind, body, and spirit by aligning yourself with the Fall season. Join us for a 20 min yoga class and a 20 min acupuncture treatment. The event also includes AROMATHERAPY!

Light refreshments will be served and we will discuss wellness tips geared toward welcoming the Fall.

Sign up is required as space is limited. Contact your local acupuncturist: Arela Rivas of Blair County Acupuncture to sign up, or click below to purchase online!


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MEET YOUR LOCAL ACUPUNCTURIST: ARELA RIVAS, L.Ac.
Sep
2
to Oct 14

MEET YOUR LOCAL ACUPUNCTURIST: ARELA RIVAS, L.Ac.

  • Acupuncture Lectures at the Library (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This is a free 6-week lecture series about acupuncture taught by Arela Rivas, L.Ac. of Blair County Acupuncture. The weekly series will begin by explaining acupuncture and how it can help you maintain your health or get healthy. The follow up lectures will be more targeted in subject matter particularly how acupuncture approaches the treatment of specific diseases and conditions. A case study highlighting the presented topic will also be discussed. The format will be a 20 minute talk followed by Q&A.

Below is the tentative schedule (subject matter after the first week can change at the discretion of Blair County Acupuncture):

Week 1  (9/2/14): Acupuncture In a Nutshell: What is it?
Week 2 (9/9/2014): Acupuncture & Sports
Week 3  (9/23/14): Acupuncture and Women's Health
Week 4  (9/30/14): Acupuncture and Men's Health
Week 5  (10/07/14): Acupuncture for Children
Week 6  (10/14/14): The Community Acupuncture Practice vs the Private Acupuncture Practice OR a topic that arises from the Q & A sessions

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Aug
15
10:00 AM10:00

Altoona Mirror Health-O-Rama

Blair County Acupuncture will be participating in Altoona Mirror's Health-O-Rama! Come meet licensed acupuncturist and founder of Blair County Acupuncture, Arela Rivas, in person. She will be there for the entire event answering questions about oriental medicine and how your health can benefit from it. She will also answer questions about doula services and pregnancy health.

Get your tongue and pulse readings and surprise yourself with what they can reveal about your health.

Pregnant? Enter to win a brand new breast pump! Valued at over $300!

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Aug
9
8:00 AM08:00

Canal Basin Park Festival & Community Flea Market

Come enjoy some outdoor fun! We will be selling items to help raise funds for the future community acupuncture services that we'd like to offer next summer 2015 if not before! Currently, Blair County Acupuncture offers private treatment sessions BUT with your help we plan on adding community acupuncture to our list of services.

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