Mystic River Acupuncture strives to be a contributing member of our local community and we are involved in ongoing continuing education, both as students and as teachers.
Below is a schedule of events in which we participate, classes we take, and seminars or workshops we teach or organize. Please join us for any event we host.
2013 Year of the Snake
June 6: Summer Workshop at 6:00-7:30pm Mystic River Acupuncture. $10 advance registration.
May 16: GBA Groton Business Update Luncheon, Groton Inn & Suites.
April 28: Earth Day Celebration at Dragon’s Egg in Ledyard. Jessica Boyden, LMT, will be doing chair massage.
April 24: Dreamers & Doers, Comcast 12, 8pm. Kathleen chronicles for hosts Julie Russell and Lisa Saunders how Mystic River Acupuncture evolved into a thriving business.
April 18: Spring Wind Workshop with Kathleen and Cassandra, 6:00-7:30pm at Mystic River Acupuncture. $10 advance registration.
April 17: Dreamers & Doers, Comcast 12, 8pm. Kathleen describes and demonstrated how Chinese herbs are used.
April 15: Eastern Connecticut State University Groton Medical Anthropology class held at Mystic River Acupuncture with Kathleen as instructor.
April 11: Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic. Kathleen is Guest Instructor for Professor Greene’s Medical Anthropology class. Topic: An Ancient Medicine for Modern Times. The class set up a mock disaster relief clinic.
March 22-24: Council of State Acupuncture Organizations meeting, Dallas TX (office closed March 22&23)
March 21: Kathleen leads the Groton Business Association’s monthly meeting at Fairview Odd Fellows Home.
Feb. 22, 4-9pm: Volunteer in CSAOM Newtown free trauma-recovery acupuncture clinic
Feb. 21, 6-7:30pm: Winter Warming Workshop 6:00-7:30pmat Mystic River Acupuncture. $10 advance registration.
Feb. 15, 4-9pm: Volunteer in CSAOM Newtown free trauma-recovery acupuncture clinic
Feb. 10: Year of the Snake Begins
Feb. 8, 4-9pm: Volunteer in CSAOM Newtown free trauma-recovery acupuncture clinic.
Jan. 24: Groton Business Association Annual Awards Luncheon
Jan. 19, 9-5: Kathleen attends class on Arvigo Maya Abdominal Therapy
2012 Year of the Dragon
December 2, 2-4pm: Holiday Open House and Book Launch Party for Author Lisa Saunders‘ latest book, Mystic Seafarer’s Trail.
November 14, 8pm: Kathleen is the featured guest Gracelyn Guyol‘s television series “Restoring Health Holistically” on Comcast Cable’s public access Channel 12. Read Gracelyn’s book Healing Depression and Bi-Polar Disorder Without Drugs.
October: Cassandra Cammarata completed the Herbal Education and Training program at Farmacy Herbs and received her certification in western herbology.
October 6: 7th annual Groton Fall Festival, Poquonnock Plains Park
June 2-3: Kathleen is presenting a two-day seminar on Meridian Energetic Theory to the Acupuncture Association of Missouri, St. Louis MO.
May 8: We are providing acupuncture for Staff Appreciation Day at Westerly Hospital, Westerly RI.
April: We are pleased to announce Jessika Robbins, LMT has completed her certification for Hot Stone Massage Therapy. Call to schedule your hot stone massage today!
March 19: Mystic Matters 8pm on Comcast and Thames Valley Communications Channel 12.
Kathleen is a guest on Mystic Matters, hosted by the Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce on Comcast and Thames Valley Communications. She discusses how a Chinese herbal formula is put together. Visit youtube if you missed the show.
Jan 23 Year of the Dragon begins
January 10: Mystic River Acupuncture publishes its first newsletter.
The first edition of our Mystic River Acupuncture Mostly Monthly Newsletter reaches your inbox! The Mostly Monthly is filled with news, health tips, and special discounts. The newsletter will come out every month more or less (hence mostly monthly). We welcome suggestions for topics.
2011 Year of the Rabbit
December: For the month of December Mystic River Acupuncture sponsors a children’s Socks and Underwear Drive to benefit the Riverfront Children’s Center on Thames Street.
Fall Semester: Zillah-Rae Davis LMT, is a Teaching Assistant at Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy for Massage Therapy 3 and Energetic Foundations classes.
Dec. 3: Kathleen presents to Eastern Connecticut State University Medical Anthropology Class at Mystic River Acupuncture.
Oct 21: Everything Zen, Gold Star Highway, Groton CT
Kathleen presents Pulse and Tongue Diagnosis
Oct 21: Three Rivers Community College, Adventures In Life-Long Learning Class; Kathleen presents
Chinese Medicine For Seniors: Staying Healthy With Chinese Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture
Oct. 8: Groton Fall Festival, Poquonnock Plains Park, Groton, CT
May 19: Mystic River Acupuncture hosts the Groton Business Association, 7:30-9am, breakfast meeting
May 18: Spring Wellness Fair at Everything Zen
May 11: Westerly Hospital, Westerly RI, Alternative Medicine Staff Appreciation Day
May 6: Stonington Rotary, LaGrua Center, Stonington CT
Kathleen presents Two Decades of Acupuncture: My Journey Into 2011
April 28: Three Rivers Community College, Adventures In Life Long Learning Class
Kathleen presents East Meets West … Or Do They? A Comparison of Eastern and Western Medicines
April 28: Everything Zen, Gold Star Highway Groton, CT
Radiant Beauty From the Inside Out With Chinese Medicine
April 11: Mystic Rotary, Mystic Hilton, Mystic CT
Kathleen presents The Jungle of Alternative Medicine: How To Choose
Feb 3: Year of the Rabbit Begins
Feb 2-11: Advanced herbal study in London, UK, with Dr. Huang Huang (Kathleen Poole and Andrea Elliott)
2009 Year of the Ox/2010 Year of the Tiger
Nov. 14: Eastern Connecticut State University Medical Anthropolgy Class at Mystic River Acupuncture, Kathleen Poole, guest lecturer
October 9: Groton Fall Festival, Poquonnock Plains Park, Groton, CT
July 2010: Master Tung’s Points Seminar (Andrea Elliott)
May 23: Mystic River Acupuncture hosts the Groton Business Association, 7:30-9am, breakfast meeting
May 7-9: Bruce Bentley Cupping Workshop, New York City (Andrea Elliott and Kathleen Poole)
May 10-12, 2010: Bruce Bentley Cupping Workshop, Groton CT (Andrea Elliott and Kathleen Poole)
April 26: East Lyme Wellness Fair
Feb. 14, 2010: Year of the Tiger Begins
March 3: Wellness Fair at Wellness Concierge, Mystic, CT
July 28, 2009: Study in New Orleans with Dr. Huang Huang of Nanjing, China hosted by Amy Yoestros, L.Ac. (Kathleen Poole and Andrea Elliott)
Feb 2009: We open our Community Acupuncture Clinic on location at 167 Broad St.
Jan. 26, 2009: Year of the Ox Begins