I wanted to let you know that the webinars I have done for Healthy Seminars are on sale until 26th January. So take advantage of getting 30% off with coupon code RAT2020 while you can! Here is the link: https://healthyseminars.com/bio/rebecca-avern! Happy Year of the Rat!
I wanted to alert you to my upcoming webinar this Saturday. It is a three hour webinar for practitioners, but also interested parents, titled "The Importance of Nurturing the Young to raise healthy, happy children." This short introduction interview with Lorne Browne, of Healthy Seminars (who are hosting the webinar) will tell you all you [...]
This is a message to let you all know that Healthy seminars are offering up to 30% off on all lectures as part of the Black Friday sale. This includes my 3 hour webinar on treating insomnia in children. Use the code GRATEFUL30 and follow this link: https://healthyseminars.com/bio/rebecca-avern I will also be recording a new [...]
In the last edition of the European Journal of Oriental Medicine (EJOM), Rainy Hutchinson wrote a really informative and useful review of my book. Please click here to read it. Rainy is herself the author of the wonderful Acupuncture Point Functions Colouring Book, which is available directly from Singing Dragon or from Amazon.
Exciting news! The British Acupuncture Council (BAcC) are marking this year's World Acupuncture Day with the launch of a film that highlights the diverse and high-level work of its members. The film is going to be launched at a Parliamentary reception in the House of Commons on 14th November. I am thrilled to say that [...]
Neo-natal abstinence syndrome (NAS) is a condition affecting babies who have been exposed to drugs in utero. It causes terrible and wide-ranging symptoms from general distress and crying, poor sleep to tremors and seizures. Exciting research has shown that non-invasive acupuncture techniques can reduce symptoms and really support these babies. Please click here to a [...]
It's less than two weeks to go now before the start of my online course, TCM and the teenage years. In this four part webinar, I will discuss the many ways in which teenagers benefit from acupuncture, and how to go about treating them. For many reasons, being an adolescent in the early 21st century [...]
When I am out and about, and am asked what I do for a living, my reply is often met with the response 'Wow - I didn't know children could have acupuncture. What do they need it for?' Here is a link to a blogpost I wrote for my publisher, Singing Dragon, which answers that [...]
Shortly before Christmas, I was contacted by The Times health correspondent, who asked me lots of questions about why there had been a big rise in the popularity of paediatric acupuncture. When the article appeared, as well as including some of my quotes, it also included some negative ones from Professors Ernzt and Colquhoun. These [...]
I wanted to alert both practitioners and patients to the wonderful work of Mel Koppelman and others who set up evidence-based acupuncture.org. Mel has led the move towards documenting evidence that supports the effectiveness of acupuncture. She also helps to make sense of research and guides non-researchers like me in interpreting it correctly. This is [...]