Net of Knowledge free webinars!

Net of Knowledge have put together a fantastic resource for practitioners during lockdown.  They have organised a free webinar a day throughout April.  I am delighted to be giving one of them on Wednesday 15th April, entitled Supporting Teenagers During An Extraordinary Time.  Please click on the link to register: https://netofknowledge.com

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To The Point

Yesterday, I went to a parliamentary reception at the Houses of Parliament, for the launch of the British Acupuncture Council's To the Point film and the Scope of Acupuncture 2020 report.  This is to raise awareness of acupuncture as an effective treatment for a variety of health conditions.  I am delighted that paediatric acupuncture played such a prominent role and was given the place it deserves.  The last 8 minutes of the film are of my work with children in The Panda Clinic.  If you don't have time…

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BAcC Film featuring the Panda Clinic!

I am really excited that paediatric acupuncture takes a lead role in the BAcC's new film, 'To The Point', which highlights the diverse and high-level work of acupuncturists working in different settings throughout the UK.  The BAcC and their film crew came to the Panda Clinic for a day in the Summer and filmed a variety of different children having treatment, from a baby right up to a 16 year old.  The film is going to be presented at a parliamentary reception in the House of…

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Chinese New Year Sale on Healthy Seminars!

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!  

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Nurturing the Young webinar: coming up this Saturday

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 need to know about it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xHUlIv6vXpc&feature=youtu.be&utm_campaign=website&utm_source=sendgrid.com&utm_medium=email

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Black Friday sale on Sleep webinar!

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 webinar for Healthy Seminars - entitled 'The Importance of Nurturing the Young to raise happy, healthy children' on December 14th.  To sign up to this webinar, follow this link: https://www.healthyseminars.com/product/importance-nurturing-young-raise-happy-healthy-children  

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Review of Acupuncture for Babies, Children and Teenagers

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.

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The Panda Clinic and World Acupuncture Day!

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 the BAcC film crew came to video my work at the Panda Clinic and this will be included in the film.  It's wonderful that paediatric acupuncture is finally getting the attention…

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Acupuncture for Neo-natal abstinence syndrome (NAS)

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 link to the research.

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Online course on treating teenagers
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Online course on treating teenagers

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 is not easy, and our teenagers are manifesting huge levels of stress.  The number of young people who come to the Panda Clinic with anxiety, depression and related conditions is worryingly…

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