ACTCM Will Be Celebrating Chinese New Year with a Day of Fun and Complimentary Events

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The American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine has organized a fun-filled day of events on February 10, 2013 to celebrate the Chinese New Year.

2013 Year of the Snake celebration at ACTCM is on Sunday, February 10 from 11-2pm. This free event is open to the public.

The American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACTCM) will be celebrating Chinese New Year with free events on Sunday, February 10, 2013. Fun, free events will be held to celebrate the Year of the Snake where participants can enjoy cultural activities.

Such activities will include learning about acupuncture, herbs and oriental medicine, along with free acupuncture and massages. Participants will also be able to enjoy activities such as cooking with herbs, drawing calligraphy, and learning tai qi and qi gong, traditional Chinese exercises that promote health and balance.

Children will also be able to take part in fun activities such as Chinese lantern-making, coloring, and a bounce house. At 1:00 pm, a special performance by lion dancers will take place. In addition, all attendees will be entered to win a Droid cell phone.

The celebration takes place on Sunday, February 10, 2013 from 11 am to 2pm at 450 Connecticut Street in San Francisco’s Potrero Hill neighborhood. Join the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine as they celebrate the Year of the Snake with delicious dumplings, snacks and goodies plus Chinese dancers, lectures, children activities, garden and clinic tours, and free acupuncture and massages. This fun-filled event will bring together members of the ACTCM community with members of the public, local residents and their families.

About the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine San Francisco

The American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACTCM) has been at the forefront of educating students in Traditional Chinese Medicine in San Francisco since its inception in 1980. Their two degree programs—the Master of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine (MSTCM) and the Doctorate of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAOM)—provide a truly exceptional professional education.

ACTCM’s community clinics serve as a diverse and demanding training ground for their students, while providing affordable healthcare services to the community. ACTCM’s certificate programs in Tui Na and Shiatsu and its introductory classes for the public offer additional educational opportunities for current ACTCM students, healthcare professionals and the general public.

Those who receive acupuncture treatments are informed that sterile, disposable needles will be used. Because the needles are thin, solid and pliable, most people feel little to no discomfort. Patients typically feel energized and relaxed, and are given a recommended course of treatment and self-care based on a specific TCM diagnosis. ACTCM practices treating, among other ailments, allergy relief, pain management and fertility treatment in San Francisco.

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