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Upcoming events

    • 08 Sep 2018
    • 09 Sep 2018
    • Silver Spring, Maryland

    Healing Community Trauma: How to Do Acupuncture in the Field and Create Community Clinics After Traumatic Events
    presented by Acupuncturists Without Borders 

    On ​Sept 8-9, 2018,  Acupuncturists Without Borders is holding a 15 PDA/CEU training, including 2 CEUs/PDAs of ethics and 2.5 CEUs/PDAs of safety (NCCAOM, CA, TX) at Crossings Healing & Wellness in Silver Spring, MD.

    Members of ASVA​ receive an additional $50 off the regular training registration rates!​

    This two-day training entitled "Healing Community Trauma: How to Do Acupuncture in the Field and Create Community Clinics After Traumatic Events" will give trainees the skills and knowledge to set up and run field clinics providing effective acupuncture treatment for acute stress and post-traumatic stress (PTS) in disaster and post traumatic event situations, as well as in ongoing community clinics. It will also provide information about the neuro-biology of trauma, latest acupuncture protocols being used to treat trauma, and current research about the effectiveness of acupuncture in treating trauma.
    To receive the special discounted rate for 
    ASVA​ members, please register at and choose the Discounted Registration option​You may also call (505) 266-3878 or email:

    • 20 Oct 2018
    • 8:30 AM
    • 21 Oct 2018
    • 6:30 PM
    • Fairfax Marriott at Fair Oaks 11787 Lee Jackson Memorial Highway, Fairfax,VA 22033

    2018 ASVA Fall Seminar

    Roots & Branches: 
    Nourishing the Roots (Fertility), Expanding the Branches (Practice Management)

    Saturday, October 20th, 2018: Roots 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
    Sunday, October 21st: Branches 9:00 AM- - 5:30 PM

    14 total NCCAOM PDAs Approved (8 PDAs Day 1, 6 PDAs Day 2)
    8 ABORM CEUs Approved (Day 1 Only)

    Location: Fairfax Marriott at Fair Oaks
    11787 Lee Jackson Memorial Highway, Fairfax, VA 22033

    2 Days, 4 Speakers with a focus on fertility and practice management. 

    Saturday October 20th Day 1: Nourishing the Roots

    Fertility Track

    “My Favorite Acupuncture Fertility Protocols”

    Lorne Brown, author, owner AcuBalance & Healthy Seminars B.Sc., CPA (CA), Dr.TCM, FABORM, CHt           

    Navigating Infertility: Practitioner Strategies to Manage the Emotional Impact on the Mind & Hearts of Fertility Clients”

    Marc Sherman, owner Organic Conception

    “Joining Forces with Western Medicine in the Treatment of Infertility: Current Trends and Future Directions"

    Vasiliki A. Moragianni, MD, MS, FACOG, CCRM Northern Virginia 

    “Introduction to Holistic Preconception Planning” 

    Keith Bell, DACM, L.Ac, Oriental Medicine Specialists, PC

    Sunday October 21st Day 2: Expanding the Branches

    Practice Management Track

       “How to Become A Prosperous Acupuncturist”

    Lorne Brown B.Sc., CPA (CA), Dr.TCM, FABORM, CHt

    Topic Outline & Speakers Information

    2018 ASVA Fall Seminar Speaker and Topic Outline.pdf

    Seminar Prices 

    The ASVA Fall Seminar is comprised of two separate events- Day 1 Fertility (4 speakers) and Day 2- Practice Management (1 speaker-Lorne Brown).  Registration and continuing education credits are different for each day.  You may register for one day or both using the options below. ABORM credits are only good for the Fertility Track.

    Early Bird Rate extended to August 1st! (Regular Rate after August 1st)

    Option A: BOTH DAYS of Seminar (Fertility and Practice Management Tracks)                           14 Total NCCAOM PDA, 8 ABORM CEUs: $300 / ($320)

    Option B: DAY 1 Roots (Fertility Track) 8 NCCAOM  PDAs and 8 ABORM CEUs                         ONLY: $150/ ($175)

    Option C: DAY 2 Branches (Practice Management Track), 6 NCCAOM PDAs                     ONLY: $150 / ($175)

    Extra $50 for registration day of event if space is available.  We encourage you to check with us ahead of time. There are no additional discounts for this registration after early registration ends.  Payment for registration is due one month prior to event unless arrangements have been made or there is the risk of cancellation.

    Cancellation Policy: One month prior to the seminar date: full refund minus $50 cancellation fee. One month to one week prior: 60% of tuition will be refunded. Less than one week prior or non-attendance: No refunds or partial PDA/CEU credit.

    ASVA Group Hotel Information: Both the Seminar and ASVA Annual Meeting will be held at the Fairfax Marriott Fair Oaks. Guests can call 1-888-236-2427 and ask for the "Acupuncture Society Room Block." For those who would like to book online through the hotel's website, go to or use the link provided below.  The code to enter in the "Group Code" box located under the “Special Rates & Awards” section is "ACUACUA". The end date for the room block is September 19th, 2018. (If looking to share a room with someone and need a two beds, it may be easier to call the hotel when making your reservation as few of these rooms are available.)

     Book your group rate for The Acupuncture Society

    • 27 Oct 2018
    • 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    • McLean, Virginia

    The Gut Microbiome and Your Health
    presented by Heavenly Bodies Clinic 

    Saturday, October 27, 2018
    8:00am - 6:00pm
    Conference Center at Vinson Hall 
    McLean, Virginia 

    Chines medicine and Western medicine have separate, distinctive views on the causes of poor Gut Health. Together, they offer a comprehensive treatment plan for a return to full health. 

    Take Action

    • Understand the symptoms of poor Gut Biome health
    • Know the treatments that restore your health from Eastern and Western medicine
    • Connect with the people who will help you take the steps to get well
    Get Answers
    • Does improving gut biome relate to my entire family?
    • Will improving my gut biome handle my symptoms?
    • What foods improve my gut health?
    • What steps do I take now?
    • Who will help me get started on the path to healing?
    For more information and to register, visit: 

P.O. BOX 1125
WARRENTON, VA 20188  | 

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