Close
Current temperature in Boston - 62 °
BECOME A MEMBER
Get access to a personalized news feed, our newsletter and exclusive discounts on everything from shows to local restaurants, All for free.
Already a member? Sign in.
The Bay State Banner
BACK TO TOP
The Bay State Banner
POST AN AD SIGN IN

Trending Articles

Franklin Park 'Defenders' seek community input for White Stadium lawsuit

Rap song misinterpreted, Metco student disciplined

Our words matter. So what’s the beef about?

READ PRINT EDITION

Health & Wellness

Coils to Locs Women of Color with Cancer and Cancer Survivors Health, Wellness and Beauty Group -Acupuncture Can Help! Relieve Cancer Treatment Side Effects and Stress with Acupuncture and Acupressure

When: May 29, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Ages allowed: 18+
Cost: Free
Coils to Locs Women of Color with Cancer and Cancer Survivors Health, Wellness and Beauty Group -Acupuncture Can Help! Relieve Cancer Treatment Side Effects and Stress with Acupuncture and Acupressure

Acupuncture Can Help! Relieve Cancer Treatment Side Effects and Stress with Acupuncture and Acupressure

Stressed out? Suffering from nausea, constipation, diarrhea, or hot flashes?

In this interactive workshop learn how you can:

Use acupuncture to help with these symptoms.

Find and evaluate an acupuncture practitioner.

Care for yourself in a guided session on useful acupressure points!

Coils to Locs Women of Color with Cancer and Cancer Survivors Health, Wellness and Beauty Group is a safe space to engage in topics related to health, wellness, and beauty through the current and post-Cancer journey. The workshops cover topics such as mindfulness, makeup tips, holistic health, and more. The Health Wellness & Beauty Group is open to anyone touched by Cancer and their caretakers/supporters.

This month’s topic- Acupuncture Can Help! Relieve Cancer Treatment Side Effects and Stress with Acupuncture and Acupressure is presented by Oren “Ren” Pilinger a licensed acupuncturist and herbalist who co-founded Hyde Park’s community acupuncture clinic, Boston Acupuncture Project (BAP) in 2018. BAP’s mission is to provide affordable and accessible acupuncture in a group setting, Chinese herbal medicine, and other forms of holistic healthcare   This is a great opportunity to meet other women touched by cancer and their supporters in a fun, interactive environment.

Coils to Locs Women of Color with Cancer and Cancer Survivors Health, Wellness and Beauty Group also welcomes caretakers/supporters of women on their Cancer journey and Cancer survivors. It is hosted by Dianne Austin, Co-Founder of Coils to Locs, (Coils to Locs) a natural hairstyle medical wig distributor of ethnically inspired medical wigs found at many locations across the country including at Massachusetts General Hospital, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, and Windows of Hope at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital.  Sponsorship provided through the generosity of Jonathan Jackson, Ph.D., Community Access Recruitment and Engagement (CARE) Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital. Follow us on Instagram or  Facebook where you can take our latest survey and get news on our expanding wig line.