2021 Calendar


Finally we offer live hands-on weekend seminars!
Please understand that these courses will remain
on the schedule as long as it is safe to gather.


Acupuncture Sports Medicine Practicum Series

Instructor Whitfield Reaves and his staff

The Practicum courses offer supervised practice with instruction to complement our online teaching programs. Each day-long course is available for those who have completed The Acupuncture Sports Medicine Apprenticeship Program, the webinar series Mastering the Treatment of Injury and Pain, or our two-day online classes offered in 2020 and 2021. All three Practicum courses cover palpation, location, and needle techniques for the shoulder and upper extremity, the low back and hip, and the lower extremity.
Proof of vaccination required

This Practicum Series has been cancelled, and it will be rescheduled

Practicum Series with instructor Jenny Nieters
Vaccination is optional for this course

This Practicum Series has been cancelled, and it will be rescheduled


Three-Hour Live-Stream Module

Module 5: Treating Foot Injury and Pain
Wednesday, August 18, 2021
Contact our host Net of Knowledge for Foot Module

This three-hour module is from 12:00 noon to 3:00 pm Pacific time
Cost: Depends on country of origin. Currently, the cost in US Dollars is $117.00.
Note:
Each module will offer 3 PDAs/CEUs approved by the NCCAOM and the state of California.


The Acupuncture Sports Medicine Apprenticeship Program
With Whitfield Reaves and staff

We are now opening registration for the first Apprenticeship Program in almost two years. For two decades we have been offering this mentorship-style teaching program. We are excited to continue our tradition of small group learning for those interested in orthopedic and sports acupuncture.

Weekend #1: The Shoulder and Upper Extremity
December 3, December 4, and December 5, 2021
Weekend #2: The Low Back and Hip
January 21, January 22, and January 23, 2022
Weekend #3: The Lower Extremity
March 4, March 5, and March 6, 2022

Three days of instruction
Cost: $1,200.00 per three-day weekend
Note:
Each weekend will offer 20 PDAs/CEUs approved by the NCCAOM and the state of California.
For questions, email Mary Saunders LAc: msaundersoffice@gmail.com


Mentorship Groups
With Whitfield Reaves and his staff
These new programs reflect our deep commitment to small group mentorship-style learning. And the firm belief that the educational process is more effective and enjoyable in a small intimate setting with a mentor or teacher at your side.

Sports Acupuncture Video Review with Whitfield Reaves
This Mentorship Group is to support the practitioner to integrate point location and needle technique as taught in The Apprenticeship Program. We will focus the instruction using new high definition video that was not available to most practitioners who have previously completed their training program with Whitfield. The group will meet for four sessions, each lasting approximately 2 hours, for a total of 8 hours. We will be using the Zoom Meeting platform. There will be time for questions and answers.

For practitioners who have completed
The Acupuncture Sports Medicine Apprenticeship Program. This Mentorship Group is four Tuesday evenings, starting September 21st, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm Pacific time

#1 The Shoulder and Upper Extremity
Tuesday, September 21, 2021
#2 The Low Back and Hip
Tuesday, September 28, 2021

#3 The Lower Extremity
Tuesday, October 5, 2021

#4 Review and Discussion
Tuesday, October 12, 2021


Cost: $300.00
Note:
There are no PDAs/CEUs
Four days of instruction with HD video, eight hours of small-group learning
This course will be limited in size to assure a mentorship-style format
For questions, email Mary Saunders LAc: msaundersoffice@gmail.com


Sports Acupuncture Mentorship Support with Jenny Nieters
This Mentorship Group is to support the practitioner in their learning of sports acupuncture and to help create a supportive professional community. We will use the Zoom platform.

First Saturday of the month beginning August 7, 2021
Dates: August 7, September 4, October 2, November 6, December 4.
Times: 7:00 am to 8:30 am Pacific time
Email: jennynieterslac@gmail.com

Sports Acupuncture Clinical Topics with Jenny Nieters
The objective of this Mentorship Group is to support the practitioner in their learning of special topics in sports acupuncture. We will use the Zoom platform. Each session is 2.5 to 3 hours, and there will be 5 meetings in this series.

Dates: Five Thursdays, once a month, starting August 19, 2021
Times: 8:00 am to 11:00 am Pacific time
Email: jennynieterslac@gmail.com

The schedule:

1. August 19, 2021 – Core Muscles for Low Back Support
2. September 23, 2021 – The Adductors and Hip Flexors
3. October 21, 2021 – Two Overlooked Muscles: The Latissimus dorsi & the Serratus anterior
4. November 11, 2021 – The Quadriceps
5. December 16, 2021 – Ankle Mobility