Integrative Medicine Lecture Schedule
All talks are free and begin at 5:30 p.m. They are open to the public. UPMC employees receive 75 points toward your Healthy Step.
UPMC Center for Integrative Medicine
Shadyside Place, Suite 310
580 S. Aiken Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15232-1303
For more information, call 412-623-3023.
"The Alexander Technique: A Self-Care Method to Relieve Pain, Stress and Muscular Tension"
Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013
Lisa Levinson, AmSAT, Certified Teacher of the Alexander Technique and Registered Somatic Movement
For more than 100 years, the Alexander Technique has been used to help people take an active role in managing pain and tension caused by misuse of the body. The Alexander Technique is an educational process, one in which you can develop a set of skills that assist in allowing pain relief and may help reduce injury. It may help individuals who live with stress, chronic pain, back problems, or postural issues.
Ms. Levinson is an AmSAT-certified Alexander Technique teacher and registered somatic movement therapist.
"Acupuncture: What is it and How Can It Help Me Feel Better?”
Thursday, March 21, 2012
EngKeat Teh, LAc, Mac, Acupuncturist
Participants may learn the benefits of acupuncture and the acupuncturist, "KK," will explain how acupuncture treatments are tailored to an individual's needs.
Thursday April 18, 2013
Sari Cohen, ND, Naturopathic Consultant
Learn how diet may help prevent the incidence and progression of cancer.
“Living with change”
Thursday, May 16, 2013
James Donnelly, LSW, Psychotherapist
Many individuals long for peace and stability in their lives. Some people may think that when they are through a difficult time, then next part of my life may be less stressful. Often this is not the case. People may experience changes that cannot be predicted, controlled, or desired. During this lecture, Mr. Donnelly will discuss being at peace in a changing world.
Thursday, June 20, 2013
David Lesondak, CSI, Board-certified Structural Integrator
Fascia is a body-wide net of connective tissue that covers every muscle and organ. For years, it was thought of as just "biological packing peanuts.” Recent studies discuss that the fascia may be a source of pain in the body. In this fun and information-packed talk, you may learn the about the latest information from the 2012 Fascia Research Congress and also discover new strategies for your own aches and pains.