​Integrative Medicine Lecture Schedule

All talks are free and begin at 5:30 p.m. They are open to the public. All talks take place at the UPMC Center for Integrative Medicine

UPMC employees receive 75 points toward your Healthy Step.

For more information, call 412-623-3023.

"Treating Headaches with Acupuncture"

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Join Tricia Smith, LAc, for a discussion on how acupuncture can be used to break the cycle of tension headaches, sinus headaches and/or migraines.

  • Speaker: Tricia Smith, LAc
    Licensed Acupuncturist

"Mindful Yoga"

Thursday, August 20, 2015

"Experience gentle mindful movement in chairs; learn how mindful yoga can strengthen our ability to meet the present moment with equanimity, curiosity, and kindness."

  • Speaker: Deanna Burkett, MA,MS,RYT

"Massage for People Living with Cancer"

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Come learn how massage and healing touch can benefit those living with cancer- whether it's a new diagnosis, during treatment, or recovery. Massage from a professional or from loved ones can help the healing process. All in attendance will gain simple take-home techniques and tools and a chance to win a fee massage with Jessie.

  • Speaker: Jessie Violet Larson, LMT
    Licensed Massage Therapist

"You are what you eat and what you do not digest"

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Come explore the basic principles of balanced nutrition according to the time-honored and holistic path Ayurveda. Learn how to get the most out of your food choices as well as easy, natural ways to improve your overall energy, metabolism, and digestion.

  • Speaker: Karen Tombs-Harling
    Ayurveda Consultant

"Shiatsu for Two"

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Learn a few acupressure techniques to give to friends and partners.

  • Speaker: Kate Sherman
    Certified Shiatsu Practitioner

No Free Lectures in December

Thursday, December 17, 2015

We will not offer a free lecture in the month of December due to the holiday season. The free lectures will resume in January 2016.

​Contact Us

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Pittsburgh, PA 15232

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