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This category lists retreats and holidays where the use of acupuncture, or its close cousin, acupressure, is a major element.

While the therapy is most frequently used to treat medical conditions and for pain relief, on retreats you'll also come across non-medical uses, in particular 'facial' or 'cosmetic' acupuncture which aims to reduce the signs of the aging process, treating problems such as facial lines and wrinkles, acne scarring, enlarged pores, discoloration, sagging and puffy eyes etc. Acupuncture treatment is often described as a natural alternative to Botox.

You'll also come across acupuncture in relation to weight loss, stopping smoking and infertility.

Professional training takes a number of years so you'll not generally find short recreational courses to learn the technique, although the Jin Shin style may be worth a look.


 

 

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Acupuncture retreats & acupressure retreats

 

USA: Health Mastery Retreat in San Diego

An all-inclusive, life-changing 'Health Mastery' retreat held at a luxury resort in San Diego, California. This 7-day retreat focuses on attaining and maintaining good health and also promises to help with self-empowerment and discovery in all areas of life.

    The retreat uses the therapy to work directly with the body's own energy, plus a range of other therapies that include chiropracticy, colon therapy, heavy metal chelation, ozone therapy, juice fasting, and detoxification.
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ENGLAND: Healing retreats in Norfolk

Unique short wellness and healing retreats based at a centre in Norfolk. The Shining Tree centre applies an integrated, hands-on, healing and balancing system using a combination of treatments that include various massage techniques, acupressure, Tui Na, Shiatsu and joint manipulation.

   The centre is set in eight acres of woodland in the Norfolk countryside, it offers a private heated indoor pool and sauna and a range of classes. The retreat package includes comfortable accommodation and a wholesome, healthy menu.
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The following links will help you find qualified practitioners, to help you in choosing a suitable retreat and qualified therapists:

BAcC (The British Acupuncture Council)
The Acupuncture Society
ATCM (The Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine)
APNT (The Association of Physical & Natural Therapies)

 

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uk flag Sunflower Retreats

based: Rieti, Italy

website: sunflowerretreats.com

Yoga holidays and retreats in the ancient medieval village of Casperia. Join in with yoga sessions or simply enjoy a retreat from the world at the beautifully restored Casa Latini – choose from a large selection of holistic treatments, explore the mountains and villages or take part in numerous activities.

| Italy |

 

uk flag Five Elements Living

based: New York, USA

website: fiveelementsliving.com

Weekend acupuncture and wellness retreats in the Adirondack foothills in Colton, New York; offering a mix of acupuncture, yoga, massage, healthy living coaching, reading and country walks. This is combined with comfortable accommodation and nutritious whole food meals made with fresh local ingredients.

| USA |

 

uk flag Wahanda

website: Wahanda

Wahanda has an excellent listing of treatment offers throughout the UK, many are day/single session offers, but you'll also find wellbeing/spa centres and spa hotels with short breaks and weekend breaks that feature both acupuncture and acupressure.

| UK |

 

uk flag Yoga Evolution Retreats Centre

based: Castelo Branco, Portugal

website: yogaevolutionretreats.com

A yoga evolution health, healing and wellbeing centre in beautiful countryside in central Portugal. Retreats are available for people at all levels and teach Ashtanga and Yin Yoga, and Samagata Yoga meditation Pranayam. Also on offer are physiotherapy, massage and acupuncture. Retreats offer vegetarian food and comfortable guest accommodation.

| Portugal |

 

uk flag Golden Pineapple Bed & Breakfast

based: New York, USA

website: goldenpineapplebandb.com

Fort Jefferson B&B with acupuncture, acupressure, ear-acupuncture, electro-acupuncture and moxabustion treatments.

| USA |

 

Armonia – Alpujarras

based: Granada, Spain

website: healing-retreats-spain.com

Healing retreats in Spain for couples, singles and small groups – combining yoga, meditation, reflexology, acupuncture, massage and shiatsu.

| Spain |  

 

uk flag Day & Beth Healing Arts

based: Massachusetts, USA

website: dbhearts.com

Weekend workshops teaching Jin Shin Acupressure – a Japanese healing art that can be practiced by anyone.

| USA |

 

El Paraíso Verde Atenas B&B

based: Atenas, Costa Rica

website: paraiso-verde.net

Small Swiss owned family B&B offering traditional Chinese Medicine treatments including herbal therapies, acupuncture, moxa, acupressure, tuina massage and Qi Gong.

| Costa Rica |  

 

uk flag The Retreat Farm

based: Essex, UK

website: retreatfarm.co.uk

Acupuncture is just one of the treatments on offer at this holistic centre in the heart of Essex.

| England |

 

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