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By tending to the root of a woman’s body we revitalize her very essence—nourishing body, mind and spirit from the inside out.

Root Medicine provides healing alternatives for every stage of life    

At Root Medicine we integrate acupuncture, bodywork and herbal medicine to help nourish and heal the root of a woman's body. Each treatment is designed to assess and address underlying energetic imbalances while simultaneously enhancing one's sense of wellbeing. 

Our approach to wellness is based upon time-tested methodologies that are safe, natural and effective: 



Affordable Health & Wellness Series- E.A.R. Acupuncture Clinic

Saturday, October 5, 2019 (12:30-1:30 pm)

At the TAKE 5 Community E.A.R. Clinic we provide E.A.R. (Ear Acupuncture Reset) to combat daily anxiety, stress and cumulative trauma. We offer these treatments to help restore balance to the nervous system and interrupt the cycle of pain, trauma and addiction. Treatments take less than an hour and are based on NADA (National Acupuncture Detoxification Association) & AWB (Acupuncturists Without Borders) protocols. This simple protocol has brought rapid relief to people world-wide.

Fee: $20 Please email or call to reserve your space: 847-814-4433. 


Align, Breathe, Center: The ABC’s of Internal Energy Cultivation                             

Saturday, October 12, 2019 (1:30-3:00 pm)

Join us for an introductory class on Internal Energy Cultivation through Taiji (yin/yang) Principles. During this 90-minute class you will develop an understanding of fundamental postures, principles, and movements that work to improve your body awareness, relaxation and physical vitality. No experience necessary.

Instructor: J.R. Zumwalt

Fee: $25 (student and senior discount available) Please email to reserve your spot.


Women’s Cultivation & Contemplative Practice

Saturday October 19, 2019 (1:00-3:00 pm)

Join us for an on-going exploration of Women’s Cultivation & Contemplative Practice. During each two-hour class we will explore the rich history & lore, practices & principles of female cultivation as viewed through a Daoist lens. Tea and handouts included.

Instructor: Kate Townsend, L.Ac., EAMP

Fee: $35 (per class) Please register online, or email us to reserve your spot. 


Silent Meditation

Saturday, October 19, 2019 (3:30-4:15 pm)

Are you experiencing on-going stress or loneliness? Do you have an internal pull to go deeper inside? Whether you are a seasoned meditator or a newbie to meditation, this is a wonderful opportunity to re-discover the importance of cultivating a meditation practice. Our space offers you a supportive environment with a serene atmosphere that provides you a safe and quiet space for reflection. Meditation cushions and mats are laid out, and essential instructions are provided to help support your quiet time. All are welcome.

Facilitator- Susan Cox

No charge. Kindly RSVP to reserve your space.


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Women’s Pelvic Floor Health & Wellness

Saturday, November 30, 2019 (1:00-3:30 pm)

Join us for a two-hour class with Rebecca Jeffers on Pelvic Floor Health & Wellness. Rebecca has helped hundreds of women overcome pelvic floor pain and dysfunction using her natural-based protocol. Whether you are looking for post-partum care, natural alternatives for pelvic pain or incontinence, or simply interested in pelvic wellness, Rebecca’s Pelvic Care Classesoffer a holistic solution. Each class integrates targeted stretching & strengthening as well as breath work & energy balancing designed to restorepelvic health and peace of mind.

Instructor: Rebecca Jeffers

Fee: $55 (student and senior discounts available) Please call or email us to reserve your spot.


Pelvic Floor Exercise Class

Saturday, November 30, 2019 (2:45-3:30 pm)

This class further hones your skills in pelvic wellness by reinforcing the exercise portion of Rebecca’s class. For those of you who have taken Rebecca’s Pelvic Health and Wellness class before, you know how effective this work is. Wear comfortable clothing for stretching.

Instructor: Rebecca Jeffers      

Fee: $20     Please email to reserve your spot.