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NADA Ear Acupuncture | Community Class w/ Michelle & Brianne

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Join Brianne McKenzie & Michelle Helfner for NADA community acupuncture.

"NADA Protocol"

At five designated earpoints in (outer ear) to help the function of the liver, lung, kidney, brain and spirit. We use fine gauge, sterilized, single use stainless steel needles just under the skin, where they remain for approximatly 40 minutes while the patient relaxes lying on a yoga mat with cushions. The procedure is used to help treat addiction, detoxification, stress, ptsd, restless sleep and generally creating a space of balance and wellbeing.

Donation suggestion range: 200-500 pesos


Michelle Helfner spent years working as an artist, waitress and even corporate investigator before listening to the clear voice in her heart guiding her into alternative medicines. While in New York, in 2001, she first studied massage and was quickly guided to a Master’s in Chinese Medicine. Those inspired messages are a constant blessing in how she works and shares her love of the healing arts. In 2008 she came to Guatemala for a change in perspective and was changed on … Continue reading on www.presentmomentretreat.com/staff/wellness-team/michelle-helfner/


Brianne McKenzie is from Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada. She obtained a Doctorate of Chiropractic from The Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto and a Biomedical Neurofunctional Electroacupuncture certification from McMaster University in Hamilton in 2014. During that same year, she was selected to appear on the Bachelor Canada reality television show, and decided instead to take the 200 Hr Yoga Teacher Training and Reiki Levels 1-3 at Present Moment Retreat. In January 2016 she came back in Troncones to join our wellness team as a healer, providing chiropractic care, acupuncture, massage therapy and reiki. She also teaches gentle and vinyasa yoga... Continue reading on www.presentmomentretreat.com/staff/wellness-team/brianne-mckenzie/