Wellness Center

The Salem Community Acupuncture Project opened the Wellness Center in September 2015! We offer focused treatments, massage, yoga classes, tai chi classes, qi gong classes, well-being classes, and meditation! Focused treatments are offered on a slide scale of $30-$60 and are considered community acupuncture treatments with the use of massage tables, massage is $30 for 30 minutes, and all classes are open to the public by donation.

Focused Massage

This style of massage has the ability to focus on very specific areas of the body to decrease pain from tension or injury, and improve range of motion and flexibility! 30 minutes for $30!

Mondays 4:30-6:00pm with Brian VanWyngarden, LMT.

Focused Treatments

A unique opportunity to utilize healing modalities to decrease pain, create overall balance and harmony throughout the body, and learn new possibilities for overall lifestyle changes. These treatments are designed to allow for the use of massage tables in a community setting using acupuncture and other modalities to best fit a person’s needs. Schedule your focused treatment today either online or by calling 503-798-2918

Tuesday from 2:00-6:00pm with Kulsoom Shah, L.Ac.

Wednesdays from 2:00-6:00pm with Beth VanWyngarden L.Ac

Thursdays from 10:00-1:00pm with Nancy Arntson, L.Ac.

Gentle Chair Yoga

This class offers a healing space that focuses on relaxation techniques and gentle poses for therapeutic relief from pain.

Beth is taking a break from teaching yoga for the awhilw. This class will resume in soon. Stay tuned and check the calendar for updates to this class.

Healthy Back Yoga

This class explores yoga postures and breathing techniques to strengthen and lengthen all of the important muscles of the back.

Join us on Mondays from 6:30-7:30 with Brian

Tai Chi

Recommended to improve balance, leg strength, shoulder flexibility, mental flexibility, and so much more! Classes at the Wellness Center include one-step tai chi movement and tai chi walking for better balance as well as traditional Tai Chi Chuan. Beginners are encouraged to try this life-changing opportunity.

We offer beginner classes on Wednesdays from 9:00-10:00am and an advanced class on Saturdays 8:30-9:30am with George.

Qi Gong

An ancient healing practice that can help reduce stress, eliminate pain, and prevent sickness in the body! This class will focus on mindfulness and movement while sitting, standing, and laying down. All are welcome, no previous Qi Gong knowledge or experience is necessary.

Join us on Saturdays from 10:00-11:00am with April.

Well-being Classes

An opportunity for participants to learn and explore different ways to navigate their own personal health and well-being. These classes are offered once a month by one of the licensed acupuncturists and feature a variety of topics unique to the seasons.

Chinese Medicine Food Therapy

Friday, October 20, 2017


Join us for a sampling of Traditional Chinese Medicinal Foods such as congee, soups, medicinal teas, and chocolate as we talk about how to eat and be nourished in the winter season.

Donations are welcome. Suggested donation $10


Where mindfullness is the goal and meditation is the technique! In this class we will explore the benefits of a mindfullness practice through breathing and body awareness exercises, guided and silent meditations, and group discussions. Join us every week or drop in whenever you need the inspiration of a teaching settings and group dynamic!

Classes are offered on Wednesdays from 7:00 – 8:00pm with Bryan.