2024 Monthly Acupuncture & Reiki Stress-Reduction Hour


Space is limited, registration is required. Registration link takes you to Eventbrite, where you can select which month you’d like to attend. Note: There will not be a Stress Reduction hour in the months of February, May or December 2024.


Learn – and experience – how acupuncture and Reiki meditation can reduce stress. Take this opportunity to sample acupuncture and/or Reiki and discover for yourself the deep relaxation that is possible. Space is limited, register now!

Third Thursday of the month, from 5:00-6:30 PM. Please note, this event will NOT be held during February, May, or December of 2024.

$10 suggested donation at the door

Curious about acupuncture and/or Reiki? We invite you to join us for this informational and experiential event. Discover for yourself the deep relaxation that is possible with these modalities!

In this hour you will:

  • Learn about acupuncture and Reiki
  • Experience a mini acupuncture or ear seeds treatment for stress reduction (a version of the NADA Protocol), sitting upright in a chair and utilizing acupuncture points on one ear
  • Relax even deeper with a guided Reiki meditation, which you can use at home to bring peace to your daily life

Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine are thousands of years old, and still the primary form of medicine in China. The individual is treated as an integrated whole. Acupuncture treatments stimulate energy pathways, called meridians, that run through the body. Single-use needles that are as thin as a hair are typically used to stimulate the meridians, although  pressure can be used instead, such as with ear seeds. The goal of acupuncture is to put your body into a state where it can heal itself.

Reiki is over 100 years old. The style of Reiki practiced and taught at CCHW focuses on healing of self before starting to heal others. It is based on developing daily practice of meditations and related techniques. There are two different facets to Reiki. It can be a personal practice for your own personal/spiritual development, and it can be a hands-on healing practice benefiting others. The Reiki meditation you’ll learn at the Stress-Reduction Hour involves deep diaphragmatic breathing, which, studies have shown, reduces physiological stress as measured by such markers as cortisol levels and blood pressure.

Event Details

Date: 2024 - Monthly (except Feb, May and Dec)

Start time: 05:00 p.m. CDT

End time: 06:30 p.m. CDT

Venue: Calandra Center for Health & Wellness

Directions: 830 E Higgins Rd, Unit 116, Schaumburg, Illinois 60173

Phone: 312-796-3965

Email: admin@calandraacupuncture.com

Teri Calandra

Teri Calandra

Teri Calandra, Dipl. Acu, L.Ac., MSTOM, LMT, RMT is licensed by the state of Illinois in acupuncture (L.Ac.) and massage therapy (LMT). She is board certified through NCCAOM and NCBTMB. She holds a Masters of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine, acupuncture, and herbology from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine Chicago. Teri is a Reiki teacher. She practices and teaches Reiki in the lineage of  the International House of Reiki, and is a member of Shibumi International Reiki Association.