Webinar Summary :: Facial Acupuncture: Moving Forward During COVID


In November, we hosted three of the leading experts in Facial Acupuncture for their FREE webinar, Facial Acupuncture: Moving Forward During COVID.   





Shellie Goldstein, A.P., M.S., L.Ac., Founder of Academy of Advanced Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture™
Mentorship Training & Certificate Program

Michelle Gellis, A.P., L.Ac., Dipl.Ac., Founder of Facial Acupuncture Classes

Mary Elizabeth Wakefield, L.Ac., M.S., M.M., Founder of  “The Wakefield Technique™”




About this Webinar:  


One of the most common questions we have heard from practitioners now is “How do I perform facial acupuncture during the pandemic?”.   We hosted three of the leading educators in the field of Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture to share their experiences on how the pandemic has affected their practices and advice on how others can navigate these difficult times.

In this previously recorded webinar, our experts discussed how the pandemic has affected their respective businesses, their treatments and ultimately their patients.


What You Will Learn:

  • How COVID has impacted our profession, specifically our specialty
  • What reopening precautions have we implemented
  • What changes have we seen in our patients (physical, emotional, etc)
  • How we are currently treating our patients

Who Should Watch:  

  • Practitioners and Students looking to learn more about practicing safe Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture
  • Practitioners and Students with specific questions about practicing Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture during the pandemic




About Our Speakers:

Mary Elizabeth Wakefield is the internationally recognized author of the acclaimed book, Constitutional Facial Acupuncture (Elsevier UK, 2014), is an acclaimed teacher, an acupuncturist, an herbalist, Acutonics® and Zen Shiatsu practitioner, cranio-sacral therapist and a professional opera singer. Acknowledged to be a leading international authority on facial acupuncture, with 30+ years of clinical professional experience as a healing practitioner, she has personally trained close to 6,000 healthcare practitioners from five continents in her treatment protocols.

She and her life and teaching partner, MichelAngelo, recently published a new book, Vibrational Acupuncture: Integrating Tuning Forks with Needles (Singing Dragon UK, 2020), rated 5 stars on Amazon. Mary Elizabeth maintains a private practice on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, in New York City.

Michelle Gellis is a Licensed and Board Certified Acupuncture Physician. She has been a Faculty Member and Clinic Supervisor at the Maryland University of Integrative Health (formally the Tai Sophia Institute) since 2004. Ms Gellis holds the distinction of being one of the very few acupuncturists in the country certified to teach facial acupuncture internationally, and has been doing so for 15 years. You can learn more about Michelle and her upcoming CEU Courses by visiting  https://facialacupunctureclasses.com/.

Shellie Goldstein has twenty eight years of practice in clinical acupuncture, specializing in cosmetic facial acupuncture, skin, and a wide variety of related skin disorders. She has twelve years experience teaching cosmetic facial acupuncture, skin, and related skin conditions. And has extensive experience working in hospitals and a wide variety of medically oriented outpatient settings. She is the founder of the Academy of Advanced Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture Training and Mentorship Program. Shellie is also the Author of the book, Your Best Face Now: Look Younger in 20 Days With the Do-It-Yourself Acupressure Facelift (Avery Publishers, 2012) and creator of, TOUCH+GLOW: The Natural Facial Acupressure Kit.