Community Acupuncture

06may10:00 am12:30 pmCommunity Acupuncture30-Minute Sessions

Event Details

Community Acupuncture is a means to provide affordable acupuncture, in terms of both money and time. Join Kayla Simmons (OMP) for community acupuncture sessions every other Saturday at the Garden. Sessions will take place between 10:00am – 12:00pm. Acupuncture is the insertion of fine solid filament needles into specific points of the body to treat various ailments. Now, you can experience relief and relaxation all at once at Pittsburgh Botanic Garden!

$30 | Nonmembers $40  (Please sign in to receive member discount)

About the Instructor

Kayla Simmons is a licensed acupuncturist, herbalist, massage therapist, and yoga instructor who uses a blend of these modalities in each treatment. She has been working with and studying the various human body systems for the last ten years with an emphasis on understanding how to bridge the mental, emotional, and physical bodies. Her passion lies in teaching her patients to understand their holistic self and make informed decisions about their healthcare.

Kayla began her journey in the healthcare field at the Pittsburgh School of Massage Therapy ten years ago. In 2014, she completed her 200-hour Hatha yoga training with the Himalayan Institute and then immediately began a four-year graduate program in Asheville, NC to achieve her Masters of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.


After a short intake, you will relax in a zero-gravity chair while Kayla places needles in the ear, hands, or other easily accessible areas of the body. Sessions will last for 30 minutes. There will be 2-3 other sessions ongoing while you are relaxing.

Questions / Concerns

Feel free to contact Kayla Simmons beforehand with any questions or concerns at or text (412) 206-9837. Read more about Nourish & Move Pittsburgh on >

Please be sure to specify your appointment time and arrive at least 5 minutes early for your appointment to maintain proper scheduling. Only 1 person per 30-minute time slot, max of 3 people in the room at any time.


(Saturday) 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

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Cancellation Policy

If you are unable to attend, kindly give 48 hours’ notice to receive a refund, by calling the Garden at 412-444-4464. No refunds will be issued after that point. The Garden reserves the right to cancel a class due to low enrollment, or in the event of severe weather.