Events and Workshops

Fertility in Depth for Acupuncturists and Chinese Herbal Medicine Practitioners

This course is designed to cover all aspects of fertility, pregnancy, birthing and the post-natal time period from both western medicine and chinese medicine aspects.

It begins with pre pregnancy planning, common gynaecological conditions which affect fertility, nutrition to optimise fertility, through to conception, the three trimesters of pregnancy, labour and the birthing process, and last, but not least, the post natal time period. It also covers assisted reproduction protocols, techniques and drugs commonly used along with suitable acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine interventions. Both acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine protocols will be covered in depth.

Weekend 1 Nov 25th & 26th
The female menstrual cycle, pre pregnancy planning, nutrition to optimise fertility, charting the menstrual cycle, aging and fertility, common conditions which affect fertility for both males and females, assisted reproduction – procedures, protocols and drugs used,

Weekend 2 Dec 16th & 17th
Conception, the three trimesters of pregnancy, miscarriage, labour, the birthing process and the post natal period.

Kate Curtis  RGN, RM, Dip Lic Acu, Dip CHM (Patent Formulae) is an acupuncturist and Chinese Medicine herbal practitioner with a background in nursing and midwifery. Kate has a special interest in fertility, pregnancy and post natal care and currently practices as a Midwife/Acupuncturist in an assisted reproductive clinic in Dublin.

Kathleen Dowd MQP, Dip Lic Acu, GDCHM, Dip CHM (Ob/Gyn) is an acupuncturist and Chinese Medicine herbal practitioner with a special interest in male and female reproduction. Kathleen practices in Newcastle, Co Dublin.

Maurie Cotter RGN, RM is a Fertility Nurse Specialist and Midwife currently working in an assisted reproductive clinic in Dublin.

Kate Upton RM, RGN, MSc is a Fertility Nurse, Midwife and nutritionist working in an assisted reproductive clinic in Dublin.

Course Dates Nov 25th & 26th, Dec 16th & 17th
Time 9am registration and coffee. Course runs from 9.30am to 5pm.
Venue Woodlands Health Centre, Newcastle House, Newcastle Co Dublin
Cost €400
Deposit required
Contact Kathleen 086 2236335 or Kate 087 2325383


One day Chigong & Taoist meditation workshop

For enrollment or inquiries contact Kate Curtis, Acupuncturist/Herbalist who has been teaching and practicing Taichi and Chigoing/Meditation for 20 years.

When: 16/12/2018
Where: Central Hotel, Exchequer Street, Dublin
Contact/Bookings: Kate / 0872325383
Cost: €80

Meditation via zoom with Kate Curtis

Free of charge
Monday – Friday 9am – 10 am
Wednesdays at 7pm-8pm

Chigong Class with Kate Curtis via zoom

Every Wednesday at 10.30-11.30
Every Saturday at 9am -10am
Cost 10 euro per class or 40 euro x 4

Monthly Chigong morning workshop with Kate Curtis

Sunday 7 March in Danu Lodge
10am- 1pm
Cost 40 euro

Sunday 11 April in Danu Lodge
Cost 40 euro

Sunday 9 May in Danu Lodge
Cost 40 euro

Sunday 6 June in Danu Lodge
Cost 40 euro

Zoom consultations

Zoom consultations out of clinic hours for Herbal and Medicinal Mushroom consults with Kate