Free acupuncture, and so much more!

Join us for Community Care Day on Monday September 4th (Labor Day) from 9am to 1pm.  Free acupuncture, massage, movement classes, meditation and mindfulness, health advocacy and assessment.  All services first come, first served!  Full schedule below.

Come try something new (or familiar), bring a friend, and let’s all take care of each other!

Check out the Facebook event page for updates and to invite people in your network!

Note: our parking lot will be closed on 9/4 for all the goings on, so please park on the street that day!

About the practitioners:

Caroline, Cris, James, & Melissa are your friendly neighborhood acupunks, at PCA 7 days a week!

Dana O’Neill is a Craniosacral and Massage therapist in Cranston. Craniosacral Therapy is a light touch technique that works with the clients natural ability to access the central nervous system.

Denise Reidpath will be graduating from Breathing Time Yoga, finalizing her training in Viniyoga, a therapeutic style of yoga that harmoniously combines the use of movement and breath to address physical pain and mental wellbeing. She will also be teaching classes in Spanish in the future to serve the Providence and Pawtucket community and is a peace worker training kids in the nonviolent movement.

Kate Katzberg has been massaging Rhode Islanders for more than 3 decades. After a recent stint at
WestSide Wellness, Kate is now practicing on her own (Time to Relax) and working out of Santosha Yoga
Studio in Cranston. Kate is also an amazing interior and exterior house painter.
Kei Cobb is a bodyworker & yoga/movement instructor.  More at
Lucy Throckmorton is a Registered Nurse, Care Manager,  Certified Diabetic Educator, &  Healthcare advocate especially for complex care & wholistic care.
Luis Rivera & Mickey Zacchilli are licensed massage therapists Westside Wellness.  Read more about them at and

Nancy Buron has been studying and practicing Reiki for about 12 years, during which time she has worked with people from a wide variety of backgrounds in many different settings.  Relatively new to Providence (two years), she spent the last year and a half learning about urban agriculture and community activism while creating the new Summit Neighborhood Community Garden.  She also loves working with clay, and volunteers as an assistant instructor in the clay studio at the Artists’ Exchange.

Richard Marchetti is a licensed Zumba Instructor and Strong by Zumba instructor. In addition to teaching Zumba classes, Richard is the coordinator of music for the West Warwick Public School system, music teacher at West Warwick High School and co-director of the WWHS Players Drama club. Additionally, Richard is a free lance musician who performs regularly with local and regional professional theaters including Theater by the sea, Trinity Rep, and all of the local colleges.  Website –
Susan Friendson teaches yoga At Santosha Yoga and Holistic Health Center. She is also a certified hypnotherapist and graduate of Mindful Schools’ educator training. After studiying various dimensions of spirituality for decades, her goal is to help people come to know and appreciate themselves for who they truly are.
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