This is the home page for the Maryland Acupuncture Society, Inc (MAS) web site. We are a professional society of licensed acupuncturists representing over one third of all licensed acupuncturists in Maryland. Our site has information forprofessional acupuncturistsas well as for thegeneral publicwho are interested in acupuncture and Asian medicine.


For potential or current acupuncture clients, here's what you can do at our site:


For MAS Members and Acupuncturists:

Get information on Continuing Education Seminars and continuing education requirements for license renewal.

Next Large MAS seminar:

Jeffrey Yuen – Health, Wellness, and the Five Channel Systems Using Needles, Touch, Essential Oils, and Stones on Acu-points - November 14-15, 2015

Purchase CD recordings of past MAS CEU seminars.
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Now in stock:

Alex Tiberi

  1. Yang Sheng (Longevity and Health) & Spirituality and on Breast and Prostate Health
  2. Orthopedic Acupuncture (with distance learning option)
  3. Aches and Pains (with distance learning option)

Giovanni Maciocia

  1. The Psyche / Gynecology
  2. Body Mapping/Prostate Thyroid
  3. Extra Vessels/Advanced Tongue Diagnosis

Jeffrey Yuen

  1. Nurturing the Unfolding of Life
  2. Addictions
  3. Bi Obstruction Syndrome - The Physical, Emotional, & Spiritual Aspects of Pain
  4. Cancer Care and Chinese Medicine (with distance learning option)
  5. Manifestations of Shen(with distance learning option)
  6. Treating the Endocrine System with Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine
  7. Chinese Medical Pediatrics (with distance learning option)

Last Update July 13, 2015
(New information is in bold)

Up to $400 discount if registered by July 27th for Whole Heart Acupuncture: An Embodied Exploration of Meridians and Points as a Living Portrait of Our Human Journey by Thea Elijah, Series of 5 weekends in 2016. Dates: Wood-April 2-3; Fire-June 4-5; Earth-August 6-7; Metal-October 1-2; Winter-December 3-4, 2016.

Click here for the series description, schedule, and registration form.

The next large MAS seminar will be presented by Jeffrey Yuen Health, Wellness, and the Five Channel Systems Using Needles, Touch, Essential Oils, and Stones on Acu-points - November 14-15, 2015 at the Columbia Sheraton. .

Click here to register for the Jeffrey Yuen Seminar

MAS is having a seminar on the upcoming change to the ICD codes from version 9 to version 10, presented by Mori West on August 15, 2015. However the seminar is now capped at 75, and the waiting list is closed. However, the Acupuncture Society of Virginia is also giving an ICD-10 seminar the following day. Click here to register for the Virginia seminar, or type http://www.acusova.com/event-1906842 into your browser.

The MAS 2015 annual meeting was held at the Sheraton during the lunch break of the Dr. Tan Seminar. Approximately 90 members were in attendance. An election was held, and Reginald Gooden was elected as the new Treasurer, Diane Huey was elected as the new Member at Large, and Colette McKie was reelected as the Vice President of External Affairs. Emily Crum stepped down as acting President, and Belynda White was appointed by the executive board to serve out the balance of the President's term. The board also appointed Sheri Barnes to acting Vice President of Public Affairs to replace Belynda. The appointments were ratified by the membership.

MAS held a seminar by Dr. Richard Tan Clinical Wonders with Acupuncture 1,2,3, with all new techniques and content! - March 14-15, 2015 9AM to 5PM at the Sheraton Columbia. There were 145 attendees.

MAS held a seminar: Acupuncture Insurance Billing presented by Mori West on Feb 7-8, 2015 9AM to 5PM at the Sheraton Columbia.

AOMDAY was OCTOBER 24th, 2014: A toolkit for acupuncturists was developed to support Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Day. Click here to go to the toolkit page.

MAS held it's large fall seminar: Whitfield Reaves, OMD, LAc – Orthopedic Acupuncture: Treatment of Common Injuries and Pain, was held November 1-2, 2014, and had over 170 attendees.

The MAS held its annual meeting and election on March 16, 2014. At the meeting, Tracy Soltesz was elected to a third term as president, Emily Crum was elected as Vice President of Internal Affairs replacing Margie Siauw (who has served since November 2007!), Belynda White was elected to a 3rd term as Vice President of Public Affairs, and Camille Klinker was elected to a second term as Secretary.

MAS held another well-attended seminar - Chinese Medical Pediatrics presented by Jeffrey Yuen. The seminar was March 15-16, 2014 at the sheraton in Columbia.

Click here to download the brochure.

A recording of the seminar is now available for purchase on the website.

MAS held another successful large seminar, Fertility and Gynecology in Chinese Medicine presented by Randine Lewis, Nov 2-3, 2013 at the Sheraton in Columbia with approximately 140 attendees.

MAS offered a fall member appreciation seminar: A Day with Jack M. Daniel (included 4CEU ethics). October 6, 2013 9 AM to 5:30 PM, at the Sheraton in Columbia MD.

MAS held a summer seminar, June 29, 2013: Soul Awakening - Tuina for the Sole - Chinese Reflexology, in Elkridge Maryland presented by Joanna Flores. It was attended by approximately 40 attendees. Joanna was a dynamic, energetic speaker, and conducted a hands on class leading the attendees through a practical foot-based tuina session providing both diagnostic information for the acupuncturist and benefits to a patient.

MAS held a 3 weekend "Diet" series with Rylen Lee Feeney which began July 13/14, 2013 in Elkridge MD.