Be Well and Beyond

We are a wellness center with an integrated approach to health. Services include acupuncture, life coaching, massage, psychotherapy, and yoga.

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Acupuncture Today Digital Issue

Check out Dorene’s article on treating post-mastectomy patients!

[04/23/19]   Is stress affecting your wellness? Is healthy food prep a challenge? Do you have normal sleep patterns? Schedule a free 1/2 hour wellness exploration session with Debbie if you’re ready to make a change. She is offering sessions every Thursday between 1:30-6:30pm. Email [email protected] or call 978-394-2073 to schedule.

Debbie Ward is a certified health and life coach. Her practice serves women with a holistic approach to reducing stress and upleveling physical and mental energy. She provides a confidential space to navigate ways to make sustainable changes in your life.


Please welcome our newest Health and Life Coach, Debbie Ward! Stay tuned for a special she will be running in March, and for now, here is more info about Debbie:

Debbie’s Health and Life Coaching practice serves women with a holistic approach to increasing physical and mental energy. Her focus is to uplevel well-being and resiliency. After 25 years in the high tech corporate world serving customers, she has now focused her work on helping others to be the best version of themselves. Debbie’s journey to health and wellness began in earnest 10 years ago when her husband was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. Living in the present, minimizing stress, increasing exercise and healthy eating are holistic ways to slow the progression of PD. She has seen first-hand how making healthy lifestyle changes can have a positive effect on well-being. Health and Wellness has became her passion and motivated Debbie to dedicate herself to helping others through her coaching practice.

[12/08/18]   This holiday season, we are offering a massage gift card promotion! Buy a gift card for a 60 minute massage, and receive 90 minutes. It is a great value and we hope you take advantage! Message us here or email to purchase. [email protected]

[11/14/18]   Please join us in welcoming Lisa Medora, LMT, our new massage therapist! Lisa is offering a discounted rate for first time massage clients: $75 for 60 min, or $125 for 90 min. Email Lisa to schedule: [email protected]


Nov 8 Reiki talk and demonstration

Watch Denise's video about her upcoming Reiki event this Thursday evening! Call 978-287-1456 or email her to reserve your spot:


Join Denise next Thursday evening for a Reiki talk and demonstration!


Reiki Talk and Demonstration, with Denise A. Gilbert – Monday (11/13) | Portal Crystal Gallery

Interested in learning more about Reiki? Join Denise Gilbert at the Portal Crystal Gallery in Arlington on Nov 13th. Check out the link below to register. « All Events Reiki Talk and Demonstration, with Denise A. Gilbert – Monday (11/13) November 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Free Event Navigation « Clean Up Your Makeup Bag – Thursday (11/9) Shifting into Body-Love – Wednesday (11/15) » Details Have you been curious about Reiki? During this one hour talk and...


Releasing stress for a healthy new year: At some point in life everyone deals with major upheavals or emotional distress. These events can trigger a host of unexpected feelings and behaviors, from depression and panic attacks to major disruptions in sleep and eating. Acupuncture and Oriental medicine can alleviate symptoms associated with…


Supporting your neurological health with acupuncture Myasthenia gravis is a neuromuscular disorder causing muscles under voluntary control to tire and become easily fatigued. This happens when the muscles and the nerves that enervate them miscommunicate. More than half of those diagnosed with myasthenia gravis present with eye problems as their first…


How to enter your golden years with health and vitality. (Dorene's latest newsletter) Qi Mail™ is an opt-in acupuncture newsletter available by subscription only. We neither use nor endorse the use of spam. You are welcome to forward Qi Mail™ to friends and colleagues at any time. You can cancel your subscription at any time.


Find relief from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Qi Mail™ is an opt-in acupuncture newsletter available by subscription only. We neither use nor endorse the use of spam. You are welcome to forward Qi Mail™ to friends and colleagues at any time. You can cancel your subscription at any time.


Dorene's latest newsletter - learn about focus, memory and acupuncture: Looking to support your health and also boost your brain function? Good nutrition can help boost your brain power. Not only is it essential to overall physical health, it can also enhance the function and harmony of the mind. The right foods enhance brain function by providing essential nutrients su...


Acupuncture for Thyroid health - Dorene's latest newsletter In order for the endocrine system to function at optimum levels, the process of detoxification must occur. Detoxification removes waste and potentially hazardous material from the body. Waste can be eliminated by different means, including through urine, tears, sweat, and f***s. When the body is abl...


Acupuncture for oncology support Clinical trials have examined the effects of acupuncture on cancer as a disease, as well as the symptoms caused by cancer treatments. Results have shown that, for many patients, treatment with acupuncture relieves symptoms or keeps them from getting worse. Relief for Nausea and Vomiting: The stronge...


Optimizing women's health: When we are unable to do our basic daily activities, we may need more rest. For those with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), rest doesn't help. Sufferers may feel tired for more than six months and experience reduced memory, insomnia or a wide range of other symptoms, including, but not limited to, he…


How to get seasonal allergy relief: Asthma is a chronic disease that causes inflammation in the lungs and, consequently, a narrowing of the bronchial tubes--also known as the air passages. This makes breathing difficult since the airflow is restricted. Tell-tale signs of asthma include wheezing, shortness of breath, coughing, and a fe…


Denise's presentation at Weston Council on Aging!

Friday at the COA 11a

[02/02/16]   Denise Gilbert, our resident Reiki Master, will be speaking about and demonstrating Reiki at the Weston Council on Aging: Feb 26, 11am-12pm. 20 Alphabet Lane, Weston. Please join her if you're in the area!

More info: What is Reiki? Reiki is a safe, gentle technique for stress reduction, relaxation and promotion of healing. It is administered by transmitting healing energy through the hands. Reiki is taught and practiced in hospitals in Boston, across
the U.S. and worldwide. Denise A. Gilbert is presently part of the Reiki team providing service to patients at Emerson Hospital in Concord, MA, and has a Reiki practice at Be Well and Beyond Inc., in Acton, MA.


Reflect on your health this new year: This period of reflection and renewed resolve may be challenging, but it can also be productive and rewarding. Acupuncture and Oriental medicine can help achieve the changes you seek as it assists in preventing illness, relieving stress, minimizing aches and pains, improving energy, nurturing balanc…


Looking for pain relief? Try acupuncture. Low back pain is an extremely common concern, affecting anywhere from 75 to 90 percent of people at some point in their lives. Low back pain is second only to the common cold as a cause of lost days at work and is one of the most common reasons to seek medical care, including acupuncture. In fact, o…

[11/06/15]   We have one spot open in the Friday 10am Svaroopa Yoga class. Call 978-263-5771 if you're interested!


Staying healthy during cold and flu season Sinusitis occurs mainly in young and middle-aged adults, although children are also at risk. When the condition does present itself, it can be due to one of four main causes: an infection, allergic rhinitis, formation of nasal polyps, or a deviated septum. While sinusitis simply refers to inflammati…


Nurture emotional wellness with acupuncture Acupuncture has been getting more attention as a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder, particularly from post-combat military veterans. There are good precedents for the use of acupuncture to treat post-traumatic stress disorder. Walter Reed Medical Center, a military hospital, is investigat… 09/08/2015

Treating autoimmune disease with acupuncture Addison's disease, also known as adrenal insufficiency, occurs when the adrenal gland cannot produce adequate amounts of the hormones cortisol and aldosterone. This can be a serious and potentially life-threatening situation, as the adrenal gland influences many essential functions in the body. The… 08/07/2015

Keep Your Skin Healthy with Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine When the superficial layer of skin becomes dehydrated due to changes in weather, allergic reaction, certain medications or bathing/showering, it may develop fine flakes and dry patches. The medical term for this condition is called xerodermia or xerosis, and it may be temporary or respond well to mo… 07/09/2015 Although fibromyalgia is a disorder that can be disabling for many due to chronic widespread pain and fatigue there are some things you can do to alleviate the symptoms and improve your overall quality of life.Learn and Practice Stress Reduction Techniques Chronic stress can lead to fatigue, depress… 06/04/2015

Managing Men's Health: Qi Mail™ is an opt-in acupuncture newsletter available by subscription only. We neither use nor endorse the use of spam. You are welcome to forward Qi Mail™ to friends and colleagues at any time. You can cancel your subscription at any time. 05/07/2015

How to alleviate arthritis pain: Several studies have shown that acupuncture can help people with arthritis and related autoimmune diseases. Scientists found that acupuncture can reduce pain and improve mobility in arthritis patients by 40 percent based on results from a major clinical trial that investigated the ancient Chinese ne… 04/08/2015

7 Signs That You Need Acupuncture This Spring

Do you need acupuncture this spring? By Sara Calabro Spring is here! Yes! Except for the fact that many people don't feel so hot this time of year. The flu is—knock on wood—mostly behind us. Allergies have not quite exploded yet. So, ... 04/05/2015

Time to put insomnia to rest: [email protected]&cm_ainfo=&r=0" rel="nofollow,noopener" target="_blank">!+80763&[email protected]&cm_ainfo=&r=0 Sound sleep is the foundation of good health. We need 6-8 hours of sleep every night to recharge our batteries. Practicing good sleep hygiene and keeping your body in sync with the rhythm of day and night can help your body cope with sleep deprivation and give it an opportunity to get stronger and h… 03/05/2015

Strengthen your digestive health with acupuncture! Ulcerative colitis is part of a category of diseases called inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and it presents with inflammation in the lining of the large intestine, specifically the colon and sometimes the re**um. The lining becomes inflamed due to small wounds or ulcers, which then produce mucus a… 02/05/2015

How to nurture your cardiovascular health: What is cholesterol and how is it bad? Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance found in your body and many foods. Your body needs cholesterol to function normally and makes all that you need. Too much cholesterol can sometimes build up in your arteries. After a while, these deposits narrow your ar…

[01/31/15]   Join us for a free introductory Svaroopa yoga class with Sarah Scrivani on February 11th from 6-7pm! Email [email protected] to register! 01/08/2015

Enhance your Endocrine Health with Acupuncture! The endocrine system regulates the body through hormonal secretions. Cultivating your endocrine health, combined with proper nutrition and diet, can boost energy, improve appetite, reduce insomnia, relieve depression symptoms, improve circulation, relieve muscle aches and assist you in recovering fr…

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Acton, MA

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