ITEA Calendar:


ITEA offers continuing education and professional development for CF-EA practitioners, as well as informative offerings and events for the community, tours and preview days for prospective students and classroom space rental for hosting events and gatherings.

Continuing Education and
Professional Development

Advance your knowledge and wisdom of this medicine while connecting with other practitioners. Earn NCCAOM PDA credits, learn from leaders in Classical Five-Element Acupuncture and be part of the ITEA legacy.

For the CF-EA Acupuncture Community


Patient Consults with Hilary Skellon

Join Hilary Skellon for a two-day seminar live at ITEA
June 1st and 2nd
9 am to 5:30 pm
14 PDAs

Practitioner Registration fee: $275
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  • 4 patients will be seen each day, with time for questions and future treatment planning
  • Participants are invited to submit patients with challenging case histories or for CF confirmation
  • Opportunities for participants to interact with or treat patients
  • Time for Q & A
  • Space is limited to 20 people

Patient Consult fee: $125
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Upcoming Events

May Consult Opportunities for Patients

  • May 11, 2024 at ITEA with Hilary Skellon
  • 3 patients needed for video recorded consultation as part of Clinical training
  • Special rate of $100 per patient
  • Inquire here

Save the Date – VII Official Review and Spirits of Points

  • July 13, 2024
  • Hilary will host an online-only class
  • Official Review of VII
  • Spirits of the Points on VII 1-20
  • More info and registration to come

New Podcast

What’s the Point?! 

Follow along with hosts, Ben Worsley & Gabriella Doran, as they discuss Five Element Acupuncture, what it is, how it works & what exactly is the point in doing it?!

These episodes are educational, entertaining, and provide some insightful info into this system of medicine for anyone from lifelong practitioners to curious prospective clients and intrigued students.

Schedule a Tour

Visit ITEA  — For Prospective Students

Register for our May 2024 Preview Day here

Discover what the Institute of Taoist Education and Acupuncture has to offer, and what to expect as a future practitioner of Five-Element acupuncture.

Learn how this form of acupuncture, based on nature and its laws, can heal and return the world to balance, one person at a time. Tour the ITEA campus and speak with current students and faculty.

Attend an upcoming Preview Day, watch a summary of Preview Day, or sit in on our classes. Have an inside look at why studying at ITEA is so meaningful, both personally and professionally.

Free Weekly Clinic for All

Every Wednesday from 4:30-6 pm
Free AcuDetox for the community

Online Preview Day

Save the Date

Official Review of VII on July 13, 2024
Online PDA
More info and registration to come

LEAF Community

For 2023 LEAF participants
Attend a special class in Spring 2024
Check your email for more information

Clinical Observation

Observation in the Clinic is re-opening!

Clinical Observation at the ITEA Clinic with Hilary Skellon or other senior practitioners and Supervisors is for CF-EA practitioners wanting to return to a deeper involvement in the basics of our simple and effective discipline.
Learn a little at a time, or focus on a single aspect of Five Element Acupuncture and learn when your circumstances permit, during regular ITEA clinic hours.

$15 per hour as of September 1, 2023
PDAs/CEUs: Equal to the number of hours spent observing

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