This care session was offered in conjunction with “Simone Leigh: The Waiting Room.” Community acupuncture is a growing approach to providing accessible, cost-effective treatment to groups of people in a soothing, shared environment. Participants were separated by folding screens for privacy and treated together for twenty-minute acupuncture sessions.
Julia Bennett is a board-certified, licensed acupuncturist whose particular passion is community health and the health concerns of women, with an emphasis on working with women who have tested positive for HIV and AIDS. Bennett believes that one of the greatest health challenges of our humanity involves addressing wellness as a birthright.
All care sessions were open to the public free of charge and took place on the Fifth Floor of the Museum.