Hello! My name is Kelly Hopkins; I am a licensed acupuncturist and an RYT-200 yoga instructor. I became interested in acupuncture when I tried it in college as a means to relieve my headaches and neck pain. I loved it so much that I decided to veer from my plan to become a physician assistant and immerse myself in Chinese medicine!
I received my master’s degree in acupuncture from the New England School of Acupuncture, an affiliate of MCPHS University, where I studied both Chinese and Japanese styles of acupuncture, as well as orthopedic (trigger point) and auricular (ear) acupuncture.
I also hold an associate of science in radiography, and completed my BS in Health Sciences from the University of Southern Maine.
I continue to explore and learn about different styles of acupuncture that I can add to my practice, and was fortunate enough to study Esoteric Acupuncture, a system that helps to balance the chakras, with renowned acupuncturist and author Dr. Mikio Sankey.
Most recently, I fulfilled a personal goal of completing yoga teacher training at Emerald Yoga Studio, and became an RYT-200 in 2018. I love being able to bring movement and recommend poses to my patients, as well as teach classes in my spare time!
In addition to my office hours, you can find me running community acupuncture night at Body Blueprint in Cohasset on Thursday nights from 4-7. More info at bodyblueprintcenter.com.