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CAMA Autumn Offerings

Community Acupuncture of Mt Airy


A FREE Food Education Film Series

Sundays at 6:45pm,
followed by discussion and healthy snacks

As a thank you for registering, 
if you're new to CAMA
receive a coupon for
$10 off our already affordable health care services!


Have you been curious about the impact of your food choices on 
your health, the animals and the planet?


Join other like-minded folks for a stimulating evening

Click here to register for one or more FREE viewings
Seating Limited: Registration Required!



November 15th

Peaceable Kingdom: The Journey Home explores the struggle of conscience experienced by several people from traditional farming backgrounds. A riveting documentary of transformation and healing, their stories portray these farmers’ amazing connections with the animals under their care. This film also provides insight into the social, psychological and economic forces that affect all of us and inform our food choices.


November 22nd

Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead is an inspiring film that chronicles one person’s mission to regain his health. With doctors and conventional medicines unable to help long-term, our hero turns to the only option left: the body’s ability to heal itself. What emerges is an inspiring tale of healing and human connection. This film presents an unconventional and uplifting story of how each of us can ultimately save ourselves and the planet with the food choices we make.


December 6th

Vegucated is a documentary that follows three meat- and cheese-loving New Yorkers who agree to adopt a vegan diet for six weeks. They have no idea that so much more than steak is at stake and that the planet’s fate may fall on their plates. Before long, they find themselves risking everything to expose an industry they supported just weeks before. Vegucated showcases the rapid and at times comedic evolution of three people who are trying their darnedest to change in a culture that seems dead set against it.



Click here to register for one or more FREE viewings
Seating Limited: Registration Required!



Come learn about the effectiveness of Acupuncture and hear the latest research!

Curious Video


Even if you're an acupuncture convert, come hear this fascinating talk about the latest acupuncture studies and how many different conditions it treats effectively.


New This Term, Status Report on:

        • * State of the US Healthcare System
          * The War on Cancer
        • * The Importance of Nutrition for preventing and treating illness


Sunday evening, March 20th, 7:30-9pm at CAMA.


Cost $20.


Click here to pre-register for only $15!
(no refunds for early-bird specials)




Coming in December 2013 at CAMA: d


Focus & Empower Your Heart's Purpose with Sankalpa®
presented by inspirational teacher & artist Sigal Brier

Sunday December 15, 1-4pm


How long has it been since you spent time at the wellspring of your heart?


Sankalpa in Hindi means heart's purpose.


Relax and learn to welcome the mystery of your heart's wisdom with skillful self-inquiry, relaxation and meditation. Release tension and stress and relax into a sense of well-being and peace of mind. Get inspired and take home new methods to support you in restoring joy, and energize body and mind for a happier and more fulfilling life.


$55 Includes:

  a 3 hour mini-retreat,
  Sankalpa® necklace &
  meditation practice


Space is limited please sign up by 12/11 by

calling 937-598-9444.


No yoga or meditation experience is required.


Come as you are--all are welcome!


More info and testimonials at www.zigizen.com



Do You Want Acupuncture covered by Medicare?

If you "sign the petition" by clicking on it on the White House's WethePeople web site by Feb 10, Medicare could reimburse you for your care.


First you need to create an account here, then

Click here to "sign" the petition


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CAMA in the NEWS!

May 31 , 2015:

CAMA Celebrates its 10th Anniversary

CAMA staff Photo


Watch a video of Elise giving a special talk about her plans for the next 10 years and expressed her gratitude to staff and patients who have contributed to making CAMA what it is today.

Thank you Mt. Airy for 10 great years!

Mar 26 , 2015:

Chestnut Hill Local: CAMA's tenth anniversary, and conversion to a Wellness Center was reported.

CAMA in ChestnutHill Local

Oct 4 , 2014:

Healthy Woman Empowered for Life Conference

Elise was honored to be asked to speak at a conference held at New Covenant Church Campus. Over 600 people attended to learn about health issues for women.


Apr 7 , 2014:
NewsWorks:Philly Spring Cleanup Day On Saturday, volunteers fanned out across Northwest Philadelphia as part of the 7th annual Philly Spring Cleanup Day. NewsWorks stopped by several locations to share details from the sprucing-up effort...

Mt Airy BID Board member Elise Rivers mulches one of the numerous tree wells on Germantown Ave during Philly Spring Cleanup efforts. (Jana Shea/for Newsworks)

Jul 21, 2013: NewsWorks: Mt. Airy business works to be part of community improvements Owner of Community Acupunture of Mt. Airy (CAMA), Elise Rivers is passionate about not only building a successful business, but giving back back to the community where she works and lives...
Sep 24 , 2012:

NewsWorks: Northwest Philadelphia wins big in City Gardens contest

MBID Video

See video of Elise's presentation to the Mt Airy Business Improvement District about winning this award. See Before/After photos here.

Jul 18, 2012: ChestnutHillLocal: Lovett Park Plans
Jul 13, 2012: NewsWorks: Could Mt. Airy have the best garden in Philadelphia?
Jul 06, 2012: Philadelphia Magazine's BeWellPhilly has article about Community Acupuncture.
Dec 09, 2010: CAMA benches dedicated at William Allen Plaza. Click here for story in Mt. Airy Independent, and pictured in the Chestnut Hill Local.
Sep 23, 2010: CAMA described in the Chestnut Hill Local
Feb 18,2010:
Jan 06, 2005: CAMA was the first to bring this style of cost-efficient ($30-$45) acupuncture to Philadelphia (see newspaper clipping)




I've been shouting my recommendation of CAMA from the rooftops. The impact of acupuncture on my life has been profound.


THANK YOU for CAMA - the affordable pricing is what is allowing me to experience it.
                     V.C.--October 2011



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6782 Germantown Ave
(just south of Carpenter Lane)

Mt. Airy, Philadelphia, PA 19119




Monday 9:30am-9pm
Tues 12:30pm-9pm
Wed 10am-9pm
Thurs 10am-9pm
Fri 10am-2pm

Sat 10-2pm

Sun 11-3pm

All of us at Community Acupuncture of Mt. Airy (take a virtual tour of CAMA) are excited to welcome you to become part of our healing center! Elise Rivers and her growing staff of acupuncturists, herbologists, fertility specialists and healers were the first to bring this style of cost-efficient ($30-$45) acupuncture to Philadelphia (see newspaper clipping) when we were a walk-in clinic way back in January 2005. We were also recently featured in the Chestnut Hill Local in March 2015 .


We are committed to providing affordable healthcare that eliminates both the broken health care system's red tape and the insurance companies' inappropriate authority over your care. We want you to have the choice of an affordable, compassionate, effective, preventative, acute and chronic ailment care alternative; including: acupuncture, herbs and self-care education. We are an alternative for those who are insured, underinsured or not insured.

If the issues you're dealing with are complex and long standing, a session at Elise's private practice, Moon River Acupuncture, may be appropriate, please call for a free phone consultation.