Celebrating Singing Dragon's 15th Birthday

Celebrating fifteen yers of inspiring and empowering expert communities


In 2021, Singing Dragon is celebrating 15 years of inspiring, empowering, and connecting expert communities – and to mark the occasion, we are inviting you to our highly-anticipated, virtual, cross-disciplinary, professional event series.

For 15 years, we have dedicated ourselves to publishing ground-breaking resources and building relationships between our brilliant authors and valued communities, which has resulted in many market-leading texts on acupuncture, Chinese medicine, yoga and yoga therapy, nutrition, bodywork and more complementary health fields. We have been honoured to connect you (our readers) with leading experts in multi-disciplinary fields, to build relationships between practitioner and student and layperson and professional, and to expand access to complementary health modalities to audiences across the globe.

To celebrate this incredible milestone, we want to open the proverbial doors even wider.

Singing Dragon's Birthday Fourth Event

Menopause and Women’s Health: Cross-disciplinary conversations on whole person care for women

Bringing together some of the leading experts in yoga, yoga therapy and acupuncture, we invite you to join Dr. Brian Grosam, PhD, LAc., Petra Coveney, Shelly Prosko, PT, PYT, C-IAYT and Anneke Sips RN C-IAYT for an in-depth conversation about menopause and women’s health.

The expert panel will discuss menopause and women’s health through the lens of Chinese medicine, yoga, and bodywork. They will explore how these systems differ from Western medicine frameworks and what they can offer as whole-person approaches to mental and physical wellbeing. Fresh approaches and treatment strategies for specific women’s health issues will be presented and their complexities debated.

This session will benefit anyone working with women’s health. Whether your background is in yoga therapy, acupuncture, Chinese medicine or bodywork the session will offer practical takeaways to implement in your practice.

Early bird tickets are £10 available until November 10th (midnight UK time). Full price tickets are £15 and are available after this date. PayPal account required.

Date: Nov 18, 2021

Time: 4:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM GMT

Register Here! 


About the Speakers

Brian Grosam PhD, LAc , Writer, Lecturer and Acupuncture Practitioner at Sun Acupuncture

Dr. Grosam has a Master’s degree in Chinese medicine and PhD in Acupuncture. He was professor at American Academy of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AAAOM) where he taught acupuncture for five years, has written and lectured on hot flashes and menopausal transition at Western and Chinese medicine symposiums, and teaches online continuing education on a range of subjects. Dr. Grosam is a member of the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine, a licensed acupuncturist in the state of Minnesota, a Diplomate of Chinese Medicine from the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, and a member of the North American Menopause Society. Dr. Grosam runs Sun Acupuncture acupuncture and Chinese medicine clinic in Minnesota with his wife Pamela.

Petra Coveney, Senior Teacher, Trainer and Founder at Menopause Yoga™

Petra Coveney is the founder and creator of Menopause Yoga™, the world's first specific style of yoga practice and teacher training course to support women on their journey from peri-menopause to post-menopause. Petra is a Senior Teacher and Trainer for the British Wheel of Yoga and Yoga Alliance Professionals, and has been a member of the British Menopause Society for health practitioners since 2017. She lives in Hove, UK.

Shelly Prosko, PT, PYT, C-IAYT, Physiotherapist, Yoga Therapist, Author, Speaker and Educator at PhysioYoga 

Shelly is a physiotherapist, yoga therapist, educator, author and pioneer of PhysioYoga with over 23 years of experience integrating yoga into physiotherapy within a variety of specialty areas including chronic or persistent pain, pelvic health and professional burnout. She guest lectures at numerous yoga therapy and physiotherapy schools, presents at yoga and medical conferences globally, contributes to academic research and writing, provides mentorship to professionals, and offers onsite and online courses and resources for yoga and healthcare practitioners and the general population. She considers herself a lifelong student and emphasizes the immense value gained from clinical experience and learning from the patients she serves, the professionals she teaches, and the colleagues with which she collaborates. Shelly has written book chapters in yoga therapy and integrative rehabilitation textbooks and is the co-editor/author of the textbook Yoga and Science in Pain Care: Treating the Person in Pain. She maintains a clinical practice in Sylvan Lake, Canada and believes compassion is the foundation of healthcare and overall well-being. Visit www.physioyoga.ca to learn more.

Anneke Sips RN, C-IAYT, Yoga Teacher and Therapist and Registered Nurse, Company: Network Yoga Therapy

Anneke is a Registered Nurse (RN) and has worked in psychiatry since 1998. She is one of the first accredited yoga therapists (C-IAYT) in The Netherlands and founder of Network Yoga Therapy, its The Bridge online membership and The Yoga Therapy Conference in Amsterdam. She is a keynote speaker herself and builds bridges in the field of yoga as well in the area of mental health. Her expertise can be found in applied philosophy and yoga for mental health, especially trauma and psychosis. Besides seeing many people in therapy sessions, she designs and offers Integrative Yoga Therapy programs and trains doctors and other healthcare professionals to create an ecosystem of sustainable solutions for health and wellbeing.