Guest Profile: Brendan Kelly

Brendan practices acupuncture and western and Chinese herbal medicine at the clinic he co-founded, Jade Mountain Wellness, in Burlington, VT and has been practicing full-time for over 10 years. Brendan has a BA from Swarthmore College in Political Science and a master’s degree in acupuncture from the Academy for Five Element Acupuncture (AFEA). He speaks on a wide variety of topics in a wide variety of settings, including on climate change, other environmental and social issues, Chinese medicine, acupuncture, herbal medicine and internal practices like Tai Chi and Qi Gong. He is an adjunct professor at Johnson State College and on the faculty at AFEA and has a been a guest lecturer at colleges and universities nationally, including Yale University, the University of Vermont, Goddard College and Montana State University.

Brendan is a long-time student and practitioner of Tai Chi Ch’uan, having studied with internationally recognized teacher and practitioner Wolfe Lowenthal weekly for 10 years. He was authorized to teach by Wolfe, who was a senior student of Cheng Man Ch’ing, the creator of the Yang style short form.

Brendan was also the founder and primary instructor of an outdoor based western herbal school, and teaches about harvesting and using wild plants for food and medicine and herbal medicine preparation. He continues to work integrating the potency of local, western medicinal plants with the depth of Chinese medicine. Before practicing Chinese medicine, Brendan was an environmental activist and organizer, and continues to be involved with environmental and social issues.

Website: www.personalasecological.com

Brendan Kelly's Shows:

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Dec 20, 2016

ENCORE:Author of The Yin and Yang of Climate Crisis makes the case for our connection to the planet and how working on ourselves can make a difference on our health as well as the planet's.

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Jun 24, 2016

Author of The Yin and Yang of Climate Crisis makes the case for our connection to the planet and how working on ourselves can make a difference on our health as well as the planet's.

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Oct 26, 2015

Chinese Medicine expert is the author of The Yin and Yang of Climate Crisis - Healing Personal, Cultural, and Ecological Imbalance. He adds a whole new level of consciousness and understanding to our connection to the planet.

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