Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Does acupuncture hurt? Acupuncture rarely 'hurts'. On occasion you may experience a dull ache around the base of the needle insertion. Points on the extremities, like toe or finger ends can sometimes be a little sharp, but the sensation is usually brief.

Q: How is the party structured with treatment? A party is set up similar to a yoga class, in a group setting where everyone receives treatment at the same time, in the same room.

Q: How long are the needles kept in? You will be treated with needles for approximately 30 minutes. This is a deeply relaxing time and many clients use the time to rest quiet in thought. Some relax, some pray, others meditate. 

Q: Do you perform a sterile needle technique? Absolutely. You and your guests health and safety is our primary concern. Each needle used is a disposable, one-time use needle contained within a protective cartridge. Alcohol prep pads are used to sterilize the area prior to treatment.

Q: Are smartphones permitted? The intention of Haven is to create a sanctuary and retreat away from the outside world. For this reason, smartphones are discouraged during treatment. With that being said, at the conclusion of treatment we encourage you to capture your relaxing experience through as many photos as you would like.

Q: What do I wear? Great news! This is by far the best party attire you may have encountered. Wear yoga clothes or whatever clothes you define as comfortable. There are some points around the knees that help harness your energy, so if this something you want to address, please wear pants that you can roll up.

Q: What do I bring? Bring a yoga mat and let Haven take care of the rest.

Q: Is it safe to receive acupuncture during pregnancy? Absolutely! It can help promote a healthier pregnancy and happy baby. We perform a side lying technique with extra bolsters for support to make the experience comfortable. Certain points are contraindicated during pregnancy, so make sure to inform your acupuncturist if you are expecting.

Q: Can I give the gift of Haven? Cheers for becoming the best gift-giver of all! Experiences can be gifted and prepaid via our website. Email us to customize your wishes!