BENNINGTON - The Stram Center for Integrative Medicine is continuing to grown their health and wellness services with the addition of acupuncturist Ana del Rosal. Del Rosal is a Vermont State Licensed and Nationally Board Certified Acu punc turist (NCCAOM). She focuses on stress reduction, pain management, gastrointestinal disorders, mood disorders, allergies, women's health, and fibromyalgia. The Stram Center will also now be offering Community Acupuncture on Tuesday's led by del Rosal. Community acupuncture provides a unique, serene and supportive group atmosphere, offering effective acupuncture techniques for a broad range of health concerns at a reduced rate.

Del Rosal earned her Master's of Science in Acupuncture (MSAc) from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in New York City and studied Holistic Nutrition at New York's Institute of Integrative Nutrition and the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition. Prior to becoming an acupuncturist, Ana taught Pilates and yoga. In 2003, she was featured in Discovery Channel's "10 Years Younger."

The Stram Center for Integrative Medicine, founded by Dr. Ronald Stram, is a collaboration of healing arts practitioners dedicated to serving the well-being of their patients, families and community. It is their mission to integrate the best of all therapeutic modalities in a safe, effective and respectful manner, with the intent to nurture natural healing and promote balance and well-being.

The Stram Center for Integrative Medicine; providing primary care, naturopathic medicine, nutritional supplements, acupuncture, and medical massage; is located at 530 Main Street (rear entrance) in Bennington. For more information on community acupuncture and Ana del Rosal's hours and services, visit their website at www.stramcenter.com or call 802-445-3152.