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$25 Cash Happy Hour now on Mondays & continues on Thursdays!

$25 Cash Happy Hour now on Mondays & continues on Thursdays!

With the cost of living rising and that we have a few quieter times in our Community Acupuncture schedule, we wanted to make it a little more affordable for our client base to continue accessing our vital services. This is also a good opportunity to remind our community about the cost of debit and credit…

Seeking community-minded practitioners to join our team at Heart & Hands Health Collective!

Seeking community-minded practitioners to join our team at Heart & Hands Health Collective!

Our practice is expanding and we are seeking a variety of community-minded practitioners to join our team! We are looking for individuals who are social justice oriented, and interested in working with populations that may not have extended health benefits and/or those who are typically under-served by many holistic health services in Victoria. Heart &…

May is Bring-a-Friend (or your Mom) Month

May is Bring-a-Friend (or your Mom) Month <3

This is an opportunity to reward our client base for their valuable word of mouth! And also a way to treat the important maternal figures in your life to some well-deserved TLC. So if you have that partner/friend/classmate/coworker (or mom) who keeps complaining about XYZ issue…maybe book yourself + them in for discounted acu-naps! This…

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We’re thrilled to announce the arrival of our beautiful son

Dear Friends & Family Everywhere,  We’re thrilled to announce the arrival of our beautiful son.  C.M.P. was born at home as planned on Wednesday, May 29 at 7:42 a.m. weighing 8 lbs 1 ounce. Instant remarks by both Jasper and I were that he looks just like Roe.  Roe loves giving her little brother hugs and…

Reno sneak peek #2: Noah Weaves…

Reno sneak peek #2: Noah Weaves…

Another reno sneak peek… Christina with the guidance of the talented @noahweaves have created something pretty special for the future Community Acupuncture room at 2612 Quadra St.  Using chicken wire, 100% wool roving from Alberta sheep and skillful, dextrous hands the two of them created dreamy, fluffy clouds. They will be used to conceal some of…

Heart & Hands has been an integral part of my self-care and health-care through multiple chapters of my life

Heart & Hands has been an integral part of my self-care and health-care through multiple chapters of my life

Heart & Hands has been an integral part of my self-care and health-care through multiple chapters of my life. I first visited Heart & Hands as a stressed, anxious and overwhelmed student in 2018, and continued to go through career & life changes. Though I no longer live in Victoria, each time I am in…

From Lekwungen Territories to the ancestral territory of the K’ómoks First Nation, a Community Acupuncture connection

From Lekwungen Territories to the ancestral territory of the K’ómoks First Nation, a Community Acupuncture connection

This thank you card was gifted to Christina by a new acupuncture grad, Erica, who had the opportunity to participate in clinical observation and run our front desk reception from October 2023 – February 2024. Dear Christina,It’s been a real pleasure working alongside you these past few months. Thank you for giving me the incredible…

Tuning into the Summer Season, by Jade (JO) Oswald, R.TCMP.!
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Tuning into the Summer Season, by Jade (JO) Oswald, R.TCMP.!

As the days get longer and the temperatures start to increase into the double digits we are well on our way to the hottest and brightest time of year, SUMMER! Here in the northern hemisphere summer is often recognized as starting at the moment the sun is farthest north or the “Summer Solstice” around June…

Is Cupping & Gua Sha right for you? Some clinical FAQs
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Is Cupping & Gua Sha right for you? Some clinical FAQs

With the profile of both cupping and gua sha being on the rise in media and medicine in recent years, many people are coming to Heart & Hands entirely new to experiencing these therapeutic modalities. It is both fun and rewarding to introduce people to these unique tools, and people often leave their first session…

I love that I receive care in a shared space with others from all walks of life
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I love that I receive care in a shared space with others from all walks of life

As a registered midwife new to this community, I had heard of Heart & Hands and recommended them to clients on local resource lists, but receiving care from their team has given me the opportunity to truly understand the incredible value of the care they provide our community. I have been fortunate to receive their…