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An essential factor in my well-being

An essential factor in my well-being

An essential factor in my well-being. I originally started coming to Heart & Hands a few years ago for acupuncture treatments to help with tension migraines, which I had suffered from my whole life. With regular treatments, those migraines have become basically non-existent. I also participate in sports (powerlifting and pole dance) which are hard…

It’s been an instrumental place that continues to support me in both my emotional and physical body

It’s been an instrumental place that continues to support me in both my emotional and physical body

What a gem of a place H&H has been for me! I went to Christina for the first time in November 2022 while they had their farmer promo after experiencing a big burn out and some big life transitions. I felt like a shell of a human upon entering and left feeling so validated and…

H&H and Green Muse Collab: Chinese Tea Eggs
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H&H and Green Muse Collab: Chinese Tea Eggs

Eggs are a nutritious, versatile, magical ingredient and here is one way to spice them up, making them more flavorful and digestible! This is also the perfect opportunity to showcase some beautiful, organic and fair trade spices carried by our wonderful friends at Green Muse Herbs (located at 1038 Fort St), which are featured in…

I also really appreciate their policies around wearing masks, it helps me feel much safer as an immune-compromised person and really illustrates H&H’s commitment to caring for their community.

I also really appreciate their policies around wearing masks, it helps me feel much safer as an immune-compromised person and really illustrates H&H’s commitment to caring for their community.

I have been coming to Heart & Hands for just a couple of months, and already I notice a difference in my overall wellbeing. I have been struggling with chronic pain for most of my life due to endometriosis. Before my first visit, I completed a detailed intake form and Christina had already done some…

Workshop: Supporting Immunity with Traditional Chinese Medicine
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Workshop: Supporting Immunity with Traditional Chinese Medicine

Sunday March 24th, 1:00 – 3:00pm Sliding scale $10-20, 12 spots availableHeart & Hands Health Collective, 851 Cormorant St. Facilitated by Christina Chan, R.Ac. & Jaay (Jade) Kulhawy-Bartlett, R.Ac.*Hand-outs and a moxa stick provided, please bring a pen and your curiosity! MASKING REQUIRED – we are prioritizing the health and safety of our staff and…

Community Acupuncture fundraiser in support of Community Food Support Victoria, 2nd Edition!
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Community Acupuncture fundraiser in support of Community Food Support Victoria, 2nd Edition!

For the month of March, we are continuing our support of this important organization in Lekwungen Territories! With ever-increasing socio-economic inequality and inflation, it’s getting more and more difficult for households to keep food on the table. What better reason for our tiny business rooted in the spirit of mutual aid and access to all…

A little more about Christina…

A little more about Christina…

Hello community! I hope this finds you relatively well. What a wild time to be alive! 2024 will be a year of integrating the accumulated learning, refining and practicing that took place over previous year. Having completed the Balance System Acupuncture certification in November 2023 with the esteemed Dr Sonia Tan, I continue building on…

Lunar New Year Tang Yuan to support the Kidneys
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Lunar New Year Tang Yuan to support the Kidneys

This is another childhood favorite that I enjoyed during colder months, an especially popular dessert that we ate during Lunar New Year. These sticky rice dumplings (tang yuan), filled with slightly sweet black sesame and walnut paste, floating in a fragrant sweet ginger syrup are chewy, texturally satisfying, easily digestible and warming for your insides….