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Supporting Immunity using Traditional Chinese Medicine: Workshop at Victoria Anarchist Book Fair
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Supporting Immunity using Traditional Chinese Medicine: Workshop at Victoria Anarchist Book Fair

Getcher MOXA ON and other such excellent immunity boosting strategies!! Learn some basics for supporting and building immunity based on centuries old ancestral traditions as part of the 18th Annual Victoria Anarchist Book Fair! Supporting Immunity using Traditional Chinese Medicine  Sunday Sept 24, 12:00-12:50pm (Outdoor tent, weather permitting) Cold and flu season is upon us…

H&H turns 13: enter our Humans of Heart & Hands Drive!

H&H turns 13: enter our Humans of Heart & Hands Drive!

Heart & Hands, our little clinic who could turns 13 on October 6th, 2023. OMG, we’ve made it through ANOTHER YEAR!! This October, we are inviting you to share with us your Humans of Heart & Hands stories.Tell us about the impact we have made in your lives during this global pandemic and did we mention…there’s a…

Unmasking Jade

Unmasking Jade

My name is Jaay (Jade) Kulhawy-Bartlett (she/her) I am a 14th generation settler to the lands of this continent, at the furthest extent of my genealogical history. My paternal grandmother’s line was primarily made up of 17th century colonizers of “New France” from France. My paternal grandfather’s line was a mix of 17th century British…

Poached pears for moistening the Lungs & Large Intestine!

Poached pears for moistening the Lungs & Large Intestine!

In TCM, the Lungs are a “tender organ”, kinda like Goldilocks ;) They prefer moderate conditions that are not too dry or moist and not too hot or cold. They are vulnerable to “external pathogens” such as viruses, bacteria, mold, but also other environmental particulate including pollen and under our current circumstances, the toxic particles…

Community Acupuncture fundraiser in support of Community Food Support Victoria!
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Community Acupuncture fundraiser in support of Community Food Support Victoria!

We’ve decided to kick off the school year by support another 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 to…

On Capitalism

On Capitalism

Community Acupuncture ain’t sexy, at times, it is honest, thankless and NECESSARY hard work. And I cannot deny, some weeks are challenging in our current economy, collective dysregulation and state of societal unrest.  As a Community Acupuncturist, I am committed to serving a portion of our community that is often excluded and priced out of…

DIY Electrolyte Drinks, courtesy of Sarah Strohan, R.TCMP.

DIY Electrolyte Drinks, courtesy of Sarah Strohan, R.TCMP.

With the weather getting very HOT this week it is important in addition to drinking enough fluids to also replenish all of the electrolytes that our body loses through sweat. Electrolytes are ion-rich minerals and salts that contribute to osmotic balance, they help our bodies optimize fluid levels. The primary electrolytes include sodium, potassium, calcium,…

There is no other space I feel safer or more supported to get poked, accept surrender, and feel release.

There is no other space I feel safer or more supported to get poked, accept surrender, and feel release.

My love for H&H began in November 2020 — a time when my body was wracked with anxiety and change. The tender care provided by Christina, David, and others at H&H left a strong impact on me, and I fell hard for the way that H&H not only brings people together through community care, but…