Community Acupuncture

Community Acupuncture fundraiser in benefit of International Committee of the Red Cross
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Community Acupuncture fundraiser in benefit of International Committee of the Red Cross

Heart & Hands would like to do our part in raising funds for the ongoing humanitarian crisis taking place in Gaza, the West Bank and other regions of the illegally occupied Palestinian Territories. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) was specifically selected as they provide relief efforts on the ground in numerous conflict zones globally,…

How to use our Invisible Receptionist
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How to use our Invisible Receptionist

One of the key systems of how we operate our Community Acupuncture practice is the all important Invisible Receptionist (IR). Our IR has been through multiple versions of refinement over the past 13 years, we feel at this point, our system is pretty dialed, including being almost entirely paperless – it serves 3 important purposes:…

$25 Cash Happy Hour is BACK on Thursdays!

$25 Cash Happy Hour is BACK on Thursdays!

We’ve brought happy hour back to Thursdays with the start of Jaay (Jade) Kulhawy-Bartlett, R.Ac.’s new hours! And not to worry, our Happy Hour is still available on Tuesdays with Sarah Strohan, R.TCMP.! 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…

November – January: Supporting our Victoria-area Farmers, 2nd Edition!

November – January: Supporting our Victoria-area Farmers, 2nd Edition!

This promotion was a popular success when we ran it for the first time over the 2022-2023 season, so let’s do this again! We are living in increasingly uncertain times between climate emergency, growing socio-economic inequality, supply chain issues and food insecurity. It is with this in mind that we wanted to thank our unsung…

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

A HUGE thanks to all the acu-nappers who joined our napping party Sept 7, 14, 21 and 28!Esp with the rising numbers of cancellations due to illness, this was no small feat! Not only did you support yourselves, you also supported a vital community resource that provides low barrier access to food at a particularly…

Lower Cost Trial Run Community Acupuncture with Jaay (Jade) Kulhawy-Bartlett, R.Ac.!

Lower Cost Trial Run Community Acupuncture with Jaay (Jade) Kulhawy-Bartlett, R.Ac.!

We are excited to add a new acupunk to our busy, bustling Community Acupuncture schedule. To ensure things run smoothly, we are launching a few weeks of “trial run” shifts for Jade to find her groove and work out the kinks, prior to transitioning into our regular $30-60 sliding scale sessions! From October 16th to…

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…