Traditional Chinese Medicine

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…

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….

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 Acupunks Fall Season Tips
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H&H Acupunks Fall Season Tips

As much as we’d like to ignore it, summer has gradually been winding down with shorter days, chillier evenings and leaves start to show their fall colours. This is also a time to begin the process of nesting, winding down from the warm, expansive, social season of summer as well as reaping the abundance of harvest….

Sarah & David’s Summer Season Tips!
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Sarah & David’s Summer Season Tips!

According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, summer is associated with the fire element and corresponds to the Heart organ system. During the summer months, both our environment and our bodies are filled with Yang energy. This is a time of heat, movement, activity, abundance and socializing within our community. In contrast, winter often brings a pull…

Sarah & David’s Spring Season Tips
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Sarah & David’s Spring Season Tips

Spring is the time of renewal, growth and new beginnings. According to the philosophy of Five Elements of Chinese Medicine, spring corresponds to the “Wood” element, which correlates to the Liver and Gallbladder energies. The Liver is responsible for the smooth flowing of Qi (energy) throughout the body. When the liver functions smoothly, physical and…