Community events

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Community Acupuncture: Ideal for those who roll on two-wheels

At Heart & Hands Health Collective, we are a Community Acupuncture clinic that loves our bikes! Community Acupuncture (CA) sessions are in a supportive group setting at sliding scale rates ($20-40). Cycling is integral to getting us practitioners and our gear around town, and because many of our clients walk or cycle to their appointments,…

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Bee Green Magazine Interview: Meet Heart & Hands Health Collective

A lovely little excerpt from Bee Green’s Danielle Hobbs & Jennifer Davies interview with Christina Chan, R.Ac. A feeling of warmth and comfort enveloped me as I walked into Heart and Hands Health Collective to meet Christina Chan, owner of the business whose core model is community acupuncture.  Jennifer, my colleague, asked Christina if they…

A call to action & a lesson about UN-neighbourliness

A call to action & a lesson about UN-neighbourliness

**WORK PARTY #2, SUNDAY Feb. 10, 12-4pm!! This event is on facebook!** UPDATE: we have received notification that we are off the hook for any potential fines due to the condition of the yard…now to communicate a message of neighbourliness to our “neighbours”… We have made substantial progress in cleaning up the back with dreams…

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Heart & Hands, meet Dark Lab Studios…

Heart & Hands is tickled pink to be forever immortalized in comic book form courtesy of Trevor Burnett of Dark Lab Studios. We hope to host a little soiree in the new year to commemorate the mounting of the original artwork that was unveiled at our recent Dec. 15th Silent Auction FUNdraiser. And there are…

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Heart & Hands is not for sale, you cannot buy things that are priceless

Those who have been in my company know that I *should* really be catching up on sleep, but I shot out of bed this morning, compelled to get these thoughts and feelings out of my head and into writing. In the past few months I have experienced the sobering and spirit-crushing reality of what is…

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Wing Chun: Insights from a Community Acupuncturist

“What’s Wing Chun? Oh, you mean its a type of Kung Fu? Oh really? I thought acupuncturists were all mellow and Zen and stuff. So you mean you don’t do yoga?” As a community acupuncturist, my work is intentional, carefully calculated, supportive and oh so vewy, vewy quiet. I spend my week using my inside…