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Pokes for pregnancy: Community Acupuncture for happy, healthy mothers & babies

In a nutshell, Community Acupuncture is high volume acupuncture provided in a supportive group setting, points mainly on the arms and legs, at sliding scale rates – at Heart & Hands, our rates are $20-$50/session. It makes acupuncture an accessible … Continue reading

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Community Acupuncture 101: A Guide for aspiring students & practitioners

This article was originally published in the TCMABC Summer 2013 Currents Newsletter, which is no longer in circulation. Information-filled, this is a wonderful and brief introduction to our bread and butter, Community Acupuncture, which can be many things, but primarily … Continue reading

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Community Acupuncture, deconstructed.

At Heart & Hands, we’re pretty passionate about supporting the Community Acupuncture movement as it is an authentic and sustainable way to support our community as well as ourselves. This is article will hopefully deconstruct the finer details of why … Continue reading

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Herb of the Month: Devil’s Club, Oplopanax Horridum

I just finished tincturing my spring-harvested Devil’s Club roots, much of which I will use in my ‘Guardian’ tincture formula (sold at Heart & Hands), and so I figured I’d feature this very special herb in June’s newsletter!  Without further … Continue reading

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So how often should I get poked? A simple guide to treatment frequency.

                Here is a range of recommended treatment frequencies. The frequency of treatment is dependent on a variety of factors including health history, severity, season and/or climate, age, gender as well as how … Continue reading

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o shatavari, herbal empress

Shatavari’s blessing is not one of spiritual transcendence, or a blessing from high above, but a kind of embodiedness that brings us into the fat exuberance of being here; teaching us that heaven is neither below us or above us … Continue reading

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To cleanse or not to cleanse, that is the question…

This autumn, there has been an increasing number of clients who are telling me, “I’m thinking of doing cleanse”… And then, I spend a bit of time talking them out of it. As a Chinese Medicine practitioner, what are my … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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A testimonial by Kyla :)

About a year ago I developed a hormone imbalance which was really affecting my ability to function at work and even to enjoy everyday life. I wanted to get treatment but I was reluctant to resort to western medicine since … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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