SUNDAY Staff Changes for June!

A heads-up to our SUNDAY nappers,
a few staff changes happening in June:

  • SUNDAY June 4, 10am – 3pm: Susan poking
  • SUNDAY June 11, 10am – 3pm: Stefanie poking
  • SUNDAY June 18: CLOSED, find us at Car Free Day!
    (we’ll be at Douglas x Cormorant St.)
  • SUNDAY June 25, 10am – 3pm: Christina poking
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June 1st – 30th: Summer Acupuncture Seat Sales!

Find out more about this affordable & convenient promotion!
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May is Bring a Friend Month!

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SUNDAY April 30: Acu-Sonics Event

Join Mareena Dufault, Acupuncturist and owner of White Bear Medicine, and certified sound healing practitioner, Astaria, Light of Sound, for a unique healing blend of acupuncture and sound medicine at Heart & Hands Health Collective on
SUNDAY April 30th, 4:00 – 6:00pm.

This potent healing session will bring peace and clarity to all aspects of your being, whilst allowing your body to settle into a deeply relaxed state. Release all tension, anxiety, and stress and make space for more of what you truly desire.

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March 15th – April 15th: Hump Day Draw!!

We want to see you in a chair on Wednesday mornings!

Get over that mid week slump by coming in for an acu-nap on Wednesday mornings and your name will be put in a draw to win a FREE 3 punch pass to redeem for community acupuncture!

TO ENTER: come in between 10am-2pm on any or all Wednesdays between March 15- April 15th. Your name can be entered up to five times!

or call, 250-590-3185

*Find this event on Facebook!

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From Jenny McCartney, Medical Herbalist, formula of the Month: Digest

If you’ve perused the front shelves of the
Heart & Hand’s lob
by and been curious about some of the tinctures being sold, then you’ll know that it can be hard to choose!  This month I want to give some words of description to one of my simplest and most dependable tinctures: The digestive elixir!  

When you begin to learn about herbs for digestive health, you’ll be quick to notice that the list of digestive herbs looks a lot like your spice cabinet and your standard herbal teas (ex. chamomile and peppermint).  Digestive issues are some of the most common ailments, and the herbs used to treat these ailments are some of the most well known herbs that many of us already have a relationship with. Virtually any spice in your cupboard has a digestion promoting quality to it, which is pretty neat.  This particular digestive formula is made up of Fenugreek, Cardamom, Fennel and Citrus. 

Most of the herbs in our spice cabinets, such as: turmeric, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, fenugreek, cardamom, fennel, thyme, and oregano, support our digestive system to be warm, moving and dryish.  This means that formulas like my own are great for common indigestion that is characterized by bloating, gas, heaviness, bogginess and lack of appetite.  There are, however, as many types of digestive ailments as there are people; some require moist demulcent herbs like marshmallow, or cool, bitter herbs; so do remember that one size does not fit all.  For this reason, it can be a good idea to consult with you herbalist.

Jenny McCartney, Medical Herbalist
herbal@heartandhandscommunity.ca
250-508-8160

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SUNDAY March 26: Light of Sound Event

Join Mareena Dufault, Acupuncturist and owner of White Bear Medicine, and certified sound healing practitioner, Astaria, Light of Sound, for a unique healing blend of acupuncture and sound medicine at Heart & Hands Health Collective on
Sunday March 26th.

This potent healing session will bring peace and clarity to all aspects of your being, whilst allowing your body to settle into a deeply relaxed state. Release all tension, anxiety, and stress and make space for more of what you truly desire.

Purchase tickets BELOW, there are two offerings –
find these events on Facebook
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> SUNDAY Mar. 26th, 3:00 – 5:00pm afternoon session
> SUNDAY Mar. 26th, 6:00 – 8:00pm evening session

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April is Food Drive Month!

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Acupuncture on SUNDAYS, starting in April!

At last…you can get your acu-nap fix on Sundays…We are ecstatic about finally offering Community Acupuncture on SUNDAYS!

Acu-punk Mareena Dufault, R.Ac., will be serving up the naps from 10am – 2pm, starting Sunday April 2nd!

The schedule will shift to 10am – 3pm, starting in May.
We hope it will make it even MORE convenient to get the self-care you need to stay happy and healthy 7 days a week!

or call, 250-590-3185

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SUNDAY Mar. 26: Intro to Chinese Medicine Diet Therapy

Pre-register to reserve your spot,
Drop by the front desk or Eventbrite - Take Home TCM: Intro to Chinese Medicine Diet Therapy
Find out more about our Take Home TCM Workshop Series!

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