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What is Acupuncture? How does it work?
Acupuncture is one of the most widely used therapies in the world.
It's a powerful tool to promote health and generate more
self-awareness. It's a safe and effective treatment for many illnesses.
Our goal is to provide a group environment in which people who have traditionally been marginalized, pathologized, and/or excluded from therapy can participate in non-hierarchical, non-judgmental, anti-oppressive therapeutic experience.
Upcoming 8 week program starts September 19, 2009.
Register by Sept 12
Saturdays 10am-1:00pm: Yoga session 1.5hrs; Therapy session 1.5hrs.
When your thoughts are racing with "If only" and "What if?", your shoulders are up by your ears, your rib cage is caving in, sleeping has been replaced by pacing and your world is shrinking by the minute taking this sound advice becomes more than a little bit daunting.
Soothe your fearful mind and stressed body with this supportive program that combines the benefits of group therapy with the know-how of yoga practices.
i started seeing susanda some time ago as i had won a gift certificate to
six degrees community. i had been undergoing private acupuncture for years
previous however it was getting cost prohibitive. i was immediately
impressed with the space but more importantly i really enjoyed the concept
and approach to healing as well as instantly liking the person who was
going to be sticking needles into me!! that is very important to me.
community acupuncture has allowed me to enjoy and reap the benefits from
In Chinese medicine Blood is a condensed a dense form of Qi. It is derived from the food we eat and air we breathe. The Spleen, Lungs and Heart all aid in production of Blood.
Blood provides nourishment and moisture to the entire body. It provides the fuel for movement and keeps muscles, skin and hair healthy. Having sufficient blood also nourishes the mind and keeps our reactions and memory sharp.
If your memory is poor, skin, hair and nails dull and limbs weak and fatigued Blood deficiency may be involved.
The language of an acupuncturist can be baffling. "Something's wrong with my kidneys? Do I have stones? My Spleen is giving me hemorrhoids? What's a san jiao and where is it?"
We're hoping to clear this up a bit.
Cultures have different versions of god, gender, food, and behavior to name a few. They often overlap but are sometimes different. The same can be said with how the body works, is described and perceived.
The language of an acupuncturist often baffles folks. “Something’s wrong with my kidneys? Do I have stones? My Spleen’s giving me hemorrhoids? What’s a san jiao and where is it?”
We’re hoping to clear this up a bit
Cultures have different versions of god, gender, food, and behavior to name a few. They can overlap but are sometimes different. They same and be said with how the body works, described and perceived.
Canadian Community Acupuncture Network (CCAN)
CCAN is a nonprofit organization of practitioners, clients and supporters of the practice, promotion and development of community acupuncture in Canada.
CCAN is in the process of developing
-Clinic/ Practitioner listings
-On-line community acupuncture forum for dialogue and support
-Resource list for community acupuncturists and clients
Emotional and Mental Health
By Susanda Yee, Community Acupuncturist
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