Heart & Hands Health Collective

Our focus is providing compassionate and accessible services to our community. Our mission is to transform community health into community wealth. Acupuncture treatments offered in a supportive group setting at sliding scale rates. Community acupuncture is affordable and accessible health care.

Hey Christina, I’ve been starting a daily poetry practice. Yesterday I wrote one called ‘Heart & Hands’. And I just want to say thank you for the help you’ve provided to my emotional and physical health over the years. Here’s the poem:

Pockets of air Bubbling up Under my skin Building up walls Blocking energy Burning, bubbling Their weight Is heavy Infectious Carcinogenic masses I can’t reach Them Alone Please Are your needles handy? And are you feeling Precise? Precise enough To …

Hey Christina, I’ve been starting a daily poetry practice. Yesterday I wrote one called ‘Heart & Hands’. And I just want to say thank you for the help you’ve provided to my emotional and physical health over the years. Here’s the poem: Read more »

This community minded inclusive space, with so many thoughtful elements makes me feel comfortable, welcome, and cared for…

I found Heart and Hands through word of mouth recommendations from friends, and am immeasurably grateful that I did! As a health care provider and busy parent my body struggles a lot to keep up with many physical and stress …

This community minded inclusive space, with so many thoughtful elements makes me feel comfortable, welcome, and cared for… Read more »

My experience at H&H has helped to restore a sense of connection to my body and to community here in Victoria.

As an East Coaster living in BC, my loved ones are scattered across time zones. This winter, lacking the distraction and de facto social group that came with being a student, life here began to feel a little lonely. My …

My experience at H&H has helped to restore a sense of connection to my body and to community here in Victoria. Read more »

It takes great courage and requires incredible vulnerability to share personal history with someone you don’t know…

I luckily stumbled upon Heart & Hands via one of my close friends from school who shared how amazing it was. I have struggled with mental health issues, and therefore physical and physiological issues, for my entire adult life and …

It takes great courage and requires incredible vulnerability to share personal history with someone you don’t know… Read more »

Knowing I’m in a place where they value offering their services to people of all economic backgrounds is also healing for me

I have been a client and fan of Heart & Hands for several years. Something that means a great deal to me is that the services are affordable for all and the healing takes place in a circle. I am …

Knowing I’m in a place where they value offering their services to people of all economic backgrounds is also healing for me Read more »

A family affair

Judith and Jeremy are father and daughter acu-nappers, one of our many pairs of family members who nap together and hold one another accountable to receiving self-care. Source