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Acupunks

A local business celebrates a community based acupuncture practice that is available for everyone to take advantage of.

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Goat Yoga

At Lainey Morse’s animal-assisted therapy sessions, people have come from all over to do yoga. With goats.

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Urban Homesteader

With a few inexpensive, eco-friendly lifestyle changes, helping Mother Nature has never been so easy. Here are a few options to consider adopting in your everyday life.

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Healing Behind Bars

Inmates are given the opportunity to heal with yoga and art-based therapy programs being offered in prisons.

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Providing an Alternative

In rural areas of Central America, Western medicine can be difficult to come by. A Vancouver woman teaches Guatemalan healers the art of Traditional Chinese Medicine in order to provide an affordable and accessible healthcare option.

Mirror Medicine

Stephen Sumner shares a simple treatment for phantom limb pain.

Mixed Medicines

One centre’s treatment program offers healing and hope to BC’s cancer patients.

Puncture Me Pretty

Smoothing out wrinkles with pinpoint precision.

Mystery Touch: Shiatsu

Shiatsu is a form of Japanese therapy about balancing energy and achieving a harmonious state.

Golden Synergy

Health care professionals evaluate the changing face of western medicine from a new perspective.

The Laying on of Hands

The ancient healing practice of Reiki.

Qi: The Pulse of Prevention

More and more companies are trying Transcendental Meditation in the workplace to reduce stress and boost productivity.

Nirvana Nine to Five

More and more companies are trying Transcendental Meditation in the workplace to reduce stress and boost productivity.

The Story of Tea

The Chinese have extolled its nutritional and therapeutic effects for centuries. Now, Westerners are learning how tea enhances comfort and health.

Mind Over Medicine

Combining Eastern and Western philosophies, Zhi-Neng medicine gives new hope to sufferers of chronic pain.

Dr Wah Jun Tze

Dr. Tze—Medicine Man

Alternative medical practices.

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