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FREE WORKSHOP!   Tuesday May 28, 2019. 6:30 to 8:30 pm. 

This workshop will focus on skills for managing stress and anxiety. We’ll explore the Traditional Chinese Medicine view how our stress connects with physical symptoms, especially cancer. We’ll learn tips and tricks such as breathing exercises, meditation, dietary changes, self-acupressure, sleep-promoting techniques, and stretches we can do to reduce stress and anxiety. These tips are not limited to people with cancer, so friends and family are welcome to attend as well.

TCM is a system of natural medicine and wellness that has been evolving for the past 3000 or more years. If you are a cancer patient, survivor or their loved one, you’re welcome to join us and learn self-care principles to help manage your physical and emotional health.
Topics will include:
– How does stress and anxiety manifest in our bodies
– Which of the Five Elements (earth, water, fire, metal, and wood) get out of balance in me when I’m stressed? And what can I do about it?
– How can I incorporate meditation into my stress-relief practices?
– What are helpful acupressure points I can do on myself for stress, anxiety and insomnia?
Location: Wellspring Chinguacousy Cancer Support Centre, 5 Inspiration Way, Brampton. Free parking, wheelchair accessible and scent-free space.
RSVP and more info: RSVP by getting tickets here on this Facebook page. For more info, you can email info@oncologyacupuncture.ca or phone 416-890-7770 to contact Hillgreen Oncology Acupuncture & Herbs.
About the Presenter: Pauline Sok Yin Hwang, Registered Acupuncturist, offers Traditional Chinese Medicine acupuncture in Vaughan and Toronto, Ontario. Her practice (Hillgreen Oncology Acupuncture & Herbs) focuses on natural cancer support, pain and stress, emotional balance (anxiety, depression, burnout, insomnia, etc.), digestive issues, menstrual and reproductive health, LGBTQ health, and “care for caregivers and changemakers.”
Pauline uses acupuncture, acupressure massage, nutrition, herbal medicine, lifestyle and mindfulness meditation coaching to work with you to get to the roots of your issues and to thrive in body, mind and spirit. She has a BSc in Cognitive Neuroscience (McGill University), an Acupuncture diploma, a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Practitioner diploma, and a Master’s degree in Medicine majoring in TCM Oncology (Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine). She is an active community volunteer, a social and environmental justice activist, and enjoys dancing, yoga, art, writing, meditation, cooking, canoeing and hiking.


Register today (space limited)

Do I need to be a Wellspring Chinguacousy member to attend?
No, we welcome new participants as well. Please join Wellspring for free at https://wellspring.ca/chinguacousy/register/#!1
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