Why we’re grateful to Miriam Lee

Jun 03 2014
by Lisa Baird

Miriam Lee, originally named Lee Chuan Djin (李传真), was born in Shandong province in 1926. She trained as a nurse and a midwife in China […]

Our first birthday!

A cupcake with a single candle marks the GCA first birthday.
Jan 27 2014
by Lisa Baird

We turn one year old on February 2nd, 2014! We have given nearly 2300 affordable treatments in our first year. Thank you for trusting us, […]

On quitting smoking: what to expect from acupuncture

On one side, several people sleeping in recliners under red blankets. In the back of the room, a practitioner sitting on a stool facing a patient sitting upright in a recliner.
Dec 30 2013
by Stef Cordes & Lisa Baird

Regular acupuncture while quitting smoking (at least once a week, possibly more) can significantly reduce cravings, ease anxiety and irritability, and help your body to expel toxins – and this will help you to feel much better and more likely to be able to quit.

Sliding scale, demystified.

Oct 21 2013
by Lisa Baird

Most people have never encountered a sliding scale in the context of a clinic before. We get a lot of questions about how our sliding […]

We’ve made a video!

Jul 17 2013
by Lisa Baird

It can be tricky to describe how group acupuncture treatment works. Common questions and concerns include “Do I have to take my clothes off in […]

Why free acupuncture on May Day?

In a large room with natural lighting, a semi-circle of patients reclining in lazyboys, covered with red blankets. On the far right, a pracitioner bends over to set needles for a patient.
Apr 22 2013
by Lisa Baird

Free treatments on May 1st are a community acupuncture tradition. If you’re new to community acupuncture, or unfamiliar with the history of May Day, also known as International Worker’s Day, you might well be wondering why this is …

The Every Body Conference, March 22-24

header image for the Everybody Conference
Mar 12 2013
by Lisa Baird

The Every Body Conference is coming up later this month in Guelph. Here’s a short list of reasons why I’m excited about this (in no […]

Grand Opening of Guelph Community Acupuncture Tomorrow!

Feb 01 2013
by Lisa Baird

At the end of a wonderful first week of free treatments, thank you to everyone who has supported us so far. Come out to our Grand Opening tomorrow; there will be cake…

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