Christina Chan

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Name: Christina Chan
Organization: Heart & Hands Health Collective
Title: Registered Acupuncturist
Christina Chan, M.Sc., R.Ac. is a Community Acupuncturist, educator and mover-shaker. She completed her training as a Registered Acupuncturist at the Canadian College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in Victoria, BC. She has practiced acupuncture in a variety of settings including at the Vancouver Daytox, the Fernwood Community Centre, AIDS Vancouver Island and Project Connect. She is also a certified Cranial Sacral Therapist, completing her training through the Department of Holistic Health Studies at Langara College in Vancouver, BC. Active in the community, she is passionate about using acupuncture as a tool for social change through providing outreach, increasing accessibility and bringing the practice back to its traditional roots. She continues to explore own personal experiences as a community organizer, a woman of colour and as a business owner of an unorthodox social enterprise in Victoria BC.

Challenge Entries

Implementing the Community Acupuncture model: high-quality sessions provided in a supportive group setting at sliding scale rates.