Hemma Blog

Happy New Year!

jump for joyMay your 2017 be filled with joy, good health, patience, adventure, and rest!

Please note our holiday hours:

Saturday December 31st – Open 8am-2pm
Sunday January 1st – CLOSED
Monday January 2nd – Back to regular schedule. Come on in!

Love, your Hemma Family

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Acupuncture for Anxiety and Depression

During the winter months we often see an increase in the number of patients coming in acupuncture for anxiety and depressionwith increased anxiety and depression. The cloudy days, longer nights, and the desire to slow down contrasted with the daily demands of our lives and responsibilities often leads to an increase in depression or angst, which may lead to a loss of self esteem, motivation, joy, and engagement with our purpose in life. Acupuncture on a regular basis can help lift these symptoms and support other methods you might be employing such as psychotherapy, exercise, yoga, diet. The experience of acupuncture can be similar to a deep meditation — helping you to connect to Self. Here is how one patient described it:

The acupuncture sessions at Hemma have been deeply healing for me over time. My anxiety level has reduced dramatically. I am a far calmer and more relaxed person then when I arrived 10 months ago which is very helpful to my overall condition… acupuncture puts me into a deep meditative state which is where I  believe that powerful healing can occur.  

The important thing, regardless of the practices you are using, is to be constant and regular with your self care.

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Gifts that keep on giving

If you celebrate Christmas, it’s likely that your to-do list is long right now. gift certificte holiday hemmaPreparing to travel, to feed family, to celebrate, or to give presents. And if this is indeed a season of giving gifts, consider the type of gifts that are more experiential, than material. The type of gifts that create memories, support creative expression, enhance one’s health and wellbeing, or can be consumed. These type of gifts keep sparking joy or support for your loved ones, without the risk of material items cluttering up their homes. And if Yoga and Acupuncture are on the list, we have some specials for you (and your loved ones) just in time!

From December 17th – 24th:

$85 for 5 Acupuncture Treatments! 
Our season sale on Acu-punchcards is from December 17th-24th. These punchcards don’t expire, there’s no limit on how many you purchase, and they make great gifts! Purchase in person, by phone, or online.

Give the Gift of Yoga!
Purchase a 10 or 20 class pass and receive free Yoga you can gift to a friend!
Receive 1 Free class when you purchase a 10 class pass! Receive 2 Free classes when you purchase a 20 class pass!

Gift Certificates!
If you’re not sure what to get, you can purchase a gift certificate for any denomination which can be used towards Yoga, Acupuncture, or anything our store.

Whatever you celebrate this time of year, we wish you all the best!
We wish you joy, connection, good food, and rest!

xo Kelly

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