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A natural, holistic approach to health and wellbeing

Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine in Downtown Toronto

We are open!  Our clinic is open to safely serve you during the current lockdown.

How Can We Support You?

Stress, Anxiety & Emotional Health

Pain, Insomnia, Digestive issues and more

Fertility & Reproductive Health at all stages of life

It IS possible to feel better in your body … and in your life! You’re in the right place.

Discover safe and effective treatment solutions for issues that don’t always respond well to conventional medicine.

Barbara Poczyniak

Barbara Poczyniak, R.Ac

Clinic Owner, Registered Acupuncturist

Our Philosophy of Healthcare

A Relaxing Experience

Acupuncture doesn’t have to hurt in order to work. Your treatment should be a calming, nurturing experience. We’re trained in gentle, effective acupuncture techiques. If you’re hesitant about needles please let us know.

Empowerment and Understanding

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine work in different ways than other approaches – but it doesn’t have to be mysterious.  We will go over your healing plan, explain the concepts and what you can expect.


Our office is clean, modern and centrally located. We have convenient office hours to fit most schedules.

Integrative Approach for a Healthy Body & Mind

Helping to heal and promote long term well being naturally.  A powerful combination of gentle therapies that use a “whole person” approach to enhance your body’s innate healing resources.


Calm stress, promote circulation, help balance healthy neuro-endocrine communication.


Replenish with targeted nutritional support based on the ‘whole-body’ approach of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Arvigo® Therapy

Abdominal massage to promote healthy blood, lymph and energy flow to the reproductive and digestive systems.

Acu-Aroma Therapy

Activate energetic and physiological change by pairing acupuncture and acupressure with therapeutic essential oils.

MindBody Medicine

Calm and regulate nervous system and increase mental focus to keep you on a healthy, positive track. 

Qi Beauty™

Stimulate the organic recovery potential of your skin – with the alchemical powers of 24 ct gold and static magnetic energy.

Vital Bloom Wellness Clinic Reopening

I'm happy to announce that the clinic will be re-opening on Tuesday 16th June 2020. After 3 months, I know that many of you may be missing your regular care and look forward to getting back on track. We've gotten the go-ahead for a "gradual reopening", and will offer...

Guide to Facial Rejuvenation with Acupuncture

Facial Acupuncture is a time-honoured method of slowing down the signs of aging while also addressing the overall health of the body. Although most women seek out Cosmetic Acupuncture strictly for the aesthetic benefits, it is actually based on a whole-body approach...

How Stress Affects Your Health

Most people who seek out acupuncture are very familiar with it being an effective natural pain reliever. Do you know that acupuncture has a profoundly relaxing affect and can help with chronic stress? ​Stress is now estimated to be a key factor in up to 80% of all...
Qi Beauty Home Kit

Qi Beauty™ Home Kit Tutorials

The Qi Beauty™ Home Kit includes the clinically tested 12-point Face Map containing a 3-month supply of the Qi beauty gold-plated micro-magnets along with instructions showing you how to activate your Qi.  The kit contains: Five sheets of micro-magnets Instruction...

Fall: The Season of Letting It Go

In Chinese Medicine, everything on earth is divided into categories that mirror and explain the natural world - including the seasons. Of the 5 seasons (TCM recognizes five: Spring, Summer, Late-Summer, Fall, Winter), the one I personally find most interesting is...
Facial Gua Sha Treatment

What is a Facial Gua Sha Treatment?

If you've heard of Gua Sha, you probably know it as the Traditional Chinese Medicine 'skin scraping' therapy that quickly relieves muscle aches and typically leaves (temporary) red marks on the body. So, what is Facial Gua Sha – and how is it a completely different...