Once a month on a Sunday we open our doors to veterinarians and vet techs to come and enjoy some self care. They give so very much to our beloved companions we are moved to give back. This day is entirely free of charge and limited to the veterinary community...it's truly YOUR DAY!
Discover Balance is owned by myself, Stephanie Whitchurch. I've been doing acupuncture in Vancouver for over 20 years. I expanded my business to it's current location in December of 2019 to offer more services for health and healing.
Being an avid animal lover and hearing of how stressful the veterinary profession can be, I thought maybe I could be of service in some way.
I contacted Cristina Keef the executive director of PVMA and OVTTA and offered to open my doors one Sunday a month. Cristina and PVMA have been instrumental in getting this program going. She and board members have come out to help with running the services while I focus on acupuncture treatments. PVMA and OVTTA continue to supply art therapy crafts, snacks and drinks and cheerful help at every event. After assisting on one of our Sundays, TRUPANION generously decided to lend some financial support to help offset the cost of utilities and supplies. I appreciate these organizations and their dedication to the community, enabling me to make this vision a success.
Because we are not open to the public on Sundays you must call, text or email us to get on the schedule. We will need your phone # for reminder texts, email for signing waivers online and your place of employment. 24 hour CANCELLATION strongly requested (that way we can offer that appointment to another person). No shows will be unable to schedule for 6 months after the no show. So PLEASE Call or text us!
30 minutes. Points selected to treat grief, anxiety, irritability, stress & help grounding and bring a sense of peace.
30 minutes. Jessica has many years in the veterinary community and now generously provides massage on this special day
30 minutes with Dallas
Connecting with your energy field this therapy is relaxing, grounding and more.
60 minutes. This is a gentle lying down Yoga that helps calm the nervous system and bring about a sense of well being
60 minutes in our soaking tub room. Dead Sea Minerals elevate this relaxing soak. Essential oils also available.
60 minutes in our Sauna room. Sauna fits two if you want to share. So many benefits, check it out on the main menu!
We have two rooms available. You will have 75 minutes in the float suite. Check the deets on the main menu
Christina from PVMA brings support materials and crafts to get in a creative state of mind
Sound bath and guided meditation with crystal singing bowls, Tibetan bowls, a crystal singing pyramid, and other harmonic sound healing instruments designed to help raise your frequency. Helps transmute dense energy into free flowing prana.
Provided by Dallas and Sasha
Cocktail not included LOL
December 18 last date in 2022
2 months ie you can sign up for February in January but not December. We want to keep things available & keep last minute cancellations to a minimum.
IF we are full on the weekend you want to come we are creating a wait list so we stay close to full capacity.
We have all the towels, shampoo, soap , conditioner, lotion and even robes!
IF you're floating and wear contacts, bring something to put them in.
PVMA provides snacks and drinks we also have plenty of herbal teas on hand as well.
Floating is typically done just as with the bath, au naturale! You have the private room to yourself.
Sauna you can dress down to whatever level you like.
For acupuncture wear loose comfortable clothing.
IF you have an emergency or are sick please please text or call in and let us know, that way you can get on the schedule for another time. IF you no show and don't call or text you will not be able to get on the schedule for 6 months. The sooner you cancel the better the chances that another person will be able to benefit from these events which only happen once a month.
You will always be able to access the Infrared Sauna/Halotherapy, Mineral bath & Float rooms. We make every effort to have massage each month as well as acupuncture. Some months we have Dalllas doing Reiki sessions. Each months offering will be posted on this page as soon as we know who is donating what service.
Please contact us, we often have some space that is not being used on these days, we would like to offer as many healing modalities as possible.