Acupuncture is a modality from Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) where disposable, sterile needles are gently inserted into specific points on the body to stimulate a healing response. The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends acupuncture for +100 conditions.
Moxibustion refers to the practice of burning dried mugwort over specific points to warm and soothe areas of pain, for example in the case of back pain or menstrual cramps. Moxa is also used to fortify the immune system and boost energy levels.
Herbal medicine is the use of plants, fungi, and minerals to optimize the body's healing potential. Herbal formulas and supplement recommendations are customized to the patient's specific needs, condition, and constitution.
Offered in person and online.
Gua Sha & Tui Na
Gua Sha is the practice of scraping the skin with a tool to increase blood circulation, break up adhesions, and boost immunity. Tui Na is a Chinese modality of massage, manual acupuncture point stimulation, and tissue manipulation.
Cupping is often referred to as an inverse massage, where heat is applied to a glass cup to create suction. Cupping increases blood circulation, relieves muscle tension, and boosts immunity. The modality is used for stress management, back tension and pain, athletic recovery, and colds/flus.
Reiki Energy Healing
Reiki is a biofield energy therapy that supports relaxation and stress management through gentle touch and mindful meditation, administered in either a hands-on or hands-off format. Offered in person and online at a distance.
ACUPUNCTURE + CHINESE MEDICINE TREATMENTS
Your 75-minute initial consultation or 60-minute follow-up session includes a detailed health intake followed by a tailored acupuncture treatment. Additional therapies such as fire cupping, gua sha, tui na, moxibustion, or Reiki may be offered depending on the health concern being addressed. You may receive herbal recommendations, nutritional support, actionable self-care strategies, movement protocols, and/or meditation instruction as needed. Please note herbal formulas, teas, and supplements are not included in the session fee. Appointments for cupping, herbal consults, or Reiki only are also available.
For someone who... is seeking support with chronic or acute conditions such as injuries, back pain, joint pain, and digestive, respiratory, menstrual, hormonal, fertility, mental health, or stress management concerns. In-person treatments are available year-round in Victoria, BC and seasonally in Los Angeles, California.
HERBAL + WELLNESS CONSULTS (ONLINE)
Receive a 90-minute initial session or a 60/45-minute follow-up session online where an individualized herbal protocol and self-care plan is crafted for you. Your session includes a full intake and discussion of your health and habits, resource sharing, and referrals when needed. Holistic tools such as herbal and supplement recommendations, actionable self-care strategies, nutritional support, movement protocols, and/or meditations may be offered based on the concern being addressed. You will receive a tailored herbal and supplement protocol as well as additional handouts via email after your session is complete. You may schedule follow-up sessions as needed. Please note teas, tinctures, and supplements are not included in the session fee. This session is conducted via the Jane App platform.
For someone who... is addressing a chronic or acute health issue needing customized herbal recommendations and prefers (or requires) an online format. Online consults are available for clients throughout Canada and the US.
DISTANCE ENERGY HEALING
Receive a nourishing 50-minute distance energy healing session from the comfort of your own home. The format of your session is a brief intake, 30 minutes of distance energy healing and guided meditation, followed by a 15-minute oracle card reading. Blockages in your energy centers and meridians are addressed through meditation, Reiki, and InfiniQi techniques administered at a distance. Your debrief may include insights, channeled messages, and/or self-care recommendations for your overall well being. Please note teas, tinctures, and supplements are not included in the session fee. This session is conducted via the Jane App platform.
For someone who is... seeking spiritual and energetic support, needing clarity on the underlying root cause of a physical or mental health issue, and/or wanting to work through energetic blockages. Distance Energy Healing sessions are available for clients throughout Canada and the US.
Arthritis and Osteoarthritis
Injuries, sprains, and strains
Back pain, neck pain, sciatica
Headaches and migranes
Facial pain facial palsy, trigeminal neuralgia
Shoulder, elbow, and wrist pain
Ankle, knee, and hip pain
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
TMJ pain (Temporomandibular joint)
Hormonal Health & Fertility
PMS & Breast Tenderness
PCOS & Endometriosis
Perimenopausal & Menopausal symptoms
Pregnancy & Postpartum support
Seasonal Affective Disorder
Grief & life transitions
Other Conditions Treated
Seasonal allergies, sinusitis, rhinitis
Digestive issues (constipation, indigestion, IBS, colitis, GERD, nausea)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
- Sleep disturbances (insomnia)
- High or low blood pressure
- Acne, eczema, rosacea, rashes
- Respiratory complaints & coughs
- Common cold and flu
Andrea Penagos R.TCM.P., L.Ac., Dipl. OM, MATCM, Dipl. Phyto. is a Registered TCM Practitioner (British Columbia), Licensed Acupuncturist (California), Medical Herbalist, and Reiki Master Teacher with over a decade of experience in the health and wellness field. Andrea guides her patients towards radiant health through the tools of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western Herbalism, lifestyle medicine, and individualized holistic care. She provides in-person and online services, along with workshops, retreats, and consulting.
Andrea offers services in Spanish if needed. Se habla español.
Andrea treats patients in Victoria, BC at Spring Wellness clinic in Quadra Village.
She also offers online herbal consults and distance Reiki sessions to clients throughout Canada and the United States.