$15 – $40*  Gentle Acupuncture of Ballard, Seattle

Pay what you can!  *Plus one-time $10 set-up fee

Our goal is to help you achieve comfort and well-being naturally without side effects or high prices.

Linda Phelps, LAc, EAMP, MSA, Dipl Ac, Acudetox Specialist

Linda Phelps, LAc, EAMP, MSA, Dipl Ac, Acudetox Specialist

  • Do you want to be free of pain, stress, fatigue, anxiety, insomnia, depression, GI distress or other health issues?
  • Do you want high quality medical care in a friendly, casual setting?

Then we can help you!  Contact us or make an appointment today.

You will relax fully-clothed in a reclining arm chair in a soothing space that’s more like a living room than a medical clinic. We will use Chinese meridian theory to stimulate points on your lower arms and lower legs, thereby activating your energetic meridians to treat health issues anywhere in your body. The group setting helps keep your cost low while also adding collective energy to enhance your treatment.

Purple Dragon Community Acupuncture is a social business, which is run much like a non-profit because we’re more about building community than making a profit. We rely on donations of items, time, and skills as a way of keeping our prices low. Patients and friends may donate supplies or help at the front desk or behind the scenes. Our volunteers get free acupuncture! Let us know if you’d like to volunteer or donate.

We are part of the People’s Organization of Community Acupuncture (POCA), a rapidly growing cooperative of over 180 clinics like ours all around the country. POCA is a multi-stakeholder co-op (like Seattle’s PCC), meaning patients can join, get involved, and receive discounts. Learn more about becoming a POCA member or find clinics like ours across the country.

 

Hours:    TUESDAYS  4-8pm  ~~  WEDNESDAYS /THURSDAYS   4-7pm  ~~   SATURDAYS  3-6pm

We will add more hours as Linda’s husband’s condition improves. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this difficult time. (Feel free to click the YouCaring picture on the right side of this page to see details and updates.)

Picture featured at top: Transcending the Tempest by Karl Bang layered over Catching the Sunset by Eric http://eric5dmark2.tumblr.com/

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