Pacific Wellness Institute Clinic: Bloor-Yorkville Toronto

Current and Previous Issues of Pacific Wellness Quarterly


Current and Previous Issues of Pacific Wellness Quarterly

We have been sending e-mail newsletters to many of our patients.  Our messages contain the latest health news, healthy cooking recipes, our therapeutic services, important information on insurance, and other tips to help you save money.  We have received dozens of positive comments from patients and we would like to thank them for their support and encouragement.


Current Newsletter


Newsletter Archives 

(As of December 2012 issue, please visit our blog pages)

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September 2012
Downloadable Version

  1. Infertility Success Stories: Congratulations to Tova and Florin
  2. Available Now: Online Appointment Request
  3. Reminder: This Year’s Insurance Benefits Will Expire Soon
  4. Frequency of Acupuncture
  5. A Baby on the Way
  6. Pacific Wellness Institute Welcomes a New Massage Therapist
  7. Seasonal Recipe

May 2012
Downloadable Version

  1. Massage Therapy Can Help You!
  2. New Acupuncture Research – Human Pupillary Reaction to Acupuncture
  3. Overactive Bladder and Acupuncture
  4. Seasonal Recipe
  5. Textbook of Massage Therapy (the Second Impression)

January 2012
Downloadable Version

  1. Happy New Year from Pacific Wellness
  2. Lessons from Dr. Mayer’s “Ten Quick Ways to Kill Your Husband”
  3. A New Year Resolution Worth Adding to Your List
  4. New Moxibustion Research
  5. Coconut Cream Seafood Chowder
  6. Let Us Help You Achieve a Healthier 2012
  7. Seasonal Recipe

December 2011
Downloadable Version

  1. Season’s Greetings from Pacific Wellness
  2. Insurance Benefits
  3. Holiday Alert
  4. Holiday Gift Certificates
  5. Clinic News
  6. Breaking Free and Improving our Bodies
  8. Seasonal Recipe

September 2011
Downloadable Version

  1. History of Massage
  2. Shiatsu Tradition at Pacific Wellness
  3. Did You Know? Swedish Massage Has Its Root in Chinese Medicine
  4. Insurance Benefits and Booking
  5. Japan Society of Oriental Medicine Meeting in Sapporo, Japan
  6. What is AcupunctureMoxibustion?
  7. Seasonal Recipe

May 2011
Downloadable Version

  1. Get in Shape for Summer with UltraMeal Special
  2. Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  3. Massage Therapy and Gestalt Therapy
  4. The ICMART 2011 World Congress on Medical Acupuncture
  5. FAQ – Do you have other locations?
  6. Seasonal Recipe

January 2011
Downloadable Version

  1. Happy New Year from Pacific Wellness
  2. Sweat the Pain Away
  3. Valentine’s Gift Certificates
  4. New Massage Therapist
  5. Seasonal Recipe

November 2010
Downloadable Version

  1. Holiday Greetings from Pacific Wellness
  2. Holiday Clinic Hours
  3. Insurance Coverage Deadline
  4. The 7th World Congress of Chinese Medicine
  5. Holiday Gift Certificates
  6. It’s official: stressed out women less likely to get pregnant
  7. Holiday Recipe
  8. Helpful Cooking Tips from the Maritimer

September 2010
Downloadable Version

  1. Are You Drinking Too Much Water Part II
  2. Research: Does Drinking Water Help People Lose Weight?
  3. Relief Without Pain
  4. Massage Coverage and Booking
  5. Pacific Wellness is 20 Years Old
  6. Acupuncture Styles
  8. Recipe Delicious Broiled Oysters on a Half Shell

May 2010
Downloadable Version

  1. Asian Adventure
  2. New Acupuncture Research – Difference in Human Pupillary Reaction with Acupuncture Points
  3. How Acupuncture Works: Findings from Recent Research
  4. Sports Injury Therapy and Conditioning
  5. Recipe: Liver-Lovin’ Kale Curry
  6. Your Current Insurance Benefits May Expire Soon
  7. New Fee Schedule as of July 1, 2010

January 2010
Downloadable Version

  1. Happy New Year!
  2. Clinic News
  3. Valentine’s Day Gift Certificates
  4. Bio-impedance Analysis Available
  5. Recipe: Banana Berry Blast

December 2009
Downloadable Version

  1. Clinic News
  2. Book Your Appointment Now!  Hand Reflexology
  3. Holiday Gift Certificates
  4. Did You Know?:  Insurance Benefits
  5. Seasonal Recipe

Newsletter Archives

September 2009
Downloadable Version

  1. Are You Drinking Too Much Water?
  2. A Closer Look at Celiac Disease
  3. Did you know?
  4. What You Didn’t Know about Low Back Pain
  5. Pure Energy Breath

May 2009
Downloadable Version

  1. A BABY ON THE WAY for Eevon Ling
  2. Allergies: When Something More Than Just Your Nose Might Be Leaking
  3. Textbook on Acupuncture
  4. Testing Antioxidants: A Quick Update about Alpha Lipoic Acid and Coenzyme Q10
  5. New CD Release! Breathing for Relaxation
  6. Seasonal Recipe: Springtime Calcium Salad
  7. Direct Insurance Billing Service for Massage Treatments


January 2009
Downloadable Version

  1. Happy New Year! 
  2. Benefits of Abdominal Massage
  3. Valentine Gift Certificates
  4. Hypnosis for a More Comfortable and Easier Childbirth
  5. Welcome to our New Staff! Monica Yeoh, RMT
  6. Seasonal Recipe: Japanese Hot Pot, Mizutaki

December 2008
Downloadable Version

  1. Survival Tips for the Holiday Season
  3. Insurance & Holiday Alert
  4. Hypnosis: It Can Be Mind Over Matter
  5. Holiday Gift Certificates
  6. Presentations in Hungary & China
  7. Recipe: Hearty Quinoa Salad

September 2008
Downloadable Version

  1. Natural Alternatives to the FLU Vaccine
  2. Quest for the Acupuncture Point – WHO Standardized Locations
  3. New! Hypnosis is Now Available!
  4. Research Publications – Pupillary response induced by acupuncture stimulation
  5. Shiatsu – Shape of Thumb Describes the Experience of Therapist
  6. Recipe: Lentil and Cilantro Chimichurri

June 2008
Downloadable Version

  1. Digging Around
  2. Digest This
  3. The 57th Japan Society of Acupuncture and Moxibusion, Kyoto, Japan
  4. Combined body work treatments: (Swedish massage, Reflexology, Shiatsu)
  5. FAQ: Do you have any other locations?
  6. Wonderful, Magical, Yoga
  7. Thank You for Your Comments
  8. Recipe: Layered Mexican Bean Dip

January 2008
Downloadable Version

  1. Happy New Year
  2. A Cocktail to Ring in the New Year
  3. Valentine Gift Certificates
  4. A Message About Massage
  5. Why is Toronto clinic called “Pacific” Wellness Institute?
  6. Recipe: Lentil and Spinach Pizza Pitas
  7. Healthy Weight Management Begins With Bio Impedance Analysis (BIA)

November 2007
Downloadable Version

  1. How Winter Affects Your Heart
  2. TIPS! If You Would Like to Avoid Waiting Lists for Massage Appointments
  3. Take the Time to Take Care of Yourself
  4. Presentation on Infertility and Acupuncture: WFAS International Acupuncture Congress, Beijing
  5. Reflexology at Pacific Wellness
  6. Recipe: Tangy Citrus Salmon
  7. Holiday Alert!

August 2007

  1. The Skinny on Fat
  2. Success Stories: Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema) Treated by Acupuncture
  3. Summer Sitting
  4. Acupuncture Regulation Update
  5. Success Stories: Infertility
  6. Thank You for Your Comments
  7. Recipe: Blueberry Tabouleh

April 2007

  1. How Dis-stress Affects Us
  2. Did You Know? Our practitioners are available for your next company event.
  3. Body Symmetries and Muscle Coordination
  4. Diabetes: Be aware of your risk
  5. Available Soon: Laboratory tests
  6. Recipe: Strawberry Sensation
  7. Comment

January 2007

  1. Healthy New Year from The Pacific Wellness Institute!
  2. Welcome Meera Dossa BSc, ND
  3. A New You for the New Year
  4. What is Moxibustion?
  5. News: Acupuncture now Regulated in Ontario
  6. New CD Release! Calming Massage
  7. From An Angel
  8. Recipe: Stuffed Mushrooms

December 2006

  1. Happy Holiday Season
  2. Congratulations to Emily Robinson
  3. What is Shiatsu?
  4. Gift Certificates Available
  5. Repetitive Strain
  6. Tip: How to Make the Most of Your Insurance Benefits
  7. The Top 5 Health Concerns for Fall and Winter
  8. Seasonal Recipe: Hearty Asian Chicken Soup

September 2006

  1. Another Perspective on How the Great Power of Nature Impacts Our Health
  2. Pacific Wellness Institute Underw
    ent Another Makeover
  3. Research: Acupuncture to Enhance Fertility Rates
  4. Success Stories: Migraine Headaches
  5. Brain Power
  6. Our Naturopath in the Media
  7. Success Stories: Prenatal massage
  8. Autumn Garden
  9. TIP: How to Make the Most of Your Insurance Benefits
  10. Seasonal Recipe: Vietnamese Salad Rolls

April 2006

  1. Spring Swing
  2. Science of Breath: What is the Ideal Respiration Rate?
  3. Textbook of Massage Therapy
  4. Is Low Energy Getting You Down?
  5. Seasonal Recipe: Bean Salad With Ground Flax Seed and Mustard Dressing

January 2006

  1. Happy New Year!
  2. Infertility Success Story: A Dream Comes True!
  3. Back Injury Prevention: Well and Lesser Known Reasons Why You Should Bend Your Knees
  4. Injury Prevention for the Winter Season
  5. Keep Your Resolutions!
  6. A Toxic World, Our Toxic Bodies
  7. Seasonal Recipe: Barszcz Czerwony (Beet Soup)
  8. Give the Gift of Touch

Winter 2005

  1. Season’s Greetings!
  2. Healthy Tips for the holidays
  3. Acupuncture Enhances Blood Flow
  4. Make the Most of Your Benefits
  5. Meridians and Exercises
  6. Pamper Your Loved Ones
  7. Eating Energetically

Fall 2005

  1. 15 Years of Wellness
  2. Welcome our New Staff
  3. Create Balance with Acupuncture and Breathing
  4. Make the Most of Your Benefits
  5. Uncover Your Food Allergies
  6. Acupuncture Treatment for Migraines and Tension Headaches
  7. Meridians and Circulation
  8. Committted to Improving Your Wellness
  9. In the News
  10. Edamame Bean Recipe

April 2005

  1. The Pacific Wellness Institute Renovation is now complete
  2. Long Awaited Baby Boy Arrived on Christmas Eve!
  3. An Important Notice: Fee Schedule Change
  4. Research: Lumbar Muscle Coordination and Acupuncture
  5. Asthma: Struggling for a Breath of Fresh Air
  6. Njuts for Proteins; Recipe
  7. Kidney and Bladder Meridian = Purify and Give Impetus

January 2005

  1. Happy New Year!
  2. Weight Gain is a Symptom. Are you Treating the Cause?
  3. Which is Heavier?
  4. Recipe: Super Sandwich
  5. Heart and Small Intestine Meridians = Conversion and Integration

December 2004

  1. Pacific Wellness News
  2. Massage? Time is running out!
  3. Welcome to our New Staff! Rahal Kay, RMT
  4. B12-Folate Shots Now Available at PWI
  5. Eat Kabocha Whole
  6. Moxibustion: An Ancient Fire Acupuncture Therapy
  7. Coping With Winter Depression

July 2004

  1. The 53rd Annual Meeting of the Japan Society of Acupuncture, Chiba, Japan
  2. Recent Publication Shiatsu Coverage
  3. Fight the Bite!…Naturally
  4. Acupuncture Success with Infertility
  5. Sweet Potato: Delicious and Nutritious
  6. Shiatsu Meridians (Stomach and Spleen)

April 2004

  1. Acupuncture and Migraine Headaches – New Research
  2. Privacy Policy
  3. Allergies and Naturopathic Medicine
  4. Shiatsu Meridian Exercises
  5. Healthier Choices for Eating Out
  6. Shiatsu History
  7. Healthy Japanese Cooking

January 2004

  1. Happy New Year
  2. A New Look
  3. New Staff at Pacific Wellness
  4. Why Crash Diets Crash
  5. Body Composition and Bio Impedence Analysis
  6. Detoxification
  7. Healthy Japanese Cooking for Colds and Flu’s



November 2003

  1. Pacific Wellness News
  2. Congratulations to Noah and Fee Lin!!
  3. Schedule your free massage today
  4. Holiday Gift Certificates
  5. New Staff at The Pacific Wellness Institute
  6. Beating the winter blues
  7. Healthy Japanese Cooking



August 2003

  1. Welcome Back – Joanna Rogowska RMT
  2. Update on Maggie-Jeanne Desmond RMT
  3. Congratulations to Victor and Diaa
  4. Welcome: New Staff at The Pacific Wellness Institute
  5. Important Notice about our Fees
  6. Is a Migraine Part of the Healing Reaction?
  7. Healthy Japanese Cooking


April 2003

  1. The Applied Psychophysiology conference
  2. New Therapist
  3. Insurance Update
  4. Difference between acupuncture and Pain Medications
  5. Shiatsu for PMS
  6. Japanese Recipe


August 2002

  1. Direct Insurance Billing Available for Massage Therapy
  2. Success Story on Weight Loss
  3. Special Offer on Reflexology
  4. New Practitioners
  5. Healthy Japanese Cooking


October 2002

  1. News From The Pacific Wellness Research Center
  2. Schedule Your Free Massage Today!
  3. Group Hypnosis Sessions For Stress
  4. Shiatsu and Women’s Issues: Pregnancy
  5. Healthy Japanese Cooking


January, 2003

  1. Happy New Year From The Pacific Wellness Institute
  2. New Service: Chiropractic
  3. Why Crash Diets Crash
  4. Uncover Your Composition – Bio Impedence Analysis
  5. Why Are Styles Of Acupuncture Techniques So Diversified?
  6. Acupuncture Safety And Hygiene
  7. Shiatsu Therapy For Menopausal Symptoms
  8. Healthy Japanese Cooking