1. WHAT IS INGRID'S TRAINING?


TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE

Ingrid studied in Victoria,BC and graduated with DAc. from College of Canadian Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in 2006 with a Diploma in Acupuncture.  She has taken many courses in Sports Acupuncture,and Ear Acupuncture. In addition to acupuncture she has practiced Chinese herbalogy, moxa and Tui Na massage (Chinese massage)

Although trained in Acupuncture, Ingrid will not be practicing TCM in BC.  She does not use needles.


SHIATSU - JAPANESE ACUPRESSURE MASSAGE

Ingrid studied in Victoria, BC and graduated from Canadian Acupressure Institute in 2000 with a Diploma of Acupressure.  This highly  effective massage is a favourite of almost every client coming to the clinic.  Ingrid incorporates Shiatsu and other types of acupressure into most treatments but also does full body treatments - usually lasting from 1 to 1.5 hours.


LASER / LIGHT THERAPY

Ingrid studied Low Intensity Light Therapy with Meditech International and more recently with LITECURE.  In fact, the clinic was  the SECOND in Canada to be using Class 4 therapeutic LiteCure laser.  She uses the best professional grade laser devices on the worldwide market. See www.LiteCure.com.  Recently Ingrid purchased the NEW LifeForce Class 4 laser - the MOST advanced class 4 laser on the market in Canada!

Laser therapy is the most effective treatment in healing wounds, dermatological ulcers, sprains, and even breaks that the international laser scene has ever seen.  It is also the best treatment for osteoarthritis, muscle skeletal injuries that is on the planet.


DIET THERAPY

Nutrition goes hand in hand with a holistic approach to healing and wellness.  Ingrid bases her knowledge of Diet Therapy on Traditional Chinese Medicine and Ayurveda Medicine (from India).


PERFECT HEALTH LIFESTYLE INSTRUCTOR

The Perfect Health Lifestyle Program is a program designed by Deepak Chopra, M.D. and David Simon, M.D. co-founders of the Chopra Center for Wellbeing. The program is based on Ayurvedic principles of daily wellness that are founded on this 5,000 year old healing system of medicine from India.  Ayurveda states that health is not just the absence of disease; it is physical, emotional and spiritual well being.  The Perfect Health Lifestyle Program teaches students a powerful regimen of Ayurvedic practices and techniques designed to: 

- Balance the body - Enhance nutrition

- Reduce emotional turbulence - Restore Vitality

- Reawaken the senses

Ingrid is a Certified Chopra Center Perfect Health Instructor and is available for one on one programs or for groups.  Please call the clinic or email for more information.  


PRIMORDIAL MEDITATION INSTRUCTOR

Ingrid is a certified Primordial Sound Meditation Instructor.   Learn to meditate (group or private classes available).

Meditation is a tool for the re-discovery of the body's own inner intelligence. Practiced for thousands of years, it's not about forcing the mind to be quiet, it's finding the silence that's already there and making it a part of your life.


BA (HON) Psychology

MA(focus on chronic illness and disability)

2. WHAT IS EUROWAVE? 

The Eurowave utilizes a pulsating faradic wave, to work out the targeted muscle group, producing a measurable difference after ONE session and usually a dress size reduction after a course of 10 treatments.

This inch loss can be achieved any place the client chooses usually tums, bums, thighs, arms and bust are the first picks.The 18-minute session is completely effortless, and is equivalent to 200 sit-ups, without any muscle soreness the next day. This is an ideal treatment for anyone wanting an overall reduction ofa specific stubborn area or if someone want to strengthen their core muscles if they have a weak back.


3. HOW LONG ARE TREATMENTS?


The first session I will do a consultation/assessment and then decide the course of action to get the results in the shortest amount of time and and the most cost effective to the client. During the first visit you will receive a treatment.  This usually takes between 1 - 1.5 hrs. Subsequent sessions can take anywhere from 15 min to 1 hr. *It is important not to plan too much after your first treatment, You may feel tired and perhaps a bit sore for 2 days.

Shiatsu sessions can take between 1-1.5 hrs.

Eurowave sessions are 1/2 hr.

4. ARE TREATMENTS COVERED BY HEALTH CARE?

If you have an extended health care insurance plan somecompanies MAY cover your sessions.  It is up to you to call them and find out, send your receipts into them.  Tell them Ingrid Tourigny is certified with CMAAC (Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture Association of Canada)

Regardless if you are covered or not, you will be given a receipt.