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  • Writer's pictureMadison Kolla

Hemma Goodbye and Offering

Some bittersweetness this month as we say goodbye to hemma in the home it's been in for the past 15 years. It has truly been such a landing pad and safe space for me both when I began working here in 2016 and again when I came back from maternity leave in 2019. I know I'm not the only one who feels well held and restored by these 4 walls.

I am so very excited for the collaboration with the wonderful Malcolm and Melanie of uRetreat and 4 Corners Community Collective, and know hemma will find a wonderful new life there in Haultain village. I unfortunately won't be joining them for the initial re-opening in September though - and can't really believe I'll be saying goodbye to community acupuncture (for now) in 2 short weeks! So if you're free Wednesday June 15th or 22nd, i'd love to see you and connect on one of my last days.

While hemma is closed this summer, I am offering a discount for hemma clients who wish to receive one-on-one sessions in my private practice. A reduced sliding scale of $50-100 is available for the duration of the closure (June 29 - August 31) for folks who would usually come for community acupuncture. All are welcome to book for a 90 minute initial session or a 60 minute returning client session as they prefer. My treatment space is a home-based yurt (yome) surrounded by trees and plants and birdsong - a beautiful, cozy and private oasis. Sessions often include gentle inquiry and somatic exploration to draw forth one's own inner, body-based wisdom. On the table, I incorporate gentle touch and bodywork to facilitate relaxation, settle the nervous system, and unwind pain or tension. I might also offer herbal, dietary or supplementation suggestions, or breathwork/movement/inquiry practices for you to try at home. Online booking for sessions is here:

And do reach out if any questions arise! If I don't see you before this next chapter begins, I wish you well enough and look forward to reconnecting again some time.


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