Thursday, September 22, 2022

 Welcome to the Website of Health Flows this fall!

As we leave the fall equinox behind and move fast towards Michealmas and Thanksgiving, I would like to let you know that individual treatments are being booked more regularly and I advise to reach out a week or two beforehand in order not to be disappointed. Sometimes treatments on short notice may still be possible, though...

Regarding the classes Health Flows is offering, I would like to apologize for a typo in the flyer for Easy Hands-On Self Care and to also let you know that prorated fees will be applied to the flat rate until Thanksgiving to accommodate late joiners. The flyer should have read $90.00 flat rate (for all 9 weeks) and the flat rate starting September 27 or 29 will be $80.00, starting Oct. 4 or 6 it will be only $ 70.00 and satrting October  18 or later it will be and stay $60.00

Please, also note that the week after Thanksgiving two back to back classes will be offered on Mondays between 9 and 11am: Playful Qigong - gentle moving meditation, followed by Ho'oponopono and Sound Healing (more details on the classes tab).

Hoping to see you either in one of the classes or in the practice soon.

With light and warmth,


Sunday, July 17, 2022

 Hello, old friends and new ones,

Health Flows will still offer individual treatments during this summer (2022), however, there will be individual weeks where there will be pause in the offering of services, due to absence for vacation purposes as well as continued education.

Classes will not be offered during the summer. Please, do reach out and let me know your interests as well as wishes for days and times. so that I can consider them when planning the fall schedule. So far I am most likely offering a Jin Shin Jyutsu self care evening on a weekday night, starting mid September and ending late November. Suggestions for a location as well as a desired day and time for a possible Qigong class are very welcome! The Hub in Cowichan Station might be an ideal venue in my eyes; now I need 2 or 3 committed participants to make it feasible for me to initiate a room rental... :)

In late August we are planning on being at the Cobble Hill Fair with our Voxxlife socks, insoles and other wearable technology to support and enhance health and wellbeing.

Hope to you see you there!

Qifull greetings :)


Thursday, September 30, 2021


There is so much to be grateful for after another nine months of uncertainty around Covid 19, fires and other, more individualized challenges. The practice of Health Flows experienced wonderful healing adventures during the first 6 months of 2021with the regular as well as occasional clients in Kelowna. Tuning forks were often a welcome contribution to the hands on modalities, intuitive experiences and new awarenesses arose during the sessions...

Then Health Flows had to pause offering services for three months while being packed up in Kelowna and being moved to the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island. All the crystal bowls arrived safely in Cobble Hill, but very soon it became evident that an in-home practice is not feasible at our new house which is significantly smaller than the one we left behind. After operating for 5.5 years in Magic Estates in Kelowna, a new stage and a new start is now awaiting us! It looks like the Sol Centre in Duncan, next to the Community Farm Store, will be the new home to the services of Health Flows. Thank you, Nicolette, for welcoming us! 

On Friday, October 15 at 7pm there will be an opportunity to join an experiential presentation:

Introducing Holistic Possibilities for self care with Qigong, Jin Shin Jyutsu, Sound Healing, Foot Reflexology and Access Bars (5380 Trans Canada Hwy, Duncan), free of charge, physical distancing will be observed.

In celebration of Thanksgiving, any treatments booked during the month of October will benefit from the THANKSGIVING SPECIAL: BUY ONE, GET ONE FREE. Let's celebrate together! I look forward to working with you, as I understand holistic treatments to be co-creations between client and practitioner.

Any future classes as well as treatment days and times will be as tailor-made as possible after hearing the needs of those who come to the introductory evening on October 15. 

In joyful anticipation of meeting you,



Sunday, December 27, 2020

 Dear old friends and new,

the year 2020 is coming to a close, a year that had surprising challenges in store for everyone that most of us did not expect and some of us found challenging to embrace. We experienced uncertainties, restrictions in varying degrees and a potential threat to our health, which for many of us was new territory. Any change always carries potential for new possibilities with it, the silver lining that reveals itself less readily.

At Health Flows we were fortunate to find the silver lining in the option of distance treatments, a great alternative when in person treatments are not possible. We had ventured to apply distance treatments occasionally in the years before 2020, but had never realized how profoundly helpful they could prove, a discovery we made thanks to Covid 19 and its ensuing restrictions. 

What does a distance treatment look like? you might wonder. At an agreed upon day and time I like to connect with the client first over the phone, choosing in mutual agreement which calling option to use for connecting. Depending on the client's needs and choice of treatment we can leave on phone on speaker, which can be a procedure of choice when certain sound healing tools are utilized. More often than not, though, after an initial conversation about the client's concerns and life circumstances, we would hang up the phone and the client would lie down on a sofa or bed in their home and focus on receiving the treatment which I would give, with help of a surrogate (a doll), who for the duration of the session would be representing that particular client, in my practice. The treatment would flow from there, as usual, with me connecting energetically and contributing to the harmonizing of the clients physical, mental and emotional energies with some of the modalities that I am trained in (see tabs on the website). The wonderful discovery was the intensity of the experience on both ends, the potential for change in ways of relaxation, regeneration and healing. Normally I would allow the session to unfold without another verbal exchange (which usually takes place after in-person treatments) and I would either send my observations by text to the client or exchange our experiences over the phone at a later time with the client. I don't want to bore you with too many details and hope this quick sketch like description was able to give you a general idea about distance treatments. As each person is unique and every treatment as well, what really matters, is not so easily described with words...

At this point I would like to thank all my clients, wherever they were, overseas, in locked down senior residences in Canada, simply at home or in person in my practice for allowing me to support them during this unusual year! I considered it a privilege to be asked to support them, especially after my very sudden and intense experience in August 2020, where I was presented with a potentially life-threatening experience that helped me remember how very grateful I am to be alive and to be able share the healing arts with my clients! That profound personal experience also allowed me to explore the phenomenon of healing like never before... I explored the application of Jin Shin Jyutsu self help several times a day and was able to benefit from this healing art in ways like never before. For that I also give thanks from the bottom of my heart!

May this Holiday Season and the year 2021 be filling up more and more with our shining lights, love, joy, harmony and healing!!!



Friday, May 29, 2020

Hello holistic friends!
Health Flows would like to give you an update now, at the end of May 2020.

First of all, I'd like to thank my clients who were open-minded enough to venture into the world of distance treatments during the past weeks and months! I very much enjoyed connecting energetically as well as on the phone with my clients and the re-bookings were a testimony that the distance support made a palpable difference in their lives.

Going forward there are three things I would like to communicate to those interested in booking or gifting someone a session or a package of sessions (check out the fees tab) at Health Flows:

1) I am happy to continue offering distance treatments for anyone who would like to choose that option.

2) Health Flows will be open to in person treatments starting June 8, 2020 with the following new arrangements which are given by the provincial health authorities:

a) Regular disinfecting of high use surfaces will be implemented and hand towels as well as blankets will be washed after each use, in addition the washing of sheets.

b) During the month of June I will be wearing a face mask during the treatments and I also ask that CLIENTS WEAR A MASK while in the practice. Hopefully, come July the wearing of face masks will no longer be considered necessary.

c) The common client screening questions will be asked.

3) Last, but not least, I will be offering foot reflexology treatments at a fairly new place in town: Massage Addict, across the highway from Costco. These are a steal of a deal if you can get a groupon before you book.

I'd like to close for today with a quote:

Every failure contains the seed of potential success.
Every dis-ease contains the seed of potential healing.


Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Dear Fellow-Humans,
during this time of physical distancing due to the COVID-19 circumstances, we are given the opportunity to re-asses our lives and focus on the core aspects that are truly important for each one of us. Interestingly enough, even though we are asked to stay away from each other, this turns out to be a time when people reach out to each other more than ever before. Neighbours offer to buy groceries, people help each other out with toilet paper, Starbucks gives free drinks to front line workers in order to support them and whole cities pause in their daily activities to give a daily noisy 'thank you!' to all that are putting their lives at risk by still working...
But not just our physical wellbeing is being supported in these interesting times. Numerous free webinars are being offered to support our mental and emotional wellbeing, the pillars that our immune system and thus our resilience rest upon. I would like to invite you to a daily (except Saturdays) free webinar that is being offered daily for about 25 minutes during the month of April by the Jin Shin Jyutsu Faculty. This daily event, which is open to anybody, no previous experience needed, has been attended by 1000 to 1400 participants from all over the world during the last few days! It is being offered under the befitting title: WE ARE ONE
Eastern Time (US and Canada): 2pm
Pacific time (US and Canada) : 11am
GMT: 7pm
Please calculate your time according to your time zone

Webinar room:

Just in case there is a problem, you can always look it up on the home page of

On a more personal note, I would like to let you know that even though Health Flows is closed to in-person treatments, there are two ways by which we offer continued support for your health and wellbeing during these times of physical distancing:

a) You are welcome to text or call us with a question regarding your health or how to support your immune system. We will then offer suggested self help holds that you can apply to support you with regards to your query. This is a form of support that is currently offered free of charge at Health Flows. Cell: 250 718 5565

b) There is the possibility to schedule distance treatments of Jin Shin Jyutsu. These are very similar to an in-person treatments with the difference of you resting at home while receiving the treatment while I will be giving the treatment in my practice, as usual. We will communicate before the treatment begins and we will exchange feedback after the session is over. This option is offered at the regular rates (see fees tab). Please note that our pay-it-forward-box has currently $115, which can be used to help clients in need of financial support.

With best wishes for inner calm, lots of ease in your healing and a life filled with smiles!
Yours truly,
Jolanda :)

Monday, January 13, 2020

Welcome to Health Flows and best wishes for a healthy and happy 2020 as well as a new year according to the Chinese zodiac which has to with abundance! 2020 does not only usher in a new decade, but with the Year of the Rat it marks also the beginning of a new cycle in moon calendar.

At Health Flows we support our clients on their paths of personal growth and healing. That usually means leaving some old ways behind and embarking on journeys towards new shores... The overriding theme of new beginnings makes this a particularly good time to work on yourself, be it by ways of treatments, classes or sound meditations. But more importantly, NOW is the very best time there is for any decision, always!

We thank you for your interest and hope you are finding on our website what you are looking for. If not, please don't hesitate to call and ask for support in your search. We are passionate about supporting anybody of any walk of life to the best of our ability. We do have a pay-it-forward box at Health Flows so that we can extend our services to the financially less fortunate. Currently, there are $105.00 available for those in need.

February 14th marks not only Valentines Day, but also World Sound Healing Day. We will offer a special Sound Healing here at Health Flows between 11am and 12.30pm by donation. Please RSVP as space is limited.

Resounding support for healing from Health Flows
Jolanda Himmelstein