Community Resource Directory


Lynn Mcgown Yes you can sing!
Do you love to sing in the shower only to clam up if you think other people are listening? Discover your own voice and full potential of your talent with Lynn McGown. We all have our own unique voice. Through breathing and body awareness techniques, vocal warm-ups and lots of singing, you are guided to discover a powerful and authentic sound to build your confidence, energy level, well- being and health. All lessons are individually tailored: from shy beginners to professional performance coaching. Register for vocal workshops (last Sunday of each month) and/or one-on-one vocal singing coaching.

Lynn McGown
Call to set up a lesson
tel. 604-222-4113


axle alley auto repair / surf shop
Best Quality Cleaning at Great Prices

We are experienced in all manner of cleaning: residential, commercial, office, post construction, renovation, move in/out, open house, building maintenance and power washing.

WJ Cleaning Services will make your home the showcase you imagine it to be. We provide cleaning daily, weekly, bi-weekly, monthly or one-time custom cleaning to match your needs and budget. Our services extend to houses, apartments, condos, townhouses and rental properties. Our staff is well-trained and work diligently in teams of two to ensure work is performed to the highest standards. We meet our clients special needs and requests. Many clients have been with us since we started our business.
Fully insured, bonded and licensed in Vancouver.

Contact Wilfredo Munoz for a free estimate
604 684 4184 | 778 389 4184
Visit for more information and references.


Looking for lasting love? Finding your special someone can be frustrating and time-consuming, but with the right understanding, outlook and support, the process can be fun, enlightening and quick! A full-spectrum approach. Backed by years of experience as a Professional Dating Coach.
Call today for a free 30-minute consultation.


Gentle Choices for Eco-friendly Families: Cloth diapers, Baby Carriers, Baby Gifts, Cloth Diaper Trial Program, Gift Certificates, Workshops & much more. Shop Online.
NEW LOCATION: Country Club Centre,
9-3200 North Island Highway, Nanaimo
Cristi Lundman: 250-585-5552


Pacific Institute of Reflexology

Reflexology Training Courses
Reflexology is taught as an intuitive healing art for professional practice, or, for use with friends and family. Courses provide structure that allows you to develop your own intuitive sense in your reflexology practice. We have a holistic orientation.

Holistic Reflexology: An Introduction – Informational evening talks: $10. See Datebook.

Basic Foot, Hand or Ear Reflexology Certificate Weekend Courses – Twenty hours expert instruction, plus 40 hours practicum and 10 hours home study prepare you to practice reflexology competently. $395.

Advanced Reflexology Certificate Courses – Expand your knowledge and develop your effectiveness to a professional level. $395.

Courses offered year round. See Datebook. Courses accredited RABC, and RAC.

Pacific Institute of Reflexology
3261 Heather Street, Vancouver
604-875-8818 / Toll free: 1-800-688-9748


Free online library with 20,000+ articles, books and films about justice, freedom, and democracy. Focus on creating alternatives and working together for a better world. Plus social justice calendar, directory of groups and websites.


Pacific Institute of Reflexology
Reflexology: The Core of Natural Healing
Reflexology is practiced as a potent, safe way to free you from stress and tension, and relieve your pain and discomfort. Stimulation of your foot, hand or ear reflexes will deeply relax you to revitalize your whole body, and thereby facilitate natural healing. Let us tailor-make your session to address your unique health concerns and preferences.

Our holistic approach can assist you to address the source of your disease or discomfort, and/or, simply indulge in blissful relaxation. Our sessions enable you to embrace your natural health and vitality. Reflexology safely complements all other therapies.

One-hour private sessions: $65, or 5/$275.
Books, charts and self-help tools available.

Enquire about franchise opportunities.
Pacific Institute of Reflexology
3261 Heather Street, Vancouver


Improve your health, learning, memory, focus & IQ. Reduce ADHD, depression, insomnia, pain & other symptoms. Non-invasive, drug-free paramedical approach. Achieve your health & wellness goals today. We also offer HypnoBirthing workshops to help reduce pain & facilitate a calm & natural birth.



the Happy Colon
Colon Hydrotherapy dates back to the Egyptians who used it in its most basic form, the enema. Modern equipment today uses purified water at preset pressure and temperature to cleanse the large intestine (colon).

By appointment only:
# 360 – 522 7th St.,
New Westminster, B.C.


Wellspring Vision
Wellspring Vision Improvement Program (WVIP) was developed in 1999 by Dr. Weidong Yu, a world renowned Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine. WVIP is a comprehensive Holistic health program based on Chinese herbal medicine, Acupuncture, Acupressure, Qigong, Food and Nutrition. WVIP may be beneficial for patients with conditions such as:

  • Retinitis Pigmentosa
  • Red eyes, Dry eyes
  • Macular degeneration
  • Eye fatigue
  • Glaucoma
  • Far sightedness
  • Eye Bleeding
  • Blurry Vision

For appointment, please call 604-737-7876
Dr. Weidong Yu
Dr.TCM Wellspring Clinic
916 West King Edward Ave. (SE corner of King Edward Mall at Oak & King Edward) Vancouver, BC


Channelled Readings
Reiki & Crystal Healing

ANNE’S ABILITY opens a line of communication between you and your spiritual guides allowing them to speak directly to you. Reiki and crystal healings and workshops are also available.



Master John Douglas, a renowned healer, has helped over 50,000 people worldwide on the spiritual, emotional, psychological and physical levels.
He humbly gives all credit to God and the Master Healing Angels who’ve relieved the suffering of many auto-immune disorders including Lyme disease, Crohn’s Disease and Fibromyalgia as well as many undiscovered infections and ailments.

CMA International Foundation, d/b/a the Church of the Master Angels, is a not-for-profit organization in Delaware, USA. The Global S.E.L.F. Foundation is a not-for-profit organization Illinois, USA. The information contained in this advertisement is not intended to diagnose, prevent, cure or treat any health condition. If you have any health concerns, please seek prudent medical care from a licensed medical professional for diagnosis and treatment options.



Lead author of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ current vegetarian position paper
; and of award books on plant-based nutrition Becoming Vegan: Comprehensive Edition; Becoming Vegan: Express Edition; plus the very new Kick Diabetes Cookbook, all with Brenda Davis. Online & at bookstores.

vesanto consulting
Consultation with dietitian/author Vesanto Melina. ($295 for 2-1/2 hours) includes personalized nutritional analysis; recipes; menu planning. For busy people; pregnancy; children, seniors.


John Arnold
Only by Working With the Whole Person Can You Achieve Truly Permanent and Effective Change.

If problems and issues keep popping up in your life and you are STILL STUCK, it is because you have not gotten to the root causes. Completion of any problem comes only when you have resolved your issues physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually and the underlying reasons for repetitive patterns of behavior are uncovered and resolved.

If you are fed up and want to do something radical about your predicament, give me a call.
or visit www.johnarnoldphd–


Lorrain Milardo
You can overcome your limiting beliefs and open up to your joy!

  • Success Coaching
  • Hypnotherapy – Weight Loss/Stop Smoking, Athletic performance, Blocks to Success/Fear of failure, Age regression, Anxiety, Phobias
  • Couples Counselling

Lorraine Milardo Bennington, success coach, psychologist and hypnotherapist, has been practising hypnosis for over 30 years and skillfully integrates intuition and hypnotherapy into her coaching and counselling practice. Lorraine gently guides people in the process of transformation, assisting them to connect with their higher selves and to reclaim joy and personal power in their lives. Lorraine has returned to Vancouver after 10 years living, studying and working on Kauai and Maui.



Louise Evans
Two sessions for the price of one: past life regression and/or life between lives.
Clinical hypnosis – treatment that’s affordable, fast and effective. Extended health coverage.
For issues addressed, see:
Phone 604.773.5595 or 604.522.0257


“East Is East is a place where you are encouraged to talk to your neighbours. This is definitely not the Ritz, but it certainly is Kits. From plumbers to publishers, hippies to generation whatever, this place has special appeal.” – Owen Williams, Common Ground

3035 West Broadway, Vancouver
Visit our other location: 4433 Main Street @ 28th


Nirvana Indian Cuisine
Savour an Indian culinary experience while enveloped in the mysterious ragas of classical Indian music. Winner of West Ender’s Silver Medal for Best Indian Restaurant 2004-2005. Delicious selection of vegetarian and vegan specialties. Open 7 days a week for lunch & dinner.

2313 Main St., Vancouver


The Nam Restaurant
The Naam Vegetarian Restaurant
For years voted “Best Vegetarian” in the Georgia Straight and in Vancouver Magazine’s “Readers’ Choice”.

Open seven days a week, 24 hours, licensed, wood fireplace, heated patio, live music at dinner.

2724 West 4th Ave.