Maria Lee Sheng Sun, R.Ac, R.TCMP
You are a unique being.
In my practice, we design a protocol specifically for you. Whether you are experiencing a particular health condition or want to feel the highest levels of vitality possible.
Some of the conditions we treat include (but aren't limited to):
Insomnia and fatigue
Irritable bowel syndrome
Sciatica, backache, tendonitis, carpal tunnel
Anxiety, depression, and stress
Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder
Rheumatoid and osteoarthritis
Menstrual Disorders & PMS
Maria Lee Sheng Sun
Lee Sheng is a licensed professional in the fields of Acupuncture, Tao/Zen Shiatsu Therapy, and Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine, and has been in private practice since 1993. She has diplomas in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine from the Toronto School of Traditional Chinese Medicine, followed by hospital training at Shangdong University of T.C.M. and a certificate in Cosmetic Acupuncture/Herbal Medicine, Facial Gua Sha at the Beijing Institute of Acupuncture. Complementing this are graduate qualifications in both Zen Shiatsu and Tao Shiatsu in Canada and Japan. Subsequent training includes Japanese-style Reiki.
Lee has been a practitioner, workshop leader, and facilitator providing a holistic approach to both individual and corporate clients. She facilitates workshops on stress management, mindfulness, holotropic breathwork, gua sha, metta compassion and more.
Lee has been practising Buddhism (Tibetan, Vipassana, Zen, Pure Land), since 1992, and has led many Buddhist -related classes since 2006.
Acupuncture as an important part of Chinese medicine, originated in China over 2500 years ago, is an effective, natural and increasingly popular form of health care and is being used by people from a wide range of cultural and social backgrounds.
Acupuncture takes a holistic approach to understanding normal function and disease processes and focuses as much on the prevention of illness as on the treatment... read more
Cosmetic Acupuncture, also known as Facial Rejuvenation, is a safe, gentle and natural anti-aging practice to enhance beauty and wellbeing. The treatment can be used to assist in:
• softening lines and wrinkles
• lifting sagging areas
• increasing firmness
• and boosting blood circulationfor that bright, even and glowing skin that everyone dreams of having. It also addresses your health and the whole body...read more
Shiatsu is a gentle, deep and powerful Japanese healing art which literally translated means finger pressure. Originating from oriental medicine, it affects the same points and meridians worked on in Acupuncture but uses a method of pressure through touch, to re-establish flow of energy and well-being. Read more...
Reiki is a spiritual healing practice. Because Reiki practice is balancing at every level, it can help in any situation, even when it is not the only help you need. Reiki practice is unique in that you can receive a Reiki treatment or you can learn self practice.
Balance means different things at different times. If you are tired, you’ll feel refreshed. If you are anxious, you’ll feel serene. If you are distressed, you’ll feel comforted. Instead of feeling overwhelmed, you’ll discover a renewed clarity and purpose. And these subjective changes come with physical changes associated with deep relaxation, such as a slower heart rate and easier breathing. Read more..
Chinese herbal medicine (CHM) has been used as a form of treatment for a multitude of ailments ranging from acute infections to chronic fatigue. Traditional Chinese herbal medicine consists of some 6,000 substances derived from plant, animal and mineral sources, each with its own unique property and specific effect on the body. Herbs are viewed in terms of their properties (cold, cool, warm, hot, or neutral), flavours (pungent, sweet, sour, bitter, or salty) and the respective organs they affect (eg liver, spleen, and kidney)....read more
So much more than a facial, this soothing treatment not only enhances your natural beauty, it has preventative and medicinal benefits as well.
Pronounced “gwa sha”, this fabulous facial treatment involves gliding a flat jade or rose quartz stone over the entire face and neck in upward strokes to relax stiff muscles and promote tissue drainage. It is done with a light, gentle touch that leaves the skin healthy and glowing. Even after the first treatment, you will feel rejuvenated. After a few more sessions, results will be even more noticeable. Read more..