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About Kayla Balfour

Kayla’s unique approach to acupuncture comes out of her personal experience with shoulder and back pain, head and knee injuries, and migraines. These conditions led her to explore Traditional Chinese Medicine as a holistic, collaborative approach to bring the body’s energy into a satisfied, harmonious equilibrium. Areas of focus: Mobility and Pain Management Anxiety and Rebalancing Beauty and Self Care Kayla’s commitment to excellence ensures her clients receive the very best individualized treatments.


Above all, she is passionate about her practice — a client-centred, empathetic, and compassionate approach to health that puts each person’s condition first.

Education and Certifications

Pacific Rim College 2016-2018

Graduate of the Diploma of Acupuncture, Pacific Rim College, Victoria Licence to Practice, Registration #04995, College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of British Columbia Certificate to Practice Yamamoto New Scalp Acupuncture (YNSA), David Bomzon, Healthy Seminars Certificate to Practice Acusculpting: Cosmetic Acupuncture Protocol, Illya Borreson, Aculoft Emergency First Aid, with CPR C / AED, The Lifesaving Society, BC & Yukon Branch Languages (spoken and written): English, French, Spanish


Pacific Rim College is a globally recognized Holistic Medicine and Sustainable Living institution. PRC offers in-person studies at its campuses located on Vancouver Island in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia and online via Pacific Rim College Online ( The college was founded to provide world-class education and premier clinical services in various holistic health and sustainability modalities, including Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Western Herbal Medicine, Holistic Nutrition, Doula Training, Permaculture Design, and Integrative Health.

Integrative Myofascial Acupuncture:

Foundations and Fundamentals

Kayla Paragliding.jpg

My Philosophy

There's a quirky little secret about the business name for my practice.

The concept of Lift Wellness was born from a commitment to helping the community around me - **Surprise, surprise*** Lifting up those around me and by proxy, those in their lives. THIS fuels my dedication to excellence in my practice.

HOWEVER! You might be asking about the funky photo for this post. That, dear community, is a photo of your friendly local acupuncturist doing what she loves most, AND the quirky secret behind Lift Wellness.

It’s called Paragliding…
or Flying like a bird.
This is what sets my soul alight. Lift is your best friend up there in the sky and it’s what keeps the view absolutely breathtaking. 
It’s a sport so out of the ordinary that it forces you out of the day-to-day grind, into the moment.


Every day I aim to bring that joy of being fully alive and in the moment to share with the people who walk in my door. – It’s the quirky, funny secret behind the name that I give to you.

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