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"Our mission: to provide an urban cooperative community wellness center committed to integrated healing and ecological responsibility."

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November 26th - CLOSED
December 24th - 10am-3pm
December 25th - CLOSED
December 31st - 10am-8pm
January 1st - 10am-11pm

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Welcome to Common Ground Wellness Cooperative

Common Ground Wellness Cooperative provides a full spectrum of healing opportunities for mind and body through our bathhouse and various practitioners in the Alberta Arts neighborhood in Portland, Oregon.

Our bathhouse features a large outdoor hot soaking pool with therapy jets and a dry cedar sauna. We are an all genders and clothing-optional wellness center that offers a safe, non-sexual space to relax and rejuvenate the spirit. We also offer men-only/women-only hours during the week, plus a monthly trans and gender queer night.

Our practitioners offer a wide range of sessions including massage, naturopathic medicine, acupuncture, counseling, and energy work. We provide a unique healing service called a Massage Sandwich™; which combines a visit with one of our practitioners with time in the bathhouse.

Featured Practitioner

Jan van Es, MAcOM, LAc.

Jan van Es, MAcOM, LAc. has been in practice for over 10 years. He graduated from Oregon College of Oriental Medicine in 2004 and has worked in the Mind-Body Medicine program at Mid-Columbia Medical Center in the Columbia Gorge since 2006. In this capacity he has treated a wide range of chronic pain and musculoskeletal disorders. In addition, for 5 years he was staff acupuncturist at Celilo Cancer Center assisting in the management of the side effects of chemotherapy and radiation therapy, as well as providing supportive therapy for patients in post-treatment recovery.

Jan utilizes several of styles acupuncture in his practice depending on the needs of the patient, ranging from Western anatomically based trigger point therapies, to Traditional Chinese Medicine to less invasive styles. He has treated patients in a variety of environments, from hospital-based in-patient settings to traditional individualized treatments.

Jan has spent a number of years studying martial arts, Tai Chi and Qi Gong. He is a certified instructor of 1000 Hands of Buddha Qi Gong. In addition, he served on the Board of Directors of the Oregon Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from 2008-2010 and was Vice President from 2009-2010.

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