Joyce Garcia has dedicated her entire life to learning how human touch and mindful bodywork treatments can contribute to a person’s holistic wellbeing. In addition to formally studying massage therapy and mastering the techniques of Swedish, deep tissue, and prenatal modalities, she's also trained in the practice of Brennan Healing Science—a hands-on therapy intended to restore a sense of physical and emotional stability by addressing energy imbalances. When human touch alone can’t fully address one's underlying health concerns, Joyce turns to modern technological advancements that support her mission of restoring holistic balance. The handheld XP2 device is one such piece of technology, using high-frequency, electro-sound energy to help cleanse the body, regenerate damaged tissues, and promote healthy, unrestricted flow of the lymphatic system.
The registered nurses at Boulder Shots ward off organic invaders with inoculations and vitamin B12 injections. They haul doses of FluMist and pneumonia vaccines to offices and abodes, introducing the disease-fighting serums directly into bloodstreams. Healers switch up their approach to fighting illness with B12 shots, which replenish a vitamin naturally released during the digestion of food. Bonus helpings of B12 bolster existing stockpiles and can foster better sleep, extra energy, and increased stamina while reducing nervous disorders, anxiety, and depression. World travelers can also receive required vaccines before leaving the country, helping stave off region-specific ailments or the effects of kissing the Blarney Stone.
Registered nurse, certified midwife, and certified laser specialist Michelle Hartman helms You Living Younger—but for all her mainstream credentials, she embraces alternative treatments. Rather than relying on pharmaceuticals, Hartman’s wellness center focuses on remedies that range from natural supplements to body-balancing technology, in an attempt to create of community of individuals who want to change the status quo in healthcare and take control of their own health and well being. Regardless of whether she’s overseeing detoxifying infrared sauna sessions or ionic footbaths, Hartman focuses on prevention and custom care, a style far preferable to just prescribing either crutches or Band-Aids to everyone.
GR8 Alchemy's staff uses their considerable talents in skincare to help clients achieve a balance of beauty and wellness. They believe that "real beauty is a natural extension of feeling happy in your body and radiant in your own skin," and their services reflect that philosophy. A menu of facials, peels, and injectable fillers focus on revealing flawless visages, while weight loss treatments such as vibration plate therapy and ear acupuncture skim inches off of waistlines. In addition to beautification treatments, the team also offers men's hormone optimization and sexual health therapies.
Salt Spa is operated by Dr. Nita Desai, a family physician, holistic medical doctor, and certified Ayurvedic practitioner who believes that halotherapy is as therapeutic as it is relaxing. It's certainly the latter: clients laze upon adjustable lounge chairs in the halotherapy cave, meditating or even napping as soft music plays in the dimly lit space. As they rest, their lungs absorb salted air, the purpose of which is to encourage mucus production and cilia function in order to expel pollens, viruses, and toxins from the body. The removal of stagnant mucus is also said to soften the effects of many chronic conditions, including asthma, sinusitis, allergies, and hay fever. The source of this therapeutic air is the two tons of salt that cover the walls and floor of the cave, plus the halogenerator, a device that grinds the compound into a dry aerosol that circulates throughout the room on tiny helicopters.
At Rinnova, Dr. Todd Becker and medical aestheticians turn to modern medical aesthetic methods when rejuvenating faces and beautifying bodies. Laser skin treatments work to resurface areas covered in fine lines, while CoolSculpting sessions use a temperature technology dubbed "cryolipolysis" to contour the body without surgery.