A graduate of the Rolf Institute of Structural Integration, Rachel Felson helms New Haven Rolfing, where she performs the specialized service in an effort to release built-up tensions and adhesions in clients of varying ages and backgrounds. During Rolfing sessions, Felson manually loosens connective tissue, or fascia, by kneading the labyrinthine network with her fingers, hands, and elbows. After roughly one hour of the holistic bodywork, visitors may notice an improvement in their health, observing higher levels of elasticity in their tissue and a greater feeling of balance on tightrope commutes to work. Among its myriad benefits, Rolfing boasts the ability to improve individuals’ posture, decrease anxiety levels, and amplify energy for long-distance pogo-stick marathons.
Led by Dr. Arnold Rivera and PA-C Scott Callahan, Dolce Vida Medical Spa's skilled staff performs high-tech skin and body rejuvenations alongside relaxing spa treatments. Light-based body-sculpting sessions, IPL skincare, and injectable solutions such as Dysport and Radiesse help patrons remain youthful without wearing their senior-class photo as a mask. Drawing from an apothecary of high-end skincare products from ?minence, SkinTherapeutic, and Revision Skin Care, aestheticians nurture fa?ades with specialized masks, and massage therapists ease tension from torsos with hot stones, lava shells, frozen oven mitts, or bare hands.
We provide complete foot care for all ages as painless as possible using the latest technologies, including Laser for Fungus nails and Shock-wave for chronic heel pain. We understand that when your feet hurt, everything seems to hurt as well. So, let us make your feet feel good again
Lorraine Cannatta has always had a healing touch. As a child, she helped her neighbor care for stray and injured farm animals; as a teenager, she applied those same skills to assisting her baby brother, who was born with breathing problems. After studying to become a certified surgical technician, she spent 18 years as part of a surgical team. Today, Lorraine draws upon these experiences and her extensive credentials to provide holistic wellness services at Five Elements Healing Center.
Licensed massage therapists reduce client anxiety and chronic pain. Ayurvedic consultations balance mind and body using a mixture of healthy meal plans, breathing techniques, yoga postures, and herbal remedies, and yoga classes for all fitness levels emphasize gentle movements and breathing techniques. Breathing patterns also are an essential part of the center’s empty-bowl meditations, in which participants sit with their palms up and open, similar to empty bowls. For clients seeking spiritual guidance, Five Elements offers counseling and intuitive readings.
Board-certified ophthalmologist Dr. Kim Robbins has performed more than 8,000 LASIK procedures in her 10-year tenure as a refractive surgeon, and she was one of the first 200 doctors deemed worthy to perform LASIK by the FDA. As Medical Director of Robbins Eye Center, she alone helms the lasers during each LASIK treatment, ensuring every patient reaps the rewards of her experienced corneal sharpshooting. Additionally, Dr. Robbins has performed more than 12,000 cataract surgeries, helping clear up patients' cloudy vision so they may continue driving, reading, and spying on the neighbor's dog for years to come. She also boosts facial aesthetics with cosmetic injections.
Black Rock Bodywork's licensed massage therapist, Janice Strileckis, ease aches from weary bodies with soothing Western massage methods. During each session, clients clamber atop heated massage tables and lounge in piles of cozy blankets as her nimble hands liberate muscles from knots and restrictive corsets. Drizzles of glossy massage oils and lotions soften skin and counteract uncomfortable friction, and pillows provide additional support during each 60- to 90-minute treatment. Janice employs slow, deliberate strokes during deep-tissue rubdowns to mitigate chronic pain and relieve tension from muscles moonlighting as rubber-band balls. Flowing strokes and gentle kneading comprise the relaxing repertoire of a Swedish massage, which strives to hasten blood flow and alleviate discomfort from soft tissues.