Licensed aesthetician Sonia Acosta Lovewell keeps clients' skin looking youthful and healthy with medical-grade services designed to clear complexions and reduce wrinkles. Organic Vera Botania products naturally help clear pores and tone skin, while noninvasive laser treatments and Obagi skincare products harness the power of science to help skin without the need to design a scientist-distilling machine.
When it comes to her patients’ health, employing one school of thought isn’t enough for naturopathic doctor Mai Nguyen-Pham. That’s why, at All Naturopathic Clinic, she incorporates five wellness philosophies— clinical nutrition, botanical medicine, lifestyle counseling, physical medicine, and homeopathic medicine—to broaden her approach to improving patients’ well-being. With physical medicine’s colon-hydrotherapy and massage sessions, Dr. Nguyen-Pham helps improve her patients’ circulatory and immune systems, whereas her understanding of botanical medicine allows her to prescribe natural dietary supplements to support function of the liver, digestive tract, or respiratory system. From this diverse repertoire, Dr. Nguyen-Pham creates a custom regimen of treatments to aid each patient in any number of wellness goals, such as losing weight, overcoming insomnia, or becoming Fabio.
When former NFL athletes Justin Peelle, Wesly Mallard, and Joey Harrington became best friends, they hardly could have predicted it would give birth to Xtend Barre Beaverton. Nevertheless, when their wives – Sara, Whitney, and Emily – met, they found a common passion in fitness, and decided to start Xtend Barre studio. The workout founds its motions in the principles of Pilates, amping up the regimen with elements of dance, the use of the ballet barre, and simple lifting regimens. In addition to the ample muscle building, the style focuses on lengthening that muscle with extensive stretching during each session.
Dr. Igor Schwartzman, who has studied and researched holistic medicine at Boston University and the Harvard School of Public Health, works to uphold the six principles of naturopathy at Whole Family Wellness Center. The pillars include embracing the healing power of nature, seeking out the root cause of each ailment, and teaching patients how to prevent future illness. Though Dr. Schwartzman treats patients of all ages, his specialty lies in women's health, hormone imbalances, and infertility.
The clinic's two licensed acupuncturists, Kendra Ward and Amy Chitwood, have traveled around the globe cultivating a passion for alternative medicine. Their treatments help patients to overcome a variety of ailments and reduce stress after chaperoning bovine field trips to china shops. In the clinic's private rooms, soothed sighs drift amid eastern paper screens, statuettes, and rustling potted plants.
At City Of Roses Hypnosis, Kimball Ralphs CHt, certified by the National Guild of Hypnotherapists and a member of the Oregon Hypnotherapy Association, has the transformative power of suggestion on his side. Before hypnosis sessions take place, the certified hypnotherapist takes time to answer any questions his patients might have. Once patients feel comfortable, he coaxes them into a relaxing, hypnotic state before intoning a series of positive suggestions during their sessions, throughout which patients retain a sense of control. Ideally, the suggestions burrow into the subconscious mind, where they reinforce patients’ personal goals—which could include losing weight, quitting smoking, curbing addictive habits, or landing a job as the manager of a boy band.
Skinspot's owner, Kelli, is both a licensed aesthetician and a certified holistic health coach. Thinking back to her own struggles with acne as a teen, Kelli began to research the intricate relationships between clear skin, complexions, and emotional well-being, all of which are tied to healthy habits and healthy eating. With this experience in tow, she invites clients to learn and benefit from her knowledge. In addition to wellness workshops, she offers skin-strategy sessions that shed light on common products and misconceptions. While leading grocery store tours, she reveals the best purchases from health-food stores and how to get into the secret, diamond-encrusted produce section.