There's strength in numbers at Colorado Springs Dentistry. For one, All Smiles Dental Group's team consists of general and cosmetic dentists, as well as four board-certified specialists. Woodland Park Dental Group boasts a dentist, orthodontist, endodontist, and oral and maxillofacial surgeon. The Woodmen Dental Group has a team of cosmetic and general dentists, two orthodontists, and an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. South Springs Dental Group hosts a general dentist, oral surgeon, and endodontist for complex work. Finally, Colorado Dental Group's team features three dentists and a host of hygienists with flexible hours.
Combined, these medical professionals can cover most areas of dental care. They administer regular exams, perform orthodontic and periodontal work, and make over smiles with cosmetic implants or ultrathin Lumineers. The dentists and specialists also work alongside several hygienists, many of whom are working during most business hours.
The best place to study traditional Chinese medicine is in China, which is where licensed acupuncturist and herbalist Na Zhai completed her training. She was invited to teach medical professionals in Austria at the same time, where she completed more than three years of courses in western medicine. She combines knowledge from her education in eastern and western medicine with over 20 years of clinical experience to provide services to her patients.
Georgi Gochis—an internationally certified neuromuscular therapist—helms the treatment team at Manitou Wellness Center. Along with her staff, Georgi takes a holistic approach to wellness, focusing on the mind-body-soul connection and employing methods that are safe for patients of all ages.
In addition to running her own practice, Georgi researched and developed her own method of massage, known as aquatic craniosacral therapy. She also spent two years serving as the team massage therapist for the Sky Sox baseball team and mended muscles at three international figure-skating competitions. Today, she is pursuing a PhD in natural medicine at Quantum University for Integrative Medicine and is a part of The Woman Health Team, a collaboration of therapists who shed light on female-specific health issues and the importance of wearing matching jerseys.
Dr. Byers was inspired to become a chiropractor during his recovery from a sports injury. Over the years, he has helped many people deal with injury and pain, and realized the potential for helping people go beyond crisis management to a greater well being.
Certified personal trainer Mechelle Haflich is familiar with both the highs and lows of physical health. As a bodybuilder, she has won competitions focused on superior strength, and as a registered massage therapist, she has eased injured muscles back into action. Both titles have proven essential in planning FitBody Studio, where she takes a holistic view on wellness through fitness, massage, and spa services. Alongside a team of highly credentialed instructors, therapists, and aestheticians, Mechelle's team adjusts her programs to suit each client's ambitions, which range from losing inches to being able to deadlift a locomotive.
On the exercise side of the curriculum, private training sessions and group classes build endurance—Vinyasa yoga and kickboxing sessions round out the stair climbs and cardio drills of the Bleachers class, which takes place inside the Colorado College football stadium. To repair overworked deltoids, the studio's massage programs relax tendons and target injuries with a mix of modalities. After workouts sculpt bodies, FitBody Studio’s spa polishes them smooth with waxing services and custom facials.
Certified adorable by the Cute Salons Association, Tuscany tucks itself into a homelike spot just west of downtown, off Colorado Ave. Step through the doorway into a massage room, where the light, flowing strokes of Swedish massage stokes a burned-out body with renewed life and improved circulation. From there, you'll face dive into a European facial that deeply cleanses your pores and puts a metaphorical leaf blower on dead, clingy skin cells, unveiling new shoots of radiance below. Topped with a freshly shampooed and snipped head of hair, you'll look so sharp that the horse-drawn-carriage driver won't recognize you when you step out the door.