Edward Vincent, the licensed hypnotherapist behind Westcoast Hypnotherapy, uses relaxation to help shape the mind. After putting clients into a deep state of ease, free of stress or distractions, Vincent searches for the root causes of negative thought patterns and behaviors. By reprogramming those points, he can help clients tackle an audition, speak in public without fear, lose weight, or stop smoking. Such services have made Westcoast Hypnotherapy a go-to for everyone from sports pros to politicians.
While the conscious mind fulfills preconceived commands, the unconscious mind works unsupervised, sometimes causing negative conditions such as phobias. Fortunately, the holistic practitioners at Direct Mindpower tap into the brain's inner workings to balance out mental health using hypnotherapy. During sessions, Lingfei Hui—a graduate of the Hypnosis Motivation Institute—works with clients to access their subconscious and treat wide-reaching conditions, including nausea, anxiety, and high blood pressure.
The expert also specializes in AcuPranic Therapy, a needle-free form of acupuncture created by Lingfei Hui. Eschewing all physical contact with the body, she taps into life forces to create invisible needles, which she claims can restore a person's chi flow and improve overall health.
A certified master Neuro-Linguistic Life Coach and Clinical Hypnotherapist, Leslie Saul, MNLP, C.ht, gives clients the tools to transform their lives. She enables them to make changes through hypnotherapy, DreamSculpting, Neuro-Linguistic Programming, and more. No matter which method suits the client best, they all share a common element: they draw out each client's natural skills and gifts. Through a mix of methods and coaching, Saul works with clients to foster long-term change, giving them the power to achieve lifelong goals.
Ania Koval is a certified clinical hypnotherapist set on transforming lives. She uses the power of the subconscious mind to eliminate her clients' tobacco cravings and stress, as well as to strengthen their confidence, which in turn could increase their Tetris scores. Ania is also a life coach, specializing in teaching her clients how to grow and develop as people.
The Humble Abode salon and spa feels like home—which is not surprising, as it's situated inside a cottage surrounded by greenery and beaming with natural light. And it's easy to make yourself at home there, too, because their menu's extensive selection of services could easily require a whole day's sojourn. Beauty treatments include lash tinting and six kinds of facials, such as lactic peels and microdermabrasion. The signature facial pampers each of the face's 55 muscles—a perfect complement to the luxuriating body treatments, including deep-tissue massage and reflexology.
Those looking for more internal therapy can seek out one of the three chiropractic doctors, who aim to treat anything from sports injuries to spinal dysfunction. The Humble Abode also has a certified hypnotherapist, Myke Zykoff, who addresses behavioral issues with hypnotherapy and the calming effects of meditation.
To help guests ease their pain through fitness, a team of instructors leads Pilates classes in both group and private sessions. The bending and stretching sessions take place in a sunny studio furnished with reformer machines and mats, which can double as beds if you just never want to leave.
Kima Holmes firmly believes that in this hectic world, massage and other holistic treatments are not luxuries, but necessities—an ideology that has been forged during 14 years as a licensed massage therapist. In the comfort of her private studio, Kima provides solace from aches with therapeutic massage modalities such as flowing Swedish strokes and firm, deep-tissue pressure. Clients may also draw on Kima's four years of experience as a hypnotherapist to help achieve personal goals such as giving up smoking, losing weight, or getting "Bohemian Rhapsody" out of their head.