The team at Fond du Lac Center for Spirituality and Healing dedicates itself to helping clients achieve spiritual fulfillment through the Himalayan Institute yoga tradition and soothing holistic treatments. Instructors foster harmony of body, mind, and spirit in yoga and tai chi classes and massage therapists lull clients into tranquility with therapeutic massages, acupuncture, and aromatherapy.
Dr. Kent Botsford employs his 32 years of dental experience to renovate mouths by evaluating not only the patient’s smile and bite but also their muscles and posture. To do this, he uses tools such as digital x-rays, intraoral cameras, and conscious sedation, which frees patients from anxious jitters and accidental biting. The kindhearted dentist also evaluates underprivileged patients by volunteering his services at Head Start and Samaritan Free Care Clinic, and when not perfecting smiles, he enjoys teaching his chocolate lab how to floss.
Awarded with numerous accolades from the Golf Course Owners of Wisconsin, The Golf Club at Camelot earns recognition for the course's pristine playing conditions of wooded hills and valleys whittled into the landscape by ancient glaciers. Water flows into the picture on half of the holes, including twice on the par 5 ninth, where the fairway bend features an elongated lake and makes players hit their first and second shots with hydrophobic golf balls. On the back nine, the par 3 13th hole places golfers 120 feet higher than the green on a tee box that affords panoramic views of the surrounding landscape and acts as the best place to spot outlaw foursomes on the lam.
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Absolute Therapeutic Spa LLC’s experienced massage therapists coat bodies in soothing strokes during a range of muscle-mending therapeutic services. Swedish massage harnesses the power of long, gentle strokes to help limber-up ligaments and maintain tendons' elasticity. The therapist's trained hands traverse musculature with pinpointed kneads and gliding rubs that aim to reduce tension as effectively as taking a catnap inside a stress ball. During the 60-minute relax-a-thon, clients can receive a revitalizing boost in circulatory and nervous-system functioning, rebooting patrons’ bodies and minds to their original stress-free factory settings.
Opened in 2008 by experienced doctors Richard and Angela Olson, Olson Eye Care offers top-notch customer service and a wide selection of stylish frames at its Madison and Waupun locations. Olson’s shelves are fully stocked with high-quality products from Nike, Gucci, and other designer brands, plus the original monocle worn by the Monopoly guy. The friendly opticians treat both children and adults, performing eye exams, LASIK consultations, and contact fittings.
Megan Bartelt channels her passion for alternative medicine and holistic healing into noninvasive treatments that bolster bodily comfort and mental awareness. At the Midwest College of Oriental Medicine, Megan began to study techniques for coaxing the body into healing itself by manipulating nerves to correct internal issues and bribing stomachs with ice-cream sundaes. Her dedication to the school's curriculum led her to obtain a Master of Science in Oriental Medicine and a license in acupuncture, along with a hefty knowledge of nutritional consoling and Chinese herbal medicine. Her college years also fostered a love for women's health studies that led to a focus on employing acupuncture and Chinese medicine to relax mothers during pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum, and kindergarten lion-taming lessons.
Though Deb Sommerhalder built her career around exercise, it wasn't until taking a yoga class with her daughter that she truly felt healthy. This experience led her to found Inner Sun Yoga Studio, LLC, a sanctuary dedicated to physical fitness and spiritual wellness. Using focused movements, relaxation techniques, and meditation, seasoned teachers guide yogis of all levels toward inner peace and emotional fortitude. Bodies grow strong and flexible as they balance and bend, encouraging their owners to stand tall and move with increased dexterity. Hatha classes help students to hone basic poses such as arm balances and seated twists, and Vinyasa Flow sessions link these poses with deep breaths rather than chains of wilting daisies. To loosen tight muscles, the practice space warms to 78–82 degrees for group yoga classes and for private Thai yoga sessions, during which a skilled practitioner bends the client's body into salutary stretches and poses. After class, complimentary tea melts lingering stress and inspires students to commune with one another.
Exposed brick and sustainable cork flooring showcase the studio's history and its commitment to preserving the earth for future generations. To equip local youth with compassion and tension-fighting tactics, the studio also hosts children's yoga classes, whose poses brim with more fun than a kitten-filled bounce castle.