Reiki Master Darci Meyers believes we all have an “essential nature” which we can lose our connection to when under stress. This stress, she believes, causes energy blockages in the mind and body, causing a range of ailments and other issues. Reiki, the traditional Japanese healing technique, aims to clear these blockages by helping to balance the body's energy fields. During Meyers's signature Reiki treatments, fully clothed clients recline on a massage table while she works to promote physical, emotional, and spiritual healing with a series of light touches over an hour-long session. Reiki adherents tout a range of benefits from the healing technique, including less pain, a stronger immune system, more restful sleep, and fewer bodily toxins. Should visitors wish to delve deeper, guided meditation encourages wellness-promoting introspection. Meyers also recognizes the importance of environment—she offers professional organizational services that draw on the principles of Feng Shui, creating relaxing spaces free of clutter and anxious dust bunnies.
David Aaron and Tracy Waldas believe that true wellness results from aligning your lifestyle with your soul's true purpose. At Soul Path Living, David Aaron performs shamanic healing, reiki, and mentoring to help facilitate this process. His partner Tracy exercises more than a decade's worth of massage-therapy experience to make clients feel good inside and out, relying on modalities such as stone therapy, shiatsu, and oriental bodywork to do so.
Golden Well Being Collective brings together a group of talented practitioners that tackle healthcare problems with acupuncture, massage, and holistic treatments. Though their work ranges from clinical psychology to reiki, each member of the group works out of the shared clinic. This space boasts a calming interior with warm lighting, plush furniture, and pens that taste like vanilla toffees.
The team members at Sloan’s Lake Chiropractic aims to improve upon modern health care’s reliance on drugs. They operate under the premise that medications are catchall tools designed to treat pain by numbing the body. Rather than introducing numbness to the body, the chiropractors at Sloan’s Lake seek out pain at its source. To do so, they examine the alignment of the spine and neck with hands and x-rays, looking for pinched nerves that can cause headaches, neck pain, or back pain.
After receiving his MBA and a doctorate from Palmer College of Chiropractic, Dr. Chris Tomshack opened his own practice. But one wasn't enough. He needed a real challenge, so he opened two more—all while studying the successes of other industries. With this knowledge and experience stowed safely in his hippocampus's glovebox, he eventually launched his own nationwide franchise: HealthSource Chiropractic and Progressive Rehab.
Today, his chiropractors work alongside massage therapists and rehab experts as they craft custom action plans to help their patients overcome common ailments—such as neck pain and headaches—as well as severe conditions. Their Progressive Rehab method combines chiropractic techniques with rehabilitation therapies to relieve nerve pressure and pain. When they aren't nudging rebellious vertebrae, staffers stock a gourmet coffee bar with complimentary treats that always know just what to say.
Growing up on a farm, Dr. Olivia saw from a very early age that a harmonious relationship with nature can assist the body with its most basic needs. It's a lesson she's carried through her entire life, and at Distinct Touch, The Bodywork Center, she translates this earth-based philosophy into holistic and alternative healthcare.
Dr. Olivia's evaluation treatments include body scans, auricular therapy that uses reflexology points in the ear, and capno therapy, during which clients use a machine called a capnometer to evaluate their breathing. Dr. Olivia then helps her clients optimize their health via cupping and the multi-tool QNRT, which stands for Quantum Neurological Reset Therapy.