Over the course of three days, yogis and laypersons alike gather at Jackson WellSprings in the peaceful pursuit of community and individual prana, or life force. Surrounded by the 30-acre campus?a botanical garden situated around a natural hot spring and founded in 1862 as a refuge for healing?guests soak up a host of healing activities. At four stages, musicians lead communal singing, or kirtan, during sets that range from call-and-response chants to energetic electronica to a performance by Jai Uttal, a Grammy-nominated guitarist.
Throughout the day, attendees can clean out their chakras during myriad yoga sessions led by top-shelf yogis or dive headlong into meditation at the tipis in Heart Chakra Healing Village.
At Evolve Health and Wellness, a husband-and-wife team aims to increase patients? overall health by bolstering the body?s self-healing abilities. Doctor of Chiropractic Timothy March nudges spines back into alignment with nonforce chiropractic adjustments. He also breaks down scar tissue and loosens restrictions with Graston therapy?s stainless-steel tool. As a licensed acupuncturist, Timber Hart increases circulation and unblocks energy pathways with both needle and needleless methods?including cupping and reflexology.
The trainers at International Fitness have one goal: to help their clients achieve healthy lifestyles with internationally influenced exercise routines. The roster of classes includes Indian yoga, Brazilian-influenced Zumba dance classes, and Western weightlifting. In addition to leading group fitness classes, the instructors can map out training and nutrition plans to help clients meet their fitness goals. The sessions can include climbing the gym's rock wall to build lean muscle mass or demolishing the gym's rock wall to prepare for a career as a bulldozer.
The doctors and hygienists at Dental Excellence keep smiles gleaming with general and cosmetic dentistry services. From preventative polishings and filling of cavities caused by decay or mouth termites to caps, crowns, and veneers, their services rely on the latest dental technology and treatment methods. They make use of dental lasers and digital radiography and they offer sedation services for those with Dentist Day jitters.
Certified in a variety of holistic therapies, Brian J. Smith, DC, arranges 60- and 90-minute sessions with clients in order to help them home in on the roots of their health issues. What treatments he employs depend on the individual and his or her needs. Smith is a chiropractor, an acupuncturist, and a massage therapist trained in a wide variety of bodywork modalities such as craniosacral therapy and structural bodywork.