After Alexandra studied nursing at the University of Portland, she spent four years as a cardiac and post-surgical nurse. Her patients' ailments have run the gamut from cancer to mental illness. To bolster her Western medical background, Alexandra studied one-on-one with a Reiki master. She also honed this skill—which enables her to be a conduit for the universal life energy—at both the Meta Institute and the Laho-Chi Institute.
Alexandra also incorporates yoga into her services and personal practice through the knowledge she gained at The Minneapolis Yoga Center. When she isn't working as a hospice nurse, she brings healing to others through yoga, Reiki, and chakra balancing at Beautiful Wings. There, she shares the wisdom she's gained while journeying through life. She strives to share the healing power of unconditional love.
Owner Nina Levitus harnesses 35 years of optical experience as she and Visionary Optical’s team of experts bring customers’ worlds back into focus with progressive, bifocal, and antireflective lenses. Frames from designers such as Red Paris Eyewear, Ogi, and Best Image Optical pair up with lenses that are custom-ground at independent lens labs to ensure quality.
Since it was founded in 1968, Tao Natural and Organic Foods Cafe has grown from a place to buy bulk herbs and specialty books to an emporium of nutritional supplements, organic foods, and holistic health services. The chefs in the caf? cater to paleo, raw, vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free diners with a menu full of progressive, farm-to-table cuisine, which can be enjoyed in the dining room or on a patio under lush gingko trees. Acupuncture, reiki, and massage treatments help restore balance to bodies, while frequent workshops teach healthy habits to whole families, training kids how to cook and parents how to use home remedies.
For more than 20 years, the experienced naturopathic doctors, registered nurses, aestheticians, and colon hydrotherapists at Calhoun Natural Medicine & Aesthetics have rebalanced minds and bodies with holistic treatments and alternative med-spa services. The staff invites clients to the sleek minimalistic office, tucked away in the Lake Calhoun Executive Center on the shore of Lake Calhoun, a white oasis where professionals foster optimal body well being through life coaching, food-allergy testing, and detoxification treatments. A trained tech couples the power of a BBL BroadBand light system with the ancient art of death-metal screaming to permanently remove unwanted body hair.
A certified acupressurist and Reiki master, Molly Glasgow aims to address ailments that range from physical pain to emotional trauma, by helping the body to heal itself. To that end, she uses techniques similar to acupuncture?except without the use of needles?to stimulate pressure points that help boost the immune system and correct imbalances. As she works, Molly shows her patients how they can stimulate these pressure points at home and also addresses dietary or nutrition issues that may be impacting their long-term health. In addition to addressing pain, her acupressure and reiki services can also help ease anxiety and depression, improve memory and cognitive function, lower blood pressure, and improve memory and cognitive function.
Licensed acupuncturist Dr. Tlahtoki Xochimeh loves to heal. That passion stems from his first brush with acupuncture back in college, when a doctor of Chinese medicine helped a knee injury of his heal quickly. After that, Dr. T. knew he wanted to be in the healing arts. Today his Blackstone Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese medicine clinic that offers acupuncture, cupping, tui na, and Chinese herbal therapy. Clients come to the soothing clinic to be treated for both physical and emotional ills, from migraines and insomnia to depression and chronic pain. Dr. T. helps promote calm for anyone who is on their own healing journey or on a journey to see how many high fives they can get from acupuncturists in one day.