Holistic chiropractor and naturopathic doctor Reuven Bekermus helms Hudson Valley Holistic Center, where he uses chiropractic and natural techniques to help treat his patients. His services include spinal correction and corrective exercises, lifestyle advice and nutritional counseling, and massage therapy. He treats conditions such as allergies, depression, stress, and skin conditions.
Doctor of Chiropractic Dov Widenbaum heads up the team at Widenbaum Wellness Center, a clinic specializing in holistic therapies. Their "Six Steps to Wellness" include maintaining nervous and skeletal harmony with chiropractic adjustments, filling nutritional potholes with dietary supplements, and purging toxins from the body with ionic footbaths and lasers. These practitioners assess your needs on an individual basis, creating wellness programs that are as personalized as a custom suit made out of all your former Halloween costumes.
Whether performing a routine checkup or root canal, Dr. Sherri Alpert aims to make her patients feel comfortable and relaxed, providing, soft pillows, aromatherapy, and meditative practices with soothing music to help relieve anxiety. Dr. Alpert also takes measures to ensure children are at ease during appointments. She situates them in a treatment room with a colorful mural of marine life, and offers up Wii games, magic tricks, and craft projects. The range of amenities for kids hint at Dr. Alpert’s publishing career: her two books, Attack of the Sugar Bugs and _Cassandra Gets Her Smile Back _, both teach a positive lesson about the importance and ease of keeping teeth clean.
At Little Tor Skin Care Studio, a team of aestheticians keeps its clientele’s skin looking youthful with a range of treatments. Five standard facials are designed to rejuvenate a variety of skin types, and custom facials employ skin analysis to ensure faces receive the ideal levels of cleansing and moisture. Other services include waxing, reflexology, and aromatherapy.
To ensure that all the treatments and services offered at Beauty Victorian Secrets Day Spa are effective, rejuvenating, and worthy of her clients' time and money, Yvonne tests them all on herself first. Inside her inviting day spa, she tests out classic European facials, moisturizing freeze-dried masks, and paraffin-vitamin C treatments. She and her welcoming staff offer solutions to physical woes with their waxing services, specifically their bare-all Brazilian, which leave skin silky smooth without the cuts associated with shaving or the debilitating hand cramps of tweezing.
Just as an interstate can become congested with traffic, the flow of life-force energy can become backed up and suppress the body's natural immune response. That's where D.J. Kim comes in. By inserting thin sterilized needles into various meridians along the face and body, Kim hopes to stimulate natural healing abilities to promote weight loss, rejuvenate the complexion, or heal ailments ranging from migraines to infertility.
A mother and her teenage daughter stand at the counter side-by-side, chop, chop, chopping in unison. Neither have cooked much with vegetables before, but under the friendly guidance of experts, they find their veggie phobias fading. This is a recurring theme within The Food Evolution's kitchen, where students learn to toss their culinary insecurities into the flames and begin having fun with meal prep.
At The Food Evolution, which Diane Hoch founded in 2010, students aged 16 and older learn from professional instructors how to create healthful, tasty, preservative-free meals. Classes highlight either techniques or styles of cuisine and vary in levels of participation—from demonstration classes where students observe and take notes, to hands-on courses in which students are required to touch everything with all 10 fingers. In private nutritional-counseling sessions, Diane, a certified nutritional-health counselor, tailors advice and programs to help individuals reach their health and wellness goals.