Health & Fitness in New Haven

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Though her ability to untie knots rivals that of a sailor, licensed massage therapist Lorna Ellis-Harding has been relieving aches and pains for long enough to understand the limitations of massage. Rather than rely solely on her Swedish, deep-tissue, and sports techniques, she draws from other areas of traditional and alternative medicine to craft treatment plans for the whole body. Her acupressure massages, for example, incorporate the principles of Eastern acupuncture to apply healing pressure to specific points of energy across the body. When she isn’t balancing energy or coaxing out toxins with gentle lymphatic-drainage techniques, Lorna consults with other local businesses to help her clients manage their weight and make healthful lifestyle decisions, such as refraining from eating french fries while juggling chainsaws.

24 Rock St
New Haven,
CT
US

As an active member of the Lotus network of holistic-health providers and Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry, Dr. Jack M. Levine operates from a philosophy that oral health correlates with overall wellbeing. He and his staff at Orange Street Smiles maintain chompers with holistic dental services that leverage preventative care, biocompatible materials, and minimally invasive procedures. Upon arrival, clients assuage anxieties by sipping herbal tea with one hand while the other two relax with a complimentary hand massage. During the examination, patients can listen to music while Dr. Jack delves into facial caves in search of cavities, gum disease, and oral cancers. X-rays create a dental record and reveal root positions and any hidden decay. Lastly, a skilled hygienist sloughs off plaque jackets and unfashionable tartar top hats using toothpaste made from green tea and herbs.

375 Orange Street
New Haven,
CT
US

Creative Body Therapies's Aileen Ferraro kneads, strokes, and pummels away aches and pains with a wide variety of stress-abating techniques. The therapeutic-massage treatment subjects muscle-borne maladies to an hour of customized Swedish and deep-tissue methods. Sink down into the plush massage table as nimble hands use long and gentle strokes to sweep away tension and intense kneading to untangle tight knots. In addition to relieving discomfort, each session can ease the mind and, like jogging up and down the theater aisles during a horror movie's scary parts, stimulate the flow of blood.

1079 Whalley Ave
New Haven,
CT
US

Discipline through Dharma...Doing Good Deeds..Telling the Truth. Connecting to the Source and sharing what you know. Balanced Yoga will help you grow...rid of the old and in with the New..Get Empty so you can fill up all over again. BE LOVE...We serve up Delicious Hot and Not Hot Yoga all day long. Know Yoga Know Peace*

1079 Whalley Ave
New Haven,
CT
US

Founded in 2006, we have spent the last few years skating fast, hitting hard and traveling to compete against the top leagues around the east coast and beyond. We are proud to call ourselves the Daughters of the American Derby Revolution. Roller derby is real, athletic, and exciting! Come watch a bout and you'll be hooked!

21 South Bradley Road
Woodbridge,
CT
US

New Haven Fitness packs state-of-the-art cardio and resistance-training equipment, certified personal trainers, and a jellybean jar of heart-pumping classes within its window-lined walls. Love handles melt away on the Life Fitness treadmills, elliptical machines, and stationary bikes, while muscles mushroom under the direction of Hammer Strength free weights. Personal trainers sculpt unmotivated contractile tissues into apt pupils with exercises customized for body types, fitness levels, and favorite Smurfs. Morph ungainly thighs into shapely stems with the gym's kaleidoscope of fitness classes, including calorie-zapping Zumba, stress-relieving yoga, muscle-lengthening Pilates, and aggression-channeling kickboxing.

900 Chapel St
New Haven,
CT
US