Isatis, forsythia, and echinacea are herbs that Dr. Christopher Trahan, Doctor of Oriental Medicine (O.M.D.), prescribes to treat many illnesses–herbs that have been used for centuries to treat a wide range of ailments. At Olympus Center, the doctor oversees a full pharmacy of both Western and Chinese botanicals. His extensive training—which took him to Sri Lanka, India, China, and across the United States— enables him to draw upon it effectively. He prescribes customized herbal regimens for patients after detailed consultations, in the form of concentrated powdered extracts, pills, liquid tinctures and homeopathic remedies.
As a Holistic Integrative Medicine physician, Dr. Trahan's utilizes an extensive combination of therapies, including homeopathy, nutritional guidance, and physiotherapies such as massage in addition to his herbal remedies and acupuncture. Dr. Trahan has served on the faculty of both the International Institute of Chinese Medicine and the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine (O.M.D.), espoused the benefits of holistic natural medicine during numerous TV and radio appearances, and has written a number of published articles, whose topics include Traditional Chinese Medicine and Women's Health.
Urban Acupuncture Center grew out of the shared vision of three friends. Licensed acupuncturists Steve Drugan, Sue Bowlus, and Linda Chun were passionate about the ancient Chinese technique's potential to heal?especially after finding personal relief from conditions such as migraines and sciatica?and wanted to make it accessible to more people. After learning that clinics across the country were offering services on a sliding scale, the trio took a trip to Detroit to visit three community acupuncture centers. They saw people from all walks of life receiving acupuncture treatments together, and, recognizing the need for a similar establishment in Ohio, decided to found their own community-minded clinic.
Today, within the center's open, communal setting, patients relax in cushy leather recliners among Asian-inspired room dividers and multimedia works crafted by local artists while thin, sterile needles alleviate the stresses and imbalances that leave bodies low. Patients await treatment on the reception area?s pew-like bench beside a trickling fountain, where they can focus on centering their energies or finding the moisture needed to affix a temporary tattoo.
Located in Overland Park, Courtyard by Marriott Overland Park is convenient to Overland Park Convention Center and Towne Center Plaza. This eco-friendly hotel is within the vicinity of Corporate Woods and Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art.
Make yourself at home in one of the 137 guestrooms. Complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Conveniences include desks and separate sitting areas.
Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities
DonÃât miss out on the many recreational opportunities, including an indoor pool, a spa tub, and a fitness facility.
You can enjoy a meal at a restaurant serving the guests of Courtyard by Marriott Overland Park, or stop in at a grocery/convenience store. Full breakfasts are available daily for a fee.
Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, business services, and express check-in. Free parking is available onsite.
With more than 20 years' experience, Prather Wellness Center boosts bodily health with comprehensive holistic therapies and homeopathic disciplines. Dr. Robert Prather helps to correct spinal imbalances and to treat sports injuries, headaches, and achy dorsal fins through chiropractic adjustments, and the center's licensed massage therapists soothe sinews in one of three dedicated spa rooms.
A certified acupuncturist, Dr. Prather practices both traditional needle treatments and laser acupuncture, as well as microcurrent, meridian, and auricular therapy to stimulate healing through specific sites of the body. The signature Prather blood profile gifts patients with comprehensive information on all major organ systems through an extensive survey of more than 50 tests, and the medical professionals also draw upon hair analysis, hormone testing, and radiographs to paint a picture of total body health. Doctors can use results to inform future treatment recommendations, or to provide nutrition counseling to keep golgi apparatuses smiling.
With a glass of wine or beer in hand, guests of Shag’d Hair Studio kick back before undergoing hair and makeup services performed by a meticulous staff. The salon’s ranks include two Bumble and Bumble network educators and two Redken-certified colorists. They clip hair, add dimension with foil highlights, wax lips and eyebrows, and apply makeup to further accentuate facial features. The staff relies on several high-tier product lines—such as Bumble and Bumble, Redken, Moroccanoil, and Pureology—to perform each treatment and occasionally lubricate the studio’s door hinges.
Shag’d Hair Studio’s staff not only strives to turn envisioned looks into reality, but they also work hard to protect the environment. The custom-designed salon space boasts many eco-friendly features, including recycled Chicago brick, LED lighting, and a high-efficiency air-conditioner that kisses a polar bear every 10 seconds in order to create naturally cool air. The loft-inspired salon also offers free WiFi.
Seneca Anderson, licensed acupuncturist, naturopath, and founder of Longevity Health Center, takes a holistic approach to overall health, treating patients with the additional expertise of his attentive staff. Comprehensive services guide patients down the road to overall wellness, abating chronic ailments and curbing poor eating habits. Tools to achieve such goals include bio-energetic evaluation, a method for identifying the environmental toxins that contribute to chronic ailments, as well as chiropractic care and massage therapy. The ancient Chinese practice of acupuncture, a means of balancing bodily energy and communing with the spirits of ancient hedgehogs, can alleviate the vice-like pain of headaches and the discomfort of stomach issues, among other maladies.