Xinli "Cindy" Du used to sit at a computer all day, unaware of its effects on her body. It wasn't until she sat on a therapeutic ergonomics ball that she realized the damage she'd done. This experience rekindled her desire to practice Chinese medicine and answer her body's cries for improvement. Today, Cindy is an East Asian–medicine practitioner as well as a licensed acupuncturist. In the comfort of her cozy studio, all can seek her therapeutic services, which range from shiatsu and acupressure bodywork to herbal medicine and acupuncture.
Janine spent 16 years working as an executive assistant on Wall Street before abandoning the Charging Bull to study massage at the Swedish Institute in Manhattan. Now a licensed massage therapist, Janine combines her will to please and her newfound skills in therapeutic sessions that combine myofascial-release, deep-tissue, and lomi lomi techniques. While she works, she moves slowly, safely stretching limbs and joints without sudden movements and bringing harmony to the body's internal energies. In addition to her signature trio, her modalities also include hot-stone, shiatsu, Thai, and pregnancy massage.
Todd Hymel was chugging along, getting his bachelor’s degree from LSU when the universe intervened. While meditating with his friends in Santa Fe, Todd had a vision that directed him to study acupuncture and Chinese medicine. Packing up just his bike, tent, sleeping bag, and some summer clothes, Todd set out for Seattle to study at Bastyr University. Acupuncture Clinic NW represents the culmination of Todd’s journey, where he and his fellow practitioners balance bodies using traditional Eastern medicine. Clients can seek solace from pain through traditional acupuncture, cupping, herbal remedies, or bodywork that blends acupressure with shiatsu.
Doctor of Chiropractic Jenni Ricker, a graduate of Palmer College, opened The Health and Wellness Clinic with the goal of helping people heal by offering a collaborative approach to natural medicine. Together with a team of licensed massage therapists, acupuncturists, and a naturopathic physician, Dr. Ricker cares for patients during all stages of life. Before birth, prenatal massage and chiropractic care ease the burdens of mothers-to-be and babies alike. As children grow, Dr. Ricker helps promote good posture, improve spinal health, and reduce strain with adolescent chiropractic services. Adults enjoy a full suite of treatments including medically managed weight loss, traditional Chinese medicine, and chiropractic adjustments.
Spa Sirona revitalizes and energizes dilapidated dermis with a plethora of spa services. The full-body sugar scrub infuses exteriors with essential oils, and the deluxe express mani-pedi soothes stress-stricken palms and soles. The welcoming staff imbues Spa Sirona with a cozy and inviting ambience. After being barraged all day with UV rays, gamma rays, and microwaves jettisoned from passing garbage trucks, you deserve to renew your well-weathered epidermal veneer at Spa Sirona.
Trained in Ayurvedic, Swedish, deep-tissue, and shiatsu massage, Minerva Massage’s muscle manipulator mixes styles to achieve optimal results, customizing each session to the client. Through these methods, she hopes to awaken clients to their own bodies while bringing tranquility to their minds, thus opening the channels to healing energies. She also offers hot-stone massages, and, as a certified aromatherapist, works with essential oils during massages as well as facials.