The staff members at Lifeline Hygienics are all certified to administer gravitational colonic irrigations. However, their expertise goes beyond colon hydrotherapy—before each client's first session, they also discuss diet and health history, hoping to administer colonics from a holistically minded standpoint. The colonics themselves are helped along with abdominal massage and the manipulation of reflex points, which aids in releasing waste.
Ayurveda is a holistic medical system designed to balance the body and promote physical, spiritual, and emotional well-being. Sound Shore Ayurveda & Wellness center’s practitioner, Manjula Paul, comes from a family of vaidyas, or doctors, for the royal family of South India, and she began studying the family trade at the age of 17. Her ayurvedic treatments include chakra balancing and nasya, a natural reliever for congestion, allergies, and sore sinuses. To complement her traditional practice, Paul also offers facials, microdermabrasion, and massage therapy.
Over the course of more than 30 years, Alan Handelsman and his associates have helped thousands of patients through a combination of Tibetan herbal foot baths and acupuncture. He examines each patient’s medical history, asks questions about their lifestyle, and checks the health of the tongue as well as the pulse to determine the best holistic treatment.
Acupuncture opens up channels of energy throughout the body to foster healing and well-being, and it can be used to treat musculoskeletal, gastrointestinal, and circulatory issues, among others. It’s also been known to help patients quit smoking as well as lose weight.
A licensed acupuncturist, registered nurse, and trained herbologist, Christina Robich, R.N. pulls from multiple fields of medicine to address a wide range of ailments. With its black fireplace set against a white-brick wall, paintings, and various knickknacks, Christina's office resembles a home more than a business. Amid those familiar comforts, she oversees acupunctures, delivers hot stone massages, and doles out organic supplements. Christina's flair for healing goes beyond physical treatments, too, as she offers nutritional guidance and even leads classes in ancient remedies.
Awaken Wellness Fairs shed light on the latest trends in holistic healing with events and services spanning in-depth seminars, revitalizing bodywork, and life coaching. Intuitive readers sit down for one-on-one sessions that offer insight into personal problems or looming decisions, and bodywork professionals soothe physical distress with calming holistic treatments. The fairs also feature sundry vendors selling healing crystals and jewelry.
At Eastgate Acupuncture, husband-and-wife team Paul and Crystal hold to the four pillars of traditional Chinese medicine: acupuncture, herbs and nutrition, physical manipulation, and Qi Gong breathing exercises. According to ancient Chinese medical beliefs, these four practices leverage patients' qi, or internal energy, keeping bodies in balance and helping heal a wide variety of disorders and disease. In their acupuncture sessions, tiny needles unblock energy pathways in the body, letting natural healing processes take over. Herbal consultations help guests put together a regimen of traditional healing plants, often used to make tea to promote health and reverse heavy Earl Grey intake's tendency to turn one into a British lord.