Similar to old pennies, environmental toxins are ubiquitous, harmful if swallowed, and may contain trace amounts of Abraham Lincoln. Primp your peanut tenderizers with today's Groupon: for $35, you get a foot detox ($30) and a 30-minute body or foot massage ($45) at Essential Wellness Center (a $75 value).
Essential Wellness Center helps heal bodies that visit its breezy confines with holistic treatments, specializing in a slew of services to better both mind and body. The two-part treatment begins with a detoxifying foot treatment that submerges tired tootsies in soothing ionized water. This ion bath helps to draw out cellular-level toxins and pollutants, increasing immune function and improving overall wellness. Each individual ion is trained to enter your body imperceptibly, knock on the door of each and every cell, ask if it's had any problems, kick down the door when it receives no reply, and drag out the noxious nasty. The foot detox is a common treatment for those looking to cleanse the body, lose weight, or banish lingering stressors. Following the cleanse, professionals tend to the body or feet during a 30-minute massage. The kneading aims to soothe away stressors as well as aches from excessive walking, running, or extreme pogo-sticking.
Essential Wellness Center is a welcoming temple of relaxation, with bright cheery tones on the walls, inspirational artwork, and plenty of natural light that doesn't smell like blueberry jam. The staff members are as warm as the décor; they're compassionate professionals who are dedicated to helping people to live a better life in mind and body. Call ahead to schedule an appointment.
Holistic Family Practice
A holistic health-care facility that unites a team of alternative practitioners under one roof, Holistic Family Practice strives to relieve patients of their ailments using an approach that centers on the cause of symptoms instead of the symptoms themselves. For example, when discussing the treatment of depression, instead of prescribing traditional solutions, such as antidepressants or bank vaults filled with bubble wrap, Holistic Family Practice' owner rattles off a litany of alternative therapies, including constipation relief, positive thinking, meditation, exercise, and probiotics. The staff helps heal patients with comprehensive natural medical care that can include naturopathy as well as wellness classes, health programs, and detoxification services that can stabilize immune systems. The team also deals with nutrient deficiencies and works with patients who suffer from hormonal imbalances, digestive disorders, adrenal fatigue, and more, Shades of turquoise fill treatment rooms with a color meant to awaken clients' confidence, and framed affirmations such as "I love myself" and "Those water-park guards will never stop me" inspire people to look inward for healing strength.
Northwest Virginia Beach
1209 Independence Blvd.
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23455