At New Beginnings Fair, staff members strive to help their clients find health and peace, and they have several methods for achieving these goals. They are certified in various styles of massage, including medical, deep tissue, and hot stone, as well as other holistic services, helping to heal what ails clients in the present. The center also hosts fitness classes, leading participants through soothing hot-yoga workouts that stretch both body and mind.
The licensed massage therapists at The Balance Clinical & Holistic Massage refer to themselves as "Massage Lifestyle Coaches" because they believe that massage should be an important part of everyone's path to health and wellness. Clients are encouraged to spend time unwinding in the post-treatment relaxation area, sipping tea and reflecting after getting a massage or energy healing service. The myofascial release massage helps improve range of motion, the clinical massage helps improve circulation of the blood and lymph, while Reiki healing sessions help balance life force energy throughout the body. With friendly therapists determined to help clients find relief from chronic pain and stress, The Balance Clinical & Holistic Massage is a place to begin or continue a healing journey.
Dr. Alan Migdalewicz’s chiropractic expertise and Dr. Debbie Nicholson’s alternative medicine skills join forces at A & L Chiropractic Center. The duo aims to improve wellness in infants to seniors using chiropractic adjustments, trigger-point therapy, and reiki energy work. Other alternative therapies include the use of crystals to change one’s aura, meditation for stress relief, and sessions with the on-staff mime for some low-key giggles.
Vince Anthony Pitre is a certified hypnotherapist who leads the clinical hypnosis and therapy services at the Center for Healing Arts & Massage. Prior to becoming a hypnotherapist, Pitre was an overweight, chronic smoker and binge drinker for a period of time in his life before eventually seeking hypnotherapy treatment to successfully break his addictions. It has been 20 years since he smoked or drank, but Pitre continues to rely on hypnosis to maintain a healthy body weight, reduce stress, and lower anxiety. Inspired by the positive impact of hypnosis on his life, Pitre opened his own clinical hypnosis and therapy practice to help clients resolve trauma, fear, grief, and pain related to unwanted habits or detrimental behavioral patterns.
At the Center for Healing Arts & Massage, the extensive experience of the staff has earned them nominations for CityVoter's Best Massage in 2011 and 2012, and includes expertise in 10 different massage modalities. They can soothe the senses with an aromatherapy massage, or use a deep-tissue techniques to address chronic pain from stress or wearing sweaters made of steel wool. The center shares the crew's vast knowledge by training up-and-coming massage and reflexology professionals at an in-house school. They also promote wellness via nutritional supplements and relaxing spa treatments.
Gigi Badila Cristache, Dipl. Ac. (NCCAOM), R.Ac., Di. Hom. is no stranger to the world of alternative medicine. The owner of Naphsha Healing Arts holds a master's degree in the classical form of Five Element acupuncture and draws on her knowledge of holistic healing to alleviate ailments, such as emotional or digestive issues, with acupuncture, Chinese and Western herbs, and homeopathy treatments. To further promote optimal well-being, Gigi also incorporates bioenergetic therapy into treatment plans, which she devises for clients after they participate in a complimentary consultation.
Since its founding in 1987, weight-loss program has helped thousands of people slim down quickly and almost effortlessly. Instead of simply telling clients to change their eating habits, its practitioners use hypnotic suggestion to root newer, healthier behaviors in the subconscious brains. Clients find themselves exercising regularly and picking more wholesome foods without ever having to think about it consciously. Contrary to popular belief, hypnosis does not induce amnesia, and participants will usually remember everything that happens during the soothing sessions.