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Acupuncture is an alternative medicine methodology originating in ancient China that treats patients by manipulating thin, solid needles that have been inserted into acupuncture points in the skin. According to Traditional Chinese medicine, stimulating these points can correct imbalances in the body.
Through the use of essential oils, this form of alternative medicine helps alter a person’s mood and cognitive function. Aromatherapy can be applied through massage, direct inhalation and in the air.
Our body is important and we need to take care of it. Whether a massage is needed to relax the muscles, yoga to build on strength, diet to eat healthier, for each one of us, our needs are different. Here you can find whatever you need to heal your body.
This hands-on therapy includes the adjustment of joints and bones through stretching, pulling and pushing. Heat and ultrasound waves are often used to loosen up the muscles prior to the adjustment. The primary goal of chiropractic therapy is to realign joints and bones of the spine.
Need a partner to support you in reaching your goals? A coach will be at your side, cheering you on, helping you to sort out options, set intentions, and meet challenges in a positive, caring way. Pick a coach for health, life, wellness, sports, meditation, and fitness.
Farmers Markets/Healthy Eating
There are so many benefits to visiting a farmers market. By eating foods grown by local farmers, we support them financial and the more ripe food is when it's picked, the more delicious it is. There are many local farmers that do not use pesticides, which in itself has benefits (better for our bodies, better for the environments, better for our children). Many markets offer entertainment and activity for kids, so check them out!
Fitness Centers are great places to go work on the physical self. Not only do many of them have fitness equipment but they also have rooms for workouts, including aerobics, Zumba, spinning and much more. Not all centers require membership and most offer a free trial workout. Give them a call and find out!
Just For Fun
Want to join a walk, run or tough mudders event? Do you enjoy hiking, visiting parks and being outdoors? This section is for you to find something to do that will refresh your body, mind and spirit.
Help your body heal through touch. Massage therapy has many benefits, from increasing blood circulation to vital organs and tissue, relax overused muscles, and rejuvenate the spirit. Types of massage range from a quick chair massage to hot stone massage, pregnancy massage and Swedish massage. Bodywork is done in a relaxed environment that includes low lights and soothing music and often will include aromatherapy as well.
Two forms of meditation are Sitting, and Active. Find what is right for you. Active meditation allows the body to release tension by shaking, walking, or other movement. Perfect for someone who “can’t sit still” and yet seeks relief from stress. Sitting meditation allows one to experience the stillness inside.
This treatment is used to help people heal through creating, singing, listening or dancing to music. Individual’s needs are assessed and then the proper treatment is given to help physical, emotional, cognitive and social needs of the patient. This therapy is especially helpful for those who have difficulty communicating with words.
A fitness professional is involved in exercise prescription and instruction as they motivate clients by setting goals and providing feedback and accountability to clients. Trainers measure their client's strengths and weaknesses with fitness assessments. They may also educate their clients in many other aspects of wellness besides exercise, including general health and nutrition guidelines.
Reiki is a form of healing energy that might be described as a laying on of the hands. Universal life force energy is channeled from the higher power through the Reiki practitioner to offer a sense of well being, possible relief from pain, may decrease anxiety, and may promote healing.
The term wellness has many definitions. The broadest definition is: finding a balance of body, mind, and spirit, that improves one’s sense of well-being despite illness. Self-care in partnership with others is one important aspect of wellness.
The physical practices of yoga have shown tremendous benefits for people seeking fitness as well as therapy for chronic ailments and injuries. Yoga also promotes the creation of a quiet, reflective space in the mind and an overall a sense of well-being that can help alleviate anxiety, depression and mind-body disorders. By promoting physical and mental change, yoga can help transform your life.