I received my training from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. Drawing on knowledge from more than one hundred dietary theories and a variety of practical lifestyle coaching methods, I will help you create a completely personalized “roadmap to health” that suits your unique body, lifestyle, preferences, and goals. My education and personal experience with digestive issues has equipped me with extensive knowledge in holistic nutrition, health coaching, and preventive health. I work with clients to help them make healthy food and lifestyle choices that produce real and lasting results.
60 – 120 minutes
Copious amounts of warm oil is used to aid the lymphatic system in detoxification and carrying nutrients. In Ayurvedic medicine, the body is made of of energy channels, or chakras. When these are open, they promote optimal health. Abahyanga begins by applying warm oil to the main gateways to the chakras at the feet and head to facilitate their opening.
30 – 60 minutes
Cupping is an excellent way to access deep tissue muscles with the aid of glass or plastic cups which use suction to draw out imbalances. In Chinese medicine, these imbalances are due to stuck engery or “qi” which need to be drawn to the surface in order to be dispersed. In most cases, clients have felt immediate relief from: tight muscles, chronic pain and other symptoms of dis-ease [sic].
30 – 90 minutes
Shiatsu is a Japanese form of massage therapy. The word Shiatsu comes from two Japanese words – “shi” (finger) and “atsu” (pressure). In addition to the direct stimulation of pressure points along the energy pathways of your body, gentle stretching techniques are applied over a wider area of the body to integrate the point work and encourage the flow of Chi (energy) throughout the body. Shiatsu is a meditative healing art that honors the body, mind and spirit.
30 – 90 minutes
Swedish Massage is a very relaxing and therapeutic style of bodywork. It combines oils or lotion with an array of strokes such as rolling, kneading, and percussion to help the body improve its circulation. The benefits of this type of bodywork are wide-ranging and include relief from aches and pains, decreased stress levels in the body, enhanced mental clarity, improved appearance, and greater flexibility.
Sound healing refers to any use of sound, music or other frequencies and vibrations as a vehicle to enhance the therapeutic experience. It is based on scientific evidence that outlines the effects of vibration/sound on every molecule in the body. By using frequency inducing objects such as tuning forks, Himalayan singing bowls and the playback of personalized soundtracks, the physical and mental benefits of this healing art are endless.