• acupressure


Acupressure is similar to acupuncture. In Acupressure the practitioner uses finger, hand, elbow, or specially designed tool pressure (rather than needles) on specific points along the body to stimulate, balance,…
  • acupuncture


Acupuncture is the use of very fine needles, inserted at specific points on the body to stimulate, and regulate the flow of energy, and restore a healthy balance. It is…
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Applied Kinesiology (AK)

Applied kinesiology, also known as muscle testing, is a method of diagnosis and treatment based on the belief that various muscles are linked to particular organs and glands. Specific muscle…
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Aromatherapy is the use of essential oils distilled from plants, to treat insomnia, depression, stress, anxiety, headaches, muscle spasm, digestive disorders, as well as a wide range of other ailments.…
  • Person laying on their belly undergoing Ashiatsu with a person's feet on their back


Ashiatsu is an ancient Eastern deep tissue massage, involving a massage therapist walking on your back. Often practitioner is stabilized by holding onto bars attached to the ceiling.
  • astrology


Astrology used in life, health, or career coaching/counseling explores the symbolic map of your life–imagine it as a snapshot of the sky at the moment you're born. This snapshot is…
  • Acupuncturist placing needle in ear in auricular acupuncture treatment

Auricular Therapy

Auricular Therapy is an ancient Egyptian method to release pain by stimulating specific points on the ear. The whole body can be treated by massaging and palpating specific points on…
  • Bare shouldered woman laying on wooden planks with her head on towels. Another person holds a small cup with yellow liquid near her. Around the woman are flowers, a plank with salts and black stones.


Ayurveda is a 5000 year old practice originating in India, Ayurvedic tradition holds that illness is a state of imbalance among the body's systems that can be detected through procedures…
  • Caucasian person's two hands are holding metal rods connected to a black box that is a biofeedback device


Biofeedback is a method of learning to control one's bodily functions by monitoring one's own brainwaves, blood pressure, heart rate, degree of muscle tension, etc. Non-invasive healing method administered by…
  • BodyIntuitive


BodyIntuitive is a mind-body medicine honoring the impact of our emotions, traumas, stresses and belief systems on overall health, on the functioning of our nervous system, the levels of hormones…
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BodyTalk is an energy therapy that integrates techniques from Chinese medicine, acupuncture, yoga and meditation, as well as neuroscience, epigenetics, psychoneuroimmunology. BodyTalk is used to treat the body’s meridian (life…
  • Caucasian woman laying on her side wearing a white sleeveless top, being given a massage by a caucasian practitioner applying Bodywork techniques


Manual therapies including massage, deep tissue manipulation, movement awareness, energy balancing, exercise, and others. Used to improve bodily structure and function (e.g., circulation and relaxation), reduce pain and heal injuries.
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Breathwork is focused therapeutic breathing techniques, used to release physical and mental trauma, anxiety, and depression. Increases overall energy and well being. Watch a real life session here.
  • Caucasian male resting on a blue massage chair with his face down on the head piece of the chair, being given a back massage by a female practitioner of African descent

Chair Massage

Chair Massage is a fully clothed style of seated massage that is short in length, 5-15 minutes typically. Focuses mainly on the muscles of the back, shoulders, neck and arms.
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Chelation Therapy

Chelation Therapy is an intravenous treatment designed to bind heavy metals in the body to help the body get rid of them efficiently. May also treat coronary artery disease and…
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Chinese Medicine

Chinese Medicine is a traditional practice used for over 2,500 years. It includes various forms of herbal medicine, acupuncture, massage, exercise, and nutritional therapy.
  • Caucasian practitioner giving a back massage to a caucasian male.


Chiropractic is performed by a Doctor of Chiropractic, or DC. It is a hands on treatment, with the patient either fully clothed or in a hospital gown. A session may…
  • Caucasian female with a bare midriff in jeans holding her hands in front of her belly and creating a heart shape with her fingers

Colon Therapy

Colon Therapy is a pain-free therapy administered by a trained practitioner to remove toxins from the colon and intestinal tract. Promotes healthier digestion, clear skin, weight loss, and overall good…
  • craniosacral fascial therapy

Craniosacral Fascial Therapy (CFT)

Craniosacral Fascial Therapy (CFT) is a gentle hand-on healing method which combines two established modalities of Dr. William Sutherland's Cranial Sacral Therapy and John F. Barnes' Myofascial Release, along with…
  • Caucasian woman laying on her back with her eyes closed, having her temples and neck touched by a Caucasian practitioner

Craniosacral Therapy

Gentle manual manipulation used for diagnosis and treatment focused on the skull, spinal column, and sacrum. Reduces full body tension and normalizes cranial rhythms to relieve pain and improve all…
  • Caucasian woman laying on her back wearing a white top with various crystals on her forehead, throat and chest, with a crystal hanging from a thread above her throat

Crystal Therapy

The use of Crystals to heal the body due of their ability to hold and emit energy vibrations. Various crystals are placed on or around a fully clothed person to…
  • Woman laying on her belly on towels with two cups suctioned to her back, while a third one is being applied by a Cupping practitioner


An ancient healing method using a suction cup applied for 5-10 minutes to flat surfaces of the skin to help the body detox and improve circulation. Used to treat pain…
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Dentistry (Holistic)

Dentistry used to treat the teeth, jaw, and related structures regarding how the therapy will affect the entire body. Addresses a wide range of dental problems, including infection, problems with…
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Doula Services

A woman who assists at labor, birth and in postpartum care of mother and baby. They help in educating and building confidence for the new parents.
  • Woman laying on her back with a towel on her body and her head titled to the side while an Ear Candling practitioner holds an ear candle in her ear.

Ear Candling

Use of a long, tapered ear candle to draw out impurities and excess ear wax out of the ear canal to increase all over health and wellness. The ear candle…
  • emotion coding

Emotion Code®

Emotion Code® is an energy technique developed by Dr. Bradley Nelson addressing cellular stress caused by trapped emotions. This cellular stress generates low-vibrational frequencies and imbalances within the body, chakras,…
  • Caucasian woman laying on her back wearing a white top. An energywork practitioner holds both hands crossed over her upper chest.

Energy Work

Ancient techniques, of either hands-on or no touch origins, that are used to manipulate the bioenergy of the patient with the goal of restoring balance or removing blockages from within…
  • Woman with a white towel wrapped around her head is laying down while another person is tweezing her eyebrows

Esthetics (Holistic)

Holistic esthetics approaches skin care by looking at the whole person, including nutrition, lifestyle and emotional factors. They use only healthy, natural/organic products and non-invasive skin care treatments. Holistic estheticians…
  • Family Constellation Therapy

Family Constellation Therapy

Family Constellations, also known as Systemic Constellations and Systemic Family Constellations, is based on the idea that traumas and stressors get passed down through generations to cause stress in the…
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Feng Shui

An ancient Chinese practice based on the belief that the way you arrange things in your surrounding environment van affect all aspects of your life; mind, body and spiritual health,…
  • Functional Medicine doctor

Functional Medicine

Functional medicine is a personalized and integrative approach to healthcare that addresses the root causes of chronic disease rather than the conventional model of treating the symptoms. The emphasis is…
  • A smiling, black haired woman is laying on her belly on a white towel with her eyes closed and her head resting on her hands. A practitioner stands to her side and uses a black, flat object with sharp looking edges on her shoulder.

Gua Sha

A traditional Chinese method of scraping or rubbing the skin with a rounded blade, along with the use of oils, and herbs. Used to relieve pain. release toxins, and improve…
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Guided Imagery

A mind-body intervention guided by the practitioner to generate mental images. Creates a feeling of relaxation and wellbeing. Used to treat physical and mental illnesses, such as Cancer, PTSD, anxiety…
  • Four women and one man all have their arms raised over their heads in the middle of movement. They are wearing colorful workout clothing and shoes.

Health Coaching

Food, exercise and lifestyle support delivered by a mentor who tailors a wellness program to the individual. Used for maintaining health and prevention of disease.
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The use of plants intended for medicinal purposes or for supplementing a diet. Plants have been the basis for medical treatments through much of human history. Can sometimes include fungal…
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A medical science developed in the 18th century by a German physician. It is based on the principle “like cures like”. Using small doses of natural substances found in a…
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Hot Stone Massage

A massage therapy method that involves the use of smooth, flat, heated stones that are placed on specific points on your body or used in massage strokes. Improves circulation, warms…
  • An Asian woman resting on her back in the water, wearing a black bikini top, and a flower in her hair.


The use of water in different forms/temperatures to treat pain, limited mobility and various illnesses like the common cold. Watch the video
  • Woman with strawberry blonde hair lays on her back on a patch of grass, her arms spread out. Her eyes are closed and she's smiling in the sunlight. She's wearing a black top and blue shorts with white polkadots.


A mind-based treatment that uses hypnotic states to access your subconscious and generate mental and physical change.
  • Integrated Medicine

Integrated Medicine

Integrated Medicine Practitioners use conventional medical and alternative methods together to facilitate the body's natural healing response. They use the most appropriate treatments from an array of scientific disciplines to…
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Intuitive Healing

Combo of an intuitive consultation or psychic reading along with an emotional release, physical realignment or energetic re-aligning that helps to heal the patients mind, body and spirit. The intention…
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Life Coaching

A life coach will help you focus on your present life, set personal and professional goals, make any necessary adjustments, and helps you move forward. Whether you're going through a…
  • A woman of African descent is laying on a pillow while a practitioner massages her neck.

Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD)

Application of light strokes to the skin and superficial connective tissue in the direction of the heart to increase the drainage of lymphatic fluids from the involved areas. Used to…
  • Woman laying on her belly with her head on a folded towel. Her shoulders are being massaged by another person.

Massage Therapy

A collection of varied bodywork methods designed to improve health through manual manipulation of soft tissues including stroking, kneading, pressing, tapping, stretching, and shaking muscles and soft body tissues. Used…
  • A woman laying on her back on a massage table. She's wearing a bra and has a towel covering her from the hips down. A practitioner in green scrubs is massaging her abdominal area.

Mayan Abdominal Massage

Non-invasive Ancient Mayan techniques combined with modern knowledge of anatomy. Gentle manipulation of muscles and tendons supporting the belly organs. Used to aid digestive functions and increase fertility.
  • A group of Caucasian people sitting cross legged on a grassy floor in front of a background of trees with sunshine. They have their eyes closed and are meditating.

Meditation (Guided)

Meditation practice where a leader quietly speaks the words that suggest a mental journey. These words are imagery in story form, together with suggestions for breathing, relaxation and well-being.
  • A pregnant woman is laying back on a couch while a midwife is touching the pregnant woman's belly. They're both smiling brightly at each other. They are in a homely setting.


A health science, and method that assists women with pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period, including breastfeeding, along with sexual and reproductive health of women throughout their lives.
  • A young child with curly red hair has their arm stretched carefully by a smiling female practitioner as part of movement therapy.

Movement Therapy

Eastern and Western movement methods used to promote physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being. Teaches a person how to move the body in a healthier way.
  • A woman's shoulder and back are in focus while a practitioner places moxa on her skin and lights it.


Use of a moxa, made from dried mugwort (Artemisia vulgaris), is rolled into a pea-sized cone, placed point up on an acupuncture point and burned almost to the skin or…
  • A Caucasian woman's bare back is facing the camera while a practitioner is pinching the tissue between her neck and shoulder.

Myofascial Release (MFR)

Myofascial (my-o-FASH-e-ul) release is a manual therapy often performed by a trained massage therapist. The technique focuses on treating pain believed to arise from myofascial tissues — the tough membranes…
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Naturopathic Medicine

A branch of medicine in which a variety of natural medicines and treatments are used to heal illness (sometimes used alongside conventional medicine). Founded on the belief that people are…
  • neurofeedback


Neurofeedback is a non-invasive treatment, used to treat depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Addiction, ADD/ADHD, Autism/Asperger's and Traumatic Brain Injury...and even stroke. A small signal (usually too small for you to physically…
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Nursing, Holistic

A nursing practice that has healing the whole person as its goal. A holistic nurse is a licensed/registered nurse who takes a “mind-body-spirit-emotion-environment” approach to the practice of traditional nursing.…
  • nutritional counseling

Nutrition Counseling

Counseling and support through nutritional education which includes food planning and preparation, food combining, and nutritional supplements. Usually whole food/organic focused. Used for weight management, treatment of diabetes, high blood…
  • occupational therapy

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy (OT) helps people do the things they want and need to do through the therapeutic use of daily activities (occupations). OT practitioners help people of all ages to…
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Oriental Medicine

Ancient medicinal system used to treat the whole body, that includes acupuncture, cupping, herbal medicine, moxibustion, Oriental massage, and Oriental nutrition. In the U.S., Oriental medicine refers to a graduate-level…
  • ortho-bionomy


Ortho-Bionomy is a non-invasive system of healing that allows the body to correct itself. The fully clothed body is gently stimulated through movement, positioning, light compression and contact. This is…
  • Man of African descent is laying on his back on a massage table. A practitioner is touching his neck.


Gentle manipulation of the skeleton and muscles to restore and maintain full body health. Performed by an Osteopathic Doctor (D.O.)
  • A woman is laying on a bed covered by a white duvet. She's curled up in a fetal position with her arms on either side of her body. Her head is laying below the pillow.

Pelvic Floor Therapy

A combination of physical and energetic tools applied externally and internally to assess and restore balance to the female pelvis. For women of all ages. Can help resolve pain during…
  • A lifting weight is laying next to a bowl of steamed green beans and carrots. In front of both is a measuring tape showing centimeters.

Personal Training

Personal training takes place under the supervision of a certified personal trainer, expected to have a varying degree of knowledge in general fitness, exercise prescription and instruction. The trainer will…
  • physical therapy

Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy (or PT) includes evaluation, assessment, and treatment for chronic pain, decreased strength, injuries, and mobility limitations. A Physical Therapist is trained to assess your condition then treat you…
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Pranic Healing

No-touch energy healing system with the belief that the body is a self-repairing entity that carries the ability to heal itself and that the healing process is helped by increasing…
  • holistic counseling


Psychotherapy, or talk therapy, is done in-person or virtually with a trained/licensed professional for help with a large variety of mental illnesses and emotional difficulties. It can help eliminate or…
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An ancient Chinese system of postures, exercises, breathing techniques, and meditations. Designed to improve and enhance the body's “Qi” (fundamental life energy responsible for health and vitality).
  • Person wearing sneakers, tall socks and shorts is laying on their back on a massage table. A second person is touching their upper and lower leg.

Reembody Method™

The Reembody Method™ is a unique movement method of healing. Reembody™ works with gravity, friction, and your brain’s perception of them as being either safe or threatening, which determines the…
  • A woman sitting back has her foot massaged. To the left are white candles and white and pink flowers.


A manual therapy method of relieving pain by stimulating predefined pressure points on the feet and hands. Used to treat the whole-body system through these points. Used to relieve pain,…
  • A Caucasian woman wearing a purple top is laying on a table with her eyes closed. A Reiki practitioner is holding her hands over the woman's forehead and the top of her head.


Ancient healing system using simple hands-on, no-touch, and visualization techniques, with the goal of improving the flow of life energy in a person. Reiki (pronounced ray-key) means "universal life energy"…
  • rolfing


Manual bodywork technique that uses deep manipulation of the soft tissues to realign and balance the whole body. Rolfing improves posture, relieves chronic pain, and reduces stress. Typically delivered as…
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Shamanic Healing

An ancient healing method that incorporates all the elements of a person: Mental, Spiritual, Emotional, and physical. A Shaman may use several different tools to facilitate healing including, but not…
  • Person laying on their front receives a Shiatsu massage from a therapist.


A manual therapy developed in Japan that incorporates techniques such as Japanese traditional massage, acupressure, stretching, and Western massage. Shiatsu involves applying pressure to special points or areas on the…
  • shonishin


Also know as pediatric acupuncture, although typically no needles are used and nothing actually penetrates the skin. Instead a small blunt tool is used on specific points in a massage-like…
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Sound Therapy

The use of sound to help the release of various hormones and emotional factors. Sound therapy is said to affect breathing, heart rate, blood pressure and neuromuscular tone. Used in…
  • spiritual coaching

Spiritual Coaching

A spiritual coach helps you change your life by changing the way you operate on a deeper level. Similar to a life coach, they work by examining your behaviors, habits,…
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Structural Integration

Or (SI), a deep bodywork technique intended to help in the realignment of the body by altering the length and tone of myofascial tissues. Used to correct the misalignment of myofascial…
  • A woman in a red top and black leggings is practicing Tai Chi in front of a lake. Yellow gold leaves hanging from a tree are blurred in the background behind the woman.

Tai Chi

A Chinese martial art whose system of physical exercises is often practiced as a way of meditating or improving well-being.
  • A woman in a blue sweater is looking at the camera doing EFT on the karate chop point on her hand. In the background is a bookcase with a chair, and a door on the right.

Tapping (EFT)

Painless tapping on specific (meridian) points on the body with fingertip to restore energy and balance to the mind and body. Can help release old trauma, and physical pain.
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Thai Massage

Traditional massage performed without oils or lotions. The patient remains clothed during a treatment. There is body contact between the practitioner and patient, but rather than rubbing skin and muscles,…
  • Total Body Modification

Total Body Modification (TBM)

Total Body Modification (TBM) was developed by Dr. Victor Franks. TBM is a powerful diagnostic, and healing modality; inspiring many healing methods in the field of energy medicine and energy…
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Trigger Point Therapy

A manual therapy to alleviate the source of pain/trigger point through cycles of pressure and release. A trigger point is a tight area within muscle tissue that causes pain in…
  • A woman is laying on her stomach with a flower tucked behind her ear and smiles. A practitioner is kneading their fingers into her upper back.

Tui Na

A Chinese massage method using acupoint stimulation, aggressive and forceful maneuvers, including pushing, rolling, kneading, rubbing, and grasping, sometimes used with acupuncture. Increases circulation and energy flow for whole body…
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A gentle form of bodywork performed in warm water. It combines elements of massage, joint mobilisation, shiatsu, muscle stretching and movement therapy. You are continuously supported while being floated, cradled,…
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A discipline or exercise that focuses on the body's musculature, posture, breathing, and consciousness. The goal of yoga is optimal physical and mental well-being through exercise, holding of postures, proper…
  • Yoga therapy

Yoga Therapy

A hands on and guided method let by a Certified Yoga Therapist to help empower you towards improved health and well being through Yoga teachings and practices. Therapy may include…