MODALITIES

Looking for a list of all the kinds of modalities we offer?

 

Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy uses blends of therapeutic essential oils made from plants to enhance a patient’s psychological or physical well-being, to increase cognitive function, or to relieve pain.  

 

Bach Flower Therapy 

Bach Flower Remedies contain certain emotional and spiritual healing properties found in the dew on flower petals, which have positive effects on psychological and spiritual mood.

 

Crystal Healing

Crystal healing uses stones and crystals on different parts of the patient’s body to restore harmony to the body by curing ailments, lifting depression and fighting off disease.   

 

Energy Therapy

Energy therapy involves healers who channel energy Into the patient to promote spiritual balance and harmony. Through touch, such as Reiki, as well as through both hands-off and distant methods.

 

Rebirthing

Rebirthing is a form of breath work that aims to heal a patient’s suppressed emotions, including fear, sadness, anger, etc. It is a technique that uses proper breathing to treat disease and relieve pain.

 

Herbal Therapy

Herbal Therapy uses medicine composed of plants or extracts from plants that can be digested or applied topically to the patient’s skin to treat or prevent illness.  

 

Homeopathy

Homeopathy is based on the usage of natural remedies that contain diluted amounts of minerals or plants to boost the body’s normal healing process.

 

Sound Therapy

Sound therapy applies sound waves to rebalance the body’s energy, psychological health and physical well-being.  

 

Z-Health Training

Z-Health is a fitness system that reshapes the way you train by focusing on and improving the connection between the brain and body. Through proprietary, scientifically engineered exercises, your clients can become stronger, faster, leaner - and can get rid of pain that they might have thought inevitable.

 

Somatic Therapy

Somatic therapy deals with the mind-body connection regarding one’s psychological past. Asserting that bodies hold on to past traumas, which manifest physical symptoms, it works holistically to recognize and relieve physical and mental tension.

 

Traditional Chinese Medicine

Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) covers a wide range of alternative medicine practices including acupuncture, tai chi and massage, as well as herbal medicines to balance the mind and body.

 

Alexander Technique

The Alexander technique is an approach to reevaluate one’s habits of movement and coordination in daily activities, and to reduce any patterns that cause tension in the body.

 

Feldenkrais Method

The Feldenkrais Method works to increase self-awareness about a patient’s movement to reduce pain, increase function, and promote overall well-being.

 

Fitness - Personal Trainer

Fitness involves the performance of exercises that require physical strength, agility, flexibility, grace, balance and coordination.  

 

Callanetics

Callanetics are exercises that involve frequent repetition of small muscular movements and squeezes, designed to improve muscle tone. Callanetics suggest that exercising the deeper muscles improves posture.

 

Interval Training

Interval training involves a sequence of low- to high-intensity cardio workouts broken up by brief periods of rest or low-intensity exercise. It’s used in cardio workouts to exercise the heart muscle, and to improve stamina and endurance.

 

Pilates

A Pilates mat enables the user to perform Pilates exercises on the floor. Power mat Pilates helps build strength and endurance. It blends different Pilates exercises into one routine, and helps regulate breathing.

 

Yogilates

Yogilates combines hatha yoga and pilates for a more complete system of exercise. Classes are 75 minutes and include floor exercises from both yoga and Pilates as well as standing exercises and deep relaxation and meditation.

 

Powerlifting

Powerlifting is a sport that focuses on building strength by lifting weights in three attempts, including squats, bench presses, and deadlifts.  

 

Strength and Toning Training

Strength training is a form of exercise that uses resistance against the body’s own weight to build muscle strength and increase bone density, endurance and metabolism. Toning is done to strengthen or firm up specific areas of your body while keeping it lean.

 

Qigong

Qigong, pronounced chee-gung, means “cultivating energy,” and focuses on physical posture, breathing techniques, and mental health.

 

Core Energetics

Core Energetics is a blend of spiritual development and body psychotherapy that brings awareness to how we block energy and recreate defense patterns from childhood.

 

Reiki

Reiki reduces stress and boosts relaxation. A practitioner’s hands, placed on the patient, or from distance, act as a conduit through which positive "life force energy" is transferred to the patient and negative "life force energy" is removed from the patient.



Tai Chi

Tai chi is a Chinese martial arts technique practiced for exercise, defense training and health benefits, such as stress reduction. Some training styles involve movements done in a slow manner accompanied by deep breathing.

 

Sports Nutrition

Sports nutrition focuses on the diet and overall nutrition of athletes. It specifically deals with the type and quantity of food and fluid an athlete consumes, and tries to balance nutrients such as vitamins, supplements, minerals as well as carbohydrates, proteins and fats.

 

The Paleolithic Diet

The Paleolithic Diet is based on specific food that humans' prehistoric ancestors probably ate, such as meat, nuts and berries. The diet excludes processed foods as well as dairy, grains and legumes, claiming they weren’t accessible in ancient times and that today’s body has never adapted to properly metabolize them.

 

Vegan Diet

The Vegan diet is for Vegans, who, in addition to being vegetarians, also don’t eat or use animal products or by-products. A vegan diet often includes vegetables, fruits, whole grain products, seeds, nuts and legumes.

 

Ashtanga Yoga

Ashtanga yoga is referred to as a modern form of classical Indian yoga. In Ashtanga, it’s recommended to keep the same yoga posture for the duration of 5-8 full, closed-mouth breaths.

 

Hatha Yoga

Hatha yoga describes any of the physical exercises in yoga, such as poses, which are one of the eight overall components, or limbs, of yoga. Hatha classes typically contain slow-paced stretching poses with simple breathing exercises.

 

Bikram Yoga

Bikram Yoga was created from traditional hatha yoga techniques. All Bikram Yoga classes are 90 minutes and include the same sequence of 26 postures, as well as two breathing exercises.

 

Restorative Yoga

Restorative Yoga involves only five or six poses, each held for 5 minutes or more, supported by props to enable complete relaxation and rest.

 

Therapeutic Yoga

Therapeutic Yoga helps people living with or recovering from illness or injury. It combines gentle yoga positions, breathing, guided meditation and hands-on healing.

 

Chair Yoga

Chair yoga is specifically for those with health or mobility issues since it involves either sitting on a chair or using a chair for support while standing. The poses are typically adapted from Hatha yoga poses and deepen flexibility.

 

Iyengar Yoga

Iyengar Yoga is a form of Hatha yoga that focuses on posture and breath control. Iyengar yoga contains more than 200 classical yoga poses and 14 different types of breathing exercises.

 

Kundalini Yoga

Kundalini Yoga integrates meditation, the use of mantra, physical exercises, such as poses, and breathing techniques. It combines all eight components, or limbs, of yoga into a singular practice.

 

Vinyasa

Vinyasa yoga, or Vinyasa Flow, involves a sequence of yoga poses that focus on the power of inhaling and exhaling. Vinyasa movements are smooth and flowing and resemble dance moves.

 

Meditation

Meditation is an internal practice involving the calming and clearing of the mind to promote relaxation, self-awareness and inner quiet. There are many forms of meditation, some of which repeat a mantra.

 

Reflexology

Reflexology involves the application of pressure to specific reflex points on the patients’ hands and feet, which correspond with different body organs. Pressing these specific points can have beneficial results on the corresponding organs and the patient’s overall health.

 

Massage Therapy

Massage therapy involves manipulating the body’s muscles, connective tissues, tendons, ligaments and joints. It’s applied by professionals to help alleviate bodily discomfort brought on by daily stress, muscle cramps and chronic pain conditions.

 

Myofascial Release MELT METHOD   

Myofascial release is a soft-tissue therapy for treating immobility and pain in the skeletal muscle. It relaxes contracted muscles, improves circulation in the blood and lymphatic system, and stimulates muscle flexibility.

 

Stone Massage

A stone massage involves placing heated smooth and flat rocks onto various points on the client’s body to relieve aches and pain, improve circulation or relax muscles. Therapists may also hold the rocks while massaging the client’s muscles.

 

Swedish Massage

 

Swedish massage is used to relax the entire body, improve circulation and increase levels of oxygen in the blood. A therapist rubs the muscles in the patient’s body, in either gentle or vigorous strokes, in the direction of blood returning to the heart.

 

Cupping Therapy

Cupping therapy uses cups, placed on the patient’s skin, to create localized suction. This suction, created by heat or mechanical devices, mobilizes blood flow to promote various types of healing of muscles pain.

 

Anma Massage  

Anma massage is a traditional Japanese massage from which modern shiatsu is derived. Anma massage techniques are applied vigorously to increase blood flow to the muscles and tissues and include kneading, rubbing, tapping specific points on the body.

 

Bowen Technique  

The Bowen Technique is a corrective therapy that’s applied using very gentle pressure. The practitioner uses thumbs and fingers to perform specialized rolling moves to stimulate the body’s muscles and soft tissues.

 

Breema  

Breema is a bodywork technique that combines yoga and Thai massage, without involving any strong bodily exertions or muscular contortions. The practice aims to bring together the mind and body.

 

Champissage   

Champissage massage is an alternative medicine massage involving the massaging of the patient’s head, neck and face. It’s also referred to as the Indian head massage.

 

Ashiatsu Massage  

Ashiatsu massage is used for relieving back pain and tight muscles. Therapists apply deep compression strokes to the patient’s body using their hands and even their feet sometimes, with the help of parallel bars positioned above.

 

Thai Massage

Thai massage integrates acupressure, Indian Ayurvedic principles, and assisted yoga postures without the use of oils or lotions. The recipient remains fully clothed during a treatment, and his body is pulled, pressed, stretched and rocked by a practitioner.

 

Shiatsu   

Shiatsu is a type of Japanese massage used in physical therapy to alleviate stress and illness and strengthen the body’s well-being. Shiatsu practitioners use fingers, thumbs and palms during their massages to adjust the body’s physical structure and balance of energy.

 

Chinese Massage  

Chinese massage generally describes many types of massage therapies practiced within traditional Chinese medicine. Traditional Chinese massage helps restore the body’s energy flow to relieve stress and renew strength.

 

Trigger Point Therapy  

Trigger point massage therapy alleviates pain emanating throughout the body by repeatedly applying pressure on a specific trigger point and then releasing it. This works to loosen up the tight muscle tissues to ease the pain.

 

Wellness Coach

Wellness Coaches use a holistic approach to provide their clients with guidance to achieve physical and mental goals. With a vast knowledge of possible modalities, activities, nutrition and other professional practitioners, Wellness Coaches have the ability to help people in the right direction toward wellness.

 

Life Coaching

Life Coaching is a process in which the coach and client examine a specific personal or professional project, situation, relationship or transition in the client's life. Obstacles or challenges are analyzed and a course of action is planned to achieve goals.