Eastern Medicine

Though its roots lie in ancient Chinese medicine, acupuncture has become more popular in modern times for the variety of health benefits it can bring. The practice is based on the premise that any disturbance to or blockage of the flow of energy, or qi (pronounced “chee”), can cause disease,...

Ayurvedic Medicine

ayurvedic foot massage
Chances are you’ve heard the term “ayurvedic” during a visit to your spa or in an advertisement, but you may not know what it means. Ayurvedic medicine began in India and combines the Sanskrit words ayur (life) and veda (science or knowledge), which literally means “the science of life.” Many...

Energy-Based Healing

Reiki practitioners believe that energy emanates from every living thing. Think about a time when you sensed how happy someone was just by the way they lit up a room, for example. Though Reiki practitioners are trained to pick up on more nuances and meaning in the energy that surrounds an...

Touch Therapies

You know getting a massage feels good, but you may not realize how good it can be for your health, too. For example, as soon as your body senses the first touch of pressure, it sends a signal to your nervous system that can slow your heart rate by more than 10 beats per minute and lower your blood...

Healing Therapies