The Rubenfeld Synergy Method was developed by healer Ilana Rubenfeld and uses gentle touch, movement, verbal exchange and imagination to access memories and emotions locked in the body.
The treatment is mind-body work, consisting of gentle touch with guided talk. The outcome will enhance the patient's enlightenment, awareness, understanding, and curiosity about their mind and body connection, in hopes of eliminating physical pain and clearing the mind.
The body is rubbed with a vigorous, abrasive scrub, consisting of coarse salt usually mixed with essential oils and water. A salt exfoliation cleanses pores and removes dead skin. It is usually followed by a gentle shower and body moisturizer.
Using electric heaters and igneous rocks as a heat source, saunas are usually wood-lined, enclosed rooms with the intention of inducing sweat in order to promote healing, open the skin's pores and flush out toxins.
Even though it’s not official, it’s believed that the Finnish created the sauna. There’s a lot of evidence pointing to this conclusion. Such as the old saunas that were discovered in Finland and the respect the Finnish have for the sauna. Since this is so, many historians and sauna enthusiasts come to the same conclusion that the Finnish created the sauna.
The Scotch Hose is an invigorating hydrotherapy treatment. The use of alternating warm and cool water, through a high velocity water wand (or hose), is controlled by a body treatment specialist. Scotch Hose units work to speed up the client’s metabolism through hot and cold pressurized water and direct contact to the client’s specific points of pressure.
The roots of the Scotch Hose originated in the 1800's when Vincent Priessnitz started the spread of hydrotherapy treatments and spa's.
Similar to herbal wraps combined with heat packs, using sea water and seaweed with a balance of the ocean's nutrients; minerals, rare trace elements, vitamins and proteins, which are soaked into the blood stream, to revitalize skin and body.
Means "finger" (shi) "pressure" (atsu), a cross between acupuncture and massage developed in Japan by Tokujiro Namikoshi in the 1940s.
Like accupressure, Shiatsu works with vital points and energy meridians and uses finger-thumb-palm pressure. Unlike accupressure, Shiatsu also manipulates other parts of the body in the course of treatment. Intended to stimulate the body's inner powers of balance and healing.
A bathtub shaped like a chair in which the hips and lower body are immersed in herbal hot water, followed by cold water, while soaking feet in water alternating from cold to hot to stimulate the immune system.
Bathe in warm water from the waist down to cleanse relieve pain in the lower body.
A preparation usually applied to the face and neck to stimulate local circulation, tone, cleanse and tighten pores and remove dry skin. Ingredients are varied to accommodate specific needs of one's skin type and condition.
The use of Sound Therapy in its many manifestations is believed to create emotional, mental and physical balance through the vibration or resonance of sound or in some instances the absence of sound.
The use of Sound Therapy in its many manifestations is believed to create emotional, mental and physical balance through the vibration or resonance of sound or in some instances the absence of sound. Sound Therapy can be facilitated with the use of tools; such as bells, singing bowls, gongs and drums, or through music, sounds of nature or the human voice.
Deep-tissue massage directed specifically at muscles used in athletic activities. This massage can be either preventive or corrective in approach.
Because it is given to those whose body tone and condition is tied to performance, it can be as specific as working over of leg muscles (in a runner, for example), or kneading muscles to assure optimal flexibility appropriate to the sport the person is engaged in.