Martial Arts- While the West often thinks of the
martial arts as a sport or form of self-defense, these techniques originally developed in the East to increase mental acuity,
health, and spiritual development through intense physical training. The many forms range from more externally oriented types
such as karate and tae kwan do, which emphasize muscle and endurance, to the internally oriented tai chi and aikido, which
seek to restore harmony and balance to the body.
Doctor ~ In a medical context, any medical professional with an MD, a PhD, or any other doctoral degree.
Medical Intuitive ~ A medical intuitive is a psychic
or intuitive counselor who specializes in perceiving information concerning the human body. Medical Intuitives can energetically
see and diagnose the insides (organs, glands, blood, etc.) of our bodies.
Meditation- A mental technique, meditation helps to focus and calm the mind, creating a restful
state of physical being. Meditation comes in a variety of forms. Through silence and inner reflection, meditation may increase
self-awareness. Techniques may include breath work, sitting or walking meditation, chanting and visualization. Meditation
aims to increase relaxation and reduces stress. Meditation is an experiential process.
Midwifery- Midwives work with women so they can experience a healthy pregnancy
and a safe natural childbirth as well as providing necessary education and follow-up care. Licensed midwives or nurse-midwives
(both are recognized in Washington) receive extensive training in gynecology, fetus development, obstetrical complications,
nutritional assessment, counseling, community health, family planning, various forms of delivery management, and other issues
surrounding pregnancy and birth.
Communication ~ Body/Mind Counseling covers a number of techniques intended to change negative patterns learned from
infancy. Counselors in this field tend to use a less structured process than psychotherapists, utilizing bodywork techniques,
lifestyle counseling and Interactive Guided Imagery, a systematic way to connect and communicate with your body and tune into
its wisdom for healing and health.
Body, Spirit Healing ~ As spiritual beings on this material journey, our body reflects that which is going on in
our mind and spirit. Our body can direct us to the path we need to take to know, integrate and heal ourselves. By engaging
your spirituality and your connection to your Source you can become free of lack, limitation, struggles, addictions or illness.
Mind, body, spirit healing will teach you to get in touch with your own healing abilities by working with hypnosis,
your chakras, field of energy, and your Higher Power. It will also help you access current and existential issues that may
have begun in another lifetime.
Release Therapy ~ Myofascial Release is a very effective hands-on technique that provides sustained pressure into
myofascial restrictions to eliminate pain and restore motion. The theory of Myofascial Release requires an understanding of
the fascial system (or connective tissue). Fascia is very densely woven, covering and interpenetrating every muscle, bone,
nerve, artery and vein as well as all of our internal organs.
Naturopathic Doctor ~ Adhering to the principles of holistic medicine, naturopathic doctors can
use various natural methods to treat patients, including nutritional supplements, herbal medicine, homeopathy and lifestyle
counseling. Naturopathic medicine treats the person as a whole rather than focusing on symptoms. Many acute and chronic conditions
can be treated effectively using naturopathic modalities.
Naturopathic Physician ~ Same as Naturopathic Doctor but
in addition Naturopathic Physician's can also cut, diagnosis and prescribe.
Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) ~ This set of techniques works on almost
a hypnotic level to change unconscious patterns of thought, behavior and language. NLP practitioners look for clues in a person's
set speech and behavior patterns and then provide the mental tools that clients can use to alter that behavior.
Nutritional Counseling ~Counseling on a wide variety
of issues ranging from proper levels of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients to weight loss, food allergies and optimal
health. Many follow a "whole foods" approach to proper diet.
Open Circle ~ Group meeting to share beliefs or further spiritual experiences and education in a
safe environment. Services are open to the public and everyone with an open heart and open mind is welcome.
Ortho-Bionomy® ~ Ortho-Bionomy combines gentle
movements and comfortable body positions to stimulate an inner awareness of natural balance and physical and emotional well-being.
Qigong: (also known as Chi-Kung)
combines movement, meditation and breathwork to increase the flow of vital "qi" energy in the body, improve blood
circulation and strengthen the immune system.Its benefits may include toning the body, creating greater flexibility and a
tremendous sense of relaxation.
Community ~ A warm, dynamic, and spiritually supported community that celebrates the divine presence in all life,
through positive thought and action.
Chi ~ This Chinese Taoist martial art form combines mental concentration, coordinated breathing and slow, graceful
body movements to increase well-being, lessen stress, and strengthen the body. Many refer to tai qi as moving meditation,
which can be relaxing and centering.
Touch- Therapeutic Touch, a specific method of healing touch developed by Dolores Krieger, is taught in many nursing
colleges throughout the United States. Used for relaxation and reducing anxiety, Therapeutic Touch is based on the assumption
that a human energy field extends slightly beyond the skin.
Past Lives/Regression Therapy ~ Based on the belief that current physical and emotional problems
stem from unresolved issues from early childhood or even past lives, therapists use hypnosis or other techniques to bring
a patient to an altered state of consciousness and to help the individual finally to resolve the root causes of their problems.
Quantum-Touch® ~ Quantum Touch is a style of
energy work in which practitioners use their hands or thoughts to project healing energy to patients. Followers of Quantum
Touch believe that the body is very capable of self-healing, but needs to be vibrating at a high frequency in order to thrive.
The practitioner brings their own body into that high frequency through special breathing patterns and meditation, and then
entrains (or brings into similar frequency) the patient's body so that it can heal itself.
Readings ~ Akashic Record, Angel, Aura, Clairvoyant Psychic, Life
Guidance, Numerology Chart, Palmistry, Psychic, Tarot ~ See also Astrology; Channeling
Reconnective Healing ~ It introduces our body to unique energies and attunes
us to "new" frequencies of energy/light and information, which allow for healing on all levels, physical, mental,
emotional, spiritual and more. In a Reconnective Healing session, the practitioner often uses their hands to access and allow
the flow of these more comprehensive healing frequencies (energy/light/information) and allow them to interact with the person.
It does not require any physical touching of the body.
~ a system of massaging specific areas of the foot or sometimes the hand in order to promote healing, relieve stress, etc.,
in other parts of the body.
~ Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. It is administered by "laying
on hands" and is based on the idea that an unseen "life force energy" flows through us and is what causes us
to be alive. If one's "life force energy" is low, then we are more likely to get sick or feel stress, and if it
is high, we are more capable of being happy and healthy.
Rolfing® ~ Developed by Ida Rolf, this system of body restructuring and movement education works
with gravity to realign the body. Rolfers often focus bodywork on the myofascia, the connective tissue that surrounds muscles,
to release tension.
~ A shaman is a medicine man or woman. Shaman are spiritual beings with the ability to heal, work with energies and ‘see'
visions. The essential characteristics of shaman are mastery of energy and fire as a medium of transformation. Shamanism is
a spiritual practice that acknowledges existence and communication beyond the physical. Many people associate shamanic healing
with the use of Native American rituals to help correct a spiritual or physical imbalance within a person.
Skin Care Therapy ~ Treatment and care of the Skin.
Spiritual Community ~ A warm, dynamic, and spiritually
supported community that celebrates the divine presence in all life, through positive thought and action.
Therapeutic Massage ~ Massage modalities include but are not limited
to: cranio-sacral, deep tissue, reflexology, sports, Swedish, Trigger point, lymphatic drainage, prenatal, & myofascial
release. Techniques used include but are not limited to: stroking, kneading, tapping, compression, vibration, rocking, effleurage,
friction, petrissage, & tapotement. Massage may be used to increase circulation & range-of-motion, support immune
system function, maintain health or promote rehabilitation, as well as a sense of well-being.
Thermography ~ a procedure in which an infrared camera (one that
senses heat) is used to measure temperature differences on the surface of the body. The camera makes pictures that show areas
of possible abnormal cell growth because abnormal tissue gives off more heat than normal tissue does. This is a safe, non-invasive
alternative to mammograms.
Time Line Therapy
~ Time Line Therapy is one of the most powerful, fast and effective process, for healing the wounds of early childhood, letting
go negative emotions such as anger, sadness, fears, anxiety, guilt, unwanted behaviors, and limiting decisions, to create
the quality life you desire, thus gaining inner peace, happiness, loving and supporting relationships, and financial abundance.
Tuning Fork Therapy (SomaEnergetics) ~ Tuning forks
using the ancient and until recently hidden frequencies of the Solfeggio to release energy blocks and invite spiritual awareness.
Wellness Centers ~ A center that uses natural methods
to achieve and maintain wellness.
& Consciousness Consultant ~ Wellness & Consciousness Coaching using The BodyTalker® Infrared Scanner
to scientifically Decode your programmed Organ/Gland electrical energy Flow Patterns into your Unconscious Decisions that
are creating the problems in your Life, Body, Business & Relationships.
Wholistic Nutrition ~ Wholistic Nutrition uses food as medicine to help balance vitamins and minerals
in the body. It is used preventatively and correctively. There are many forms including -but not limited to- Chinese dietary
therapy, Aryvedic, and western nutrition. Most forms subscribe to "You are what you eat" and encourage a diet specific
to your needs. Most diets encouraged are high in fruits and vegetables and low in saturated fats, refined products, and sugars.
Yoga ~ There are many different
styles of yoga. In general, yoga uses stretching techniques, holding specific postures (called asanas), and deep breathing
exercises to create awareness in the body and generate prana (vital energy). Yoga teaches strength and flexibility as well
as tools to create inner balance and harmony.