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  • 4 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Susan C.
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Sandra is fabulous to work with - she is deeply caring and provides a full experience, seeking to give a holistic view of what she sees, and to provide clarity wherever possible. I highly recommend working with her

Holistic Yoga and Reiki
4.8
from 18 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Paul E.
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I see Kelly for both Reiki and Yoga sessions. Her gentle, healing touch during Reiki has helped me to relax during my busy lifestyle. Kelly’s vinyasa flow classes are amazing and follow a consistent upbeat flow. Sometimes at the end of the week I enjoy a great restorative yoga class to help me unwind after the work week. I highly recommend Kelly for both Reiki and Yoga sessions.

  • 17 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Larry H.
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I met Michael years ago. He has transformed my life. Between his sessions (not a lot of them) with me and him recommending I read the Power Of Now. I see life totally differently and I don't get upset at anything. Maybe once a year I go in for a tune-up session. I recommend him whenever I can. He is what "I" call a holistic psychologist that I don't have to go to for 3-6 months at a time and he does get RESULTS.

Gloria Marrero Favreau, CCP
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 7 years in business
Dianne D.
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Gloria has been amazing. She really takes in all information, gets to know the person she is dealing with and a utilizes a holistic and pragmatic approach in her coaching. Her genuine interest and honesty are second to none. Fantastic is all I can say!! Thank you Gloria!!

  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Danielle D.
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Jen is a fabulous practitioner of Chinese Medicine! She is knowledgable, kind, and cultivates a safe space for me during our treatments together. With her knowledge of Reiki and Acupuncture - she will NOT disappoint. If you are looking for great results and a positive acupuncture experience - look no further because Jen is your girl!

BlueStarAlchemy
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 6 years in business
Tom C.
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"Reiki with Mariya is a beautiful and profound experience. She is an intuitive, empathetic healer, with a vast understanding of both worlds. Depending on your intention, her sessions have the ability to take you to places that your soul needs to go for healing and expansion, or to experience a gentle, loving, nurturing, feeling of being held, which we all need and crave. My own experience with Mariya's Reiki, has been both. She is an amazing Reiki practitioner that possesses knowledge and experience with both plant medicine and energetic moving meditation. The space where the sessions are held, is both safe and sacred, a place where you can surrender into what waits for you, while being guided with experienced and loving hands. Please indulge yourself and have a session with Mariya. " Tom Carlson, tennis instructor and body worker

Holistic Yoga and Reiki
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Kim J.
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Kelly is amazing! On a whim I decided to try out yoga for my first time but wanted to go somewhere that I would feel comfortable and I am so happy I found Kelly. She is an amazing teacher who keeps the classes fun and fresh. She switches up each class and I always leave feeling so refreshed and relaxed. I would highly recommend!

  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Aaron E.
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Admittedly I was a bit skeptical before trying QHHT, not because I had any doubts about the wonderful woman who would be working on me , Doreen Devore, but because I am a yoga and meditation teacher and very holistic man and have tried seemingly every different treatment modality out there in order to find some semblance of inner peace , get off my own case, and establish increased solitude in my daily existence. I saw Doreen after a break-up of a quite long relationship and was still in the grieving phase. I am by nature inherently anxious, and thus am prescribed beta-blockers to keep my adrenalin from rising too often and Valium for panic-attacks. I also suffered from intermittent back pain as a result of a lumbar disc herniation over four years ago that still affected my alignment and had a negative impact on the quality and duration of my sleep. I regularly frequented chiropractors, acupuncturists, massage therapists, my shrink , Reiki healers and even know a couple of shamans who specialize in soul retrieval and do a lot of chanting and drumming in their healing sessions. None of this could have prepared me for the eye-opening, cathartic, trippy experience Doreen was about to guide me through. In advance I wrote down a clear list of questions I would like answered and Doreen told me she would do her best to commune with whatever powers that be to seek out the answers. I remember the session vaguely, but was in an almost trance-like state as Doreen took me back and spoke to me in past incarnations or lives and even looked ahead to my future , telling me that many of my goals would eventually be attained and how it would occur. She told me things about my life nobody had any business knowing or had been told before. She asked the higher-ups to lessen the pain in my back and my anxiety inducing OCD symptoms. Upon the cessation of our evening session I left in a blissful state , feeling very floaty yet contemplative , yet also revitalized. My ex-girlfriend no longer harbored any place in the forefront of my consciousness, my posture seemingly improved and my back pain diminished substantially and I slept like a baby all after night one. Since then I have been a more keen observer of opportunity in my life and have gotten four new yoga teaching jobs since I saw her less than one month ago. Furthermore, my moods are more stable as I'm less anxious, have decreased the dose of my beta-blockers and now just keep the Valium in my medicine cabinet in case of emergency. My yoga practice, sex life, day-to-day level of happiness and optimism regarding the future have all experienced a dramatic shift for the better. I can not explain the efficacy of this experience to enough people and all it required was a single session in Doreen's comforting hands. She is truly an expert at QHHT and someone I would highly recommend to friends and family alike. Thank you Doreen for helping me get many of the things that were ailing me in life back in order. One love. Om Shantih!

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
James F.
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Becca's reiki session with me helped me with my on-going upset stomach issues. I felt great after our session!

Johanna Verley
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Charles R.
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    I must admit that I was skeptical about the healing properties associated with Reiki. But I must say that the experience and attentiveness of Mrs. Verley was far beyond my expectations. I felt the rigors and stressful factors of the day being lifted. I experienced a sense of calm that was indescribable. The environment, the scents in the air, the comfort of the music all contributed to a holistic experience which made me decide to start my day off with a session instead of at its end. I highly recommend Mrs. Verley to anyone who wishes to experience a sense of peace and healing. It's definitely changed my life.

    • 5 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Lauren H.
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    I have been a patient of Dr. Xiao's for over a year. When she started her own practice with her friend Dr. Wen I decided to follow her. They both treat me for lower back pain, carpal tunnel, arthritis, and weight loss. I am so happy with their treatments that I recommend my family and friends. Both Dr. Xiao and Dr. Wen are smart, kind, and knowledgeable doctors who have helped me enjoy a better quality of life.

    • 27 years in business
    Bob C.
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    The best and most experienced holistic MD in northern NJ! Now off all meds and strictly on diet and supplements. In addition, have had intravenous treatments that limited long-standing ailments.

    Roni K.
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    The connection was amazing she totally felt me at any stage she knew exactly what I was going through what gave her ability to help me in the best way💖👏

    About

    Services provided include: - Chinese, Korean and French Acupuncture - Chinese Medicine - Bio-energy Diagnostic and Treatment - Homeopathy - Reiki Training and Therapy - Meditation - Stress Reduction and Pain Management - Biofeedback - Facial Rejuvenation - Weight Loss Program - Emotional Problems We treat children and adults.

    About

    The Balanced Beauty was designed to empower, encourage, and inspire women everywhere to choose healthy and shine from the inside out!

    • 5 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    About

    Desert Water Holistic Health Group was created by four licensed and skilled holistic health practitioners. We specialize in integrative alternative, complimentary, medicine treatments, holistic health education and lifestyle consultation. Our clients enjoy quality care at affordable pricing. With our compliments each client receives a chakra energy balancing when you book a minimum 1 hour therapy. Our Mission Dedicated to providing superior service with cutting edge Complimentary Alternative Medicine therapies and training. RELAX! REFRESH! RE~BALANCE! REJUVENATE! Services include the following: * Traditional Chinese Medicine: Acupuncture, Tui Na Massage, Fire Cupping, Facial Rejuvenation, Pain Management, Weight Loss and Guasa. * Massage Therapies and Body Work: Sport, Medical, Prenatal, Deep Tissue and Swedish Massage, Acupressure, Myofascial Release,Trigger Point Therapy, Reflexology, Reiki, Chakra Balancing and Wellness Consultations. Desert Water Holistic Health Group Wellness Classes and Wellness Enhancements: Qi Gong; Hatha Yoga; Reiki Shares; Reiki Attunements for Level I, II, and III and Annual Wellness Retreat.

    • 8 years in business
    About

    As an independent researcher, I work much more from an unbiased place of open-mindedness than other medical professionals. I, myself, was failed by professional medicine. This forced me to learn about my own body as a complete and miraculous machine - rather than a disjointed pile of parts, each requiring its own, separate, professional care. To prevent illness and to heal ourselves from chronic ailments, it is crucial that we see ourselves as a Whole. Our physical health, psychological health, and emotional health are all intricately connected in ways we're only just beginning to grasp. Healing myself naturally was, perhaps, the most empowering experience I've had in my life. I believe we are each our own healers. Don't get me wrong - the wonders of Western Medicine cannot be beat when it comes to acute injuries. But chronic illness? Lifestyle choices? Medical professionals have a long way to go before I'll consider them anything but "primitive" in this department. I will help you in your holistic health quest by looking at you as an individual: a person with a unique body, unique mind, unique heart. Sadly, that is what sets me apart from other health coaches.

    About

    At Empire Physical Medicine and Pain Management, a customized physical therapeutic program is developed for each individual patient. We strive to provide the most effective approach to musculoskeletal painful conditions. Our commitment to our patients has led us to the development of a center consisting of state-of-the-art rehabilitation equipment, including cervical spinal decompression and lumbar spinal decompression machines. At our convenient New York City office, we provide outstanding psychiatry, physiotherapy, physical therapy, acupuncture, orthopedic rehabilitation, ergonomics, and other natural pain relief services.

    About

    The Center for Women's Health is a state-of-the-art health center combining the best of modern medicine with the wisdom of traditional healing. Patients at the center are offered up-to-date, leading-edge medical evaluation and treatment as well as scientifically studied, natural holistic options individually designed to improve their health and prevent disease. Each patient's emotional and spiritual needs are also assessed and addressed as part of the creation of his/her unique comprehensive holistic treatment plan. Patients then know exactly how to care for themselves in a way that will help them achieve health, happiness and balance in their lives.

    About

    We are a holistic chiropractic office that specializes in correction. Our mission is to help every family to reach optimal health by teaching them that "The power that made the body heals the body." Dr. Adamo is passionate about spreading true health without the use of drugs, surgery, or other toxic approaches. Through workshops, newsletters, and other events, Dr. Adamo provides the resources necessary for people to take control of their health through nutrition, fitness, mindset, lifestyle, and chiropractic care.

    About

    We offer traditional Korean medicine. We are one of the biggest acupuncture clinic networks in the US (we have 8 offices in NJ, NY, OC, SF, Seattle). Our services include: *Detox Reset Diet *Weight Loss *Eczema *Psoriasis *Acne *Facial Rejuvenation *Pain reliefs *Infertility

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    What is naturopathic medicine?

    Naturopathic medicine is classified as an alternative healing method, but licensed naturopathic doctors share some of the same academic background as conventional medical doctors and can often prescribe some medications. According to the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP), naturopathic medicine is holistic care that addresses a wide range of problems including (but not limited to) allergies, chronic pain, digestive issues, hormonal imbalances, obesity, respiratory conditions, heart disease, fertility problems, menopause, adrenal fatigue, cancer, fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. Naturopathic medicine aims to strengthen and empower the body and its organs to heal itself through low-force interventions. Here are some examples of the type of medical services often provided by naturopathic doctors, as cited by the AANP:

    • Clinical and laboratory diagnostic testing
    • Nutritional medicine
    • Botanical medicine
    • Naturopathic physical medicine (including naturopathic manipulative therapy)
    • Hygiene
    • Counseling
    • Minor surgery
    • Homeopathy
    • Acupuncture
    • Intravenous and injection therapy
    • Naturopathic obstetrics (natural childbirth)

    Do naturopaths take insurance?

    Many naturopathic doctors accept insurance, but a separate question is whether your insurance covers alternative and naturopathic services. There are several steps you can take to find out:

    • Verify whether you live in one of the 20 states that currently licenses naturopathic physicians:
      • Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Utah, Vermont and Washington.
    • Confirm whether your insurance will cover naturopathic medical services. Read your insurance plan’s fine print, verify whether naturopathic doctors fall into your insurance carrier’s definition of a doctor, and confirm that the care you are receiving is considered medically necessary. Questions to ask your insurance provider could include:
      • Am I covered for this treatment by a naturopathic physician?
      • Do I need a referral?
      • Is there a list of approved naturopathic doctors in my network?
      • What will the co-pay be?
      • Are there limits to my naturopathic coverage?
    • Before seeking medical care, it’s key to understand the difference between a naturopathic doctor and a naturopath. Anyone may advertise themselves as a naturopath, while to be a licensed naturopathic doctor, a person must complete academic and clinical training.

    Can naturopathic doctors prescribe medication?

    Licensed naturopathic doctors can prescribe some pharmaceutical medication. Naturopathic doctors complete academic training similar to that of conventional physicians: a bachelor’s degree with a focus on pre-med studies, followed by a four-year residential naturopathic medical program whose first two years have a similar foundation to that of a conventional medical school. After completing their studies, they must pass a post-doctoral exam. Although licensed naturopathic physicians are able to prescribe medication, they usually focus on prevention rather than treatment of symptoms. A naturopathic doctor will offer a holistic approach to your care that encompasses your mental, physical and emotional health. While they will prescribe medication as needed to treat illness, they are also likely to be creating shifts in your lifestyle and nutrition to effect deeper changes in your body’s response to illness.   

    How do you find a good naturopath?

    It’s important not to get misled by the title “naturopath” when searching for a naturopathic doctor. A naturopathic doctor is a licensed professional, while anyone who so desires can call themselves a naturopath. A naturopathic doctor has completed eight years of schooling and is licensed to provide high-quality medical care. When searching for a naturopathic doctor, a good place to start is by researching your state’s licensing and regulatory body for that profession.

    Currently, 20 U.S. states license the practice of naturopathic medicine. For those seeking holistic, body-centered healing solutions, a naturopathic doctor can be a good fit. They use natural medicines as well as treatments such as electrotherapy and ayurvedic medicine to encourage the body to heal. Once you have determined a list of naturopathic physicians who are licensed in your state, look for reviews, ask for referrals, and interview the physician in person or by phone to find the right care provider for your health needs.

    How long do naturopathic doctors go to school?

    Like conventional physicians, naturopathic doctors undergo rigorous academic and clinical training prior to practice. Typically naturopathic doctors go to school for eight years. There are currently 20 states in the U.S. that provide licensing for naturopathic doctors. According to the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, a naturopathic doctor must complete a bachelor’s degree and an accredited four-year residential naturopathic medical program, and pass an extensive postdoctoral board examination, the Naturopathic Physicians Licensing Examinations (NPLEX), in order to receive a license or registration to practice medicine.

    The first two years of the residential naturopathic medical program cover many of the same areas of study as conventional medical schools. Naturopathic doctors provide primary patient holistic care. The goal of naturopathic medicine is preventative care and a focus on low force intervention healing methods. This can include natural medicines, acupuncture, hydrotherapy, homeopathy and much more. Naturopathic doctors often work in tandem with conventional medical doctors, as the two practices complement one another.

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