by Roberta Bolduc Doug Allen, a licensed massage therapist, qigong practitioner and CranioSacral Therapist, is the owner of Harmony and Fusion, LLC, in Greer, South Carolina. QiGong, as described by the National QiGong Association, is a mind-body-spirit practice that improves one’s mental and physical health by integrating posture, movement, breathing technique, self-massage, sound and focused intent.
Enlighten Wellness has moved to a new location in Greenville and expanded to create a comprehensive wellness center. The center is now located at 880 South Pleasantburg Drive, Suite 4-D in the Riverside Office Park.
Dixon Wellness & Chiropractic, located in Anderson, will open a nutrition store this month at their clinic. Customers can purchase supplements and make appointments for consultations and nutritional testing.
To celebrate the recent grand opening of Paradise Academy of Massage, an Open House and packing party for the Homeless Period Project will be held on Saturday, November 10, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., in which volunteers will help pack female products for donations to homeless women. Items needed for the project include panty liners, pads, tampons and individual wipes; these can be dropped off at any time before the packing party. The open house is also an opportunity to tour the school, learn about programs and meet instructor Julie Rehoric RN, LMT.
The Healing Center, in Simpsonville, provides a wide range of wellness practitioners to fill many holistic and alternative healing needs. The practitioners—each previously established as a professional healer on their own—have come together under one roof in order to provide easy access to multiple healing modalities.
Makiko Fliss, owner of the Rayki School, is offering an 8-day and 8-night retreat in Maui, Hawaii, called Adventure, Healing, and Toning from February 14 through February 21, 2019. “The first night, Valentine’s Day, will feature a sunset dinner on the beach with your tribe, with meditation under the stars as an optional activity,” says Fliss.
On November 10 and 11, Deborah Mangis, Ph.D., and Linda Sunrise Dunatov, Ed.D., will teach Self I-Dentity through Ho’oponopono (SITH) at the Clarion Inn Asheville Airport, sponsored by IZI LLC. SITH is an updated ancient Hawaiian problem-solving process to release memories that are experienced as problems.
Reversing a Rising Tide of Chronic Conditions by Ronica A. O’Hara The statistics are startling—as many as a quarter to one half of American children now have a diagnosed chronic condition, according to studies that include one in Academic Pediatrics that includes obesity. Over the last few decades, the number of children with asthma has tripled to affect one in eight; those with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have doubled to one in 10; and autism diagnoses have increased at least 10-fold, to affect one in 50 (one in 31 boys).
By Roberta Bolduc Although osteopathic physicians use all the conventional methods of diagnosis and treatment, they differ from allopathic or traditional Western medicine doctors. They are trained to place additional emphasis on the achievement of normal body mechanics as central to maintaining good health. Another key point is the osteopathic physician is trained to view the patient as a whole person with certain key principles central to their care. Two major principles are that the body is a unit of mind-body-spirit, and that the body is capable of self-regulation, self-healing and health maintenance.
By Roberta Bolduc The popular Illuminate Expo will return to Flat Rock on Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, October 27 and 28 at Blue Ridge Community College in the Conference Center. This biannual psychic and healing arts expo will host over 70 exhibitors which include healing therapists, intuitive counselors, reiki practitioners, psychics, astrologers, and many other talented readers and healers. There will also be free lectures, a raffle and labyrinth walk.