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Healing Touch: A Balanced Approach to Health Care

Posted 12/27/2007

Wouldn’t it be ideal to have a system of health care that focuses on the uniqueness of each person, draws on the best of ancient wisdom and modern medical expertise, maximizes wellness, and offers support when health issues arise?

Healing Touch is a holistic, energy-based approach to health and healing. It looks at patterns in a patient’s energy field and works to clear blocked energy and enhance energetic flow, which encourages healing and helps maintain optimum health. The focus is on each client as a unique person.

We’re fortunate to live in a time of phenomenal medical advances. Technology and specialization enable doctors and other health care providers to diagnose and treat patients with amazing precision.

Often, though, when the focus is primarily on physical symptoms, the person as an individual is forgotten, and symptoms are treated without attempting to identify an underlying cause. All this is complicated by the often impersonal and intimidating technology that can accompany health care procedures, and by the sheer number of people who are in need of services.

A holistic approach to health care addresses not only the physical issues, but also the emotional, mental, and spiritual needs of the person.

Everyone, regardless of age or specific health concern, can benefit from Healing Touch. In addition to addressing symptoms, it helps patients move toward deeper healing, bringing about balance and well-being. Practitioners combine a high level of training with a deep commitment to and compassion for every client.

Healing Touch also takes a collaborative approach, with practitioners easily referring patients to other health care providers, including doctors, nurses, chiropractors, and psychotherapists. In fact, Healing Touch can be the bridge between conventional and complementary/alternative medicine that makes a balanced holistic approach to health care possible.

The Healing Touch practitioners at WholeHealth Chicago are fully committed to an integrative approach to your health care. Give Healing Touch a try, and find out how it can enhance your path to wellness.


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*Yoga Therapy for Digestive Health
1-3 pm Saturday, April 22

In this workshop you will:

  • Discover how biological and environmental factors shape the health of your gastrointestinal system.
  • Learn specific breathing techniques to reduce stress and feel more grounded in your body.
  • Practice yoga postures that soothe, detox, and ground the entire GI system.
  • Practice a mindful eating exercise (on gluten-free, dairy-free, and sugar-free foods) to explore your relationship to food and cultivate fulfillment.

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Insurance-eligible for WholeHealth Chicago patients.
$50 registration for self-pay or those new to WholeHealth Chicago.
Space is limited and registration is required. Register by calling (773) 296-6700.
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Questions? Please email Renee here.

 

*Self Care for Chronic Pain with Yoga Therapy and Healing Touch
Monday May 15th and Monday May 22nd
6pm – 7:30pm
Workshop Fee $75

Are you looking for ways to manage chronic pain that doesn’t involve medication? Consider a gentle exploration in Healing Touch and Yoga Therapy that connects mind, body and spirit for overall health and wellbeing with WholeHealth Chicago’s Healing Touch practitioner Katie Oberlin and Yoga Therapist Renee Zambo.

Enrollment is limited. Register online here or by calling (773) 296-6700 to secure your spot.
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*May Lyme Academy
Lyme & Lymph; A Source of Pain and Swelling
Tuesday May 16, 5:30-7:00pm

People with Lyme disease may experience pain, swelling and have decreased ability to move toxins out of their body. Karen Meier, Doctor of Physical Therapy, will be presenting information about the lymphatic system, how Lyme affects it, self care and manual techniques for treatment.

Registration:
Registration is open to patients of Dr. Kelley, and pre-registration is required. Please call WholeHealth Chicago at 773-296-6700 or see a Patient Services team member to sign up!

 

*Awakened Body, Quiet Mind
An innovative workshop series for relieving mind/body stress and tapping into your true power and natural health.

Four Group Sessions with Meghan Roekle, PsyD.

Four meetings using a unique combination of embodiment meditation and mental inquiry for deep healing.

Tuesdays from 6:00-8:00pm beginning May 23rd.  Register online or call 773-296-6700
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*Facial Guasha Class
The Ultimate DIY Anti-Aging Facial!
With Mari Stecker, LAc
Thursday June 8, 2017, 6:30-8PM, $65 course fee

Join us and learn a traditional Chinese facial rejuvenation technique that you can do yourself! Guasha treatment is a 2,000 year old Chinese massage technique that uses a flat tool to apply pressure to the skin to increase circulation as it moves along acupuncture channels.

Facial guasha is an easy to learn technique that:
* encourages blood flow and promotes radiance
* prevents wrinkles
* activates cells to regain facial elasticity
* drains fluids to detoxify skin and reduce puffiness
* sloughs off dead skin cells
* uplifts and tones skin
* firms up facial muscles
* minimizes dark circles
* promotes a healthy, younger and more radiant look

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