Other Treatments & Movements Techniques
The Naturopath will have many different treatments to offer but all are based on the concept that the body will heal itself if given the right stimulus. It is a holistic system of healing that includes water, air, sunshine, herbs, vitamins, massage, and counseling, as well as diet and nutrition. Patients are treated as a whole person rather than just by their symptoms.
Acupressure, is based on digital pressure on the nodes, these are carried through the points of acupuncture, acupressure, Feldenkrais postural integration techniques or release position, thereby reactivating the energy circulation and effectively balancing themselves; allowing the person to keep your body in a better state of health and vitality, strengthen your internal organs and keeping your energy tone.
The terapist’s approach is very gentle and subtle, drawing from an extensive background in holistic health. It includes treatment through the acupuncture points, acupressure, feldenkrais postural integration, or positional release techniques. Also recomendations of therapeutic exercises are given as appropriate to aid clients in their self-sufficient progress.
Reiki is a system of Enlightenment and a Hands on Healing Art developed in the early 1900's by Mikao Usui in Japan. It is an art that is passed from Master to student. The word Reiki comes from two Japanese words - Rei and Ki, meaning Universal Life Force Energy. The term "Reiki" is used to describe both the energy and the Usui system of using it. This therapy is excellent for those who have trouble honoring their own needs.
In Occident, podoreflexology is based on Dr. William Fitzgerald’s teachings in Zone Therapy (1917) and the notion that each body part is represented on the feet and that pressing on specific areas on the feet can have therapeutic effects in other parts of the body. This art gives invaluable information on the health and function of many organs and body systems. At the same time it heavenly for tired feet.
Developed in Britain by a doctor named Edward Bach, Back Flower Remedies are said to work on an "energetic level", healing different states of mind through the essence of flowers. Initially, Bach produced 38 different essences that work on specific emotional conditions such as depression, anxiety, guilt and envy. Now you can also discover the Costa Rican healing essences. Our consultation guides you through issues that are most important at this time, and include remedies made individually to help you overcome these issues.
Good nutrition or poor nutrition has a great impact in our health. Many of us are overfed yet malnourished. For others diet is actively feeding a disease process. By unraveling the myths surrounding food and gaining simple practical and individualized advice on eating, you can take control and make your dietary patterns work for you instead of against you.
Life Enhancement Coaching
Qualified counselors give you the time and space to explore your inner world. Whether you need to reflect on certain issues, life direction, relationships or desires, or need assistance to help find out which of these is making you less happy. This session can be invaluable.
With the passing of the years, people lose the flexibility and elasticity of the tissues, but the constant stretching assures an adequate flexibility, which is a way of prevention against fractures and injuries in general. This class is dedicated to the practice and learning of different stretches and it is realized in a safe and effective way. The learned stretches can be used previously to a physical activity or just practice them as a single exercise.
Yoga is much more than postural alignment (asanas) and breathing. Yoga is an ancient indian spiritual practice that helps the individual unify his body, mind, and spirit.
Bodhi Tibetan Yoga uses a balanced holistic combination of stretching, intense aerobic breathing techniques, and ancient secret energy techniques. The 5 Tibetan postures represent a great way to keep your body in shape when you have limited time for a physical workout or limited space for a complete yoga routine. We use the 5 Tibetans as a warm up for our morning yoga or body workout.
Sessions with our personal trainer, who designs a specific plan of physical condition according to the characteristics, capacity and proper needs of each person. The trainer also reviews and takes note of the sufferings and injuries from each person with the purpose to surely create an exercise plan that is not only effective but also safe for its health.
Pilates is like a cross between yoga, stretching and calisthenics. It enhances body alignment and balance, strengthens the abs, back and stabilizer muscles and stretches, strengthens and relaxes your body. With systematic practice of specific exercises coupled with focused breathing patterns, Pilates has proven itself invaluable also as an important adjunct to professional sports training and physical rehabilitation of all kinds.
An exercise class that is realized in the pool using the resistance and floatation that water offers. This session is directed by the personal trainer/therapist. During this class we work muscular resistance, balance and coordination.
Qigong or Chi kung is the Chinese philosophy and practice of aligning breath, physical activity and awareness for mental, spiritual and corporeal health, as well as the development of human potential. It includes aspects of Chinese martial arts and purportedly the spiritual awakening to one's true nature.