Massage is a luxurious treat for stress relief and pain management. Massage therapy can be a powerful ally in your healthcare regimen. In response to massage, specific physiological and chemical changes cascade throughout the body, with profound effects. And remember: just because massage feels like a pampering treat doesn’t mean it is any less therapeutic. Consider massage appointments a necessary piece of your health and wellness plan and work with your practitioner to establish a treatment schedule with Marly that best meets your needs.
Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is one of the oldest continuous systems of medicine in history, with recorded instances dating as far back as 2000 years BC. This time-tested treatment is based on viewing the body as an interconnected, energetic system, with parts working together to keep the body functioning as a whole. Treatment from Caritas’ TCM practitioner, Nanie Carrillo, may include Chinese herbal therapy, acupuncture, moxa, massage, Reiki, CranioSacral, counseling in nutrition and exercise, and more.
Through teaching of practical techniques to improve communication and facilitating deeper understanding and compassion towards each other, sessions and weekend workshops help couples to experience conscious love and growth–healing old wounds in the process. Karen’s intention is to provide a safe, supportive environment so that clients can tapping into their own inner wisdom and create the change they want in their lives. She supports people in nurturing all aspects of their health–psychological, emotional, spiritual, and physical–and understands that these are delicately interwoven.