Acupuncture is among the oldest healing practices in the world. As part of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), acupuncture aims to restore and maintain health through the stimulation of specific points on the body.
Ayurveda is a system of medicine that originated in India several thousand years ago. In the United States, Ayurveda is considered a type of CAM and a whole medical system. Ayurveda aims to integrate and balance the body, mind, and spirit (thus, some view it as "holistic"). This balance is believed to lead to contentment and health and to help prevent illness.
Yoga is a mind-body practice in complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) with origins in ancient Indian philosophy. The various styles of yoga that people use for health purposes typically combine physical postures, breathing techniques, and meditation or relaxation.
Proper Nutrition is the basis for optimum health and well being. Holistic nutrition is the modern natural approach to developing a healthy balanced diet while taking into account the person as whole. Holistic nutrition is considered to be part of holistic health.
Acupressure, also called pressure acupuncture, uses principles of acupuncture based on Chinese medicine. Practitioners use fingers or other body parts and devices to touch or apply pressure to acupoints along the body.
Homeopathy is a system of medical practices based on the theory that any substance that can produce symptoms of disease or illness in a healthy person can cure those symptoms in a sick person. This therapeutic method was developed by German physician Samuel Christian Hahnemann at the end of the 18th century.
Originated in China as a martial art, and is a mind-body practice in complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). Tai chi is sometimes referred to as "moving meditation"—practitioners move their bodies slowly, gently, and with awareness, while breathing deeply.
Nutraceuticals comprise of supplements and natural healing substances including vitamins, minerals, herbs or other botanicals, amino acids, and certain other substances) or their constituents.
Massage therapy encompasses many different techniques. In general, therapists press, knead, and otherwise manipulate the muscles and other soft tissues of the body, to relieve muscle tension and reduce stress.
Hypnotherapy is an alternative curative healing method that is used to create subconscious change in a patient in the form of new responses, thoughts, attitudes, behaviours or feelings.
This is a form of healing art involving meditation, controlled breathing, and movement exercises. According to traditional Chinese medicine, "qi" is the vital energy that is necessary for health and vitality. "Gong" refers to the process of promoting a smooth flow of qi throughout the body in order to strengthen the body and prevent disease.
Focused on resumption for those confronted with physical, emotional, or cognitive challenges, Ayuvia behavioral therapists will be providing individual therapy and group sessions. Our approach emphasizes an individual's strength as means to achieving overall wellness. We believe a holistic approach to mental health is critical for achieving overall health goals.