Welcome Colleen Dumas, Massage Therapist

massageWe are pleased to announce that Colleen Dumas has joined our holistic practitioners group. Colleen  believes that the client holds the key to their own health and well-being and therapeutic massage can assist in unlocking the body’s potential for the optimal functioning of the mind, body, and spirit.  Colleen Dumas offers Swedish, Deep Tissue, Sports, and Orthopedic massage as well as Myofascial Release, Active Isolated Stretching, Trigger Point Therapy and Chair Massages, Learn more about Colleen by visiting our Practitioner’s Page.

Skype it!

start a new chapterFeeling stuck? Want to move on? Wondering what to do next? Do you have a vision of where you want to be in life but aren’t quite sure how to get there? Working with a life coach can help. Life coaches don’t “fix” you or  your problems. They do work with you to help you learn to take the steps needed to make the changes you desire. Sometimes we just need to reach deep and assess the situation, look at the whole picture and institute a plan to make the vision a reality.

Certified Life Coach Torin Lee has worked with, entrepreneurs, business owners, individuals, families, students, recent graduates, Fortune 500 executives, couples, young adults, women in transition, caregivers and youths. Learn more about our Torin by visiting our Practitioners Page. We moved recently and are now conveniently located at 16 West Rd near the Marlborough commuter lot. We are  just a short distance from Hartford, Groton, Norwich, Colchester, West Hartford, Middletown and Berlin. If you are  unable to come to our location we offer phone and Skype appointments. Now you can attend sessions from the comfort of home, on your lunch break, while waiting for your next flight or any where else you may be. We are currently offering $50 Skype and phone sessions for new clients. Use the book now tab to book an appointment online  or call 860-467-6518.

Why Do I Need A Health Coach?

Have you ever attempted to get healthy and fit but failed? Have you ever found it to be incredibly difficult to stick with a fitness program and nutritional program for any length of time? Have you tried “diets” that just failed over and over? If this is your current situation, you should seriously consider hiring a personal health coach. The benefits of a health coach are numerous.

Your health coach will be able to guide you towards the most effective actions you can take for the goals you are working towards. Whether you are dealing with a specific health condition, or you simply want to get into better overall shape, a coach will be able to guide you in the specific directions you need to move closer toward your goals.

Your health coach  may recommend lifestyle changes, eliminating certain foods you are eating from your diet, adding specific foods and recipes to your diet, specific fitness programs you should be engaging in, as well as many other strategies that will increase your overall health.

In general, a health coach is focused on increasing their clients overall stamina and vitality. Other goals of a coach are generally related to the goals each individual has established for themselves. A coach for achieving good health will usually attempt to guide their clients towards the best actions they can take to achieve their personal goals.

A coach may not be able to describe the causes of a specific illness, or present a solution for a specific illness, but they will be able to move their clients towards a direction that makes them healthier all around. A coach may utilize meal plans in order to regulate the food their clients are consuming on a regular basis.

Another recommendation from a personal coach may be related to a specific exercise. Perhaps you are hoping to achieve better overall health. If this is your situation, a coach will likely recommend a solution that is similar to running a mile a day, or some other activity, that will certainly add to your overall vitality.

One of the most important aspects of having a health coach is the fact that they will help you stick with your plans. Not only will a coach develop the strategies you must implement in order to become healthier, but they will also stick with you in order to make sure you are following through with the plans that have been laid out for you. It is this follow-through approach to getting healthy that is the most important step for achieving vibrant health.

Dr. Julie k. Jones is a certified health coach at the Oneida Holistic Health Center in Marlborough, CT.  The center is just a short distance from Hartford, Middletown, Willimantic Old Saybrook. For more info please call 860-467-6518 or viit Coach Julie’s website  http://www.bodybelieve.wordpress.com/

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Oncology & Skin Care

EydeOur skin care  team member Eyde Hurst is a  Certified Esthetician and Certified Oncology Esthetician. Eyde’s vision of providing personalized, compassionate skin care treatment for compromised skin is currently the only oncology skincare service offered in Connecticut. Eyde has obtained the necessary training founded by the Mórag Currin, method called “Touch for Cancer”.  Mórag’s  program is well established across the United States, Canada, Australia, Italy and New Zealand. It is the first to be offered and practiced in Connecticut and based out of the Oneida Holistic Center in Marlborough, CT.
Eyde is trained in the practice of providing specialized skin treatments for men and women currently undergoing cancer treatment(s). Being Mórag Currin   trained means that certified/licensed estheticians are specifically trained to provide comfort and relief from compromised skin conditions. Eyde possesses a deep understanding of the effects of cancer on the body and how best to safely accommodate those clients while working alongside the Oncology teams prescribing treatment.  Eyde founded “Pure Harmony Skin Care” that specializes in addressing compromised skin concerns at an affordable price.  Eyde also offers services for those who can not travel to our center. Visit our practitioner’s page or call Eyde to learn more.

What Conditions Do Naturopathic Doctors Treat?

http://www.theocenter.netPeople choose Naturopathic Physicians for many reasons. Naturopathic Physician Jason Belejack treats patients for a variety of conditions including diabetes,digestion issues, chronic fatigue, cancer, pediatric, healthy kids, allergies, asthma, breathing/lungs issues ,chronic fatigue, depression/anxiety, fibromyalgia, Immune diseases/disorders,stress, weight management ,women’s health/obgyn, arthritis, blood pressure,cholesterol,colds, cough and flu ,diet and nutrition,headache/migraine men’s health, sleep/Insomnia, urology,wellness/healing/prevention and more.

Dr. Belejack accepts insurance. He sees patients here at the Oneida Center on Wednesdays. Evening appointments are available. To make an appointment call 860-467-6518. You can also book appointments by using the tab at the top of this page.

The Oneida Holistic Health Center is located on historic Route 66 just a short distance from Norwich, Storrs, Hartford and Old Saybrook.

Wecome Eyde Hurst – Certified Esthetician, Certified Oncology Esthetician

969235_299364343532106_1808641726_nWe are pleased to announce that Eyde Hurst has joined our practice. Eyde’s vision of providing personalized, compassionate skin care treatment for compromised skin is currently the only oncology skincare service offered in Connecticut. Eyde has obtained the necessary training founded by the Mórag Currin, method called “Touch for Cancer”. Mórag’s program is well established across the United States, Canada, Australia, Italy and New Zealand. It is the first to be offered and practiced in Connecticut and based out of the Oneida Holistic Center.

The purpose of a complementary therapy is not to treat the cancer itself but to treat the person as a whole. Complementary therapies help a person cope with cancer, its treatment or side effects, and to feel better. Side effects from cancer treatment related and  financial issues.  Eyde provides specialized skin treatments for men and women currently undergoing cancer treatment(s) and is specifically trained to provide comfort and relief from compromised skin conditions. Eyde possesses a deep understanding of the effects of cancer on the body and how best to safely accommodate those clients while working alongside the Oncology teams prescribing treatment.
Eyde founded “Pure Harmony Skin Care” that specializes in addressing compromised skin concerns at an affordable price. Eyde works in a “pay it forward” approach by donating 10% of all treatment proceeds to help those in need of financial assistance to enable anyone that suffers from sometimes painful skin conditions, a nurturing, comforting and healing approach to skin care concerns. Additionally, Eyde offers a “caregivers treat”, as cancer impacts not only the individual receiving the treatments but also family, friends and caregivers. Eyde also offers home and hospice care visitations for those individuals that can not travel to the center.

The Oneida Center is conveniently located off of Route 2 in Marlborough CT.  We are a short distance from Hartford, Old Saybrook, Manchester, Vernon, Groton, Wallington and  Brooklyn.To make an appointment with Eyde please call  860-467-6518 or use the Book an Appointment tab at the top of this page.

Acupuncture as Pulminary Disease Treatment

A study published in Archives of Internal Medicine is concluding what many practitioners of acupuncture already believe is possible and even have experience with — treating common respiratory problems is one of the easy successes of acupuncture.

READ MORE AT: http://www.allthingshealing.com/Acupuncture/Treating-Chronic-Obstructive-Pulmonary-Disease-with-Acupuncture-Is-Very-Effective/11412