List of Alternative Therapies & Wellness Modalities

List of wellness modalities with brief descriptions

1. Chelation therapy: A medical treatment that involves the administration of chelating agents to remove heavy metals from the body.

2. Play Therapy: Play therapy is a form of psychotherapy that uses play and creative expression as the primary means of communication and therapeutic intervention, especially with children. It is based on the understanding that play is a natural and essential way for children to express themselves, communicate their feelings, and make sense of their experiences. Book a session here

3. Child Psychology: The branch of psychology that focuses on the mental, emotional, and behavioral development of children.

4. Chinese Alchemy: An ancient philosophical and proto-scientific tradition in China that aimed to transform base metals into noble ones and achieve immortality.

5. Divination: Divination is the practice of seeking to gain insights, guidance, or foreknowledge about events or the future through various methods that are often considered mystical, supernatural, or metaphysical. This ancient practice has been a part of human cultures throughout history, and different cultures and belief systems have developed diverse methods of divination. Book a session

6. Chiropractic: A healthcare profession that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of mechanical disorders of the musculoskeletal system, particularly the spine.

7. Chromotherapy (color therapy, colorpuncture): A form of alternative medicine that uses colors to balance and enhance physical and mental well-being.

8. Coaching: A professional relationship where a coach helps clients achieve their goals, improve performance, and enhance the quality of their lives.

9. Dharma Yoga: Dharma Yoga is a style of yoga founded by Sri Dharma Mittra, a prominent yoga teacher who has been teaching for several decades. Dharma Yoga incorporates a blend of classical yoga practices, emphasizing physical postures (asanas), breath control (pranayama), meditation, and ethical principles.Book a session

10. Ashtanga Yoga,  

11. Iyengar Yoga:  A psychotherapeutic approach that combines cognitive and behavioral techniques to address mental health issues.

12. Yin Yoga :  

13. Colon hydrotherapy: A procedure that involves the infusion of water into the rectum to cleanse and detoxify the colon. Book a session 

14. Thai Yoga Massage:

15. Craniosacral therapy: A hands-on approach that involves gentle manipulation of the craniosacral system to improve the functioning of the central nervous system.

16. Crystal healing: The use of crystals and gemstones to promote physical, emotional, and spiritual healing.

17. Cupping: A traditional Chinese therapy that involves placing cups on the skin to create suction, believed to promote blood flow and healing.

18. Dance therapy: A therapeutic approach that uses dance and movement to promote emotional, social, cognitive, and physical integration.

19. Ionic Detox Therapy: Ionic detox therapy, also known as ionic foot bath or ionic foot detox, is a type of alternative health practice that claims to help the body eliminate toxins and promote overall well-being. It involves immersing the feet in a basin of water, typically with the addition of salt, while an electrical device generates ions. Proponents of ionic detox therapy believe that the process helps the body release impurities and balance energy. Book here

20. Developmental Psychology: The study of how humans grow, develop, and change throughout their lifespan.

21. Diabetic diet: A dietary plan tailored to manage blood sugar levels in individuals with diabetes, emphasizing balanced nutrition and portion control. Book a consultaion

22. Exfoliation Therapy: Exfoliation therapy is a skincare practice that involves the removal of dead skin cells from the surface of the skin, promoting a smoother, brighter complexion. Book here

23. Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT): Also known as tapping, EFT is an alternative therapy that involves tapping on specific meridian points to alleviate emotional distress and physical pain. Book a session

24. Emotional Stress Release: Various techniques or practices aimed at releasing and managing emotional stress for improved well-being.

25. Emptiness Meditation: A form of meditation that involves contemplating the concept of emptiness or void as a path to spiritual insight and liberation.

26. Essential Oils: Concentrated plant extracts used for aromatherapy, massage, and various health and wellness purposes.

27. Family Coaching: A coaching approach that focuses on improving communication and dynamics within family units to foster positive relationships.

28. Family Constellations: A therapeutic approach that explores family relationships and dynamics to uncover and resolve hidden issues affecting individuals.

29. Feng Shui: An ancient Chinese practice of arranging the environment to promote harmony, balance, and positive energy flow.

30. Gene Therapy: A medical approach that involves the manipulation of genes to treat or prevent diseases.

31. Gluten-free diet: A diet that excludes gluten, a protein found in wheat and other grains, often recommended for individuals with gluten-related disorders.

32. Group coaching: Coaching sessions conducted with a group of individuals, fostering mutual support, accountability, and personal development.

33. Group Psychology: The study of how individuals behave in groups and how group dynamics influence behavior.

34. Guided Meditation: A form of meditation led by a guide or teacher, providing verbal instructions and imagery to facilitate relaxation and focus.

35. Hatha yoga: A traditional form of yoga that emphasizes physical postures, breath control, and meditation for overall well-being. Book session

36. Rehabilitation Therapy: Rehab therapy, short for rehabilitation therapy, encompasses a range of therapeutic interventions aimed at helping individuals recover from injuries, surgeries, illnesses, or chronic conditions. The goal of rehab therapy is to improve or restore physical, cognitive, and functional abilities, enabling individuals to regain independence and enhance their overall quality of life. Book a consultation

37. Healing Power of Forgiveness: The therapeutic practice of forgiveness as a means of promoting emotional healing and well-being.

38. Herbal Medicine (Herbalism): The use of plants and plant extracts for medicinal purposes, based on traditional knowledge and practices.

39. Holistic Parenting: A parenting approach that considers the physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being of the child as interconnected elements.

40. Breathwork: Breathwork refers to a variety of intentional breathing techniques and exercises designed to improve mental, physical, and spiritual well-being. The practice involves conscious manipulation of the breath to achieve specific effects on the body, mind, and emotions. Breathwork can be used for relaxation, stress reduction, increased energy, emotional release, and spiritual exploration. Book a session

41. Home Remedies: Simple and traditional treatments using natural ingredients or methods to address common health issues.

42. Homeopathy: An alternative medical system based on the principle of “like cures like,” using highly diluted substances to stimulate the body’s healing processes.

43. Hot Stone Massage: A massage therapy technique that involves the use of heated stones to enhance relaxation and promote muscle tension relief. Book a session

44. Human Design: A system that combines elements of astrology, the I Ching, Kabbalah, and the chakra system to provide a unique profile and guidance for decision-making.

45. Organizational Psychology: The application of psychological principles to enhance workplace dynamics, employee well-being, and organizational effectiveness.

46. Inner Child Healing: A therapeutic process aimed at addressing and healing unresolved issues from childhood for emotional well-being.

47. Nasyam Talam: Nasyam Talam is a term associated with Ayurveda, a traditional system of medicine originating from India. In Ayurveda, “Nasya” refers to a therapeutic procedure involving the administration of medicated substances through the nasal route, and “Talam” refers to a medicated oil or paste. Book a session

48. Aroma Glow massage: An aroma glow massage refers to a massage therapy that incorporates the use of aromatherapy and may involve the application of aromatic oils or essential oils during the massage. Book a session

49. Iyengar yoga: A form of yoga that emphasizes precision in poses and the use of props to achieve proper alignment.

50. Body Talk: BodyTalk is a holistic and integrative healthcare system that falls under the category of alternative or complementary medicine. Developed by Dr. John Veltheim in the late 1990s, BodyTalk combines principles from traditional medicine, acupuncture, chiropractic, and energy medicine to promote overall well-being. The therapy is based on the idea that the body has an innate ability to heal itself when communication within its systems is balanced. Book a session

51. Lymphatic Drainage Therapy: Lymphatic Drainage Therapy is a specialized massage technique designed to stimulate and encourage the natural movement of lymph fluid within the body’s lymphatic system. The lymphatic system plays a crucial role in maintaining fluid balance, filtering toxins, and supporting the immune system. Lymphatic Drainage Therapy aims to facilitate the removal of excess fluid, toxins, and waste products from the body. Book a session

52. Kripalu Yoga: A style of yoga that focuses on self-discovery, self-inquiry, and the integration of mind, body, and spirit.

53. Kundalini yoga: A dynamic and spiritual form of yoga that emphasizes breath control, movement, and meditation to awaken Kundalini energy.

54. Shirodhara: Shirodhara is an ancient Ayurvedic therapy originating from India. The term “Shirodhara” is derived from the Sanskrit words “shiro” (head) and “dhara” (flow). In this therapeutic technique, a continuous and rhythmic flow of warm oil or other liquids is poured onto the forehead, specifically targeting the “third eye” area. Book session

55. Laughter therapy: A therapeutic approach that uses laughter to promote physical and psychological well-being.

56. Law of Attraction: The belief that positive or negative thoughts bring positive or negative experiences into a person’s life.

57. Transcendental Meditation: Transcendental Meditation (TM) is a specific form of mantra meditation that was introduced by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in the mid-20th century. TM is a widely practiced and researched meditation technique known for its simplicity and effectiveness in promoting relaxation, stress reduction, and improved well-being. Book a session

58. Soul Path Reading: Soulpath Readings are a combination of psychic and intuitive information channelings along with spiritual guidance to help with clarity of purpose, destiny, needs and wishes. Book a session

59. Mantras: Sacred sounds, words, or phrases repeated in meditation or prayer for spiritual purposes.

60. Martial Arts: Various practices and traditions of combat training and discipline, often with spiritual and philosophical aspects.

61. Mindfulness meditation: A practice that involves paying attention to the present moment without judgment, promoting awareness and stress reduction.

62. Motivational speaking: Public speaking aimed at inspiring and motivating individuals or groups to achieve personal or professional goals.

63. Myofascial release: A therapeutic technique that involves applying sustained pressure to release tension and improve the flexibility of the fascia (connective tissue).

64. Transpersonal Regression Therapy: Transpersonal therapy is a holistic and integrative approach to psychotherapy that goes beyond the individual’s personal identity and focuses on the exploration of spiritual, transcendent, and transformative aspects of human experience. It recognizes that individuals have a broader, interconnected dimension that extends beyond the ego or personal self. Book a session here

65. Radical Remission Therapy: “Radical Remission” is a term coined by Dr. Kelly A. Turner in her book “Radical Remission: Surviving Cancer Against All Odds.” It refers to the phenomenon where individuals experience significant and unexpected improvements or recoveries from cancer outside the realm of conventional medical expectations. Dr. Turner conducted extensive research and interviews with cancer survivors who achieved radical remission, identifying common factors that contributed to their healing. Book a session here

66. Swedish Massage: Swedish massage is a popular and widely practiced form of massage therapy that involves the use of various techniques to relax muscles, improve circulation, and promote overall well-being. Developed in the 19th century by Swedish physician Per Henrik Ling, it has become one of the foundational styles of massage in the Western world. Book a session

67. Naturopathy: An alternative medicine system that focuses on natural remedies and the body’s ability to heal itself.

68. Light Language Therapy: Light Language is a vibrational expression of communication that transcends the limits of human speech. It’s a spiritual experience which can be transmitted through various forms and is a powerful healing tool. It is the soul’s language that holds your unique frequency, felt by the heart rather than understood by the mind. Book a session here

69. Neuropsychology: The study of how the structure and function of the brain relate to psychological processes and behavior.

70. Neuroscience: The scientific study of the nervous system, including the brain, neurons, and neural mechanisms underlying behavior and cognition.

71. Numerology: The study of the mystical significance of numbers and their influence on human life and events.

72. Hypnotherapy: Hypnotherapy is a therapeutic approach that utilizes hypnosis to induce a deeply relaxed and focused state of consciousness, often referred to as a trance. In this state, individuals may be more open to suggestion, and hypnotherapy aims to leverage this heightened state of awareness to facilitate positive changes in thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. Book a session here

73. Oracle Cards: Decks of cards used for divination, providing insights and guidance on various aspects of life.

74. Trauma Therapy: Trauma therapy, also known as trauma-focused therapy, refers to a range of therapeutic approaches designed to help individuals cope with and recover from the effects of psychological trauma. Trauma can result from various experiences, such as abuse, violence, accidents, natural disasters, or other distressing events, and it can have a significant impact on a person’s mental, emotional, and physical well-being. Book a session here

75. Physiotherapy: A healthcare profession focused on physical rehabilitation and the treatment of injuries or conditions through exercise, manual therapy, and other interventions.

76. Deep Tissue Massage: Deep tissue massage is a type of massage therapy that focuses on addressing deeper layers of muscles and connective tissue. It aims to release chronic patterns of tension in the body through slow strokes and deep pressure on specific areas. This form of massage is often chosen by individuals seeking relief from muscle tension, chronic pain, and stiffness. Book a session

77. Power yoga: A dynamic and fitness-focused style of yoga that combines strength, flexibility, and breath control.

78. Spinal Energetics: An energy healing system that removes blockages in the energy field, spine and chakras to release trauma and tension, restoring balance and promoting physical, emotional and mental health wellbeing. Book a session here

79. Qigong: A Chinese practice that combines movement, meditation, and breath control to cultivate and balance the body’s vital energy (Qi).

80. Transformational Therapy: Therapeutic approaches that aim to bring about profound and positive changes in individuals’ thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. Book a session

81. Reflexology: A complementary therapy that involves applying pressure to specific points on the feet, hands, or ears to promote healing and balance in corresponding organs and systems. Book a session

82. Reiki: A Japanese energy healing technique that involves the channeling of universal life energy to promote balance, relaxation, and well-being. Book a session here or  Book reiki for animals here

83. Restorative Yoga: A gentle and relaxing form of yoga that uses props to support the body in restful poses, fostering deep relaxation and healing.

84. Shamanic Healing: A holistic approach to healing that involves connecting with spiritual energies and working with a shaman or healer to address physical, emotional, and spiritual imbalances. Book a session here

85. Singing Bowls: Metal bowls that produce harmonic sounds when struck or played, often used for meditation, relaxation, and sound therapy. Book a session

86. Women Circles: Women’s circles, also known as women’s circles or women’s groups, are gatherings of women who come together in a supportive and intentional space to connect, share, and empower one another. These circles have been a longstanding tradition in various cultures and are experiencing a resurgence in contemporary settings as a response to the need for community, connection, and women’s empowerment. Book a session here

87. Sound massage: Sound massage, also known as sound healing or sound therapy, is a holistic therapeutic approach that uses sound vibrations to promote relaxation, balance, and well-being. It involves the intentional use of various sound-producing instruments or tools to create harmonic frequencies that resonate with the body and mind. Book a session 

88. Wim Hof Breathwork: Wim Hof breathwork, also known as the Wim Hof Method (WHM), is a specific breathing technique developed by Wim Hof, a Dutch extreme athlete known for his ability to withstand cold temperatures and his achievements in cold exposure training. The Wim Hof Method combines specific breathing exercises, cold exposure, and meditation to promote physical and mental well-being. Book a session

89. Tai Chi: Another term for T’ai chi ch’uan, emphasizing the meditative and health-promoting aspects of the practice.

90. Access Bars Therapy: Access Bars Therapy is a holistic healing modality that falls under the umbrella of energy therapies. It is based on the idea that there are 32 points on the head, known as “Bars,” which, when lightly touched, can help release energetic blockages and facilitate greater ease in various areas of life. Access Bars is part of the larger Access Consciousness system developed by Gary Douglas. Book a session here

91. Thai massage: An ancient healing system that combines acupressure, yoga, and passive stretching to promote flexibility, relaxation, and energy flow.

92. Theta Healing: A holistic healing technique that aims to access the theta brainwave state to facilitate positive changes in beliefs and emotions.

93. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM): A comprehensive system of medicine that includes acupuncture, herbal medicine, cupping, and other modalities to balance the body’s vital energy (Qi).

94. Bach Flower Therapy: Bach Flower Therapy, also known as Bach Flower Remedies or Bach Flower Essences, is a form of alternative or complementary medicine that involves the use of flower essences to address emotional and mental well-being. It was developed by Dr. Edward Bach, a British physician and homeopath, in the early 20th century. Bach believed that emotional imbalances were at the root of many physical illnesses and that certain flowers could restore emotional harmony. Book a session

95. Transcendental meditation: A specific form of mantra meditation introduced by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, aiming to promote relaxation and self-discovery.

96. Pranayama: Pranayama therapy is a branch of yoga that focuses on the practice of pranayama, which involves conscious control and regulation of the breath. In Sanskrit, “prana” refers to life force or vital energy, and “ayama” means control or expansion. Pranayama techniques involve various breath control exercises that are believed to have positive effects on physical, mental, and spiritual well-being.. Book a session

97. Vibrational Healing: Healing practices that involve the use of vibrations, such as sound or energy frequencies, to promote balance and well-being.

98. Vinyasa yoga: A style of yoga that emphasizes flowing sequences of poses coordinated with breath, promoting flexibility, strength, and mindfulness.

99. Emotion Code: Emotion Code therapy is a holistic approach to emotional healing and well-being. It is based on the idea that unresolved emotions and energetic imbalances can contribute to physical and emotional challenges. Developed by Dr. Bradley Nelson, Emotion Code therapy aims to identify and release these trapped emotions, allowing for greater emotional and physical health. Book a session here

100. Somatic Yoga: Somatic yoga refers to an approach to yoga that integrates principles of somatic movement and awareness into the practice. Somatic yoga places emphasis on the connection between the mind and body, promoting a heightened awareness of bodily sensations, movement patterns, and the interplay of muscles and joints. Book a session here

101. Western Astrology: A system of astrology based on the position of celestial bodies in the Western zodiac, often used for personality analysis and predictions.

102. Yin Yoga: A slow-paced style of yoga that involves holding passive poses for an extended duration to target connective tissues and enhance flexibility.

103. Tarot Readings: Tarot therapy, also known as tarot counseling or tarot reading for therapeutic purposes, is a form of counseling or psychotherapy that incorporates the use of tarot cards as a tool for self-exploration, reflection, and insight. In this approach, a tarot reader or therapist uses the imagery and symbolism of the tarot deck to facilitate conversations and guide individuals in understanding their thoughts, emotions, and life circumstances. Book a session

104. Counselling: A professional service that provides guidance, support, and therapeutic interventions to individuals or groups facing personal challenges. Book a session here

105. Positive & Holistic Psychology: Approaches that focus on strengths, well-being, and positive aspects of human experience, aiming to enhance overall life satisfaction.

106. Transformational Coaching: Coaching that aims to bring about significant positive changes in various aspects of a person’s life. Book a session

107. Art Therapy: A therapeutic approach that involves creative expression through art to explore emotions, reduce stress, and promote healing. Book a session

108. Play Therapy: A form of therapy that uses play to communicate with and help children express their feelings and resolve emotional challenges.

109. Mental Health First Aid: Training programs designed to teach individuals how to provide initial support to someone experiencing a mental health crisis.

110. NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming): An approach to communication, personal development, and psychotherapy that explores the relationships between neurological processes, language, and behavior.

111. Psychotherapy: A collaborative treatment approach between a trained therapist and an individual, aiming to address emotional and psychological challenges. Book a session here

112. Leadership & Executive Coaching: Coaching specifically focused on developing leadership skills and enhancing executive performance.

113. PSYCH-K Integrated Therapy: A process that combines various psychological tools and kinesiology to promote positive change in beliefs and behaviors. Book a session

114. Lifestyle Coaching: Coaching that focuses on helping individuals achieve personal and professional goals related to health, well-being, and lifestyle. Book a session here

115. Aromatherapy: The use of aromatic essential oils to enhance physical and psychological well-being through inhalation or topical application. Book a session

116. Public Speaking & Communication: Training and coaching in effective public speaking and communication skills.

117. Ayurveda: An ancient holistic system of medicine from India that emphasizes balance in the body, mind, and spirit.

118. Human Design: A system that combines astrology, the I Ching, Kabbalah, and the chakra system to provide a unique profile and guidance for decision-making.

119. Detox: Various approaches aimed at removing toxins from the body to promote health and well-being. Book a session

120. Functional Medicine & Nutrition: An approach that addresses the root causes of illness and emphasizes personalized nutrition and lifestyle interventions. Book a consultation

121. Mindfulness & Meditation: Practices that involve cultivating awareness, attention, and presence to enhance mental well-being.

122. Breathwork: Various techniques that focus on intentional breathing to promote relaxation, stress reduction, and personal growth.

123. Sound Bath: A therapeutic experience involving the use of sound, often through instruments like singing bowls or gongs, for relaxation and healing.

124. EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique): Also known as tapping, EFT involves tapping on specific meridian points to alleviate emotional distress and physical pain.

125. Laughter Yoga: A form of exercise that combines laughter exercises with yogic deep-breathing techniques for health and well-being.

126. Yoga Nidra: A guided meditation technique that induces a state of deep relaxation and heightened awareness.

127. Eldoa Method: A series of specific postural exercises designed to promote spine health and improve joint function. Book a session here

128. Pranic Healing: An energy healing system that involves the use of prana (life force) to promote physical and emotional well-being. Book a session here

129. Qi Gong: A Chinese practice that combines movement, meditation, and breath control to cultivate and balance the body’s vital energy (Qi).

130. Martial Arts: Various practices and traditions of combat training and discipline, often with spiritual and philosophical aspects.

131. Body Breathe Mind Barre: A fitness approach that combines elements of barre, yoga, and mindfulness for overall well-being.

132. Zumba: A dance fitness program that incorporates various dance styles and music genres for an energetic workout.

133. TRE (Trauma Release Exercises): A set of exercises designed to release tension and stress stored in the body as a result of trauma.

134. Ecstatic Dance: A form of free-form dance that encourages spontaneous movement and self-expression.

135. Hatha Yoga: A traditional form of yoga that emphasizes physical postures, breath control, and meditation for overall well-being.

136. Sound Alchemy: In this session, onyx stones are placed on the body and a a sound healing instrument is played intuitively to enhance a self healing and grounding effect into the body to bring about a feeling of wellbeing and joy. Book a session here

137. Abdominal therapy: Abdominal therapy is founded on the  ancient healing  systems of the Mayan culture. This traditions holds true that the womb/uterus is the centre of a woman’s wellbeing.  The therapy  is an external non invasive manipulation  that addresses the position and health of pelvic and abdominal organs to release physical and emotional congestion or blockages within the body. Book a session here

138. Space Clearing: Space clearing therapy is a holistic practice that focuses on energetically cleansing and harmonizing the energy in a physical space. The goal is to create a positive and balanced environment by removing stagnant or negative energies and promoting a sense of well-being. This therapy draws inspiration from various cultural and spiritual traditions that believe in the influence of energy on the physical and emotional aspects of life. Book a session here

139. Chakra Therapy: Chakra therapy is a holistic healing approach rooted in ancient Indian spiritual traditions, particularly within the framework of yoga and Ayurveda. The term “chakra” refers to energy centers in the body that are believed to correspond to specific physical, emotional, and spiritual aspects of an individual. Chakra therapy aims to balance, align, and optimize the energy flow within these chakras to promote overall well-being. Book a session here

140. Ancestral Therapy: Ancestral therapy, also known as ancestral healing or ancestral lineage healing, is a therapeutic approach that focuses on exploring and addressing patterns, traumas, and influences within a person’s ancestral lineage. The premise is that unresolved issues, traumas, or energetic imbalances from previous generations can impact an individual’s emotional, mental, and physical well-being. Ancestral therapy aims to bring awareness to these influences and facilitate healing on a familial and intergenerational level. Book a session here

141. Akashic Therapy: Akashic therapy, also known as Akashic Records therapy or Akashic healing, is a spiritual and metaphysical approach to self-discovery, healing, and personal transformation. It is based on the concept of the Akashic Records, which are believed to be a non-physical, energetic “library” or “database” that contains the collective information and experiences of every soul across all lifetimes. Book a session with Nyambura here or a session with Kamal here