They have been members of a medical team here in Flagstaff for over 22 years and have worked with everyone from newborns to world class athletes. They have been receiving referrals from the medical community in Flagstaff since 1996.
Due to their wealth of experience , almost 60 years combined, they know how to tailor each session to the specific needs of each client. They are unique in that they offer a variety of healing/bodywork techniques along with individual Self-Care Techniques (self-massage, stretching and/or conditioning) at each session and through YouTube videos. They support Total Vibrant Health by also offering Homeopathic and Nutritional Therapy Consultations.
She completed her Nutritional Therapy Consultant (NTC) training through the Nutrition Therapy Association (NTA) in 2013. She continued her training in Functional Evaluation through NTA completing her Nutritional Therapy Practitioner certification in 2014. The NTA trainings are nutritional programs that are aligned with the Weston A. Price Foundation's philosophy regarding nutrient dense, properly prepared, whole foods. Juana is an active member of the Weston A Price Foundation. In her never ending search for answers, Juana is also a Certified GAPS Practitioner as of September 22, 2014. Having the privilege to study with Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride, MD.
Juana realized how invaluable objective lab tests are to the success of challenging cases. They not only eliminate any guess work, but now allows her to work with clients remotely ensuring great accuracy and predictable results. Therefore, she continued her education and is now a Restorative Wellness Practitioner receiving her training through Restorative Wellness Solutions completing Level I September 2014. She is able to order lab test that will assist in identifying imbalances that are keeping you from optimal health. Her interpretation of Adrenal, GI, Hormone and Food Sensitivity Panels allow Juana to create an individualized nutritional plan that addresses the objective findings of these tests and the nutritional goals of her clients. No more guessing!
Ongoing continuing education courses are an essental part of what aids us in helping you.
Myofascial Release MFR stretches the myofascial unit a combination of muscles and the fascia, a thin layer of tissue covering every muscle. When a muscle is injured or strained, the fascia around tightens and can become sticky. This can affect the muscles capacity to do work. Stretching both areas together, the therapist relieves soreness in the muscle and restores the flexibility that results from restoring the fluid capacity of healthy tissue
Trigger Point What is remarkable about Trigger Points is that they are hyper irritable points in the muscles that refer pain somewhere else in the body, thus a headache or shoulder pain could be from a TP in the neck. In order for the trigger point to be released a variety of soft tissue approaches are utilized by the therapist. We are able to share self-care techniques that could help you to relieve your own Trigger Points at home or work and we sell tools that can help. (Thercanes, Foam Roller, Physio Balls, Heart tools)
CranioSacral CranioSacral massage CST involves working from the core of your body outwards. The therapist very gently works the muscles to access this fluid system that surrounds the brain and spinal cord and is constantly pumping essential information throughout the central nervous system. This pumping action that is the CranioSacral rhythm can be felt at the bilateral structures of the body (hands, feet etc.) and along the spine. The therapist is able to assist your body in finding a better flow of the CS fluid by relieving restrictions, which restores and relaxes the entire body.
Deep Tissue Deep tissue massage works the deeper muscles to release tension in the body, usually chronic tension. This is done with slow strokes and concentrated pressure on the tense area to remove toxins and loosen muscles. Deep tissue massage can result in soreness for a day or two following the massage.
Sports Massage This unique form of massage is typically done in conjunction with athletic events. Sports massage prepares an athletes body for performance by relieving fatigue, reducing swelling in the muscles and joints thereby promoting flexibility and preventing injuries. Sports massage also helps heal minor injuries that can be caused do to excess activity.
Swedish Massage Swedish massage relaxes muscles through pressure applied to the muscles and joints with soothing strokes returning blood to the heart. This increases oxygen flow and releases toxins built up in the muscles.
Active Isolated Stretching
Active isolated stretching; a sequence of stretching exercises that encourages flexibility by combining active stretching and reciprocal inhibition (RI) methods. The move-ments are performed repetitively until adequate progress has been made.