Founder and Director Sarah Ittmann teaches Bikram yoga . A series of 26 poses derived from Hatha principles, each one is done twice to help the body open up and come into openness and alignment. Bikram Choudhury designed these poses in his native India after a weightlifting accident to restore his health. Performed in a heated room for 90 minutes, anyone at any age can feel the benefits of this healing art. Julie practiced Bikram Yoga for almost 5 years and was an avid devotee of Sarah’s. This studio is HIGHLY recommended — a beautiful space with great facilities. With an 8,000 square foot studio, the wellness spa also offers hot stone massage, acupuncture, and salon services.
Holistic Nutrition of Baltimore is brought to you by licensed nutritionist Kasia Kines. Located in Greenspring Station, Kines offers nutritional counseling, detoxification programs, and Ayurveda Nutrition. Schedule a weekly appointment or learn the benefits of natural medicine and preventive care at home by taking a Grocery Shopping-Cooking Class or the Free Detox Introduction Class.
We often need reminding that like Ludwig Andreas Feuerbacha coined in 1863, "man is what he eats". Like Feuerbacha comment, Holistic Nutrition will help you understand more about how food has a bearing on one’s state of mind and health.
Voted Baltimore’s best wellness center by Baltimore magazine, the Ojas Wellness Center has locations in the Hunt Valley, Mt. Washington, and Owings Mills areas. With an expert team of therapists and instructors, the center offers the best in massage therapies, yoga and pilate classes, skincare, acupuncture, and wellness products like naturopathic medicine and healing modalities. To aid in the experience, the center developed a unique environment, complete with natural fragrances, falling waters, tranquil hues, and soft music. The design of the center is also eco-friendly, with elements like cork flooring and wall coverings, no animal products, and eucalyptus cabinetry.
The Village Green Apothecary , now a full-functioning online marketplace for all things healthy, was once just "The Apothecary in Bethesda, MD", created by two pharmacy doctors named Mickey and Irv in 1965. Both with years of study and experience in nutritional pharmacology, they began to find that both traditional and alternative health care could do the most good for the most people. They see their store as a gathering place for sharing knowledge and building community, where they can also provide an abundance of wellness resources from pharmaceuticals to educational aids to body care supplies. Visit their website for more information and product listings, or visit in person: 5815 W Cedar Lane, Bethesda, MD 20814
The Bodhi Clinic , located in Millersville, MD, helps enable clients to remove those factors that bring about disease in their lives, ideally using natural methods. Run by Dr. Stephany Porter, a licensed Naturopathic Doctor, the clinic views medicine as a continuum, where optimal health is ideally reached by the least invasive modalities, like lifestyle, diet, and exercise, but sometimes must be attained by pharmaceutical or surgery methods. Naturopathic Medicine operates with the notion that optimal health results from the harmonious functioning of our internal (physical, emotional, spiritual, genetic) and external (social, environmental) world. Based on that model, each person’s disease state requires unique medicines specific to their specific needs.
Quantum Yoga , located in Mount Washington at the Lake Falls Village Center, offers a wide variety of classes in yoga and wellness, including beginner to advanced yoga, kids and teen yoga, yoga nidra, flow yoga, pilates, and Qigong, as well as acupuncture, shiatsu, and Gua Sha. The center is operated by over a dozen men and women, many of whom are certified in various forms of yoga and Qigong. Visit their website for extensive information from frequently asked questions to detailed accounts of the services offered and the research and benefits that comes with them.
Tanquili-Chi Massage and Wellness is a holistic approach to life maintenance. Located off Northern Parkway in the Mt. Washington area. Types of massages include Swedish, Deep tissue and Myofascial. See a list of their incentives by visiting there website.