Dayaalu Center houses traditional and alternative practitioners committed to providing deeply integrated and collaborative care for individuals, families and whole communities. Seeking truth and alignment in any area of life is an act of courage and love. Our holistic approach restores balance and fosters transformation in our relationships, bodies, and minds. Along with the practitioners listed below, we also house the Far Infrared Sauna.
Ayurvedic Consultations – Learn accessible and ancient healing practices with Ayurvedic wellness counselor and certified yoga instructor, Leah Adams. Leah offers 90-minute wellness consultations that focus on customized daily self-care practices to balance and rejuvenate your wellbeing. Tap into the natural rhythms of your body with a transformational daily routine that aligns with your current lifestyle, fosters new healthy habits, and launches you towards deeper self-nourishment. Practices may include: nutrition, yoga, meditation, and useful lifestyle tips such as: recognizing the signs of ama “toxins” in your body; cooking a dosha balancing traditional Kitchari when your digestive system needs a reset; preparing a dosha balancing tea for your current Vikruti (imbalance); and using plant extracts for stress relief, detoxification, and healing. To make an appointment, contact Leah via her website: ByLeahAdams.com.
Bodywork/Massage - Rachel Alcyone LMP, RYT, LAP is a gifted healer and a respected leader in the global self-care revolution. Rachel’s 13-year long career as a Licensed Massage Practitioner, Certified Life Activation Practitioner and Reiki Master include experience and trainings in: Structural Integration, Trigger Point Therapy, Myofascial Release, Spa Treatments, Chi Nei Tsang, Athletic Taping, Therapeutic Cupping, Mana Lomi, Taoist Practices, Acutonics and more. Her massage practice is grounded in a lifetime of study in Yoga, Dance, Pilates, Feldenkrais, Meditation and Ceremony. Her dedication to the total wellness of her clients is woven through every session. Rachel’s experience as a Minister and Doula brings mastery to her ability to hold space for those desiring to move through and release any physical, emotional and chemical traumas stored within the tissue so that they may be free from pain and feel amazing in their bodies. Rachel is available at Dayaalu Center on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and some Saturdays. To make an appointment call 253-230-2826 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bodywork/Massage - Bodywork/Massage - Joy Kamrin, LMP, has a passion for Healing, and Renewal. This led her to study at one of the premier schools in the country, Brian Utting School of Massage. Her continued training and 16 years as a Licensed Massage Practitioner includes various modalities of Therapeutic Massage, including Myofascial Release, Trigger Point Therapy, Circulatory Massage, Foot Reﬂexology, and Spa Treatments. Joy's intuitive massage will encourage relief from pain and powerfully unwind the unique tensions in your body. Release of tensions, big and small, can provide the re-set that creates deep relaxation, and rejuvenation at the cellular level. To join The Sacred Soul ~ Dayaalu VIP Membership, text the word SACRED, to 360-200-4221. Watch for your First Session Discount via text message. Joy is available at Dayaalu Center on Mondays and Fridays and some Saturdays. To make an appointment call 206-909-9934. Visit SacredSoulBodywork.com for more information.
Nurture Healing Wellness Program and Wellness Consultations - Joanna Garritano, MD is an allopathic medical doctor with over 20 years of experience diagnosing and treating illness. As a physician, Dr. Garritano has seen first-hand how many of us are looking for more than just symptom relief and disease management. To meet this need, she has developed a wellness-based educational approach to empower individuals to cultivate healing, wellness, and recovery in their bodies. In addition to her traditional medical education, Dr. Garritano has training in Functional Medicine, Lifestyle Medicine, Mind-Body Medicine, and Nutrition. Through the Nurture Healing Wellness Programs, personalized individual Wellness Consultations, and through Wellness Workshops, she offers skills, support, and guidance so individuals can learn how to effectively use food as medicine, mindfulness as medicine, movement as medicine, relaxation as medicine, and joy as medicine. Visit NurtureHealing.org to learn about the Wellness Program and Workshops, or www.joannagarritano.com to learn more about individual Wellness Consultations.
Nutritional Therapy - Nicole Kraft is a certified Nutritional Therapy Practitioner and RESTART instructor with a mission to help families embrace a nutrient-dense, real food lifestyle. Additionally, Nicole guides clients living with autoimmune, digestive and other chronic conditions through an individually-designed nutritional protocol to support the body in finding balance again. A diverse background in Health Psychology, Nutrition and training in Therapeutic Special Diets for adults and children, all influence the way she works with clients. Private sessions are available on Mondays at Dayaalu in the Healing Cottage. For more information visit: WholeFamilyKitchen.com or email Nicole at: email@example.com.
Trillium Natural Medicine - Dr. Alex Kraft is a Naturopathic Physician and Acupuncturist. As a Functional Medicine doctor, Dr. Kraft uses lab testing, diet, lifestyle changes, herbs, supplements, and hormonal therapy to promote proper function of the body and stimulate the body’s innate healing abilities. He sees his role as a health detective – helping identify factors which are contributing to ill health, recommending supportive therapies to maintain or regain health, and encourage the healthy lifestyle changes to maintain health on a daily basis. Dr. Kraft completed both the Naturopathic Medicine and Acupuncture programs at Bastyr University in 2004. Schedule appointment.
Therapeutic Yoga, Physical Therapy and Healing - Sue Steindorf blends 30 years as a physical therapist with the profound wisdom of yoga to create a multidimensional healing experience. She works with all ages, from infant to geriatric, and a diverse range of health issues and concerns. Whether it’s a child with disabilities or an adult with chronic pain or anxiety, Sue utilizes her unique knowledge, experience, and abilities to help people understand and trust their body’s capacity to heal and discover new patterns for living a healthy and vital life. Sue has a BS in Kinesiology from the University of Washington and an MA in Physical Therapy from Boston University. Her yoga training includes: 200hr Integral Yoga teacher training; extensive yoga therapy education with Doug Keller; Yoga for depression with Amy Weintraub; Yoga therapy with Gary Kraftsow; Yoga for Cancer with Jnani Chapman; and Yin Yoga with Sara Powers. Yoga comes from the root to Yoke or connect and at the heart of her work is cultivating connections that bring balance and wholeness into lives. To schedule an appointment contact Sue at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 206 499-4728.
Alternative Healing Practitoners in the Community
Gong Therapy - Shannon Rose Dorsey offers private Kundalini Yoga and Gong Therapy sessions. She is certified and extensively trained in Kundalini and Hatha Yoga, Radiant Child Yoga, and Gong Therapy. Sound is an effective healing agent for the energy body. A private session is an individual experience, designed to create an awareness of the essence of your soul. The gong is an instrument for change and works on all levels to heal and transform. The vibration of the gong and sound waves encase the body in a sonic envelope, similar to a continuous massage. Shannon uses the gong to accelerate the therapeutic transformation of yogic practices. Whether you wish to begin a new yoga practice or refine an existing practice, a private session allows you to develop and deepen a lasting personal yoga and meditation practice. To learn more, please visit Shannon’s website shannonrosedorsey.com or email her directly to schedule an appointment at email@example.com.
Shamanic Healing - Will Whitesmith utilizes his skills as both a trained shaman and an experienced spirit guide to give Soul Readings and Shamanic Healing Sessions to guide and support his clients to step into and actualize their unlimited potential, clear old wounds and past conditioning that blocks their growth, and connect with you and your vast support system of guides and teachers. His practices draw on ancient universal wisdom that has been used to support healing and growth in individuals since the beginning of time. Read more about Will's services at his website or email him to schedule an appointment at firstname.lastname@example.org.