Acupuncture & Massage at Hara
Our Story & Mission
Hara Wellness Integrated offers Classical Chinese Acupuncture and Massage therapy as guiding tools to restore harmonious function to the body so that deep healing occurs and an optimal state of well-being can be achieved. In this tradition, the mind and body are viewed with the utmost respect and there is confidence in the body’s intelligence and innate healing power. In Eastern medicine, The Hara refers to the abdominal cavity and energetic center as well as a physical center. It is an important concept in Oriental martial arts, healing arts, and contemplative practice, it is also important in many aspects of daily life. In Japanese culture, a person will speak of 'thinking with the hara' or feeling with the 'hara'. This is similar to having a ‘gut feeling’ about something. The Hara is used in the practice of Chinese Medicine as a diagnostic tool that has been used for thousands of years. By palpating the Hara, a skilled practitioner can gain huge insight into the health of the patient.
At Hara Wellness Integrated you are invited to participate in your own individual healing process. Every individual has a unique healing journey to discover that involves reconnecting, re-establishing, and rebuilding pathways between the mind and body that have closed down with age or mis-use. As the connections are restored, the energy begins to flow freely through the channels and the body remembers how to work as a whole again. Classical Acupuncture and massage therapy opens doors to new ways of seeing and experiencing the world, as blocked energy is released and free flow is restored. By receiving treatments on a regular basis, a profound sense of well-being replaces the fatigue, aching joints, stiff neck, insomnia, weight gain, digestive issues, dry skin, and other symptoms that the body uses to signal that something is not right.
The healing process leads to self-awareness and empowerment as you reconnect with yourself and begin to develop and refine the ability to maintain a state of inner harmony and ease.
Fantastic! Undeniably a place for well-being! I’ve had both massage and acupuncture from Sarah. Her approach is whole mind and body centered. The massage or acupuncture treatments have always left me feeling rejuvenated. They are well informed, specific, thoughtful and productive. My health has improved through treatment, as well as, my spirits and vitality. Sarah always makes the experience relaxing and enjoyable.- Naomi Ramirez, Photographer