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Summer of Self Care Wellness Specials

This is the summer to avoid burnout and achieve balance. At Wellspring Vitality we believe the grind for survival is not your reason for being. You were made to work hard and to love well. It isn't easy to do both when you don't have the balance of self-care.  The North Fork Valley's Wellness Center is here to help you…
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June 14, 2024
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Pregnancy and Postpartum Massage with Doula Magdalena Alvarez

Massage Therapist and Doula Magdalena, "Maggie" Alvarez provides pregnancy and postpartum massages at Wellspring Vitality. Her 24, (and counting) years of experience working on pregnant bodies and the full birth process gives insight to every massage session she provides. She is a certified Massage Therapist, and Advanced Care Doula. On the blog we wanted to share her approach to massage…
liz
May 15, 2024
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Accident Insurance and Workman’s Comp Now Accepted

Hello Wellspring Vitality Friend, You know our vision is to provide affordable alternative therapies to our community while valuing our provider's expertise! As of this month, Wellspring officially can accept Auto Accident, Workman’s Comp Claims, and VA Health Insurance. This is just the beginning as we navigate billing insurance for therapies that will help you to thrive. Therapies offered at…
liz
May 2, 2024
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Meet the Massage Therapists

The three massage therapists at Wellspring have a combined 60+ years of experience! Meet Liz, Eric, and Maggie and discover their specialties in this blog post. https://youtube.com/shorts/PLayL9DjTfU?si=mOinGBoRZYoZDqCe Liz Evans has been a bodyworker since 1999 (1982 if you count the times she gave her brother “Indian burns” in church). She studied at the Baltimore School of Massage from 1999–2001. Liz…
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April 19, 2024
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Spring Events & Schedule

You are invited to relax and rejuvenate the senses at the North Fork Valley's Wellness Center with therapies, bodywork, and holistic healers. All providers set their schedules and have clinic days. The Spring Events & Schedule for 2024 is below! To view the complete schedule and book an appointment visit our booking portal at - https://wellspringvitality.janeapp.com/ Spring Events Available Daily:…
liz
March 20, 2024
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Facials and Organic Pedicures Available Wednesdays and Thursdays

Picture this. It’s a Wednesday or Thursday (because Helenbeth has expanded her days so now you have double the chance at a little pampering). You come to the wellness center and are greeted with a hot towel and an aromatherapy mist. Friendly beautician Helenbeth sets you up for an organic pedicure, free of the harsh chemical smells you have never…
liz
March 11, 2024
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Every Massage is Now All-Inclusive

2024 is the year we simplify booking while enhancing our community’s experience. Wellspring Vitality has shifted from an ala carte massage menu to an integrated, all-inclusive massage treatment where everyone pays one flat rate. This means your therapist gets to be the expert using all of their skill sets and will incorporate things like cupping or muscle soothing therapy etc.…
liz
February 12, 2024
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Memberships Now Simplified

2024 is the year we simplify. Memberships at the wellness center need to be simple enough that anyone can maximize their health with consistent use of the therapies. (And maybe instead of the membership that looks like a punch card for one particular therapy, don’t worry we have those too.) All memberships moving forward will be the Vitality Lite for…
liz
February 12, 2024
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Medical Billing Now Available

We’ve been approved to start serving vets with their health insurance for massage and acupuncture! We are so excited to offer medical massage with insurance billing in 2024. This means we are NOW able to see veterans through the Community Care Network with referrals from the VA. We can also treat people who have been involved in auto accidents or…
liz
January 26, 2024
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5 Massage Techniques to Release Holiday Stress

Over the years, Liz has noticed that many of her clients build up stress and pressure in their head, neck, and shoulders. This results in pain and dysfunction that can lead to acting out of a place of discomfort. Here are 5 movement practices that will help you release the stress and get back to enjoying the holidays.   #1…
liz
December 13, 2023
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Holiday Menu

We are excited to announce the 2023 Holiday Menu!  Shopping for gifts can be all-consuming. We will help you gift to the wellness-conscious person in your life. Wellspring Vitality, the North Fork Valley’s wellness center, has gift cards for physical training, massage, facials, acupuncture, and more. Wellspring also offers physical gifts for the holidays, like Eminence Organics Skincare, locally made…
liz
November 19, 2023
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Honoring Our Veterans

At Wellspring, honoring our veterans is a daily occurrence and does not have to wait until November 11th. Veteran’s Day holds special importance at Wellspring because of the years Liz served in the Air Force. Her experience in the "chair force", and working with Veterans over the years has given her so much respect for those who have served in…
liz
November 10, 2023
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The Massage Availability Just Expanded! Meet Eric Dyer

The massage availability just increased! Eric Dyer, massage therapist extraordinaire is now taking clients at Wellspring. Eric has experience in 4 Diamond Spas and also has a business crafting botanical skincare. His holistic approach sets his practice apart from the rest. He offers Hot Stone, Swedish, Deep Tissue, and Pregnancy Massage. You will love a session with Eric, Liz was…
liz
November 2, 2023
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On the Farm Journal Design and Creation Workshop

Calling All Creatives and Writers! Join us on September 29th and October 13th for an inspiring journal-making experience led by Loretta. In these workshops, you'll have the opportunity to craft your very own unique journal, perfect for art or writing enthusiasts. Here's what you can expect: Workshop 1 (September 29th 6-8PM): Design Your Journal   - Unleash your creativity as you…
liz
September 12, 2023
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How to Give Yourself a Facial Massage

There is nothing more relaxing than a facial massage. Massage therapist and Core Transformation fitness instructor, Liz Evans, ends each workout class with this facial massage demonstration. Use this at the end of your workouts, when you wake up in the morning, or maybe as a way to decompress before bed! A facial massage helps to relieve the pressure that…
liz
July 27, 2023
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Memoir Writing as Healing: A Journey of Self-Discovery

Do you yearn to explore your own story? Are you seeking a transformative experience that combines the power of self-expression with healing? Look no further. In this Vitality Vibes Mini Workshop, Yuri Chicovsky and Liz Evans take you on a journey into the world of memoir writing and how it facilitates personal growth and wellness. Discovering the Healing Effects of…
liz
July 11, 2023
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Beat the Desk Blues at Wellspring

Work from home, or tied to an office? You should know sitting is the new smoking and we have some ideas for how to get your body moving. Let’s start with breaking up your time spent in a chair. Every 30 minutes, stand up, fix your eyes on a distant spot at least 15 feet away, ideally look outside a…
liz
June 27, 2023
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Recover from your summer adventures the smart way

Liz recently took a 10-mile day hike with family. This hike is a culmination of decades of Liz's focus on fitness so she is able to participate in adventures with her grandkids. That goal is what started Core Transformation Fitness classes! Her hike with kids and grandkids involved a lot of packs full of toddlers, water, and food to fuel…
liz
June 15, 2023
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Need help with the perfect Father’s Day?

Hello Wellspring Vitality Friend, Not quite sure what to offer those fatherly figures in your life this Father’s Day? We know we have the gift that they could never ask for but would be especially grateful to receive. That being a relaxing sports massage or personal training session in our cutting-edge wellness technology area. All gift cards for Father’s Day…
liz
June 12, 2023
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Summer of Self-Care Wellness Technology Discount

Don’t let this summer put too much stress on your body. We know you have adventures, crops, children to wrangle, outdoor projects to accomplish, and no time for soreness. We are here with therapies, bodyworkers, and holistic medicine practitioners to help you maintain optimum health.  All Wellness Technologies are 10% off with the code SUMMERCARE when you book online. If…
liz
May 24, 2023
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How to Incorporate Self-Care Into Your Busy Summer

Summer gets us outside and pushes our limits. You can up your self-care game in order to enhance your enjoyment. It can keep you out of pain, increase your clarity and brain function, and keep you moving at your best. Taking good care of your mind, body, and spirit doesn’t take as long as you might think.  Sojourn Webster’s defines…
liz
May 24, 2023
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Discounted Wellness Center Membership for Local Teachers

At Wellspring Vitality we greatly value the undervalued teachers in our valley.  You work hard to care for our kids, now it’s time to attend to your own needs. Be restored at Wellspring so you can go back in the fall refreshed and ready to creatively love on those kids. We are giving back this year by offering a special…
liz
May 18, 2023
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Lungevity and Complete Body Reset Increase Results by Combining Wellness Technologies

Therapy packages like the Wellspring Lungevity and Complete Body Reset include therapies that best work together to aid the body in relaxation and healing. Both of these packages are popular options for those looking to pamper their skin and respiratory system. Each of these therapies work together to create an experience that increases health in the body. Both packages include: …
liz
May 11, 2023
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How to Celebrate Mothers, Graduates, & Teachers in the North Fork Valley

The month of May is full of celebrations. Mother’s Day on the 14th, graduation dates sprinkled throughout the month, and teachers appreciation week. The North Fork Valley has so many local businesses that provide unique experiences and gifts. Support your local economy and keep your money in your own community by trying out one of these ideas or shopping with…
liz
May 1, 2023
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Increase Blood Circulation with BEMER and Acupuncture Therapy

Poor blood flow is often at the root of physical pain and dysfunction. Difficult sleep, poor physical performance, and many dysfunctions are assisted by an increase in circulation that acupuncture and BEMER therapy provides. Wellspring Vitality often recommends both of these therapies to those looking to increase circulatory health. Why do these therapies provide relief from poor circulation?  BEMER Circulation…
liz
April 26, 2023
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Vitality Lite Membership Price Increase

The Vitality Lite Membership price will increase on May 15th, 2023. Our passion is providing high-quality wellness at an affordable price to you, our community. Unfortunately, we do not have the volume of members to maintain this low price. This price change does not affect those who are currently enrolled in the Vitality Lite membership. Your price is locked in…
liz
April 26, 2023
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Infrared Sauna Decreases Hot Flashes by 87%

A few months ago, Liz Evans increased her time in the infrared sauna and noticed her hot flashes completely stopped. Liz went to Amber Fisher, who is trained in East Asian Medicine, Foundational Medicine, and Neuro-Acupuncture. Amber specializes in hormone balancing and had a theory that using the sauna 3-4 times a week could reduce the frequency of hot flashes.…
liz
April 12, 2023
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Spring Shindig Celebration of Grains & Greens

Celebrate the grains and the greens of spring with us at our first Spring Shindig. On May 7th at Zack’s BBQ greenspace there will be: Abundant local salad potluck Sourdough & Salad Dressing Contest ($500 grand prize and wellness center prizes) Storytelling Gratitude Circle Local farmers and food producer vendors The event is by donation. All profits are donated to…
liz
April 3, 2023
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What is Community Supported Wellness?

Community-supported agriculture or a CSA allows your local food producers to have community support for their labor of love. Community-supported models allow your local producers to offer the best quality produce at the best price. Participating in a community-supported wellness model like ours allows you to help grow the therapeutic offerings of Wellspring while enjoying the benefits of wellness therapies…
liz
March 19, 2023
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Self Care Tips with Holistic Wellness Coach

We are excited to share this Vitality University mini-workshop with you! In this workshop, join Liz and Holistic Wellness Coach Leslie Parker to discover a self-care strategy that is sustainable and doesn't lead to burnout. Our "all or nothing" culture often stops us from realizing a self-fulfilled life, and the biggest change that has to happen to avoid this is to…
liz
March 15, 2023
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Nutrition at a Cellular Level: Therapies and Habits for Better Health

Let’s take nutrition beyond the obvious “eat local whole foods with lots of fermentation” and focus on therapies that also support nutrition on a cellular level. Supporting your body so it can properly absorb nutrients is a side to nutrition planning that is rarely discussed.  There are a few tips to increase nutrient absorption prior to jumping immediately into wellness…
liz
March 10, 2023
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Core Transformation Workshop

Explore all the ways you move that you take for granted: sitting, standing, lying down, walking, crawling. Improve posture, strengthen your body, and do these movements in a way that restores balance and releases pain.  March 19th, 5-7pm at Wellspring Vitality Movement Zone $22 per person, and free for Vitality & Plus Members, RSVP by giving us a call or…
liz
March 7, 2023
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Wim Hof Method Workshop

Have you always wanted to find out more about this crazy Wim Hof Method? This is your chance to practice breathwork, learn about the science behind the work, and take a cold plunge if you decide that would be good for you. https://youtu.be/NaNi8gPv0bg The workshop with Melanie Wolf & Liz Evans is on March 26th, from 3 pm to 4:30…
liz
March 6, 2023
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Can the Infrared Sauna Stop Hot Flashes?

At Wellspring Vitality we are running an experiment. We have a theory that frequent use of an infrared sauna decreases and might even completely stop hot flashes in menopausal women.Liz has recently increased her use of the infrared sauna and shortly after realized that her hot flashes had gone away! Amber Fisher, LAc and Chinese Herbalist, and Liz Evans Wellness…
liz
February 21, 2023
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Immune Boost Strategies from Holistic Wellness Coach Leslie Parker

In this mini workshop, join Liz Evans owner of Wellspring Vitality and Holistic Wellness Coach Leslie Parker to discover ayurvedic and holistic immune boosting strategies. So grab a cup of tea, a pad of paper and a pencil to take notes. This is the first of many Vitality University Workshops where we work with local north fork healers to create…
liz
January 17, 2023
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Best Alternative Therapies for Improving Circulation

January our theme is to “go with the flow”. Besides the obvious attention we pay to relaxation, this is a time we like also educate on circulatory health. It is difficult to improve your overall health when your circulatory system is not properly supported. This is a foundational health principle.  When your blood is flowing to and from your heart…
liz
January 11, 2023
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This January Go with the Flow at the Wellness Center

Dear Wellness Vitality friend, No more “New Year. New You” January. The all-or-nothing attitude of New Year's resolutions are difficult to keep up with. Instead, Wellspring is here to come alongside you in creating a rhythm that fits your needs today and that can expand as you change. Together, let’s create a ritual out of vitality that includes community and laughter.…
liz
January 4, 2023
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3 Top Immune Boost Therapies: Red Light, Infrared Sauna, and Salt Therapy

Ready for an immune boost? Red Light, Infrared Sauna, and Salt Therapy support optimal immune system function along with many other benefits. How does each of these therapies work? Let's discuss where these therapies come from and the safety and efficacy in this article.  Mito Red Light Therapy Read more about the benefits on our website and on the MitoRed…
liz
December 13, 2022
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The One Stop Shop for Local Holistic Wellness Gifts for the Holidays

This holiday season, gift meaningful wellness gifts that help to revitalize your loved ones. Whether relaxation, healing, or fitness are on their mind we have local gifts for you. Starting Black Friday week and until New Year consider us your one-stop shop for wellness gifts and your personal holiday-de-stress-station.  Kick off the holiday season at our December 4th Holiday Party.…
liz
November 21, 2022
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New Year, More Affordable Wellness Memberships

Community is medicine is one of my favorite taglines.  It is one of the big "whys" behind why we are loving people and loving vitality here at Wellspring.   Wellspring is making a shift and we want this to best benefit you, our community.  How does this change for you?  We are passionate and driven to make wellness more affordable and…
liz
November 18, 2022
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Supporting Cognitive Function to Prevent Dysfunction

It is important to protect and support our cognitive function. Between migraines, trauma responses, and memory loss chronic cognitive pain can be debilitating. There are therapies that support our brains to heal and lessen pain. These supportive measures can improve the quality of life and reduce the severity of many of these symptoms and more.  The building blocks for healthy…
liz
August 18, 2022
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Relieve Skeletal and Nerve Pain with these Alternative Therapies

The specific ache that comes with skeletal and nerve damage is overwhelming. According to WHO, it is estimated that 1.71 billion people suffer from musculoskeletal pain. The majority of clients who come to Wellspring are seeking relief from residual pain from an injury or struggling with aging. Between holistic providers and top-of-the-line wellness technologies, we have many alternative therapies to…
liz
August 10, 2022
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Holistic Therapies & Technologies for Chronic Inflammatory Disorders

Inflammation in the body can be in the form of arthritis or caused by autoimmune disorders, heart conditions, and gastrointestinal disorders, to name a few. There are a few therapies that are especially effective therapies that can ease symptoms and ease inflammation.  Infrared Sauna A sauna is an excellent therapy to ease inflammatory pain and offers anti-inflammatory benefits as well.…
liz
June 26, 2022
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Holistic Solutions for Chronic Pain: Harnessing the Power of Wellness Technologies

We are in the business of holistic solutions for chronic pain conditions. Our guests often come to us looking for relief from conditions associated with chronic pain including autoimmune disorders, injury recovery, arthritis, and multiple sclerosis. Each provider and staff member is trained to help identify therapies and treatments that heal pain points holistically. The therapies offered are ones we…
liz
June 24, 2022
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Connection: This is Healing

People are hurting and spilling painful stories on massage tables these days. We are disconnected in a world riveted on fear- disconnected in a time when we most need safe and loving connection. My job is connection. I perform alignments and massages daily and yet I only remember receiving loving touch a few times from my parents. I was shy…
liz
June 1, 2022
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Teacher’s Appreciation Spa Day Gift

The heroism and faithfulness you display every day supporting the education of our county's children is something we are daily grateful for. This is no easy time to be in the education field, and we want to extend our gratitude to you during teacher appreciation week. It is our turn to give back to you!   Through the end of…
liz
May 5, 2022
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The Life Is In The Blood: How to Increase Circulation

The idea of “life being in the blood” is one I meditate on often. Our circulatory system transports oxygen, nutrients, and waste products throughout the body.  It’s a literal miracle! But, when the circulatory system is not working as it should our memory, energy levels, digestion, and all systems are impacted. Poor circulation affects everything!  Contrast this to a healthy…
liz
May 4, 2022
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Holistic Nutrition With Our Providers

Liz, Margaret, and Helenbeth are passionate about nourishing the whole body. While we do believe the best nutritious diet is one with plenty of whole foods and as local as you can make it. Nutrition doesn’t stop with what you put into your mouth, but it also includes all the ways you care for your body. Let’s go beyond our digestive…
liz
March 20, 2022
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Schedule a Free Vitality Orientation

Have you scheduled your free Vitality Orientation yet? At the wellness center, our mission is to help you live a life of vitality. What does that look like for you?  Well, vitality is: Taking a walk with a friend without pain.  A strong healthy immune system.  Smart Alternative wellness solutions for a chronic issue or recent diagnosis.  Time feeling good…
liz
March 1, 2022
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Jean Member of the Month

Jean incorporates wellness therapies into her weekly routine as a Vitality Member at massive savings. Her husband is employed at West Elk Mine and they reimburse up to four months of her Vitality Membership. All she has to do is 100 workouts either in live fitness classes, virtual classes, and cutting-edge workouts in our Movement Zone at Wellspring. As a…
liz
February 15, 2022
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Fresh & Rejuvenating Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

Let’s celebrate those we love in our lives, whether romantic or not, with local and fresh gifts and experiences.  Here are some fresh ideas for you!  Tea Party with Elevation Herbal These tea blends by the incredible Shannon include local fruits and herbs to create nuanced and incredible cups of teas. Try a sample pack and enjoy a tea tasting…
liz
February 8, 2022
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Recovery from Upper Respiratory Infection like COVID or the Flu

Recovery from upper respiratory infections like COVID or the flu can be a long process. One of the most important gifts that Wellspring Vitality is bringing to this community are powerful wellness technologies that help the body overcome upper respiratory infections. Liz has coined the term, “Covid Crud” to describe those who struggle with lingering upper respiratory issues, chronic fatigue,…
liz
January 13, 2022
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We Kissed Amazon Goodbye! Why?

Like many of you, we are taking a public and private stand against the business practices of industry giant, Amazon. Nowadays you can hardly go a week without reading a new story regarding Amazon’s poor treatment of their employees. Just one example of many would be how upper management valued the bottom line over the safety of their employees in…
liz
January 12, 2022
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Margaret – Member of the Month

Meet Margaret, the December member of the month! She has been a member since September and is a frequent visitor at the wellness center. She is in multiple times a week!  https://youtu.be/rrTrqnFOWVA Her favorite therapy combo is using the infrared sauna and salt therapy to warm up before stretching on the Vibra Pro. She ends her time with a session…
liz
December 15, 2021
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Movement Class Schedule

Fitness isn’t about what you look like, it is about building up your body so that you feel good. Whether your goal is to get out of bed pain-free or summit 14’ers we have fun and joyful movement classes to condition your body so it can perform at its best.  Core Transformation Fitness https://youtu.be/0qJdBNbWn_c Instructor Liz Evans from HandsOnBodyworks provides…
liz
September 14, 2021
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Creating a Ritual of Self Care in the Busy Season

Creating a Ritual of Self Care in the Busy Season A Simplified Guide to Creating a Practice of Self Care It is harvest season and our community is in the midst of the busiest time of the year. We know this to be true because many of the familiar faces at the wellness center are absent, busy creating, growing, and…
liz
September 1, 2021
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Lungevity Cleanse Challenge With Karen

The Lungevity Cleanse Challenge with Karen Crews Karen, one of our amazing front desk representatives, was struggling with intense allergies and the wildfire smoke was only making it worse. She wasn't sleeping and suffering from sinus headaches. Searching for some kind of relief she started the Lungevity Cleanse Challenge. We have her feedback from the first seven sessions and her…
liz
July 13, 2021
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Salt Therapy and Oxygen Training for Smoke & Allergy Exposure

Salt Therapy and Oxygen Training for Smoke & Allergy Exposure Salt therapy and oxygen training relieve symptoms from wildfire smoke and reduce the effects of allergies. These therapies produce an anti-inflammatory response in the body because of how they target the respiratory system. So how do they work?  What is Salt Therapy? Salt therapy is breathing in micro salt particles.…
liz
July 2, 2021
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Celebrating Movement in April 2021

April is a celebration of movement at Wellspring Vitality. We offer workshops and one-on-one movement training sessions so you can achieve your fitness goals. Whether that is recovering from a stroke, or building strength and endurance for a race, we are the one-stop-shop for you. Watch the video to learn more about how we celebrate movement in all forms. How…
liz
April 6, 2021
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LiveO2 Success Story – Paul

Paul's LiveO2 success story is nothing short of inspiring. Stories like his are the reason that we come into Wellspring Vitality every day. We are so grateful to offer therapies like this so that even stroke victims can gain a new lease on life. His story proves LiveO2 is a therapy that can be scaled no matter your physical fitness.…
liz
February 26, 2021
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Why the name Wellspring Vitality for your wellness center?

We are frequently asked why the name Wellspring Vitality was chosen for the wellness center? We wanted a name that whenever spoken by one of our team members reminded us of our purpose as a wellness center, a place that overflows with healing and refreshment.  According to Webster’s Dictionary, the definition of wellspring is “a source of continual supply”. The…
liz
February 5, 2021
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Why Create a Wellness Center in the North Fork?

The North Fork Valley is a rural western colorado region known for its agriculture. Many would find it an odd location for a wellness center. Those who live here know there is no better location. The valley is rich with knowledgeable health providers that specialize in many alternative medicine options. Making it the perfect location for a wellness center.  The…
liz
February 5, 2021

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