In the bustling city of Minneapolis, NE Wellness stands as a serene oasis, offering a variety of holistic treatments that cater to the well-being of body, mind, and soul.
Owner, Noah Frohlich created NE Wellness “to make an integrative healing space that was affordable and accessible. Over time that vision evolved to include more services such as infrared sauna, cold plunge, float tank therapy, Ayurveda, Marma Therapy, Pemf Therapy, Red Light Therapy, and more.” There is now a second location in Bismarck, North Dakota.
Not only do they provide personalized and private sessions but NE Wellness also offers Community Acupuncture to make it accessible and affordable for all. On Friday afternoons they open up their community room to provide low-cost Acupuncture in a group setting rather than the higher cost of a private session. This allows more people to get treatment at once and at a lower cost. It’s a true community benefit.
Let’s dive into the benefits of three of their treatments that I experienced, and the expertise of the practitioners who bring these ancient healing modalities to life.
Ayurveda Consultation with Kamie Slegers, CAP, C-IAYT, CST
Ayurveda is an ancient Indian system of medicine based on the belief that balance is the key to optimal health. Kamie Slegers, an experienced Ayurvedic practitioner and manager at NE Wellness, says, “A good time for someone to consider an Ayurvedic consultation is when looking for a holistic approach to improve their overall health and well-being.”
She delves into the personalized care of each individual whether they are seeking general wellness, weight loss, hormonal balance, emotional support, or help with sleep issues, chronic health conditions, pain, or digestive issues. During an Ayurveda Consultation, Kamie utilizes an in-depth assessment to understand the unique constitution of her clients, identifying their dosha – Vata, Pitta, or Kapha.
The benefits of an Ayurveda Consultation extend far beyond the treatment room. By gaining insights into their dosha, clients learn how to make mindful lifestyle choices, including dietary adjustments, exercise routines, and daily practices that promote harmony and well-being. Kamie’s expertise allows clients to tap into their body’s innate intelligence, fostering self-awareness and long-term health improvements.
Kamie shared some specific situations when considering an Ayurvedic consultation can be beneficial:
- Chronic health issues: If someone is dealing with chronic health problems, such as digestive issues, stress-related disorders, autoimmune conditions, hormonal imbalances, or allergies, Ayurveda may offer complementary insights and personalized treatment options.
- Seeking preventive care: Ayurveda emphasizes preventive measures to maintain good health and prevent illnesses. A consultation can help identify an individual’s unique constitution (Prakriti) and potential imbalances (Vikriti) to develop a preventive health plan.
- Lifestyle changes: Individuals interested in making positive lifestyle changes, including dietary adjustments, exercise routines, creating a proper sleep routine, and stress management techniques, can benefit from Ayurvedic guidance tailored to their body type and specific needs.
- Emotional well-being: Ayurveda recognizes the connection between the mind and body. Those struggling with stress, anxiety, or emotional imbalances may find Ayurvedic recommendations for relaxation, meditation, and herbal support valuable.
- Sleep issues: If someone experiences sleep disturbances or insomnia, Ayurveda can provide insights into their root causes and offer natural remedies to promote better sleep.
- Low energy levels: Feelings of chronic fatigue or low energy can be counterbalanced through Ayurvedic practices that support rejuvenation and vitality.
- Digestive problems: Ayurveda places significant importance on digestion. If someone has digestion-related concerns like indigestion, bloating, or irregular bowel movements, Ayurveda can offer dietary and lifestyle recommendations to address these issues.
- Weight management: Ayurveda approaches weight management in a personalized manner, considering an individual’s constitution, metabolism, and lifestyle. A consultation can help create a suitable weight management plan.
- Hormonal imbalances: Ayurveda acknowledges the role of hormones in overall health. Women experiencing menstrual irregularities or menopause-related symptoms may find Ayurvedic therapies helpful.
Therapeutic Massage with Sid Grassbaugh
Upon arrival at my session, I knew I wanted to address soreness, pain, and stiffness from months of frequent travel. Travel can be exhilarating, but it takes a toll on the body, leaving us feeling sore and fatigued. Sid Grassbaugh, a skilled bodyworker and massage therapist at NE Wellness, specializes in using multiple modalities to get to the root of the issue. Her personalized approach tailors each session to address the specific needs and areas of tension experienced by her clients.
Using a combination of techniques, Sid’s therapeutic massage alleviates muscle stiffness, improves circulation, and helps restore the body’s natural balance. Beyond the physical benefits, clients also experience mental relaxation, as stress and anxiety melt away under Sid’s expert touch. Whether one is a frequent traveler, dealing with chronic pain, or simply dealing with everyday stress, Sid’s therapeutic massages offer rejuvenation and a renewed sense of well-being.
Acupuncture with McKale Lee, LAC
Acupuncture, an ancient Chinese healing art, has gained recognition in the West for its remarkable ability to address a wide range of health issues. At NE Wellness, McKale Lee, a licensed acupuncturist, has garnered praise for his expertise in resolving many body, mind, and spirit needs.
By stimulating specific acupoints along the body’s meridians, McKale’s acupuncture treatments restore the flow of vital energy, known as “Qi,” which plays a crucial role in maintaining optimal health.
For clients suffering from digestive ailments, such as bloating, indigestion, or irritable bowel syndrome, McKale’s treatments provide relief and foster digestive harmony.
McKale’s acupuncture sessions prove invaluable for those seeking relief from pain, whether due to injury, arthritis, or other causes. Acupuncture triggers the release of endorphins, the body’s natural painkillers, offering non-invasive and drug-free pain relief. McKale’s holistic approach to pain extends to identifying and addressing the root cause of the issue, ensuring long-lasting results and improved mobility.
In addition to the above, NE Wellness offers many other treatments for holistic health and wellbeing. Within their extensive range of services, NE Wellness prioritizes healing and the prevention of illnesses, enabling you to embark on a journey towards optimal health.
Their primary offerings include Chinese Medicine, known for its reactive and preventative qualities. It can aid in treating chronic pain, stress, anxiety, insomnia, and respiratory and digestive issues. Acupuncture, an integral part of Chinese Medicine, offers relief for stress disorders, allergies, pain, and women’s health issues.
NE Wellness also specializes in Craniosacral Therapy (CST), a non-invasive manual therapy enhancing the functioning of the central nervous system, treating a variety of conditions like arm pain, autism, back pain, brain injuries, and chronic fatigue, among others. Their Infrared Sauna promotes detoxification and pain management, while Yoga Therapy and Yoga + Acupuncture sessions help with stress, mood disorders, sleep, and digestive issues.
For those recovering from motor vehicle collisions or workplace incidents, NE Wellness offers comprehensive treatment plans for injuries and chronic pain. Wellness Consultations are also available.
Complementing their extensive service offerings, NE Wellness provides beneficial wellness workshops and events, allowing individuals to engage with health talks and broaden their understanding of overall wellness. They also offer Cupping Therapy for pain relief, muscle tension, circulation, and detoxification.
Other services include Facial Rejuvenation, which combines facial acupuncture and acupressure massage for skin conditions and anti-aging treatment. They also offer Couple’s Massage sessions, perfect for sharing a relaxing experience with a loved one.
In addition, NE Wellness is expanding its services with the introduction of Reflexology and Float Therapy, the latter a sensory-reducing practice that offers benefits for stress, anxiety, pain management, and sleep disorders. ONYX Red Light Therapy, a non-invasive technique using red or near-infrared light, and PEMF Therapy, a non-invasive technique using electromagnetic fields, are also available to improve various health aspects.
Whether you seek immediate relief from pain or a long-term solution for chronic ailments, NE Wellness offers a holistic approach to enhance your health and wellbeing.
At NE Wellness in Minneapolis, MN and Bismarck, ND, their practitioners serve as the guiding lights for patrons seeking holistic healing and rejuvenation. Their personalized care goes beyond alleviating symptoms to foster a profound sense of well-being.
By embracing these natural modalities, clients experience not only relief from ailments but also a deeper connection to their own bodies and minds. NE Wellness stands as a testament to the power of modern and ancient healing traditions in harmonizing our bodies, minds, and spirits.
What’s next for NE Wellness?
They are exploring ways to add an outdoor traditional Finnish-style sauna which would be a first for Minneapolis. And they have plans for events in their serene backyard and in the studio like yoga, programs for women’s health and education, wellness events, wellness consultations to help clients match with the best services and practitioners, and more.
The diversity of services and attentiveness of the practitioners are just two things that make NE Wellness special. Manager, Kamie Slegers, says, “NE Wellness offers an extensive range of services covering different aspects of physical, mental, and emotional well-being. This diversity allows clients to explore multiple approaches to find the best therapies and treatment plans to meet their needs. A one-stop shop!”