Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. He is a NH licensed Acupuncturist that has studied under Dr. Henry McCann at the North Jersey Center for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine with a focus in Tung style acupuncture and Chinese Herbology.
Whether you’re experiencing back pain from a sedentary lifestyle, pulled a muscle at the gym, or just want to treat yourself, there are a few ways to get an extraordinary massage or spa treatment in Lancaster, NH. In town you can find hair salons, massage therapists, spas, and more. All these businesses are highly rated and offer a variety of services! Spend the day treating your body to a relaxing and healing experience you may have never tried before. In Lancaster, NH, these healing professionals love their craft helping both long term clients and guests staying in town for a wellness getaway.
Melissa Arno is a licensed massage therapist whose office is located right at RizFit Fitness Studio. A native of northern New Hampshire, she has been a massage therapist for 10 years. Therapeutic massage is a medically proven method supporting wellness and health. Some of the benefits of therapeutic massage are relief from back and neck pain, reduce stress, increase circulation, and improve range of motion. As a licensed massage therapist many of Melissa’s clients find that their insurance covers her services. She can be reached by phone at (603)631-1132 and by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Specialties include:
Reiki and Reflexology
Jodi’s Massage Therapy, located right on Main Street, is owned by Jodi Gerrish LMT. She offers services like Craniosacral Therapy, Reiki, and Reflexology. Reiki is the Japanese technique of stress reduction and relaxation using the transfer of positive energy to the receiving client. This is an excellent alternative for people who would like to alleviate stress and prefer not to be touched. Reflexology uses the natural reflexes of the human body to reduce stress by using specific hand techniques on the client’s hands and feet. Craniosacral therapy is, “a hands-on technique that relieves pain and dysfunction within the body to improve health. Using a soft, gentle touch on the skull, spine and pelvis, restrictions are released in the soft tissue that surrounds the Central Nervous System. CranioSacral Therapy is done with the client fully clothed, lying comfortably on a massage table.
Health Foods and Environmental Education
Taking care of your health and wellness isn’t just about face masks and massages (although those are great too). Fuel your body with healthy whole foods and your mind with environmental knowledge at Taproot Farm and Environmental Education Center. Taproot is a non-profit in Lancaster, NH, that provides healthy foods to the community and educates on environmental sustainability. Taproot Farm also operates the Root Seller Marketplace in downtown Lancaster that sells local produce, eggs, meat, raw milk, artisan cheeses, essential oils, herbal tinctures, and much more. Their mission is to connect Lancaster’s locals with regional goods, reduce their carbon footprint in packaging and shipping, and provide a whole foods bulk option to Lancaster. Taproot has after school and summer educational programs for kids and manages the Lancaster Community Garden as well. Visiting Lancaster for the week? Join an upcoming event and buy some fresh local foods to eat during your stay and to bring home.
Fitness and Personal Training
Lancaster is home to a variety of ways to exercise your body and mind. Hike, bike, take a walk downtown, go for a run, or enjoy some indoor options. RizFit Fitness Studio has a 24/7 weight lifting and cardio studio, offers month long Bootcamp classes, semi-private training, and private training with owner Peter Rizzo. Peter has years of experience in weight lifting competitions, personal training for both athletic clients and clients wanting to get into better physical condition, and managing and operating an extraordinary fitness studio in downtown Lancaster. Visit RizFit for a physical assessment from Peter and a nutritional guide to bring back home.
Local Tip: Walk around Weeks State Park in Lancaster for extraordinary mountain views and breathtaking sunsets. The state park is home to the historic Weeks Estate, which was built in 1912 for John Wingate Weeks on top of Prospect Mountain. The estate overlooks the Connecticut River, and is one of NH’s best preserved 20th century estates.
Lancaster, NH, is a secret gem tucked in the North Country with close proximity to tourist locations like Santa’s Village in Jefferson, the White Mountains in Franconia, and Storyland in Bartlett. Stay in Lancaster, NH, to be close to all the fun with the peace and quiet of a wellness retreat town. Book an appointment for a massage, eat amazing whole foods, experience unbelievable mountain sunsets, try something new, and learn more about your body and what it can do!