Personal Healing Therapies offered in Alya:
These personal treatments are not included in your basic retreat fees. Please check your retreat specifics to see if any of these therapy sessions are included or not, although all are available upon request as Dr. Barak is present on the premises.
Personal Treatments with Dr.Barak
While staying with us at the Alya Retreat Center you have the unique opportunity to make appointments and receive personal treatments from Dr. Reuven Barak.
Besides your retreats' schedule, you have the possibility, every day, during your stay, to arrange for personal appointments and treatments with Dr. Barak, who is a 30-year experienced physician, both in Western, Conventional Medicine, and Alternative Healing systems, from ancient and traditional sources.
Dr. Barak, who worked as a surgeon in one of Israel's biggest medical centers, is versed in Traditional Chinese Medicine (Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine, Moxibustion, Cupping, Tui-Na, Chinese nutritional therapy), in Western Natural Nutrition, Hypnotherapy, practical (non-classical) Homeopathy, AutoHemoTherapy and Zapping therapy (according to Dr. Hulda Clarck's system). During his stays in China Dr. Barak specialized in Gynecology, so that his treatments are customized both for male and female guests.
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Dr. Barak will be availabale for personal appointments during the month of July
Works directly with the body’s energy. Acupuncture benefits the rebalance of qi (life energy) through treatment of specific points related to symptoms or illness present, by inserting fine sterile needles. Treatment is effective in removing energy obstructions, reinforcing when necessary and expelling pathogens. Acupuncture provides more than pain relief. It is helpful in treating anxiety, insomnia, respiratory and digestive problems, abdominal, menstrual cramps, weight control, infertility and much, much more. It has also a potent effect on the mind of the person being treated, to the direction of balance and peace of mind.
Traditional Chinese medicine Fire cupping
Fire cupping is a treatment where a cotton ball dipped in 70% or greater alcohol is lit and the cotton ball is then introduced inside of the cup for a brief second. The cup is then placed on the patient. As the heat dissipates, the cooling action creates the firm suction. The cups can be moved around the patient's body along the meridians and at specific points to help with immune boosting, pulling out toxins, and other modalities.
When coffee is taken rectally in the form of a retention enema, the caffeine and other active components pass through the vascular system directly into the liver. When the liver is stimulated as such, the detoxification process of the body speeds up. Toxins and wastes that are compacted on the intestinal walls are then flushed from the body.
Autohemotherapy is a type of transfusion therapy. This type of therapy is accomplished by taking a small amount of blood from the patient and reinjecting it back immediately into the patient. It is believed that by reintroducing this blood into the body, it is forced to initiate an immune system reaction and cause the body to fight bacteria and disease. In addition, it boosts the immune system itself and makes the antioxidant system more efficient. A very small amount of blood is used each time.
Gua Sha ( 刮痧), literally "to scrape away fever" in Chinese (more loosely, "to scrape away disease by allowing the disease to escape), is an ancient medical treatment. Sometimes referred to as "spooning" or "coining" by English speakers, it has also been given the descriptive French name, "tribo-effleurage". It is a powerful detoxification tool.
Moxibustion ( 灸) is a Traditional Chinese Medicine therapy using moxa, or mugwort herb. It plays an important role in the traditional medical systems of the Far East, in which the practitioner burns the herb, in a box, indirectly, with acupuncture needles, on ginger or garlic slices or coarse salt on the patient's skin. the procedure is done with the intention of stimulating circulation and inducing a smoother flow of blood and Qi (life energy) . It is especially effective in the treatment of chronic problems an, "deficient conditions" (weakness), and gerontology, adding new energy to the body and treating both excess and deficient conditions..
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Alya Retreat Center
Tel. (506)8704-5294 Email: email@example.com
Directions (English): 1 km south of San juanillo, 1.5 km East in the direction of
Hacienda del mar, in the province of Guanacaste, on the Northern Pacific coast of Costa Rica.
Direccion (Spanish): 1 km al Sur de San Juanillo, 1.5 km Hacia el Este en direccion de
Hacienda del Mar. provincia Guanacaste, norte pacifico, Costa Rica.