Ascension Wellness

Synergistic Holistic Therapies

When you come to Ascension, you find experts in the body-mind connection. We use multiple therapies, simultaneously, because the synergistic effect is greater than the sum of its parts. You’re here to heal and grow. We’re here to facilitate that in every way.

Experiences and Retreats

“Wellness is the complete integration of body, mind, and spirit – the realization that everything we do, think, feel, and believe has an effect on our state of well-being.”

~Greg Anderson

Navigating Change-Understanding the Stages of Transformation

Change is hard, and yet it is a natural and constant part of life. Whether we are moving through life transitions or challenges, desire personal growth, or are embarking on a new journey, understanding the stages of change can empower us to navigate the process with greater clarity and resilience.  Let’s explore 6 stages of......
When to Say NO to Massage

Know When to Say NO to Massage

Massage therapy has been shown to have few serious risks provided it is performed by a properly trained therapist and appropriate cautions are followed. Say NO to Massage all together if the following are present and until they are resolved: significant fever severe unstable hypertension systemic contagious or infectious diseases, including the common cold and......
Massage Benefits Veterans

Massage Benefits Veterans

The journal of Military Medicine reports that massage reduces self reported ratings of anxiety, depression, worry and physical pain. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a common diagnosis among military veterans, it is characterized by a re-experiencing of trauma, avoidance and emotional numbing, all of these lead to a hyperarousal of the sympathetic nervous system. Massage......