Combining massage, Chinese therapies to heal |

Combining massage, Chinese therapies to heal

Editor’s note: Jessica Hinman is owner of Holistic Alternatives in Grass Valley.

What goods or services do you offer?

I offer massage and traditional Chinese medicine therapies consisting of acupressure, moxabustion, cupping, Chinese nutrition counseling and herbal remedies.

What makes you different from similar companies?

I specialize in prenatal work, including relaxing massage, supportive therapy and inducing treatments.

What’s new?

My prenatal body pillow and organic oils and lotions. Ear candling helps to combat winter colds and sinus infections. Weight loss body wraps to promote circulation and remove toxins.

What do you love about your work?

Helping and healing people and supporting women through pregnancy which is such a precious time.

What do you find mostchallenging?

Marketing my business. I love healing and the financial end of it is my weakness. I would give away my services and help all day everyday if I could.

What is your background?

I grew up in Lake Wildwood and graduated from Nevada Union High School in 1995. I moved to Santa Barbara where I received a master’s degree in Chinese medicine from Santa Barbara College of Oriental Medicine. I have been practicing for five years.

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