Honoring & supporting
of body, mind, and spirit
is harmonic balance, resilience, and vibrancy
It is living your best life everyday.
It is the strong centre that supports your work and adventure in the world.
It enables you to fluidly respond to life challenges and changes.
Abundant wellness is a journey.
ABUNDANT WELLNESS is possible
Your experiences, your current state of wellbeing, and your goals and motivations are unique. Establishing and sustaining your unique harmonic balance requires
a personalized, responsive, holistic approach to wellness.
My role is to support, guide, and assist you on your journey to wholeness and abundant wellness.
I can help with:
*shoulder/joint/rotator cuff inflammation and injuries
*repetitive stress injury
*insomnia, stress, and anxiety
*headaches & migraines
*menopause and perimenopausal support
*menstrual and gynecological conditions
*facial cosmetic concerns: sagging skin, fine lines and deeper wrinkles,
eye bags and dark circles, scarring, etc.
*seasonal allergies & asthma
*flu, common cold, cough, bronchitis and viral infections
*post-viral fatigue and long-COVID
*mental health, depression, stress
*PTSD and nervous system dysregulation
*establishing new habits & supporting change
*support during treatment for cancer and other serious illness
As an experienced performer and creator,
I have special interest in assisting performing musicians and other artistic creators,
who often struggle with performance anxiety, fatigue, repetitive stress injury,
and mental health concerns surrounding the creative process.
Advanced Certification in Trauma-Informed Care
Committed to creating a safe, supportive, and accepting environment where patients can confidently access quality healthcare and learning.
Traditional Chinese Medicine is a contemporary system of holistic mind/body/spirit wellness
rooted in evidence-based science with more than 5000 years of history.
While TCM is very effective in treating acute conditions, TCM excels at uncovering patterns of disease and treating root causes of illness. Complex and chronic illness often manifests from underlying disharmony that Western Medicine too frequently misses or does not effectively address.
TCM can provide understanding, realistic hope, and life-changing treatment
for patients who have exhausted the services available through the Western medical system
and/or feel unheard or neglected by Western medicine.
While the modalities listed here are presented individually for the sake of understanding, services
are offered as part of a comprehensive diagnostic assessment and individualized treatment plan.
All treatment plans are tailored to address your current needs, conditions, and comfort.
The goal is optimal and enduring wellness.
Acupuncture & Traditional Chinese Medicine
Jenece Gerber offers Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine treatments
at Inverness Chiropractic & Family Wellness Centre in Inverness, Nova Scotia.
Please contact the clinic directly for more information and to book:
Acupuncture is the insertion of very thin needles at strategic points on the body to influence qi/energy, blood, and fluid movement in the physical and etheric body. Within the context of Traditional Chinese Medicine, acupuncture can effect subtle yet profound change, well beyond the pain relief of "dry needling" that one might receive from other qualified practitioners such as chiropractors, naturopaths, and physiotherapists. Jenece's core TCM acupuncture training includes over 2200 educational hours, including over 750 hours of supervised clinical training and internship, plus ongoing professional development and specialized training in Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture, holistic Menopause support, Classical Chinese diagnostic skills and treatment approaches, and ancient Daoist alchemical approaches to wellness. Acupuncture treatments with Jenece often include individually appropriate supplementary needle-free modalities described below.
FACIAL REJUVENATION ACUPUNCTURE
Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture is a holistic approach to skin care. These specialized acupuncture treatments utilize ultra-fine single-use sterile needles to increase collagen production, blood flow, and qi/vital energy flow – which in turn brings lustre and suppleness to the complexion, reduces the appearance of scars, smooth out wrinkles, lifts sagging skin, drains excess lymphatic fluid, reduces puffiness, and increases facial muscle tone while addressing the root causes of imbalance. Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture can also be used to reduce inflammation, jaw tension, acne, and even anxiety.
NEEDLE-FREE TREATMENT MODALITIES
ACUPRESSURE for RELAXATION
Full body & facial relaxation with Traditional Chinese Medicine Acupressure utilizes moving, comfortable pressure on strategic areas and points of the body. Acupressure can be indicated for patients that are hesitant about needles or for whom acupuncture is contraindicated. Deep relaxation results from harmonizing qi and blood flow throughout the body.
Tui-na is Chinese Medical Massage. It is often used in combination with other modalities such as acupuncture, acupressure, moxibustion, cupping, and gua-sha.
Gua-sha is the use of specialized stone tools to stimulate micro-circulation of the soft tissue to increase qi & blood flow, address inflammation, and to expel pathogens.
Cupping is the therapeutic use of glass or silicone vacuum-suction cups to move stagnation in the body. It can be very effective in treating tight muscles by lifting the fascia to create more space for muscles to relax. Like gua-sha, cupping can be used very effectively to manage qi and blood flow, address inflammation, and to expel pathogens.
Moxibustion is a method of heating specific acupoints on the body by burning a small bundle of specially dried mugwort herb close to or on the skin. This technique can be used alone or in combination with acupuncture and other TCM modalities. Moxibustion can help bring warmth and movement deep into tissues.
TRADITIONAL CHINESE HERBAL THERAPIES
Using nature’s pharmacy, Chinese herbal formulas can be very effective in treating specific conditions and patterns of disharmony.
NUTRITIONAL & LIFESTYLE COACHING
Traditional Chinese Medicine takes a very balanced approach to lifestyle modifications. Small modifications in nutrition and lifestyle can have enormous impact to health in the long term.
Additional Healing Modalities and Teaching
These services are available as house calls, upon arrangement.
I will come to you with my portable table and all supplies, setting up in a quiet/warm/pet-free area of your home.
This is only feasible where there are no distractions and where childcare is covered by someone else in the home.
CONTACT ME to inquire or to book the PRIVATE or GROUP lessons or healings listed below:
Reiki is directed energy healing & attunement. Reiki practitioners direct universal healing energy to work in alignment with the client's own energy field. This is often done through gentle laying on of hands (therapeutic touch) or by positioning hands above the client's body (non-touch). The quantum universal healing energy of Reiki transcends the human constructs of time and space -- therefore Reiki can even be done remotely. Reiki is a powerful tool through which to heal chronic trauma and patterns that no longer serve us and to bring present life circumstances in alignment with one's greatest potential / destiny / purpose. Physical malaise typically always has a deeper message or root. Reiki has enormous potential to unlock these messages and significantly change cellular patterns behind dis-ease.
Sound Healing can be a consciously active or passive endeavor -- or, most commonly, somewhere in between. I lead interactive group workshops, conduct private sound healing sessions, perform meditative sound healing journeys and concerts, and improvise therapeutic music to accompany yoga classes and other therapeutic work. Follow me to keep posted on any upcoming sound healing events or CONTACT me to book a private or group session or training.
Vocal Yoga is a gentle but therapeutic and transformative beginner-friendly practice that fuses yoga postures, breath work, sound healing, voice science, and classical voice training. The Vocal Yoga practice is an invitation to activate the parasympathetic nervous system, become attuned to sensations in the body, and to become aware of stress responses and energetic blocks as they arise -- and ultimately to somatically acquire tools to return the body-mind to harmonic equilibrium. Through the practice of Vocal Yoga the student may discover greater vocal resonance and "presence", sing and speak with ease and without fatigue, develop enhanced authenticity, and unravel energetic blocks that have been holding back success, health, and wholeness. This practice can be of great benefit to singers (and those who have longed to sing!), actors, public speakers, beginning and advanced yogis, and anyone interested in exploring the mind-body-spirit connections of the voice to unlock vitality, presence, joy, resonance, and vibrational healing.