Alternative Health

Organization Name
Address
708 Church St., Suite 204, Evanston, IL
60201
Contact Person
Ginger Crisenbery
Phone Number
847-328-8433
Description

Biodynamic craniosacral therapy sessions and professional training; meditation and yoga classes.

Address
500 Davis Street, Suite 900, Evanston, IL
60201-4695
Contact Email
Phone Number
847-864-0123 or (Toll free: 877-905-0577)
Fax
847-864-5196
Description

AMTA works to establish massage therapy as integral to the maintenance of good health and complementary to other therapeutic processes; to advance the profession through ethics and standards, certification, school accreditation, continuing education, professional publications, legislative efforts, public education, and fostering the development of members.

Public Notes

Use the Find a Massage Therapist® service to locate a qualified professional massage therapist anywhere in the U.S. or Canada.

Address
PO Box 930242, Verona WI
53593
Contact Person
JoAnne Lindberg
Phone Number
(847) 733-8050
Description
Member based group of birth and family wellness providers, educational information applicable to anyone any place. We help families make informed decisions for happier, healthier births and family wellness options. If you are looking for information on how midwives can help you have a better birth this is for you.  We help you find the best match for midwives in or out of hospital. Home, alternative birth center, and free standing birth center in the Chicago area. We also have a book called – Honoring Birth – The 5 Phases of the Childbearing Year.
Organization Name
Address
1030 Davis St, Ste 100 Evanston, IL
60201
Phone Number
847-868-9609
Description

Cornerstone Health is a comprehensive alternative healthcare clinic. Physicians specialize in treating pain, pediatrics, TMJ/TMD, headaches, and athletic injuries and follow a holistic approach to treating allergies and auto-immune disease.

Address
400 Linden Ave., Wilmette, IL
60091
Contact Person
Dan Anthon
Contact Email
Phone Number
847-491-1095
Description

CATS is a studio-based art therapy practice serving adults, children and adolescents and treatment includes individual, group and family art therapy and counseling. The art studio is the main focal point in the practice but there are clients who seek treatment in this arena who remain predominantly verbal in nature.

Organization Name
Website Address
Address
1521 Sherman Avenue, Evanston, IL
60201
Phone Number
847-332-2772
Description

Egea Spa is a fresh, urban venue focused on Body Wellness, conveniently located in your neighborhood.

Our spa services feature natural products and customized skin care. All of our private label products are formulated with only the highest quality natural ingredients and essential oils to provide your body the nourishment it needs.

Organization Name
Address
1601 Sherman Ave Suite 200, Evanston
60202
Contact Person
Dr. Carla Edwards (at Heartwood Center)
Contact Email
Phone Number
847-525-1309
Description

Essence Healing offers private and group acupuncture treatments
for weight loss, pain, and fertility; also offers NAET as an effective, holistic treatment for allergies.
EAS is located in the Heartwood Center.  Payment methods include cash, checks, MC/VISA, and Care Credit. Insurance accepted from Cigna, and soon BC/BS and Aetna.

Organization Name
Address
1964 W. Dempster, Evanston, IL
60202
Contact Person
Dr. Andie T. Pearson
Phone Number
847-332-1406
Fax
847-332-2128
Description

General dentistry practice supported by homeopathy, biocompatible dentistry, and biodynamic craniosacral therapy.

Organization Name
Address
1108 Davis St, Evanston IL
60201
Contact Person
Lela and Nick Beem
Contact Email
Phone Number
847-849-1810
Description

Grateful Yoga offers mindful Hatha yoga classes that welcome all ages and abilities. We value moving slowly, simplicity, relaxation and meditation. Highly-trained teachers offer daily classes, private instruction, and seasonal workshops. We also host therapeutic programs that support conditions such as back pain, osteoporosis and the stress of modern life. Our prenatal/postnatal classes support mothers through pregnancy and beyond.

Organization Name
Address
1909 Central Street, Evanston IL
60201
Phone Number
847-332-1510
Description

Offers Swedish Relaxation Massage, Deep Tissue Massage , Neuromuscular Therapy, Pregnancy Massage, Sports Massage, Manual Lymph Drainage, and Cranio Sacral Therapy. All staff are licensed massage therapists.

Address
1818 Dempster Avenue, Evanston, IL
60202
Contact Person
Nancy Floy
Phone Number
847-491-1122
Fax
847-570-6083
Description

Center of 50 holistic healthcare practitioners: massage therapists, acupuncturists, integrative medicine physicians, naturopaths, psychiatrists, chiropractors, psychotherapists and teachers of tai chi, yoga and meditation.

Women and Cancer Program: Free holistic healthcare treatments for low-income women living with cancer at any stage in progression.

Contact Person
Lisa Weber, Spiritual Director
Phone Number
847-475-1500
Description

A family yoga studio offering a broad range of yoga styles: Anusara-Inspired, Asthanga, Hatha, Kundalini, Radiant Child and Vinyasa Flow, as well as providing opportunities for Energy Healing and meditation.

Public Notes

Classes for individuals, couples, parent & baby, parent & child, and teens.

Organization Name
Address
The Evanston Arts Depot, 600 Main Street, Evanston IL
60202
Phone Number
847-556-6040
Fax
847-556-6040
Description

Not-for-profit organization offering Tai Chi, Arica, and related programs to promote well-being, compassion, and awareness for the benefit of all.

Address
1818 Dempster Street, Evanston IL (in the Heartwood Center)
60202
Contact Person
Dr. Rowena Chua
Phone Number
847-491-1122 ex. 13
Description

Holistic medical practice treating all factors affecting health: diet, nutrition, stress and sleep. Many patients suffer from chronic conditions such as thyroid problems, digestive issues, hormonal imbalance, menopause, headaches, chronic pain and fatigue as well as a desire to lose weight. Dr. Chua is a board-certified neurologist with a special interest in Integrative Medicine.

Organization Name
Address
916 Crain Street, Evanston IL
60202
Contact Person
Dr. Yiwu Tang
Phone Number
847-492-0939
Description

Holistic healing center providing natural healing services for various mental and physical disorders and injuries.

Organization Name
Address
2609 Broadway Ave, Evanston, IL
60201
Contact Person
Janis Luby
Phone Number
847.425.1925
Description

Offers private, pair, group and Mommy & Me Pilates classes.

Organization Name
Description

Dedicated to inspiring creativity and sustainable living. Offers for sale spiritual artwork,hemp notecards, greeting cards and rain barrels and currently offering Thai massage and Hatha yoga classes at Dharma Yoga, 1321 Emerson, Evanston, IL. May sign up for e-mail notification of special events.

Address
1818 Dempster Avenue, Evanston, IL
60202
Contact Person
Julie Heegaard
Phone Number
847-491-1122 ext. 15
Description

The Center offers ongoing classes in meditation and White Tara, Medicine Buddha, Shakyamuni Buddha and Avalokiteshvara practices, as well as Tibetan cultural programs.
Donations benefit Tibet Girls School which provides education to nomad girls.

Ösel Ling is a small, community-based Buddhist meditation center, formerly known as Tsogyaling Meditation Center. The center is often described as a peaceful, safe and compassionate place to come and explore the ancient practices of mindfulness meditation. Located at 1814 Dempster Street, meditation classes are held in the beautiful, newly-renovated Heartwood center just next door. Parking is also available, next to Ösel Ling, in the newly acquired parking lot.

Organization Name
Address
1330 Ridge Ave., Room #2 (Unitarian Church of Evanston) Evanston IL
60201
Contact Person
Myoshin Tricia Teater, Director and Head Teacher
Phone Number
(847) 475-3264
Description

The purpose of the Udumbara Sangha is to express, make accessible, and embody the wisdom compassion of Shakyamuni Buddha.

Our center is a welcoming and vibrant community of Buddhist practitioners who are supportive of all Buddhist schools and particularly devoted to the practice of Zen. We are dedicated to the teaching of original enlightenment and to the liberation of flowering of all beings.

Udumbara Sangha acknowledges and values equally the expression of practice in formal settings and in daily life: thus we affirm both lay and monastic practice as expressions of the bodhisattva path.

Website Address
Address
823 Emerson, Evanston IL
60201
Contact Person
David Englund
Phone Number
847-733-9478
Description

Intense fitness training for members to the highest standards of numerous physical disciplines: Pilates, boxing,Ta’i Chi, Gyrotonic® and Gyrokinesis® and personal training. Judo, boxing and boot camps for kids.

Evanston Boxing Club: The club welcomes all levels and ages to participate in classes and individual training. Offers opportunities to compete at all levels from professional to white collar. Club Members compete successfully in USA Boxing events in the Chicago area.

Organization Name
Address
990 Grove Street, Suite 303 Evanston, IL
60201
Contact Person
Andria Emerick
Contact Email
Phone Number
888-726-7170
Fax
847-492-1255
Parent Organization
Description

Psychotherapy and counseling for adults, adolescents and children, families, couples, individuals and groups.
Mental health, addiction, career issues and relationship concerns.

Urban Balance Locations

Chicago
180 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 410, Chicago, 60601
River West
935 West Chestnut Street, Suite 204, Chicago, 60642
Ravenswood
1945 W. Wilson Avenue, Chicago
Evanston
990 Grove Street, Suite 405, Evanston, 60201
Libertyville
1590 South Milwaukee, Suite 310, Libertyville, 60048
Northbrook
155 Revere Drive, Suite 4, Northbrook, 60062

Organization Name
Address
2116 1/2 Central St., Evanston, IL
60201
Contact Person
Lynn Bednar, owner
Contact Email
Phone Number
847-864-1600
Fax
847-864-1678
Description

Sells vitamins, minerals, herbs, healthy oils, probiotics and homeopathic medicines, flower essences and other alternatives to traditional medicine. Delivers locally. Natural health presentations. Gluten-free products.

Public Notes

At Walsh, we believe in helping people live healthier lives. Our shop is a unique, local health food store that has served Evanston, Wilmette, Skokie, Rogers Park and the North Shore Communities for over 20 years.

Address
1565 Sherman Avenue, Evanston, IL
60201
Phone Number
847-733-9900
Fax
847-733-0105
Description

Experienced holistic health professionals in all major disciplines of holistic care. Offers chiropractic, acupuncture, shiatsu, thai massage and training, and psychotherapy counseling.

Public Notes

A group of “holistic health care practitioners with the best credentials in our respective fields. The purpose of Wellspring is to bring together holistic health professionals whose areas of expertise span the major disciplines in holistic care. This allows each practitioner at Wellspring to consult, refer and/or collaborate directly with colleagues in the office, thereby offering patients and clients the best options for addressing their concerns, and an integrative approach.

Wellspring Integrative Medicine provides the Chicago and Evanston, Illinois, area with holistic and alternative health care, including acupuncture, shiatsu, and thai massage.

Organization Name
Address
1822 N. Ridge Avenue, Suite 200, Evanston, IL
60201
Contact Person
Paula Kout
Phone Number
847-864-9987
Description

Commercial yoga studio teaching hatha yoga and meditation.

Public Notes

White Iris Yoga Therapy Offers:

One-on-One Yoga Therapy Sessions
A broad range of conditions respond to the therapeutic application of yoga.
Learn more about yoga therapy.
Private Sessions
Begin or expand your yoga practice with a focused individualized program.
Learn more about private yoga sessions.
Small Group Yoga Classes
The camaraderie and intimacy of a small class creates a favorable learning environment. See our class schedule.

Organization Name
Address
607 Lake Street, Evanston IL 60201
60201
Contact Person
Patrina Dobish, Yoga Studio Manager
Contact Email
Phone Number
847-864-2181 x 101
Fax
847-864-3376
Parent Organization
Description

Offers beginning and continuing Iyengar yoga classes from Iyengar trained teachers.

Public Notes

People who attend this church come from more than a dozen religious traditions, including Buddhist, Jewish, Muslim, Catholic and a number of Protestant denominations. Spiritual seekers of all ages and racial, sexual and religious orientations are welcome. The diversity of our congregation creates a stimulating, enriching community that fosters respect and compassion.

Located on the 2nd floor of the Lake Street Church (Room 205).

Address
818 Lake Street
Evanston IL 60201
60201
Contact Person
Steve Rogne, Director
Phone Number
847-864-1130
Fax
847-864-1131
Description

Founded in 1988, Zen Shiatsu Chicago is Chicago’s oldest established shiatsu center, offering a treatment clinic, vocational training, and community wellness classes and resources.  Shiatsu Therapy is a deeply relaxing touch therapy that can benefit chronic pain, stress, and internal health issues such as sleep and digestion problems. Our therapists have specialized training in helping with chronic illness and symptoms that occur during extreme stress and trauma.  Shiatsu can also help with emotional health, and is of great benefit for those experiencing anxiety and stress.

For shiatsu instruction, visit https://zenshiatsuchicago.org/.

For massage therapy appointments, visit https://zenshiatsumassageevanston.com/.

Public Notes

Since 1988, Zen Shiatsu Chicago has set the standard for professional shiatsu education in Illinois. Our school offers a complete Shiatsu Certification Program qualifying graduates for the credentials required for legal practice, as well as Continuing Education for Massage Therapy and other professions.
Our clinic offers Zen Shiatsu, massage therapy and acupuncture treatments. Our practitioners include our faculty members, as well as many of the most experienced shiatsu therapists in the area.
Zen Shiatsu Chicago provides continuing education credit for Massage Therapists, Naprapaths, Physical Therapists, Acupuncturists, Asian Bodywork Therapists, Social Workers and Nurses.

Organization Name
Address
1818 Dempster St., Evanston, IL
60202
Phone Number
(847) 868-0397
Description

Functional Medicine clinic providing a personalized, patient-centered approach to healthcare.

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