Frequently Asked Questions

What is holistic healing?

Holistic healing, also referred to as alternative medicine, includes a host of practices and therapies that are focused on addressing various health concerns by considering the whole person. It takes into account one’s mind, body, spirit, and emotions to achieve a greater level of wellbeing.

Who can benefit from these services?

The simple answer is that everyone can benefit from the services that we offer here at Vitality. Our offerings bring commonality to all through the ability of feeling supported, vibrant, and recharged. 

Whether you are a career-driven professional, a busy parent caught up in the craziness of family, or just need to recharge with a much-needed boost to your wellbeing, Vitality is here to help you and to take part in your wellness journey! 

What is the difference between Eastern and Western medical practices?

Eastern medical practices are focused on treating symptoms with a “whole body” approach while Western medical practices analyze and treat based on specific symptoms. 

The interesting thing is that both Eastern and Western Medical practices can be interwoven. Here at Vitality, having this blend of Eastern and Western practices allows us to provide a truly integrative approach to your healthcare.

What is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is a form of holistic medicine that uses extremely thin needles to activate the body’s natural healing response. This can relieve discomfort and pain in a variety of areas, including the back, neck, head, knees, ankles and more. Acupuncture can also aid easing a variety of health concerns, including allergies, anxiety, stress, fatigue, and vertigo. Learn more about Acupuncture.

What is Massage Therapy?

Massage therapy is an important piece of alternative medicine we offer in Philadelphia. It is an amazing way to relieve stress and muscle tension, reduce anxiety and manage muscle pain. Learn more about Massage Therapy.

What are Chakras?

Chakras are energy centers that start at the top of your head and end at the base of your spine. There are seven main chakras in your body, each regulating a system, influencing everything from emotional processing to resisting disease. Learn more about Chakras.

What is Chakra Balancing and Energy Healing?

This is all about restoring the power of your chakras. Each chakra is part of a system that functions as a whole. Chakra balancing is for those individuals who want to increase their knowledge of holistic and energetic healing while balancing areas of their life. Learn more about Chakra Balancing and Energy Healing.

What is Ayurveda?

Ayurveda is an ancient Indian system of healing. Translated, it means “the science of life.” The belief of Ayurveda is that everything is made up of a unique combination of five elements: earth, water, fire, air and space.  Ayurveda seeks to maintain an equilibrium of these five elements within each individual. Learn more about Ayurveda.

What is Reiki?

Reiki is a form of healing that creates a clear channel to your own source energy. It can reduce stress and promote relaxation, administered by a reiki practitioner either in person or through distance.

What is Breathwork?

Breathwork consists of a series of breathing techniques and exercises used to promote one’s sense of wellbeing –  physically, mentally, and spiritually.  Breathwork practice is a way to help facilitate the natural healing of our body. It has the special ability to release stuck emotions in our physical body.

What payment types do you accept?

We accept cash, Visa, MasterCard, AMEX, Discover, and Venmo.

Do I need to book an appointment?

We’ve made booking easy! Just visit our Zen Services pages to schedule an appointment for a holistic healing service. Have questions? Need help? You can send us an email!

Do you offer gift cards?

Yes! You can give the gift of Vitality by purchasing a gift card online.

Where is Vitality located?

Our holistic wellness center is located at 1856 Frankford Ave. in Philadelphia, PA. 

We’re a proud part of the Fishtown neighborhood but we draw clients from near and far – including West Philadelphia and South Jersey.

We’re also available online anytime through Virtual Vitality!


How will I feel after visiting Vitality?

Taking part in the classes, services, and workshops that Vitality has to offer will leave you feeling refreshed, rebooted, and energized, giving you the foundation you need to get you through your week. Vitality is a space where all walks of life can come together and experience healing!