Services

Craig offers detailed nutritional counseling sessions to help you transform your health.rainbow

  • An initial consultation is one hour long and costs $200.  This includes a complete assessment, a package of health documents, a report of my findings, a plan of action, and diet, health recommends that are sent within 3-4 weeks of the initial visit.  (We “mull over” your visit, then spend some time putting together the reports.)
  • Ala-carte visits are $100 per hour – these do not include the mulling over service, but this is often a good option for those who only have some acute issues.
  • Advocate services – Craig can sit it with your doctor visit and help you navigate the medical system with more satisfaction.  He can also help you with lab work analysis, or ordering helpful labs.  He can help you ask the right questions, or send you exploring the web for outside the box answers about your health condition.
  • Detoxification protocols from 3 to 21 days.  Focus can be on the intestines, liver, kidneys, lungs, heavy metals, candida or other pathogen overgrowth.
  • Full body health assessment – we do a complete assessment of your health and fund risk factors other practitioners might miss.  We can also explore your root causes for your situation.  We use a thorough exam, iris, tongue and sclera photos, pulse analysis, and a large variety of forms to fill out.
  • Community clinic – a donation based clinic on sundays with low-cost assessment, education materials, herbal tea bar, community, and treatment/plan for your situation.
  • Lab work analysis:  Hair mineral analysis, blood work, saliva testing, urine testing and much more.
  • Bodywork services – Shiatsu and acupressure, Swedish with essential oils, Polarity, and Energy balancing.

It is recommended that the first three appointments be one hour long.

Please give yourself at least 3-6 months time for improvements from chronic degenerative conditions.

Often the effects of nutrition take time. Our goal is to minimize your pain and suffering. Symptom relief from many common ailments can be alleviated in a few weeks, but many take more than a year.

We offer 30 minute appointments at $50, as a cost effective way to guide you through the process.  Or 15 minute quick appointments for $25.

You CAN learn to…

  • Adjust long-term imbalances in your health through whole food and herbal supplements, dietary cleansing, improved nutrition and eating habits.
  • Lose weight by eating the right foods for your unique human body. Not by following ‘a diet’.
  • Have more energy than you ever thought possible.  How to work with energy, not waste it.
  • Change your self-care habits over time.
  • Learn to love the flavor of true food. Not surprisingly, it’s the foods our ancestors ate. A combination of health fat, lean protein, wild and cultured foods, raw dairy products, fresh fruits and vegetables, health carbohydrates will vary by person.  Our job is to help you find your optimal fuel mixture.  Some need more protein and fat, while others do well with higher carbohydrate and lower protein and fat.
  • Get involved in a community of people who can offer wonderful recipes, health support and encuoragement, and offer support.
  • Get help with athletic training, and optimizing your workouts with special foods and herbs recommended just for you.

In order to overcome a lifetime of poor eating, you need to re-educate both your mind and you palate about what good food really is: fresh, whole, and unprocessed.

Did you know that most Americans do not eat enough of the right fats such as raw, virgin, minimally processed olive, coconut, hemp seed, flax, sesame, real raw or cultured butter, and more?

Did you know that when the body gets the right foods,  we feel less ‘hungry’?

Learning to eat right means you will, after a few months, feel better than you have felt in years and lose weight without trying. (Click here to go to client testimonials) Craig also offers a Nutritional Exam based on the principles of practical Folk Health. One can expect to get their imbalances pointed out, their constitutional patterns outlined, a plan of action for greater health, individualized detoxification protocols, strong areas validated, and herbal/dietary kit given.

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Same Day of Service Payment Policy

 In order to continue to provide quality care to our clients we are instituting a same day payment policy.  We are continuing to wave sales tax on ALL orders (a 10% discount).  Alternative payment policy may be available to better serve your needs and must be discussed prior to services rendered.  We ask for 50% or more of the cost of service to be paid day of, with a commitment to pay the remainder within 30 days.  Any remaining balance is subject to a fee of $5.00 per months, from day of service.  If balance is not paid in 90 days, we will charge an additional 10% of balance.  

Payment Policy will be effective as of May 1, 2014.

We are happy to work with individuals to make a plan that is both effective and sustainably designed to your needs.  Speak with our office representative today to find the best options for you.

 

Thank you very much!

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Location

700 River Street in Sawyer Chiropractic, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 831-325-3174

Hours

Monday 10AM - 2:00PM, 4:00 - 8:00 PM

Thursday - by in-office scheduling only (no online scheduling available)

Fridays 10AM - 2:00PM, 4:00 - 8:00 PM

Sunday 11:30AM - 6:00PM

Every Monday 2-4pm - Apprentice Health Study

Upcoming Events

March  2015
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Events on March 2, 2015
  • Apprentice circle - weekdays
    Starts: 2:00 pm
    Ends: March 2, 2015 - 4:00 pm
    Location: Health Alkemy, 720 River Street, Santa Cruz, CA, United States
    Description: We meet most mondays, but check calendar for more information
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  • SP Lee Carroll - study group
    Starts: 9:00 am
    Ends: March 4, 2015 - 11:00 am
    Description: class at Wednesday, March 4th from 9 - 11am Lee Carroll - herbsLocation: Toal Conference Center, Alameda (1960 N. Loop Road, Alameda)Topic: Open Discussion / Whatever You Want or Need To Know!
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Events on March 9, 2015
  • Apprentice circle - weekdays
    Starts: 2:00 pm
    Ends: March 9, 2015 - 4:00 pm
    Location: Health Alkemy, 720 River Street, Santa Cruz, CA, United States
    Description: We meet most mondays, but check calendar for more information
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Events on March 13, 2015
  • Figure It Out Yourself
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: March 13, 2015 - 7:30 pm
    Location: Sylvia Skefich office
    Description: Easy methods of self assessment are introduced, ranging from identifying allergies, to understanding the many signs your own body provides and what they mean. "

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Events on March 16, 2015
  • Apprentice circle - weekdays
    Starts: 2:00 pm
    Ends: March 16, 2015 - 4:00 pm
    Location: Health Alkemy, 720 River Street, Santa Cruz, CA, United States
    Description: We meet most mondays, but check calendar for more information
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Events on March 19, 2015
  • The Magic of Puehr tea - tea ceremony prior to Movie Night
    Starts: 5:00 pm
    Ends: March 19, 2015 - 6:30 pm
    Description: Join us for a trial run on doing tea consciously, setting intention, and involving all the senses. The tea being used are ancient plants hundreds of years old. This is the real tea, with good mineral profile and way more life force/chi than cultivated varieties of green or black teas in stores. Ala carte price = $20 includes tea. If seeing the movie, $10.
  • HA Movie night
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: March 19, 2015 - 10:00 pm
    Description: Song of the New Earth
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Events on March 23, 2015
  • Apprentice circle - weekdays
    Starts: 2:00 pm
    Ends: March 23, 2015 - 4:00 pm
    Location: Health Alkemy, 720 River Street, Santa Cruz, CA, United States
    Description: We meet most mondays, but check calendar for more information
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Events on March 28, 2015
  • Herbal and Garden Program
    Starts: 11:00 am
    Ends: March 28, 2015 - 6:00 pm
    Description: changed days next month
  • Cooking Class series
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: March 28, 2015 - 8:30 pm
    Description: How to Make Veggies Delicious! Some cooking techniques, spice and flavor pairings, sauce and dressing ideas - this class is loaded! $50 drop in. Much cheaper if paid as part of a series.
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Events on March 29, 2015
  • Liver Cleanse How To - Prep week
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: March 30, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Description: 21 day cleanse centered on liver, gall bladder and bile flow - portal circulation
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Events on March 30, 2015
  • Apprentice circle - weekdays
    Starts: 2:00 pm
    Ends: March 30, 2015 - 4:00 pm
    Location: Health Alkemy, 720 River Street, Santa Cruz, CA, United States
    Description: We meet most mondays, but check calendar for more information
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