Best Wellness Centers in California

Theta Wellness Center

11211 Gold Country Blvd #100, Gold River, CA 95670



At Theta Wellness Center℠, we use a drug-free, scientific , neurological approach to correct chemical imbalances in the brain, which are the root cause of common problems such as drug and alcohol abuse, eating disorders, depression, anxiety, PTSD, video game addiction, and other unwanted behaviors.
Our goal is to bring our clients the best innovative and non-invasive technology as an alternative, assisting the body's natural healing process, creating a unique healing experience.
Theta Wellness Center combines several cutting-edge technologies in each individuals program that has been clinically shown to produce results with a much lower recidivism rate.


LightPathways Wellness Center

3125 Penryn Rd #360, Penryn, CA 95663



Deborah has been deeply involved in the holistic world for the past 30 years using alternative and holistic modalities for her own healing and wellness. Her personal journey took her down the road of using art and creative process when she attended JFK University in the Bay Area, graduating with a Masters Degree in Transformative Arts/Holistic Studies. She has been in practice as a therapist and EMDR practitioner since 2000. At her ImagePathways Creative Arts Studio in Newcastle CA, Deborah uses art, image, sandplay and creative process with clients to help facilitate emotional healing from trauma and the stresses of our complex lives. You can learn more here: Image Pathways

She was introduced to the concept of an Energy Resonance Chamber in 2014 and set her intention to bring this incredible cutting edge technology to the Sacramento area. It took five years, but the Energy Genesis has now found a home at LightPathways Wellness Center in Penryn CA. It is a natural addition to the numerous modalities that she already employs in facilitating clients healing process. She is excited to share this incredible experience with all who are seeking a place of respite and calm in the midst of a very complex and busy lifestyle.


Ego Wellness formerly Valley Wellness Center

1300 Mable Ave., Ste. C, Modesto, CA 95355



Ego differs from conventional medical spas and wellness centers. We believe that the secret to maximizing one's sense of self is in addressing the entire person. Inside and out. We provide state of the art aesthetic treatments as well as lifestyle management, and holistic health solutions. We aim to please with our efficient and friendly customer service and guarantee with our scientifically proven alternative therapies and lifestyle optimizations that every patient will leave our care with a boosted ego. Our goal is to help our patients realize the necessity of self-care and to encourage them to prioritize their health and wellness goals. When we make self-care and confidence a priority then we are able to bring to light our potential for happiness and growth.


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What is cold therapy?

Cold therapy is a form of cold stress that will activate the body’s internal healing mechanisms. There are many forms of cold therapy tubs and chambers that will give you all of the benefits of cold therapy. These methods may include using a chiller combined with cold plunge, or adding ice to a cold tub or ice barrel. Most commonly cold therapy is used for athletic recovery or mental clarity.

What are the benifits of a cold plunge?

Some of the benefits of using a cold plunge may include pain relief, recovery, mental focus, body health, lowering inflammation in the body, and better sleep.

What is the difference between and Ice Bath and a Cold Plunge?

The difference between an ice bath and a cold plunge is that you typically don’t have to add ice to a cold plunge with a chiller unit. With an ice bath you will simply add the ice, and drain the tub when finished. With a cold plunge the chiller will circulate and filter the water so there will be less frequent draining and filling the tub.

What is the optimum temperature for an ice bath?

The optimum temperature really depends on the individual and the goals they may have. The standard temperature is 50-59 degrees F for at least 5-10 minutes. Although, high performance athletes may use colder temperatures between 42-50 degrees F with a duration of 3-6 minutes.

Are ice baths healthy?

Yes, as a general statement ice baths are healthy for you if they are used correctly. Before using any of our ice baths or cold plunges please read the manufacturer's suggestions on temperatures and time in the water. If you have more specific questions on the health benefits don’t hesitate to fill out the contact us form below.

Is an ice bath better than a cold shower?

Although there is value to taking a cold shower every now and then. Ice baths and cold plunges will have an immediate effect on your entire body. The only way to truly reach consistent application of the cold is to fully submerge the body for a set duration of time.

How long should you soak in an ice bath or cold plunge?

The standard temperature is 50-59 degrees F for at least 5-10 minutes. Although, high performance athletes may use colder temperatures between 42-50 degrees F with a duration of 3-6 minutes. 

How do you take an ice bath?

For beginners the best way is to submerge your body into the water while keeping your hands and head above the water. Focus on your breathing and remain calm as the first few minutes are always the hardest. Typically the bath would last about 5-10 minutes. 

More experienced methods may include a quick head dunk into the water and keeping hands in the water for full recovery benefits. We also recommend using a colder temperature for a shorter amount of time.

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