Best Wellness Centers in Vermont

The Wellness Collective

875 Roosevelt Hwy Suite 120, Colchester, VT 05446

(802) 399-2082

The Wellness Collective is a space where Vermont’s holistic healthcare practitioners, healers, and teachers come together to care for your mind, body, and spirit. We provide a comprehensive treatment experience and provide the resources for individuals to feel empowered about their health.

Our Wellness Collective Practitioners Offer: Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine, Pelvic Physical Therapy, Lymphatic Drainage, Craniosacral Therapy, Massage Therapy, Shamanic Healing, Reiki, Midwifery, Doula Services, and Yoga Classes and Retreats.


Pyramid Holistic Wellness Center

120 Merchants Row, Rutland, VT 05701


Pyramid Holistic Wellness Center was the vision of and founded by William Kelley on August 8, 2007 as a community wellness center offering a variety of holistic healing modalities and non traditional offerings.

In 2016, Rutland native Eileen Gennette Coughlin became the new owner/guardian of the center adding her varied business background and knowledge in the area of sound healing. A mother of four, her own path was influenced by Pyramid offerings and she is passionate about guiding people toward balance and growth. Her focus has been on innovative sound healing energy, using immersion wellness experiences to relax the mind, align the body and inspire the spirit.

A reiki level 3 practitioner, Eileen also has more that 225 hours of training in various sound healing practices. Her vision is to build a heart-centered place of community to support and empower personal journeys of wisdom and wholeness -- thereby affecting collective transformation in our world. The Pyramid is a place designed to inspire and empower us all to cultivate our unlimited potential, to share our gifts with others.


Blossom Wellness Center & Studio

7 Main St. Montpelier, VT 05602 Suite 204


Nurturing a vision of holistic, heart-centered and compassionate living, we empower individuals to take charge of their own health and return to the state of balance that is waiting to blossom in all of us.


Milldale Farm Center for Wellness

1461 Blood Brook Rd, Fairlee, VT 05045


Eva & Franz immigrated to the United States with hopes and love to create a family, build a business, and enjoy new measures of freedom. With love, hard work, values, and vision, they founded this sanctuary in 1972 for Family and Friends to visit.

Today, we continue spreading the love, and sharing this sanctuary with you. We sustain the farm with our Vacation Rental Farmhouse and offering mental health and wellness services virtually.

Other fun like SUP boarding at Lake Fairlee, Bike riding and Hiking are right nearby too!

Wellness in Vermont

200 Elm St Montpelier, VT 05602


Enter within the boundaries of our new healing space in Montpelier, VT and relax body, mind and spirit.

Within Wellness in Vermont, we offer a space to cultivate balance through acupuncture, massage therapy, herbal medicine, floatation therapy and infrared saunas. Try one of our healing services or make a day of it and experience immersion into holistic healthcare.

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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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