Wellness and Holistic Centers Anchorage AK
Delta Junction, AK
Ayurveda and Yoga
New York, AK
New Age Holistic Institutes
Relax, BestDietForMe.com analysts and Marketdata have it covered. We published a major market study about the self-improvement market in February 2004 ("the Market for Self-Improvement Products & Services"). In this study, we have a chapter covering holistic institutes, where a variety of self-help, new age and spiritual workshops are held on a regular basis. Below are some excerpts and a list of the top institutes. Enjoy and find bliss!
What Is a Holistic Institute, What Do They offer?
Today Marketdata, through various sources, has been able to identify about 17 holistic institutes based in the United States that offer a broad variety of self-improvement courses, workshops, and training. Some are urban centers and others are residential retreats.
Many of these institutes' courses are geared toward Eastern religious teachings related to yoga, meditation, Tai Chi, Zen, holistic medicine, and other techniques, although a substantial number of them do cover “staple” areas such as weight loss, addictions, improving relationships, and stress management. Courses encompass both physical and spiritual topics.
An examination of these institutes’ current course catalogs reveals a wide variety of courses, not only related to self-improvement topics but also including spiritual, esoteric, dance, poetry, music, writing, marriage and family issues, relationships, and other non-self-improvement areas. The New York Open Center’s personnel indicate that perhaps 40-45% of their course offerings are directly related to self-improvement topics, with the remainder falling into the spiritual and esoteric areas...