Stress-Relief Foundation coming to U.S. 280
With location, location and location being the real-estate mantra, it makes sense that a newfangled stress-relief clinic would land on U.S. 280. The American Health Research Institute is building a 12,000-square foot, two-story building at 500 Cahaba Park Circle, just off the busy highway. The $1.8 million facility will house AHRI's corporate offices and its first
Foundation for Mind Body-Medicine, said project manager Robert Hester. Complete Article
Alternate medicine offered
Published on August 15, 2001, Birmingham News (AL) Deepak Chopra, an internationally known author and lecturer on alternative medicine, is scheduled to visit Birmingham on Saturday, Aug, 25, to open his first licensed
Foundation for Mind Body Medicine and Spa Moksha. Complete Article
New Local Spa Licensed By The Chopra Center Published on August 17th, 2001, Birmingham Business Journal (AL). Lecturer, physician and alternative medicine author Dr. Deepak Chopra briefly visited Birmingham this year and firmed up a relationship that is about to materialize. The
Foundation for Mind-Body Medicine plans to hold a grand opening Aug. 25 for its 17,000-square-foot facility off U.S. Highway 280 on Cahaba Park Circle.Complete Article
MIND, BODY, SPIRIT
Spa Moksha Puts Focus on Treating Whole Person
Published on August 19, 2001, Birmingham News (AL) Two massage therapists, training at a new spa off U.S. 280, stroke one body with four oil-dipped hands. Their palms slide across Leisha Hultgren's body - up her neck, across her shoulders, down her arms and legs - in near-perfect synchronization. ''It's like a choreographed dance,'' says Kristin Fennema, a visiting massage therapist from The Chopra Center for Well Being in La Jolla, Calif. Complete Article
Amrik Walia, warm welcome landed license
Published on August 19, 2001, Birmingham News (AL) In February, a slightly surprised Deepak Chopra lectured to a nearly full house at The Alabama Theatre. That warm welcome, plus a newly-formed relationship with Birmingham immunologist and alternative medicine physician Amrik Walia, led to a collaboration that will bring the poet-prophet of alternative medicine to Birmingham on a regular basis - including Saturday's day-long workshop at the Richard M. Scrushy Conference Center. Complete Article
Published on October 15, 2001, Birmingham News (AL) BENEFITS The Spa Moksha Yoga Studio, 500 Cahaba Park Circle, is sponsoring a day of yoga classes Saturday to benefit the American Red Cross Liberty Disaster Relief Fund. A minimum $10 donation is requested to take part in the Bikram Yoga and Yoga Basics classes, which will begin about every 11/2 hours starting at 10 a.m. and ending at 7 p.m. For more information, call 980-9393. Complete Article
Published in the January 2002 Issue of The Birmingham Magazine "The Mind-Body Experience at Spa Moksha is a lesson in Ayurvedic Therapies, the traditional medicine of India and Sri Lanka for at least the past 2000 Years."
When Demi Moore, Goldie Hawn, Madanna, Sting and a host of other superstars and celebrities feel the need to recharge their batteries, they often head for the body and mind rejuvenation experience awaiting them at the Chopra Center for Well-Being in La Jolla, California.
In September, 2001, Dr. Chopra partnered with a Birmingham immunologist and scientist to open a facility in the Magic City that offers the same mind-body experience available at it's sister center on the West Coast.
American Health Research Institute, Inc., Dr. Amrik S. Walia, President
Published in the May 2002 Issue of The Birmingham Magazine Dr. Amrik Walia has devoted his life to the study of medicine. He founded the American Health Research Institute (AHRI) in 1986, while helping UAB establish their incubator facility (OADI). AHRI provides a broad range of medical services including physician, nursing and mobile MRI services just to name a few. Dr. Walia's talented staff has given him the freedom to continue important medical research while growing AHRI.