PureRejuv Wellness Center

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COVID-19 Update

The PureRejuv Wellness Center is pleased to announce that we have reopened on June 12th. Appointments for chiropractic care, integrative medicine, ayurvedic health consultations, yoga therapy, biofeedback, and relaxation and meditation sessions are now available. View our Wellness Center Protocols

Optimum health and vibrant living await you here

The PureRejuv Wellness Center offers integrative health services and therapeutic treatments designed for accelerated healing, disease prevention, and long-lasting vitality. Our services and programs restore a sense of wholeness, and when combined with a healthy diet and stress-reduction training, have been found to help rebuild the connection to inner peace. Whether you choose an integrative health consultation, chiropractic care, or an ayurvedic or therapeutic body treatment, our combined approach to wellness will help revitalize body and mind.

Wellness Retreats

The PureRejuv Wellness Center also offers several two to four day Wellness Retreats, such as our signature Panchakarma: An Ayurvedic Retreat.

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Reservations & Questions

(570) 647-1500

Open daily from 8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

Allow our wellness center team to help you plan the perfect treatment or retreat.

To book a virtual consultation, call us at (570) 647-1500, or email us at info@purerejuv.com

Health and Therapeutic Services

Integrative Medicine &
Chiropractic Services

Integrative medicine is an approach to care that puts the patient at the center and addresses the full range of physical, emotional, mental, social, spiritual and environmental influences that affect a person’s health.

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Massage Therapy &
Ayurvedic Services

Massage therapy involves light to deep stroking of soft tissue with or without oil. People seek massage therapy for a variety of reasons—to reduce stress and anxiety, relax muscles, rehabilitate injuries, reduce pain, and promote overall wellness.

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Yoga, Meditation, &
Resilience Training

Our approach to healthcare evaluates the whole person (body, energy, mind) and combines modern medicine with therapies such as ayurveda, yoga, biofeedback, Bowen, Jin Shin Jyutsu and more to treat and heal.

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The Science of Vibrant Health

We are dedicated to supporting individuals in their quest to create a more vibrant and healthy life. We provide easy to understand information about health and offer programs for a healthy lifestyle.

We are passionate about:
  • Making the information and tips we provide for healthy living easy to understand
  • Providing clear, accurate, and scientifically verified information on why we recommend what we do at our health and wellness center
  • Breaking down the information and guidance we provide into easy to implement steps, because even a small change in your lifestyle and habits makes a big difference
  • Encouraging you to have compassion for yourself as you move through your life and journey to vibrant health
  • Linking lifestyle changes to joy and love, so that you see the emotional benefits of the changes you make
We want you to enjoy growing, exploring, and discovering your connection to your body, mind and spirit through this integrative process. We hope you’ll join us on your journey to vibrant health.

Our Mission:

Create a world class Integrative Health division, combining the best of traditional medicine with modern medicine to help people achieve optimum health & healing. We believe medicine should:

  • Honor the whole person—mind, body, and spirit
  • Make use of all appropriate therapeutic approaches (choices for complementary therapies and conventional therapies)
  • Connect you to the best strategies, therapies, products, and services through our programs and retreats to support health and lifestyle transformation
  • Help you develop a mindset that empowers you to tap into your innate capacity to heal

Our Team

Our talented team of medical practitioners and therapeutic staff is supervised by our medical director, Carrie Demers, MD. A holistic physician and board certified in integrative medicine, Dr. Demers incorporates modern medicine and holistic approaches to health including ayurveda, chinese traditional medicine, herbs, homeopathy, yoga, diet, and lifestyle changes.

Integrative Medical Staff

rc-prwellnesscenter-drdemersDr. Carrie E. Demers, MD

Carrie Demers MD, has practiced integrative medicine for 22 years. After earning her medical degree and becoming board-certified in internal medicine, Dr. Demers went on to study massage, homeopathy, yoga, meditation, nutrition, herbal medicine, and ayurveda. She uses all these modalities to support patients’ inherent ability to heal. Dr. Demers sees patients, writes articles, and lectures nationally on integrative medicine. She is board-certified in integrative medicine, and has been the medical director of PureRejuv Wellness Center for the last 20 years.

rc-prwellnesscenter-toswaldDr. Theresa Oswald, MD

Theresa Oswald, M.D., the founder and president of Knowledge as Medicine, has practiced holistic medicine for over 25 years. She received her Doctorate of Medicine from The Medical College of Wisconsin and completed her residency training at The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago at Northwestern University. Dr. Oswald is Board Certified with the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the American Board of Integrative Medicine. She has been board certified in Integrative Medicine for over 10 years. Her career as a physiatrist has been spent honing ways to optimize her patient’s function in all areas of health: body, mind and spirit. Her experience includes the delivery of medicine in the most modern hospital settings as well as in the most simple, rural settings in developing countries.

rc-prwellnesscenter-drheadMichelle Head, DC

A chiropractor and certified applied kinesiologist with a private practice at PureRejuv Wellness Center, Dr. Head has a holistic philosophy of health care. She evaluates the structural, chemical, and mental aspects of health utilizing manual muscle testing. She earned her Doctor of Chiropractic degree with Summa Cum Laude honors from Palmer College in Davenport, Iowa, a BA in natural sciences and a BM in piano performance from Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin. Dr. Head lectures on stress management, workplace ergonomics, and headache prevention.

rc-prwellnesscenter-bryanBill Ryan, PhD, RN

Bill’s spiritual journey began in 1974 when he began practicing meditation. After working as a registered nurse, Bill earned a Ph.D. in exercise physiology from the University of Wisconsin. After a nearly 30-year career teaching in higher education, Bill moved to the Himalayan Institute where he completed 200-hour and 500-hour yoga teacher training programs and currently teaches yoga classes. At the PureRejuv Wellness Center, Bill combines modern science and ancient yoga wisdom in his work as a certified biofeedback therapist and yoga teacher helping clients build resilience to stress through the practice of self-regulatory techniques. He also sees clients for individual breath training, guided systematic relaxation, and meditation sessions.

Judy MoultonJudy Moulton

Judy Moulton is a Himalayan Institute certified and Yoga Alliance recognized E-RYT 500, an Ayurvedic Health Counselor, and Ayurvedic Yoga Therapist registered with the National Ayurvedic Medical Association (NAMA). Judy is also the director of the Himalayan Institute’s professional certification programs and an integral faculty member teaching within those programs. In addition, Judy is a member of the PureRejuv Wellness Center staff, leading ayurvedic retreats and conducting individual consultations. Having experienced the immense transformative power of yoga and ayurveda directly, she relies on her own personal practice to support her daily life and is dedicated to helping others to do the same.

Jeannine McSorleyJeannine McSorley, FNP-BC

Jeannine McSorley, FNP-BC, C-IAYT, a family nurse practitioner, nationally certified yoga therapist, and 500-hour yoga teacher, blends the knowledge of Western medicine with the ancient practices and philosophy of yoga to guide individuals and groups toward greater wellness. Believing in one’s inner capacity to heal and connect with their inner wisdom, Jeannine guides clients toward greater wellbeing using the tools of yoga such as asana or movement, breath practices, and/or meditation. She works with individuals of all ages and conditions (physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual) who are interested in tapping into their inner resources to discover a sustaining source of balance and nourishment.

David GoddardDavid Goddard, C-IAYT*

David Goddard, RYT 500, C-IAYT*, AYS, has been a student of the Himalayan Tradition for 20 years, and a resident at the Himalayan Institute’s Headquarters in Honesdale for 15 years. As a yoga teacher and yoga therapist, David brings his passion for cognitive science into the realm of integrative wellness, sharing the tools and techniques to bring about mental and emotional resilience. His work as a yoga therapist covers a broad range of health needs, specializing in stress reduction and emotional wellness through the time-tested techniques of yoga, meditation, and ayurveda. A musician his whole life, David has traveled internationally, performing at world renowned kirtan festivals and performs regularly with the Himalayan Institute’s in-house kirtan ensemble.

*In progress, graduating Dec 2020

Integrative Therapy Staff

rc-prwellnesscenter-nnyarNema Nyar, LMT

A graduate of the Santa Fe School of Massage. Nema explores the relationship of touch, movement, sound, breath, and meditation to facilitate the flow of energy in the body to promote healing and expand awareness. She also uses Shiatsu, Jin Shin Jyutsu, Myopathic Muscular Therapy, Bowen Therapy, and Visceral Manipulation in her sessions. She trained and performed as a dancer for 20 years, and experienced many movement modalities for healing, including the Alexander and Feldenkrais Techniques, Dance Meditation, and Continuum. She is a graduate in English from Oberlin College, where she also studied voice, and leads weekly kirtans at the Himalayan Institute.

rc-prwellnesscenter-dtylerDonnalee Tyler, LMT

Donnalee Tyler is a graduate of the Sedona School of Massage, Sedona, AZ, and trained in Swedish, Connective Tissue (Deep), Cranial Sacral, Ortho Bionomy, Aromatherapy, Shiatsu, Polarity, Myofascial, Muscular/Skeletal therapies, and Oncology Massage (Light Touch). A Reiki Master/Trainer, she is certified in Usui, Karuna and Violet Flame Reiki.

rc-prwellnesscenter-dtylerEm Waters, LMT

Em has trained in Soma Neuromuscular Integration® (a sibling of Rolfing), yoga asana, kinesiology (muscle testing), and allergy elimination. Her approach to bodywork is to facilitate a conversation between a client and the physical/emotional stories, habits, and traumas held within their tissue. Her work blends a deeply intuitive approach with a technical and precise skill-base, putting listening and action in the service of embodied health and harmony. Em loves movement, the earth, dance improvisation, reading, and the process of consciousness through embodiment.

rc-prwellnesscenter-jwittichJulia Wittich

Julia Wittich is a certified Rosen Method Bodywork Practitioner. She received her BA in women studies and photography and completed a year program in art therapy. Her work is greatly influenced by her experience nursing both her mother and sister through premature illness and death. Her delight is to support both men and women during intense life transitions, and to help them transform from the person they were taught to be, to who they truly are. She is presently focusing her continuing education on the newest developments in trauma therapy through NICABM.