6 Alternative Therapy Offerings in Pittsburgh

Stay on trend with these alternative therapy offerings.

Pittsburgh Acupuncture & Massageworks

901 Western Avenue
Among the more popular services offered by this spa and clinic is Therapeutic Cupping Therapy, which can also be paired with a standard massage session. Super stressed? Book a Safe and Sound session, a treatment that includes a scalp massage, weighted blanket, high-definition Bose headphones broadcasting binaural sound waves, and a hand and foot massage.

Aura Sauna Studio

2004 Smallman Street
Tired of Pittsburgh’s never-ending gray skies? Book a session in one of Aura’s six sauna suites, guaranteed to make you sweat with infrared therapy.

Levity Float Studio

2635 Murray Avenue
Float away stress in one of Levity’s trendy isolation tanks, filled with dense salt water ideal for sensory deprivation. Each float room contains a changing area, shower, and float tank, allowing for plenty of privacy.

Peace, Love & Zen

6023 Broad Street
Book a session in the Himalayan Salt Cave. While the Wellness Center makes no claim for medical benefits, guests can easily relax while lounging in one of the room’s zero-gravity chairs as a mix of instrumental music and sounds of nature serve as a calming soundtrack.

Restore Hyper Wellness

Multiple Locations
This popular chain brings the cryotherapy trend to Pittsburgh, claiming to target pain and awareness by emerging customers in a chamber with sub-zero temperatures. Other on-trend offerings include oxygen chambers, IV-drip therapy, and more.

An image of a group of lit candles and gongs to illustrate an alternative therapy listicle.
Experience a sound bath at Vana. Photo by vanawellbeing.com.

Vana Studio

2002 Smallman Street
This studio describes its offerings as “transformational wellness,” boasting a new approach to healing. Try a Sound Bath, featuring gongs and therapy-grade Himalayan singing bowls, which promises to help create space for a deep meditative state.

Story by Lisa Cunningham

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