A guide to alternative healing in Atlanta

Crystals? Cupping? Here’s a primer to the unconventional wellness remedies that have gone mainstream

BY - January 24, 2017

Alternative healing Atlanta
Tarot cards and crystals are among the objects used by Kelley Knight at Modern Mystic Tarot

Photograph by Whitney Ott

Feeling stressed this new year? Unconventional wellness remedies—crystal healing, cupping—have gone mainstream, popping up in spots like Buff Nail Bar and Urban Body Studios. And while not all of these methods are scientifically proven (see: reiki), when it comes to therapy, we say: whatever works for you.

  1. Atlanta's Modern Mystic Tarot aims to make metaphysical traditions accessibleKelly Knight offers tarot readings, coaching, energy work, and yoga
  2. Tools of the trade: Stone healingJulie Ann Travis’s services include energy extractions, death rites, oracle readings, and space or land “clearings” of bad vibes
  3. 3 places to practice meditation in AtlantaGet some peace of mind
  4. Do alternative therapies really work?We tested five and sought out some expert opinions