What do you get when you mix an eco-conscious business with Eastern and Western medicine in the heart of Boston’s Back Bay? You get One Mind Body Earth, or OMBE, as it is referred to by the natives. Located on the 4thfloor suite at 551 Boylston Street, OMBE is an eco-friendly health center nestled smack-dab in the middle of Boston. Home to the best view of Trinity Church, you’ll instantly be welcomed by the earth-toned décor and exposed brick walls. They are subtle reminders that you haven’t left the city even though you will swear you are miles away.
The Green Side
OMBE’s green practices were honored with the Boston Business Journal’s 2010 Green Business Award and Mayor Menino’s 2009 City of Boston Green Business Award. The most impressive points include:
– organic cotton linens and towels
– organic and paraben-free massage products
– biodegradable and PVC-free yoga mats and bamboo yoga props
– organic and fair-trade teas
– post-consumer recycled paper products
– biodegradable and non-toxic cleaning products
Did I mention they recycle just about everything and forego mass mailings as part of their marketing strategies? Captain Planet would be very proud.
Interested in being an ecopreneur? OMBE leads SAGE (Sustainable Action Group for Ecopreneurs), a network group founded to support ecopreneurs in their efforts to go green. It’s a way for like-minded local business owners to be in the forefront of the green movement and develop an expansive referral network across industries. You’re in luck because they are welcoming new members.
The Wellness Side
OMBE is a melting pot for holistic health care. By melding both Eastern and Western medicine philosophies, patients get the total package. Services include:
- Naturopathic Medicine
- Chiropractic Treatment
- Nutritionalal Counseling
- Massage Therapy
- Personal Training
Check out their full list of services, specials, and class schedule. Being the eco-thusiast you are, sign up for their monthly eco-friendly newsletter here.
OMBE’s Fall Open House is around the corner!
Get connected with the center’s eco-practices and friendly practitioners during their Fall Open House on Saturday, October 30th from 10:00am – 4:00pm. They will be providing complimentary classes, workshops, demos, consultations, refreshments and launching their Eco-Moms group. This group will hold monthly gatherings at OMBE to connect like-minded moms and moms-to-be in the area. Workshops include Holiday & Stress Eating, a Running Clinic and Runners Gait Assessments.
Guests are encouraged to register early, as class sizes are limited. To receive 10% OFF your next scheduled service at OMBE, register in advance or bring a friend. For a complete schedule of the day’s events, visit OMBE’s blog. To reserve space in advance, email [email protected] or call the front desk at 617.447.2222.
If you attend, please share your experiences here with fellow Examiners. Better yet, let us know if OMBE made you greener than you were the day before!