The McBride of Frankincense and mortgage

Down on the southeast corner of Third Street and Berry, sits an old white historic McBride house with round stained glass windows. Inside a group of locals have come together to occupy different rooms in the large house to have their businesses. Services available here will be ­ foot care, hypnotherapy, massage and a mortgage broker.

The consortium called the McBride Center for Complimentary Care is located at 221 West Third Street in Winslow.

Gentle Soles, professional foot care

This business is operated by City Councilwoman Sue Bumpus and Peggy Pratt, both registered nurses with training in foot care and reflexology. Reflexology is a practiced belief that points in the foot correspond through energies to affect certain parts of the body.

Gentle Soles offers foot massage, reflexology, aroma foot baths, nail trimming and shaping, ingrown toenail prevention and treatment, diabetic foot care and Crocs®.

Sue (928) 386 ­ 1476 or Peggy (928) 386 ­ 1876.

Liz Blackgoat Massage

National Certified Massage Therapist Liz Blackgoat, a registered nurse at the Winslow Indian Health Care Center, has a location in a room in the McBride house for massage therapy where Swedish massage, deep tissue massage and hot stone massages are offered.

Massage is said to help with: stress, painful or tight muscles, circulation, injuries, restriction in joints, pain and posture.

Liz (928) 613 ­ 8742 or book online: wwwbook24-7.com/mcbridecenter

Hypnotherapy

If you have ever wanted to quit smoking, become a better public speaker or use subtle methods to convince your mind to do something you could never do before, then hypnotherapy could help.

Rosemary Nevara, will be using a room in the McBride house to offer Winslow residents a chance to enter a whole new internal world.

"With hypnotherapy People are not able to do things against their will or do things they would not already be willing to do normally," Nevara said.

Some people are not suggestible enough to be hypnotized, so Nevara tests all clients before scheduling a session to see if will even be worth it for them to do so.

Rosemary (928) 289 ­ 9469 or roseshypnosis4u@aol.com

Aroma/steam massage

In the corner window of the McBride house, Connie Morris, nationally certified massage therapist, will be also offering aroma therapy and steam therapy. Aroma therapy is herbal essences mixed with pure oxygen for refreshment and steam therapy is said to stimulate circulation for massage.

Connie (928) 853 ­ 0392

Mortgage consultation

The process of buying a home or property can be confusing and difficult, and many people shy away from it out of fear. Owning property will benefit a family much more that renting can.

Mortgage Consultant Becky Adair, representing Colonial Home Loans, will be available in the McBride House to discuss this arduous process with potential homebuyers. Mortgage consultation is free.

Becky (928) 607 ­ 3200

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