Cygalle Dias, founder of the Cygalle Healing Spa (CHS), is being awarded with an honorary doctorate by the New York College of Health Professions for her work promoting a holistic lifestyle and therapies.

New York, NY (PRWEB) May 13, 2009 — Cygalle Dias, founder of the Cygalle Healing Spa (CHS), is being awarded with an honorary doctorate by New York College of Health Professions for her work promoting a holistic lifestyle and therapies. Her vision, executed at her spa and through her product line, is to promote a healing lifestyle that transcends into all aspects of her clients daily lives. The College has a similar vision: the protection and enhancement of health – physical, psychological, spiritual and institutional.

“The College, like Cygalle Dias, is committed to a new standard of wellness that blends both Eastern and Western therapies,” stated Lisa Pamintuan, President of the New York College of Health Professions located in Syosset, Long Island. “We’re recognizing Cygalle because she’s a leader in the emerging field of holistic wellness.”

The honorary doctorate will be awarded at the Commencement Ceremony for the New York College of Health Professions graduating class of 2009 on Sunday, May 17th. The College, which is more than 25 years old, offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in holistic health and believes and teaches Integrative medicine, which combines the both traditional and complementary disciplines of Western and Eastern medicine.

“It’s both humbling and touching to receive this honorary doctorate from such an impressive institution,” stated Cygalle Dias. “The College leadership and I share similar visions, and plan on collaborating on some exciting special projects in the near future.”

Cygalle Healing Spa at Casa de Campo in the Dominican Republic is a vivid example of the level of holistic, healing programs offered by Dias. Utilizing advanced technologies and treatments influenced by ancient remedies, visitors engage in a relaxing and revitalizing experience including everything from organic treatments, holistic health counseling, yoga, chakra realignment, and healthy menu suggestions at the resort’s upscale restaurants.

The Commencement Speaker is Michael Balboni, former New York State Homeland Security Czar and Senator in charge of tri-state Homeland Security Departments. His remarks will address the current Swine Flu pandemic along with the importance of Infection Control, an area in which the College is very active.

NEW YORK COLLEGE OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS, located in Syosset, New York, has been a leader in Holistic Education and Care for over 25 years. The College, which has national institutional accreditation, offers undergraduate and graduate-level degree programs in Massage Therapy, Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Certificate programs in Holistic Nursing and the Science of Self Improvement, and a variety of continuing education workshops for professionals and the public. Located on the College’s main campus are the Academic Health Care Teaching Clinics, which provide holistic treatments to the community at affordable prices while providing clinical internships for student practitioners. New York College also maintains a 35-acre modern medical facility in Luo Yang, The People’s Republic of China. The College has grown remarkably in the past several years and continues to develop new educational programs as well as health related products. Additional information about New York College of Health Professions can be found at

CYGALLE HEALING SPA is committed to wholeness and purity, and to creating a new possibility of living in fast-pasted urban environments by featuring a holistic environment that is earth friendly and non-toxic. Cygalle Dias, the founder and CEO, has been in the fashion, beauty, and marketing arena for twenty years and her own journey into wellness began over 15 years ago. Her vision with the spas and her men’s and women’s product line is to promote a healing environment that further transcends into a client’s daily lifestyle. Cygalle Healing Spa was launched as a mobile spa concept in 2006, and gained notoriety by pampering celebrities such as Helena Christensen, David Blaine and Rosario Dawson. The spa is currently exploring a partnership to open a New York City location.