Exciting Changes at OHI San Diego!

While guests at the Optimum Health Institute (OHI) San Diego have been detoxing their bodies, we’ve been doing some design “detoxing” of our own.

We started with the Optimum Health Store. While it was always a wonderful resource for supplies to support bringing body, mind and spirit into balance, the feel of the store didn’t effectively reflect that positive energy.  Now, walls of warm maple and “sprout green” spring up from a beautiful cherry laminate wood floor. Clear glass shelves add airiness, and a glass front door brings the vibrant landscape inside. Soothing music invites guests to browse books and DVDs while warm rich furniture pieces highlight some of our favorite products.

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A custom built u-shaped desk is the new cash register location, and it sits directly in front of the large window. A hand-crafted floral rug echoes the colors of the warm maple, green and rust colors accenting the Optimum Heath Store.

Similar warm, healing colors from nature are also now showing up in our rooms, townhouse facades and the pool.

Most of the guestrooms have new furniture while some have been completely reconditioned, with plans underway to update all. Carpeting was replaced with beautiful laminate wood floors, lighting was enhanced with the use of LED bulbs.  Environmentally friendly paint in soothing earth tones compliments and completes the guest room enhancements.

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Along with townhouse facades being restuccoed and painted in complementary nature tones new energy efficient air conditioning units are being installed. 

We gave the pool a “facelift.”  New plaster, tile and decking give the pool a vibrant new look, and make it blend seamlessly into the updated townhouse design. New cushions for the pool-side chairs invite meditation and contemplation by the sparkling water which is heated to 79 degrees year-around.

Our vision is to use materials that are environmentally friendly and harvested from sustainable resources.  And when possible, the materials are also American made.  For your comfort and pleasure we anticipate having all the renovations completed by the end of 2014.