Dr. Manfred Alkhas

Experienced Chiropractor in the Bay Area

About Dr. Manfred Alkhas

Since 1992, Dr. Manfred Alkhas has been treating patients at his private practice, Good Life Chiropractic, located in the San Jose and Campbell areas of California. Previously he saw patients at Best Chiropractic Office, also in San Jose, and Dixon Chiropractic Offices in Gilroy. Along with his wife, who serves as the office manager, he has built a successful chiropractic clinic with an upstanding reputation in the Bay Area. Dr. Manfred Alkhas studied at San Jose University as an undergraduate student and earned his chiropractic expertise from Palmer-West Chiropractic College. He also pursues continuing education courses and holds a license to practice in the state of California.

Dr. Manfred Alkhas is deeply interested in cultivating his faith and earned a master of divinity from Western Theological Seminary in Los Gatos. He held a membership with the Evangelical Theological Society and also led and instructed the youth group at Bet-Eil Assyrian Church in San Jose. Dr. Alkhas maintains several other interests, including herbology and nutrition. He appreciates the arts, plays multiple instruments, and enjoys drawing and creative writing.

Patronage during the Renaissance Period

With nearly two decades of experience in chiropractic care, Dr. Manfred Alkhas is the founder and primary practitioner at Good Life Chiropractic. Outside of his San Jose, California, practice, Dr. Manfred Alkhas enjoys a variety of artistic pursuits, including art, creative writing, and music. He takes a particular interest in art from the Renaissance period and, more specifically, the works of Raphael.

Renaissance art comprises literature, music, sculpture, architecture, and music created in Europe from the 1300s through the 1500s. Artists during this period were frequently influenced by the revival of classical studies, an increased appreciation for nature, and a shift toward individualism. The flourishing creative activity during the Renaissance can be attributed in part to the introduction of a money-credit economy. The flow of currency allowed successful merchants to hire the services of noteworthy artists, providing ample opportunities for the creative minds of the Renaissance to practice their crafts.

In 1508, Raphael moved to Rome under the patronage of Pope Julius II. There, he painted a series of frescos, or murals, that have cemented his notoriety throughout history. Located within the Vatican in the Stanza della Segnatura (Room of the Signatura), Raphael’s first fresco includes pieces such as The Triumph of Religion and The School of Athens. Raphael’s additional work for Pope Julius II included frescos in the Stanza d’Eliodoro (Room of Heliodorus), Sala di Costantino (Hall of Constantine), and the Stanza dell’Incendio del Borgo (The Room of the Fire in the Borgo).

A Brief Description of Music Theory

Chiropractor Dr. Manfred Alkhas spends his spare time studying classical piano and improving his drum and guitar skills. A musician at heart, Dr. Manfred Alkhas is disciplined in learning music theory.

Much like grammar describes the structure of language, music theory describes the structure of music and how to transcribe it in such a way that musicians can determine how a song should be played or sung. Comprised of concepts and rules, music theory educates individuals about the fundamentals of music, which are vital for tackling new techniques and music genres. A person who truly comprehends the concepts of music theory has the capability to perform unfamiliar styles of music with confidence.

While music theory lays a solid foundation for musicians, it does not establish the absolute rule for how music is performed; musicians are artists, and as such, they apply the concepts and rules to develop their personal style. However, understanding the importance of keeping a steady beat based on a composition and how harmonies and melodies affect each other eases the process of learning music.

Social Wellness Group

Since 1992, Dr. Manfred Alkhas has worked as a licensed chiropractor in the San Francisco Bay Area. Today, he is the owner and senior practitioner at Good Life Chiropractic offices in San Jose and Campbell. Involved in community outreach opportunities, Dr. Manfred Alkhas is a dedicated member of the Bay Area Social Wellness Group.

The Social Wellness Group (SWG) is a community-oriented social networking platform in which self-employed professionals can meet people in the area who might be interested in their services. Based in Los Angeles, SWG learns about interested self-employed professionals first through an application process and phone interviews to create a general profile. After that, SWG searches its database of clients, including small companies, large corporations, and organizations of all types, to arrange meetings where self-employed professionals may present their services. Similar to a matchmaking service for singles, SWG matches the guest speaker to the audience, including time, date, and venue arrangements. SWG consultants also coach and train the self-employed professionals on how best to present their services to the interested audiences.

Since its establishment in 2010, SWG has helped yoga teachers, acupuncturists, massage therapists, chiropractors, and a wide range of practitioners and other professionals promote their services, engage with communities, and generate new business.

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