Gentle Pathways ~  Colon Hydrotherapy & Photon Sound Beam Therapy
Serving the Rochester, NY and Surrounding Areas
About Gentle Pathways 


Gentle Pathways was founded in 2009 by Annette Barber.  She is dedicated to offering the highest quality holistic wellness services to her clients. 

About Annette Barber

Annette has always had an interest in health care and in helping others. She graduated from Nazareth College with a BS in Biology.  She became interested in natural healing in the early 1990’s due to health issues in her family.  She began working at Natural Alternatives in 2004 and has been immersed in natural health modalities ever since.

Annette has furthered her education by attending classes and seminars in BioEnergetic Medicine, completing her Certified Natural Health Professional (CNHP) training, receiving her certification in Lymphatic Decongestive Therapy with the Photon Sound Beam device and by completing training as a certified Colon Hydrotherapist at the Cathy Shea International School of Colon Hydrotherapy.  In April 2012, Annette received additional certifications in Advanced Art of Colon Hydrotherapy and in ColoLAVAGETM, an alternative preparation for colonoscopy exams.  Annette is a certified member of I-ACT (International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy) and GPACT (Global Professional Organization for Colon Therapy)..

Annette believes that what you put in and on your body directly influences your overall health and wellness.  She is excited to be able to offer a line of exceptional, organic food and beverages, living herbal nutritional supplements, a three day cellular cleanse as well as certified toxic-free skin and body care products from Beyond Organic

Annette considers colon hydrotherapy to be one part of a complete holistic wellness program. She looks forward to assisting you on your pathway to vibrant health.




See what other health professionals and clients are saying about Annette Barber:

“There are few therapists that exemplify the standards in excellence that Annette does. Her integrity, perseverance, ambition and desire to learn more shows that she is not satisfied with a "certificate" showing she is qualified, she is a student, never too humble to ask how and learn more improving the lives she touches through her efforts!”  Amy S., President and Founder - Wellness Institute for Digestive Health, colleague

“I am a proud client of Annette Barber's. She is a very caring person who has always proven to be very skilled and professional. From the time you enter her office through to the end of your session you will be treated with the highest level of skill and compassion. I have told many of my clients about her services and will continue to do so. If you are looking for the very have found it in Annette Barber.”  Kelly C., Licensed Massage Therapist, client

“Annette is very personable and well suited for the profession that she has chosen. Her ease in handling her client's needs and wishes will always make her a very successful colonics practitioner. I can certainly recommend her to anyone wishing to use the techniques and benefits of colonics.”  Diane H., client

“Annette's kind and compassionate nature is very evident from the moment you meet her. She is very knowledgeable about the modality of colonics and has your wellness as her top priority. We are so lucky to have Annette's Gentle Pathways available to us in the Rochester area."  Grace D., client

“Annette is knowledgeable and excellent at what she does!”, Doreen B., Natural Health Professional - Balanced Healing, colleague

"Annette's education and work experience have prepared her for a wide host of professions. I'm glad she chose colon hydrotherapy practitioner because her approach to a sensitive subject is superior and she understands the the biology of her work."  Sherri L. - Licensed Massage Therapist, colleague

"I have never been happier to recommend anyone! Annette is very client focused.  She spends the time to properly treat with optimal results.  She listens and gives needed feedback to help her clients make the best decision moving forward. What impresses me is the follow-up Annette provides.  Always putting her client's needs ahead of money and time.  Annette is a plethora of information and is an asset to the community."  Kathe M., client


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Gentle Pathways is located at 1695 Empire Blvd, near the intersection of Plank Rd. on the east side of Rochester, NY.  It is easily accessible via I-590 or I-104 and is only 15 minutes away from downtown Rochester as well as many of the outlying suburbs.

You will find us on the second floor of the Bay Breeze Professional building, which is directly opposite from the Spring Pines Office Park.  

Gentle Pathways
1695 Empire Blvd, Suite 100, 2nd floor
Webster, NY  14580
Phone: 585-209-9109

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Sessions are by appointment only and are available Monday - Friday.  Please call or text (585) 209-9109 or email us for availability and to schedule your appointment.  You may also schedule your appointment online:

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