Cameron Handler, Dipl. O.M. (NCCAOM), L. Ac., LMT, owner of CamsWellness, is an acupuncturist in town who is incredibly knowledgeable in needlework and cupping. She also creates her own herbal remedies and sells topical and oral supplements that can be beneficial to her patients. She is a great resource for someone looking for a great acupuncturist in town.
Teesha Bancroft, LMT a skilled reiki healer and plant medicine formulator, Teesha is a great resource if you’re feeling stuck or needing additional help through a life event or healing. Her knowledge on plants is vast and she is great at knowing what plant medicine will help you.
Melissa Richardson, RMT, owner of Barefoot Creations, is a teacher and life-long student guided by the loving intention to bring healing and balance to our world. She was drawn to energy healing and plant medicines after seeing the powerful healing impact these modalities had on the veteran community. Melissa's goal is to provide you with alternative therapies to help bring the mind, body and soul back into alignment. She offers a safe and compassionate space for you to be able to connect with yourself to find the right tools for your healing. Using a holistic approach, she incorporates a variety of modalities into each client’s unique situation including Reiki energy healing, breathwork, Yoga Nidra, Thai Yoga massage, sound healing, plant medicine education, integration coaching and more!
Arwa Salhiya, the owner of Ames Massage, is a deep tissue massage therapist that provides many options for her patients. She does cupping therapy, hot bamboo massage, hot stone massage, and lymphatic drainage massage as some examples. She always ends her service with a back scrub and a hot towel. You’ll leave feeling both relaxed and rejuvenated!
Bailey Potter, LMT, NASM PT, owner of Back 2 Body Massage Therapy, LLC. She has been practicing for over 3 years and has taken further training in cupping and hot stone therapy. She works with a wide variety of clients from athletes, to children, and prenatal. She does a great job of making sure you are comfortable and that your aches are addressed. Bailey is also a personal trainer at Gnarly Fit Gym if you’re looking for someone to help you workout and make you feel comfortable.
Lydia Walsh, LMT is a massage therapist that focuses on deep tissue massage. She has many add ons such as cold stone facial and cupping. She is an excellent massage therapist who tends to be booked out a few months in advance, so plan accordingly if you’d like to see her!
Vivian Cronkhite, owner of The Healing Studio, is a wonderful massage therapist in town who likes to incorporate a combination of Thai massage, deep tissue massage, breathwork, and sound bowls to her sessions with clients. If you’re looking for someone who does it all, she is your woman.
Ilona Vianca, CYT is a passionate yogi in the Kalamazoo community who loves to work with women who are trying to embrace their feminine side. For anyone seeking to move more and learn more about the beauty of being a woman, Ilona is the person to see!
Kat Owens, C-IAYT & E-RYT is a trauma-informed Yoga Therapist here in Kalamazoo. She focuses on providing the space needed for people to move through their traumatic experiences in a one on one setting, or a group setting once per week at the backyard yogi's studio and once per week at the ayurvedic wellness center. She is also currently a Racial Healing Facilitator with TRHT Kalamazoo as well as an external member of the Kalamazoo Community Foundation's Anti-Racism Transformation Team (ARTT). She is an incredible resource for those who are seeking help through movement.
Kaitlyn VanderMeer, RYT200 is a great Thai massage therapist, barre, and yoga instructor who does a lot of smaller group classes for those who enjoy having the accountability without it being too crowded. She also does yoga classes at the salt caves at the zen den once each month that can be incredibly beneficial for your health. And her office is a walk away from mine!
Mia Leibold, owner of Rose Wellbeing, has a lot of experience when it comes to understanding what our bodies need throughout the day when it comes to movement. She spends the majority of her time coming up with both fun and healthy ideas on how to promote health in the workplace of corporations around Kalamazoo. When she isn’t doing this, she subs yoga classes around Kalamazoo and hosts movement classes at heritage hall throughout the summer. If you are looking for some movement outdoors or you think your workplace could benefit from implementing healthy activities, this is a great resource!
Stephanie, owner of Roots Barre and Yoga. Stephanie is someone who is very knowledgeable when it comes to the body, how to gain strength when dealing with chronic disease, and has been able to help patients who have suffered traumatic brain injury gain more strength and mobility through her movement classes. She is a great resource for someone looking to feel great while getting movement.
Justina Potoczak, owner of Creative Core. Creative Core is where movement, connection, intuition, and creativity thread together to create a unique 1:1 healing method focused on restoring balance to the center of your body; your core and hips. This method uses breath work, trigger point therapy, your own body weight through mat Pilates, and self awareness to recalibrate the mind and body connections to move better with less pain. She continues to study, learn, and expand in a variety of modalities to give the best approach to healing the core and hips. She is trained in the Balanced Body Pilates Method through Pilates in East with Ahme Bovee, Hot Yoga through Intentional Yoga, Iliacus Trigger Point Release, and Thai Yoga massage.
Christine Anderson, CN(DONA) is the owner of Woven Postpartum. She's a doula who provides massage and bodywork for both mom and baby. She specializes in using Ayurvedic postpartum practices in her Doula care.
Birth Kalamazoo. This clinic has multiple options for future and presents parents to prepare with a birth or postpartum doula and they offer classes to help you best prepare for parenthood. This is an incredible resource for anyone looking at their options for during and after pregnancy.
South West Michigan Health Matters takes a more natural approach to primary care and modern medicine. They feel that you deserve to have more time and options than what is typically presented at a primary care doctor’s office. They are an incredible option for those seeking more one-on-one or natural options to their health.
Kate Antoniotti, DC is a chiropractor who specializes in pediatric chiropractic care. She has so much passion for helping children through alternative care. Kate, and her husband Steve, are the owners of Antoniotti Chiropractic, and they also accept most major insurances. She is a magnificent chiropractor in town with a lot of love for children.
Kimberly Tessmer, E-RYT200 is an ambassador for the Synergy Health Center to help give children and teens who don’t have as much opportunity the resources to help themselves in the future and the tools to reduce stress on their own.
Sarah Plucinski RYT, RCYT is a yoga teacher who has classes for both children and adults! She teaches mindfulness to all ages and has taken specialized training to help children with autism and special needs. She holds classes in her studio, visits schools, and leads classes at community events.
Rebecca Hernandez, MS, OTR/L is an occupational therapist who specializes in the pediatric population. She is the owner of Santosha Wellness and does fantastic work with children struggling with the day to day.
Emily Betros, LMSW, CHC is a health coach and counselor who focuses on those who struggle with body image. She is an excellent resource for anyone who finds they are struggling to love themselves the way they deserve to.
Jill Therrien, LMFT, IEATA is a therapist who works in the realm of expressive arts and intuitive astrology. If you’re someone who finds that you’re most comfortable in a creative element, Jill is your person. She hosts many free workshops throughout the year to help support the community through grief and other difficult times through a creative outlet. If you’ve found that having a discussion with your therapist hasn’t helped you in the past, this is a great route to try.
Dr. Jennifer Buchner, ND is a Naturopathic Doctor who specializes in women’s health. She does remarkable work for women struggling with their menstrual cycle, those seeking to get off birth control, women who have difficulty with fertility, and those with thyroid conditions. If you are finding you could use some hormonal guidance, she is the first person I think of.
Gina Wolf M.S. Physician Assistant and ADAPT- Practitioner who focuses on a nutrition root cause approach to gut health, women’s health and thyroid health. She puts a special emphasis on empowering women to reclaim their cycles, embrace their fertility, and be able to ditch the pill. All hormone imbalances are welcome to visit Gina!
Lilly Roche, MS, OTR/L is an Occupational Therapist who focuses on women’s health and creating a program specific to the individual. She also performs healing through Biofield tuning and sound healing. She is an incredible resource if you’re looking for one on one care dedicated to improving your pelvic floor strength or helping to aid in your chronic symptoms. She offers a free 20 minute discovery call to determine if you’re both a good fit!