Our Therapists

Dr. Rachel Allyn, Ph.D., L.P., RYT- 500

Offers: Psychotherapy and Yoga-Psychotherapy.

rachel-allynDr. Rachel Allyn is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and certified Yoga Instructor. She received her Ph.D. from the California School of Professional Psychology in San Francisco in 2005. After a decade of being an avid yogi, Dr. Allyn underwent formal yoga-teacher training with Dana Baptiste in Salt Lake City, specializing in Vinyasa. She has worked as a psychologist in diverse settings ranging from a level-one trauma center at Hennepin County Medical Center to residential treatment facilities, middle schools, and research labs.

Dr. Allyn’s teaching experience is also multi-faceted, including ski instruction in Lake Tahoe, yoga for recovery, and psychology professor for Westminster College in Utah.

Her lifelong experience as a competitive athlete combined with her formal training as a psychologist and yoga instructor create the ultimate mind-body-spirit healing session tailored for your needs. Dr. Allyn also provides professional mentoring consultations for psychology students and professionals who wish to blend mental health with yoga.

Learn more about Rachel.

To learn more about her innovative practice called YogaPsych® and see a comprehensive list of Dr. Allyn’s traditional and non-traditional mental health services for adolescents, adults, and geriatric populations, please visit www.DrRachelAllyn.com.

Philip Hanson, CMT, CBT

Offers: Deep tissue massage, integrative massage, pre-natal massage, hot stone massage, sports massage, Swedish massage, myofascial release, craniosacral therapy, polarity therapy, lymphatic drainage, reflexology, qigong and biofeedback.

Philip_HansonPhilip has been studying and practicing massage and bodywork for the last ten years. His journey began at Red Rocks Community College in Golden, CO. He spent two years studying Reiki, Healing Touch, Reflexology and Aromatherapy through a Holistic Nursing program. From there Philip moved to Santa Fe, NM where he enrolled in a 1,000 hour dual-certification program at the New Mexico Academy of Healing Arts for Massage and Polarity Therapy.

This program also involved extensive training in cranialsacral therapy and many forms of therapeutic massage. Philip’s goal is to understand the client’s needs and use an integrative approach to support their path to wellness.

Jennifer Johnson, Lic.Ac., MAOM

Offers: Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine.

Jennifter_JohnsonJennifer is licensed both by the state of MN and nationally to practice acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. She received her Master’s in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine from the New England School of Acupuncture in Boston.

Jennifer is a professional member of the national infertility organization, RESOLVE, and she has had advanced training and specialized education in treating infertility and gynecological problems with Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Nicki Cullinan, L.Ac. – Acupuncture

Offers: Acupuncture

Nicki CullinanNicki graduated with a Master of Oriental Medicine in 2008 from Northwestern Health Sciences University. She is licensed with the state of MN as well as nationally certified through the NCCAOM. Nicki combines acupuncture (TCM), Chinese Herbal medicine along with her knowledge of over a decade of bodywork practice, skills as a Therapeutic Coach®, as well as being a registered yoga teacher to give the most holistic and personalized treatment possible.

She has developed her practice to seek out and address the fundamental root causes of the dis-eases we experience. She believes healing involves all aspects of our being be it physical, mental, emotional or spiritual. Nicki specializes in pain management, anxiety and depression and has specialized education with over 5 years experience in women’s health and fertility.

Laura Lund, Esthetician

Offers: Craniosacral therapy, energy work, massage and facials.

laura-lundLaura just returned to the YCM from the Island of Dominica where she managed the spa, trained staff in spa treatments, taught yoga, and ran the wellness program. As a master of her craft she enjoys the more subtle approach of craniosacral therapy and energy work to assist the body’s natural healing and expand the awareness of energy and flow within the body.

She also gives the best facial in town using June Jacobs’ skin care products, along with other natural ingredients, like coconut oil, aloe, green tea, etc. Her massage is a combination of relaxation techniques combined with deep tissue, pressure points, and trigger point therapy to bring you to a state of bliss.

Learn more about Laura.

Email her at ompeace@hotmail.com with any questions or call 952-345-1953 to schedule an appointment.

Kate Rice

Offers: Deep tissue massage, reflexology, trigger point therapy, Swedish massage, pre/postnatal massage, aromatherapy massage, lymphatic drainage, sports therapy massage, neck and shoulder massage.

Kate_RiceKate has been practicing bodywork for 14 years, finding her passion when she started her education at SouthWest Institute of Healing Arts in Tempe, Arizona. She focused her studies on deep tissue/therapeutic massage, reflexology, and prenatal massage. At SWIHA she developed a strong intuition for the human body and a belief that you must take a holistic and integrated approach to maintain good health.

Kate shared her experience and love of massage with other technicians as an educator and trainer for Four Seasons Resorts and LifeTime Fitness- LifeSpas. She loves to develop strong relationships with her clients and help to increase the benefits of their massage through education and home care. Kate uses her years of experience and a variety of modalities to create a customized massage that is unique and therapeutic for each client.

Hannah Goette

Offers: Offers: Swedish Relaxation Massage, Trigger Point and Structural Bodywork, Thai Yoga Bodywork, Hot Stones, Body Treatments, and Aromatherapy

HannahGoettephotoBWHannah is a Licensed Massage Therapist who graduated from a 900 hour Therapeutic Massage program atCenterPoint Massage and Shiatsu School & Clinic located in St. Louis Park, MN in 2015. She believes in treating the body holistically and that every detail can have a positive healing impact. For this reason she uses the highest quality organic massage oils and products free of synthetic dyes, chemicals, and preservatives to ensure everything is contributing to your overall well-being. 

Hannah’s massage sessions are rhythmic, grounding, therapeutic, and will help you connect to yourself physically, mentally, and energetically. She facilitates a nurturing space that allows you to tap into your own healing potential. Every detail has a purpose to help you heal and create balance.

Pampering with a purpose
Learn more about Hannah

April Podhradsky

Offers: Myofascial Release, Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation Stretching, Healing Touch, Reflexology, Deep Tissue, Prenatal, Swedish, Hot Stone, Dry Brush, Indian Head and Mantra Massage.

AprilApril custom blends massage modalities creating a massage that is catered exactly to your needs and is the perfect fit for you and your body. From the aroma to the music it’s all about making each massage a magical healing experience. April has been in the wellness industry since 2007, after graduating from Sister Rosalind School of Massage. 

April treats the whole person; mind, body and spirit. Teaching clients to take time to preemptively care for themselves is of utmost importance to April. With a regular wellness routine, many injuries and health problems can be bettered or avoided altogether. For the best results possible, April suggests that clients take a yoga class before their massage to warm up their muscles and get the most benefits from their massage. April believes so much in a Pre-massage yoga session she gives her clients a $20 discount for taking a class at the Yoga Center prior to their massage.