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

Offers: Psychotherapy and Yoga-Psychotherapy.

Dr. 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.

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 active isolated stretching.

Philip HansonPhilip has been studying and practicing massage and bodywork for almost 20 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.
He specializes in pain management, rehabilitation from auto accidents, over use injuries, nick, shoulder, and back issues.

Jennifer Johnson, Lic.Ac., MAOM

Offers: Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine.

Jennifer JohnsonJennifer is licensed both by the state of MN and nationally to practice acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. She received her Bachelor’s of Science in Biochemistry from the U of M and 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 has advanced training and specialized education in treating infertility and gynecological problems with Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Laura Lund,  Health Coach, Energy and Body Worker

Offers: Mind/body nutrition consultations, energy work, facials, waxing & massage.

Laura Lund

Laura has been perfecting spa treatments for 30 years and has mastered the art of relaxation. She has a passion for health, healing and the human body, that has directed her many studies, including, nutrition, the psychology of eating, yoga, massage, and reiki.

Throughout her career, Laura has been a leader in the spa industry hiring and training staff in esthetic and body treatments. At the Rosalie Bay Resort in Dominica, she worked as a Spa and Wellness Coordinator, which lead to her into coaching. She brings a wealth of wisdom to her coaching, energy work, and massage.

As a health consultant, Laura works with women experiencing hormonal issues such as weight gain, hot flashes, sleep disturbances, food cravings, and stress management. She uses a mind/ body approach to help smooth out life transitions through menopause. Working with Laura as a coach is like having your own personal spiritual teacher to help empower positive life choices and personal growth.

Laura accepts cash, check and bills auto insurance for services related to an injury.

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

Dr. Asavari Manvikar, Ayurvedic doctor, MD (Ayurveda), certified Yoga Teacher

Offers: Ayurvedic consultations & private yoga sessions.

Asavari is a gold medalist from Pune University (India). She completed her Masters in Ayurveda in 2001. She has been teaching and practicing Ayurveda more than 15 years. She is one of the leading Ayurveda experts in the Twin Cities.

She has helped many clients with chronic health problems like arthritis, acne, anxiety, fibromyalgia, obesity, diabetes, Parkinsons disease and many other health concerns to achieve a better quality of life by offering personalized diet and lifestyle plans.

Her passion is to help people/clients improve health, and heal mind/body by natural ways. Please email her at manvikar_asavari@yahoo.com with any questions or call the studio 952.345.1953 to schedule intake appointment.

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.

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.