Meet Our Team

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Blake Storey L.Ac., MSOM, CDCES
Co-Owner

 

Hometown: Fort Mill, SC

Education: Masters of Science in Oriental Medicine, Southwest Acupuncture College, Boulder, CO

Bachelors of Science in Biology, Clemson University, Clemson, SC

Services: Acupuncture, trigger point therapy, sports acupuncture and dry needling, Chinese medicinal herbs, pediatric medicine, diabetes education, nutrition

Hobbies: Strength training, wild food gathering, archery, barefooting, squatting for very long periods

Favorite Quote: "Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished." -Lao Tzu

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Conor O'Day, LMT

Hometown: Ozark Country

Education: Chattanooga State Community College 

Services: Swedish Massage, Myofascial release, Sports Massage, acupressure, gait training.

Hobbies: Playing and watching sports; distance running; playing and listening to music; being outside when it is warm; challenging expectations and making mistakes. 

Favorite Quote: "Beyond a wholesome discipline,

be gentle with yourself." - Max Ehrman

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Mitra Malek, CYT

Hometown: Shiraz, Iran and Marlboro, NJ

Education: Master’s degree in international affairs, Columbia University; B.A. political science, Rutgers College, Rutgers University; Sivananda yoga training, among many others.

Services: Yoga

Hobbies: Nurturing plants; experimenting with recipes; watching silly reality tv; reading nonfiction books and first-person essays, eager for aha moments.

Favorite Quote: “Patience is not passive. It is indifference. It is concentrated strength. It is the pillar of human peace on earth.” Sri Swami Sivananda 

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Carl Meadows, CHEK-L1
Movement Coach
Co-Owner

Hometown: Atlanta, GA 

Education: Bachelors of Science in Social Sciences, Troy University

SmartFlow Certified Yoga Instructor, C.H.E.K Level 1 Coach 

Services: functional strength and mobility coaching, kettlebell training, yoga, breath-work

Hobbies: Playing music, gardening, cooking, reading, lifting heavy things around  

Favorite Quote: "We have a need for enchantment that is as deep and devoted as our need for food and water"

-Derrick Jensen

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Damir Hasanbegovic, LMT, CCT

Hometown: Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Education: Chattanooga State Community College

Services: Biomechanics, Massage Therapy, Cupping

Hobbies: Gardening and Basketball

Favorite Quote: “Hold what you know lightly.” - Tom Myers

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      Brooke Lollis-Hughes L.Ac.

Hometown: Orlando, FL

Education: Masters of Science in Oriental Medicine, Florida College of Integrative Medicine, Orlando, FL

Services: Acupuncture, cupping

Hobbies: Strength training, hiking with family, reading, art

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Svetlana Mateva, CHC 

Hometown: Balti, Moldova

Education: Chattanooga State Community College, Institute for Integrative Nutrition

Services:  Integrative Nutrition Wellness Coach, 60 Day Vibrant Program- Helps you reach sustainable energy and enhanced quality of life through healthy lifestyle habits.

Hobbies: Earthing, Hiking, Yoga, Moon Gazing, Reading

Favorite Quote: "To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance." -Oscar Wilde

Mia Hansford,LMT

Hometown: Somerset, Kentucky & Chattanooga

Education: Parsons School of Design, CMI (Chattanooga Massage Institute)

Services: prenatal, restorative, deep tissue & Chikly LMD (lymphatic)

Hobbies: visual art, writing poetry & non-fiction

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Lauren Caldwell, LMT

Bri Hooper MS, OTR/L

Hometown: Chattanooga, TN

Education: Covenant College, Chattanooga Massage Insititute

Services: Sports Massage, Deep Tissue, Prenatal

Hobbies: Gardening, Coffee

Favorite Quote

Hometown: Nazareth, PA

Education: MS, OTR/L Univ. Scranton

Certified Lymphedema Therapist Klose Training

Services: Cranio Sacral Therapy, Lymphatic drainage, Occupational Therapy, Pediatric Therapy, 

Hobbies: Hiking, farming

Favorite Quote: "Because human existence could not otherwise be, humankind is, in essence, occupational by nature" -Hooper & Wood

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Stephen Clark, LMT

Hometown: Johnson City, TN

Education: BA - UT Knoxville(Music/Psychology); Chattanooga Massage Institute:Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, Reiki Master

Services: Massage and Bodywork, Reflexology, Myofascial Release, Deep Tissue, Lomi Lomi, Acupressure, Reiki/energy work.

Hobbies: Hiking, cycling, singing, sacred arts, traveling, cooking, gardening, camping,documentaries, and adventuring with grandkids.

Favorite Quote: “What we play is life.” - Louis Armstrong