Meet Our Team

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Blake Storey L.Ac., MSOM, CDCES

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

Conor O'Day, LMT

Hometown: Ozark Country

Education: Chattanooga State Community College 

Services: Massage, Myofascial release, Gua sha, and Reiki

Hobbies: Running, writing, all the sports, being outside 

Favorite Quote: "The mystic chords of memory will swell when touched again--as they surely will be--by the better angels of our nature." -Abraham Lincoln

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Dr. James Alberta

Dr Alberta  is a licensed physician in Tennessee, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.  He received his Medical Degree at the University of Bologna in Italy and trained in Internal Medicine at the  Robert Wood Johnson program at Perth Amboy, New Jersey. He has years of experience at Hospital and Office practice.

Carl Meadows,
Movement Coach

Hometown: Atlanta, GA 

Education: Bachelors of Science in Social Sciences, Troy University

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

Services: Pilates, functional strength and mobility coaching, 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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Svetlana Mateva 

Hometown: Balti, Moldova

Education: Chattanooga State Community College, Institute for Integrative Nutrition

Services: 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

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Mitra Malek

Mitra has practiced yoga since 2003 and taught since 2006. She learned the underpinnings of Ashtanga yoga with Ceci Lester and trained in Sivananda yoga with Bharata, who mastered the practice under Vishnu Devananda, Sivananda's primary disciple. Bryan Kest and Angel Lucia have greatly influenced her practice too. Mitra also is a former Yoga Journal editor and still writes and edits content about yoga, meditation, nutrition, fitness, and conscious living. 

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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

Chuck Smith, LMT

Hometown: Rossville, GA

Education: B.A. Zoology from the University of Auburn

 LMT Certification from TCAT at Chattanooga State Personal Training Certification through the ISFTA

Services:  Medical Massage, Therapeutic Massage, Swedish Massage, Lymphatic Drainage, Sports Massage,Stretching and Muscle Energy Techniques, Reiki, Hot StoneTherapy, Reflexology

Hobbies: reading, martial arts, exercising, cooking

Favorite Quote:  "Do today what others won't, so you can live tomorrow like others can't" -Jerry Rice

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Damir Hasanbegovic

Hometown: Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina

Services: Posture Analysis + Running/Walking Gait Training, Cupping

Hobbies: Basketball, Gardening, Composting

Favorite Quote: "You are about 70 trillion cells – neurons, muscle cells, epithelia – all humming in relative harmony" - Tom Myers

Massiel Ocampo

Services: Reiki, Thai Bodywork

Laura Teal

Laura is certified at the 500-hour level thru the San Marcos School of Yoga (2017 - San Marcos, TX) and Yoga Yoga (2013 - Austin, TX) and is registered with Yoga Alliance as an E-RYT® 200, RYT® 500, YACEP®.  Her teachers include Karlie Lemos, Christina Sell, and Gioconda Parker.  The inspiration and wisdom from their lineage of teachings are invaluable to her practice.  She has her degrees from Auburn University: BA in Art and BSBA in Marketing.