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

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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 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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      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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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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Laura Teal, CYT

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.

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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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Svetlana Mateva 

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

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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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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