Marjorie has always been attracted to energy medicine and alternative therapies since age 8. Her first professional path took her to business. She studied business at KV-Schule in Zurich and holds a master in business. After a successful career in the airline industry, it was time for a change. In 1999, she began her healing studies at Western Institute of Neuromuscular Therapy, California, where she graduated with honors and became a California certified Instructor for WIN. In 2003 she established Integrated Massage Therapy; changing its name in 2006 to what is known today as Integrated Wellness. The name change became apparent since IMT was growing and expanding not only in the massage field but also in alternative medicine.
In 2010, Marjorie was introduced to BodyTalk. Finally, a comprehensive system that addresses all aspects of an individual; the emotional, mental and spiritual, with the physical body. In 2012, she became a Certified BodyTalk Practitioner. She is passionate about BodyTalk and continues to study the Advanced Modules. She is amazed by the potential of this system. She has seen the difference that BodyTalk has made in her own life, that of her clients, friends, and animals.
Dr. Elizabeth Burklee
Because health affects not only what people are able to do but how well they do it, Dr. Elizabeth Burklee promotes health and wellness in the home and in the workplace. Her specialized style of adjusting, muscle balancing and nutritional counseling, keeps people functioning there best in all aspects of their life.
In addition to personalized one on one care in the office she also provides customized classes, workshops, and programs to businesses and organizations to help reduce absenteeism, reduce work-related injuries, and optimize productivity. She focuses on practical, manageable steps that lead to measurable improvements in health and fitness.
Dr. Burklee brings a breadth and depth of knowledge and experience to her work as a health counselor and educator. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Utah State University prior to earning her Doctorate in Chiropractic Care from Palmer College of Chiropractic and completing 100 hours of training in Applied Kinesiology. A passionate learner and dedicated health practitioner, she has furthered her studies by completing professional courses in Therapeutic Lifestyle Counseling, Functional Blood Chemistry, Functional Endocrinology, and Nutrition.
Nina found BodyTalk after two rotator cuff surgeries that left her unable to use her left arm for 10 months. It wasn’t until she was introduced to BodyTalk that she discovered that healing is done not only in the body but also in the mind. From that point on, she was hooked on BodyTalk and went on to study it. Nina certified in February 2014 as a BodyTalk Practitioner. She is continuously studying new techniques in the BodyTalk system to expand her knowledge so that she can give her clients the ultimate experience in BodyTalk.
Healthcare no longer needs to be so invasive, there is a growing awareness that the body can heal itself, without the use of prescription drugs or surgeries. Nina brings her passion and positive energy to help others discover how they can heal themselves, and discover their true potential.
Nina was born and raised in New Zealand and brings with her a love of nature. She enjoys hiking, Yoga, and spending time with her three children. Nina and her family also do charitable work both globally and locally, including volunteering for soup kitchens, building playgrounds for underserved schools, and providing health and nutrition education to kids in need.
Education & Affiliations:
IBA International BodyTalk Association
Life presents us many paths, some more challenging than others. A balanced perspective, encompassing physical health, mental clarity, and spiritual wellbeing facilitates embracing the path that lies before us. Four thousand years of evolving tradition have led to the modern practice of acupuncture, an effective, practical and non-invasive tool helping patients walk with balance and confidence along their own unique paths.
Sandy’s path started in the hills of West Virginia. After receiving a Bachelors Degree with a major in Biology at Davis and Elkins College. His journey wound through the mountains of Montana, the French Alps, and Idaho, including twelve years as a professional ski guide. After his first acupuncture treatment for a minor shoulder injury, the path opened up in a new direction and Sandy found himself pursue and receive a Masters of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine. His daughter Sage was the next, and most amazing, turn on the road to the sunny shores of Southern California.
Sandy has been a licensed acupuncturist since 2002 and continues to lead an active lifestyle. Frequent Ocean paddles and swims, trail runs, and, of course, some skiing maintain a connection with the natural world, which Sandy joyfully brings to his practice. Throughout his acupuncture career, Sandy has, in addition to private practice, worked in the recovery community and considers service to others essential to illuminating the challenges we all face in achieving balance in our dynamic world.
Growing up in Orange County, Katie paid much attention to health and the joy of being well. She has always been involved in water sports and her interest in the capacity of the human body led her to the 1,000-hour program at the Western Institute of Neuromuscular Therapy (WIN). Having graduated in 2011, her passion was fueled by education, and a greater understanding of well-being has sprouted.
With a certificate in Neuromuscular Therapy, Sports and Oncology Massage as well, Katie’s spectrum of acknowledging the fragility and perseverance of the human body has grown. The fascination and appreciation that has come from working with athletes and individuals with musculoskeletal disabilities of varying degrees allow her to love what she does. Her education in massage therapy and human anatomy will continue to expand throughout the years.
Gabi Purrer is an artful translator, she can assist you in bridging the communication gap between you and your own body. Born in Austria, the former school teacher incorporates the sensibilities of an artist and the logic of a scientist in her massage practice. A healer and a teacher, she empowers her clients to take part in their own transformation from a place of chronic pain or acute injury to place of strength, health, and wellbeing. Her training and experience include the use of intuitive, instructional and clinical knowledge in the methods of neuromuscular therapy, trigger point therapy, Swedish massage, myofascial release, craniosacral therapy, TMJ, etc., to address presenting issues, as well as client long term goals. She combines mind/body healing arts to help you understand how to listen to your body so that you can experience greater desired states of wellness, stamina, and health.
More importantly, she has built her practice based on a reputation of integrity, skill, and trust and is in service to people of any age or stage of life.
Education and Certifications
Western Institute for Neuromuscular Therapy (WIN)
Pranic Energy Healing
Bachelor of Arts, Paedagogische Akademie des Bundes in Oberoesterich, Austria
Professional Member of the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA)
He is a Schnoodle (Schnauzer/Poodle Mix), who is completely hypoallergenic. In late December of 2010 Bodhi joined Integrated Wellness. He was only 8 weeks old. Since his participation at IW, he has graduated from Dog Obedience Class, AKC Canine Good Citizen, and Certified Therapy Dog. His goal is to visit the elderly and/or veterans in need. Some days you may find him sniffing under the door or in a treatment room relaxing, always bringing peace, smiles and love to all the sessions. Bodhi loves his walks and playtime with his many friends, two- and four-legged.
Education & Affiliations
Bright & Beautiful Therapy Dogs