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Art of Joy
Excelsior, MN
Joy Pecchia is a Board Certified Coach and Wellness Guide and Catalyst for Health, Wellness and Optimal Living.

Joy combines her ever increasing understanding and knowledge of natural health, the human energy field, healthy balance in mind-body-spirit, energy healing, and transformational coaching for individuals and couples, to inspire people to improve the quality of their lives and to provide them with the tools and resources to support positive and lasting change.

Advanced Professional Training:
• NES: BioEnergetiX WellNES System Practitioner
• Center for Credentialing & Educational: International Board Certified Coach
• META Institute: Certified Master NLP Practitioner, Certified Hypnotherapist, Certified Therapeutic Coach, and Reiki Master Teacher
• Coaches Training Institute: Professional and Personal Life Coach
• Healing Touch International: Certified Healing Touch Practitioner
• Robbins Madanes Training: Certified Strategic Interventionist
• Anthony Robbins: Master University, Coaches Academy and Leadership Academy; Anthony Robbins Elite Coach
Awake In Life
Lowry Rose Building, Suite 203
2124 Dupont Avenue S.
Minneapolis, MN
Rev. Alan L Pritz, Interfaith Minister, provides meditation training, spiritual guidance, life coaching, and work/life Mindful Balance programs for individuals, couples, and organizations.

Rev. Alan Pritz is an ordained Interfaith Minister with 40+ yrs. experience in meditation training and spiritual counseling/life coaching. Author of award-winning book, Meditation as a Way of Life: Philosophy & Practice, he was selected by the US Army Reserves and served as a referral source for BC/BS of MN as a Meditation & Life–Balance Provider. Rev. Alan helps clients address spiritual growth and/or complex life issues from a higher-perspective; an approach that enables them to access inner resources for optimal outcomes and greatest well-being. Rev. Alan specializes in meditation training, spiritual counsel, and inner development / spiritual life-coaching; dealing with anxiety and depression; relationships issues; work-life balance, meaning & purpose; career; transitions; sexuality; eating; finances; and more. Free initial assessment. Learn more at:
1895 Laurel Avenue, Saint paul
Licensed Massage Therapist in Saint Paul with 30+ years of experience — specializing in CranioSacral Therapy, Myofascial Release, and somatic processing of emotion difficulties / trauma

I have more than 30 years of experience as a bodywork therapist. The focus of my practice is to apply the methods of CranioSacral Therapy and Myofascial Release to gently resolve structural problems that cause discomfort and/or restrictions in function for my clients. When emotional difficulties arise, I assist clients to develop their awareness of the bodily sensations that always arise with any thought, emotion, or memory. Using sensate awareness provides a source of new information in addition to being a way to prevent overwhelm. For this somatic processing, I trained in the techniques of Hakomi Somatics (now called Sensorimotor Psychotherpy).

6105 Cahill Avenue
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076


Claudia N. Johnson, BFA, RMT, HTP, MNLP
308 W. 22nd St., Suite 102, Minneapolis, MN 55404
My clients have often been through the medical model and are still seeking healing and comfort. I use Energy Healing from several schools, Hypnosis/NLP/Meditation/EFT techniques, to manage pain and create healthier habits, Psychic/Mediumship sittings and Spiritual Coaching to uplift.

Reiki Master Practitioner/Teacher. Healing Touch Practitioner. Hypnotist providing Custom guided Meditations, affirmations and sessions geared towards teaching and empowering you to manifest profound and lasting change. Intuitive Spiritual Counseling supporting those having intuitive breakthroughs in consciousness and other spiritual e,periences they wish to understand more deeply. Mediumship sessions and classes on spiritual healing.
Hours: Monday 1-6pm, Tuesday – Friday 9am-8pm, Saturday 9-noon.
221 1st Ave. NE
Osseo, MN 55369

Jodi Baglien is considered the Twin Cities “go to” consultant in professional aromatherapy. She has created aromatherapy training programs for hospitals and senior care facilities to implement safe and effective aromatherapy programs in patient/resident care. Jodi offers aromatherapy education onsite, online, and at her studio in Osseo, MN. She is also an adjunct instructor at Normandale Community College. Recently, to meet the need for a simpler to use solution for administering aromatherapy in health care, she created her own line of Aromatherapy Patches with professionally formulated blends available in over 15 Twin Cities Hospitals.
Maggie Christopher
555 7th Street, West
Suite 300
My clients are busy men and women who have tried many diets, but haven’t experienced long-term, sustainable weight loss. They are people who believe in eating whole foods and are open to making changes in their lives so that they may live with more joy and freedom.

For over 10 years, I have supported people who have an understanding of what foods are good for them, but they don’t apply this knowledge on a regular basis. Sadly, they feel shameful for knowing what to eat to be healthy, but not able to consistently apply their knowledge. My clients don’t lack willpower, they lack an ability to handle their intense lives and uncomfortable emotions. Most people eat processed foods to numb their feelings (whether they consciously realize this or not). Emotional eating is a symptom, it’s not the root cause. Holistic nutrition therapy offers you the emotional support you need to discover and heal the reasons you reach for low-quality food. I believe that whole foods from nature are medicine for the body and that there is no perfect way of eating. Learn more, read testimonials and book a free, 60-minute nutrition consultation online at I look forward to meeting you!

Community group for all those interested in conscious dying, family-directed after-death care, and environmentally-friendly burials. Monthly meetings and movie nights free and open to all. Presentations, workshops, resources, and family support pre-death and at time of death are available.

Newbridge Health & Wellness – Catherine Duncan
7101 York Ave S
Suite 130
Edina, MN 55435

Catherine Duncan, MA, BCC is a Social-Emotional, and Spiritual Care Provider passionate about whole person healing. With a reverence for exploring the sacredness and meaning of life, she companions each individual on their journey. She helps people navigate chronic illness, life transitions, grief, loss, and finding meaning and purpose. Prior to Newbridge, Catherine served as a spiritual care provider with Fairview Home Care and Hospice and HCMC.

Catherine’s passion is helping individuals unpack the emotional and spiritual roots that underlie an illness or chronic infection. She companions each individual and together they unpack the story behind an illness and determine appropriate next steps. Building inner strength and resilience may also include working with a particular healing modality. Catherine is an ordained minister, a board-certified chaplain, spiritual director, energy healer, and tapping (EFT) practitioner who works extensively with mind-body therapies and aromatherapy.

Newbridge Health & Wellness’ mission is to provide the highest quality healthcare using a personalized, holistic, natural and functional medicine approach in order to promote optimal health and healing for infants, children, and adults in a caring and supportive manner.

Our vision is that holistic, integrative, biomedical, and functional medicine will be available and accessible to all, regardless of income, ethnicity, or education level, and that patients will be optimally supported in making healthy lifestyle changes. We value helping and caring, patient and family-centered progressive care, integrity, respect, and teamwork.

Newbridge Health & Wellness’ practitioners have received advanced training through the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM), MN Holistic Medicine Group, the Autism Research Institute (ARI), the Medical Academy of Pediatric Special Needs (MAPS), International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS) and many other sources, and incorporate a variety of integrative approaches for managing the unique and varying underlying health issues of each individual.

We also offer elimination diets and/or testing to help uncover food sensitivities and counsel you on the dietary changes necessary to treat many chronic health conditions. This testing and dietary protocol have been extremely effective in helping those with ADHD, Autism, IBS, chronic diarrhea, heartburn/GERD, fibromyalgia, arthritis, joint pain, mental health concerns, muscle pain, weight imbalances, chronic fatigue, chronic sinusitis, insomnia, skin eruptions and more. In treating these conditions holistically, we also offer additional health therapies such as Frequency Specific Microcurrent therapy and Low Dose Immunotherapy and Allergen Therapy.

If you are curious about Newbridge, new to integrative medicine, or seeking extra support / more information about potential treatments, we also offer educational classes, support groups, and Q&A groups to help foster support and healing for individuals and families working towards optimal health.
Sassafras Healing Arts
736 East 41st St
Minneapolis MN
community-based, sliding scale herbalism & flower essence consultations, craniosacral bodywork, cupping therapy, full spectrum doula care, placenta encapsulation, and death midwifery services

My practice is based out of the People’s Movement Center as well as my home office. I practice under a healing justice framework. As someone with white settler ancestry & who identifies as a non-binary, queer, chronically ill witch, this means uplifting femmes, queer & trans folks, black folks, indigenous folks, people of color, and folks with disabilities as healers, as well as to center these communities in my practice. I strive to bring my highest self to my work & I meet my clients where they are at: respecting their decisions, honoring their intuition, & working to co-create a container for them to see themselves as the powerful healers & magic-makers they are. I strive to bring an ethic of communal care to my practice, recognizing that we cannot “self care” our traumas away, & that we do not survive alone. I have 13 years of experience of working with survivors of sexual and domestic violence as an advocate, trainer, and program coordinator. During those same 13 years I have also been a reproductive justice organizer.

In December of 2018 I will graduate from the University of Minnesota School of Nursing’s Master of Nursing Program as a Registered Nurse, after 3 years of prerequisites, graduate school coursework, and clinicals.

I offer my services in person as well as through phone or Skype.
Products are available for purchase through my online apothecary at
Saumya Ayurveda
201 E Hennepin Avenue (East Hennepin and Second St NE, above Ginger Hop Restaurant) Come for Ayurveda and stay for a great meal or shopping!
When people come to Saumya Ayurveda, the two most common questions they ask are: “What is Ayurveda?” and “How can Ayurveda help me?”

“Ayurveda” is the ancient science of harmonious living and longevity. It is a practical, common-sense way to bring health and vitality to the body and a state of balance and wellbeing to the mind. These changes come through the use of nutritious foods, herbs, oils and changes in one’s lifestyle. The 5,000-year-old holistic, indigenous medical system of Ayurveda treats the whole person by focusing on healing at the root cause of disease or imbalances.

But what about the continuing day-to-day discomforts that we all experience – painful symptoms for which there seems to be no relief and no answer? – or some remedy works for a while and then stops working? We go to several doctors, but to no avail. Sound familiar?

From an Ayurvedic perspective, these symptoms are likely related to one root cause, which is an imbalance in one or more of the three doshas, or bodily humors – Vata, Pitta and Kapha.

How can Ayurveda help me? From Acne to Zoster and everything in between, Ayurveda provides a support. Common imbalances include: anxiety, constipation, digestion, depression, fatigue, GERD, hair loss, high cholesterol, hyper/hypo blood pressure, joint pain, fertility, inflammation, insomnia, IBS, menopausal transition, PMS, sleep, stress, thyroid and adrenal, and more.

If you’d like to feel better, if you want to learn how you can take charge of your health and well-being, contact Veena at Saumya Ayurveda. She will look at you as a whole person, an entire multifaceted personality consisting of mind, body and spirit – not as a set of symptoms. Through careful listening, your concerns, and goals will be understood and addressed at the source, and then you will be provided with tools to bring health and vitality into your life.

To your health and peace,
Veena Haasl-Blilie, MA, CAP, CAE, Certified Yoga Meditation Teacher

SAUMYA AYURVEDA-Consultations, Pancha Karma Treatments & Ayurveda Apothecary
Our Services & Products
* E-Consultations World-wide
• Integrative Ayurveda Consultation Packages (offer significant cost savings for your ongoing wellbeing)
• Seasonal Consultations
• Fall Vata Care Program
• Winter/Spring Kapha Care Program
• Summer Pitta Care Program
• Follow Up Consultations
• Tasty and Effective Teas and Churnas
• Amazing Herbalized Oils and Ghee
• Ayurveda Treatments
• Yoga and Meditation
• Custom Facial Care
• Organic, Sustainable Herbal Apothecary
• Workshops

Who We Serve
Client ages range from the very young to the very mature. From Minnesota to Hong Kong.
• Men
• Women
• Teens and Children
* All are Welcomed

“My intention is to support you in moving forward at your comfortable pace, to integrate your Saumya Ayurveda plan into your daily life.” – Veena

“As a physician, I have always believed ‘Prevention is better than cure.’ In an era of spiraling health care costs, it was an eye-opener to learn, during meditation, that all the diseases start in the mind. I am very hopeful, that by using the body as a tool to train the mind that I can influence my health and destiny. Ayurveda is the logical and natural solution. I started working with Veena at a time when I was at the end of my tether, juggling my professional and personal aspirations. She responded to my desperate call and went out of her way to find ways to work things into with my busy schedule.

For the initial treatment, to pull me back from the brink, I was treated with Veena’s oils, teas and herbs. I took to all these products like a fish to the water. I could feel myself turn the corner and all my symptoms of fatigue, sleeplessness, joint aches and incessant worry of gaining weight improved immediately. I lost weight without even lifting my little finger.

I was encouraged to pursue a steady approach to create lasting changes. Now when I see my patients, I see so many suffering from similar symptoms related to diet and stress. I see so much need for our whole society to incorporate Ayurveda in their lives. I have routed several of my patients to Saumya-Ayurveda. It is a blessing to have such a rich resource.

I am eternally grateful to Veena at Saumya Ayurveda for anchoring me to my present state of health and peacefulness and for helping me to embark on a path towards the balance we all are striving for. Thank you so much.” — Gauri Nagargoje, M.D.

Ayurvedic Consultations, Yoga Meditation, Traditional Ayurvedic Treatments
Integrative Consultation Packages Now Available.
Ayurvedic Consultation Packages:

Lifestyle Consultation $80 (60 minute) or, $120 (90 minutes)
Integrative 1: intake, plan, 30 min follow up $240, package savings $45, $195
Integrative 2: intake, plan, 1-60 min, 1-30 min $360, package savings $65, $295
Integrative 3: intake, plan, 2-60 min, 2-30 min, + email $560, package savings $80, $480
support for 1 month after (plan) ( ~7 hrs contact time)

Lifestyle Consultations: Focus on introducing key Ayurveda tools to optimize physical, mental, and spiritual well-being. Includes a refreshing approach to eating well and skillfully and on creating a daily flow (dinacharya) that maximally supports you.

Integrative Consultations: Integrative Consultations include an in-depth, 8-fold Ayurveda assessment, (pulse, tongue, etc.), which leads to a Custom Ayurveda Plan and Report of Findings and follow up sessions. During the Ayurveda Plan session, we will spend about an hour and half walking through the findings and plan and answering any questions you may have.

The Integrative Consultation Packages allow the clients and practitioner to walk together for a few to several months. Why is this important? Two main reasons. First, this ongoing support helps client integrate Ayurveda easily and consistently into their daily life and provides time to address the client’s concerns and goals. Second, hanging out in the process together for months, the client’s Custom Ayurveda Plan can be tweaked, additions made, new concerns and goals addressed.

Follow Up Consultations $80/hour
Work with new areas, go deeper into Ayurveda plan, $45/30 minutes
life transitions, focus on specific goals or needs, etc.
• Requires Lifestyle or Integrative consultation first.

Seasonal Consultations $80/hour
This Ayurveda care focused on your constitution provides you with practical tools to reduce seasonal influence through nutritious and pleasing food programs, delicious recipes, herbal remedies, and supportive lifestyle choices, amazing herbalized oils, tasty teas, and yoga asana, pranayama (breathing techniques), meditation, and more. Everything will be customized for you to maximize benefits. Available year-round.
Fall-Vata Care Winter-Spring Kapha Care Summer-Pitta Care

Cancellation w/o 12 hr notice Full fee
Ayurveda “spa” Treatments Please email or refer to website for prices.

During your on-going visits, we will check to see how things are going and continue to fine-tune and expand your Ayurveda Plan, making changes when necessary, so you can reach your goals. Follow ups are there for you any time you need-weekly, monthly, seasonally annually.

“Ayurveda” is the ancient science of harmonious living and longevity. It is a practical, common-sense way to bring health and vitality to the body, and a state of balance and wellbeing to the mind. These changes are brought about through the use of nutritious foods, herbs, oils and changes in one’s lifestyle. “Saumya” is the feeling that one experiences in the presence of the full moon–expansive, luminous, gentle and peaceful.

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Trudy Ohnsorg and Ellen Benavides are co-founders of Well Linker. This organization is incorporated in Minnesota as a Public Benefit Corporation. Well Linker’s specific benefit is to “help people make informed choices about holistic medicine.”

Well Linker will create a web-based tool to allow people to systematically share their stories about their experiences with holistic therapies, revealing patterns of success and failure that will become a guide for individuals searching for healing, and will provide direction for future clinical research for promising therapies.


At Wellness with Claudine, I teach women with digestive and other health concerns how to support and nourish themselves with whole foods nutrition, holistic lifestyle choices, and other natural remedies so they can regain their vitality, ditch the fatigue, and experience fewer symptoms.

I believe the foundation of health is a well-functioning digestive system, and I especially enjoy working with people who need to rebuild their gut integrity – those suffering from digestive distress and food sensitivities.

I offer innovative and integrative solutions that focus on preventing disease and promoting health through small, manageable steps. I believe taking care of ourselves can be an enjoyable process, and it is always my goal to bring joy and laughter to my clients’ sessions.
1720 Douglas Drive North. Suite 224B.
Golden Valley, MN
Offering a new level of healing. Get the holistic mind-body therapies you deserve completely customized to meet your needs mind-body-spirit, helping the whole of you!

Get the holistic mind-body therapies you deserve completely customized to meet your needs. Balancing the mind & body. Removing toxins from the mind & the body. Heal trauma. Balance the subconscious mind. We balance the mind & body concurrently. We apply the mind to help with physical conditions, we also apply the body to help the mind capitalizing on the brain-gut axis, polyvagal theory, the autonomic, enteric, and somatic nervous systems.

Imagine restoring balance to your entire nervous system, the unconscious mind, the emotions, the past, even balancing your body. You will benefit from utilizing the power of the state of hypnosis, the reality of the mind-body connection, along with hands-on and hands off methods. These include CBT, MI, hypnosis, hemispheric synchronization, methods utilizing eye movement (similar to EMDR and ART), directed imagery, autogenic training, regression, PSYCH-K, bio-feedback training, somatic experiencing, along with Craniosacral Therapy, Dynamic Body Balancing, energy balancing, and simple common sense Orthomolecular Nutrition when needed.

Your mind and body are one system. If you feel it is time to heal the mind or the body, or perhaps the mind-body together, contact Ethan; he is passionate about empowering you. We help you harness the power of your unconscious mind and your body’s innate wisdom, removing things that harm, introducing things that benefit you; this allows for the restoration of balance and the empowerment of your inner healing, because all healing is self-healing. Find out now how your healing experience can be empowering. Contact Ethan today.