Ortho-Bionomy® Advanced Practitioner,
Ortho-Bionomy® Associate Advanced Instructor
Jessica has been involved in the movement, fitness, and wellness field for over twenty years. Her greatest love is working with and learning from the body. She is an Ortho-Bionomy® Instructor, Advanced Ortho-Bionomy® Practitioner and certified Pilates instructor. She currently owns and operates two locations of Happy Body, a fitness and wellness studio in Asheville, NC. Through the Ortho-Bionomy in Asheville program, she trains and mentors students through an embodied and wholistic approach. Jessica complements her primary practices of Ortho-Bionomy and Pilates with studies in Polarity Therapy, Gyrokinesis®, Trauma Therapy, and Body-Mind Centering®. Her experience as a professional dancer has strengthened the connection of touch and movement to create an accessible and engaging style of teaching. Jessica is a happy mama to Sydney and Jonathan, and a sensationally lucky partner to husband, Rich.
Massage Therapist, LMBT#7047
Christa is passionate about living life in deep connection with nature, spirit, and community and loves helping others find ease, connection, and peace through bodywork and aromatherapy. She has studied and practiced massage and herbal medicine both locally and internationally for over 18 years. Inspired through her studies of traditional indigenous healing modalities and ethnobotany, she earned her B. S. in Anthropology and followed her heart to volunteer abroad and learn directly from diverse cultures. She came back to her roots in these mountains in 2000 and graduated from the North Carolina School of Natural Healing in Traditional Herbal Medicine and Massage Therapy. She is a Shamanic Usui Reiki Master, Certified in Clinical Aromatherapy, Nurturing the Mother Pregnancy Massage, Pediatric Massage, and Vedic Thai Massage. She is also a certified Ortho-Bionomy® practitioner and loves the wider capacity for wholeness that is possible with this modality~*
Christa’s bodywork sessions are deeply relaxing and offer an intuitive integration of techniques, creatively honoring the unique individual that you are on all levels. She loves sharing the gifts of aromatherapy through custom blends during bodywork sessions, creating products, consultations, teaching, and combining the therapeutic benefits with yoga. Christa’s highest purpose is to hold a safe space for connection, healing, and transformation through an open and compassionate heart and deep listening.
Sarah Schuetz is a Registered Practitioner of Ortho-Bionomy® and an explorer of what it means to be an embodied human, each with our own gifts and challenges. Sarah’s background of enjoying movement includes Pilates, athletics, dance, and theatre. She digs simple, silly jokes.
Ortho-Bionomy® Advanced Instructor
Ortho-Bionomy® Advanced Practitioner
Sheri brings a broad range of experience and hours of education into her teaching of Ortho-Bionomy. She has been a successful Instructor and Practitioner in both Crested Butte and Grand Junction Colorado. Her enthusiasm and amazement at the unique principles of this work add an element of practical and intelligent application that is important in each Practitioner’s experience. Her experience as an athlete and working with hundreds of athletes in her practice helps her understand the body on a complicated level which is reflected in her teaching by allowing the students to recognize patterns and movements that can cause injury. She is a talented instructor that relies on humor, insight and heart felt compassion. She is lively, passionate and brings nearly 20 years of practice to her teaching. More details at: http://www.rmobcenter.com/
Somatic Education Instructor
In 1990, Bob received certification as Practitioner of Body-Mind Centering® and in 2002 Teacher of Body-Mind Centering®. Since then, Bob has received teacher certifications for BMC™ Yoga, Integral Yoga® and Supreme Science of Qigong®. He has been teaching in schools of massage therapy and programs of somatic training since 1990 and has had the good fortune to teach BMC and somatic practices throughout the U.S and internationally in Italy, Germany, France, Canada and China. From 2007 to 2018, he was on the core faculty of the Kinesthetic Learning Center in Durham, NC teaching and coordinating the Body-Mind Centering Somatic Movement Educator and Practitioner certification programs. More details at: https://intouchsomatics.com/