Practitioners

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ANNA WINKLER, NJ LMT, TMT, TAMT, AyurLC, E-RYT 500

New Jersey Licensed Massage Therapist, Thai Massage Therapist, Thai Abdominal Massage Therapeist, Ayurveda Lifestyle Consultant, Experienced 500 Hour Registered Yoga Teacher and Director of Shakti Yoga

Anna is a New Jersey Licensed Massage Therapist, practicing Therapeutic Integrated Massage since 2014. She has been practicing Thai Yoga Bodywork since 2001. Certified by Saul David Raye, she has also studied with Laura Rupp, Rose Griscom and Pierce Salguero. Anna has been trained in Thai Abdominal Massage by Felicty Joy and has been practicing since 2015. She  trained in Myofacial Release Massage with Chris Morakis, student of Howard Rontal,  and has been practicing this technique since 2016.

Anna is a certified Ayurveda Lifestyle Consultant from the Kripalu School of Ayurveda first graduating class of 2006. She has been working with Young Living Essential Oils since 2007 and practicing Raindrop Technique since 2008. 

Anna has been studying, practicing and teaching yoga since 1989. She is 500 hour certified in through the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centers, where she was a volunteer staff member for 6 years, assisting in Yoga Teacher Training programs and various other duties (including modeling for 2 yoga books by DK). She has been practicing and teaching Ashtanga Yoga since 2002 and Alignment Hatha Yoga, based on the teachings of Iyengar Yogasince 2007. She take her 500 hour training in the Iyengar method with Theresa Rowlands of Studio Yoga in Madison. Anna offers group and Private Yoga Lessons.

Anna is the director of Shakti Yoga & living arts (since June 2005, formerly the Yoga Room in Millburn from 2001).

Anna can be reached at (973) 727-9910 or anna@shaktinj.com.

Testimonials for Anna's Massage:

"Anna’s massage is truly unique. Her yogic spirit and energy emanates out of her hands and into your body. I felt so calm, peaceful, and open after her massage. Her massage technique is precise and you feel that she absolutely knows what she is doing. I felt safe and could just relax and float while she worked her magic. Thank you, Anna."  ~ Ires W. 7/2014

"Hi Anna, just wanted to thank you again for the fabulous massage last week and all the helpful tips relating to my specific problem areas... I really feel that it was my best massage experience ever... " ~ Joann F. 7/2014

"I highly recommend Anna’s myofascial release massage to anyone who is a regular yoga practitioner, athlete, or gym rat or anyone dealing with pain or stiffness. My shoulders have always been tight and tricky from an old injury for many years. Anna’s massage opened things up and got things moving immediately. I did 3 sessions and I plan on doing more. This is not your typical massage, in fact, it’s really intense… and I feel the benefits are long lasting. Anna is absolutely wonderful and understands the body in a unique and intuitive way. Just do it. "- I. Wilbanks 11/2018

DEBRA BERNATH, NY & NJ LMT, NCTMB, ARCB

NY & NJ Licensed Massage Therapist (NY LMT), Nationally Certified Massage Therapist and Bodyworker (NCTMB) and Nationally Certified Reflexologist (ARCB)

Debra is a massage therapist, Qigong Meridian Therapist (QMT), and Reflexologist. Her studies and practice of Qigong began in 1995. She was certified in Reflexology in 2005 and Massage in 2007. She continually expands her knowledge of bodywork and massage and integrates this into all her sessions, especially “Qi” otherwise known as Vital Energy.

Debra also teaches Wu Ming Qigong for Breast Health and The Dragon’s Way for Wellness and Weight-loss. These classes are based in prevention, building Qi and connecting to each individual’s innate ability to heal themselves. Qigong movements are the foundation of the classes. Finally, she offers Tao of Medical Qigong (Energy Healing), which is used for deep healing through the transfer of “Vital Energy” or “Qi” from the therapist.

Debra is Board Certified in Reflexology through the ARCB which requires 200 hours of training. With over 500 hours of training, she continues her studies and also teaches Reflexology at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in NYC and locally in Maplewood for Certification.

Debra offers the following: Therapeutic Integrated Massage, Shiatsu which is a blend of TCM, Qigong and Thai Massage techniques, Round Belly Massage (pre-peri and post natal as well as fertility focused Reflexology and Thai Abdominal massage), QiGong Meridian Therapy, Reflexology and Tao of Medical Qigong.

Debra can be reached at (917) 353-7363 or DebraBernath@gmail.com.  Visit her website for more information and to shedule online.

Testimonials for Debra's Massage:

"I've worked with Debra before, but my massage last night was terrific, providing dramatic and prolonged relief from a severe muscle spasm. Debra is incredibly talented and a wonderful, intuitive healer."   ~ Alisa 7/2014

"5 stars for both Anna’s and Deb’s massage therapy at Shakti! They both combine their unique set of skills and knowledge into a customized treatment that energizes, relaxes, and heals. The QMT Deb gave me was so calming; its effects of feeling more grounded and aware lasted for days. Anna gave me a stimulating massage to loosen and re-align tight muscles and joints. With what Deb and Anna have helped me to realize about my body and its habits, I have a better understanding of my current state of health. In fact, I took what I had learned to my chiropractor and asked him specific questions and raised new issues. His treatments are now more targeted and effective—all thanks to Anna and Deb."  ~ SP 8/2014

 

CHRISTIANE BELJOUR, MS, HTPA, REIKI MASTER, HEALING 

Chris is a Certified Natural Healer, MS, HTPA, Reiki Master and Healing Touch Energy Therapy Practitioner

Chris was drawn to energy work when she was looking for relief from a neck injury after leaving the corporate world. She completed her energy therapy training at the Omega Institute, Healing Touch International, and the Healing Touch Program. She has been practicing Energy Therapy for over 8 years. She is a Mindfulness Meditation Facilitator, and a longtime yoga practitioner and hospice volunteer.

Chris has a private practice where she offers a complimentary, integrative therapeutic approach to health and wellness using the mind and body healing modalities of Healing Touch and Reiki to help her clients with conditions such as chronic pain, fatigue, stress and tension, anxiety, energetic trauma, life transition and personal direction. She also practices Healing Touch at Morristown Memorial Hospital’s Outpatient Cancer Center. She is a mother of three beautiful children and has been a local resident for over 24 years.

Chris can be reached at 973-444-4091 or chris_beljour@yahoo.com  Please visit her website for more information.

Testimonial for Chris's Energy Work:

"Chris's work is deep, generous, subtle, intuitive and compassionate. I was moved physically, emotionally and spriitually to a clearer and more authentic place in myself, and for that I am very grateful. Thank you Chris." Anna W. 9/2018

"My sessions with Chris really helped with my meditation practice. During my sessions with Chris I experienced a deep inner stillness that I never experienced in my meditation. she helped me tap into that peaceful place where I felt calm and connected to myself."  Tamara T. 9/2018

“Chris has been sharing her Healing Touch gifts with those people receiving cancer treatment at the Carol G. Simon Cancer Center for the past year.  She has such a lovely way of making everyone who walks into the sanctuary for a session feel welcomed, supported, seen and loved. It just emanates from her.  When you are in her presence you feel held and holy. On the table, her ability to listen to her intuitive sense is strong and often guides her sessions leaving one with a deep healing experience.  She is a gifted healer!” ---Jean Marie Rosone, Coordinator of Oncology Integrative Medicine-Atlantic Health

 

DENISE RIZVI

Denise is a Soul-Full LIfe Coach, Mindfulness Meditation Teacher, Shamanic Healer, EFT Practitioner, Writer & Speaker 

Denise is a compassionate listener, expert communicator and powerful healer who encourages you to take steps forward with confidence and clarity, as you create your most fulfilling life.

Denise obtained her degree in Naturopathy from Clayton College of Natural Health in 1998, board certified with the American Association of Drugless Practitioners. She completed a 2 year intensive program with Alberto Villoldo, PhD. & The Four Winds Society’s Healing The Light Body™ in Inka Shamanic Energy Healing and is certified through Vianna Stibal’s Natures Path in Theta™ Core Belief healing, DNA 1 & 2.

Denise can be reached at 973-420-0189 or denise@deniserizvi.com.  Please visit her website for more information or on Facebook, or www.yelp.com/denise-rizvi

Here is what a few Denise's clients have to say:

“Denise did what other counselors were unable to do – help me let go of my past, trust and feel good about myself so I could move forward.” Jeff F.

“Working with Denise is like years of therapy in a few sessions!” Deb R. 

“You have helped me to change my life, Denise, and I find the quality of the life I am able to live more joyful and rewarding than ever.” Rene 

EDWARD IZRAILOV, L.Ac, MHSc, NCCAOM DIPLOMAT

Edward is a Licensed Acupuncturist in New York and New Jersey since 2006.

His main focus is in the field of Women's Health, helping families and individuals with fertility issues, pregnancy (including inducing labor) and managing menopause. He also works with various musculoskeletal pain symptoms and conditions deriving from chronic stress, such as insomnia, fatigue, low energy and neurological conditions. He has had much success with diabetes patients as well.

Edward received his Masters in Acupuncture and Health Sciences from the New York College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2005. He holds certifications from the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and is also a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine.

Edward can be reached at (973) 303-0758 or edward_izrailov@yahoo.com.
Free consultation with Edward: Mondays and Wednesdays, 11-1. Must schedule in advance.
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 9-11am (7-8:30am also possible) and Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 5:30-9pm.

 

JANE GUZZI

Yoga Instructor, 200 hr. training at Shakti Yoga, Reiki Certificates I, II, Angel Card Reader, Meditation Instructor

Jane’s main emphasis has been in teaching beginner meditation series. She enjoys introducing students to a variety of techniques to begin them on a lifelong journey of mindfulness. Jane’s early studies were in Eastern techniques which she incorporates into her classes. Students receive a broad introduction of meditation techniques and usually are successful at finding what best suits them. Jane is available for Individual Meditation Instruction, as some of us learn better with one on one instruction or have specific scheduling needs. Jane has also taught angel studies and angel meditation classes. She is available for private instruction in this area as well. She is an angel intuitive and is available for Angel Oracle Card Readings by appointment for 30 minute as well as 60 minute sessions. She recently hosted a workshop on mindful eating and is available for private sessions as well.

Jane is a certified Reiki practitioner. She received her Level I and II certifications by Reiki Master, Suely Cassiano in May, 2016. Since she is also a teacher of meditation she often brings breathing techniques to her sessions to encourage relaxation. Jane works with the angelic realm and calls upon God and the healing angels when performing healing. If desired, she will incorporate a short angel card reading into your session. There may also be use of essential oils and crystals when needed.  

Jane can be reached at ‭(973) 420-1263 or janemguzzi@gmail.com.

Testimonial for Jane's Meditation:

"I tried the Beginner's Meditation class for the first time with Jane. It was one of the most profound things I have ever done for myself. She was patient, knowledgeable, and has given me the necessary tools to work with that will last me a lifetime. I can now visualize colors, concentrate and remain focused. Also, Jane was able to help me to bring clarity and structure to some my current personal situations, by providing an amazing Angel Card Reading. I no longer feel alone or stuck and can go forward with the guidance she has given me." ~ Gwen B.
 

"Jane has a beautiful soothing voice, and a calming presence. Her insights were deep; I received the clarity I was looking for. The session with Jane was exactly what I needed... I am grateful." ~ Elena P.
 

KATI WALKER, BFA, E-RTY 200

Kati is a certified Sound Healing Practitioner with Master Teacher Suren Shrestha. 

Kati has the folllowing advanced yoga certifications; Yoga for Cancer survivors with Cyndi Lee at Om Center, Yoga for Scoliosis and back care with Elise Browning-Miller, and Restorative Yoga Principles with Roger Cole.
 

In 2009 Kati received certification in Vibrational Sound Healing with Singing Bowls  with Suren Shrestha. This healing practice established in the Himalayas is performed by local shamans in Nepal, Tibet and parts of India.

In 2015 Kati received a certification in Ayurveda Wellness Education with Maharishi Ayurveda Association of America. In 2016 she recieved a certification in Healing Touch (endorsed by American Holistic Nurses Association) with Maggi Hutchinson.  

Kati has brought her healing abilities to many in the New York Metro area, such as Atlantic Health Integrative Medicine, Carole G. Simon Center for Cancer Care, The Cancer Support Center of Central New Jersey, Summit and Chatham Senior Centers, The Rubin Museum, as well as many private clients.

Kati enjoys deepening her knowledge of the healing arts and guiding people to discover their own innate healing skills.

Kati can be reached at (862) 206-9034 or jwalker4x@verizon.net.  
 
 
VICTORIA “TORY” KRAGT, LMT 
Offering Therapeutic MassageEnergy Work, Crystal Bowl Sound Therapy & Raindrop Technique
 
Tory has been doing massage for over 14 years now and is the founder and owner of Still Point Massage in Allegan, Michigan. She recently relocated to New Jersey where she is starting a new practice called Still Point Healing Arts, operating from Shakti Yoga & living arts as well as doing On-Site Sessions. It is her belief that massage allows us to relax, be aware of the wisdom of our bodies, and to release a lifetime of trauma and energetic blocks. And, let's remember that it JUST FEELS GOOD!! :) She graduated as a Certified Massage Therapist on April 30, 2004 from the Kalamazoo Center for the Healing Arts and is a member of ABMP (Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals). She received her Massage Therapist License in the State of Michigan in June of 2014. She has received massage abundantly allowing her to give from a place of wellness and personal healing experience. She remains committed to personal healing as well as assisting others in their healing process.

Tory works in an integrative way. This means that each session may include one of the following modalities alone or a number of them combined depending on the needs and requests of you and your body: relaxation massage (Swedish), therapeutic massage, reflexology, acupressure, polarity, craniosacral therapy, and myofascial release.
 
Tory loves her work in the healing arts! Outside of the therapy room she is also a professional vocalist and Mother to an amazing College Student!
 
Tory can be reached at 616-510-4123 or stillpointmassage@gmail.com. Click here to schedule online.
 
Testimonials for Tory's Massage: 

"Outstanding. Tory is an incredibly skilled healer and body worker with an extensive tool kit of modalities and styles to tailor fit each healing session to the individual entering her charming space on a given day. She also is respectful, professional, and extremely intuitive. Tory’s an absolute world-class gem of a therapist." ~Anonymous

"I was pleased with the entire experience. Tory explained everything to me before and she made sure if I had any questions they would be answered. Also, she has magic hands. I haven't felt this good in 10 years!" ~ L.S.

"Love the relaxing feeling her warm table gives me. Tory adjusts her pressure to what I need and works for me. She uses various techniques, depending on what hurts. She always has time for questions before I get on the table" ~Anonymous

 

MIRIAM O'MAHONY

Polarity Therapist, Nutritional & Lifestyle Counselor, Spiritual Educator, Ordained Nun, Meditator

Miriam has a background in world religions, philosophy and theology, nutrition and alternative medicine. She worked as a Polarity Therapist, Nutrition and Lifestyle Counselor, workshop leader and teacher on Long Island and NYC for 30 years. Miriam is an ordained Kadampas Buddhist nun, she has meditated for over 40 years, and has been a student of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso for 16 years. Miriam is a widow, with 2 children and 5 grandchildren.
 
Her Polarity practice is unique and well developed, due to the amount of training received from the various masters she has studied with throughout her life. She uses these skills, and compassionate listening, to relate to and understand her clients core beliefs. 
 
In a typical Polarity Therapy session you will see clearly where your energy systems are blocked. This unique understanding will give you profound insights into your life and healing.
 
Miriam's gentle, yet powerful approach will assist in accessing your own natural healing, returning your body and mind to its natural state of harmony, balance and joyful energy. She looks forward to serving you and assisting your healing and spiritual journey.
 
Miriam can be reached at (917) 733-1379 or Kdechok@gmail.com.  
 


 



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