Meet Tanya Michelle, LAc, RN, CST, HTP, M.OM.

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As an experienced hospital RN for 25+ years, Tanya saw a need for more Holistic Care. Mental, emotional & spiritual aspects were missing from Western Medicine in her work and her own healthcare journey. She received her Master’s in Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine at Northwestern Health Sciences University and then studied abroad at TCM hospitals in China in 2017. She provides Heart Centered Care finding just the right modalities in the blend that will facilitate outcomes for each individual’s highest good. Take charge of your life by adding her to your health & wellness team and regimen.

Tanya is passionate about meeting you where you’re at and working collaboratively with you. Empowering your best quality of life through the modalities she uses and the self care techniques she teaches. She is intuitive, compassionate, and has a wealth of knowledge in Eastern and Western Medicine. She is exceptional with complex cases with medical, physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual components.

Tanya has formulated a style that encompasses mind, body & spirit in each customized session. A Blended Acupuncture session generally includes centering & grounding through Healing Touch, Acupuncture & TCM, and CranioSacral Therapy. We work together to let go of old physical, emotional, mental & spiritual patterns and develop new strategies and tools.

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Acupuncture & Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)

An ancient practice that utilizes very thin needles to access specific points that target meridians and organ systems to bring the body into balance, promoting health, wellness, and improving disease states. TCM includes herbal formulas, TCM food therapy, cupping, guasha, tuina, electro-stimulation, and moxibustion.

Healing Touch

A relaxing, nurturing, energy therapy. Gentle touch assists in balancing your physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being. Healing Touch works with your energy field to support your natural ability to heal. It is safe for all ages and works in harmony with standard medical care.

CranioSacral Therapy

CranioSacral Therapy is a gentle, intuitive therapy, specifically focused on your body’s present needs, that helps release patterns of dysfunction from injury, illness, and emotion. CranioSacral Therapy restores the craniosacral rhythms, promoting relaxation and wellness.

Tanya Treats

  • Headaches/Migraines
  • Acute and Chronic Pain
  • Musculoskeletal injuries/concerns
  • Respiratory Concerns – Allergies, Asthma
  • Digestive Concerns – gas, bloating, belching, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, constipation, diarrhea
  • Hormone Concerns – Menstrual irregularities, PMS, Fertility, Libido, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), Thyroid symptoms
  • Cardiovascular – palpitations, edema
  • Anxiety, Depression, Mood Swings
  • Trauma, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Abuse
  • Insomnia, busy mind
  • Neurologic – Traumatic Brain Injury, Concussion, Spinal Cord Injuries, Stroke Sequela, Neuropathy
  • Cancer Support and Care
  • Addiction
  • and more