The Journey Center is pleased to offer resources that promote health and healing for our bodies as well as our spirits. This series encourages us to take care of our physical bodies and health, truly a gift to treasure.
Read below for information on individual sessions with our healthy living practitioners. See our Events for upcoming classes in this series.
Healthy Living Practitioners
To make an appointment with one of our healthy living practitioners or for more information, please call the Journey Center at 707-578-2121. The cost for the sessions will be arranged when an appointment is made.
Integrative Health Consulting
Chiara Maria Kae – Chiara Kae, PhD RDN–Registered Dietition Nutritionist
Chiara Kae (PhD, RDN) is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, offering research-based, nutrition solutions to chronic digestive, weight and eating problems. Chiara clearly presents the science behind the nutrition and lifestyle plans she co-creates with clients. Using a food as medicine approach, Chiara provides motivational coaching, nutrition education and practical tools that empower clients to accomplish their nutrition and wellness goals.
Wholehearted Health Coaching
MINDY BRAUN – WHOLEHEARTED HEALTH COACH
Mindy is a Certified Health Coach in the ancestral health movement – think Paleo or Primal. She knows that health includes body, mind, and spirit and thus uses an integrated approach to help others create lives of maximum vitality. Focusing on self-care and progress, not perfection, Mindy educates and guides her clients on how to move toward a lifestyle that is marked by energy and joy. She values authenticity and reflects this value in her leadership. She facilitates various groups and is currently a board member and bookkeeper/administrator with the Journey Center in Santa Rosa, CA. She enjoys the adventure of homeschooling her boys and when she is not health coaching, volunteering, or teaching, you can find her hiking or in the garden.
Chayo Alvarez – Massage Therapist
It is with great joy and peace in her heart that Chayo Alvarez comes to the Journey Center to offer the gift of therapeutic massage to both men and women. Chayo received her certification from the California Institute of Massage and has over 20 years of professional experience incorporating various massage techniques: Swedish, Deep Tissue, Hot Stone, Trigger Point, Acupressure, Reflexology, Healing Touch, Prenatal/Pregnancy and Spa Services. She specializes in deep tissue and neck and shoulder massage. Chayo’s warm, nurturing and loving personality helps to provide a safe and sacred atmosphere in which you can relax, experience the loving presence of God, and experience the benefits of the gift she has been given. Chayo offers a sliding scale for her fees according to your needs. Call her at 707-548-2826 to set up an appointment.