Kimberly Powers, B.Sc., R.A.™, Certified Herbalist


Kimberly Powers felt like there was more going on with plants than she was aware of, so made it her mission to discover what they were capable of. She remains a student of the power of plants while sharing what she has learned along the way. She completed both Herbal Medicine and Aromatherapy programs through […]

Michelle Gruwell, Cert. AT.


Michelle is passionate about natural health, natural bodycare and aromatherapy. She enjoys making and developing various skin care products, aromatic soaps and enjoys sharing her love of aromatherapy and natural health with her family and friends. She holds Level B and C technician for beauty (The National Technician for Beauty) license and Reflexology massage certificates in Taiwan -Asia, Holistic Aromatherapy Program Studies with Ms. Jade Shutes (The East West School for Herbal and Aromatic Studies Founder and Principal), and studies Music/ Color therapy in the U.S.

Gergely Hollodi, LMP, Certified Aromatherapist


Gergely holds an BA in English teaching and after a 12-year long period spent in the advertising-marketing world decided to change his life and started his journey in the field of healing. Gergely is a graduate of the Cortiva Institute: Seattle School of Massage and is a nationally certified (NCBTMB) and Washington state licensed massage therapist. He completed the Masters Apprenticeship program with the East-West School for Herbal and Aromatic Studies in Seattle. He is professional member of the Association of International Aromatherapists (AIA).

Robin Barnette, ERYT, BA, Cert.AT


Robin Barnette is an ERYT-500 registered yoga instructor, a certified yoga therapist and a certified aromatherapist with over 17 years of teaching experience in the health and wellness community. Robin has a B.A in liberal studies from CSUN and a certificate in aromatherapy from both,” American College of Health Science” and “Floracopeia Essential Oils and […]

Heidi Nielsen, Cert. Aromatherapist

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Heidi Nielsen is a certified Aromatherapist with the East-West School for Herbal and Aromatic Studies (formerly the Institute of Dynamic Aromatherapy) and the Pacific Institute of Aromatherapy (PIA) As well as being certified in Holistic Aromatherapy Massage with Lynda Henderson and Paul Crowder in 1997, Heidi has completed Christine Selda’s Indigo Bridge Medicine Wheel training […]

Patricia Bonnard, PhD, Cert. AT

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Patricia Bonnard is a certified Professional Aromatherapist and a member of the National Association of Holistic Aromatherapy (NAHA) and the Alliance of International Aromatherapists (AIA). She is a Master/Teacher/Practitioner of a number of forms of Reiki and Integrated Energy Therapy (IET). Patricia has been practicing complementary healing for seven years, but just recently established Starchaser […]

Cristina Chavez, Cert. AT


Cristina encountered aromatherapy during the last phase of her beloved father’s journey through lung cancer.  Daily peppermint massages brought a relief to them both – for the first time during that very long ordeal, they were supporting the body’s natural healing processes.  This ritual evolved to include steam treatments, reflexology and energy healing.  Each day […]

Christina Weaver, LMT


Christina Weaver, LMT Nationally Certified & Locally Licensed Massage Therapist Advanced Certification, Pregnancy Massage Diploma, Holistic Aromatherapy. As a Licensed Massage Therapist, it is her intent to assist others along the path to health and wellness. Whether due to injury, disease or the stresses of daily living, my goal is to help facilitate healing for each individual’s “whole self”. Christina is Nationally Certified (NCTMB) as well as licensed by the states of Arizona and Washington as a Massage Therapist. She is a Professional Member of National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy.