About Kate

 

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Welcome to Holistic Healing and Wellness!  

Here you will find all sorts of information about massage therapy, fitness, nutrition and wellness.

Meet Kate

Here’s a little about me… I am NationallyBoard Certified in Massage and Bodywork and am licensed as a Massage Therapist in the state of Illinois.  I also still hold a certification in the state of Indiana. I am also a Certified Fitness Trainer and Specialist in Fitness Nutrition.   I am passionate about educating and empowering people with the knowledge they need to live a healthier, happier lifestyle!

I have been a massage therapist for 13 years.  I love every minute of every day with my job.  It is the most satisifying and fulfilling feeling to hear “that was the best massage ever”!

In 2012, I received my certification in fitness training and in the fall of 2014, completed my certification in fitness nutrition.  I feel this brings my career to a full circle and I am able to provide all the wellness my clients need.

A Passion for Natural Solutions

My passion for natural solutions began a few years ago when I was experiencing major digestive problems.  I was stressed and going through a big change in my life, however anything I ate was making me nausous and uncomfortable.  I could not pinpoint one food that was good or any that were bad.  The symptoms came and went and were at times disabling. I was hospitalized twice.  With the help of my doctors, we did everything we could to treat it – cutting out certain foods, using over-the-counter and prescription medications – nothing worked. I underwent a gall bladder scan, actually hoping something would be wrong!  It wasn’t.  My gall bladder was functioning just fine.

At that point, I was at the end of my rope. I was ready to anything else to help – even colon hydrotherapy!  Still no relief.  A fellow massage therapist introduced me to an essential oil blend and I was hooked right away. I had used essential oils for years but mostly just for aromatic purposes.  I decided to try this blend for my issues and see what would happen. Within a month, I was feeling better.  Within three months, I felt like a whole new person!

Thus began my excitement to teach others about natural solutions.  This blog was born shortly thereafter.  With the help of doctors, diet changes, and natural options I was able to finally find relief.  Now, with my new healthy lifestyle, I am able to maintain digestive health with essential oils and blends.  Because of my experience, I am sharing, educating and empowering everyone I meet with the power of essential oils, massage therapy, fitness and nutrition.

Family First

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My family is my cornerstone.  My husband Tom is my life force and my biggest cheerleader!  We use natural solutions regularly in our home and my stepsons benefit greatly from them.

 

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