Grace Galanti is an herbalist specializing in skincare and holistic health. Grace graduated from the country’s leading naturopathic medical university, Bastyr University in Seattle, Washington, with a Bachelor of Science in Herbal Sciences and previously became certified as a holistic health counselor from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in New York City. Grace is a Certified Dr. Hauschka Esthetician specializing in botanical skincare utilizing herbal and nutritional health counseling as part of her holistic approach. Grace is a both a New York and Pennsylvania state licensed esthetician.
A passion for plants began as a child growing up on a small farm in Berks County and was nurtured by one outstanding elementary school science teacher who made the outdoors her classroom. Grace’s approach includes practical herbal and nutritional advice for busy life styles along with attentive listening to help her clients identify and remove personal blocks to wellness. In her practice, she harmonizes a luxurious spa experience with Traditional Western Herbalism, Ayurveda, Eastern Five Element Theory, and contemporary science based botanical medicine.
Grace currently lives on a farm in Oley with her son, cats, and Clover the cow; growing herbs and enjoying nature.
Certified Universal White Time Gemstone Teacher, Certified Lifestyle Educator
Marie is dedicated to helping people through naturopathic therapies and educational opportunities.
She is accomplished in a broad spectrum of bodywork including craniosacral, connective tissue and neuromuscular massage. She integrates these skills with her knowledge of sound, minerals, aromatherapy and acupressure.
As Certified Massage Therapist and Natural Wellness Practitioner Marie takes a whole person approach for creating optimal health. Physical, mental, emotional and spiritual aspects are addressed in a safe environment. The bodywork techniques Marie uses to restore balance and harmony are relaxing, safe and non-invasive.
Marie’s education and coursework includes workshops with nationally known authors and lecturers, Caroline Myss, Dona Eden, Anodea Judith and Marion Woodman, Greg Braden, Peggy Phoenix Dubro and Randy Masters.
Marie’s clients include traditional and non-traditional medical professionals, business executives, martial arts champions, members of the US Special Forces Community, the internationally known dance troupe - Lord of the Dance.
Marie owns Heart and Soul Natural Wellness, a private practice in Reading, Pa. Marie is available for private sessions, lectures and workshops.
Nadine Smet-Weiss, Reiki
Nadine applies her philosophy that we are each created good, whole and complete as we are, for fullness of life. Her work in social service and spiritual direction includes experience in grief and loss, addictions, cultural diversity, co-dependency, health and well-being.
Inspired by people coming together in community and action for the greater good and social justice, Nadine fosters acts of kindness and compassion through full presence in daily interactions with others and their life story.
Biking around Berks county (and also to her 6 am Bikram Yoga classes), Nadine enjoys an active life of cross country skiing, taking in nature's fresh outdoor air, the heartbeat sound of the ocean along with silence, breath, play and color.
"Life experiences in the world can cause us to lose sight of who we are. With Reiki we can reintegrate and re-member our wholeness."
Donna Geiger, Massage Therapy
· Sports Massage: For the athlete, sports massage techniques are utilized at all stages-pre-event, post-event, during training to enhance energy levels, reduce pain, and prevent injury or expedite rehabilitation.
· Swedish Massage: Helps relieve the stress, pain, and tension of everyday living, the Swedish massage mainly relaxes the muscles and eases aches and pains.
· Reflexology: Massage of the feet, hands, and/or ears. Pressure points applied which stimulates targeted areas of the body for better circulation and pain reduction.