Harmony is a board certified Acupuncture Physician in the State of Florida and is certified by NCCAOM (National Commission for the Certification of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine). Harmony received her Bachelor of Health Science and Master's Degree of Oriental Medicine from the Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. She has also received advanced training in Auricular Acupuncture (including training in NADA), Acupuncture Injection Therapy, and Advanced Herbal training.
Harmony devoted herself to the study of acupuncture and Chinese medicine after being diagnosed with cancer and receiving a stem cell transplant. Fortunately, Harmony can proudly say that she is a cancer survivor today. During her cancer treatment, Harmony was convinced that there was a missing component to her recovery - a lack of attention to her whole body and mind well-being.
Kimberly Marrone, AP
Kimberly is a board certified Acupuncture Physician in the State of Florida and is certified by NCCAOM (National Commission for the Certification of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine). Kim received her Bachelor of Health Science and Master's Degree of Oriental Medicine from the Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. She has received advanced training in Auricular Acupuncture (including training in NADA), Cranial Sacral Therapy, Acupuncture Injection Therapy, and Advanced Herbal training.
Kim devoted herself to the study of acupuncture and Chinese medicine after being involved in a debilitating bicycle accident several years ago. Kim has been a lifetime athlete competing in marathon, triathlons, and bike races. During her recovery, Kim used acupuncture and herbal medicine to help attain a complete recovery. Kim was also inspired by her sister who has suffered from manic depression for several years. Like Kim, her sister turned to acupuncture and herbal medicine to assist her in her recovery from this illness.
Susanne Hilton, CHt
Susanne is a Hypnotherapist and former patient of the Sari Center. During her own battle with Stage 3 breast cancer in 2005, she used hypnotherapy, massage and nutritional guidance in conjunction with traditional treatment and then continued this holistic approach at the Sari Center. She felt so strongly that this combination of traditional and complementary treatments made a significant difference in both her recovery rate and her emotional, mental and physical health that she became a Hypnotherapist in order to help others through their own medical challenges. She has received advanced training in Complementary Medical Hypnosis, Pain Management, and Sleep Improvement. It is her belief that healing must include the mind, body and spirit.
Rhonda St. Clair, MA, RD, LD
Rhonda is a Clinical Dietitian, Mother of 2 and 4 time Cancer Survivor of Mantle Cell Lymphoma. She participated in the 2007 Leukemia, Lymphoma Society Marathon in San Francisco. She is a member of the American Dietetic Association, the Palm Beach County Dietetic Association, and the Oncology Dietetic Practice Group.
Rhonda presently works at Bethesda Memorial Hospital in their radiation outpatient clinics and at this extremely unique "gem" called the Sari Asher Center for Integrative Cancer Care. This is what survivorship is all about.
Tracy Hritz, MS, RD
Tracy is a registered dietitian, licensed in the State of Florida and has been working at the Sari Center since October 2008. She has a master's degree in Human Nutrition and Dietetics from Colorado State University. She is also a Hippocrates Health Educator and a facilitator of Centering Prayer. Tracy has the knowledge and experience to help clients integrate nutrition and lifestyle practices to guide each patient towards their optimal health.
Using a holistic approach, Tracy educates people on how foods can affect their physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. She works one-on-one with patients with varying diagnoses, assessing for their individualized needs to help them realistically achieve their goals.
In addition, Tracy has been appointed as the dietitian spokesperson for the Sari Center's Komen-funded Breast Cancer Survivorship Program called "Moving On: Life After Breast Cancer," a six-session educational workshop series for breast cancer survivors.
Anita Dean, LMT
Anita is a Licensed Massage Therapist, offering "Balanced Touch," a non-invasive method of treatment. Anita's treatments are designed specifically to meet the needs of each individual patient utilizing a wide range of modalities, with an emphasis on Tina Sohn's oriental AMMA Therapy, a proprietary technique utilizing points similar to those treated in acupuncture.
Anita's work focuses on the 4 pillars of health: the mental, physical, emotional and spiritual. Anita has great expertise and experience with people with various medical symptoms and conditions, and through her work, patients consistently report improved symptoms and quality of life. Anita's focus is on individualized care in the treatment of stress reduction and pain management. Anita graduated from the NY College of Health Professions in 1996. She has been in practice for over 13 years, formerly licensed in New York and presently in Florida. Anita also has a private practice in West Palm Beach.
Kimberly Boomhower, LMT
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Lymphatic Drainage Therapist:
Christine Morgan, LMT, CLT
Christine's work is motivated by a deep appreciation for the mystery and miracle of the body and a genuine concern for people and their health. Her individualized treatments and classes offer an intuitive understanding of restoring the body to balance through a catalytic and meditative style.
Lymphatic Therapy is Christine's specialty! Her training in complex decongestive therapy from the Vodder-Schule of Austria and a BA in Education enabled her to create the first Lymphedema Program at Good Samaritan Medical Center where she helped treat and educate breast cancer patients with lymphedema. Her unique orientation fuses techniques acquired from 20 years of experience working in spas, hospitals and healing centers in Palm Beach County. Integrated with a spiritual approach to life, her repertoire includes: Lymphatic Drainage Massage, Aromatherapy, Deep Tissue, Spa therapies, Esthetics, Reflexology and Energywork. She is a loving wife and mother of 3 children. Her passion is to help people feel relaxed in their bodies, while evolving through the Heart.
Healing Touch Therapist:
Lori Wyzyykowski, RN, HNC, CHTP/l
Lori is a Certified Holistic Nurse and has been a Certified Healing Touch Practitioner and Instructor since 1995. She is a charter member of Healing Touch International (HTI) and served on the Certification Board/review panel for 12 years.
She has been an American Holistic Nurses' Association (AHNA) Leadership Council member and adjunct faculty at PBCC.
Her clinical nursing experience since 1974 and management positions have varied in Emergency, Cardiology, Hospice, Oncology, Plastic Surgery and currently in Post-op/Recovery. She is also an Integrative Modality Instructor at Palm Beach Academy teaching massage and esthetic students.
As an RN and educator, Lori brings years of integrative and clinical nursing skills with a professional, heart-centered approach to her Healing Touch sessions. She has worked with clients for relaxation and wellness and serious health issues such as cancer and heart disease. She also shares common ground as a breast cancer Survivor-Thriver.
Stretching and Flexibilty:
Mary Lou Gordon
Mary Lou provides a weekly fun-filled, lively and dynamic Stretching & Flexibility Class for Sari Center patients. Her experience in dance, exercise and nursing covers a span of more than 30 years. She is a certified group fitness instructor, certified personal trainer, RN, and ballroom dance instructor. Aside from dance, she has instructed land and water aerobics, volleyball, and strength training. In addition, her education in karate for several years has added to her repertoire of fitness routines.
Mary Lou taught Health Careers for high school students for four years, which in turn taught her a great deal about teaching. Mary Lou brings to her practice a unique combination of skills. She possesses a working knowledge of the human body that guides her with particular moves or positions with her clients. She is fortunate to possess an intrinsic ability to utilize exercise principals with natural body functions to enhance workout gains. However, the skill she values most is her love for all things fitness that enables her to transfer what she has learned to any willing participant, and even to some who are not so willing.
Priyanka literally grew up doing yoga asanas, she continued with her practice studying with teachers in India and the United States. Along the journey she realized that a daily yoga practice is the road to a healthy happy lifestyle. Priyanka, now a very popular teacher, has cultivated a large following, first in Michigan and now Florida where she lives. She continues to do various workshops in the USA and work with different causes to promote healthy lifestyles for everyone. Her unique teaching style combines asanas and breathing as an integral part of moving the spine in six different directions. Her aura of calm, humility, compassion and her sense of humor and innovative teaching style draws large groups of students to her classes.