Meet Heather Burkart, Yoga teacher and Ayurvedic practitioner. Ayurveda, the health care system of Yoga, offers holistic support for expectant and postpartum mothers to enjoy the healthiest pregnancy, delivery, and recovery possible through natural means. Partners who are planning to conceive on their own or with medical assistance can learn how to prepare for the best results possible.
Ayurvedic consultation includes assessing the cause of any health complaint whether its mild or long-standing, treating digestive issues, improving energy and moods, enhancing quality of sleep, balancing hormones, and other common issues. Heather offers lifestyle tips, nutritional advice, yoga/meditation, natural remedies safe during conception, pregnancy, and breastfeeding including customized herb formulas.
See how Ayurveda can help mothers feel their best. New clients can contact Heather for a free informational session in person or over the phone.
Professional Member National Ayurvedic Medical Association 2014.
Rebecca Staska-Jankowski, C.Ac., MSOM, FABORM
Meet Rebecca Staska-Jankowski. Rebecca is an acupuncturist and owner of Orchid Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture. She specializes in Natural Fertility Care, Prenatal and Post Postpartum Care, Pre-Birth Acupuncture, Women’s Health, Pediatrics and Family. She also teaches a very popular class here at the center: Acupressure for Pain Relief During Labor.
Jennifer Prall, LCMT, NCTMB
Meet Jennifer Prall. She is a State and Nationally licensed clinical massage therapist. She graduated from the Soma Institute, the National School of Clinical Massage Therapy in Chicago with 750 hours of training. Jennifer joined Orchid in 2012 and has been in practice for 5 years. She is a certified in Prenatal, Oncology, and Infant Massage Training. In addition, Jennifer specializes in Swedish, Deep Tissue, and Myofascial Release for helping treatment of such conditions as sciatica, carpal tunnel syndrome, plantar fascitis, and whiplash.
Theresa Kopac, ART
Meet Theresa Kopac. She is certified in Advanced Reiki through The International Center for Reiki Training. After acquiring a degree in Psychology, she worked for 12 years developing businesses and nurturing community projects and is accustomed to the nature of high stress work.