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Welcome to our annual directory of holistic services, products, and organizations! Click onto the websites to find out more details about what each listing offers. Many more categories and practitioners listed at our online directory: Click the “Search by Category” for complete list.

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ALTERNATIVE & ANIMAL CARE COMPLEMENTARY Minnetonka Animal Hospital CARE Drs. Kaaren Howe, Leilani Created by Nature Wellness, LLC

Debbie Engelmann, BS, NHD 952-237-8145 190 South River Ridge Circle, Suite 317 Burnsville, MN 55337

A naturopathic healing practice that focuses on healing the mind, body and spirit in harmony with Mother Nature’s gifts. She holds a Doctoral Degree in Natural Health and Traditional Naturopathy, and is an herbalist with experience in diseases ranging from minor colds, headaches, and anxiety issues to lifethreatening illnesses and emotional and physical and emotional trauma recovery. 24

Hotaling, Amy Everly 952-473-1239 3318 Groveland School Rd. Minnetonka, MN 55391

We practice an integrated approach to diagnosing, treating, and improving the lives of our animal patients. Our conscientious team uses the best of Western and Eastern medicine—nutrition, dentistry, acupuncture, behavioral counseling, chiropractic, physical therapy, surgery, Chinese and Western herbs, and preventive healthcare. AAHA accredited hospital.

ANIMAL COMMUNICATION Mary Stoffel 763-444-8146

Mary presents animals as intelligent beings with their own special wisdom. We humans can communicate with them telepathically and learn who animals are and what they are thinking and feeling. Mary promotes and facilitates communication between people and animals through lectures, consultations, and workshops. Shamanic practice and Energy Interference Patterning (EIP) allows her to support healing and understanding on many levels.

AURA PHOTOGRAPHY Helping You Heal Center Annette Bruchu 651-247-9719 Stillwater, MN 55082

Annette captures and teaches the essence of what it is really like in the world of a “colorstrologist” in a manner that is surprising, practical, and down-to-earth. Annette is nationally known as a healer and is best known for providing her vast understanding of aura fields, color representation, as well as the chakra system through aura photography. Annette teaches courses such as “Learn It, Trust It, and Live With It,” “Intuitive Development,” and “Live Your Life in Color.” august 2012





Sacro Wedgy®

Calhoun Natural Medicine & Aesthetics


Sciatica? Back pain? Knee pain? Hip pain? These symptoms have been helped by relaxing daily on the Sacro Wedgy® “sacral stabilizer” and neck support. Let gravity do the work and relax into alignment. Correct the problems not just treat the symptom. Cost: $29.95.

COACHING/ COUNSELING The Meta Institute 763-533-6527

The Meta Institute is a MN Licensed Adult Career School providing services and certification courses in the area of Therapeutic Life Coaching, Reiki, NLP, & Hypnosis. Our Therapeutic Coaching® Program is a 500-hour, comprehensive, hands-on certification course (5 certifications provided). Students receive a multitude of tools for working with others. Next Class September 2012. 26

612-824-4041 3033 Excelsior Blvd., #585 Minneapolis, MN 55408

Calhoun Natural Medicine & Aesthetics is the leader in natural healthcare and medical grade aesthetics for over 20 years. Our highly skilled staff provides customized products, services, and testing that meet your health and beauty needs. Choose from colonics, lymphatic treatments, cryosurgery, nutrition, mental health, photo facials, chemical peels, hair reduction, Zerona laser lipo, Skin Tyte, Botox and more! Schedule online today!

Carol Edel, C.C.T 952-474-2627 2409 Lyndale Ave. S. Uptown Minneapolis, MN 55408 (Ecopolitan Raw Food Restaurant Bldg.)

DETOX IF Y a nd CLE A NSE: Colon Hydrotherapy and ION Cleanse Foot Bath are a Dynamic

Detox Duo for effectively cleansing and neutralizing toxins from your body. Reduce or eliminate: constipation, gas, bloating, poor digestion, candida-yeast, allergies, skin problems, headaches, fatigue, low energy, congestion, concentration problems, etc. Packages available. Relaxed environment. Over 32 years experience. Detox Special: Colonic + ION Cleanse Footbath $20 savings!

DENTISTRY/ HOLISTIC King Tooth 952-929-4545 6100 Excelsior Blvd St Louis Park, MN 55416

Since 1991, this general dental practice has been utilizing dental materials creatively to help people with potential or known sensitivities to commonly used dental materials, and encouraging the use of both conventional and alternative healthcare treatments and products that truly support dental health, rather than just treat the symptoms.



GLOBAL CHANGE A Learning Community for Integrative Leadership and Spiritual Guidance

Receive your Certificate in Spiritual Direction as you learn to guide others on their spiritual journey. (Optional) Experience the wisdom of various spiritual traditions in the context of the evolutionary cosmic story.

Join others from diverse backgrounds who share your desire for spiritual deepening and wish to develop practices for a better life.

Contact Us! 651.739.7953 email:

Applications due August 21st Program starts September, 2012

Discovery Feng Shui: A Personal Journey If you have been thinking about getting started in the study of Feng Shui and are not sure where to start – here is your chance! The Wind and Water School of Feng Shui is offering this one-day class (with bonus teleseminar) to help you get your own home in Feng Shui order and learn general Feng Shui principles.

Saturday, Aug 25, 9:00 am–3:00 pm, $99 Meta Institute 5121 Winnetka Ave N #200, New Hope, MN Contact Lisa to register at 612.823.5093 | |

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DEPRESSION THERAPY Lucille Crow Founder and Master Teacher of MetAlign™ Therapy 952-470-0244

MetAlign Therapy™ treats the mind-body link. MetAlign Therapy™ treats depressive disorders via energy therapy in 2-3 appointments. It is painless, highly effective, and permanent therapy.

EDUCATION A Community for Integrative Leadership & Spiritual Guidance 651-739-7953

Through this journey we are empowered to live and work more effectively every day. Receive your Certificate in Spiritual Direction (optional) as you learn to guide others on their spiritual journey. Our transformative two-year program meets five weekends annually on the first weekend of alternate months from September through May. Overnight accommodations at WomanWell are available by request. 28

ESSENTIAL OILS Young Living Essential Oils Janet Becker Independent Distributor #284850 612.247.1198

There are many different quality grades of essential oils. Young Living essential oils are of the highest quality, therapeutic grade. They help to balance our immune systems and are effective in combating viruses and bacterial infections. Achieve outstanding results in enhancing your quality of life beyond your expectations, naturally and organically! Call for a private consultation or visit the website.

FENG SHUI Domicile Design Deborah Miller 612-414-7181

Domicile Design, Inc. combines the creativity of Interior Design and disciplines of Feng Shui. With over 30 years of experience, Debbie will create harmonious and invit-

ing spaces for your home or business. She can also assist with Staging, De-cluttering, Energy Clearing and Re-balancing. For assistance in creating environments, that reflect your spirit and enhance your well being, contact her. Allied Member of ASID, Certified Member of FSIM and IFSG.

Feng Shui Amore Cheryl Larson, Elaine Anderson, Hinda Abrahamson and Mary Beth Stevens 952-938-0894 Greater Minneapolis/St. Paul area

Feng Shui Amore is a collaborative of four Feng Shui Consultants dedicated to creating space for Love! We bring over 50 years of collective Feng Shui expertise and passion to your heartfelt intentions. By applying the principles of Feng Shui and the power of love, every area of your life can be enhanced. If you desire to make a love connection or wish to spark an existing relationship, contact Hinda.

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Shamanic Gathering - Sept 1st, 2nd, & 3rd, 2012 Join us for the 6th annual Midwest Shamanic Gathering at the beautiful Beaver Creek Reserve in WI. As always it will be a weekend of profound teachings, ceremonies and fun by national and international wisdom teachers. Start: Noon Saturday End: 5pm Monday Cost: $225 (including meals) Register at Chief Valerio Cohaila - Ed (Eagle Man) McGaa - Dennis King - Dan Hull Mayan Day Keeper, Nan Shuni Giron - Mayan Elder, Tata Pedro Cruz - Larry Kessler Taino Elder, Miguel Sague - Robert Alcorn - Shannon Kring Buset and more!

Heaven on Earth Angel Therapies • Raindrop Therapy

• IET Sessions

• Angel Classes

• Angel Readings

• Practitioner Certifications

• Cellular Release Bonny Kraus 928-300-0359 Top IET Master Instructor Worldwide

Shamanism Training Program Healing the Wounded Spirit, Soul Retrieval, Recovery From Trauma, Space Clearing, Depossession Soul Retrieval Class Isanti, August 6-10, 2012 12 month Shamanism Training Isanti, starts October 6, 2012 Contact Mary Stoffel 763-444-8146


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FENG SHUI Intentional Spaces Hinda Abrahamson 952-938-0894 Greater Minneapolis/St. Paul area

Trained in Western and Compass Schools, Hinda is dedicated to assisting you in creating harmonious and healthy environments for your home, business or garden. As a Fashion Feng Shui consultant, she is able to guide you to a deeper understanding of how to wear clothing to honor your Essence and Intentions. Her passions are creating environments that nourish your spirit and inspiring you to dress your authentic self. To receive her monthly lifestyle newsletter, contact




Mind Body and Spirit

Brigid’s House

Merri Weis and Joan Stokes, Co-Owners 320-203-9630 915 West St. Germain St. Cloud, MN 56303

218-732-5347 500 Park Ave. So. Park Rapids, MN 56470

At Mind Body and Spirit, seekers and shoppers become pleasantly lost or creatively found amidst an eclectic mix of books, gifts, jewelry, and much more. Visit our website to sign up for email updates and learn more about upcoming classes, workshops, and practitioner sessions.

Services: massage, Reiki, cranio sacral therapy, myofascial release, biofeedback, shamanic energywork, tarot card readings, Zone Therapy, past life regression, dream interpretation, numerology, yoga, hypnotherapy, classes/workshops/shamanic apprenticeship. Retail Store: Unique clothing, stones, books, music, drums, essential oils, jewelry, sarongs, gifts. Come to Brigid’s House and find yourself again.

Transform & Live your Yoga! Yoga Teacher Training Begins September 2012

Visit Us! Relax, Breathe & Smile!

Course Catalog & application is Online at: Licensed & Registered Yoga School 200 hr. in September, 500 hr. in January


612.824.4041 | 3033 Excelsior Blvd, Ste 585, Minneapolis, MN 55416

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Infinite Mind Hypnosis Wave Dance Bodywork and Coaching Jaci Loos 651-436-1418 www.wavedancebodywork.

Jaci’s passion is to empower others to experience their life with greater joy and ease. Personal transformation is a process of both growth and healing. Jaci is a transformational channel for conscious energies that want to help you achieve your life goals. She uses a variety of different modalities in assisting her clients. Offering transformational healing, Akashic readings, house clearings, travel tours, and classes.

Judith A. Froemming BA, CTC, HNLP 651-216-0085 Parkway Office Building 4748 Chicago Av. So., Suite 17 Minneapolis, MN 55407

Change Your Mind. Change Your Life. Five Phase Advanced Transformational Hypnotherapy™. Recommendation: “Soul Coach...combining wisdom, humor, and uncanny intuition. The most effective facilitator of Shift I have ever had the pleasure to work with. Her calm and complete acceptance of me/herself is a contagious miracle. Great Results, High Integrity, Creative.” -Glenn B. Powerfully transform limiting beliefs, fears, phobias, anxiety, relationships, health or habits. One hour free consultation.

Restore Your Path Hypnosis and Healing Christa Sack, CH, Reiki Practitioner 612-810-6158 St. Louis Park, MN

As your hypnotherapist I work with you in a client-centered approach to assist you in areas such as weight loss, smoking cessation, relationships, and more. You are completely aware, safe, and secure during each session. Imagine heading down a new path in your life.

INTUITION Questfields Patrice Connelly 651-222-8444 Cell: 651-222-8282

At Quest-Fields, Inc. and QuestFields’ Institute we offer a variety of learning techniques and experiences to discover and work with your intuitive gifts. We empower you on your journey with clear understanding, humor and gentle assistance.


“Assisting People to Achieve Powerful Shifts in Consciousness�

Transformational Healing Akashic Readings House Clearings Travel Tours Classes Wave Dance Bodywork Jaci Loos (651) 436-1418 www.wavedancebodywork.

Ki Stones Jewelry Tumbled Stones Crystals Gift Items

Hinda Abrahamson, Feng Shui Consultant Black Sect and Compass Schools / Fashion Feng Shui Certified 952-938-0894 / Private Consultations / Speaking Engagements / Customized Workshops

Sheryl and Dale Fisher 15440 96th Place N. , Maple Grove, MN Phone: (763) 420-9017 e-mail:

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Seward Co-op Grocery & Deli

Healing Through The Heart

612.338.2465 2823 E Franklin Ave. Minneapolis, MN 55406

Jill Ann Marks, Holistic Psychology 612-740-6777

Our personal care section includes everything from soaps and lotions to bath products, cosmetics, and essential oils. We also have a children’s health section. Our supplement section features homeopathic remedies, flower essences, Chinese patent formulas, herbs, essential fatty acids, probiotics, vitamins, minerals, protein powders and our Seward Co-op-brand supplements. We carry selections for the vegetarian, vegan, and the gluten-free shopper. Our friendly, knowledgeable staff is committed to holistic health and environmental responsibility. We’re available to answer questions, explain ingredients, or direct you to informational resources.

Jill Ann Marks is a Licensed Psychologist and Life Skills Educator who practices psychology with a holistic perspective. She helps people learn effective ways to reduce stress, decrease anxiety and depression, thrive through illness, manage life challenges and improve health and brain functioning. In her practice, Healing Through The Heart, Jill incorporates evidence-based practices with new research and holistic therapies to most effectively support her clients.


Safe Place Safe Passages Providing a safe place to explore life’s challenges Beth Ann Schumacher 651-491-3377

Beth Ann specializes in personal growth and empowerment, partnering and relationship development, inner conflict resolution, parenting, spirituality, life transitions, religious and spiritual reconciliation, sexuality, gender identity concerns and women’s issues. She is experienced in helping clients find the confidence needed for discovering their own inner wisdom. Beth Ann believes that a client’s needs are best attended to by recognizing that the client and therapist are both teacher and student as they develop relational mutuality within a non-judgmental therapeutic process.

Healing Through The Heart Psychology with a Holistic Perspective

Learn personal power tools and holistic skills for self-care, support, and successful living. • reduce stress • increase energy

Jill Ann Marks, M.A. Licensed Psychologist 4317 Upton Ave. So. Suite B, Minneapolis, MN 55410

Phone 612-740-6777

• manage crises & life challenges • decrease anxienty & depression

• improve health, well being & brain function

• Classes and Individual Sessions offered Call for a brochure or visit the web site for more info

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RETREATS Audubon Center of the North Woods 320-245-2648 PO Box 530 Sandstone, MN

Non-profit environmental learning center and conference and retreat center on Grindstone Lake near Sandstone, MN in east-central Minnesota. Diverse 535-acre lakeside sanctuary with 7 miles of trails and meeting spaces, lodging, meal service, and team-building, challenge or naturalist programs for any size group. Offering Women’s Wellness & Adventure Weekend retreats every spring and fall—with a wide range of classes and speakers in the areas of Wellness & Nature, Adventure & Challenge and Creative Expressions.


Clare’s Well 320.274.3512 Annandale, MN

Clare’s Well in Annandale, MN offers space for reflection and rest in hermitages in the country. We offer hospitality for private retreats. Therapeutic massage, Trager, and Integrative Energy Therapy are available. See and click on guest accommodations. Reservations by phone call only: 320-274-3512.

SHAMANISM/ SHAMANIC HEALING Jeanne Marie Troge, MA 218-732-5347

Jeanne Marie Troge, MA, co-owner of Brigid’s House ( in Park Rapids, MN is a Shamanic Practitioner and Usui and Karuna Reiki* Master Teacher. Jeanne offers two year trainings in both core and Celtic shaman-

ism in addition to other classes. She will travel to your area to offer classes and workshops. Jeanne is also an ordained minister of the Circle of the Sacred Earth church, based upon shamanic practices and principles. *Karuna Reiki is trademarked by the International Center for Reiki training.

Mary Stoffel 763-444-8146

The wounded spirit can feel overwhelmed by life in general and problems can seem insurmountable. Mary Stoffel works with both people and their animal companions to help restore spiritual balance and personal power. With training through the International Foundation for Shamanic Studies, she uses telepathy, energy interference patterning, essential oils, and shamanic healing methods to help people and animals deal with holistic health issues. Author of The Practical Power of Shamanism: Heal Your Life, Loves and Losses.

Cur i ousabout Hypnosi s?

Change your mind. Change your life. Call for your free one hour consultation!

Communicate with your subconscious mind to create healing alignment in mind, body and spirit! 651-216-0085

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HOLISTIC DIRECTORY YOGA Devanadi Yoga Tanya Boigenzahn Sowards, Owner/Director 612-926-8250 2822 W. 43rd St. Minneapolis, MN 55410

Devanadi Yoga Studio, located in the Linden Hills area of Minneapolis, offers a variety of public yoga classes for all levels, yoga teacher training, workshops, and wellness therapies including Thai Yoga Bodywork, Reiki, Ayurveda and Integrative Yoga Therapy. Our aim is to serve our local community, as well as operate with ethical, sustainable, and green business practices.

Yoga Prairie Karen Kinnard, E-RYT 952-944-6096 8783 Columbine Rd Eden Prairie, MN 55344

Yoga Prairie is a community yoga studio known for its world-class yoga teachers. We specialize in teaching all levels of student from Beginner to Advanced how to practice yoga with correct alignment and breathing so that you can safely practice for your lifetime. We offer daily classes and specialized workshops (yoga, Reiki, BaGua, Qigong, Thai yoga). We are a nationally registered and state-licensed yoga career school offering RYT200 and RYT500 levels and continuing education for yoga teachers. We also offer trainings & retreats in Costa Rica.

To be included in our next directory: Dee LaFroth 715.259.3047


Essential Wellness Annual Holistic Directory  
Essential Wellness Annual Holistic Directory  

holistic directory of healing and spirituality resources for the Upper Midwest