Holistic Wellness Services
~ Massage, Nutrition, Reiki & Yoga ~
Now offering a range of holistic wellness services, including yoga, reiki, nutrition and massage. These services are the perfect complement to psychotherapy, and are also effective as standalone supports. While therapy is often focused on what is happening in your brain, these services will incorporate your entire body, which ultimately leads to deeper, fuller healing.
Meet the Wellness Team
Rita de Freitas, RD, LDN, CLT
Registered Dietitian and Certified LEAP Therapist
Certificate of Training in Integrative and Functional Medical Nutrition Therapy (IFMNT)
Rita de Freitas promotes the ways in which physical activity and proper nutrition can create an optimal state of well-being. She teaches nutrition and educates people on how to lead healthy lifestyles by teaching nutrition-not dieting-for long-term weight management and disease prevention. As registered dietitian and certified LEAP therapist, she emphasizes the importance of how eating well, exercising and managing stress can influence the state of their physical, mental and emotional health.
Rita has a B.S in dietetics from Virginia Tech. She strongly believes in the promotion and integration of health, fitness and a balanced lifestyle. She considers herself extremely fortunate to have chosen a field of study about which she is passionate, and a career in which she can translate her passion into improving the lives of others.
Her primary focuses are:
General Nutrition and Wellness
Heart Health (High Cholesterol, Lipids, Blood pressure)
Specific diet needs (Celiac Disease-Gluten Free diet, Vegetarian/Vegan, PCOS, IBS, etc)
LouAnn Swogger E-RYT® 200
Yoga & Meditation Teacher
LouAnn Swogger is a Yoga Alliance certified Yoga & Meditation teacher. She also is a Reiki II Practitioner with the Usui System of Natural Healing and received her Therapeutic Massage Practitioner certificate from PTI in 2010. She has studied under Dr. Lorin Roche, Camille Maurine, Judith Lasater, Biff Mitheofer, Prema Mayi, Donna Eden and many more knowledgeable teachers.
LouAnn believes ancient healing modalities, along with psychotherapy practices, are a powerful combination for change and transformation. She continues to take classes and workshops on mindfulness subjects and believes there is always something to learn. LouAnn believes Yoga and Meditation are completely customizable and accessible to everyone. She loves creating unique practices based on clients' needs.
Christina Obendorfer, LMT
Licensed Massage Therapist
Christina has been a Licensed Massage Therapist for over 5 years graduating from the Pittsburgh School of Massage Therapy in 2016. She is certified in many modalities such as Swedish, deep tissue, neuromuscular, reflexology, Thai massage, and reiki level 1&2, but specializes in deep tissue therapeutic massage. She likes to incorporate hot stones, cupping, and aromatherapy to her practice.
Christina believes that massage is integral to a healthy lifestyle and can greatly improve the quality of life. She is very passionate and dedicated to helping people from various physical issues causing them pain, stress, and/or limited mobility. Christina believes that through touch, we can heal the body and calm the mind.
***Sliding scale options for those in need of financial assistance. Please request when registering ***
~ Create your own customized massage from all 4 options ~