Our Team

Blossom Wellness Center is a group of passionate practitioners offering holistic healing techniques. Here, you will find a variety of Ayurvedic and integrative healing techniques to help you heal and thrive.

 

We work together to support you on your healing path.

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Marisa Hall

Ayurvedic Bodywork
Wellness Consultations

Whether receiving or treating others, Ayurvedic Bodywork is Marisa’s true passion. In her own words, “Ayurveda has brought my life so many profound and priceless gifts, and I am humbled beyond measure to share this intelligent body of healing arts with my community.”

Marisa specializes in:

  • Abhyanga & Vishesh massage

  • Swedana steam therapy

  • Shirodhara mind balancing treatment

  • Marma therapy (acupressure)

  • Ayurvedic Health Counseling

 

She offers her healing work with love, attention and grace, and is always learning new healing techniques!


When not working her magic on her clients or laughing in the Blossom hallway, you can find Marisa pouring her love into MJH Ayurvedic Botanicals, falling in love again and again with the Green Mountains, and doing her best to accept her perfect imperfection and encouraging others to do the same.

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Rebecca Szeg

Integrative Massage Therapy

As a registered Massage Therapist, Rebecca greatly enjoys connecting with people and supporting clients on their healing journey.

Rebecca's treatment modalities include:

  • Deep Tissue

  • Swedish Massage

  • Hot Stone Therapy

  • Aromatherapy

  • Reiki Energy Healing

 

Rebecca believes in  the power of intention and focuses on being grounded and present with her clients. She also spent 8 years working in social services with developmentally disabled adults and delights in supporting people as they move along their own path.

She holds a Massage Therapy Certificate from the Great Bay Community College and is licensed in the state of New Hamphire.

Rebecca is settling back to living in Vermont after almost a decade away from the Green Mountain State.  She loves to spend time in nature with family, friends, and her beloved pup Bentley. 

 

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Kara Peterson

Integrative Massage Therapy

 

Kara's passion for massage therapy is rooted in a collaborative approach. In connecting with her clients, she is able to provide relaxation and healing for the mind and body. Her holistic approach stems from her studies with Bob Onne at the Universal Institute of Healing Arts in Middlesex, VT.

Kara offers:

  • Deep Tissue & Swedish Massage

  • Acupressure & Assisted Stretching

  • Hot Stone & Thermotherapy

  • Prenatal Massage

  • Energy Work

Since graduating in 2018, she has spent time building and expanding her skills in deep tissue, medical and injury treatment focused massage as well as creating signature style massages to best fit each individuals desired experience.  Kara currently works full time as a social worker and part time as a Certified Massage Therapist.

 

In her free time, Kara enjoys hiking, spending time with friends, family and her two kitties, swimming, working out, dancing and seeing live music.

 

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Elsa Crocket

Integrative Massage Therapy

 

Elsa is a certified massage therapist and myofascial practitioner who loves to encourage people to connect with their bodies. Elsa believes massage therapy
goes beyond relieving physical manifestations of pain and her work focuses on releasing and observing emotional holding patterns within the deep structures of the body. Energy work and massage techniques are intentionally blended together to support each client individually.


Elsa integrates the following techniques into her sessions:


● Myofascial Release
● Swedish & Deep Tissue Massage
● Thai & Shiatsu
● Reiki Energy Work


Elsa attended the Wellness Massage Institute in St. Albans and practices myofascial release under the lineage of Howard Rontal. She is grateful for the
continued guidance and support of her teacher Dawn Mulheron. Elsa also holds a Master of Letters in Linguistics from the University of Stirling in Scotland.

 

Outside the office Elsa can be found exploring in the woods, playing with one of her many four legged friends, or skiing as fast as she can.

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Joanie Bégin-Morin

Spiritual Coaching
Ayurvedic & Integrative Bodywork
Meditation & Yoga Instruction

Joanie's approach reflects her way of life: intuitive, grounded, positive and heart-centered. Rooted in the wisdom of Ayurveda and Yoga, her offerings also integrate western understandings of musculoskeletal work to help you thrive and feel whole. She brings joy and deep listening to her work, creating a safe and nurturing environment where all are welcome. Joanie utilizes her diverse background and intuitive guidance to serve each person individually.

Her intuitive bodywork sessions include:

  • Ayurvedic techniques

  • Energy work

  • Swedish/Therapeutic

  • Myofascial Release

 

Her spiritual coaching  and classes work explore

the themes of developing consciousness, building intuition & self-awareness, living with the seasons and finding integrity in every moment.
 
Joanie is certified as an Ayurvedic health counselor, massage therapist and yoga instructor, and trained in spiritual mentoring & health coaching. She studied with many talented teachers including
Dr. Paul Dugliss, MD, Dr. Vasant Lad and Dawn Mulheron.
 
Joanie also loves to dance, connect with fellow humans, cook and play barefoot in the woods (or on a snowboard!)

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Jess Polus

Heart-Based Meditation instruction
Spiritual Coaching

 

Jess is passionate about providing gentle, open-hearted counseling to help people access spirituality and develop greater awareness. Jess began her quest towards service by working in the mental health field where she developed and practiced a host of treatment techniques. Through her own healing journey, she began exploring Ayurveda, spirituality and Consciousness as a way to more wholly understand the symptoms of mental illness and the path to healing.  

 

Jess studied under Dr. Paul Dugliss, MD, at the New World Ayurveda School to become a certified Heart-Based Meditation Instructor and Spiritual Mentor. She offers meditation instruction and spiritual coaching to help others release old patterns and programming stored in the body and to discover inner peace, purpose, and fulfillment. Jess brings compassionate understanding to her work and a profound reverence for the Divine. She desires that everyone discover and experience the truth of their innate Being, and the fabric of the Universe: Love.  

 

Jess also loves listening to music, singing, and playing guitar, and she enjoys exploring the natural world through hiking, gardening, and traveling adventures home and abroad.