Practitioners

Practitioners at INTEGRATE

Ann Casey, owner of INTEGRATE, began her career in alternative therapy in 1994. She is a Nationally Certified Massage Therapist, Rehabilitation Movement Therapist, Certified Nutritionist, Structural Integration Rolf practitioner, CrossFit Level 1 Trainer and a Monkey Bar Gym Certified Natural Trainer. Today Ann’s private practice specializes in relief from chronic pain complaints such as Headaches, TMJ, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, Sciatica, low back pain, Tendonitis and Plantar Fascitis.  A large part of her practice is focused on advanced, post 10 series, Structural Integration work which incorporates Movement Therapy, Structural Integration, Massage and skeletal joint work.  She honors the individual goals of her clients and makes it her first priority to custom tailor the session to their specific needs.  Her vision for opening a wellness center/functional training gym began many years ago.  She is a great resource for discussing your health care and what modalities can best serve your health care needs.

Rolfing Structural Integration

Ann Casey is a Structural Integration Rolf practitioner.  Today Ann’s private practice specializes in advanced, post Rolfing 10 series, Structural Integration work which incorporates movement therapy, Structural Integration, massage and skeletal joint work.  She honors the individual goals of her clients and makes it her first priority to custom tailor the session to their specific needs.

GeneGene Tkatschenko has been a Rolf Practitioner since May of 2003, graduating from the Guild of Structural Integration in Boulder, Colorado.  He had been in private practice in Boulder for many years before relocating to Salida.  Gene has helped many clients to experience the genius of Ida P. Rolf’s Structural Integration work with the release of holdings and traumas, as well as easing and freeing up of body postures, both static and dynamic.  Gene considers it  a privilege to help his clients re-balance and experience pain relief. He helps them to relearn and appreciate the body’s innate intelligence and wisdom in movement.

Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine

Tara D. Malhotra, L.Ac, earned her Master’s of Science in Oriental Medicine degree in 2002 from the East West College of Natural Medicine in Sarasota, FL, attended the Texas Health and Science University in Austin TX, and is a Candidate for her Doctorate/Post-Doctorate Degree in Oriental Medicine, Research from AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine in the 2017 cohort.  These intensive clinical programs consist of 4,350 hours education and 1,050 hours of clinical practice. She was certified as a Diplomate in Acupuncture by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) in November, 2002, including certifications in Clean Needle Technique and Chinese Herbology.

 Tara D. Malhotra’s has completed 1,500 hours of clinical externships in Chinese Scalp Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine, Japanese Acupuncture, Clinical Nutrition, and Advanced Acupuncture Techniques at the Pine Mountain Acupuncture Clinic, Austin, TX; Neuro-Acupuncture Institute, Albuquerque, NM; The Acupuncture and Wellness Clinic of Ruskin, Ruskin, FL, and under Japanese Acupuncture Master in Sarasota, FL.

Tara D. Malhotra practiced was a volunteer Acupuncture Physician (her Florida-licensed designation) through the non-profit organization VEEP Nepal from 2004-2006.

Tara also earned her teaching certificates in Indian classical music as a vocal major with a background in percussion and music composition and lyrical writing, attending Oberlin Conservatory of Music in Ohio, and graduated from Bharataarpana Institute of Fine Arts in Chennai, India under respected gurus Sudha Mani and Suma Mani.

Tara is working towards earning her Ijaza, a certificate in reading, reciting, and memorizing the Quran in ancient Arabic.

Tara D. Malhotra has acquired extensive continuing education continuously for 15 years in the areas of sports medicine, fertility, urology, laboratory testing, endocrinology, neurology, diabetes, immune disorders, and infectious diseases.

Life Design Coaching

Jennifer Tucker Visitacion, MBA, is owner of Moonstone Ventures, LLC , providing Life Design, Leadership and Business Strategy Coaching.  Jen is a Certified Martha Beck Life Coach and a Certified Equus Coach through the Koelle Institute.  Jen is passionate about cultivating creative, mindful and resilient leaders in life, work, and community.  Jen works with  individuals, couples, parents, teams, and organizations/ businesses.

Massage Therapy & Spa Treatments

Ashley Kernstine   Hi my name is Ash! I have been a licensed Massage Therapist + Energy Practitioner the last 8 years, both in Colorado & North Carolina.  Massage is an experience. Massage can be primarily about stress reduction and deep relaxation or for pain relief from chronic and acute ailments.  I also offer customized and restorative sessions on both a physical and spiritual level infused with a deep sense of intuition and focus.  I use my skills as an energy practitioner, to cleanse and clear the chakras while relieving stress in the body.

 

Toni Wieland is a Licensed Massage Therapist relocating to the Salida area from Denver.  She specializes in Swedish relaxation massage and stress relief.  She offers neuromuscular trigger point relief to allow for the lasting relief of sore shoulders, neck and back.  Toni also offers the ancient Chinese art of cupping, an excellent method for quickly and powerfully relaxing tight shoulders and reducing joint swellings all over the body.  Toni enjoys helping people to take a little time out of their busy day for themselves.