Rebekah Knause, L.Ac., LMT, RYT
Rebekah Knause, L.Ac., LMT, RYT is the owner of Balanced You Clinic. Rebekah was born and raised in West TN and has been in Knoxville since 2001.
She is a licensed Acupuncturist with the state of TN and holds diplomate status with the NCCAOM. Rebekah graduated from the Jung Tao School of Chinese Medicine in Sugar Grove, NC in July of 2018. Rebekah has been a practicing massage therapist for the past 16 years as well as during her years studying at Jung Tao.
Rebekah’s goal, along with her staff of therapists, is to provide a holistic way to teach and facilitate balance within themselves and continue to promote that balance to the community of Knoxville.
Tess Bradley, L.Ac.
Tess Bradley, L.Ac., is a licensed acupuncturist in Tennessee and a Nationally Board Certified Acupuncturist holding a Diplomat status with the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.
Tess uses a combination of classical style acupuncture, cupping, dietary and lifestyle counseling, and herbal formulas to tap into the body’s innate wisdom and treat symptoms from their root causes. Tess treats a diverse spectrum of conditions but enjoys focusing on women’s, digestive, and emotional health issues.
Cara Bradshaw, LMT, RYT
Cara Bradshaw, LMT, RYT graduated from Winthrop University with a Bachelor’s in Dance, studied massage at Arbor College, and received her Yoga Teacher training at The Glowing Body. She has a professional background in dance and fitness; including aerobics, pilates, barre, and yoga.
With personal experience in what a sore, overworked body feels like, she knows first hand what her clients need to recover from exertion. Massage has long been a method in helping her to heal from, cope with, and prevent injuries as well as a means for easing anxiety and stress. She seeks to bring a depth of relief and relaxation to both athletes and those with chronic conditions.
Lydia Moneyhun, LMT
Lydia Moneyhun, LMT, graduated from Tennessee School of Therapeutic Massage. She has extended her education by attending classes in Gua Sha (Scraping Therapy) and Cupping, Thai Massage, as well as yoga teacher training. She is consistently learning and training with more experienced therapists, focusing on several different techniques and modalities. Lydia’s main goal is to educate each individual client in different skills to maintain the success found in massage, on their own.
Christina Gerdes, E-RYT 200, E-RYT-500, YACEP
Christina Gerdes, E-RYT 200, E-RYT-500, YACEP was introduced to yoga in the early 90’s as a teenager and continued to do yoga throughout college and beyond until in 2003 she began Five Elements School of Yoga’s yoga teacher training to further her own practice.
Christina specializes in teaching private yoga lessons tailored to each individual student. She uses postures, breath adaptation and breath practices, bandhas, yoga philosophy, mantra and meditation to create a class just for you. Each private lesson includes a stick figure drawing of Your Own Personal Home Practice, which can be adjusted and adapted as You Adjust and Adapt through Day to Day Life.
Amberly Kelley-Dotson, MS, RYT 2OO
After struggling to reconnect with her body and battling extreme anxiety in her young adulthood, Amberly eventually discovered the incredible combination of yoga and coaching. Through coaching, she was able to reframe her thought patterns and through private therapeutic yoga sessions, she was able to address maladaptive movement patterns and release trauma that was stuck in her body.
The immense healing she experienced inspired her to pursue training in these areas. She has been teaching yoga since 2016 and has continued her study and education by attending multiple therapeutic and trauma-informed trainings.
Beth Simpson, MA, GCFP, WBSP
Beth understands how chronic illness and pain traumatizes the body. As a young adult, she experienced the overwhelming effects of Epstein Barr and encephalitis. Her care providers told her “ to just live with it.” She refused to accept this and began healing her body with powerful energy and balancing techniques. Now she helps people, who have been told they have to live with pain, find greater health, vitality, and freedom of movement. Schedule a free consultation with Beth to find out how you can live pain-free too! https://calendly.com/beth-bewell/20-min
Jennifer Masters, MS, RDN, LDN, IFNCP
Jennifer Masters, MS, RDN, LDN, IFNCP is a nutrition and gut-health expert. She has over 30 years of experience in pediatrics and gastrointestinal health care and is an Integrative and Functional Nutrition Certified Practitioner. The IFN model offers a holistic approach that is comprehensive and highly personalized in order to determine the root cause(s) of a client’s health issues.
When necessary, she offers a myriad of functional labs to provide guidance in directing medical nutrition therapy. Examples include food sensitivity testing, stool testing, micronutrients testing, organic acids testing, and screening for environmental toxins.
Gwen Cupples, MHt, SE
Gwen Cupples, MHt, SE, is a Master Hypnotherapist, Life Purpose Coach, Intuitive Counselor, acclaimed spiritual teacher, trans-channel intuitive guide, masterful catalyst and energy mover whose special gift is to activate the highest vibration and free the authentic Spirit in everyone she meets. She releases people from the restriction and fear of the ego and guides them through the portals to joy, wholeness, and personal empowerment in every area of their life. She has served as a personal Intuitive adviser to CEO’s, musicians, song writers, spiritual leaders, doctors and shaman.