Chris Larrabee, Yoga Instructor Native to Boulder, Colorado; and Islander since 2014, Chris has been a dedicated student of yoga since 2002 after having had her first child and needing an outlet to process motherhood. To Chris, Yoga is about standing in our Truth…"Playing" through challenges… and finding stillness in our busy lives. Finding, feeling and sharing peace. Having practiced throughout the cardinal corners of the country, California to Virginia, Michigan to Coastal Texas, Chris brings love and light to the many expressions of yoga, with a heightened concentration on alignment, breath-work and the gentle transitions between where we begin and what follows…Chris is a Nationally Certified Yoga Instructor, registered with The Yoga Alliance and insured. Chris has 12 years of medical career experience and a military background as a Behavioral Health Specialist. Additionally, Chris holds a B.A. in Psychology and Fine Arts. Chris lives on the West End of Galveston with her Husband, Son and furry friends Buddy, Sage and Flo.
Sky Taylor, Yoga Instructor and Reiki Master Teacher has been practicing Soaring-Chi yoga since 2012 at the Srotananda Institute in Chico, California under Yogi Srotananda. This style of Yoga is designed to help with stress relief and P.T.S.D. and is for anyone no matter what level of yoga experience you may have. Sky has also been practicing Reiki since 2004 under instructor and spiritual life coach Jaena Moynihan in Phoenix, AZ. Reiki works on the release of harmful energy, promotes healing, and aligns and balances the chakras in a safe space.
Analise Casals, L.M.T. studied massage therapy at Texas School of Massage in Katy she has been licensed in the state of Texas since 2007. She began her career as a chiropractic assistant learning advanced stretching techniques and trigger point therapy. Analise also received training in prenatal massage and hot stone therapy. She is also experienced in body enhancements such as body scrubs, wraps, aroma therapy, and so much more. Analise not only enjoys massage, she loves helping people feel better. It is her desire to continue that here at Total Balance Health & Wellness. With the stress of life, a little TLC is all you need.
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Total Balance Health and Wellness is dedicated to improving and balancing the physical, mental, and emotional health and well-being of each and everyone of our clients.
Shara Kendrick, Yoga Instructor has a passion for yoga that began with a self-guided practice and an intuitive understanding of movement, initially exploring formal flow through foundational sun-salutations. The immediate benefits of yoga combined with her curious mind led her to further study and formal credentialing. Shara received her 200HR National Yoga Alliance Teaching Certification from Doug Swenson (South Lake Tahoe, California), a great Yogi himself passing on the lineage of Dr. Ernest Wood, K. Pattabhi Jois, Patañjali, B.K.S. Iyengar, and many other great teachers. Shara teaches a foundational yoga practice cultivating holistic awareness and a myriad of other health-promoting benefits. In addition to teaching a mat oriented studio practice, Shara teaches to go beyond the studio by interweaving the yoga discipline, philosophy and practice into our daily lives through self-love, nutrition and compassion to all. Shara welcomes and encourages all levels of skill and abilities into her classes. Shara lives, works and breathes the island lifestyle. Catch her in the studio, catching waves, on her bike and downtown Galveston.
Total Balance Health & Wellness is a full service Salon & Day Spa offering a complete array of professional hair services, skin care, massage services, and yoga instruction at the most affordable prices in Galveston, Texas. Every member of our professional team are licensed in the state of Texas and insured. Total Balance Health & Wellness is dedicated to providing the best possible therapeutic massage and body work treatments available to the public. We offer Reiki, Swedish Relaxation Massage, Warm Stones Massage, Sports Massage, Pregnancy and Infant Massage as well as Post Delivery Massage, and Elderly Care Comfort Touch Massage, We also offer Corporate and Special Occasion Chair Massage and House Calls. Each session is customized to the individual according to their specific needs by utilizing various massage techniques and modalities. It is our goal to improve and balance the physical, mental, and emotional health and well-being of our clients. To achieve this we make it our priority to stay up to date with the latest research and education available. The expertise, professionalism, and personal touch that you experience will balance and soothe your mind, body, and spirit leaving you feeling relaxed, refreshed, and revitalized.
Tonie Wingate, L.M.T. and owner of Total Balance Health & Wellness studied Massage Therapy at Texas School of Massage under the direction of Dr. James Wray. In addition to basic Massage Therapy she is also certified in Prenatal Massage, Infant Massage, Elderly Massage, Warm Stone Massage, Sports Massage, and Reflexology. Tonie also holds a level 2 Reiki practitioner certification in Usui Shiki Ryoho from Reiki Master Jo Long.
Lee Langston, L.M.T. studied massage therapy at Texas School of Massage in Clear Lake under the direction of Dr. James Wray. After a career in the hospitality industry Lee started massage school so he could finally do what he’s passionate about. While he specializes in full-body massage, he is also available for Aromatherapy, Prossage with Bio Freeze, Hydrotherapy, Chair Massage and Foot Scrubs. Lee looks forward to meeting all the wonderful clients and working with them to achieve a healthy and balanced life. Book your appointment today and let Lee help take your stress away.
6511 Stewart Rd, 1A
Galveston, Texas 77551
Gina Milina Kay, Licensed Cosmetologist was born and raised in Galveston and graduated from Ball High School in 1987. Gina attended Galveston College and graduated from Remington College in 2008 with a Cosmetology License. Since graduating she has worked in the beauty industry for the last 9 years. She has extensive product knowledge and uses the products that best suit each of her clients individual needs. Finding the right product can sometimes be a challenge but Gina has a natural talent to zero in on a wide variety of different hair problems and quickly identifies the right product to correct the issue. She is also very experienced with color and highlights, hair cuts, and styles. Gina is always eager to get more education and learn new techniques because in this business, you never stop learning. She loves fashion and keeping up with the latest trends. Gina's favorite part about her job is when she gets to see the look of satisfaction and the big smiles on her clients faces.
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