About Us

Our mission at Vivo Wellness Center is simply to help you achieve and maintain the highest quality of life by providing the most individualized and professional holistic care available.  In order to deliver on our mission, we have acquired the best in holistic health care practitioners in Southeast Michigan:

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denise 2     DENISE STRAUSS – Owner

Denise is a Naturopathic Practitioner, Master Herbalist, National Board Certified Colon Hydro-therapist, Certified Health Care Practitioner, Instructor of Colon Therapy and owner of Vivo Wellness Center. Denise also sits on the Executive Board of the Alliance of Digestive Care Specialists as their President.  She opened the doors as Healing Waters in 2003 and changed the name to Vivo Wellness Center in 2009.  Denise continues to expand her knowledge as a Certified Nutritional Consultant to provide options for individuals seeking assistance outside of traditional health care.

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     jaquita      JAQUITA – Certified Colon Hydro-Therapist

Jaquita graduated from Eastern Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science degree. When Jaquita isn’t working at Vivo Wellness she works as a Registered Occupational Therapist and takes care of her family.

 

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      STACIE  – Certified Colon Hydro-Therapist/Certified Natural Health Care Professional

Stacie graduated from the University of Michigan Dental School with a Bachelor of Science degree. She worked in the dental field for the past 11 years before joining Vivo Wellness.  Stacie believe strongly in early disease prevention and the body’s inherent ability to heal.

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Niki– Receptionist/Administrative Assistant

Niki brings her amazing personality to our front desk.  She continuously strives to make our clients feel welcomed and at home.  She is attentive to their needs and understands the importance of great customer service.

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amanda2AMANDA– Certified  Myomassologist/Massage Therapist       

Amanda is proficient in Swedish and Deep Tissue massage and often uses essential oils to help facilitate an awesome experience for her clients.  Amanda is one of our Team of Medical Massage Therapists and her clients love her calming ways.  She combines  various techniques to help her clients toward a painless lifestyle.  A session with Amanda will vary from a relaxing massage with long, flowing strokes to a firmer massage for specific muscle unwinding. Her goal is to work in a way that brings the client’s attention back into the body for reduced tension, increased connection, and deep healing.

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jackieJACKIE– Certified  Myomassologist/Massage Therapist

Jackie, also one of our Medical Massage Therapists specializes in a style of massage that suits the person who not only needs to rest the nervous system but also needs to have stress worked out of the muscle tissues.  She also incorporates Essential oils in her sessions.  Her intuition and nurturing spirit are her gifts – they guide her in a directions that leads to tranquility and oneness.  She knows how to assess a client’s need and deliver results.  She believes that a skillful therapeutic massage can have long lasting benefits.  Jackie performs all of her sessions with empathy, skill and compassion.

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christinaCHRISTINA– Certified  Myomassologist/Massage Therapist

Christina truly believes that massage is a very important aspect in maintaining overall health as it affords the tissues the much needed opportunity to slow down so that body and mind can reconnect for ongoing repair.  Being a part of our Medical Massage Team she is  highly qualified to help with repetitive stress, injury, and muscle trauma. Christina’s unique blend of knowledge with bodywork and the integrated structure helps each of her clients receive maximum benefits in every experience.

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 MELISSA – Certified  Myomassologist/Massage Therapist

Melissa has several years of industry experience in treating conditions such as the back, neck, shoulder, anxiety, depression, insomnia, cramp, spasm, joint stiffness, headaches, and other muscular ailments. She has always had an interest in the human body, how it works, and how to keep it performing at its peak condition. Since beginning her career as a massage therapist she has treated people with a variety of different health concerns ranging from everyday issues such as tension headaches to more complex conditions and injuries. Melissa is a part of our medical massage team and believes in working with her clients to develop a treatment plan that will help them feel better, reach their goals, and continue to do the things that they enjoy.

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charles     CHARLES  – Certified  Hypotherapist & Spiritual Healing Coach

Charles Horndt is a certified hypnotherapist and spiritual healing coach. He specializes in hypnotherapy for weight loss, smoking cessation, present/past life regression therapy and many other areas. He recently completed his practitioner’s training for The Journey, a system of cutting edge of mind-body-spirit healing techniques created by Brandon Bays and endorsed by Dr. Depak Chopra, Dr. Candace Pert, and Wayne Dyer.  These powerful techniques help to access the innate healing wisdom that exists within each of us and provide a road map to unlock our own unlimited potential.  Among the many life changing spiritual healing processes are the Emotional Journey, Physical Pain Journey, Manifesting Abundance, Healing with Conscious Communication, No Ego, and the Life Purpose Journey. After completing a healing journey, many clients report a great sense of boundless joy, inner peace, and wholeness.

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