Marilene helps her clients reach their health goals through therapeutic massage, herbalism and health coaching.
Marilene’s philosophy on planetary herbalism stems from her diverse cultural heritage. Having grown up with the natural medicine influences of Japan while living in the Pacific Northwest, Marilene developed a deep respect for both Traditional Chinese Medicine (known as in Kampo in Japan) and Western Herbalism.
Marilene comes from a long line of herbalists in her mother’s family. Rooted in the practices of pre-war, rural Japan. Her people relied on herbal knowledge for their health care.
Marilene has been studying herbal medicine for decades and has earned her Professional Herbalist Certification from the International Integrative Educational Institute, owned and operated by Karta Purkh Singh Khalsa. KP Khalsa is the President of the American Herbalist Guild. It is her time studying with KP Khalsa that opened the world of Ayurvedic medicine to Marilene.
Marilene has gone on to study with great instructors such as Dr. Vasant Lad and Gwen Nagano and will continue her studies as a lifelong journey.
Marilene also studied Clinical Massage Therapy at the Northwest Healing Arts Academy and as an esthetician with the Paul Mitchell Academy. She has a deep understanding of our body systems and the connection between them for overall health.
She consults with other healthcare providers to provide complimentary recommendations for their patients protocol.
What to Expect
Feel stronger, healthier and vibrant!
What would it be like to set health goals and have someone sit down with you and write a health plan specialized just for you? When doing a consultation with Marilene, you will receive herbal advice as well as nutritional, exercise and lifestyle recommendations to support you in your goals.
You will receive:
One-on-one time with Marilene discussing your goals
A written plan specialized to helping reach your goals
Recipes specific to your needs
Resources that support your journey
Initial intake $125 (averages one hour)
This is a personal review of where you are and your goals. Please be sure to fill out the intake form in advance.