Kula is proud to partner with many of our area's most talented healing arts practitioners. Each practitioner brings a powerful combination of knowledge, experience, and a heart centered approach to their work. We are grateful they have chosen to affiliate themselves with our community and invite you to experience their services firsthand. (License MM30542) ~Namaste~

Dr. Craig Pollack

Dr. Craig Pollack is a licensed Acupuncturist who has been in practice for 9 years. His goal is to help everyone lead a more pain free and balanced life. Pain management for both chronic and acute issues are Dr. Pollack’s specialty, but he also uses Acupuncture techniques for Fertility, Gastrointestinal health and many other imbalances that we have in our bodies. The main focus of treatment is to have everyone feeling better so they can live life to the fullest while avoiding future issues. Sessions include acupuncture needling, cupping, electro-stimulation and a multitude of other techniques. Dr. Pollack studied, trained and practiced in the San Francisco Bay area beginning in 2008, where he was able to hone in on specialized skills while also experiencing the multitude of modalities that the clinics in the Bay had to offer. He recently moved to Florida to be closer to family and enjoy the outdoor lifestyle that the the area has to offer. Craig, his wife Pamela, son Cooper and daughter Dalia can be found at the beach or kayaking around in the rivers in their free time. Education: Bachelor of Arts: University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Masters in Science: Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences, Oakland, Ca Associations and Credentials, Licensed by Florida Board of Acupuncture, AP3735, Licensed by California Acupuncture Board, LAc. 14210, Certified by National Certification Commission for Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine, ID# 112179 Member of the Florida State Oriental Medical Association. Most insurances accepted. Phone: 561-708-1228 (License AP 3735)

Susan Wardle-Mitchell

With over 15 years experience as a licenses massage therapist in the Jupiter area, Susan is committed to providing health and healing to her clients. Working intuitively, Susan combines therapeutic techniques, treating clients for their individual needs, including Swedish massage, neuromuscular, table stretching,and more, to ease pain and promote relaxation and healing. Susan's interest in the mind, body, spirit connection, lead her to Svaroopa® yoga some years ago, and through this practice found profound changes and healing, feeling calmer, stronger and more peaceful. Inspired by these results, Susan feels honored to share this style of yoga and Svaroopa® yoga Embodyment® therapy to others. Susan continues her training in advanced yoga teacher training and yoga therapy with Svaroopa® Vidya Ashram in PA, committed to growing in consciousness and helping others on their path to expand, grow and heal. Phone: 561-339-7189 (License MA 32466)

Sylvia Bischoff

Sylvia is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor ( Lic. MH 14017)and holds a Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling. Having worked both in medical settings and within her own pain management practice she has been a Licensed Massage Therapist since 1993. Naturally curious and having a passion for learning,she brings a holistic perspective to the wellness arena and the mind-body-spirit connection. Sylvia believes that finding a therapist with whom you “connect”is important. This means working with someone you feel safe with, who respects you and cares for you. We all have challenges in our lives - they just show up as something different for everyone. Where does hope come from, not only in extra-difficult times, but in the course of our everyday lives? How do we resurrect ourselves after being knocked down, reinvent ourselves after major changes? Sylvia believes that human beings are resilient and that having caring and supportive relationships that offer encouragement and reassurance can help a person adapt well in the face of adversity, trauma, or stress. She can help you to connect, to re-imagine your life and to remain inventive and curious. Sylvia works with adolescents and individuals and has experience with trauma/grief, substance abuse and eating disorders. Within her various approaches, Sylvia uses EMDR,a specific type of treatment for trauma and complicated grief (see EMDR.org for review), Dialectical Behavior Therapy ( DBT) a skill-building therapeutic approach which uses Mindfulness as a core foundation for all other skills taught.Anyone who struggles with mood swings, impulsive behaviors, increased distress, or lacks coping skills will probably find DBT helpful. She is also certified in Heart-Centered Clinical Hypnotherapy, a powerful psychotherapeutic technique addressing core issues and behavioral patterns, which were formed in childhood and which impact negatively one’s current life. She has recently completed certification in Neurofeedback training and she continues to pursue education in her Tai Chi/Qi Gong practice. Phone: 561-371-8240. (Lic. MH 14017) Watch a video interview with Sylvia!

Lisa Albamonte Thomas, B.A.

Lisa enjoys a holistic and integrated approach to life and wellness. As a local teacher and long time area resident, she recognizes the importance of community and is honored to join the Kula family. Lisa's spiritual curiosity and search for universal truths led her to the Barbara Brennan School of Healing. She is a 2013 graduate or this prestigious, four year healing school. Lisa is excited to embrace her healership and bring this transformational energy healing work to Jupiter. Phone: 561-281-9425. Watch a video interview with Lisa!

Dr. Paul O'Leary

Dr. Paul O’Leary is a chiropractor who has been practicing in Jupiter/Palm Beach Gardens since 2010. He was born in New York and was raised in Palm Beach Gardens attending Rosarian Academy and Cardinal Newman High School. Dr. O’Leary holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Florida State University in Exercise Physiology and a Doctorate degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic. He enjoys his work most when he is treating patients who are focused on achieving a lifelong goal of creating and maintaining a healthy lifestyle by combining the very best hands-on-technique, state-of-the-art physiotherapy procedures, and providing the newest and best natural vitamins and mineral supplements on the market today. When he is not in the office, he enjoys surfing, playing baseball, playing the drums or piano, and getting involved in local charity events. Phone: 561-758-4811 (License: CH 10128). Watch a video interview with Paul!

Tiffany Long

Tiffany is a graduate of The Lexington Healing Arts Academy in Lexington, Kentucky and has been practicing as a Licensed Massage Therapist in the Jupiter area since 2014. She discovered her affinity for the healing arts and holistic therapies through her journey to well-being following a near-fatal motorcycle accident. Since then, Tiffany has devoted herself to helping others relieve pain and restore health though massage therapy. She utilizes a unique style of Therapeutic and Deep Tissue Massage; incorporating techniques from Myofascial Release, Neuromuscular Release, Trigger-Point, and CranioSacral Therapies. By intuitively reading the body, she provides detailed attention to the specific needs of each individual. Tiffany is grateful to have the opportunity to share her abilities with those seeking the healing effects of therapeutic bodywork. Phone: (859)351-6191. (License MA 76332)

Kristine Reed

Kristine Reed graduated from Alpha Institute in 1998 and has been practicing massage therapy for over 18 years. She is certified in Stone therapy and Cupping. Is a Reiki practitioner, and she specializes in Myofascial release, trigger point and Deep tissue. Kris pursued the healing arts to help others, and she utilizes the therapeutic aspect of massage to speed the healing and assist with pain management. Each massage she gives is customized for each individual client, focusing on the areas with the most need, and as the client request. Phone: 561-348-0245 (License MA 34421)

Jillian Arena

Jillian Arena is a Certified Empowerment Coach through Brilliance Coaching Academy in Los Angeles, CA, as well as a graduate of Kula Yoga Shala’s 200-hour RYT course. She combines her background in both to approach each client from an all-encompassing mind/body/spirit perspective. She is a mover, a shaker, and an enthusiastic catalyst for anybody who is ready to make some serious changes in their lives. Her fiery personality will keep you motivated, while her true desire to help you meet your goals will create a nurturing and safe environment to explore, extricate, and move through any limiting beliefs and patterns that may be holding you back. She works with people from all walks of life in the areas of spirituality, self-esteem, career, finding balance, and reigniting passion and zest for life, to name a few. Jillian’s deepest desire is for each of her client’s to leave their sessions feeling brighter, stronger, and full of the possibility that life holds. Phone: 561-951-7045

Vanessa Diaz

Vanessa Diaz may best be described as a modern day alchemist. In its traditional sense, alchemy applies philosophy and science to purify, mature and perfect the body. Vanessa approaches wellness by assisting her clients in harnessing the power within them to transmute negative energy and promote self-healing, awareness and balance conducive to their authentic purpose. Her interests in bodywork began early as a teen becoming an aerobics instructor, then personal trainer and energy worker. This naturally progressed into becoming a licensed massage therapist. Through self-study, she developed her own sense of awareness, and applied these principles to overcome physical trauma from surgery and delve into her own psyche and unravel barriers preventing personal fulfillment. Meditation, sound therapy, breath work and martial arts practiceshave grounded her connection to earth and the elements, and are essential to her holistic approach to self care. Phone: 561-510-1080 (License MA 81093)

Heike Amelung

Heike has been a licensed psychotherapist in Florida since 1997. She is also a Professional Member of the National Ayurvedic Medical Association. In 2016, she completed the teacher training at Kula Yoga Shala as an extension of her studies of the yogic traditions. Her very holistic approach to psychotherapy is not grounded in the western medical model, but rather in the Vedic traditions. In collaboration with her clients, Heike focuses on supporting a path towards physical health, a peaceful mind and ultimately, the aim of all yogas, towards the unfolding of our true Self. The tradition of Ayurveda provides the great wisdom of daily practices (dinacharya), use of herbs, food as medicine etc. Yoga provides us with not just asana, but pranayama, mantra and meditation. Above all, Heike draws from her very extensive work experience and eclectic use of techniques as a psychotherapist in her journey with her clients. Please call for appointments. Phone: 561-252-2217. (Licenses MH 4451 and MT 1635).

Amy Elise

Amy is a certified holistic health coach, wellness educator and regenerative detoxification specialist with over 15 years experience. Her European training is quite unique and she has studied with extraordinarily gifted teachers and healers on both sides of the Atlantic. Amy’s approach to any problem has always been to get to the root cause and fix it. In realizing the root cause of dis-ease she is committed to helping others on their journey to true health. In addition to her expertise in diet and lifestyle, Amy works with various wellness tools, which stimulate your body’s ability to heal itselfincluding herbs, essential oils, pulsating magnetic frequency, sound and light therapy. A committed environmentalist with a Masters Degree in International Environmental Policy, Amy is passionate about raising awareness of the interconnectedness of all life. She has a deep love for animals, nature and all things natural. Amy started a vegetarian diet when she was 16. She has been vegan for 11 years and on a completely raw vegandiet since May 2011. Amy is alsoa yoga and meditation teacher. These practices have transformed her from the inside out - deepening awareness through sensitivity and sensitivity through awareness. Phone: 561-616-9603.

John Pellicci

As a professional spiritual teacher, speaker and guide, John embodies a unique gift that impacts and heals on the deepest spiritual level. Trained and educated in Philosophy, Old Testament literature, Biblical languages, Yoga and Zen Buddhism, John inspires and guides his audiencesand clients towards a new way of thinking and being. John holds a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy, and a Master’s degree in Theology. Together with an Ashtanga Yoga Certification, Landmark Education Facilitator Certification, Meditation Teacher and Teacher of A Course in Miracles, John not only delves into his own personal healing daily but also shares his journey with audiences around the country. People searching for greater self-understanding and peace of mind seek his gentle yet powerful spirit, to connect to their given destiny for happiness and lasting change. His ultimate message to all of us is that it is our divine right to be happy. With the inception of Big Mind Training, the essence of John’s teaching is being offered in a variety of on-line courses. His wisdom is shared through healing and meditation practices directing people toward self-transformationon a guided path to inner divinity.

Hilda Porro

Over twenty years ago, Hilda was practicing law – which she still does – and became involved with a group of holistic lawyers, which opened her eyes to the power of bringing consciousness to all of life’s activities. Hilda was soon after certified as a life coach and, through a series of synchronicities, introduced to shamanic healing work and went through training as a shaman and is now a full mesa carrier, following a Peruvian lineage. She is a graduate of Kula Yoga Shala’s 200 hour certification as a yoga teacher. Along the way, she has delved into the Kabbalah and other mystical teachings – all different ‘languages’ toward the One Essential Truth. She is passionate about supporting others in finding their own way, creating a safe, sacred space for exploration, with an awareness of the need to integrate our spirituality into our careers, families and every aspect of our lives. Phone: 561-301-7787


Judith Rae

When Judith’s father passed away in 2013 she realized that she needed a deeper way to cope with his death and some other big issues in her life. Thankfully her sister (who is a yoga teacher and healing practitioner in NY) invited her to a day of healing which lead her to taking Spiritual Healing classes with Nancy Plummer of OLHT in upstate New York. OLHT is an International Energy Healing and Mystery School, offering training in profoundly effective range of Energy Healing skills. Judith has spent over two years studying energy techniques and over four years of daily practices. Having come from very humble beginnings (single motherhood began at age 13 for her) she can say with confidence that this work has changed her life and has helped her hear and follow her YES’. Judith would love the opportunity to share some of these healing techniques with you. Phone: 917-363-9094.