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Carla Poluha

Carla has followed a healing path for most of her life, studying a variety of holistic therapies and philosophies. Her personal journey lead her to be completely immersed in the study of various yoga traditions, shamanic cultures and indigenous wisdom, including Star Knowledge.

Healing power

Through her diagnosis of Celiac disease, she learned to empower herself through the healing power of natural foods. Carla is a certified practitioner of Donna Edens body of work: Energy Medicine . She is a certified Reiki Master/Teacher, Reflexologist, Private Yoga Instructor, also certified in Fascia Release and a recipient as well as a facilitator of the Munay-Ki rites one of many, in this growing group of visionaries in the Pittsburgh area and connecting around the world.  She is also certified in the healing art of Acupressure. For the past 5 years she has held women’s healing circles as a certified Red Tent Facilitator. Carla is also a Public Speaker who speaks on a variety of topics such as health and wellness, meditation and of course the importance of accessing ancient wisdom from our ancestors.

Ongoing studies

To further her Acupressure certification Carla completed the Acupressure Mastery Program, a 12-month program focusing on the Meridians of the energy body and, course study and certification on Cupping and Korean Hand Therapy. Carla is currently enrolled in the Sex Love and Relationship Professional Certification Program, an in depth study on sex and sexuality at The Tantric Institute of Integrated Sexuality. Carla’s passion for women’s health and education has opened doors and enabled her to transform and empower herself and other women to open up to their wisdom within. Her methods are backed by modern science and empowered by wisdom from Elders of many cultures.

Creative healing

Carla believes that creativity is the key to accessing inner realms for deep healing and self expression. Her approach incorporates body, mind and soul with ceremonial intent.  She encourages all to see the beauty in their creations and experiences.


Michele Buehl LMT, MMP

Michele has been a licensed massage therapist since 2010. She has experience with chiropractors, physical therapists and spas.  Michele is passionate about the practice of holistic therapies and is continuing her education to incorporate new techniques for advancement of massage therapy. In 2014 Michele traveled to Costa Rica to study and become a certified Medical Massage Practitioner.  She is currently studying Sound therapy, meditation, reiki, crystal healing, Korean hand therapy and aromatherapy.

Michele knows a vast variety of different types and techniques of massage such as:  

  • Chinese massage cupping therapy

  • Electrical trigger point simulation

  • Hot and cold stone therapy

  • Therapeutic facials

  • Gong and singing bowl meditations

  • Rehabilitation massage

  • Pain management

  • Medical massage

Her aim is to combine more medical based massage modalities with energetic practices to better treat the body as a whole on every cellular level.  She believes you are never too young or too old to start taking care of your body. Come relax and heal through Michele’s soulful eclectic massages and healing stretches

Michele is developing a product line called ‘Daughter Earth Creations’ this line will include; crystal beaded jewelry and body care products of all kinds. Hand blended using only all-natural ingredients and 100% pure essential oils.

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