What do we think about Acupuncture, Massage Therapy, and Nutrition? Every day, our patients ask our professional opinions on contemporary forms of health care. Our answers are generally based on our experiences, the research we read, and the clinical results we have seen in practice. We have found a multi-disciplinary approach to health and wellness is by far the most comprehensive.
At the SLO Wellness Center we incorporate many different treatment modalities to ensure patients get better quicker. You can receive acupuncture or massage as “stand alone” treatments or as complements to your chiropractic care. Additionally, we have an extensive referral network within the community which includes the following disciplines:
Take a moment to “meet” our practitioners. As you can see, they are educated, well trained, compassionate healers.
Meet Mia Lorenzen
Mia Lorenzen has lived in the San Luis Obispo area since 1993. Her passion for massage began at Hirudaya Holistic Life Center in 1997 where she earned her CMT certification. While practicing massage over the last 25 years, she has completed her studies in Shiatsu, Geriatric Massage, Swedish and Aromatherapy, Therapeutic, Deep Tissue, Active Release, Trigger Point Therapy, and Pre/Post Natal Massage. Mia is also trained in Hot Stone, Reflexology, Sport, and CranioSacral Therapy. While attending CSU Monterey Bay in 2003 Mia worked as a massage therapist at Watercourse Way in Palo Alto, where she specialized in hot stone massage, body wraps, and individualized spa treatments. In 2005 Mia returned to San Luis Obispo where she began her own business, In Touch Executive Massage Therapy.
While building her business, Mia has worked under the direction of gifted chiropractors and developed a large network of both corporate and private clientele. Mia’s goal has always been to "provide exceptional massage treatments tailored to a client's individual needs.” Mia believes it’s important to promote whole-body wellness through movement, massage therapy, and nutrition; she is grateful for the opportunity to work with her clients throughout their healing process through bodywork.
When Mia isn't working she's a busy mother to two energetic and loving boys. They are an active family and are involved in many local organizations. It is important to Mia that her boys learn the value of giving back to the community. To this end, they volunteer with Boy Scouts, The Elks Lodge #322, and Operation Surf. Mia's been an avid runner since 2000 and discovered her love for swimming while recovering from an injury. Mia is passionate about her work, family, relationships, and the outdoors.
Meet Chantel Isaacson
A native to the Central Coast, I began my journey into the world of bodywork in 2009, graduating from the California Holistic Institute in San Luis Obispo as a Certified Massage Therapist. My treatment approach for each client is different based on their individual needs. I love therapeutic modalities such as Myofascial Release, Trigger Point Therapy, and Deep Tissue work as well as incorporating stretches and traction to provide relief and increase your range of motion. The last five years I have shifted my focus to a neuromuscular therapy called Somatic Education, a type of sensory-motor retraining that releases chronic muscle tension, increases flexibility and reduces musculoskeletal pain.
As a Certified Somatic Educator I use postural assessment and hands-on assessment to help educate you in gentle exercises you can do to bring balance back in to your musculoskeletal system, and ways you can be more mindful of your body mechanics in your everyday life. Empowering my clientele with this knowledge and awareness is one of my favorite aspects of this work, and I am grateful to be in a space where I can share this with you.
Meet Brenda Wilson LMT
Brenda Wilson is a native Californian and Professional Licensed Massage Therapist going strong into her 16th year of practice. Her most beloved and recent bodywork achievement was being part of the Athletic Medicine Team that brought a successful Rose Bowl Trophy to the University of Oregon in January 2020. Brenda has been a sports massage therapist for Elite Oregon Athletes for the past few years, serving the football, track, basketball and volleyball collegiate communities. Before that, she served the Canadian Olympic Snowboard team and professional football and baseball players that reside in Oregon in the off season.
Brenda is certified in Orthopedic Massage, which is a highly effective family of precision techniques that restore ligature, unbind fascia and promote circulation and healing. Brenda began her bodywork journey as a Attuned Reiki Master. She was Educated at the East West College of Healing Arts in Portland, OR.
She is also trained in Thai massage, Cranial Sacral Therapy, Jin Shin Do Acupressure, Myofascial Release, Lomi Lomi Massage, Aromatherapy and Herbal Skin Care. Brenda can tailor as session to assess and meet your specific needs, drawing on the myriad of training and her many years of hands on experience. When not doing body work, she is creative writing with 3 published works, so far. She also loves her beloved cat Elvis, hiking in nature, luxuriating in hot springs, swimming in the ocean and star gazing.