Meet Our Team
Founder/Owner, LMT, CTT, RM, ABH-NLP
The Indiana Holistic Center was founded by Beckie Kern in 1993 with a whole-being, holistic wellness philosophy, creating the first hospital-based massage and trauma therapy program at one of Indiana's largest hospitals, including: Neo-natal massage therapy; post-traumatic injury therapy; and pre- and post-transplant massage therapy for heart, liver, and kidney transplant patients.
Ed.S., E-RYT 500
Christine Lily Kessler, Ed.S., E-RYT 500, founder of Nourished Heart School, founder of Blooming Life Yoga Studio + School, adjunct professor at Butler University, author of The Art of Living Yoga, artist, The Energy Codes® Master Trainer, Reiki Master, B.E.S.T. and Spiritual B.E.S.T. Practitioner, Relax & Renew® Certified, YoKid® Certified, Yoga Nidra Certified, global retreat leader.
E-RYT 200, E-RYT 500, JD
Michael is the founder of Nourished Heart Yoga & Training, founder of Blooming Life Yoga Studio + School, B.E.S.T Practitioner®, Reiki Master, global retreat leader. Michael's introduction to yoga began as physical therapy following back surgery. Since that practical beginning, he has come to appreciate the many physical and spiritual aspects of yoga, both on and off the mat.
Harmonic Sound Immersion™, BM, MM, Reiki
Award-winning artist Michelle Qureshi is a composer, multi‐instrumentalist, and classically-trained guitarist who brings a contemporary yet timeless aesthetic to her music. She released her first of fifteen albums and nine singles in 2012. Her music is heard worldwide, with millions of streams on global platforms.
Yoga Instructor 200RYT
Trauma-Informed Yoga 100TIY
Initially, Angela began to practice yoga for its physical benefits and stress relief while she was teaching junior high students Spanish and raising two boys. It did not take long to discover that a mental shift was also taking place. Yoga created a sacred space to only focus on herself, to go deeper or modify, without judgement or expectation.
A Yoga Alliance E-RYT 200 & YACEP
Gretchen Clore trained at YogaWorks in Los Angeles. Gretchen is currently enrolled in a 1-year Ayurveda coaching program through The Shakti School. Prior to running her own yoga studio in LA,
Breathwork, End-of-Life Doula
Wendy believes spiritual energy is awakened through the life-giving force of breath - prana - animating the body with pure Divine essence. It is through prana we are able to heal dis-ease, release blocks and emotions, and tap into our powerful intuition. The connections we make through Breathwork unite our mind, body, and soul as one, awakening our sacred energy and potential.
Carrie is a natural health practitioner and nutritionist with a background in biology, a passion for conservation, and a big love for animals. She is the author of The Little Book of Big Life Change, which explores nine key elements of well-being and offers a wide-spanning approach to regaining balance in our lives. With a focus on sustainable wellness and a special interest in canine healing, Carrie enjoys blending biofield balancing techniques with nutritional guidance to help create and support lasting change.