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.
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.
Yoga Instructor, RYT 200
Lori began practicing yoga over 12 years ago. She quickly realized that practicing yoga can be more than just exercise, it can be a total mind-body-spiritual experience.
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.
Marcus is a student at IUPUI studying human resource management and organizational leadership. He has been a barista with Starbucks for just over a year and is a certified coffee master. He focuses on bringing quality and ethically-sourced ingredients to everyone in our café in as many ways as possible..
Amanda Denny Meyer
M.S., PA(ASCP)CM, RYT-200 • Yoga Nidra Facilitator, Reiki Master
Though she just recently earned the title of Yoga Teacher in early 2022, Amanda has always had an interest in the human body and helping others. As a lifelong student, Amanda has worn many hats and had many different experiences. She worked for years in public safety as an Emergency Telecommunicator while also earning her undergraduate degree in Biology and her Masters Degree in Pathology. After earning both degrees, she was invited to become the first Forensic Pathologists’ Assistant in her state, performing hundreds of autopsies during her tenure.
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.
Master Healing Breath Facilitator
Lynn is the owner of Elevating Consciousness, a business dedicated to spiritual and emotional growth. She teaches and facilitates individuals and groups with breath, crystals, and other healing modalities.
Lynn's life and focus areas are to teach, facilitate healing, and thereby elevate individual and collective consciousness.
Building awareness and empowerment through the mind/body connection is the focus of both Regan’s yoga classes and her individual emotional wellness sessions. Her approach is based in mind/body healing and the understanding that in order to heal and grow we have to include the whole person.