Health & Wellness Blog

By: Amber Stevens

Author of  Food, Feelings and Freedom: The End to Emotional Eating

Is Your Posture Straight or Does Your Brain Just Think So?

Is Your Posture Straight or Does Your Brain Just Think So? Let’s talk posture as it’s a frequent conversation point with my teenage sons. I see them hunched over their laptops for homework, and slouching on the couch for video games. Thankfully,...

Massage Satisfies All 5 Love Languages

Massage Satisfies All 5 Love Languages Are you a quality time kind of person, or a gift-giver? If you’ve read The Five Love Languages, by Gary Chapman then you are one of the 20 million (and counting) who know a new...

Interested in Intuitive Eating? You must do this first!

Interested in Intuitive Eating? You must do this first! Are you fed up with dieting? Good. Fad diets often lead to disappointment and long-term weight gain. So now, you’ve started looking for what you can do to eat healthy and...

The Importance of White Space

The Importance of White Space When I was younger, I loved art. My art teacher taught me about composition and understanding how everything has its place, even the empty spaces. When I grew older, I took photography lessons, where I learned...

An Emotional Embrace

An Emotional Embrace Let it go. I hear myself saying these words often. “Let it go; it doesn’t serve you.” “Let it go; it’s not worth the pain.” Recently, I had a powerful, introspective journey through guided breathwork and meditation. The imagery I...

The Gravity of Balance

The Gravity of Balance “Call 911.” “Call 911.” Those were the words I heard calling across my neighbor’s fence. He was home, alone, and had fallen. He was trying (with no success) to get Siri to call 911. Unfortunately, I couldn’t move...

Help for Good Health

Help for Good Health My tulips are not the only thing springing up this time of year. A theme has quickly emerged from my conversations with friends and clients. The theme is best expressed as….”I need help!” I feel compelled to...

Why do my emotions make me eat?

Why do my emotions make me eat? What a roller coaster of a month! I've experienced some amazing highs and some scary lows. I  can easily say, this has been one of the most chaotic months in my life, in...

Amber Stevens

(She/Her)

Owner, Licensed Massage Therapist & Health Coach

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Amber Stevens, your guide and dedicated wellness professional. She believes in the body and mind’s natural ability to heal – if given the right tools and support. Trained as both a massage therapist and holistic health coach, she will help you create a completely personalized road map to health that suits your unique body, lifestyle, preferences, and goals. Amber loves the outdoors taking inspiration from nature, random acts of kindness, Hippocrates and Dr. Seuss. Oh – and Calvin and Hobbes of course.

Winner: Best of the Best Arvada 2018, 2019, 2021 & 2023 – Massage Therapist & Health Coach

Amber was featured on Voyage Denver, Go Solo, CanvasRebel, and Shout Out Colorado.

Amber is a National Board-Certified Health and Wellness Coach through the Medical Examiners Association. She received her training as a Health Coach from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition’s cutting-edge health coach training program where she studied over 100 dietary theories, practical lifestyle management techniques, and innovative coaching methods with some of the world’s leading health and wellness experts. Her education has equipped her with extensive knowledge in holistic nutrition, health coaching, and preventive health.

She is further trained as a Mindful-Based Eating Awareness (MB-Eat) Instructor through the MB-Eat, National Institutes of Health’s evidence-based program offered by Andrea Lieberstein and Founder, Jean Kristeller.

She also graduated from the Colorado School of Healing Arts through their 700-hour program covering all essential massage modalities. I expanded my massage education in prenatal massage. I am an insured practitioner through the Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals (ABMP) organization where I also participate in continuing education opportunities.

She completed the Z Health Essentials program to focus on and improve the connection between the brain and body as informed from a neuroscience perspective.

She is a Level 1 Certified Myofascial Release Therapist through Fascial Integrative Therapies.

Amber is also a Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certified Sleep and Stress Resiliency Coach.

Additionally, she is a Board Certified Holistic Health Coach through the American Association of Drugless Practitioners (AADP).

Recently, Amber has enjoyed a position as an Enrichment Educator for the Nutrition Therapy Institute.

Amber is the Author of Food, Feelings, and Freedom: The End to Emotional Eating and is an international speaker on the subjects of emotional eating, mindful eating, stress management and overall well-being.

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Tracy Schmidt

(She/Her)

Licensed Massage Therapist

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Tracy is a passionate bodyworker who has been helping people feel the best they can for over 20 years.  She uses a mix of neuromuscular, deep tissue, Swedish and other massage techniques in an intuitive and collaborative way to help transform your tight spots into ones that flow. She will share her findings with you and provide a plan to continue your healing between sessions.  Tracy is inspired by nature-flowers and trees, by the hum of bees and calls of birds, by animals of all kinds; by music, and by the kindness and joy that lives in people’s hearts. Heart connections with animals and people are what make this life worth living!

Tracy Schmidt is a Certified and Licensed Massage Therapist. She received her training at the Colorado School of Healing Arts, and graduated the 680 hour program covering all essential massage modalities.  Most recently, Tracy received her certification as a Trauma Touch Therapist from the Colorado School of Healing Arts. She is an insured practitioner through Beauty and Bodywork Insurance.

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