Kristen Merkert is a PA licensed Massage Therapist since 1999. She started her education at Long Island University, Southampton College where she studied in the Friends World, Alternative Medicine Program learning all different forms of Alternative Healing. From there she transferred to the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in Manhattan and then finished her bodywork training at the San Diego, Ca campus. She studied over 1200 hours of Traditional Chinese Medicine and received a Massage Certificate there.
Kristen also holds a Cranial Sacral Certification from the John Upledger Institute, Florida and a certificate of completion from Health Options Institute, Pa for 60.5 hours of training in Orthopedic Neuromuscular Massage and 78 hours of training in Eastern and Western European Sports Massage.
Kristen started her careeer at a very high end wellness center, Mirabella Mansori, in downtown San Diego & Solana Beach where she was trained in many treatments using products such as, Lucrece, Yonka, Epicuren, Kneipp, Jurlique, Bach Flower, and Eminence.
She then moved back to PA to raise her family and partnered her business with Keystone Rehab for the last ten years where she worked four locations throughout the Lehigh Valley. She was fortunate enough to work closely with highly trained Physical Therapists where she continually learned and helped clients reach their optimum health goals.
Kristen is passionate about helping people achieve and maintain wellness. Her experience ranges from Iron Man Competers, weekend warriors, fibromyalgia sufferers, children on the Autistic Spectrum with sensory issues, Cancer fighters/survivors, plus many more.
She now resides at her home office in Whitehall, Pa where she books by appointment only.