Theresa believes that serenity within a centered mind and body is foundation for tranquility and veritable sustainability throughout our planet. As a LMT, yogi, spa business consultant, corporate spa retreat leader and experienced spa owner, she feels a strong calling to assemble a team of like minded wellness experts to better assist the communities desire for healthy, disease-free lifestyles.
Effused with a passionate free spirit and a ravenous curiosity, throughout her life she has traveled to ancient and exotic regions across the globe to study indigenous healing modalities and bring them back to practice in the North Carolina mountains. From a month long intensive in Thailand studying with the school who trains therapists to work with their countries royalty, to working along side 5th generation Ayurvedic Doctors to obtain ancient Ayurveda secrets in Southern India, she is dedicated to integrating these lessons from all journeys into her therapeutic bodywork sessions, wellness articles, and healing escapades all designed to evoke personal transformation for the client.
Currently Theresa has returned from 2 years living in New Mexico where she was Regional Spa Director for Heritage Hotels to take Mantra to the next level.
Leila Von Stein
Cranio Sacral & Ayurveda
Leila grew up roaming the mountains of Western North Carolina. She studied International Affairs in Washington D.C. with the intention of diving into the political realm, but ended up diving into the ocean instead. An avid scuba diver, she spent seven summers sailing and teaching diving worldwide. For the next ten years, the wanderlust took her all over the world, from Russia to Tasmania, with many places in between, and eventually set her on a path of holistic medicine. She studied Ayurveda in both India and New Mexico under Dr. Lad. Currently Leila is living in Highlands NC and working at Mantra. She owns Blue Desert Hale, a wellness center in the east mountains of New Mexico. One of the best Craniosacral sessions you will ever encounter!
Myofascial Release, CranioSacral and Relaxation Massage
Vickie is a registered nurse experienced in several disciplines with a specialty in the field of psychiatry. In 2016, she felt called to enroll in massage school training to bring her skills and compassion to the massage table. Vickie’s passion for the power of touch naturally led to her development of Myofascial Release techniques from the training she received from John Barnes, PT, LMT, NCTMB