Melanie is a licensed esthetician with a background in yoga, integrative coaching, nutrition, Reiki and herbalism. Her bespoke, holistic treatments include the transcendent energy of Reiki, the healing activation of Marma Point stimulation and the detoxifying release of deep facial massage. Through the magic of intuitive touch, Melanie knows what your skin and spirit are asking for and gives generously, from a pure, heart-centered place. Her topical approach is to allow the skin’s natural healing abilities to work their magic while using only the purest of mother nature’s ingredients to nurture and nourish. Melanie offers support and solutions for day-to-day challenges and ways to ground healing in the here and now, giving you the perfect balance of spiritual and practical. A session with Melanie will leave you feeling loved, nourished and transformed; a true soul-to-soul experience.
Megan Quesada, Acupuncture Practitioner
Megan Quesada, MS, LAc.
Megan Quesada is a Licensed Acupuncturist (LAc.) in New York State, as well as a Diplomate of Acupuncture, nationally certified by the NCCAOM.
Having received her Master of Science degree from Tri-State College of Acupuncture in New York City, Megan had extensive training in myofascial and trigger point release therapy based on the teachings of Dr. Mark Seem, as well as learning Japanese-style acupuncture under Kiiko Matsumoto.
These multiple styles and modalities, as well as experience in both community and private clinic settings, allow Megan to treat a wide variety of conditions, both physical and emotional, ranging from sports injuries to chronic and debilitating migraines to anxiety and depression simply and effectively.
Megan was first introduced to acupuncture while living in South Korea in her twenties, initially as a way to manage a sports injury. Over the years, navigating the roads of chronic migraine, anxiety, pregnancy, and simply being a New Yorker, was made easier with the help of acupuncture, and ultimately set her on the path of becoming an acupuncturist.
Blue June, Intuitive Reader: Tea Leaves, Tarot & Crystal Casting
Blue June is a highly intuitive reader who conveys genuine compassion to her clients while still maintaining a no-nonsense style of council. She regularly teaches two tarot courses, the first based on getting in touch with your intuition and the other examines the symbology in the cards, yet she herself also remains a devoted student to her craft. Blue is the owner of Magick Talismans Tarot as well as health and wellness focused brand The Broom Closet. She is the creator/curator of the celebrated monthly Full Moon Market, and is Senior Reader at Catland, an occult book store located in Bushwick. Specializing in Tarot, Crystal Casting, and Tea Leaf Reading - Blue provides spell-work consultations as well as health and wellness baths upon client request.
She is available for Tea Leaf readings at Antidote on Fridays between 5pm-7pm, appointments are highly encouraged. Using tea leaves in tandem with tarot cards Blue will help resolve any obstacles in your path focusing on any of your personal issues. Matters of the heart, career, or just check in on your spiritual wellness. No subject is off limits. To book a tea leaf reading with Blue please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call Antidote 929.276.3905 or email email@example.com
Ali is a holistic nutritionist, chef, and postpartum doula in New York.
She is a food-focused doula utilizing the healing properties of organic, fresh, and local when possible produce, pasture-raised and grass-fed meats and dairy, and medicinal herbs to help new mommas heal with simple and delicious foods. You can view a sample menu at her websitehere.
In addition, she teaches cooking classes and provides healing to women and children with food through all stages of life.
She received a Bachelors of Science in Nutrition and Culinary Arts from Bastyr University in Washington and is working towards becoming a DONA certified doula. Her experience includes cooking professionally at Haven's Kitchen, teaching cooking classes at The Brooklyn Kitchen, taking care of children, and teaching children how to cook.
Kaiya is a multi-disciplined body therapist specializing in Craniosacral Therapy and Traditional Thai Folk Healing, which includes herbal medicine, body alignment, and yoga therapy + massage. Drawing upon her own healing journey from chronic pain, emotional trauma and digestive dysfunction, Kaiya’s practice is focused on caring for the mind, body, and spirit holistically with an emphasis on a daily routine of self-care in order to maintain a healthy state of being versus waiting to "fix" a "broken" body. Combining modalities and blending eastern and western traditions allows her intuition to meet scientifically proven techniques to relieve pain, encourage recovery and increase vitality in the body. A lifetime student of the healing arts, she is taught again and again the importance of compassion, self-love, and spiritual growth and incorporates these pillars of healing into each session.
If you’re ready to try a different approach to handling pain or anxiety through the freeing experience of subtle bodywork and learning self-love, Kaiya currently offers healing sessions and workshops in Brooklyn, NY and the tri-state area.
Jessica Trugman, Massage Therapist
Jessica Trugman is a graduate of Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, earning an degree in massage with a focus in Traditional Chinese Medicine, receiving her license in 2010.
She has assisted in teaching swedish and Thai massage techniques as well as aromatherapy. Her style is informed by these modalities as well as tui na and myofascial release.
Jessica is experienced in dealing with people dealing with past trauma and the transitioning community.
She believes in wellness as a collaboration between client and therapist.