THE MWLC TEAM
Founder & Authentic Leadership Coach
Kelly created Meredith Whole Living Center after a successful non-profit career in youth and community development, where she recognized the need for a sustained model of self-care throughout the lifespan. There is nothing she enjoys more than supporting and championing others as they rise to meet their highest potential. She holds a Master of Arts degree in Women’s Studies and is a Certified Authentic Leadership Coach, Jikiden Reiki Practitioner and Yoga Instructor.
LEADERSHIP & DESK TEAM
I am so happy to be apart of the front desk team here at MWLC! To tell a little about myself I am a guitarist, an artist, and I love nothing more than spending the day on the Lake! Meredith is my hometown and I can think of nothing better than to work so close to home, friends, and the water of course!
With a background in healthcare, I made the leap from the corporate world to pursue my interest in holistic wellness. After intense exploration of various wellness practices and activities, I experienced the significant benefits of routine self care. As a member of the brilliant team at MWLC, I am excited to share this passion for self care and wellness with each guest and support the expansion of these experiences within the community.
Front Desk Team
So excited to introduce myself as one of the front desk attendants at The Meredith Whole Living Center. To start I’d love to inform that I am someone who loves to give people a great time. I love anything self-care related and I think it’s so special and important when someone puts time aside specifically for themself and I hope to help make that time even more special for our guests.
Front Desk Team
Grace just recently joined the MWLC team. She is currently working towards her degree in Mass Media Studies at Hofstra University. She is so excited to work with everyone on the amazing team and contribute to a co-creative environment! Grace is passionate about dancing, social media strategy, and bringing people joy through everything she does!
Braelynne Jurius, RDN, LD
I am Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) and Licensed Dietitian (LD). I received my Bachelor’s degree in Nutritional Science with a concentration in dietetics from Boston University. Afterwards, I completed my Dietetic Internship through the University of New Hampshire. I spend much of my free time researching nutrition. I can't get enough! But I also love activity (running, skiing, slack lining, yoga, etc.), going to coffeeshops, and preparing nutritious food for friends and family.
Jenni has been with the MWLC team since 2019. She recently graduated with her undergraduate Marketing degree and is now pursuing her MBA in Marketing and Business analytics. Her passion for yoga and movement inspires her each day to incorporate the holistic mindset in all of her marketing campaigns. You may also see her handling customer relations at the front desk and continuously working towards upgrading our systems/ handling all things technology. Jenni is excited to bring joy and peace to anyone who enters the MWLC doors.
Yvonne LaBelle is a licensed massage therapist & Reiki Master who specializes in deep tissue, medical/oncology massage, prenatal, traditional, and hot stone, with over 20 years of experience! She also has a Bachelor degrees in physical education and nutrition as well as a 200 hour yoga certification.
Lead Massage Therapist
Megan has been a licensed massage therapist since 2018. Her modalities are Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, Myofascial Release as well as Sports Massage. She has a passion for helping those who are struggling with aches, pains, and lack of range of motion. Megan creates custom therapeutic treatment plans to help her clients achieve their goals through techniques to help relieve muscular tension and adhesions.
Donna has been a licensed massage therapist since 2010 and a compassionate caregiver throughout her life. She has a twelve year background working in Hospice which she believes increases her intuition and awareness of the power of human touch. Donna approaches each massage with intention and healing energy. She specializes in modalities such as mana lomi, a style of deep tissue massage done in a gentler way, hot stones, Reiki and reflexology techniques
Marissa Baldwin is a licensed massage therapist and wellness practitioner specializing in light touch therapy to support natural pain relief and achieve long lasting results. Marissa started her career in the Healing Arts at Kripalu Center in Lenox, MA in 2004. She is a member of the American Massage Therapy Association and is a certified Craniosacral Therapist with Upledger Institute International.
Born and raised in the Lakes Region, Briana decided to pursue her passion for skin therapies, graduating the 900 hour Advanced Esthetics program in 2018.
Briana’s passion and love for skin therapies, and attention to detail, allows her to deeply understand her guests skin, and create a treatment routine with you, to deliver the results you have been searching for.
One of Briana’s favorite things about the power of skincare, is the ability to customize each guests experience. “I love helping each of my clients on their journey to feeling their absolute best, inside and out. I cannot wait to watch you glow!”
Chantel grew up in the lakes region. She traveled after high school but eventually found her way back home and decided to turn her love of beauty and personal empowerment into a career in aesthetics. Chantel began her journey with a lash certification and then continued to complete the aesthetics program at Empire Beauty School in Laconia. Chantels favorite aspect of her job is getting to know her guests and learning their skin therapy goals in order to create the most beneficial and enjoyable experience.
Maya Bhatt-Hardcastle, RYT
Maya has been a student of many styles of yoga for over two decades, is a RYT200 and is currently continuing her studies at the 500 hour level with a focus on the therapeutic benefits of yoga at The YogaLife Institute of New Hampshire in Exeter NH. She is also a Certified Zentangle Teacher, instructing mindfulness with pen and paper, is Reiki ll and has many years of training in martial arts. Maya’s classes are inclusive and offer adaptations to encourage self exploration and nurture each student’s needs.
A native of Meredith NH, Lauren has a passion for functional and mindful movement. She believes exercise is a life skill and we should treat our bodies kindly. Lauren is a mat certified Pilates instructor from Pilates In the Grove in South Miami. She is also a RYT 200 and 95 hour Children's Yoga Teacher with emphasis on making mindfulness accessible to children of diverse abilities.
RYT, Professional Muse
Lani is a creative thinker, dot connector, and chakra enthusiast who loves to play in the realm of infinite possibilities. A lifelong empath, Lani earned her Reiki Levels I and II certifications with Reiki Master Teacher Carol Wallace in 2013, her 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training Certification with the Abhyasa Yoga Institute in 2014 (where she is now on staff), and became a Reiki III Master Practitioner of the Usui System of Reiki Natural Healing in 2015.
Karin has been practicing yoga for over 20 years and her love of the practice has encouraged her to seek out a variety of yoga teachers and styles wherever she travels. Karin has been trained in aerial yoga and sup yoga (paddle board yoga) so we will see where this takes on this teaching challenge. Karin is a certified 200 hour level Yoga Teacher through the Abhyasa Yoga Institute, a Registered Yoga School through the National Yoga Alliance, and is currently evolving her passion for the deeper study of yoga in her registration in a 500 hour YTT through the AYI.
Jade Badger 200RYT
Jade has explored movement her entire life. With a background as a classically trained dancer, Jade sought to deepen her connection to self and found yoga in the year 2000. It was love at first asana, and she hasn't looked back since. Over the years, Jade has expanded her practice to include Vinyasa flow, Anusara, and Hatha forms. Ever-striving to grow and nourish her practice,
Yoga Instructor - RYT 200
A native of the Lakes Region of New Hampshire, Sanni has an eclectic background in Dance, Art, Athletics, Recreation, Travel, Natural Living, and Yoga. Her teaching focuses on the mind and body connection, as well as alignment and pranayama. When she teaches, Sanni likes to provide gentle assists, both verbally and physically, and, on occasion, optional Reiki at the end of class. As an instructor, Sanni welcomes all levels to join.
Hatha Yoga Instructor
Manna has been teaching Hatha yoga at the center for many years. Suitable for all levels of experience, Hatha yoga concentrates on physical health and mental well-being. Hatha yoga uses postures (asanas), breathing techniques (pranayama), and meditation (dyana) with the goal of bringing about a sound, healthy body and a clear, peaceful mind.
A typical Hatha yoga class does not have continuous flow between postures, allowing participants to realign before moving from one posture to the next.
Lisa began to practice yoga to recover from the rigors of a life dancing, performing and teaching. She has since become a devoted yoga practitioner and yoga guide. Lisa holds a 500 hour Advanced Shakti Flow Yoga Guide certification under the guidance of Asa Dustin of At Om in Concord New Hampshire.