Michaela is a Certified Herbalist, Registered Yoga Teacher, Reiki Master Practitioner, and Birth Doula. As an Herbalist, Michaela helps people restore harmony in their body, mind, and spirit to overcome imbalances and illnesses and sustain vibrant health and wellbeing through customized herbal therapy plans and herbal medicine. Michaela empowers her clients with information about holistic healing, offers support during transformation and growth, inspires a reconnection to nature through the natural healing intelligence of plants, and shares the magic of mindfully formulated plant medicine.
Michaela practices Traditional Western Herbalism, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Ayurveda, and Native American Medicine. She helps women have pain-free periods and menopause, and supports fertility, healthy pregnancy, and postpartum healing. She also specializes in digestive issues for men, women, and children. Other areas of focus include autoimmune diseases; anxiety and depression; cognitive function (brain fog, memory, focus, headaches); female and male reproductive health; physical pain; viral, bacterial, and parasitic infections; allergies and hives; holistic cleansing and detoxifying; natural first aid remedies.
She has two years of herbal training as the former office manager, patient support receptionist, and herbal formulator at a traditional herbalism clinic in Omaha. She is a 2018 graduate and former teaching assistant of the American Herbalists Guild (AHG)-certified, two-year North Star Herbal Studies program. Michaela is completing an Herbal Apprenticeship and Mentorship with Nicholas Schnell, Clinical Herbalist, RH (AHG), Clinical Nutritionist, RD, LMNT, and Herbal Mentorship with Mo Horner, Clinical Herbalist, RH (AHG), and working toward her certification as a Registered Herbalist through the AHG.
Michaela is a trained Birth Doula through Carriage House Birth since 2017 and is currently completing her certification as a Birth Doula.
She is a certified Yoga Teacher (RYT 200) since 2014 through The Center for Yoga Seattle with Richard Schachtel, a certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher and one of the most influential yoga teachers and teacher trainers in the U.S. Michaela offers private instruction in Iyengar-influenced hatha yoga individualized to focus on clients’ unique health and wellness goals.
Michaela received her certification as a Reiki Master Practitioner in the Usui lineage in 2010 and has been mentored in Reiki by her mother, Colleen Brown, a locally renowned Reiki Master, since her level 1 attunement in 2000.
She is a member of the AHG and the Doulas Association of Omaha. She previously worked in nonprofit management for seven years locally, nationally, and internationally and lived in Africa, South America, and Latin America for three years, which influences her daily practice and lifelong passion for community outreach and supporting underserved populations and minority groups.
Location: OIC Lakeside (17021 Lakeside Hills Plz., Suite 101 Omaha, NE 68130)