Owner, Chiropractor, Massage Therapist & Registered Yoga Instructor
Dr. April is a doctor of chiropractic, massage therapist, holistic health practitioner, yoga therapist, reiki master, and owner of the Wellness Lounge. She has been in the holistic health field for the past 19 years specializing chiropractic, massage and yoga therapy, nutrition, energy healing, and teaches yoga therapy, meditation, breathwork and leads yoga teacher training and workshops.
Dr. April received her Doctorate of Chiropractic in 2009 from Life Chiropractic College. She blends various chiropractic techniques such as diversified, drop table, activator, injury rehabilitation, Bio-geometric integration (energetic tonal chiropractic). She also specializes in prenatal Webster Technique and pediatric chiropractic and massage. In 2000 she received her massage therapy training at the IPSB and continues studying massage throughout her career. Dr. April has over 20,000 hours of massage training from structural integration, craniosacral, thai massage, ART, myofascial and is creator of the chiroprassage blending deep tissue massage, energy healing and chiropractic care. It was there that her passion for massage grew, and she discovered her love for the hands on approach to healthcare. Dr. April has always love mindbody medicine and received a bachelor’s degree from San Francisco University in Psychology while minoring in holistic health with focus on Ayurveda and Chinese Medicine. She is also an experienced yoga teacher, anatomy teacher and teaches paddleboard yoga. It is with all this training and expertise that make Dr. April truly a unique healer that continues to study healing and understands the body, using many different modalities to get results. She loves to take her time with her clients and has created a community of healing in San Diego with both Wellness Lounge locations.
Her unique style blends deep tissue massage, energetic healing, and chiropractic care and yoga therapy. She also focuses on emotional healing, nutrition, lifestyle coaching and sports injury therapy. Her main focus is to bring physical, emotional, and mental harmony and make the body function at it’s best.
Dr. April is originally from San Francisco and has lived in New York and London. Before starting her journey into holistic health she was a professional bassist until she realized health and healing were her true passion and loves to bring that harmony and creativity into her sessions. She moved to San Diego after school because of her love of the beach and sunny weather. On her days off she enjoys yoga, paddleboarding, gardening, cooking, and spending time with friends and family and her amazing dog Layla.