Dr. Lindsey Luke
Dr. Luke grew up on a small farm outside of Central City, and attended the University of Iowa majoring in health and sports studies for her undergraduate work. She then attended Palmer College of Chiropractic and graduated on June 17, 2011. While at Palmer, she was on the dean’s list, president of Activator Club, and was a teacher's assistant for Neuroanatomy 1. She also took extra courses in Activator Methods and received an advanced proficiency rating while still a student in September 2009.
She currently resides in Cedar Rapids and has been married since 2007 to her husband, Kevin. She is also mom to a set of adorable twins, Cassius and Aislinn born in January 2015. When you stop in the office you will see plenty of pictures of them, or maybe even one of them will be there! Dr. Luke enjoys the outdoors, cooking, and being active. You may see them on the Cedar River trail cycling, running or walking with the twins and their American Bulldog, Stella.
Dr. Luke has a diplomate in acupuncture through the International Academy of Chiropractic Acupuncturists, is certified in the Webster technique through the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association, and is a Birthfit professional.
Karissa is our amazing office manager; she keeps everything running smoothly! Karissa grew up in Clinton, IA and moved to Anamosa 3 years ago where she now lives with her husband and 3 kids. She enjoys spending time with her family, watching sports, being outside and shopping. Karissa graduated from Carlson College of Massage Therapy in February 2015 and is very interested in natural healthcare and healing!
Jody Wohlers is our massage therapist. She was born and raised in WI and is an avid Green Bay Packer and Wisconsin Badger Fan! She moved to Iowa in 1982 to marry her husband Brian. They have 4 adult children and are now grandparents to 3 adorable boys with a granddaughter due in August 2018.
Jody graduated from Capri College of Massage Therapy in Cedar Rapids in 2011 and immediately completed another 75 hrs of medical massage training. She later became certified in Compassionate Touch, a technique designed specifically for those with dementia, Alzheimer’s disease and those in hospice care.
Jody has a passion to help people of all ages experience optimal health through massage therapy and essential oils. Besides her work at Coldstream Health she works at 2 Senior Living facilities in the area where many of her clients are in their 80s and 90s.
Jody previously had an elementary teaching degree and substitute taught in the Cedar Rapids area. She is now excited to be educating people about the health benefits of massage and the power of essential oils and how to use them safely and effectively for improved physical and emotional wellbeing.
When she’s not working Jody and her husband enjoy being outside working in the yard, going for walks, traveling to Colorado and Seattle and being with their children and grandchildren.
Vanessa is our Esthetician here at Coldstream Health. Vanessa was born and raised in sunny South Miami, Florida. She relocated to Cedar Rapids in December 2011 with her husband and son. Since then her family has grown adding a daughter and two fur babies.
She became licensed in esthetics in June of 2016 after graduation from Capri College in Cedar Rapids. Vanessa focuses on holistic skincare and beauty treatments using organic plant-based products and specialized facial massage techniques. She believes in authentic beauty and her goal is to make each person feel their absolute best after any service. Using clean and organic ingredients whenever possible to promote beautiful healthy skin is very important to her.
When she is not working Vanessa loves to spend time with her family, hiking, yoga, cooking, testing green beauty products, and making her own skincare.