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Each of our specialists has received the top training in their fields, and are experienced in working with a variety of clients. We all specialize in family, prenatal and postnatal health and wellness, and it is our goal to deliver your perfect, custom experience with each visit.
You will find our individual bios below. Resumes can be furnished upon request.
And  please, do not hesitate to contact us with questions

 

Sarah DeSantis
Owner, Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified Lactation Counselor, Postnatal Doula

Sarah’s interest in health and wellness began over a decade ago, as a competitive swimmer, and as a personal trainer for Club Nautilus in Elmira NY. Eagerly expanding her knowledge Sarah graduated from the Finger Lakes Massage School in 2000, beginning her career as a massage therapist. Experienced as a personal trainer and knowledgeable in more than fifteen modalities of massage Sarah’s work combines a variety of techniques, stretching and body alignment, creating her own innovative approach.

Sarah’s experience has led her to specialize in family, prenatal, and postnatal massage, where she finds her techniques most effective and rewarding.  After moving to NYC in 2004, Sarah quickly recognized the niche for wellness services tailored to the needs of Manhattan families; and launched All AroundU, Inc. early in 2006, offering a range of wellness services in the comfort and convenience of a your own home.

Continuing with her dedication to family health and wellness, while always expanding her expertise and experience, Sarah has recently become a Postnatal Doula and a Certified Lactation Counselor.  In the winter of 2010 Sarah received her Postnatal Doula training with DONA International. As a Postnatal Doula Sarah provides a family with personal assistance, guidance and support following the birth of their new baby. Further expanding on her family focus, in the spring of 2010 Sarah received her education as a Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC) from the Academy of Lactation Policy and Practice. As a Certified Lactation Counselor Sarah offers breastfeeding education and preparation for couples, as well as personal lactation counseling, helping address any breastfeeding questions or concerns throughout nursing.  With this work it is Sarah’s goal is to make a couple’s journey into parenthood rewarding and gratifying, helping them develop their skills as a parent with confidence and ease.

Sarah is available for personal massage, Breastfeeding Education, and Lactation Counseling, Postnatal Doula Care.

 

Rob Farrell
Certified Health and NutritionCounselor

Rob is a Certified Health and Nutrition Counselor, with a passion for good food and eating well for life. Rob’s diverse background, ranging from viticulture and wine production to natural and local food distribution and marketing, is centered around the homegrown wine and food industries of the Finger Lakes Region of NY State. This experience provides the foundation for Rob’s enthusiasm and his pursuit of helping people balance their nutrition, health and wellness. His objective is to guide couples, parents, kids and families to be healthy, energetic and feeling their best at all times.

In 2006 Rob joined Sarah and All AroundU, Inc. responsible for day-to-day operations, business development and marketing. As the company has grown, so too has Rob’s interest in helping people with their health and nutrition.
In 2009 Rob began his formal studies at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition; earning a diploma from SUNY Purchase, and Certification from the American Association of Drugless Practitioners (AADP) in the summer of 2010. As a Certified Health and Nutrition Counselor Rob has studied all the major dietary theories, and combines a variety of concepts to guide clients in discovering the foods, eating habits and lifestyle choices that best support their health and well-being; and integrating them into their everyday life in the ways that work the best for them.  

Rob is available for Health and Nutritional Counseling Sessions and Group Seminars, as well as a variety of interactive services.

 

Laura Lodico
Registered Yoga Teacher

Growing up an avid gymnast, skier and athlete, Laura has always been enthusiastic about health and wellness. Laura started practicing Yoga in 2004 as a way to keep her mind focused and body strong, while skiing as often as she could. Expecting Yoga to just be a way of building and maintaining strength and flexibility, Laura discovered much more. Laura graduated from the University of Colorado Denver, with a BA in Psychology and a minor in Legal studies in 2006, a degree combining well with the mental and physical benefits of yoga.  Continuing with this enthusiasm, Laura moved to NYC in 2008 and received her Registered Yoga Teacher Certification from the Little Yoga House. By studying under some of the best Yogi’s in the world, Laura is able to combine many modalities, methods, and styles of Yoga; customizing every session to strengthen and heal her students based on their individual needs.  

Laura is available for private yoga sessions, and small group classes.

 

 

 

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