Kristin is Co-Owner at Apothecary Tinctura, mama to a wonderful family, a mystic, maker, and medium. She is dedicated to the empowerment of all those who identify as womyn, and with the Divine Feminine Essence. It is her goal to help facilitate remembrance of their unique soulful essence, the reclaiming of voice and gifts, and to bear witness to the beauty of their wholeness. Kristin’s grandparents were the first to introduce her to spiritual healing practices and were instrumental in her love of the land and natural world. She is honored to have studied many powerful, creative, heart-centered, and wise teachers including: Aviva Romm, MD, Ann Drucker and the lineage of Ms. Beatrice Waight, Rosita Arvigo, Tami Kent, Rosemary Gladstar, Sandra Ingerman, Marian Rose and other remarkable womyn and men along the way. Kristin is trained in Maya Abdominal Massage Practices, Holistic Pelvic CareTM, traditional spiritual healing, plant spirit & herbal medicine, shamanic & animistic healing, and is also a Certified Hypnotherapist. Her work centers around integrative mind/body/soul healing, ancestral wisdom, ritual & ceremony, making herbal medicines, and journeys of life & death! She is registered nurse, with a bachelors in science, as well as a bachelor of arts in Behavioral Science & Anthropology, and a Master's Degree in International Relations. Kristin is currently training as a Nurse-Midwife, and also as a midwife to the dying.
Marian Rose brings over 20 years of experience in the healing arts to Apothecary Tinctura. She creates peaceful sessions that allow clients to experience release and relaxation, facilitating a return to wholeness for a sometimes fragmented body or soul. Her greatest gift is the integration of physical and energetic medicine into healing sessions. Trained in therapeutic, neuromuscular, oncology, lymphatic, lomi lomi, prenatal and Thai massage, she is skilled at infusing treatments with focused, balanced and truly customized body work. Shamanic healing, Reiki, Traditional Spiritual Healing, Bioenergetics, and chakra medicine are infused seamlessly into healing sessions to create powerful energetic and spiritual rebalancing. Specializing in Mayan abdominal massage, Marian offers safe nourishing space for women to explore and unfold into their most rich vital selves during any phase of their journey. Around the shop you might hear her referred to as the "baby whisper", she has a special love and talent in caring for those cultivating fertility and preparing for birth.
Kimberly has spent the last 18 years cultivating her love and passion for the natural world and sharing it with others. She is well versed in the healing arts. In addition to being a clinical herbalist, Kim is also a Certified Massage Therapist and Aromatherapist. She practices many different modalities including Mayan Abdominal Therapy Practitioner, Mayan Tradition Spiritual healing, Lymph drainage massage, and Ashi-atsu barefoot massage. She has worked for 13 years at Apothecary Tinctura teaching classes in Herbal Medicine and Aromatherapy, and works in the clinic. Her practice at Apothecary and her own private practice has an emphasis on women’s holistic health. She loves time in nature teaching people about wildcrafting, medicine making, and plant identification. Kim Studied herbal medicine with Micheal Moore at the Southwest School of Botanical Medicine. She also studied Aromatherapy with Kurt Schnaubelt at the Pacific Institute of Aromatherapy
Adrian is a certified nutritionist, certified clinical herbalist, and botany enthusiast. He originally trained in bioregional herbalism at the Columbines School of Botanical Studies in Eugene, OR. He then moved to Boulder to get his Nutrition and Clinical Herbalism Certifications at the Colorado School of Clinical Herbalism. His key values around health and healing work include:
Trusting a person’s own wisdom about their body
Respecting diverse identities and experiences
Body-positivity and health at every size
Holistic approaches to health that acknowledge structural violence
Yvonne Matthews is a holistic nutritionist. She is passionate about creating harmony based on what we put in our bodies and how we live our lives. Her mission is to empower you to feel your best, live a fun and happy life, through nourishing food and lifestyle choices. Yvonne offers full nutritional assessments, individualized Meal Plans with recipes and shopping lists, and more for whatever level of support is needed. She will help get to the root of any health issues that you might have, optimize your digestion and nutrient absorption, as well as identify some self-care tools to support your best life. Yvonne received her nutritional consultant certificate from Bauman college in Boulder, Colorado. She also holds a Bachelor of science in Mathematics and studio art from Georgetown University.
Lee holds a Masters of Classical Five Element Acupuncture from the Institute of Taoist Education and Acupuncture in Louisville, Colorado. During this three and a half year program, he engaged in 3,500 hours of education; including over 500 hours of hands-on clinical training.
His background includes training in women's health- using acupuncture, moxibustion and herbs to support issues around conception, pregnancy, post-partum and menstruation. This include helping people with fertility, turning breeched babies with moxibustion, supporting a healthy pregnancy, helping with morning sickness, helping to encourage the body to go into labor, alleviating menstrual cramps, and more. He has additional training in acupressure, shiatsu, herbology, and nutrition and can do low or no needle treatments upon request.
REbecca Hilton, LMT & Ayurvedic Body Treaments
Rebecca began her career in the healing arts nearly twenty years ago as a Licenced Massage Therapist, specializing in Neuromuscular Therapy and Deep Tissue Massage, a yin/yang approach to her bodywork sessions unfolded due to her natural inclination for Energy work; as in.. just letting the energy flow! A simultaneous career in the healing art of singing, songwriting and recording led Rebecca to perform at various Spirit Conferences and Festivals over the next twelve years. In 2010 her path led her to Yoga, where she felt instantly at home, combining Yoga Teaching, Yoga Therapy and Massage Therapy for her clients and community. Recently Rebecca has been immersed in learning the ancient art and science of Ayurveda, and comes to Apothecary Tinctura offering insight on healthy practices, diet, lifestyle, herbs and body therapies with her unique Ayurvedic perspective. Rebecca is a 2017 graduate of the Ayurvedic College for Wellbeing and is available for individual private consultation, lifestyle coaching, bodywork, Ayurvedic body therapies, and sharing her ever increasing love and knowledge of herbs.
Every session with Rachel begins with entering into a co-creative space of magic and healing. Drawing from a variety of modalities Rachel creates custom sessions that nourish soul and psyche.
Using a combination of tarot, Reiki, shamanic journey, and sound healing, these sessions balance and align chakras, tug at the subconscious to reveal messages from your higher self and promote deep healing.
Geneva Montano, CPM
Geneva is a Certified Professional Midwife and Birth Doula offering homebirth midwifery care, doula services, prenatal, postpartum and well-woman care. She offers a monthly pregnancy support circle/ceremony at Apothecary Tinctura that is open to anyone by donation with complementary prenatal care before and after circle for those in need. She offers spirit medicine and womb care sessions to those who are trying to conceive, pregnant or postpartum. Geneva is a Colorado native and a mother of four children. She is trained and certified in sacred womb care, sacred pregnancy, sacred postpartum, prenatal yoga, birth art and spirit medicine. She has explored many paths of spirituality and has a deep personal practice and love of all things divine. She is committed to making homebirth and spiritual birth accessible to birthing people in Colorado. Sliding scale services available. www.sacredbirthdenver.com
Rebekah is a mother to three girls, body worker, student midwife, and intuitive healer. After a pilgrimage to the Ix Chel temple in Cozumel, she found her path and soul journey in earth based spirit medicine, and since then has been apprenticing with Kristin Schuch. She combines her nearly 20 years of body work practice with her ability to see/sense energy to offer an experience of intuitive healing touch, holding space for each person on their journey to peace, connection, and wholeness. Rebekah offers Wild Soul sessions and Ceremonial Bodywork at Apothecary Tinctura.