Wellness Team

Chapel Hill Bodyworks

Chapel Hill Bodyworks is passionate about massage therapy as well as the other complimentary modalities that they offer.

Whether the session be specific, therapeutic, relaxing or a combination thereof, our therapists are highly trained and dedicated. When dealing with soft tissue manipulation, we keep in mind the physical, functional, and psychological results that our clients aspire to. We uphold the highest respect for the human body at all times.

Website: chbodyworks.com

Dr. Rachel Northern

northernDr. Rachel Northern graduated Magna Cum Laude from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. She is certified in Activator technique and has training in Logan Basic and NUCCA techniques. She utilizes low force techniques that correct subluxations (fixations of the spine and joints) without twisting, turning, or cracking of the body.

Dr. Northern has a special interest in caring for families and the aging population.

One of the best things about Dr. Northern is the amount of care that she provides for each patient. She thoroughly examines every aspect of patients’ health and through her education provides them with the utmost care in helping them heal naturally.

For more information on her practice, visit Dr. Northern’s website: www.thedoctorinyou.com

Michelle Prima

Prima by Design offers Home Staging and Organizing Services for your busy life. We specialize in relocation services, from the first stages of de-cluttering, to home staging, to garage sale assistance, and to unpacking in your new home. We also offer organizing services for the home and home office.

We are Certified Senior Move Managers and Certified Staging Professionals.

For more information, visit the Prima by Design website: www.primabydesign.com

Melissa McDonald

melissa-mcdonaldMelissa McDonald is our Registered Dietitian and Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. She graduated from Northern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nutrition & Dietetics. She completed one of the most competitive Dietetic Internships in Illinois at Edward Hines, Jr., VA Hospital.

Melissa believes in taking a natural approach with nutrition for losing weight, healing the body, preventing chronic disease from developing and improving existing health conditions.

She has always been extremely passionate about health, nutrition and exercise for herself, as well as helping others engage in a healthy lifestyle. She was a competitive figure skater for over 10 years and learned the importance of proper nutrition to fuel your body for optimal performance and energy.

Melissa currently provides nutrition education and individualized meal planning to clients at a Chiropractor and Wellness Center and with Destination Fitness Clients. She uses an alternative medicine approach to clients with Food Allergies/Sensitivities, Digestive Issues, Food Cravings, Migraines, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Arthritis, Depression, etc. She customizes meal plans for clients based off of Food Sensitivity Blood Testing, HTMA (Hair Tissue Mineral Analysis) and Metabolic Typing.

She received additional experience as a Registered Dietitian at Life Time Fitness where she provided medical nutrition therapy for over 3 years. She worked primarily with weight loss clients, as well as individuals with high Cholesterol & Blood Pressure, Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome, Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome, Sports Nutrition/Athletics, Pre/Post Natal, Eating Disorders. Etc.

Melissa enjoys keeping up to date with the latest nutrition research and frequently participates in continuing education lectures. She recently received a Certificate of Training In Adult Weight Management and is also studying to receive her NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine) certification.

“I adore Melissa. I’m seeing really great results working with her. She has been a blessing to work with.” Chef Jill

Melissa writes: Two weeks into following her custom created meal plan, Chef Jill is doing great and losing weight and all her afternoon snacking cravings are totally gone since she’s been following a balanced plan! I’m so excited to see her continued progress!

Jennifer Glacken

glackenJennifer Glacken is one of the top Distributors in the Shaklee field having recently reached the rank of Executive Coordinator. A Shaklee product user for over 10 years, Jennifer is committed to a healthier lifestyle. She has helped over 1,000 customers improve their health. Making a difference in the lives of others is a huge piece of Jennifer’s vision for her business and her life.

Jennifer is a Wellness Consultant with over 300 hours in nutrition courses. Children’s Nutrition is one of her passions and she conducts seminars on this topic monthly. She was hired as a consultant by the Kellogg’s Corporation to help them create a healthier line of foods in 1999. Jennifer’s goal in her business is to be a resource for helping others on their health continuum. An Indoor Air Quality instructor as well, Jennifer is certified in Advanced Oxidation. Her experience has led her all over the country for speaking engagements on the AirSource 3000 and the AirSource Mobile unit (both Shaklee’s Air Purifiers.)

Jennifer has had the phenomenal opportunity to sit down and provide presentations to the Shaklee Home Office as a Consultant. For the past several years, she has been on the Field Advisory Board, the AirSource Training Committee, and the Minerelles (all new cosmetics) field focus group. She was also one of five people selected to participate in the prestigious Mentoring Program for individuals on the fast track. A featured speaker at Shaklee conventions, Jennifer has traveled to a number of exciting destinations such as London, Hawaii, San Diego, Phoenix, and West Palm Beach!

Jennifer has developed a business coaching practice in conjunction with her Shaklee business. Initially coaching other Shaklee distributors to grow and develop their businesses, her practice has dramatically expanded. She now coaches entrepreneurs, CEOs, sales people, and other business professionals to reach their full potential.

For more information on nutrition, visit Jennifer’s website www.glackenhealthandwellness.com

David Dungan MD

dunganDavid Dungan MD is the medical consultant for MKGD Sports and Wellness, a nutrition and wellness business located in Wheaton, Illinois. In addition to his private practice affiliated with DuPage Medical Group, Dr. Dungan has expanded his expertise to provide the highest level of integrative health to his clients.

He is board certified in Internal Medicine and also in Pediatrics. This has allowed him to develop a focus on wellness and fitness not only with his adult clients but also his adolescent and college age athletes looking for that extra edge. He has worked with various youth hockey and soccer clubs, individual high school and collegiate athletes, as well as professionals and Olympians. He has a passion to help the athlete understand that the right balance of nutrition support will provide the opportunity to take their success to even higher levels.

For his clients whose goal is not a game-winning performance but rather a life-changing effort, he will apply the same principles of nutritional intervention and support to achieve the results they desire and need to maintain. He is an expert with the revolutionary inch-loss system from Shaklee called Cinch and believes it is the most balanced and effective weight management product he has ever used with his clients and patients. “The threat of obesity and overweight to one’s health is startling and must be overcome in order to achieve true wellness”, says Dr. Dungan. In addition, he has a unique assessment tool that will assist with the design of a specific nutritional support intervention based on the client’s responses and feedback. This allows for implementation of a customized plan for the individual targeting their exact areas of need.

Dr. Dungan maintains relationships with many area integrative health providers. He also is a member of the Medical Affairs Advisory Board for Shaklee Corporation, a corporate partner of MKGD Sports and Wellness. Dr. Dungan is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, a member of the American College of Physicians, and a member of the American College of Sports Medicine. In addition he is a Clinical Professor at Loyola University’s Stritch School of Medicine and is Chairman of the Quality Management Committee of DuPage Medical Group. He is a doctor who “practices what he preaches” and has been able to control his cholesterol (dropping from 289 down to 198) and weight with nutritional and lifestyle therapies.

To contact Dr. Dungan visit his website at www.shaklee.net/mkgdwellness
or by phone 630-681-9871 (voice mail) 630-632-9758 (cell)

For information on Cinch and weight management visit www.cinchplan.com/mkgdwellness

Craig Jadown, L.Ac., P.C.

jadownCraig Jadown, L.Ac., P.C., is an Illinois State licensed Acupuncturist. He received his designation of Diplomate in Oriental Medicine from the NCCAOM (National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine), and is nationally certified in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology.

He received his Masters of Science in Traditional Oriental Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in Chicago, where he received extensive training in Acupuncture, Chinese Herbology, and other accessory techniques used to promote health and well being.

Craig’s kind and caring personality shines through as he cares for his patients. His goal is to help you reach your health goals using centuries old proven techniques. Our clients rave about Craig and the wonderful results he has helped them achieve. Craig has helped his patients find relief from pain, alter smoking habits, and discover alternative natural herbal formulas that promote balance and healing. Craig will help you on your path to wellness.

To contact Craig, please call 847-848-1298 or email him at jadown@sbcglobal.net.

barb-stewartBarb Stewart, licensed massage therapist and certified wellness coach, is the owner of IMB Therapeutics. Barb offers a variety of therapies, therapeutic products, workshops, and classes. Her therapy sessions are personalized for each visit, combining several techniques based on the parameters of that session.

For information, visit her website at www.imb.massagetherapy.com

janep1_smJane Fijak, Power Potential Coaching. As a Wellness Coach I am seeking permanent change for you, not an overnight fix that will reverse itself at some point. Using the Foundation of Wellness both as a tool through the coaching process and throughout your life will help to initiate lasting lifestyle behavior change not temporary adjustments.

For more information, visit her website at http://www.powerpotentialcoaching.com.