About Our Founder, Lorelei

Over 25 years of personalized and professional experience

OTR/L, C-IAYT, E-RYT500

Lorelei has over 25 years of Occupational Therapy experience and more than 10 years as a yoga therapist in: pediatrics, acute care, home health, rehabilitation, mental health, and skilled nursing. She is a regularly featured national speaker on various topics from an integrative perspective and has written several handbooks. Lorelei is a Fieldwork Educator with USC, on faculty with the Optimal State of Living program, and leads retreats.  She is the developer of the Integrative Wellness Therapy method, which blends western medicine with research-based complementary techniques, with an emphasis on neurological concerns (Parkinson’s, Post-stroke, brain injury, dementia) and mental health (executive function, anxiety, depression, ADHD). She received her degree in Occupational Therapy from USC and her Yoga Therapy certificate from Loyola Marymount University and the Optimal State Method. She is blessed to be the mother of two adult children, Anna Leah and Daniel. Lorelei enjoys exploring novel methods of empowering people to flourish by taking the therapy out of the clinic and in to daily life, with specialties in Inclusive Sailing and Equine Assisted Therapy.  Lorelei provides private/concierge therapeutics and home health services in the Ventura area, teaches yoga privately, and offers integrated bodywork techniques.

Lorelei Eisner-Woerner
  • Registered, Licensed Occupational Therapist

  • Certified Yoga Therapist

  • Experience-Registered Yoga Teacher, Yoga Alliance, 500 hrs (Yoga Teacher Trainer)

  • Certified, Myofascial Release/Muscle Release/Reiki

  • Certified, Sensory Integration & Praxis Test

  • Yoga Ed. Instructor

  • Trained in Hippotherapy (OT using horses)


Laryssa Green, USC OTD Resident

Candidate for Doctor of Occupational Therapy at USC

Resident with Wellness Arts Village, Fall 2018 to Fall 2019

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Laryssa Green, OTR is a doctoral resident in Mrs TH Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy’s 2019 class at the University of Southern California’s. During her residency, she is exploring the concept of spirituality through the development of daily use of occupations that enhance spirituality in treatment with practical methodology. Laryssa intends to make such methods and an accompanying assessment accessible to practitioners and clients through contributions to the Integrative Wellness Therapy TM Training. In her therapeutic interventions, she strives to support the client in the areas of hope, resilience and self-efficacy. She is also in process of creating wellness-related curricula for classes within the Wellness Arts Village


Jackie McIntosh, USC OTD Resident

Candidate for Doctor of Occupational Therapy at USC

Resident with Wellness Arts Village, Jan 2019 to Dec 2019

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Jackie McIntosh is a Doctoral resident from the University of Southern California. She is a licensed and registered occupational therapist, a certified and registered yoga teacher and a Thai massage therapist practitioner. During her residency at WAV, she intends to develop a program for local youth and contribute to business development. She has traveled the world teaching and studying yoga, deepening her understanding of the mind -body connection and learning about occupational therapy in a global setting. Her interests lay in holistic health, community wellness and client centered treatment. She currently resides in Ojai, California.


STAFF DEVELOPMENT IN PROGRESS

Speech and Language Pathologist — oral motor and swallowing

Physical Therapist — Modalities, Infrared, E-Stim, Ultrasound

Art Therapist — variety of mediums

Dance Therapist — modified ballet/barre

Indian Dance Instructor

Music Therapist — Drum Circle Facilitator

Drama Therapist — Improv

Laughter Yoga Facilitator

Ayurvedic Practioner — pancakarma and herbalist

Alexander Technique Practioner

Feldenkrais Practioner — Awareness Through Movement Instructor

Craino-Sacral Practioner