Who We Are
PNEUMA (Greek for "breath of God"), is a Family Wellness Centre located in Southeastern Michigan, in the heart of downtown Adrian. We are passionate about bringing to you the best we can in holistic health and wellness.
With a variety of things to choose from, such as: massage, yoga, meditation classes, Reiki, licensed professional counseling, holistic counseling, and aerobic exercise. We look forward to having many classes for the public that will highlight our offerings as well as other topics of interest in the community. Look around our website and if you have any questions or comments please feel free to contact us. We look forward to seeing you.
Meet Our Team
Linda Martinez Faz, CEYT/E-RYT
Co-Founder/Director of Yoga
Linda Martinez was introduced to Yoga, in 1982, from a College dance instructor. In 1985, she studied the formal practice of Hatha Yoga daily for 4 years. Linda was the wife of a Marine, and found herself finding a class wherever they traveled. During this time, the study of Svaroopa was introduced as well as an intense study in Iyengar.
As life changed, so did Linda’s practice. She returned to Yoga after being diagnosed with 4th stage ovarian cancer, and a 12' fall. With daily practice, she was able to loose over 100 pounds and relieve her chronic pain from fibromyalgia and several herniated discs.
Linda earned a CEYT-Certified Embodiment Yoga Therapist from Master Yoga Foundation in California and continued studying for 30 years and over 2,500 hours. She also earned her E-RYT/YTT from Yoga Alliance and the renowned Yoga Teacher Training Program in San Diego, California.
Other Degrees include; Associates in Business Management, BA in Environmental Science and Masters in Fine Arts all from SDSU. She is Certified in Dietary Wellness, from Michigan State University, and has National Registry in Paramedics from University of Toledo Medical Center in 2000.
Currently Linda is working towards her Yoga Practitioner through the renowned Iyengar Institute and she is also a Medical student in the kinesiology program at UT Medical College.
Linda believes in Seva, Blessings by the spirit of serving others.
Terri Kaczor, LMT
Co-Owner/ Director of Massage, Licensed Massage Therapist, Reiki Practitioner
Terri is a 2012 graduate of Irene's Myomassology Institute in Southfield, MI and has been practicing in Lenawee county ever since. She likes to integrate the techniques of Swedish/Therapeutic massage, CranioSacral Therapy, NeuroKinetic Therapy, and Reiki into her sessions; she also offers Hot Stone Massage and uses essential oils. Terri enjoys using gentle techniques to relax and balance the tissues and structures of the human body so that people may reduce their stress, pain and dysfunction. Terri has been married for over twenty years and has a teenage son that she enjoys watching in school activities. Before becoming a massage therapist, Terri was a Montessori teacher at St. Joseph Academy for 19 years and graduated from Seina Heights College in 1994 with a BA in Montessori Education.
Holistic Wellness Practitioner, Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified in Bio-Idenical Therapy
Kim offers wellness coaching under the Eastern Philosophy that we are whole individuals, and not the sum of different parts. She is compassionate and desires to bring about wholeness in all aspects of her clients' lives.
Certified in Bio Identical Hormone Supplementation and Application, her passion is to help individuals understand their bodies and restore their health, as well as slow the aging process.
As a naturalist, she likes to live as simply and purely as possible. She enjoys being in nature and brings that love into her practice by using pure products and supplementing health with products known and understood by our bodies.
Kim is also a licensed massage therapist. She graduated from Baker College in 2003 sum com laud with an associate’s degree in Clinical and Therapeutic Massage. Since then, she has owned her own business and continued her holistic education.
In 2002, she was certified as an advanced blender of Essential oils using them not only for their medicinal properties but also in everyday household applications.
A lover of education; she enjoys teaching workshops on holistic health and living, and plans to offer upcoming classes at PNEUMA as well!
Kim has completed a Bachelor’s degree in Complementary and Alternative Medicine and will be completing her minor in Psychology next summer.
Kim can be reached at:
517-759-5390 ext. 707
Tina Shafer BA, BCH, HSMI, CI
Tina is a Board Certified Hypnotherapist (16 years) operating a private practice in the Women’s Health Center at Herrick Hospital, Tecumseh. She received her Holistic Stress Management Instructor certification in 2012 with Brian Luke Seaward, a renowned and respected international expert in the fields of stress management, mind-body-spirit healing, and author of numerous books including the academic text: Managing Stress. Tina recently completed a BA in Complementary & Integrative Healthcare and is currently attending classes leading to the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) teacher-training program founded by Jon Kabat-Zinn at the University of Massachusetts.
Tina will be teaching weekly meditation classes, offering public awareness classes on complementary therapies for stress and pain management, teaching Holistic Continuing Education (CEU’s) for nurses, and operating a state licensed proprietary school for Complementary & Holistic Health Education.
Tina can be reached at:
517-759-5390, ext. 704
Virginia (Gina) Braden, MA, LPC, CAADC
Gina is a fully licensed professional counselor. She earned her BA degree in Social Work from Lourdes University in Sylvania, OH. She then went on to earn her MA degree in Counseling from Spring Arbor University Spring Arbor, MI.
Her professional experience has been working in community mental health, child welfare, criminal justice and substance abuse rehabilitation. She has been working in the addiction field since 2010 doing individual therapy, group therapy, marriage/couples counseling, and family therapy.
Gina earned her advanced certification in drug and alcohol counseling (CAADC) and is planning to get certified in gambling addiction this fall and will be on the Michigan Gambling Addiction panel for referrals. She also recently completed basic training in EMDR therapy (eye movement desensitization reprocessing). This therapy approach is an integrative psychotherapy approach that has been extensively researched for the treatment of trauma and psychological distress. She has begun the advanced EMDR training and certification process.
Along with EMDR, Gina uses other psychotherapy approaches such cognitive behavioral, motivational interviewing and solution focused therapeutic approaches. She uses an eclectic approach to help each client move forward through their pain and heal.
Gina recently chose to delve into private practice so she can have more therapeutic freedom to help people heal. Her personal life and professional experiences have given her an insight and the ability to relate and connect to people on a deep level. Her goal is to quit her agency job and do private practice full time. She has many plans and ideas for different group therapy programs such as an intensive outpatient program (IOP) for chemical dependency, programs for domestic violence, and sexual abuse
Gina is in the process of getting on various insurance panels and will soon be taking different insurances.
If you would like to schedule an individual therapy session contact her at: 1-734-430-1119.
Lisa lives in Onsted with her husband, Gary, of 42 years. She has three amazing children who chose three wonderful spouses and gave her and her husband eight beautiful grandchildren.
She had been a dental assistant for 30 years, with the last 27 years with the same dentist in Tecumseh, MI. The dentist she worked for was a Level III Reiki Master and introduced her to Reiki. Her interest peeked as she began to see the results that occurred on the dental patients with their healing. After a stressful time in her life, and loosing family members to cancer, she chose to open herself up to receiving Reiki. After having major surgery she began to realize that there really was something to Reiki. Her new found belief led her to take classes. She is certified in First and Second degree Reiki, and also Holy Fire. She has come to find performing Reiki on clients is as rewarding to the client as it to her.
Lisa can be reached at:
517-759-5390, ext. 701
Beccy was born and raised in Lenawee County and lives in Blissfield with her husband Duane. She has two grown step-children and one “precious” granddaughter.
She has enjoyed clogging, walking, water aerobics, snorkeling, sailing on Lake Eric, cruising the Caribbean, road trips in the U.S., playing slots and casinos, camp fires Up North, and spending winters at the beaches on Anna Maria Island, FL.
She was involved with the Blissfield River Raisin Festival as a volunteer for 13+ years, four of them serving as president and entertainment director.
She pursued a career in dentistry after graduating with an Associate Degree in Applied Science and Arts from Ferris State. For the last 36+ years she has been employed by the same dentist in Tecumseh. Working with her boss and his wife, who are Level III Reiki Masters, she became aware of the miraculous recovery her patients and family received from this “spiritual energy.” She is excited to share the gift of Reiki and its holistic values with her clients. Her goal is to work with body, mind, and spirit, encouraging deep relaxation and a sense of well-being while assisting the body’s own healing ability to operate more effectively and efficiently.
Beccy can be reached at:
517-759-5390, ext. 702