Custom Solutions as Unique as You
We are therapists, teachers and personal trainers who have been working together since 2008. In April 2014 we opened Wichita Body Studio. Collectively we have over 30 years of experience. We are Heidi Barker, Courtney Bensch, Vickie Carter, Renee Clark, and Amber Davey.
At Wichita Body Studio our staff of knowledgeable professionals are highly trained and certified in their respective fields of bodywork, fitness, yoga and meditation. We make it our mission to provide our services in a friendly and accessible way, inviting you to be an active participant in the state of your health. Within each area of whole body health we can individualize your care. So whether you experience one or all of our services we work with you to create an individualized plan that best suits your needs to combat the exhausting effects of modern life.
WICHITA BODY STUDIO TEAM
Heidi Barker, E-RYT200, CMT
Yoga, Meditation, Massage Therapy
Heidi Oblinger-Barker CMT, ERYT200: 1991 graduate of the University of Iowa, 1998 graduate of the Chicago School of Massage Therapy, 2003 Institute of Interdisciplinary Yoga Studies teacher training, 2012 meditation teacher certification from Shambhava School of Yoga, 2013 yoga teacher certification from Shambhava School of Yoga, 2017 trauma informed yoga teacher certification from Sundara Yoga Therapy. 2018 Yoga Shield Yoga For First Responders Ambassador.
Yoga Alliance registered yoga instructor-ERYT 200 hour. Individual and small group yoga and meditation instruction offered in studio and on site.
Workshops and Community Outreach education offered in studio and on site
Courtney Bensch, CMT
Massage Therapy, Reflexology
Courtney Bensch, CMT: 2006 Graduate of Friends University, 2008 Graduate of Kansas College of Chinese Medicine-600 hour Massage and Oriental Bodywork
Call 316-942-0323 to schedule with Courtney
Amber Davey, E-RYT200, CMT
Yoga, Meditation, Massage Therapy
Amber Davey, CMT, LMT, ERYT200: 2003 graduate of Rockhurst University; 2008 graduate of the Kansas College of Chinese Medicine-600 hour Massage and Oriental Bodywork; 2008 National Certification in Massage & Bodywork; 2014 teaching certification from Shambhava School of Yoga™-yoga and meditation; Yoga Alliance Registered yoga instructor-200 hour. Continuing Education Provider at the 200 hour level. Individual and small group yoga and meditation instruction.
Vickie Carter, RN
CranioSacral Therapy, Lymphatic Drainage Therapy, Reiki
Advanced Training in, and providing CranioSacral Therapy and Lymphatic Drainage Therapy for 20 years.
CranioSacral Therapy – a gentle light touch, hands-on manual therapy
Addressing chronic pain conditions such as fibromyalgia; migraines; carpal tunnel syndrome; back, neck and sciatic pain; tinnitus; sinus conditions; other chronic and emergent pain issues; natural stress relief; For more information go to www.upledger.com
Lymphatic Drainage Therapy – addresses edemas after any surgery including mastectomy or lumpectomy; reduction of injury-related swelling; reduction of pain and congestion of sinus infections; stress reduction; strengthens the immune system. For more information go to www.chiklyinstitute.com
Dorian Frances, CMT
Dorian has been a Certified Massage Therapist for 10+ years. Giving each of her clients a therapeutic massage in a spa like atmosphere, while promoting pain relief, more movement in the body and allowing maximum body relaxation is her primary goal in every massage.
Owner and operator of Simply Healthy Massage for the past 7 years, Dorian is excited to add The Body Studio as a new location for her to continue her passion.
She became Nationally Certified in 2008 and has been Board Certified for Advanced Therapies since 2016.
She graduated from Mesilla Valley School of Therapeutic Arts in New Mexico with 670 hours and has since done over 200 hours of continuing education including classes on hot stone therapy, cranial sacral/body dynamics, essential oils, kinesiology taping, and is currently taking a class to learn more about body work on clients with fibromyalgia.
She lives in Newton with her guy Eric, their pup Ragnar, and 2 cats Marko Ramius and Madame Big Puddy. She has a BA from the Kansas State University.
Call 316-942-0323 to schedule with Dorian
Stephanie Mankins, RYT200
Stephanie Mankins, RYT: Yoga Alliance registered yoga instructor-200 hour. 2012 completion of Meditation teacher training-30 hour. Individual and small group yoga and meditation instruction.
Visit the yoga page for class times with Stephanie
Linda Ewy, E-RYT500
Linda is a Yoga Alliance registered teacher at the 500 hour level and continuing education provider. She has been teaching yoga full time since 2009. The practice of yoga has been one of healing and transformation for Linda, and it is a great joy for her to share this pathway with others.
Visit the yoga page for class times with Linda