Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Dr. Marazita learned foot reflexology from her maternal grandmother, a former student of Foot Reflexology US author and pioneer, Eunice Ingham. As a former international commercial banker in New York, Switzerland, Latin America, London, and Hong Kong, Dr. Marazita discovered the daily practice of Tai Chi and walking foot reflexology paths to cope with her corporate stresses.
In 1999, she made a career change to study Chinese at Bastyr University (masters and doctorate), the Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and the Chengdu University of TCM.
Dr. Marazita is a regular wellness lecturer and consultant to executives, nurses, medical doctors, pharmacists, state reflexology associations and community groups and schools.
She currently lives in East Lansing, Michigan with her family.
Michael Spano, M.S.
Masters of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
As a child, Michael Spano suffered from allergies. His only relief came with acupuncture- a field he decided to pursue once when it become possible to study Chinese Medicine in the U.S. As a former restaurant manager, he observed daily how poor dietary and lifestyle choices influenced the health of his employees, customers and fellow managers.
Since his career change to Chinese Medicine in 1999, he works, publishes and teaches in an integrative medical setting at the University of Texas MD Anderson Medical Center where he regularly incorporates foot reflexology into his acupuncture services. He has traveled in Asia, Latin America and Europe to research natural healing methods including foot reflexology paths.
Michael Spano currently lives in Houston, Texas.
Dr. Paul Raish
Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine
Dr. Paul Raish holds a degree of Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine (Bastyr University 2007) and a Bachelor of Science in Biology (Truman State University). Dr. Raish’s passion is facilitating his patients healing journey to find, treat and remove the underlying causes of illness, rather than merely eliminating or suppressing symptoms. .
Dr. Raish's love of art, nature, and stone combine with his background in reflexology, concrete, masonry, landscape and design to create functional works of art that empower people to achieve wellness.
Dr. Raish currently resides in Kalispell, Montana with his wife and four children where he practices naturopathic medicine.