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Dr. Sarah Derenzo

Dr. Derenzo and her husband Mike are both U.P. natives; She was born and raised in Rockland, Michigan. During her free time Dr. Sarah  can be found agate picking on the shores of Lake Superior, hiking her favorite trails in the Porcupine Mountains, and taking an active role in her community. She is also an art enthusiast who recently opened a non-profit art gallery with the goal of enriching the Keweenaw Peninsula through creativity and imagination.

Dr. Derenzo obtained her Doctorate of Chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic. Palmer College is the first Chiropractic College founded and carries with it a long history of being the trusted leader in Chiropractic education. During her time at Palmer she was active as her Class President and was inducted into the Vogt Leadership Society. She was also nominated for the prestigious Clinical Excellence Award and graduated Magna cum Laude.

While attending Palmer College, Dr. Sarah pursued additional training in advanced soft tissue therapy techniques. She is trained in adjusting and therapy techniques including Gonstead, Diversified, Thompson, Activator, Myofascial Release, Trigger-Point, Kinesiology Taping, and Sacral-Occipital Technique. Dr. Sarah especially enjoys working with children and athletes but her practice includes the entire family.


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Mia Moilanen, LMT

 

Mia, owner of Orenda Massage, is known for putting her heart into her work. She goes beyond your sore muscles and helps you unwind not just the body, but the mind and spirit. 

In her downtime she practices yoga, enjoys hiking, traveling, and live concerts. She says she feels most at peace standing upon her paddle-board, spending time at her cabin in Lac La Belle, and being with her amazingly supportive family; Her husband Jerrod and children, Tuula and JayR, are always her biggest cheerleaders.

Mia is a graduate of the Institute of Natural Therapies but her training goes beyond standard massage training to incorporate the whole body.  She also holds certifications in Myofascial Release Therapy with John T. Barnes, P.T. and additional training in Dynamic Body Balancing instructed by Dr. Carol Phillips. From unwinding your connective tissue with Myofascial release to balancing the skull with Craniosacral therapy, she is sure to address the whole body.