Bellewood's program of holistic services is based on the belief that our client's well-being is of the utmost importance. Our entire team is committed to meeting those needs. We are a group of wellness practitioners of the highest integrity, skill, and intention.
We welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and deliver you the best holistic services possible.
Veronica August, BA, MM, LMT, CMLDT, founded Bellewood in 2001. She is a Certified and Licensed Massage Therapist and a
Certified Manual Lymph Drainage Therapist.
Veronica has been in practice since 1999.
Veronica holds a BA from Oberlin College and a Master's from Indiana University.
Lu Pierro, M.Ed., Es.S., is a nationally certified Health & Wellness Coach and Reiki Master. As a coach, she has spent 30+ years helping clients set goals and maximize their potential. Her goal is to help clients break through their limiting thought patterns and beliefs. As a Reiki Master Lu is available for Reiki sessions and offers workshops for those who wish to learn Reiki I or II. She has elevated her Reiki work with the addition of Reiki Drumming whose combination offers a profound and unique healing experience.
Joanne Parker, Acupuncturist, Energy Work Practitioner, and Aroma Acupoint Therapist.
Joanne is an Licensed Acupuncturist/Herbalist
and Transformational Energy Practitioner. She first found her calling as a healer while living in Indonesia for four years where she studied an ancient form of energy cultivation and taught English. She got her Master's of Science in Traditional Oriental Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in Manhattan in 2002. She obtained a certificate in life coaching from the Coach Training Alliance, has EFT Cert-1 status and learned Be Set Free Fast with its developer.
Pat Kane, Jin Shin Jyutsu Practitioner, has been practicing energy therapy since 1999, beginning first with Reiki. She received her Jin Shin Jyutsu instruction at Morristown Memorial Hospital. Her career includes 45 years in the field of education, teaching all grade levels from pre-school Montessori to graduate school at Rutgers University. Pat spent 30 of those years with the NJ Audubon Society using the outdoors as a classroom. She is also a professional storyteller.