Heike is of European descent, has worked in various parts of the world and now resides in Los Alamos, near Santa Fe N.M.
Heike has had a full and very versatile career following her dreams of enjoying a very successful professional dancing career.
Throughout her life she has been combining her desire to work with children, and offering her gift of implementing the natural holistic approach to overall lifestyle.
While embarked on a professional path to become a child psychologist, she decided to listen to her child-within and her heart’s desire to pursue a strenuous dancing career touring the world in major productions and musicals. She faced a challenge of catching up with dancers who danced since early childhood, but that did not discourage her. Heike’s exceptional talent, drive, determination and immense discipline allowed her to enter the dance world in her teens, catch up and still achieve great success in the dance and Theater. Her creative vision and love for music allows her to emerce herself in story-telling and self-expression in the art of choreography.
Her life-experience left Heike with firsthand knowledge how one’s desire and willpower can overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles. She shares that view and disposition with her clients, when encouraging them to realize that it is absolutely never too late to reach optimal physical condition and feel healthy, alive and empowered.
Through her travels , she gained professional knowledge and experience in how to keep in impeccable physical shape, eat healthy and remain uninjured and strong.
Soon her method became popular among her peers and she created her own method of STRETCH and DANCE & CONDITIONING programs.
Returning to the world of Wellness she decided to pursue a degree in Psychology and behavior study in addition to her degree in Early Childhood Education and worked in social settings as Youth Counselor, Integrative Coach and facilitator of Relaxation Therapies. She received her Master degree in Naturopathy, extensive education in Massage Therapy techniques such as Swedish, Deep-Tissue, Reflexology, Shiatsu, Aromatherapy, Stone Massage and additional study in Neuromuscular and Kinesiology Work, Neck-Release, Pregnancy Massage and Spa Treatments.
Heike is a Certified and Licensed Massage Therapist here in New Mexico.
She further expanded her knowledge with intensive study in placement, stretching and Alexander technique and enjoyed a popular following in private practice with chiropractors at world renowned Resorts and Spas. She continues to refine her skills, adding continuous knowledge to her repertoire to help her clients even more.
Over the last 25 years, she has studied, taught, choreographed and performed dance in various venues and specialized in Ballet and Jazz and has been teaching at New Mexico Dance Theater in Los Alamos since 2012. Heike has worked at NDI in Santa Fe teaching workshops and classes. She is now resuming her passion in teaching dance, coaching dance in gymnastics and working with Individuals attain their Personal Goals in Los Alamos and Santa Fe.
She became part of the Team of highly skilled Massage Therapists at the world-renown Spa "Ten Thousand Waves" in Sept. 2017.
Heikewellnessmethod was established in Feb. 2017 and her offices are located in Los Alamos and Santa Fe where she provides a variety of services in Massage Therapy, Wellness, Dance, Postural Alignment and balanced life-style Programs for her clients.
Motherhood has brought her closer to different physical challenges mothers and women of all ages experience and has inspired her to create new groundbreaking yet easy to follow techniques especially for women.
She works privately and specializes in personal, easy and manageable approach bringing fast results and an optimistic outlook and an overall sense of well-being to people everywhere.
Heike has developed an incredible body awareness through the years of dance, learning about health, people and comprehensive bodywork to approach a person from exactly where they are to becoming their BEST and is dedicated to share her knowledge and skills to help YOU, become the "Best Version of Yourself".