Introducing our passionate about Health Team
Chiropractor / Kinesiologist / Dry Needling + much more
Dr Chris Ientile
“I will listen, I do care and I’m here to help”
With over 39 years of experience, his care phrase has been demonstrated, “He will always listen, truly cares, and is here to help”.
Dr Chris is committed to permanent personal development and holds qualifications in a number of techniques to adjust the spine and nervous system, which include:
Chiropractic care, Applied Kinesiology, Chinese Meridian channels, Neuro Emotional Technique, SOT, Neurolink, Gonstead and his profound understanding of how the body works.
“I love what I do and after 39 years in practice, I still love coming to work. I love that I can help people’s pain disappear and their lives change as a result of that… I mean -who enjoys being in pain?-…it changes the way you feel, think and live. Healing is a joint effort between you and me… I have a lot of knowledge and skill, and your body has an innate ability to heal itself…I just help remove the interference.”
Musculoskeletal Therapy / Frequency Therapy / Heart Health Analysis / Hair Analysis
“If you want to see changes, you need to be committed to it”.
Mark Barone graduated at the Palmer College of Chiropractic in Iowa with a Doctorate in Chiropractic in 1978.
In Australia he has developed as a Musculoskeletal Therapist for the last 10 years.
At our Burleigh Heads Empowering Wellness Centre he offers:
- Musculoskeletal Therapy to help manage physical pain or discomfort
- Frequency and Bioresonance Therapy, utilising several diagnostic systems such as the Physiospect
- Heart Health Analysis through the Max Pulse Software, providing detailed and accurate vascular and arterial information
- Mineral Hair analysis for the detection of toxins and heavy metals
- Body Mass Index Test or Bioelectrical Impedance analysis
Mark Barone is passionate about the importance of acknowledging hormonal imbalances related to stress and depression and understands the relevance of treating each patient as a whole.
During his vast career, Mark has also been interested in hormone balancing and weight loss. He pursues empowering the community through tailor-made programs and specialised supplementation.
Domi was born in France, on Australia Day. She lived in Paris for about 25 years, working in Administration and ended up in Australia in 2003 working as a Room Attendant, while preparing her Diploma in Remedial Massage. Dominique launched her own natural therapies business in 2011 starting with Remedial Massage and Reiki, then gaining qualifications in Access Consciousness, Cranio-Sacral Therapy and Genome Healing along the way. And we are very lucky to have her in our Empowering Wellness team! How could it get any better than this? What else is possible?
Remedial Massage / Deep Tissue / Craniosacral therapy / Genome Healing
Dominique De Groote
“How does it get better than this? “
Domi was born in France, on Australia Day. She lived in Paris for about 25 years, working in Administration and ended up in Australia in 2003 working as a Room Attendant, while preparing her Diploma in Remedial Massage.
Dominique launched her own natural therapies business in 2011 starting with Remedial Massage and Reiki, then gaining qualifications in Access Consciousness, Cranio-Sacral Therapy and Genome Healing along the way. And we are very lucky to have her in our Empowering Wellness team! How could it get any better than this? What else is possible?
Naturopath / Remedial Massage / Counsellor / Acupressure
“Holistic approach to mind and body integration”.
Ron Bass is a fully Qualified, Accredited, Registered & Experienced Naturopath, Remedial Therapist and Counsellor. Over 32 years Ron has helped thousands of people through private consultations, seminars, workshops, courses and retreats.
Prior to his career in the healing arts, throughout the 70′s and 80′s Ron trained in an array of disciplines including Martial Arts, Yoga and Meditation with various masters.
In 1990 Ron studied Holistic Healing Arts at the Tian You College of Wholistic & Esoteric Healing Arts in Byron Bay. Ron then graduated with a Diploma of Remedial Therapies in 1992 and Naturopathy in 1994 at the Academy of Natural Therapies, including the sciences, nutrition, herbalism, homoeopathy and more. He more recently graduated with a Diploma of Counselling from the Australian Institute of Professional Counsellors in 2018.
Ron has also worked at various clinics, including chiropractic, physiotherapy, medical centres and health retreats. Ron founded the ‘Universal School of Holistic Healing Arts’, which over a decade has assisted thousands of students on the path of self-care and self-development. Ron has also been a lecturer at various other institutions, including the Australian Institute of Massage, Massage Schools of Queensland and Q Academy.
Ron’s special interests are in stress, pain and fatigue management. Ron’s additional interests and studies include; Ancient Ayurvedic and Traditional Oriental Medicine, Bio-Energetics and Holistic Healing Arts.
For many years, Ron has also been a writer for numerous magazines, as well as a speaker at many events and radio, on topics of well-being, holistic health and self-awareness and self-development.
Career related credentials include: Government Accredited Diploma of Applied Science in Naturopathy, Dip. Remedial Therapies, Dip. Counselling, Dip. Clinical Hypnotherapy & Dip. Holistic Healing Arts. Also, Certificates of Swedish Massage, Therapeutic Massage, Shiatsu, Iridology, Flower Essences, Aromatherapy, Polarity Therapy, Holistic Pulsing, Touch for Health, 1, 2 & 3, Psychic & Spiritual Healing, Tian-you Access Healing, Astrology, Rebirthing, Advanced Reiki, Seichem & Magnified Healing, Voice-Dialogue-Counselling, Metamorphosis Technique, Quantum Healing, Hemaview-Analysis, Homotoxicology, Biomesotherapy and Genetic Profiling.
Ron conducts private consultations and presents seminars, workshops, courses and retreats.
Remedial Massage / Dry needling / Cupping / REIKI
“Our body has the power and energy to heal itself. We just need to take care and listen to it carefully.”
Silvinha is passionate about ancient oriental Medicine and is registered in Australia as a Dry Needling Therapist. She also studied and graduated in China where she did some practices in a Traditional Chinese medicine Hospital in Beijing. Silvinha also studied Aromatherapy in previous years which she includes in her therapy and her patients seem to adore it!
Silvinha has been in the massage industry since 2016 when she started studying YMA (Yoga Massage Ayurvedic) and also did her Reiki course last year here in Australia.
Silvinha is incisively studying and learning to amplify her knowledge in the massage therapy field.
Light Therapist / Intuitive & Sound Healer / Kundalini Yoga & Meditation
“Gita sees the potential and unique gift in every being”
Gita is a Light Therapist, Sound Healer and Kundalini Yoga Teacher. Her life purpose is to share unique methods of healing, self-awareness and conscious lifestyle with people.
Gita’s been spiritually focused since childhood. Always fascinated by the unseen and Spirit, wondering and searching for the answers about the magic and gift of Life. Her curiosity to find inner peace and health has driven Her into various spiritual studies, paths and traditions. She completed many trainings from Sound Healing, Light Healing, Kundalini Yoga and Meditation, Sound Massage, energy therapy, Reiki, Healing in the Deep Meditation State and more. She graduated with a Bachelor of Marketing and Logistic Management in Poland. Yet it didn’t fulfil Her deeper longing. She became a Student of the College of Psychotronics where she learned many alternative and holistic ways of perceiving and healing human beings. However, Gita’s biggest passion, devotion and path are healing frequencies of Sound and Light.
Gita mission is to awaken you into the inner source of wealth, will and power. Supporting you in self-creation of your unique life, in accordance to the Heart and Soul purpose. She’s committed Her life to be in service to humanity and its highest potentials. Sharing her gifts, light and heart, techniques and wisdom with everyone who is willing and ready to receive it and to live life fully. All by using natural vibrations and frequencies.
Transformational Life Coaching / Sound Healing / Quantum REIKI
“Above all Healing”
Melody is an International Energy Healer, Transformational Life Coach, Hypnotherapist, Quantum Transformational Healer, Reiki Master, Sound Healer, Trainer, Tibetan Singing Bowl Teacher, and Meditation Teacher for over 28 years. Her ability is not only intuitive; it is a gift that is both rare and precious, and one that she openly will share with who comes to her.
Tapping into your natural talents and abilities, as well as creating a unique environment of personal harmony and balance. Her reassuring, practiced guidance will cleanse your thoughts, accentuating an expanded wisdom and understanding. Your inherent ability to find answers to obstacles that plague you will be the positive result. You will experience serenity – an enhanced spiritual growth that will lovingly touch every dimension of your life.
Remedial / Sports Massage / Deep Tissue / Trigger Point therapy
“Nurturing yet strong hands”
Eriko left the corporate world to become a qualified massage therapist in 2006. Her decision to move into massage and natural therapies brought one of her dreams to fruition. She has studied to diploma level of remedial massage, and has acquired considerable experience in medical industry.
Being originally from Japan, she is keen to incorporate the Eastern healing theories into the more traditional Western massage approach. Consequently, she offers a wide range of massage modalities, and utilizes a combination of them to suit each individual. She has nurturing yet strong hands that seem to intuitively sense where her clients need to be treated, and this enable them to receive the best possible results.
Having the ability to bring both physical and mental wellness to her clients, Eriko finds her job as a massage therapist the most rewarding job ever, and that there is almost nothing to compare to the satisfaction she receives from seeing a client who arrives in pain and stressed, leaves pain-free and relaxed.
Energy Healing / Reflexology /Hot Jade Stones Massage/ Myofascial cupping / Lymphatic drainage
“I believe everyone deserves happiness“
Claudia is an enthusiastic athlete and she studied Sports and Recreation in Australia. Her passion for sports and interest to learn how to take care of her own body led her to become a Qualified Remedial Massage Therapist. Her sports and Recreation backgrounds are: Ice Figure Skating, Amateur Boxing, Ballet, Ballroom Dancing, Cycling, Swimming, Hiking, Diving, Surfing and GI Brazilian Jiujitsu.
With 8 years of Spiritual Awareness pursuit, she is enrolled in a Master Holistic Counselling course. Over 2 years she has been helping people on the Gold Coast to achieve their physical objectives safely and effectively through holistic Mind, Body & Spirit care.
Her Goals are very simple: Protect you from any injury and heal muscle soreness. Prevent you from wasting your money and time. Enhance you!
Enjoy your journey to wellness through her unique healing, soothing and therapeutic touch.
Reception and Admin
“I don’t want to miss one day without laughing”
Ceci has been travelling around the world since she was 18 years old and she is passionate about mindful living and diversity.
She graduated with a Diploma in Travel and Tourism Management. She studied and graduated in Spain and worked with Tourism for more than 10 years all around the country. Ceci also studied Graphic Design in Australia and she is passionate about Interior Design as well. At the moment she also works as a carer with kids with a disability.
Ceci has been in Australia since 2014 she chose Burleigh Heads as her favourite place to live in the world. She considers Empowering Wellness Team as her family and feels grateful to be surrounded by this knowledgeable team.
“When we feel our best, we can give our best”
Chilli first arrived at Empowering Wellness driven by her intuition in 2014. Since then, she has developed steadily and joyfully as our Practice Manager, growing alongside the Clinic.
She graduated with a Marketing & Advertising Bachelor and worked in the Marketing and Communications Department for companies such as Telecom for over 10 years in Buenos Aires, Argentina but after that, she gave a 180~ turn to her life, as she turned into a Yoga Instructor and started travelling and living life in what she considered a more conscious and giving way. Chilli has been involved in volunteer jobs everywhere she’s been, mainly helping disadvantaged children in education and environmental awareness. At the moment she also develops as a Support Worker with young people with a disability which she is passionate about.
Chilli also shares Yoga Classes as part of the Active and Healthy Gold Coast program.
Chilli feels grateful to have found Empowering Wellness Burleigh as a place to learn every day from its wonderful team members, in a professional but also holistic way.