Theresa Schmidt: Clinic Administrator and Clinical Nutritionist
Theresa has been with Saks Wellness Center for over 22 years. She graduated from GVSU with a bachelor’s degree in Biology. Theresa enjoys working in an atmosphere of wellness care and excellence in patient care.
Kelli Harwood: Office Manager and Certified Personal Trainer
Kelli has been with Saks Wellness Center for over 10 years. She is our office manager and serves as the patient advocate. Kelli graduated from Davenport University with honors, obtaining a B.S. degree and has been a certified personal trainer since 2008. She and her husband Tim live in Gaylord with their three boys.
Megan Montgomery: Licensed Massage Therapist
Megan started with Saks Wellness Center in June of 2012. She graduated from the Blue Heron Academy of Healing Arts & Science as Validictorian in 2006 specializing in medical massage therapy. she proceeded to go to Baker College of Flint to get her Physical Therapist Assistant degree and graduated in 2008. She has worked in physical therapy for the past 5 years specializing in manual therapy and deep tissue massage. Megan enjoys the hands on, one on one, treatment with patients, getting them out of pain and getting them back to their daily activities.
Gwyn Smith: Massage Therapist
Gwyn is the newest member of the Saks Wellness Center Team and thouroughly enjoys her position as a massage therapist. Upon finishing her medical massage education at Blue Heron Academy of Healing Arts & Science in 2013 she decided to further her education in manual therapy at Blue Heron. Being part of the healing process and watching her clients' health improve gives her joy and fulfillment.
Tamra Buhrman: Theraputic Body Work Practitioner/Licensed Massage Therapist
Tamra has been with Saks Wellness Center for over 6 yeasrs. She was born and raised on a farm in Northern Michigan. Tamra has traveled to London, England to study under Michael Kern. She graduated from a 2 year practitioner training at The Craniosacral Therapy Educational Trust. In 2007, she graduated from the Naturopathic Institute of Therapies and is a Certified Therapeutic Bodywork Practitioner and is nationally certified. Tamra resides in Northern Michigan with her husband and two children.
Sara Pence: Massage Therapist
Sara has been practicing therapeutic massage full time since 1998. A graduate from Kirtland Community college with an associates degree in Applied Science and Massage Therapy. She has worked with multiple Chiropractors, Physicians and Physical Therapists, which she continues to receive a number of patient referrals from all of them. Sara has had the pleasure of working for Saks Wellness Center since 1998 and is experienced in a variety of massage techniques.
Erin Ryznar : Scheduling Coordinator
Erin started with Saks Wellness Center in October of 2013 after relocating from Colorado back to Michigan. Erin grew up in Northern Michigan and has returned to be with family, enjoy the beautiful seasons and live a healthy lifestyle.
Barb Bourdlaies: Scheduling Coordinator
Barb joined the Saks Wellness Center team in September of 2013. She and her husband live in Gaylord with their son.
Joel Adkins: Certified Personal Trainer
Joel has been a personal trainer since 2003 and has worked at Saks Wellness Center since 2011. Joel enjoys working out, weight lifting and outdoor activities. He loves helping people feel better and reach their goals.