Appalachia School of Holistic Herbalism

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Adeha Feustel, LMBT

Adeha Feustel uses deep tissue bodywork and gentle myofascial release, identifying and freeing areas of chronic, re-establishing lost flexibility and restoring the buoyant upright posture that will bless your older years. Take advantage of her extensive sustainable health research to find new directions for your old health challenges.  Call Adeha at 828-683-1992 to schedule an appointment.


Alexandra Tait, CHt

Alexandra Tait CHt. has dedicated her life to transformation, cultivating a powerful tool box of effective modalities to heal the whole person and create maximum wellness. She has worked in holistic and complimentary therapies for 20 years creating a safe, skilled and compassionate container for her clients healing.

“Alexandra’s strong and graceful presence eased me into a healing adventure that was and remains truly evolutionary! Thank you for your skill and compassion.”-Linda-N.Y.

  • Clinical Hypnotherapist with the American Institute of Hypnotherapy.
  • Woolger Method of Hypnosis – with over 18 years experience.
  • National Association of Transpersonal Hypnotherapy – former N.Y. Chapter President
  • Regression Therapy specialty-The emphasis is to get to the ROOT of the issue to heal at a deep level. Full vibrancy may be realized when old road blocks are cleared. Childhood and Adult Trauma, Addictions, Disassociation, Women’s Issues, Psychic Invasion, Clearing Cords, Soul Retrieval and exploring Past Lives.
  • Spirit Releasement Therapy – empowering process to responsibly clear energy fields, heal the vulnerability that created the situation and cultivate the Light within. Emotional Release through Breathwork – “Holotropic” style using intention, music, touch and safety to facilitate emotional release, clarity and aliveness at a cellular level.
  • Ordained Interfaith Minister / Women’s Empowerment Guide – Spiritual Counselor, legal officiant of Weddings. Rights of Passage, Archery, Woods Skills.
  • Alexandra Tait lectures and offers workshops both in Asheville and abroad. Some examples are: “The Reality of Reincarnation through Past Life Regression”, “Psychic Self Defence and Space Clearing”, “Working with the Faerie the reality behind the fantasy”, and Women’s Empowerment topics.
  • An explorer of Earth Mysteries, Alexandra Tait has been a tour guide to the sacred places of Britain and Egypt where she has extensively traveled and lived. American of Welsh heritage through her Motherline, her ancestors came from Treffynnon – “Holy Well.” A famous healing spring. The Welsh have an ancient tradition of knowing we are all an integrated part of nature and that nature has consciousness. An awareness the Welsh call “the Faerie”. Wales has a strong cultural tradition of working with and celebrating the faerie through myths, legends and song. A beautiful tradition she loves to share. She offers her services in the Celtic tradition of Anamcara, or soul guidance work using her exensive training and experience.

To schedule a private session and more information please contact:


Hedieh Shariatmadari, Holistic Healing Practitioner

An Iranian of Persian, Turkic, and Mongolian blood, Hedieh offers her services as a Holistic Healing Practioner. Healing modalities may include: Dimensional Energetic Healing; Persian, Native American, and Western Herbalism;  Stone, Gem, Mineral Therapy; Past Life and Karmic Readings; Aura Clearing; Nutritional Support; Intuitive Counseling; Sound Healing; Folk Healing; and Hands-on Healing. Custom-made Herbal and Energetic medicines (Plant, Earthed, Planetary, and Ritual Essences) may accompany the healing, or be recommended as part of the healing continuum.

Holistic Healings facilitate healing in all dimensions and may be helpful towards balancing emotional states, shifting patterns of behavior, recovering from illness and injury, healing from trauma (both past life and present), aligning your life and relationships towards your goals, and bringing transformation towards any aspect of your life.

More information regarding Hedieh and her other offerings as an educator, storyteller, spiritual midwife and healer may be found at She may be reached at or by phone at (828) 691-8137.


Joel Wind Fox Boyle, Clinical Herbalist

Joel Wind Fox Boyle runs Wind Fox Herbal in Black Mountain, NC where he has assisted many people overcome their various health challenges. With experience working with various forms of cancer, autoimmune disorders, antibiotic-resistant infectious diseases, and many other varying afflictions – providing relief and hope for clients both locally and across the continent of North America. Wind Fox is certified as a Clinical Herbalist through the Appalachia School of Holistic Herbalism (in 2007) where he continues to teach and inspire future generations of herbalists. See the website – for more information, and Wind Fox can be reached by phone at (828) 335-7853 or through email at


John Myers and Jane Lawson

John and Jane are two of our therapy practitioners here at ASHH. John is licensed massage therapist and Thai Yoga Massage practitioner. Jane has a psychotherapy and energy practice, focusing primarily on women’s issues.  She was originally trained as a dance/movement therapist and also enjoys working on body image issues.

John and Jane also have created Hickory Nut Forest, a sustainable eco-community in Hickory Nut Gorge, combining over 200 acres of natural lands with green solar homes, organic gardens/apple orchard and miles of hiking trails.  In 2010, they opened the Laughing Waters Retreat Center and have over 30 events planned this year including yoga, herb/wildflower walks, bodywork, dance, music concerts, various healing arts, kids programs, organic gardening, weddings, retreats, and much more.

Contact Jane at 828-712-7797 or to schedule an appointment.  John recently took an advanced Thai Massage training and is looking for more folks to practice the new techniques on. He is currently offering a free session, so if you would like to try it out, contact John at 828-712-4926 or


Maariah McAndrew, Massage & Energy Healing

Maariah has been practicing Therapeutic Massage for over 25 years.   She provides a customized session for you that can range from refined energy work to deep tissue massage.  Depending on your request, she often incorporates a deeply relaxing approach with Positional Release, Polarity, Acupressure, & other modalities & finishes with CranioSacral & overall energy balancing.   Lymphatic Drainage is also available if needed.  Intuitively she works with your body & the messages she receives thru listening hands to bring you to a new state of well being.

Additionally, if you are ready to make positive shifts in your life, Maariah can work with your subconscious efficiently & effectively to release sabotaging, unconscious patterns that cause repeated unwanted experiences & reactions to life.  The Emotion Code & the Body Code together are powerful tools that allow us to work with & move beyond the story to the point in time that emotions were trapped, or to ancestral patterns that you inherited to bring them to the surface for releasing.  The results are both subtle & profound when experiences that once were very difficult lose their charge and life begins to flow with more ease & grace.

Another service available is GeoBiology, which identifies & clears geopathic stress within & under your home or business. The effects of this unseen energy can be creating weakened immunity, illness, disharmonious relationships & more.  Neutralization  & cleansing of the negative effects of these geopathic forces caused by electrosmog, underground water, & human interactions & more will bring back a new harmony & balance in the place you & others spend so much of your time.  As a bonus, Mother Earth will also be happier !


Michele Denise, Energy Healing

Michele Denise uses John of God Crystal Therapy from Brazil, Reiki, and Intuitive energy healing to release physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual blocks. As a result the chakras open and are balanced. People experience a wide range of relief and reversal of pain in all of these areas. Many people experience a deep sense of peace and reconnection as well. The Crystal bed comes from John of God’s world famous healing center in Brazil where Millions have traveled from all over the world finding healing from all types of challenges many of which have been labeled terminal. John of God has been the focus of 16 documentaries on miracle cures and most recently featured on Oprah and Dr Oz. after both traveled to his healing center, The Casa De Dom Inacio.

The crystal bed was created by John of God and is used in Brazil. Michele brought the crystal bed back to the US in 2008 after receiving personal permission from John of God and has had remarkable results with her clients. 1Hour sessions are $60.00 by appointment.