MEET THE KRAVE TEAM

We are a diverse group of strong individuals who truly believe in the services we provide. The KRAVE team works diligently to create exceptional customer experiences, offering a wide range of wellness modalities to help on multiple levels for the health and wellness needs for our community. We are each dedicated to our continued education so that we can continue to raise the bar in overall experience.

We encourage you to read about each of us below.

“Goddess of Goodness”

Owner, Licensed Massage Therapist, Esthetician and Nail Technician, Certified Spray Tan Specialist

As KRAVE’s founder and owner, I have been a practicing massage therapist since 1999, licensed through the South Dakota Board of Massage Therapy and a certified massage therapist through Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals. I uphold these same standards for each massage therapist you will experience at KRAVE.

In 2015, I expanded my skills by becoming a licensed esthetician and nail technician.

I am truly passionate about continuing to grow and learn, along with the Krave team, and build a safe, therapeutic environment where everyone in our community feels welcome and cared for.

Marty was named the Brookings Chamber of Commerce-Women in Leadership and Learning (WILL) 2011 Rising Star Recipient. She is a member of the Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, and is a Chamber of Commerce Retail Committee Member.

Marty and her sons, Joel and Jerett, are lifetime Brookings residents.

“Heart-Centered Healer”

ModiYoga™ Certified Yoga Instructor (200YTC), Mindfulness & Confidence Life Coach, Reiki Master Teacher, Vibrational Sound Therapist, and Intuitive Chakra Energy Healer

Hello beautiful souls! My name is Charmaine and I am a wild soul healer and spiritual rebel. I have dedicated my life to being the person I once needed at different times in my own life journey. This has led me to focus my growth in the skills of trauma healing and human wellness. I continue to expand my knowledge and am currently a ModiYoga™ Certified Yoga Instructor (200YTC), Mindfulness & Confidence Life Coach, Reiki Master Teacher, Vibrational Sound Therapist, and Intuitive Chakra Energy Healer. I also enjoy working with clients on goal digging, journaling, tarot, and crystals to explore their personal soul needs and desires.

I completed study in the summer of 2021 with the Maharani Academy, earning my certification in Ayurvedic Sacred™ Bodywork, Marma Therapy, and Pancha Karma, and will graduate from the South Dakota School of Massage Therapy later this year. 

That sounds like a lot, I know, but full person wellness is my passion and I take my self-care seriously. Let me help you reimagine self-care which nourishes your full being.

“Skincare Siren”

Licensed Esthetician

Hello! I’m Karena and I’ve been a licensed certified esthetician since 2014, having received my certification from Stewart School in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. I am intensely committed to my clients and am truly passionate about benefiting their skincare needs. I not only provide the more commonly recognized facial modalities, I also specialize in providing specific IMAGE Skincare therapies; facials, peels, and body treatments.  

I recently graduated from the South Dakota School of Massage Therapy where I was able to build my wellness knowledge. I am excited to share this additional service to my clients for a true therapeutic wellness experience.

“Herbal Oracle”

Namaste. My name is Brook and I have dreamed of being a massage therapist since I was a little girl. My dream will come true at the end of 2021 when I anticipate graduating from the South Dakota School of Massage Therapy. As an avid learner, my education won’t stop there. I want to bring self-care to focus and continue growing in skills, including Reiki, Sound Therapy, and all things in natural herbal healing. 

In my free time I am out hiking, going on adventures with my family, and truly just enjoying the small things in my life that bring me back to my zen.

I joined KRAVE in the opportunity to learn and grow more with you and I would be honored to be part of your next KRAVE experience! 

“Muscle Maven”

Hi! I’m Nicole. After five years of helping cyclists of all abilities to purchase the equipment which was right for them, I am now pursuing my passion of helping those same athletes, and many more, maintain their best full-being wellness with massage therapy and other therapeutic modalities. My proposed graduation date from the South Dakota School of Massage Therapy is the end of 2021.

When I am not working, I enjoy spending time with family and friends, fishing, and camping. 

I look forward to helping you achieve your massage goals, whether for relaxation, stress management, pain management, or injury recovery. Hope to see you soon!

 

Chloe comes to Krave from Austin, Minnesota. She is currently in her junior year at SDSU where she is majoring in Human Biology with a specialization in Optometry. After SDSU, she plans to attend Optometry School.

You can find Chloe studying when she isn’t on the job, but while she is here her smiling face and upbeat personality will provide you exceptional customer service.

Hey folks, I’m Erin! I grew up in Sheldon, Iowa and graduated from Sheldon High School in 2019. I am currently in my junior year at South Dakota State University, majoring in Human Development and Family Studies. I plan to continue my educational career by attending graduate school for Mental Health Counseling. 

I am happy to be a part of Team KRAVE and enjoy providing each of our clients with exceptional service from the moment they walk in our doors. I look forward to seeing you soon!

“Dermal Diva”

Licensed Esthetician

Michelle truly loves helping others feel beautiful in their own skin. As we expand Team Krave, she is here to provide facials, waxing, and sugaring services during the evenings.

 


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