John Casebere, LMP​, went to Alexandar School of Natural Therapeutics and fully graduated fCertified Zen Bodytherapy® Practitioner, Certified Zen Triggerpoint® Practitioner, Advanced Zentherapy Practitioner®, Advanced B.E.S.T.® Practitioner
John began his massage career in Fircrest, Washington as a partner in Evergreen Holistic Practitioners. He graduated from Alexandar School of Natural Therapeutics and has further training with The Upledger Institute in CranioSacral® Therapy, and The St. Johns Institute for Neuromuscular Therapy. John is also certified as an advanced B.E.S.T. practitioner by Dr. Ted Morter, Jr. in Bio Energenic Syncronization Technique and the International Zentherapy Institute, Inc., in deep body work and has been training in deep body work with William “Dub” Leigh and Bill Thompson since 1997.

John is certified in both Zen Bodytherapy®, Zen Triggerpoint Anatomy and Advanced Zen Bodytherapy®. John teaches Anatomy and Kinesiology, Clinical Treatment, Documentation and Practice Management at Alexandar School of Natural Therapeutics, Inc.

N. Evelyn Root, LMT

Heather Wilson, LMT, went to Alexandar School of Natural Therapeutics and fully graduated from that program during the fall of 2019. Her style of massage is focused more on relaxation while also providing relief from serious ailments with the use of deep tissue techniques. She also has an interest in Sports Massage. In her downtime Heather enjoys long walks – enjoying the scenery Tacoma and surrounding areas has to offer. She has two cats – Alexa and Sophia – and plans to get involved with working with animals and animal massage.


Shelby graduated from Alexandar School of Natural Therapeutics in February of 2013. She integrates both deep tissue, myofascial release and relaxation Swedish massage to relax clients and aid in their healing process. She chose to pursue a career in massage therapy because she believes strongly that massage therapy will change the world.

Shelby is from Gig Harbor, WA and moved to Tacoma in 2011 after graduating from Tacoma School of the Arts. She also teaches many styles of dance to all ages at a studio in Parkland, co-owns Sunrise Organic Blueberry Farm and works at Central Co-Op in Tacoma as Fresh Manager.


Amanda Karczewski, LMT graduated from Alexandar School of Natural Therapeutics in the Fall of 2019. She has a passion for creating custom treatment plans with her clients encompassing a variety of treatment modalities. She specializes in client guided massage treatment for clients who suffer from PTSD and anxiety as well as Usui Reiki energy work. Other modalities that she enjoys are Swedish Massage, Sports Massage, Prenatal Massage, Trigger Point, Deep Tissue Massage, Myofascial Release, and Cupping.

Amanda is a transplant to the Pacific Northwest following her service as an ancillary medical support specialist in the Army. She enjoys learning new healing modalities and is currently pursuing her interest in becoming a life coach.