The Rest of the Open Door Team
Kevin Comeau - BODYWORK
Bodywork at Open Door encompasses many styles including deep myofascial release, soothing wellness massage, and therapeutic stretching. Used alone or in combination, these techniques contribute to biomechanical ease and a sense of wellbeing. Kevin's focus is on deep tissue massage, myofascial release, and personal training. An honors Dartmouth College graduate, Kevin graduated from the Muscular Therapy Institute in Cambridge and earned additional certifications from Robert King, James Waslaski, and John Latz.
For the past 20 years he has taught for the massage certificate program at the River Valley Community College in Claremont, NH and teaches massage and body awareness classes at the Community College of Vermont. He has taught continuing education classes in Vermont and New Hampshire for massage therapists and yoga teachers. Kevin has also practiced and taught traditional Japanese martial arts for three decades and is a certified personal trainer.
He maintains a home office in Hartford Village, Vermont, and is excited to join the team at Open Door. Learn more about Kevin here.
Sara Goodman - MELT METHOD
Sara is a local textile artist who discovered the MELT method after looking for an effective way to deal with her own aches and pains. Because it was so effective for her, she decided to become trained and bring this helpful technique to others. Contact her here.
Mia Brown, LMT - BODYWORK
Mia provides nurturing and therapeutic massage to help clients reconnect body and mind,reduce musculoskeletal pain, and prevent illness through stress reduction. She also offers massage to provide comfort and symptom relief to people coping with illness.
Caroline Cannon, MBA - CREATIVE CONSULTANT AND MORE
Caroline Cannon has 19 years of experience developing business models and growth strategies across a wide variety of industries, most recently in healthcare. She comes to Open Door with the particular interest of redefining wellness practices within the Upper Valley community. In particular, how Open Door creates and promotes programs that include combinations of healthy eating, strength, flexibility, and stress reduction to prevent illness and injury, manage wellness, and address overall health. Caroline works with the core team to identify community needs and develop programs that address the specific wellness issues of a given population.
Ali Price - NUTRITION AND COOKING
Ali has a love for healthy and heart warming food that stems from a deep understanding of her own recognition of the way these foods affect her body. Ali is a vegetarian and is passionate about providing food that not only tastes wonderful but leaves you feeling energized, satisfied, and eager to cook the next meal. Ali is a Personal and Small Events Chef, serving the Upper Valley. She provides hands-on educational courses that give people an opportunity to explore personal preferences, restrictions, and dietary needs.
Vicky Fish, MPH, MSW - MINDFULNESS
Vicky has written for many publications and institutions as a freelance writer. Her short fiction has appeared in a variety of literary journals, including Boston Literary Magazine and Hunger Mountain. Her first book of short stories, A Brief Moment of Weightlessness, was published in 2014 by Mayapple Press. Vicky received a BA from Wesleyan University, a Master of Public Health from the University of North Carolina, and a Masters of Social Work from Boston University, with an interest in end-of-life care. She’s been a hospital chaplain and has volunteered with hospice and the No One Alone palliative care program at Dartmouth-Hitchcock. In addition to teaching writing workshops and facilitating Death Cafes at Open Door, Vicky is a mental health therapist at West Central Behavioral Health.
Landon Hall - MINDFULNESS
Landon is a long-time meditator and a trained teacher of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and Mindful Self-Compassion through the Center for Mindfulness, UC-San Diego. A student of qiqong, Landon is currently training for teacher certification with Lee Holden, an award winning American qigong master, at the Santa Cruz Chi Center.
Kelly Armbrust - DIRECTOR OF DANCE PROGRAMMING
Kelly holds a BA in Dance and an MA in Dance/Movement Therapy. She danced with Anonymity in Charleston, SC and Still Moving Ensemble in Boulder, CO and has taught modern dance in a variety of settings including as an artist-in-residence in public schools. She believes that dance can connect us more deeply to ourselves and our world, and strives to awaken a growing curiosity and authenticity in her students, leading to greater depth and dimensionality in the dance.
Angela Krapovicky, MA, LCMHC, LMT - MOVEMENT
Angela is trained in dance/movement therapy and is licensed as a mental health counselor and massage therapist. She has a bachelor's degree in psychology and a master's degree in Dance/Movement Therapy from Antioch New England Graduate School. She has danced in a post-modern improvisational dance company and has been involved in other dance ventures. She has an interest in building self esteem and body awareness through creative movement for children and adults. She teaches creative movement at Open Door. Email Angela.
Alicia Green, MA, CC, CYT - MOVEMENT
Alicia is a certified co-active coach and yoga teacher specializing in Yoga Medicine. She helps people find their version of success, a deeper satisfaction in life, and vibrant health and well-being. Trained in the fusion of East and West, her teaching blends a focus on anatomy and physiology with the traditional practice of yoga. She has master’s degree in creative writing from Dartmouth College, is a graduate of the Coaches Training Institute, and has completed teacher trainings in Yoga Medicine, Yoga for Athletes, Kula Flow, and worked with a variety of movement specialists. Alicia teaches workshops in yoga and coaching at Open Door. Learn more here.
Scott Stone, BS, NASM, PES, NMT, MTS, HKC - MOVEMENT
Scott is a health coach, neuromuscular coach, movement enhancement specialist, and functional trainer. Scott helps his clients to be mindful and listen to their bodies. His holistic approach helps people improve structural integrity, mobility, flexibility, balance, performance, and strength. Scott is co-owner and founder of Stone-Smith Movement Studio in Lebanon, NH. More about Scott here.