meet the team
Paul Ralston D.C.
Hi, my name is Dr. Paul Ralston, my natural health and wellness journey began back in high school as a member of our Olympic weightlifting team. I was constantly searching for natural ways to maintain the extremely demanding physical training involved in my sport through nutrition and proper recovery methods.
After high school, I enlisted in the Army National Guard and attended undergrad at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, majoring in community health and exercise science. Following my undergrad studies, I enrolled in chiropractic college at Logan College of Chiropractic in St. Louis, where I graduated with a degree in human biology and doctor of chiropractic degree in 2003.
In October of 2003, I moved to Wisconsin and opened my first chiropractic practice in Muskego. I spent the next seven years becoming involved in the community and developing a successful practice. In 2010, I moved a few miles down the road to Hales Corners and joined a group practice, Healthwise Chiropractic. I spent the next five years developing my skills as a doctor and exploring new techniques and treatment modalities. It was during this time that I became increasingly involved in the paleo community and began studying functional medicine.
In early 2016, my wife Tonya and I decided it was time to pursue our common dream of opening a wellness clinic together. We knew we wanted to offer not only chiropractic care, but we wanted to include other services such as functional medicine, skin care, and a yoga studio. We took the leap of faith together and opened One Source Wellness and Chiropractic in June of 2016. It’s been an incredible journey up to this point, and we are excited to finally bring our dream to reality and look forward to changing lives together and guiding patients along the path of wellness. In my time away from the office, I enjoy spending time with our four kids, playing guitar, and the occasional Olympic weightlifting or crossfit competition.
Aesthetician / Yoga Instructor
My decision to become an aesthetician was inspired by desire for women to feel as beautiful on the outside as they are on the inside, and that beauty begins with healthy skin. Everyone's skin is unique and will respond to products and treatments differently, therefore it is my job to educate women on their own path towards healthy skin.
Although my treatments are individualized and results driven, they are also relaxing and stress relieving. My philosophy on skin is that healthy, beautiful skin comes from the inside out. My goal is to help everyone age gracefully. I try to keep current in the latest skin care treatments and tools. In addition to my holistic philosophy on skin health, I've been in the medical aesthetics arena for over 10 years. This experience gives me the unique perspective to evaluate and give appropriate recommendations.
My yoga journey began in 2003. I began taking yoga classes to help with my lower back pain. Being a mother of a special needs child made me realize how important it was to take care of myself; my body, my mind, and my spirit. Practicing yoga helped me manage my stress, helped me sleep better and increased my strength and flexibility. I had such a positive, life changing experience, that I started my first training to become a registered yoga instructor (RYT) in 2005 and have continued taking courses ever since. Every BODY needs yoga. My goal is to give you the skills needed to allow you to grow in your yoga practice. Our life journey is unique and yoga is a reflection of that. Becoming more mindful and finding balance on and off of our mats is an essential part of our well-being.
Traci Buhr D.C.
Dr. Traci Buhr is new to our facility but has been practicing chiropractic for many years. She was born and raised in Milwaukee and attended Pius XI High School. She went to St. Joseph's College on an athletic scholarship and while there, she went to a Chiropractor for the first time.
This is when she realized how fascinating the nervous system is and how chiropractic can help keep you healthy in all aspects of life. She then graduated from National University of Health Sciences in Chicago and moved back to WI to be closer to her family. She previously has worked with Chiropractic Care Center in Hartland and then she owned her own clinic in Wauwatosa, Healthrite Family Chiropractic. She ended up eventually selling it a couple years ago and was fortunate to be able to stay at home and spend time with her kids.
Now that her kids are in school full time, Dr. Traci is able to join our practice and help grow the wellness chiropractic practice. She enjoys teaching patients how the entire body is connected and how adjustments can help all sorts of acute and chronic complaints. In her free time, Dr. Traci coaches volleyball and loves working with young athletes. She specializes in general wellness care, sports injuries, headaches and prenatal care. She has a love for all things involving WI sports, especially the Packers and NCAA girls volleyball. She is married to Brett and they have two kids, Leah and Logan who are busy with youth sports themselves.
Aesthetic Nurse Injector
Elyce is excited to join One Source Wellness's team under the Skin Source brand. Elyce grew up in Bay View, attended Thomas More High School, and now resides in Menomonee Falls with her husband and three children. She attended the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, receiving her BSN in Nursing in 2008, and started her nursing career at Froedtert Hospital.
Elyce has been a part of the aesthetic community for the past 6 years. Beginning with non invasive laser treatments, Elyce then branched in to the world of injectables. She values a natural aesthetic and loves to make people feel refreshed and beautiful. Her number one priority is patient care and safety. She is excited to offer injectable services and additional exciting services in the near future that will all complement each other and provide her patients with a beautiful glow! Consults are always complementary.
Megan began her massage education at the Swedish Institute in NYC and finished her education at Herzing University in Brookfield. She is thrilled to be a collaborator at One Source Wellness, helping clients reduce pain and increase performance!
She is skilled in client assessment including postural analysis, muscle length tests, active and passive range of motion tests. Megan is a member of AMTA and has passed their Fundamentals of Fascial Therapy course. She is interested in contributing to the growing body of research exploring the benefits of massage therapy. Outside of the treatment room Megan enjoys travel, music, theater, SCUBA diving and riding her motorcycle.
Amber has been working as a licensed Massage Therapist since 2014 and received her training from Anthem College in Brookfield, WI. She is passionate about her career and has a very caring and mindful approach with helping clients focus on total mind and body wellness.
Amber is a certified ACE Massage Cupping Practitioner and enjoys adding the practice in the majority of her massage sessions. Cupping therapy is incredibly versatile and the basic movements can easily be customized to accomplish a wide variety of techniques, from lymphatic drainage to deep tissue release. This complements many health modalities ranging from spa treatments and medical massage to chiropractic, physical and occupational therapies, and relaxation massage.
She is also trained in Doterra's AromaTouch technique, a light to moderate touch that uses the combination of 8 therapeutic grade essential oils along the spine and feet to promote relaxation, immunity support, pain relief, and revitalize mind and body. She continues to grow her practice and is always in search of new ways to better serve her clients. Outside of the treatment room Amber enjoys spending time with friends and family and going on adventures with her two beagle mixes, BB and Brady.
My mission is to provide care to the "whole person" through massage and energy work with the purest most compassionate intention that will touch the spirit.
I am a graduate from The Aveda Institute of Beauty and Wellness. The healing power of caring touch is invaluable in our fast paced stress filled lives.
I am passionate about the positive effects that massage can have on the body, mind, and spirit. I specialize in therapeutic and also offer Swedish, deep tissue, hot stone, and have spa certification for prenatal massage through Claire Marie Miller. I am also trained in multiple energy healing techniques such as energy balancing and Reiki.
Jessica graduated from the Institute of Beauty and Wellness and did further training at New Mexico Academy of Healing Arts. She has continuing education in trigger point work, myofascial release, sports massage, and cupping.
She has focused a lot on athletics, having traveled and worked with UW Badger swim and hockey teams. She also enjoys practicing prenatal, aromatherapy, and hot stone massage. Jessica decided to become a massage therapist after working in healthcare and witnessing the benefits patients were receiving from regular massage treatments. It was encouraging to see their relief in pain, improvement in range of motion and circulation, as well as overall stress relief. She understands the benefits of massage are key components in alleviating pain, and maintaining a healthy future. Jessica loves to be active herself, and understands how important massage and a stretching regiment are and looks forward to helping others.
My personal journey with yoga blossomed decades ago from my life-long passion for fitness. I believe yoga refines relationships with our body, mind, emotions and spirit to develop who we are. Yoga is moving meditation that works our entire system, not just single body parts, by engaging our mind, breath and body.
In 2005, I chose to combine my personal life as a Special Education Teacher and my passion for yoga. I discovered YogaFit where the essence of training centers around Hatha Yoga for the fitness industry, and I completed YogaFit Level 1 (2005) and Senior YogaFit (2008) trainings. Instructing for the past 10 years has evolved into combining a balance of energetic practice with a strong focus on breathing and alignment. My classes are easy to follow with an emphasis on listening to your body, while improving balance, flexibility, strength, endurance, and energy flow. To absorb the energizing and relaxing benefits of yoga, we set our practice ending with Savasana. The rewards of practicing yoga are truly amazing. Namaste.
Maryann Purcell is excited to share her passion of yoga at One Source Wellness.
Using yoga as her tool; Maryann helps people become aware of the connection between body, mind and spirit. Her daily practice of meditation allows her to reach the higher consciousness that is within us all; offering a clear mind, greater focus, creating discipline and a deeper connection to present awareness.
Maryann was internationally trained and certified as an RYT 200 (registered yoga teacher), receiving her training from world renowned Master Guru-Teacher, Anand Mehrotra in Rishikesh, India. Afterward, Maryann returned home to begin her deeper journey into yoga and meditation. Quickly developing a following; Maryann continues to teach her own classes each week. Each year she returns to India as a participant in the International Yoga Festival; expanding her knowledge which enhances her teachings. Maryann's International yoga experience doesn't end there; since 2017 she has taught yoga classes at the Belize International Yoga Festival in Belize City, Belize.
Maryann's continued passion for health, wellness and helping people has led her to continue and deepen her yoga training and education. Her most recent certification in Hatha/Kundalini yoga was just completed Spring 2020, through California based renowned teacher, Ravi Singh. Maryann has earned the accreditation of RYT 500.
Maryann is also nearing the end of her long study of the ancient science of Ayurveda (Eastern Medicine). Completion of this course certification is December 2020.
You will experience the true roots of yoga in each class Maryann teaches, including a combination of Hatha Yoga, Kundalini, Mantra, Meditation, Pranayama and Kriyas to deepen your experience. Each Yoga Journey (yoga class) is intended to use your body to stretch the mind, opening up the energy points within the body allowing you to feel refreshed, relaxed and renewed.
Come and experience your highest and most radiant self!
Essential Oils Consultant
My name is Jenny Gann-Dudgeon and my passion is educating people about wellness through essential oils! I have been using dōTERRA essential oils for over 6 years now. I was originally looking for non-toxic cleaning solutions and natural ways to address our growing family's wellness needs, and found essential oils could address all of those needs.
What I didn't realize at the time was that the oils would also be providing emotional support for my family! After two years of using essential oils for cleaning, wellness, and emotional support, I felt that others needed to know that therapeutic essential oils are an affordable option to the conventional ways of approaching their health.
I began my business over 4 years ago, and have enjoyed significant growth over that time! My vision is simple: To create a team of people who help others with their health and wellness goals. I teach regular classes on the basics of essential oils; what they are, how to use them safely, and most importantly, I help you find your own solutions for you and your family's health goals. It is very empowering to be the provider of healing for yourself and family. The oils are a wonderful tool in your "tool box" to a more natural way of living!!!
I will be teaching monthly classes and scheduling personal consultations. I look forward to meeting you!
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