About ND Life Spa

Dr. Kirk R. Blackwood

Meet Dr. Blackwood

Dr. Kirk R. Blackwood moved to North Dakota with his family in 2009 from Atlanta, GA where he studied natural healing and earned his doctorate degree. Dr. Blackwood has gone on to complete post-graduate training in Upper Cervical chiropractic and he has trained with some of the most renowned Upper Cervical doctors in the country.

Dr. Blackwood routinely trains with Naturopathic doctors in Salt Lake City, Utah, and has brought many of their unique nutritional healing protocols to Bismarck. The same treatments that allowed him to personally reverse his own symptoms of chronic migraine, fibromyalgia, irritable bowel syndrome, weight-gain, and more.

Dr. Blackwood has been passionately teaching and applying wellness and weight-loss techniques in the community for over a decade. He is the recipient of 5 consecutive “Innovative Dr. of the Year” awards, which are presented yearly in Salt Lake City, Utah. When he is not in the office, he enjoys fishing, traveling, family time, playing basketball and softball.

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Mimi, NDLifeSpa Staff Member

Meet Mimi

Mimi is the new addition to our team and our Health & Wellness Coordinator at ND Life Spa. She has been working in the field of holistic and naturopathic medicine for more than four years, helping patients meet their health and wellness goals. She will soon be certified as a Health Coach from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition (IIN). Mimi will be offering encouragement and guidance to her clients whether its weight loss management, chronic pain management and much more through customized programs. She will step up to help her clients in any way she can, whether it’s with their food choices, grocery shopping, and teaching them how to read nutrition labels, providing them with healthy reading materials, physical empowerment, and how to better their life through following healthy life choices. Mimi believes in creating a healthy balance between the primary food, which is the daily activities, health, romance, personal growth, relationships, joy, finances, and career, and between the Secondary food which is the daily intake of carbs, protein, and fats to balance her clients’ life and their health goals. When Mimi is not with patients, she tries to balance her career and personal life by spending time with her husband and her dogs; she enjoys the outdoors, cooking, road trips, hiking, kayaking, cross country skiing, and yoga. Mimi is also an avid artist, a painter, her artwork is displayed at The Capital Art Gallery.

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Meet Shantelle

Shantelle is our certified Microcurrent Neurofeedback Specialist. She has a Bachelor of Science in Business and is currently enrolled in a master’s program for Mental Health Counseling. Shantelle‘s passion is women’s advocacy. In her spare time, she loves to spend time with her family, fishing, camping and traveling.

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Meet Sarah

Originally from Underwood ND, Sarah graduated from Sister Rosiland Gefre’s School of Professional Massage in 2003 and has been practicing massage for nearly 19 years, trained in Deep Tissue, Geriatric, Sports, Prenatal, Hot Stone, and Swedish massage. Sarah started her career practicing in Bismarck ND for 10 years and then moved to Colorado where she practiced under a Chiropractor for 8 years. Sarah joined our team in January 2021. Her belief is that massage is beneficial not only physically, but also mentally and spiritually as well. She will develop an individualized treatment plan for you depending on your needs.

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Meet Shanna

Originally from Underwood, North Dakota, Shanna graduated from Sister Rosalind Gefre’s School of Massage Therapy in Fargo, North Dakota, in 2003. Throughout her 17 years of experience she has practiced professionally in both North Dakota and Colorado. Shanna has been trained in Deep Tissue, Hot Stone, Geriatric, Pediatric, Prenatal, Sports, and Swedish Massage. Her belief is that the best part of being a Licensed Massage Therapist is not only the practice that is beneficial for the client physically, but also mentally and spiritually. She can develop an individualize a plan to suit your wellness goals. ND Life Spa and Shanna won Bismarck’s Best of the Best in Massage for 2020! Book a massage with her today – you will not be disappointed!

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CALL ND LIFE SPA TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT
(701) 751-4485