Dr. Dana Laridaen D.C.
Dr. Laridaen was born in the small city of Mauston, Wisconsin.
During her second year of college, Dana suddenly found herself suffering from a debilitating low back injury. Dana sought treatment from a local chiropractor who helped her become pain free. This difficult trial inspired and motivated Dana to pursue the field of chiropractic.
Dana received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Science from St. Cloud State University, MN in 1999. She graduated with her Doctorate of Chiropractic in 2007 from Palmer College of Chiropractic West in San Jose, California.
Dana is currently licensed as a Chiropractor in the state of California where she is the owner of O2 Chiropractic & Wellness. Dr. Dana Laridaen has been practicing and helping patients live pain free, healthier lives in the Los Angeles area since 2007.
Devaunshi Tailor, L.Ac.
Devaunshi has a Masters degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from the Institute of Traditional Medicine in Toronto, Canada and is licensed by the California Acupuncture board and is also a certified Acupuncturist by the NCCAOM.
Over the past several years Devaunshi has been practicing various modalities of Chinese Medicine including acupuncture, cupping, facial rejuvenation, cosmetic acupuncture and nutrition therapy. She incorporates these methods to overcome issues such as pain management, digestive health, allergies, anxiety, hormonal imbalance, female health support including fertility and stress to name a few. She also has additional certificates for her specialization in Facial and Cosmetic Acupuncture with a high success rate in collegen stimlation naturally. It is Devaunshi’s goal to provide treatments that nourish, regulate and rejuvenate bringing a sense of balance to one’s state of being.
Kat Farovitch, L.Ac
Kat Farovitch, L.Ac. has been working in the health field since 2002. Aside from her Master's Degree in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine, she is also a Nutritionist, Massage Therapist, and has many certifications in other forms of Energy Healing modalities. She specializes in Pain Management, Mental and Emotional Health, and Digestive Wellness. Kat lives, works, and breathes health and self-improvement and loves helping others find their balance.
Certified Personal Trainer, Pilates + Yoga Instructor, Running Coach
Krishna also joined the team last year and we couldn't be happier with the feedback from patients who have been taking her Reformer Pilates sessions and Pilates Mat classes. We've had reports of stronger cores, less pain, improved flexibility and improved posture! She's amazing at correcting issues that can be the underlying cause of ongoing pain and/or discomfort. Her classes and private sessions are a great low impact option for stepping up your wellness routine for your mind and body!
Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Nutritional Therapist, Wellness Coach + Yogi
Geno has been with O2 since 2017 and he’s brought a wealth of knowledge and experience with him to share. Since 2004 he has earned 6 different fitness certifications ranging from personal training, to functional movement and yoga, as well as four certifications in nutrition and healing. Whether you’re looking to get in shape in a safe environment with a personalized approach to long term wellness, get stretched out properly to regain full mobility, or rehab an existing injury- Geno is a great fit! Children and prenatal patients accepted.
Certified Pilates Instructor
Alejandra’s passion for Pilates is inspired by its ability to heal, strengthen, and transform ones body. After obtaining her bachelors in Molecular Biology at the University of Santa Cruz, she became interested in the restorative properties of Pilates and Physical Therapy. As a Physical Therapy aide, she witnessed the benefits that Pilates had in rehabilitation; as an athlete, she appreciated the whole body conditioning and body awareness Pilates brought her. Her interest drove her to complete her Pilates training through Balanced Body. Pilates is her medium to promote a healthy and fit lifestyle, and she truly enjoys seeing the transformation in her clients. If Alejandra is not in a studio, you can find her training for her next marathon or hiking through a forest.
Licensed Sports Massage Therapist + Deep Tissue
Felicia has been with O2 since the beginning as well and since then has perfected her skill set of acute or full body deep tissue and sports therapy massages. She works well with a wide range of issues and always tailors treatments to your specific needs per visit. Whether you’re an athlete training or recovering, a desktop warrior with tight shoulders/neck, or just looking to get some deep tissue work done to relieve tightness, knots and kinks, this strong and versatile therapist is perfect for you! A great fit for both teens and adults
Certified Personal Trainer
Chad Strawn comes to us from Equinox where he achieved a Tier II trainer status. While working alongside celebrity trainers Tony Horton/Beachbody and being featured in P90x workout videos, he discovered his passion for fitness and overall wellness, soon completing his NASM certification in 2011. This led to great growth with Beachbody Corporate, where he developed and tested new fitness programs, furthering his knowledge and experience in the fitness and wellness world. Whether you’re interested in pain management, performance based training or aesthetically pleasing, he will find a healthy balance of challenging you while putting your goals in reach. His passion lies in improving the overall quality of life of his clients while helping them challenge their body to attain the best version of themselves.
Licensed Sports Massage Therapist + Deep Tissue
Amanda is a very strong and capable sports massage therapist that comes to us for Equinox, where she was able to further her skills working with a range of athletes as well as those suffering from acute injuries. She's great at helping clients feel at ease by focusing on injury history and special conditions to determine a proper treatment plan for each session. If you're interested in a deep tissue, sports therapy massage or reflexology she's a perfect fit.
Licensed Massage Therapist