About Us

At the Center for Wellness and Health Promotion, we cultivate individual and collective wellbeing through holistic educational experiences.

We offer a wide range of workshops, services, and classes available to all Harvard community members. Schedule a massage or acupuncture appointment; try one of our exercise, meditation, or yoga classes. There are always new ways to enhance your own wellbeing.

Our People

Practitioners (Appointments)

Farris Ajalat

Massage Therapy
LMT
Reiki & Chair Massage

College/Training

  • BA, Plymouth State College, Physical Education

Thomas Church

Massage Therapy
LMT

College/Training

  • Bachelors Degree, SUNY Oneonta, 1989

Michelle Cronin

LMT
Massage Therapy

College/Training

  • B.A.

  • The Massage School, Easthampton, MA

Kara Donohoe

Massage Therapy
LMT

College/Training

Massage Therapy Program, Muscular Therapy Institute, 1997

Mark Feeney

Massage Therapy
LMT
Chair Massage

College/Training

  • Massage Therapy, Cortiva Institute (900hrs), Cambridge MA, 2009

Sophie Hanson

Massage Therapy
LMT

College/Training

  • Associate’s Degree Equivalent in Foreign Languages and Business, Toulouse University , France 

Maureen Jordan

Acupuncture
Licensed
Tuina

College/Training

  • MAOM (Masters of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine), New England School of Acupuncture, 2003 

Jeff Shih-chung Matrician

Acupuncture
Licensed
Tuina

College/Training

  • MAOM (Masters of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine), New England School of Medicine, 2002

Mistie Pazzaglia

Massage Therapy
LMT

College/Training

  • Muscular Therapy Certification, Muscular Therapy Institute, Cambridge MA, 2004   

Sharon Woodbine

Licensed Massage Therapist
With the Center for Wellness since August 2007

College/Training

Cortiva/Muscular Therapy Institute

Instructors (Classes)

Marianne Bergonzi

SimplyYoga

License/Certification(s)

  • Yoga Teacher Training Program, The Yoga Studio, Boston, MA 2004

Severina Gates

Essentrics

License/Certification(s)

  • 2016: Level 3: ESSENTRICS® Flexibility and Therapeutic Exercises

Jason Jedrusiak

Relax and Renew Yoga

License/Certification(s)

  • 200 hour Back Bay Yoga School of Yoga Teacher Training, June 2012

MJ Kenny

PerfectPilates

License/Certification(s)

Yoga of Energy Flow Teacher Training (E-RYT 200)

Ana Schreck

Yoga: Open, Energize, and Restore
  • Kripalu Yoga, 200 Hour Training, 2013
  • Yin Yoga Training
     

Staff

Abby Ananian

Staff Assistant / Receptionist
75 Mt. Auburn Street, 2nd Floor
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-9629
Amanda Ayers

Amanda Ayers

Senior Health Educator
Center for Wellness and Health Promotion

Amanda Ayers came to Harvard after graduating with her Master of Public Health (MPH) from Boston University in 2013. She has previously worked as the...

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75 Mt Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-496-2053
Jeanne Mahon

Jeanne Mahon

Director, Center for Wellness and Health Promotion

Jeanne Mahon is the Director of the Center for Wellness at Harvard University Health Services. She received her BS from Wheelock College in Education and...

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75 Mt. Auburn Street, 2nd Floor
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-496-9005

Sarah Mrugala

Staff Assistant / Receptionist
75 Mt. Auburn Street, 2nd Floor
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-9629

Amanda Nourse

Staff Assistant / Receptionist

Harvard University, Masters of Theological Studies
Wellesley College, BA, American Studies and Religion, cum laude

Other Experience...

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p: 617-495-9629

Jack Staid

Administrative/Financial Assistant
75 Mt. Auburn Street, 2nd Floor
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-1321