ABOUT US


Our MISSION is to enable and empower our patients / MFR therapists to realize their inner potential towards health and wellness.

 

GRACE D. VEDALA, PT, 200-RYT

GRACE D. VEDALA, PT

GRACE D. VEDALA, PT

Therapy recipients have reported remarkable improvements when John F. Barnes Myofascial Release (MFR) was used along with conventional PT approaches. Often times, patients reported ease of symptoms after their first session. Grace co-owns and operates MFR YOGA with her husband, Raghu, since September 2008. She has completed all trainings (Expert Level) in Myofascial Release taught by John F. Barnes, PT and authority on MFR.  She is also one of the many assistant instructors of John F. Barnes.  Grace graduated from Cebu Doctor’s University, Philippines in 1993. She has worked in a variety of settings including hospitals, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), geriatric nursing facilities and special needs population. She uses kinesiotaping, myofascial stretching, yoga, subtle energy/reiki, creative body movements, biofeedback and therapeutic grade essential oils as an adjunct to her treatment strategies. She is listed in the Association for Pelvic Organ Prolapse Support (APOPS) as an MFR Pelvic Floor Therapist in Tennessee. Grace also completed MFR Equine training and can treat animals and horses. She completed her 200-hr Vinyasa Yoga Teacher’s Training at The Sanctuary for Yoga in Nashville, TN on April, 12, 2015. She also has additional training in Yin Yoga (taught by Elizabeth Stewart), Wall Yoga (taught by Bryan Legere) and APPI Pilates (Level 1 Mat) from Australian Physiotherapy Pilates Institute. Grace is a credentialed member of Yoga Alliance.

The “Inner Journey” is not just the most important journey;it is the ONLY journey ~JFB.

 

RAGHUNATH VEDALA

RAGHUNATH VEDALA

RAGHUNATH VEDALA, MS-CCC, SLP

John F. Barnes’ MFR when used in adjunct with Speech Therapy techniques can have a profoundly positive effect on development of speech, language and cognition. People with swallowing difficulties especially after stroke have also reported significant benefits. Raghu obtained his Master’s Degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology from University of Mysore, India. He is certified in VitalStim and has extensive knowledge in Augmentative Communication Technology. Since 1992, he has worked in multiple clinical settings in different capacities. He is an avid yoga practitioner and is currently affiliated with SRVS, an organization that serves people with developmental disabilities including Cerebral Palsy and Autism.

 

 

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