Welcome to Kalamazoo's first children's wellness center


Santosha Wellness

Pediatric Occupational Therapy - Kids Yoga - Infant Massage - Social Skills Groups - Adaptive Fitness 

Call us today! (269) 254-8130

About Us

Services

Pediatric OT - Experienced therapists offer evidenced-based interventions to all common diagnoses, including ASD, feeding concerns, developmental delays, psychological disorders, SPD, CP, and others. 


Kids Yoga - Class every Wednesday 4:15-5:00 for kids of all ages and abilities! All our instructors are experienced and are currently in-training through Integrated Movement Therapy and Rainbow Kids Yoga.


Infant Massage - Weekly classes every Tuesday and Thursday 1:00-2:00pm for infants 0-12 months and their parents/primary caregiver. All our instructors are CEIM's (Certified Educator of Infant Massage) with Infant Massage USA. 


Adaptive Fitness - Weekly fitness classes offered for kids with special needs to support their community involvement, social skills, physical skills, and more. Program coach has extensive experience in the adaptive fitness field. 


Social Skills Groups - Coming soon in Spring 2018!


Myofascial Release - We offer 30- and 60- minute sessions for kids of all ages. Therapist certified MFR I. 

Our Staff

Rebecca Layer, MS OTR/L

Owner, Occupational Therapist


Rebecca graduated from Western Michigan University in 2013 with her Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy and is board certified by NBCOT, is a member of AOTA, and is licensed by the state of Michigan.
Since graduating, she has worked in the Kalamazoo area and beyond. She has experience with pediatric and adult populations, in hospitals, outpatient clinics, and internationally with a non-profit in the Dominican Republic. She has also worked with children's wellness programs in the community, starting an adaptive fitness program and running a youth fitness program at a local gym. She collaborates immensely with WMU through research, supervision of clinical students, and support from other pediatric therapists to ensure best practices in OT.
Rebecca has a passion for providing evidenced-based, whole-body focused interventions to kids in order to support development over the life span -- including social-emotional learning curriculums, autism interventions, pediatric feeding, infant massage, kids yoga, and more!
In her free time, Rebecca loves to be outdoors, traveling the world, or planning her wedding in December. She is a huge foodie and loves finding hidden gems of restaurants.  


Kate Heneveld, MS OTR/L

Occupational Therapist


Kate received her Bachelors of Science degree from Grand Valley State University in psychology and studied abroad at the University of Ghana working with NGO’s and children rescued from human trafficking. She received her Masters of Occupational Therapy in 2016 from Davenport University. She is registered by the National Board of Certification in Occupational Therapy and is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association. She is licensed by the State of Michigan.
Her clinical experience includes treatment in acute rehabilitation, private practice, mental health, and school settings. Katelyn plans to continue her education in manual therapies, sensory integration treatment, autism spectrum disorders, feeding, and IMT (integrated movement therapy, a yoga based program). Pediatrics is her passion along with evidence-based treatment to help kids live their life to the fullest. She incorporates imagination, play, and movement into every session through creative and engaging games and activities.
Katelyn loves to sew, bake, and bike. Her favorite place is Lake Michigan. Katelyn lives with her husband in Kalamazoo, MI. 

Location

We are located directly off of US-131 in Kalamazoo! 


5340 Holiday Terrace, Suite 9

Kalamazoo, MI 49009 



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Santosha Wellness

5340 Holiday Terrace, Suite 9, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49009, United States

Phone: (269) 254-8130 Fax: (866) 376-0467

Hours

Monday - 8am to 6pm

Tuesday - 8am to 6pm

Wednesday - 8am to 7pm

Thursday - 8am to 6pm

Friday - CLOSED

Saturday & Sunday - CLOSED