Blue Heron Wellness’ fabulous front desk team, will be happy to greet you, give you a tour of Blue Heron, schedule appointments and help make your experience welcoming and memorable. We are grateful to all of them for their dedication and skill at smoothing your way as you join our wellness community.
Liz Albershardt, manager of the client services team, is a graduate of St. Mary’s College of Maryland and lives in Kensington, Maryland where she grew up. Her interests include learning about different cultures, being outdoors, and humanitarian efforts in The Gambia, West Africa. She enjoys the atmosphere at Blue Heron and the positive effect it has on clients and staff alike. She believes that yoga, massage, acupuncture, and all the other services provided here are important ways to promote longevity and a better quality of life for all.
Jamila Alfred is a Silver Spring, MD dweller and holistic health enthusiast who studies Broadcast Journalism at Bowie State University. In the future, she plans to be a holistic nutritionist to encourage others to live a life of happiness and fulfillment. While not at work, she enjoys practicing yoga, crafting vegan meals, and spending time with friends and family.
Ali Breen is a member of Blue Heron Wellness’s Client Services Team.
Beth Finney is an avid gardener, dog walker and outdoor enthusiast. She loves being part of a wonderful yoga community and spending time with family.
Melissa Jones is a Silver Spring, MD native and her “labor of love” is event planning. Her roots are in the south; she spends time in Mississippi with her family at least once a year. Giving back in every way possible is her purpose in life. She loves all types of cultural foods, enjoys both a peaceful and adventurous environment, and loves to laugh. Melissa believes in a holistic approach to healing and living a peaceful life.
Natalie M. Peart
Natalie M. Peart is an Atlanta, Georgia native who has lived in the Washington, DC area since 2008. While working as a communications professional, she enjoys reading, shopping and spending time with family in her spare time.
Nicole Whatley was born and raised in the Washington DC area. She has traveled to many African and European countries. During the day she works as a Database Manager for a Not for Profit Association, by night she loves to work with Herbals. She recently taught a Women’s Rites of Passage Program about Herbal medicines.
Lauren White is a yogi from the Washington, D.C. area. She developed a strong interest in integrative medicine, Qi Gong, acupuncture, holistic skincare and yoga while still in high school. She believes her yoga practice brings her profound inner peace and confidence. When she’s not at Blue Heron Wellness she’s spending time with her boyfriend, 80-lb German Shepherd and family.