Meet the Brilliant Woman Behind Alchemy of INTEGRATIVE Health

Our founder, Laura Flanagan, is a molecular biologist who also has more than 18 years of experience teaching yoga and meditation. She utilized these practices with body rolling and functional nutrition to help herself recover from breast cancer.

Providing a Safe Sanctuary for Healing

After leaving her corporate job, Laura moved to Costa Rica. In 2018, she then opened The Socrates Center, an equine therapy place named after her horse, on her property.

This sanctuary in Perez Zeledon welcomes anyone wanting to connect with nature and improve their health. It has over two acres of organic food forest where people can learn sustainable farming practices if they want to create an edible urban garden.

Certifications and Memberships

As an Instructor

Laura has had 500 hours of training as a yoga instructor. She also worked hard to become a certified Yamuna Body Rolling instructor and meditation teacher. Laura utilizes Yamuna and other therapeutic practices to help clients deal with pain.

As a Holistic Healthcare Practitioner

Laura trained with the Functional Nutrition Alliance to become a certified functional nutrition counselor. She is a member of the American Association of Drugless Practitioners. She specializes in functional blood chemistry analysis to offer clients a better understanding of biomarkers and how they impact their health.

As a Certified Yamuna Body Rolling Instructor

Laura has held her certification and has taught this powerful method of healing for over 19 years. She has helped thousands of clients heal from many disorders. Issues such as plantar fasciitis, sciatica, prolapsed bladder, bulging discs, TMJ, and many more! She is passionate about teaching people how to heal themselves. YBR is a very special self-healing practice that emulates chiropractic, massage, reflexology, and physical therapy modalities.

Functional Nutrition Counselor Official Certification

Reach Out to Us Today

To learn more information about our health consulting services, contact us today. We hope to hear from you soon.