Traverse City Record-Eagle


April 26, 2014

Body & Soul Newsmakers: 04/26/2014

Nadine Carpenter has joined the staff of massage therapists at Living Light Massage & Wellness Center.

Carpenter has more than 16 years of experience in the massage therapy field. Her specialties include deep tissue, relaxation, hot stone and pregnancy massage, neuromuscular therapy and positional release therapy.

Living Light is located at 134 W. State St. For details, call 995-9697 or visit


April Kurkowski, DO, has joined Traverse Health Clinic as a provider.

Dr. Kurkowski received a degree in osteopathic medicine from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences and has an extensive background in primary care, most recently as a family medicine physician at Kalkaska Memorial Health Center Rural Health Clinic.


Sharon Olson, Ph.D., nurse practitioner, has opened a Nurses Ecological Education & Wellness Center at 13795 Seven Hills Road, Suite L.

Olson’s professional focus will be on teaching and promoting Eco-Nursing, which examines three interconnected environments that impact wellness for nurses and patients in their care. She also offers an approved 12-credit continuing education course titled Ecological Wellness for Nurse Educators-Re-Visioning Soul to Role, which is based on her book “The Ecology of Wellness for Nurses.” For details, visit

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