Meet Our Team

Essential Balance creates a safe haven where everyone is treated as a unique individual and achieves optimum health in a caring environment by educating each client about the body's natural healing capacity.

Our goal is to be proactive and supportive while delivering culturally appropriate care to each individual.

 
 
 
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Michelle Dempster, LMT, CAMCP | Owner/Practitioner la8488

I am a Board Certified Massage Therapist through the Louisiana Board of Massage Therapy and a Certified Cupping Practitioner through Ace Institute. I received my degree as the valedictorian of my class from Medical Training College in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Prior to becoming a LMT/CAMCP, I was employed as an assistant to both a Physical Therapist and Occupational Therapist focusing my work on the rehabilitation and injury prevention of my patients. I have extensive experience treating men and woman of all ages with my main focus on athletes and individuals who have undergone both severe and minor injuries.

As a practitioner and business owner, I believe that by treating each person as an individual, I am best able to help my clients maintain their overall health. I am inclined to clinically respond to the effects of under-managed pain and teach each of my clients how to incorporate natural, safe, drug free prevention and wellness care into their daily lives. I also believe that the client-practitioner relationship should reflect that of mutual respect and alliance. Through this relationship, my clients should feel empowered to take an active role in their decisions to live a happier, healthier, more balanced lifestyle.