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Pure Serenity Wellness Center Inc.

202 2nd Street E. Hastings, MN 55033


Pure Serenity Wellness Center Inc.

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Team Biographies

Our people are among the most talented in the industry. It would be our pleasure to put our extensive experience to work for you.

Ericka M. Hakanson

Owner, Massage Therapist, Reiki Master Teacher

Spiritual Coach


Ericka's Story:

My name is Ericka M Hakanson. I have been a Massage Therapist since 1995. I am an NAMT certified member. Like many of you I have traveled many paths to get out where I am today.

Here is my story:

   I graduated from Center for a Balanced Life in 1995. During my time at massage school I studied Swedish Massage Techniques,Reflexology, Polarity, Sports Massage,Pre./Post natal, Acupressure, and of course Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology. I received my National Certification upon graduation.

Continuing education includes: Hot stone massage, SET training (structural energetic therapy). Kinesiology, Aromatherapy, Healing Touch.


I AM a powerful energy healer. I know this because I am absolutely brilliant at feeling, moving & transforming & shifting energy.

I AM a total authority/expert on my souls truth and helping others identify their souls truth.


On August 1, 2020 I launched Serenity Spiritual coaching! 

6 week program to get you better aligned and bring more Serenity to your life.


Pure Serenity's Salt and Selenite Sanctuary!

Is a dream come true for me! It is the first of it's kind!

It was part of manifesting my dreams & I can teach you how to do the same.


On my journey I have had the privilege of working with a variety of people with a variety of health issues. I work on people of all ages, from infants to the elderly. Every Wednesday I work with the elderly & hospice patients. With my chiropractic background I believe that massage & chiropractic go hand in hand. I work closely with chiropractors. I do insurance billing for personal injury & workers compensation cases. Athletes, personal trainers & weekend warriors have benefited from my massage techniques as well. I do enjoy working with pregnant women, in fact my massage table is a prenatal table. Some clients are just looking to relax & de-stress, I do that too! After all my business name is Pure Serenity!


I have created a tranquil environment where everyone can feel comfortable & relaxed.

Each client is a blessing to me. I work hard to honor the mind, body & spirit of each individual. When you come in for a massage with me you will have a massage specifically designed for your unique needs, not just some generic massage.

With my years of experience and educational background I am able to offer many techniques to benefit your well-being.

I believe I am a natural born healer. God has given me a gift & it is my honor & privilege to share my gift with you.


MEET NARATE!!

Narate Judy Keys is an experienced Massage Therapist and she also has a passion for writing poetry. She specializes in Trigger Point Therapy and Myofascial Release. Keys has given massages with over 15 years of experience, she has helped over 10,000 community members achieve their health goals. Keys is a dedicated member of the Hastings community and the surrounding area. She likes to help her patients reach their potential health through massage therapy and proper nutrition. Keys is currently working with Pure Serenity Wellness Center in complement with salt therapy to help patients attain their health and wellness.

MEET THERESA!! 


Theresa Charpentier has been practicing yoga for over 30 years. Over the last couple of years, she has been transforming her purpose and affirming her positive energy forward in life and decided that it was time to teach the principles of yoga to others. Each yoga practice is focused on the core essence of breathing, how your feeling, listening to your own body, while letting go of competition, judgement, expectations and staying in the present moment. The Hatha vinyasa yoga style is practiced and is a series of yoga poses that are connected in a flow with music that prepares you for mediation at all levels of skill. Improve your overall balance, strength, flexibility, mobility and positive overall feeling.

MEET LEIGH!


Leigh Arnoldy is a Minnesota herbalist based in the Twin-Cities Area. She is a teacher in the Hastings School District, as well as being a student of the Matthew Wood Institute of Herbalism. Leigh has studied with Matthew Wood online and in-person for several years, as well as apprenticing with Matthew in the summer of 2019. Some of Leigh’s other teachers have been Phyllis Light, Francis Bonaldo, Jolie Elan, Dawn Gates, Lise Wolff, and Judith Hill. She is presently working on my mentorship and American Herbalist Guild certification. Leigh’s herbal interests include botany, wildcrafting, plant signatures, creating spirit- and nature-based art, and astrological and esoteric herbal connections. Leigh also runs a blog from her website, www.owlandbadgerherbalism.com.