Who We Are


Caitlyn Overby

Licensed Massage Therapist #17553 
Yoga Instructor, E-RYT 200

Caitlyn Overby is a massage therapist, yoga instructor, and owner of Willow Wellness Center. Her desire is to assist in helping people find balance and peace in all aspects of their lives through combining the benefits of massage and yoga. 

She is certified as a massage therapist in Neuromuscular Therapy, and loves helping people who are in pain and ready to feel better. Caitlyn combines neuromuscular techniques with cupping, hot bamboo, and thai massage in each massage to customize the session to suit each client's specific needs.

As a yoga instructor, Caitlyn's goal is to provide a wide range of classes for people of all backgrounds and experiences. She love yoga's ability to help foster healthy relationships with the mind and body which creates an awareness to inspire other healthy choices, and desires to share all that she has learned with others and to continue to grow with them.

Karen Altenpohl

Yoga Instructor, E-RYT 500

Karen took her first Yoga class in 2002 and is the first to admit she found the physical practice first.  Yoga has become an ongoing journey for her into grounding, centering and moving into a place of greater compassion.  Yoga has been transforming on all levels for her, and she continues to study and practice for herself, and to share the gift of Yoga with others. 

Karen earned her E-RYT500 through Yogafit and began teaching in 2005. She has studied and been influenced by many different teachers,  particularly;  Doug Keller, Cyndi Lee,  Anand Mehrohtra, Judith Lasater, and Michael Stone.  Her classes are alignment-based with special attention to the breath, and moving into mental awareness.  She infuses her slow, free flow style classes with strength work, and attention to stabilization of the joints during deep stretch.  Teaching Yoga to others is a humbling experience and she considers herself always the student first and the teacher second.


Lesley Peele

Yoga Instructor, E-RYT 200

Lesley Theriault, E-RYT200, has been practicing yoga for over 15 years. She completed the Triad Yoga Institute’s 330-hour teaching certification program in 2005 and has been teaching ever since. She has attended a variety of workshops over the years, and been influenced by several wonderful teachers, including Bryan Kest, David Garrigues, and Beryl Bender Birch.  Lesley’s classes merge a dynamic flow of postures and breath with a focus on alignment in the body. She is fascinated by the effects of Yoga on stress relief and hopes for each student to leave her class feeling open in the heart as well as in the body.

"Penetration of our mind is our goal, but in the beginning to set things in motion, there is no substitute for sweat." – BKS Iyengar

Erin Betlej

Yoga Instructor, RYT 200

Erin started practicing yoga over 7 years ago and admittedly only started because of the physical exercise and challenge it provided. Yoga has since become an ongoing journey to feel at home in her body, breath and spirit. Yoga helps her stay grounded and strong as the emotional and spiritual benefits are just as important as the physical benefits from a consistent practice.

Erin has been teaching yoga for four years and specializes in flow, alignment-oriented yoga, spiritually-oriented yoga and hot/heated yoga. She earned her RYT-200 in 2019 through the Yoga Mindset School of Yoga and Wellness and is currently working on her RYT-300.
Her passion is for everyone, every time they step on their mats to feel at home in their own body, breath and spirit. She cultivates that focus and intention into her teaching by guiding her students through the asanas as well as moving them into a place of greater compassion through meditation.


Caroline Kolbet

Reiki Master
Yoga Instructor, RYT 200

Caroline Kolbet is a Yoga Instructor & Reiki Master practitioner.  In 2017, she received her RYT 200 from Yoga Mindset Yoga & Wellness School.  She enjoys teaching Chair 2 Mat, as well as other styles of yoga.  Loving what yoga did for her mind & body, Caroline also studied the Usui System of Natural Healing & received her attunement for Reiki Master in 2018. 

 "Keeping the spiritual lineage of Reiki alive is important to me.  It allows the living lineage to be authentic & share this powerful healing system."  In our busy world of technology & over-committing ourselves, we rarely take time for self-care.  Reiki is a Japanese method for stress reduction, while promoting relaxation. While in this relaxed environment, healing can occur of the mind, body, & spirit. It is not a substitute for medical care; rather it is another healing modality.

"Reiki is love, love is wholeness, wholeness is balance, balance is well-being, well-being is freedom from disease."  -Dr. Mikao Usui

Holly Dunbar

Yoga Instructor, RYT 200

Holly was raised in Davidson County and has lived in and around Thomasville throughout her life. She started practicing yoga 6 years ago, right before she became pregnant with her daughter. She has since completed her teacher training with Tony Para in 2019, and is a RYT-200 with Yoga Alliance. She enjoys different types of yoga and the benefits they can bring to her physical and mental health.


Jordan Harris

Yoga Instructor, RYT 200

Jordan has been practicing yoga since 2013. When she first began, she was constantly training for different races and noticed how much yoga seemed to help her speed, flexibility, and recovery time.

In 2015 she signed up for her first marathon. She was so excited to complete the race, but she noticed things didn’t feel right in her body. She was constantly dizzy and tired. After a visit to her doctor, Jordan received the diagnosis of MS. Running wasn’t really option anymore. After much research and thought, yoga seemed to be the answer. It has helped her heal in so many ways. As her practice improved, she started noticing her strength coming back.

Her balance improved. She started noticing she handled stress better and felt an overall calmness she hadn’t felt before. Observing these things, Jordan realized yoga wasn’t just about the asanas. It was about the complete picture: mind, body, and soul. She obtained her 200RYT with the goal of helping others find their best selves.

Michele Trumble

Yoga Instructor, RYT 200

Michele Trumble (RTY200, MFA)  has been practicing yoga for over a decade and teaching since 2014. She has completed trainings in both Bikram and Iyengar styles of yoga, which inspire her teachings to be based in the power of proper alignment, breath, and playful exploration. Having worked through knee, hip, shoulder injuries/surgeries at a young age due to professional dance - she approaches movement and yoga from a place of body love and respect.

As a dance professor and choreographer, Michele uses a variety of movement techniques and body awareness practices to enhance her yoga teaching. Known for her light hearted, yet direct approach, she values simplicity, creativity, a little challenge, and a lot of grace in both her own practice and in her teaching. With a subversive  flair, her inspiration for her yoga teaching comes from yogic texts, her love of folk rock, and the community she finds herself immersed in.


Lydia Whittington

Licensed Massage Therapist #17667

Lydia Whittington, LMBT#17667, is a graduate of the Professional Therapeutic Massage program at Guilford Technical Community College and a certified Neuromuscular Therapist.

She is an independent contractor conducting her massage building inside of Willow Wellness Center.

Please contact her directly to book your next visit at

(336) 962-2630!

Abby Shaver

Licensed Massage Therapist #15400

Abby has been working as a massage therapist for ten years. She graduated from Minnesota School of Business with an associates in applied science in 2012. Abby likes to incorporate all therapies and tools to fit her clients needs. She has training in Deep tissue, NMT, Swedish, Myofascial Release, Reflexology, Sports massage, Craniosacral, Thai massage and Aromatherapy.

In 2018 she completed her 200hr yoga teacher training at Asheville Yoga Center.
In 2019 she completed a course in The Art of Healing and Touch through Wake Forest Center for Integrative Medicine.

Abby has a strong belief in healing through mind, body and soul. She helps to create a personalized health plan for her clients according to their specific goals.