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Now & Zen Healing Arts LLC

Michele Peterson


7373 W 147th St, Suite #108
Apple Valley, MN 55044
United States
T: 952-239-7692

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What is Zen?

Zen means waking up to the present, truly experiencing each moment as it is. According to Zen theory, existence is found in the silence of the mind. Zen is who we are in our purest form.

Find Your Zen.

Revitalize your body, free your mind, and enlighten your spirit... Experience the harmonizing effects of Massage Theray, Aromatherapy, Ear Candling, Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), Energy Healing & Reiki, Reflexology, Salt Glow, Thai Bodywork, or a signature Zen Facelift.

Profile and Credentials        

Michele has a passion for holistic healing and enjoys helping others on their journey towards health, wellness, and balance. She provides a natural means of relieving many common ailments, including headaches, insomnia, digestive complaints, reproductive issues, and joint and muscle stiffness. Because she discovered complementary and alternative medicine through her own healing journey, she is especially adept in assisting clients who suffer from stress, anxiety, and depression related concerns. Her intuitive touch provides a deep sense of relaxation, releases stress and tension, and revitalizes the body, mind, and spirit.

Michele received her Bachelor of Science in Natural Health, graduating with Highest Honors, from Clayton College of Natural Health. She studied Swedish, Deep Tissue, and Traditional Thai Massage as well as Reflexology, Aromatherapy, Hydrotherapy, and Ear Candling at St. Croix Center for the Healing Arts. She also trained as a Reiki Master Teacher with TeriLeigh Schmidt at The Yoga Path.

Philosophy and Comments        

"Now & Zen is all that! Michele is top notch with her work. Relaxing and therapeutic. Best there is. Always greeted with a friendly smile." ~Kim B.

“Michele has a beautiful healing way about her. She is very skilled in performing healing work and she is a great teacher. She has empowered me to learn new skills for self help too. Her wisdom and intuition has been spot on in helping me through some difficulties in life and health. I can without reservation recommend Michele.” ~Carolyn D.

“I have never felt more relaxed than when Michele performed reflexology on me. Even though she never touched my back, I felt like I had just had a deep tissue massage. The soft music and warm table made me want to stay there all afternoon. Thanks, Michele, you're the best!” ~Deb B.

“Michele's enthusiasm for what she does and her care for her clients has been evident every time I've met with her! She is very knowledgeable and has been easily able to explain the various services that she specializes in. I would highly recommend her to others looking for a relaxing massage as well as alternative therapies for their health and wellness needs.” ~Nancy P.

Work Hours and Fee Schedule        

Services are offered by appointment at the Center for Alternative Healing in Apple Valley, or can be provided in the convenience of your home or office for an additional $20 fee.

Visit our website at www.nowzenhealingarts.com for more information.

Session costs range from $35-$120, depending on service.

Sliding scale fees offered for those who qualify.

Healing Arts        

Aromatherapy Massage

Combines the healing properties of essential oils with the soothing relaxation of a Swedish Massage. This unique sensory journey eases the mind, increases circulation, eliminates toxins, improves lymphatic drainage, and relieves aches and pains. Essential oils are customized to your needs.

$80 for 60 minutes

Ear Candling

Also known as Ear Coning, this ancient healing method promotes natural form and function while stimulating the body's own healing mechanisms. Utilized for over 3,000 years by many major cultures as a right of passage and seasonal cleansing ritual.

Kids: $40 for 30 minutes, Adults: $70 for 60 minutes

Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)

Addresses negative feelings and emotions which are stored in the body's energy field and often cause imbalance. Sometimes referred to as "emotional acupuncture" because it involves tapping on meridian points, the lines of energy used in Traditional Chinese Medicine. EFT often works when nothing else will!!!

Initial visit: $100 for 90 minutes, Follow-up: $70 for 60 minutes

Energy Healing & Reiki

A holistic approach which addresses physical, mental, and spiritual issues. Promotes wellbeing by restoring balance in and around the body. Essential oils, guided meditation, and breathwork may be used to complement your session.

$40 for 30 minutes, $70 for 60 minutes


Scientific art based on the stimulation of reflex points in the ears, hands, and feet which correspond to all parts of the body. By stretching, massaging, and applying pressure to specific points in these areas, positive physiological changes occur throughout the body.

$40 for 30 minutes, $70 for 60 minutes, or $100 for 90 minutes

Salt Glow

Healing sea salts and moisturizing oils are gently massaged from the neck down and removed with soothing hot towels. Softens the skin, stimulates cellular renewal, restores mineral balance, relieves tension, and revitalizes your entire being!

$80 for 60 minutes

Thai Bodywork

2,000 year old practice which emphasizes the mind-body connection. Increases the flow of energy throughout the body, and is effective in addressing physical, emotional, and spiritual needs. Nicknamed "lazy man's yoga" for its combination of assisted stretching and yoga postures.

$40 for 30 minutes, $70 for 60 minutes, or $100 for 90 minutes

Zen Facelift

Experience the restorative effects of the Zen Facelift... a soothing hot towel, relaxing scalp massage, and balancing facial! Acupressure and massage are combined with an essential oil serum designed specifically for your skin type. Available only from Now & Zen!

$40 for 30 minutes

Session prices include sales tax. Home visits may be requested for an additional $20 fee.




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