We welcome you to the official website for the Advanced Wellness Centre in Richmond VA. Whether you're in need of urgent help for a personal injury, you're training for an athletic event or you just want to feel younger and remain well, you've come to the right place. We want to be your source for safe, natural techniques such as chiropractic care, and massage in Richmond, VA.
One of the first things you'll notice when you walk into the Advanced Wellness Centre is how many skilled practitioners are on hand to help you. Not only will you find your chiropractor in Richmond, VA with decades of experience, but there are also massage therapists, and personal trainers available to enhance your outcomes. This enables us to provide an integrated mindfulness approach from a holistic model to address the whole body. Once you've experienced our level of care, nothing else will do!
Here at Advanced Wellness Centre, our massage focus is on improving your health. While the experience of getting a massage is still generally enjoyable, we apply it in ways meant to treat specific conditions and achieve precise health goals. Read More
We here at the Advanced Wellness Centre offer a comprehensive fitness training program specific to our client’s imbalances and areas of deconditioning. Our highly trained staff emphasizes scientifically structured workout programs designed to maximize fitness training, health and general wellness. Read More
Graduating early from Life Chiropractic College at the age of 24, Lowry established his first practice in 1989. He quickly expanded into three practices training other doctors to care for patients with his unique patient management, addressing the chemical, physical and emotional stressors that cause dysfunction of the spine and nervous system.
Dr. Roodman has been in private practice for over two decades, helping thousands of people. Since graduating as valedictorian from Logan College of chiropractic in 1988, Dr. Roodman has published articles in Chiropractic Sports Medicine Journal and Athletics Magazine. He's a member of the International Chiropractic Associations Wellness Council and the National Headache Foundation.
A South Carolina native, Dr. Kimberly McCutchen, D.C., has had the privilege to travel to different states within the United States empowering others to lead healthier, more satisfying lives through chiropractic and positive lifestyle changes. Dr. Kimberly now lives in the Richmond, VA Metroplex, and serves as one of the treating chiropractors of Advanced Wellness Centre.
Dr. Kimberly started her higher education journey at Florida State University, where she graduated with double Bachelor degrees in Psychology and Chemical Science. After her undergraduate studies, she went on to receive two additional Bachelor degrees in Anatomy and Health & Wellness from Parker College of Chiropractic, where she also received her Doctor of Chiropractic degree.
Dr. Kimberly specializes in sport injury rehabilitation and spinal corrective care. From the average person plagued by pain and discomfort associated with everyday life or the elite athlete competing at the highest level, Dr. Kimberly is committed to assisting each individual reach their full potential.
Connor joined the massage therapy team at the Advanced Wellness Centre in 2019. Prior to earning his licensure through the Virginia Board of Nursing he attended Alliance Medical and Health Sciences in Richmond where he studied massage therapy. Connor graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University, earning a Bachelor’s of Science with concentration in Exercise Science. Before he began his career as a massage therapist, he worked in the field of Strength and Conditioning also at Virginia Commonwealth University. Connor has extensive experience as a Physical Therapy Technician where his focus was on providing instruction on advanced stretching and strengthening techniques. He currently specializes in Deep Tissue Massage and Myofascial Release, along with sharing his depth of knowledge on Therapeutic Exercise.
Connor's personal motto: “My goal is to give you as much relief as possible in a short time frame as well as give you the tools and advice so that you can help yourself.
Aidan, a Richmond native, graduated from The College of Charleston with a degree in Theater Performance in 2005. After completing his degree, he took some time to live and work as an actor overseas. Aidan became fascinated with massage therapy at a young age and, amid his travels, he found himself learning more about the benefits of massage as well experiencing many different techniques form all around the world. After returning to the states, Aidan received a diploma in massage therapy from Fortis College in 2015, where he graduated at the top of his class as valedictorian.
Dan is an internationally certified Mindfulness Coach with over 10 years of experience. His goal is to alleviate suffering from habitual reactivity through compassion. He teaches primarily vipassana (Insight/Mindfulness) with a focus on self-inquiry. He teaches at the professional, corporate, academic and personal level. Dan offers a five-week introduction to mindfulness class as well as individual sessions.
Anna Pincus graduated with a B.S. in Biology from Virginia Polytechnic and State University, VA in 2017 and a M.S. in Exercise Science at Old Dominion University, VA in 2019. During that time Anna taught Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab at Tidewater Community College in Norfolk, VA and acquired an internship with CHKD Sports Performance in Virginia Beach, VA training high school and college D1-D3 Athletes through their off-season programs. After graduating with her masters in Exercise Science, Anna went on to receive her Strength and Conditioning Specialist Certification through NSCA, using that knowledge to assist in the creation of HIIT programs and sport specific training regimens for a Climbing Center in Norfolk, VA. While her training experience includes acceleration, speed, plyometrics, agility, and resistance programming, Anna's clientele ranges from athletes to individuals suffering from chronic pain. Her main goal as a Personal Trainer and Exercise Therapist is to promote a healthy lifestyle for each client through functional movement and exercise.
David studied Kinesiological Sciences at the University of Maryland and then completed his master’s in Exercise/Rehabilitation Sciences at the California University of Pennsylvania. He has most often worked in a post-rehabilitation environment and/or in communication with medical professionals, and he really enjoys helping transition people from therapy back into work and life. This interest has taken him to corporate gyms, commercial gyms, and country clubs. He spent the most time at Congressional Country Club near D.C. where he trained a variety of clients- from golfers and student athletes to the injured and elderly - to move and feel better.
More recently, he has taken this function-based and rehabilitative focus into massage therapy, where he enjoys working with specific pain conditions by taking a full-body view of movement difficulties. “*The site of pain is often not the source of pain!” *David enjoys educating others, and he teaches clinical massage at a local college.
David has also branched out into the related field of nutrition, earning a Master of Public Health Nutrition and practicing as a Precision Nutrition certified coach and wellness coach for the last 9 years. He emphasizes a functional medicine approach with personalized nutrition plans and goal setting for the individual, starting with those goals that are most achievable and effective based on the confidence and needs of the client. He is currently studying functional medicine and completing a board certification as a “certified nutrition specialist” in the state of Virginia.
David lives with his wife in Midlothian, and enjoys spending time with family, hiking, martial arts, reading philosophy, psychology, and science, and lifting weights/ kettlebells.
*Favorite coaching quote*: 'Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it 'fate'.' Carl Jung
Stefan is a Licensed Massage Therapist who graduated from VCU with a BS in Exercise Science and obtained his License in Massage Therapy from Alliance Medical and Health Sciences College. At the beginning of his career, Stefan spent 2 years working at a Physical Therapist clinic and has taken what he has learned from the PTs and incorporated it into his own techniques to develop a unique, systematic, and therapeutic approach. He specializes in Deep Tissue and Cross-Fiber Friction/Myofascial Release. His goal is not to put you in pain, but to make you more aware of your problem areas, and to teach you how to take care of them, whether it be through stretching, exercises, or modalities. Stefan always massages with the Golden Rule in mind: Massage others the way you want to be massaged, and will use his skill set to find what works best for you.
Stefan is a foodie who enjoys finding neat places to eat around Richmond and is willing to try any type of dish, just as long as it’s delicious. He is also passionate about Japanese Culture, streetwear fashion, movies (especially Shrek), and finding joy in all genres of music.
Sherwynn graduated from ECPI University in 2016, achieving an Associates degree in Criminal Justice and Bachelors degree in Network Security. After attending Fortis College Richmond, VA in 2018 and graduating with honors in Suma Cum Laude, his passion for helping people through massage has grown working with a variety of clients. Specializing in Trigger Point Therapy, Deep Tissue, & Sports Massage, Sherwynn’s goal is to continue promoting Health and Wellness through touch.
Whitney DeBraux is a Richmond, VA native graduating from Thomas Jefferson High School. Always having a passion and interest in the medical field helping and educating helping people, shadowed 2 OB/GYNs at MCV Hospital her junior and senior year of high school. In 2017 after the passing of her grandmother from Breast Cancer deciding to take different approach to reach her goal enrolled in Fortis College for Massage Therapy, bridging her love for the medical field and her passion of helping people and how they can better their health together even more. Since graduating from Fortis College with honors in 2018, Whitney has helped and worked with over 1,000 people including WWE wrestlers, bike tours, spas and etc. Whitney specializes in Energy work, Deep Tissue, Myofascial Release, Trigger Point, Sports Massage, Neuromuscular Release, and Prenatal Massage.
Alex is a Licensed Massage Therapist that graduated from VCU with a BS in Health, Physical Education and Exercise Science. During Alex's journey in college, he discovered that he took a large interest in learning human body movement/biomechanics and the importance of exercise on how it affects one's quality of life, and quality of movement. Shortly after graduation, Alex attended Alliance Medical and Health Sciences College where he learned massage therapy, as well as helping teach students in different cohorts. While enrolled in his massage therapy program, Alex spent 3 years working at an outpatient Physical Therapy Clinic, learning a holistic approach to pain management, and functional movement through massage and a combination of exercise. Alex currently specializes in Cross-Fiber/Myofascial Release, Trigger Point Neuromuscular Therapy, Swedish, Cupping, and Deep tissue techniques. Alex has worked with all populations ranging from strength athletes, to the elderly population to help focus on client-oriented goals, restorative functional movement and performance.
During Alex's free time, he enjoys photography, music/music production, snowboarding, DIY projects, biking, and weightlifting. Alex formerly participated in competitive powerlifting with the USA Powerlifting
Federation where he placed top 3 in his division, competing amongst hundreds of competitors during the same meet on a state level.
Alex looks forward to assisting you on your path to wellness!
Elexiss graduated from Old Dominion University with a degree in Film and Television production and a degree in African and African American Studies. After receiving her degrees, Elexiss spent a few years exploring photography and creative styling. In 2002, her mother was diagnosed with MS(Multiple Sclerosis). She has always wanted to figure out ways to help her as well as others with similar illnesses relax, find comfort, and relief. Elexiss also has a love for sports, especially basketball, and has always had an interest in sports massage.
Elexiss graduated from Lotus School of Integrated Professions. Sports and relaxation massages interest her the most. She is known to be a very intuitive massage therapist, knowing exactly what spots need the most attention. Elexiss strives to create an environment where her client scan relax and release. She provides positive energy and a listening ear. She specializes in deep tissue, swedish massage, aromatherapy, and trigger point therapy.
In her free time Elexiss enjoys traveling, painting, spoken word, creative photography, and fashion.