About Dawn Depke
Dawn is a Certified Natural Wellness Practitioner that specializes in integrative healing of the mind, body and spirit through various techniques.
Dawn began studying Natural Health in 1994 at the University of Northern Iowa where she majored in Health Promotion and Education.
After her formal studies at UNI she began her journey at the Shiatsu Clinic and School in Iowa City, where she studied the Art of Shiatsu Bodywork.
Dawn has been in private practice as a Nationally Certified Massage Therapist and Bodyworker since 2000. She began her teaching career in Eastern Philosophy and Shiatsu at Lakeside School of Massage Therapy in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 2000. Dawn then moved to Chicago and continued her teaching career at the Soma Institute until 2004. She joined the faculty at the Wellness and Massage Training Institute in January 2008 where she taught continuing education courses until her move to California in January, 2009.
Dawn is extremely passionate about the Natural Health field and the subject of empowering and inspiring her students and clients. She continues to be a student herself, as she is currently working on her Doctorate in Naturopathy from Clayton College of Natural Health, as well as advancing her knowledge in Cranial Sacral Therapy and Sacred Journey Therapy through the Sacred Journey Institute in the Chicago area. Dawn is also an Advanced Level Metabolic Typing advisor (customized nutrition), a Doula, and Certified Natural Wellness Practitioner.
Dawn has had the honor of working with some of the most amazing healers and doctors of our time, most notably Dr. Joseph Mercola. Dawn had the pleasure of running Dr. Mercola’s clinic as the clinic manager to aid in every aspect from practitioner support, patient care, to developing programs and protocol to enhance patient care and support.
Dawn’s goal is to empower individuals to create health and wellness based on their individuality while releasing any blocks that hinder them from this goal, whether these are physical, mental, emotional or spiritual. Optimal health and wellness is our birth right and it is of utmost importance for Dawn Depke and Depke Wellness to educate the public on this right.
Wellness for the World,