About us...

Erika Arms BCND, CNHP, Medical Intuitive, Shaman, Reiki Master & Author


Erika is the founder of Journey To Health Chakra, LLC. She is a Board Certified Naturopathic Doctor, a Licensed Spiritual Healer, and a Certified Natural Health Professional. Her spiritual gifts started at the early age of 9 and realized in her early 20’s that synthetic aids did not work for her. Erika believes, and knows first-hand that healing begins with the mind, body, and spirit.  "The body heals itself, given the right conditions…but we need to embrace all elements ~." Through life experiences and education, she will teach you the right conditions to assist you on your journey. After she spent 25 years in corporate America, she knew there was a greater plan, so she opened her center in the fall of 2015. If your guided to see Erika, her services range from intuitive guidance, RBTI testing, biofeedback methods, soul retrievals and chakra balancing.  She is a teacher at heart, an earth keeper, and part of the humanity movement in love, light, and free will.

Petra Arms, Melody Crystal Healing Facilitator, Reiki II, Intuitive Practitioner, and Yoga Instructor


Petra is a powerful healer who loves working with the insights of younger generations!

She has embodied intuitive and empathic abilities helping guide her through healing sessions to promote the highest well-being and energetic re-alignment. The human body consists of 7 core energy centers, referred to as “chakras”. Each chakra correlates to specific organs, body systems and emotions. When we notice ourselves feeling drained or unable to fully be present in our lives this is the body letting us know dis-ease has began to manifest on a spiritual, emotional, mental and lastly, a physical level. She is dedicated to guiding individuals into embodying their own divine essence, aiding them to live their most organic and abundant filled life! Petra enjoys working with the energies of the inner child as well as the wounds of the present to help you embrace the surrounding complexity and beauty of life.

Petra became aware of her Gifts from the early age of 6, and now as a young adult, she is beyond her years in knowledge of the Divine feminine, spirit, and her mission in this life. Petra has a passion for nature, animals, and plants. She is currently studying Medical Intuition and energy centers in the body that are a necessity for balancing life. In the fall, 2019, Petra continued her education in Bali, Indonesia to become a Yoga Instructor. 

Christine Baskin LMT, Certified Reflexologist & Reiki Master Teacher


Christine learned Reiki while working in corporate America and from there has slowly shifted from a working to live to the mentality, into the idea that we create our own lives. After graduating from Guardian Massage and Reflexology Program in Sterling Heights, she went on to earn Clarkston’s Best of the Best Massage Therapist in 2017. Christine is passionate about helping people find rejuvenation and renewal amidst the stresses of life, and relief from the pains that show up in our bodies because of that stress.  Each person’s stress is unique.  Her style is nurturing and holistic. She incorporates essential oils and hot towels into her massages, if you choose.  Her skill and intuitive touch help powerfully unwind the unique tension in your body, while helping your mind and spirit deeply rest into the re-set you need.


Joe Pahl, Full Mesa Shaman


Joe is a full mesa shaman who was taught by 2 master shamans who trained under Dr. Alberto Villoldo, the author of several books on Shamanic healing and Shamanism. Shamanism reaches back to 40 to 50,000 years and has been known in every indigenous culture around the world. It is still practiced today in this hemisphere, mostly among the American Indians. How does it work? For the shaman, there are no natural and supernatural worlds: there is only one world with both a visible and invisible realm. The shaman learns how he can “cross the river” and bring back something for his clients’ healing. Joe is fulfilling his shamanic calling by talking to groups, by helping his clients and others find their way to balance and healing, and by dreaming before the fire.

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Marie Martin, Beauty Cultivator & Access Bar Practitioner

My name is Marie Martin, and I am an Inner Beauty Cultivator. During my journey of healing my spirit was awakened, from the spark of creativity to the knowledge I am a healer. Now I use my understanding of image to help you change how you see yourself.  Imagine for a moment your outer image can help you heal your perception of who you think you are.  Now believe it, because you have the power to be the woman you always wanted to be. You merely need a bit of help to get there.

My introduction to the fashion industry was with a startup company while I lived in Washington DC. There I started as an assistant designer and went on to design their first high-end dress line. My former experience in fashion armed me with knowledge of trends and sharpened my eye for details. I also gained the ability to work with the statement of an ensemble.

Originally, I am from West Michigan, but I have lived in some of our nation’s largest cities including DC, Dallas and now Detroit. Living in the DC Metro Area, I pursued and eventually received my degree in fashion design from the Academy of Art University.

My programs and services were developed because of my experience being a woman and a survivor!  Beneath my exterior is a person, who knows how cruelty and abuse feel.  I know what it is to come back from the brink of where emotions die. I choose to fight cruelty with beauty and self-acceptance, and I will win every time! I invite you to see what Inner Beauty Cultivation can do for you.


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