Meet The Staff
Meet Tokkara "TK" Tucker
Licensed massage therapist
Tokkara “TK” graduated as a licensed massage therapist from Everest in Brandon, Florida in 2011. Shortly after graduating, she gained employment at a spa. Realizing she wanted to learn more while working, she then moved on to working for a chiropractor. She enjoys educating patients on the purpose of each muscle while also explaining the importance of receiving a massage. She enjoys the opportunity to learn new techniques that most spas don’t allow which allows her to broaden her massage skills. She is certified in reflexology, upper & lower extremities, deep tissue and Swedish. Other modalities she offers are the following: cupping, prenatal and sport. She believes that pain & negative energy go hand and hand. So be happy, and your body will be happy too!
Meet Seneca James
Office Coordinator/Billing Specialist
Seneca AKA “Essi” joined our SFC team in 2018 as our office manager and billing specialist. She has over 10+ years of professional experience as a business and medical administrator. Her expertise is in billing and coding, collections, insurance reimbursement, provider credentialing, office coordination and clerical administration. Her experience in these fields have led her to be certified within her skill sets. Essi sets the tone for excellence by providing competence, accuracy of information and consistency. Essi spends her weekend with her children and is an active member of the community. She is also the owner of “Essi Sent U” a legal, medical and consumer informational source.
Patient Care Coordinator
Manuel Santamaria AKA “Manny” is the smiling face and warm welcome that invites you into our center. He has over 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry so he is rightfully named “The Maître D”. Manny is a world traveler and has traveled to major countries around the world. He has more friends around the world than Mark Zuckerberg! Manny loves Michael Jackson and can dance just like him. If you get him in a dancing mood, he may moonwalk for you. He has a lovely family and spends his free time with his wife and 2 kids and Mira the Pitt. You may find Manny supporting his son’s love for ice hockey with the Gulf Coast Flames. Manny looks forward to meeting you and sharing his traveling stories!
Meet Jessica Rodriguez
Front Desk Coordinator
Meet Lucero Beckwith
Licensed Massage Therapist
Lucero graduated as a licensed massage therapist from Miller-Mont College in Darlington, South Carolina. She became a certified medical massage practitioner in 2019 at LMT Success Group. Currently, she owns Embracing Nature in South Carolina. Lucero received her traditional Ayurvedic massage and Panchakarma therapy certification at P.V.A. Ayurvedic Hospital in Kerala, India. Experiencing the profound effect of the ancient healing tradition of Ayruveda has motivated her to share this life changing information with others through therapies and seminars. Lucero’s passion is to assist individuals to achieve harmony in mind, body and spirit while promoting a healthy lifestyle and integrating ayurvedic treatments with traditional massage. She believes that mind and body heal through the means of embracing nature. She is very excited to be in the Sunshine State and looks forward to sharing her knowledge with you. Namaste.
Meet Patricia Cookerly
Patricia became interested in Reiki in 2015 and started learning about it. As her knowledge grew so did the manifestation that she needed to be completely devoted to this healing modality. She knew in her heart that this was what she wanted to do, and that Reiki was her calling. She received her certification and attunement in 2016 from Dave Nelson. She doubted herself a lot and would often have to refer back to her books to make sure she was doing it correctly, but with every person that accepted to receive Reiki from her, her confidence grew and she started to trust her hands and intuition allowing the energy to flow through her body into the Reiki receiver’s body. Patricia experienced a profound effect in the ancient healing tradition of Ayurveda. In 2017, she traveled to Kerala, India and received her traditional Ayurvedic massage and Panchakarma therapy certification at P.V.A. Ayurvedic Hospital. She assists in the ayurvedic treatments and is excited to be a part of the team!
Meet Yogi Mandhi
Yogi Mandhi first originated as Mandy Handley’s yogi persona when she began her journey as a private yoga instructor in 2017 after teaching in the school system for 6 years. Yogi Mandhi is now a preferred private yoga instructor for the Tampa Bay area. Mandhi is compassionate, skilled, experienced and professional. She holds a 500 hour Hatha Yoga Certification from the Soham Ayur Ashram in Bangalore, India certified in traditional Indian Hatha yoga with 15 years of experience. Yogi Mandhi’s mission is to share the joy and health benefits of yoga and she looks forward to sharing her joy with you! Namaste.
Meet Derek Middleton
Derek Middleton brings to Stout Family Chiropractic Holistic Center over 40 years of experience in the field of lifestyle medicine. He has helped thousands of people regain their health and their lives by drastically reducing or eliminating symptoms through First Line Therapy. First Line Therapy is an approach to Lifestyle Medicine determining the root cause of a particular disease. Utilizing specific tools and testing equipment, he is able to define your cell health and age, toxicity levels, GI issues, improve mobility, restore energy and enhance brain clarity and focus. Specializing in gut healing, microbiome regeneration, GI issues, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Lupus, Fibromyalgia and so much more, let Derek’s experience help you heal and improve the quality of your life to one with abundant health through First Line Therapy! Derek Middleton QD, QEBS, PhD, LEI
Meet Darius Creed
Creed has been researching health and fitness for nearly 30 years. He’s been a fitness coach for 18 years and has been a certified personal trainer since 2007. He holds multiple certifications as an athletic coach and specializes in hybrid training and tactical strength and conditioning. Since 2000, Creed has trained individuals and groups, both in the civilian and military sectors, from nearly all walks of life. His coaching, while focused on diet and exercise, has repeatedly led to surprising health outcomes beyond his clients’ expectations, including complete reversals in conditions such as osteoporosis, hypertension, pre-diabetes, chronic fatigue syndrome, osteoarthritis, degenerative disc disease, chondromalacia patellae and stage 3 chronic kidney disease—often accompanied with supportive medical documentary evidence. Creed has firsthand experience of what it’s like to be overweight, unhealthy, and chronically fatigued and understands the challenges many of us face.
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