Licensed Naturopathic Doctor and Exercise Physiologist in Leavenworth
Dr. Chandra Villano is an Exercise Physiologist and a licensed Naturopathic Doctor. She earned her Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine degree in 2004 from Bastyr University in Seattle and she completed a family practice residency under Dr. Jacqueline Thomas. Dr. Villano’s naturopathic consulting practice, Vibrant Health Services, is located in East Wenatchee, WA. Dr. Villano specializes in consulting with patients on issues of clinical nutrition and lifestyle enhancement. Dr. Villano also enthusiastically presents corporate & community wellness programs, instructs whole foods cooking classes, and facilitates wellness retreats.
Outside of Vibrant Health Services, Dr. Villano is a licensed massage practitioner and a dynamic faculty member teaching anatomy, physiology, and pathology for the massage therapy program at the School of Therapeutic Touch & Body Work in Wenatchee, WA. She also owns and manages Therapeutic Touch Massage & Wellness, a premiere day spa, located on-site at the Icicle Village Resort in Leavenworth, WA.
Dr. Villano has ten years of clinical experience working in Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and is an American Heart Association TEACH trainer (Teaching Exercise and Cardiovascular Health). She has lectured extensively at medical support groups and conferences. Her training under a Master Herbalist was a five-year herbal apprenticeship in the Midwest. She has a Yoga of the Heart™ Cardiac and Cancer Teacher Certification (from the director of the stress management program of the Dean Ornish, MD clinical trials). She is a drummer and a dancer, having trained in West Africa, and she is an avid gardener. She and her husband love to hike and backpack in the splendor of the Pacific Northwest.
Dr. Villano is one of the founders of the EASE Cancer Foundation (Exercise and Survivorship Education, www.easecancer.org), a north central Washington based non-profit corporation dedicated to the improvement of quality of life for cancer survivors, with an emphasis on rural communities.
Dr. Villano seeks to empower the healer within each of us, and to nurture our responsibility for vibrant health, personally and globally.
Dr. Villano is also available as a guest instructor for Corporate and Community Wellness Classes – two to four hour wellness classes that can be added to any conference or group gathering. For more information please email VibrantHealth@nwi.net or call 1.509.393.5728