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Sandra Hanna, D.C., LAc

Dr. Hanna’s love for her work and her patients is evident in her caring, tender touch. She understands the hesitation and uncertainty of first-timers and impresses them with the gentleness of her chiropractic adjustments. Dr. Hanna soothes the nerves of even her most fearful patients and gives them the full benefit of her years of study and her extensive experience.

As a native to Laguna Niguel, CA, Dr. Hanna earned a Bachelor of Arts in Biology and completed studies in Chemistry and Psychology at the University of San Diego. She graduated from Southern California University of Health Sciences with a Doctorate in Chiropractic and completed a Masters in Oriental Medicine. She is also a Reiki Master and Yoga instructor. She is certified in Applied Kinesiology and is licensed in the state of California. Her mission is to provide an oasis of care for individuals caught in Orange County's fast-paced society.

dr_wendy_norman.jpgWendy S. Puchalski, D.C.

Wendy S. Puchalski, D.C., is a chiropractor and holistic healer residing in Orange County, CA.  She graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder with a Kinesiology degree in 2001 and obtained her doctorate of chiropractic medicine from the Southern California University of Health Sciences in 2007.  She has since become a healer of her community as Chiropractor and Applied Kinesiologist.

Dr. Wendy seeks to motivate and empower others to live at their very best through the balancing of mind, body, and spirit.  Holistic chiropractic eliminates interferences and activates the innate healing response of the body. Through the balance of structure, chemical, and emotional components optimal health is obtainable.  Stresses from structural impingements, nutritional imbalances, overwhelming emotions, and toxic build up are all harmful to the innate healing power of the body.  By clearing the body of these stresses, one will naturally progress on the path to complete wellness. Treatment is performed by focusing on the body's energy and discovering the root cause of disease."Life Energy" flows through all of us and serves as the switch between illness and health.

Dr. Wendy has spent many years studying the art of health, chiropractic, applied kinesiology, meridian therapy, and functional nutrition.  Past studies include: certified personal training through the Cooper Institute in Dallas, TX, certified fitness instructing through AFPA, and counseling at a California based fitness camp for teens.  

Through the unique integration of various techniques she is able to promote healing in all levels of the body; physical, mental, and spiritual.  She strives to educate all her patients on how they can take back control of their health naturally and continually lectures on health related topics to corporations and community support groups.

Julie Reyes, DC, MAOM, LAc

Dr. Julie Reyes combines both Eastern and Western perspectives to provide truly holistic care for her patients. As a gentle-touch Chiropractor, she promotes total body wellness for the whole family.

She is also a very detailed Acupuncturist and Medicinal Herbalist. Extremely knowledgeable about the therapeutic benefits of high-quality essential oils, she offers needle-free acupuncture by using the oils to activate acupuncture points instead of needles. The result is a much more effective treatment that combines the healing power of acupuncture enhanced by the healing power of pure essential oils.

Using an evidence-based integrated approach, she blends Eastern Medicine with drug-free healing modalities from all over the world. Dr. Julie is dedicated to providing truly holistic care for her patients helping them achieve physical, mental & emotional well-being.

Massage Therapists

Rose Marie,CMT

Rose Marie has been in the massage therapy field for over 18 years. Her passion for massage began when she was very young, but did not get into the field until years later. After working as a professional chef and an EMT, Rose Marie started her massage career in the late 1990’s.  She attended several schools to increase her tools for the trade, IPBS College of Massage and Integrative Health in San Diego and Healing Hands in Laguna Hills.  Through extensive schooling, Rose Marie has learned many different modalities of massage, ranging from:

  • Light lymphatic drainage
  • Deep tissue
  • Sports massage
  • Reflexology
  • Shiatsu
  • Pre-Natal

When Rose Marie is not busy healing others, she enjoys spending time with her daughter and her family.  She loves to be around people and bring a smile to their face.

Michelle Schneider, CMT 

While Michelle was completing humanitarian work in Vietnam and Cambodia she was introduced to massage and it opened a whole new world to her.  The pain and soreness from working 15 hour days in extreme weather was eased if not eliminated by the regular massages.   Upon returning to the United States, she quickly investigated and enrolled in Massage School. 

After completing 625 hours of comprehensive course and hands on work, she has been actively in the field for five years now.  Her passion for the art of massage has opened up many different areas of knowledge and she is constantly expanding that knowledge with further classes and skill sets.  Skilled in integrated massage with

  • Therapeutic Massage
  • Swedish Massage
  • Deep Tissue
  • Trigger Point Release
  • Cranial Release Technique
  • Pre-Natal Massage
  • Reflexology
  • Post-Partum Massage
  • Recovery Massage
  • Aromatherapy and use of Essential Oils to enhance health benefits

Her first passion is her family and she enjoys traveling with her husband to visit all six of their children and nine grandchildren.  Her motto is “Have and ENJOY life” you can ENJOY life more with overall health and massage is an amazing tool to assist you!

Karen Moe, Holistic Health Practitioner, Medicinal Aromatherapist, LMT, B.A Psychology

Karen's interests in holistic health and well-being sparked her pursuit of holistic healing in 1997, upon her return from graduate school for family counseling. Her holistic studies include a multitude of modalities.  Medicinal Aromatherapy offers her clients a solid foundation to realize ultimate health & emotional well-being.

  • Neuromuscular
  • Deep Tissue
  • Sports
  • Shiatsu Thai
  • Acupressure techniques combine to facilitate an exceptional bodywork experience.

Schooled in a wide variety of Energy modalities, including:

  • Reiki
  • Pranic Healing
  • Chakra Balancing
  • Acupressure; her healing touch extends a well-balanced and deep energetic dimension

In Tune from her early childhood, Karen easily plugs in and channels messages from higher dimensions, to aid in self-discovery and self-nurturing.  Her education in psychology supports her consultation skills. Her style of work is committed to supporting your personal quest in balancing body, mind and spirit. Karen will create an individually designed session to enhance your well-being and facilitate the path to a better you.


Front Desk

We have an amazing team that manages our front desk, they are here to greet you with a smile. 

Michelle, Front Desk & Massage

If you have any questions about our Laguna Niguel chiropractor, or would like to learn more about chiropractic care at Hanna Wellness Center, please call us at (949) 389-0400 today!