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Dr. Ian Shaw

Owner, Chiropractor

Dr. Ian Shaw | Chiropractor

EFC Family

Dr. Ian established a deep connection with Nature growing up playing in the forests,
mountains, lakes and rivers of Vermont. He spends his free time exploring and appreciating our beautiful Earth both in movement and in stillness. Aside from outdoor adventure he loves
playing with his dogs, cooking and gardening.

With 12 years of experience in the health and wellness field, Dr. Ian is passionate about motivating and educating people to engage in the processes of their own health. Initially as a Personal Trainer, then as a Wellness Coach and Operations Manager of an evidenced-based, 90- day lifestyle change program, he has always strived to help his clients live their best lives.
Blending his passions of science, movement and connecting with people, he found
Chiropractic to be the best outlet to help people take back control of their lives. Dr. Ian’s passion for Chiropractic has only grown stronger as he has seen it unlock people’s health, improve their ability to move, perform, become more internally aware, and most impactfully, bring balance to their overly stressed nervous systems.

Dr. Ian has participated in over 640 hours of additional technique and adjusting seminars, served thousands of Adjustments, achieved Magna Cum Laude while earning his Doctorate in
Chiropractic from Life University.

Book your initial consultation today to experience Ian's inspirational energy and knowledge for proactive health. 

Cora Fuller, LMT

Cora Fuller | Massage Therapist

Irene Ross-Piazza

Irene Rosa-Piazza | Medical Qi Gong

Massage Therapist

With 7 years of experience, Cora aims to create a nurturing environment to explore pain patterns that lie deep within the fascia. She uses a long fluid Esalen style to help relieve chronic tension while activating the body’s parasympathetic nervous system. Her goal is for you to feel grounded, lighter, and be able to experience life to its full potential.

Cora is available on Thursdays at EFC. Text or Email Cora, @ (828)222-3953/, to schedule.

Medical Qigong

Irene Ross-Piazza began her healing journey as a child over 30 years ago with intuitive sight and healing touch. She discovered Reiki with her partner at 18 years of age. Her parents misunderstood Reiki and instead encouraged her to complete her university studies. In tandem with her path in learning Reiki, Seichem-Seikim, Esoteric Alchemy, Taoist Alchemy, Chen Style Silk-Reeling Spiral Power Qigong, she also earned a degree in Accountancy with a minor in Economics, became a Certified Public Accountant and owned & operated her own CPA firm for several years in Asheville. She is currently certified as a Medical Qigong Practitioner and is studying to become a Doctor of Medical Qigong.

Hop onto her website to schedule! Harmony Qi-Gong

What is Medical Qi-Gong? 

Medical Qigong ("chee-gong") is an ancient pillar of Traditional Chinese Medicine. It focuses on addressing the root cause of disease. It does so by balancing, strengthening and regulating Qi ("chee"), the bio-electromagnetic energy that pervades all living things. Similar to other invisible forces, such as wind or gravity or magnetism, Qi is powerful and can be felt, but is not commonly seen. It is translated as “life force” and/or “vital energy” and is what makes us feel healthy and alive.

Robyn Nespole, MPT

Physical Therapist

My name is Robyn and I am a PT and founder of Sol Physical Therapy and Wellness.
I graduated in the year 2000 from the Mayo School of Health-Related Sciences in
Rochester, MN with a master’s in physical therapy. I practiced my first 20 years in
CA where I had the opportunity to work in a variety of settings including inpatient
trauma centers, outpatient orthopedic and wellness clinics, and home health. I have
a vast background in a variety of manual therapy techniques including soft tissue
mobilization/ massage, myofascial release, joint mobilizations, muscle energy, and
strain -counterstrain as well as Gary Gray functional training and strengthening. I
pride myself in working one-on-one with my patients to find the source of the pain
and/or injury, utilize manual approaches and functional strengthening to find
alignment and balance in the body so that patients can return to enjoying the
things they love the most.
In my free time, I love spending time with my grown children, my beautiful
granddaughter and my partner in life. I prefer to be outdoors whenever possible
hiking, biking, kayaking or spending time with friends.

Rachel Suggs, PTA

Physical Therapy Assistance

Hello everyone, I'm Rachel, a dedicated Physical Therapist Assistant with a passion for holistic wellness. With over 12years of experience, I specialize in manual therapy techniques, focusing on treating the whole person to achieve optimalwellness. Throughout my career, I have been committed to providing the highest quality care to my patients. I believe inthe power of manual therapy to not only address physical issues but also to promote emotional and spiritual well-being.One of the most rewarding aspects of my job is witnessing the transformation of my patients as they regain mobility,reduce pain, and improve their overall quality of life. I approach each patient with compassion and empathy, workingclosely with them to develop personalized treatment plans that meet their unique needs. I am excited to continue myjourney at Sol PT and Wellness in the field of physical therapy, helping my patients achieve their wellness goals and livetheir best lives.

Community Partners

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Asheville Community Yoga

Asheville Community Yoga is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization committed to making a healthy lifestyle accessible to all.

Our vision is to offer a space for individuals to flourish and for community members to connect. We offer services that promote a mind-body-spirit connection such as donation-based movement & meditation classes with mats and props supplied at no charge, trainings & workshops with financial aid, and affordable pre-loved clothing.

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Lil' Rascals Dog Training
Lil' Rascals Dog Training is a Fear Free private training school exclusively for reactive, anxious, or aggressive dogs and their equally anxious pet parents. Through utilization of modern and humane training techniques, compassion coaching, and a highly personalized approach, we aim to transform these challenges into profound opportunities for personal growth and healing for both humans and dogs.


Asheville Print Shop
We are Asheville's One Stop Print Shop! We have been in the business for 10+ years and love printing for our fellow local companies. As a proud West Asheville company, we love that we can help other businesses thrive! Let us help you bring your print dreams to life!


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true product from the heart. When you open a bottle, listen carefully and you can hear and feel
the love. Food is medicine

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