Our Dream Team
Lindsay Fauntleroy, L.Ac- Daring Doyenne (Clinical Director)
Lindsay is the founder and clinical director of Oceans & Rivers. She is a licensed acupuncturist, flower essence therapist, and registered yoga teacher. Lindsay is also the first flower essence therapist in the United States to be authorized by the Flower Essence Society to train and certify others in the art of flower essence therapy. Lindsay integrates various styles of acupuncture with leadership coaching and and plant medicine to help her patients thrive. Click here to read more about Lindsay's professional background and her journey to birthing Oceans & Rivers.
Mia Herdon- Associate Acupuncturist
Mia Herndon brings a strong belief, commitment and practice to transformative work as a licensed acupuncturist, somatic coach, and therapeutic body worker. Working from the premise that the body heals itself, Mia sees her role as a facilitator of that process. She utilizes and often integrates 4 different styles of acupuncture treatment: Classical Chinese Medicine, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Kiiko Matsumoto style, and Acupuncture Physical Medicine. Her therapeutic bodywork includes Craniosacral therapy, Tui Na, Amma, as well as cupping and guasha. Mia has a particular passion for supporting people’s emotional and internal landscape as much as their physical concerns. Mia received her Masters degree with honors from Tri-state College of Acupuncture. Mia has a Bachelors of Arts from Columbia University with a focus on African American Studies, Gender Studies and Ecology.
Renee K. Smith- Flower Essence Alchemist
Renee K. Smith is a educator, dancer, artist, mom, community activist and entrepreneur. She became captivated with flower essences after using them to help transform her life. She is an Advanced Clinical Mentorship student with Ocean and Rivers. She is humbled to serve and find new ways for communities to heal and transform. As the resident Flower Essence Alchemist, Renee manages the production and wholesale accounts of O & R flower essences, as well as the development of our soon-to-be-opened online marketplace.
Izetta Henderson Pritchard- Marketing Maven
As our Marketing Maven, Izetta is helping us to expand our vibe tribe and to get the word out about the amazing things we are up to! Izetta integrates her years of experience in retail & fashion with her practice of yoga, and mindfulness in order to unleash her client’s unique brand in a confident, free, fearless and authentic way. She is committed to elevating ones sense of individual artistic expression and passion without compromising their true selves. Izetta is the proud owner of Beauty Boone.
Lauren Kelly Benson- Elementals Yogi
Lauren is the lead facilitator of our Elementals Youth Yoga Program, where she integrates movement, breathwork, meditation for high school students. Lauren is a 500-hour Yoga Alliance registered and certified advanced yoga teacher. She received her 200-hour yoga teaching certification in Vinyasa flow from Sacred Brooklyn in 2013. She then deepened her study and education through a 300-hour intensive specialty training with Rainbow Kids Yoga in the summer of 2015. Lauren is the founder and director of Aditi Flow & Creative Wellness.