Judy Masters is a former high school teacher and college adjunct instructor, with undergraduate and graduate degrees in English, Theatre and Secondary Education. Prior to her involvement in natural health, she worked nearly 15 years as a systems engineer with a Fortune 500 automotive company. At the urging of a store patron and CNHP graduate, Judy enrolled in her first Certified Natural Health Professional seminar. She completed her certification in 2000 and is now a doctor of natural health and board-certified doctor of natural medicine. She has completed Bach Education's level 3 and is working on her registration requirements. Judy began teaching for Certified Natural Health Professionals, in 2007, in Bach Flowers. She also taught Body Systems and the Business of Natural Health. In 2014, she became one of the core instructors in Trinity School of Natural Health's live division. She specializes in Bach Flowers, herbology, naturopathic history and legalities, as well as business education.
Luis Ramos is an ND, CNHP. He comes to Trinity from Ecuador. He was born into and grew up with natural medicine. After finishing high school, Luis came to the United States to go to school. Before completing his studies he was drafted into the US Army. After a tour of duty in Vietnam, he went back to Ecuador for a visit. Little did he know that while there, he would meet his soul mate and get married. His life took a different turn and he became an engineer working with an aerospace defense company for 26 years. After taking an early retirement, he and his wife Norma went back to school to formalize and expand their knowledge of natural medicine. After successfully completing their formal schooling, they became Board Certified Naturopathic Doctors and started on their second and most rewarding career, teaching what they always have practiced, natural medicine. Luis began teaching for CNHP in 2010. He has taught Nutrition, Body Systems, Body Works, Herbology, Enzymes and Face, Tongue and Nails.
Lauren Ameling is a Doctor of Chiropractic, Acupuncturist, and proud momma. She graduated from Logan University in 2006 with a Doctorate of Chiropractic and a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology. She has earned over 500 hours of postgraduate certifications in topics such as: Traditional Chinese Medicine, Pregnancy and Pediatric Care, and Kinesiology. Dr. Lauren and her husband, a fellow chiropractor, have a private practice centered on holistic healing which sees patients in three locations. She embraces the fact that the translation of the word "Doctor" means "To Teach". Her office interactions always center on patient education and in 2010 she began teaching for a local college. Throughout the years, Dr. Lauren has taught for four different colleges and universities but her true passion is working with those who desire to understand all that natural healthcare has to offer. She is an awarded instructor who is regularly invited to speak for the American Medical Technologists. Dr. Lauren lives in St. Louis, Missouri with her husband, Jason, and two amazing boys, Reece and Kieran.
Dr. Jason Ameling graduated from Logan University in Chesterfield, Missouri as a Doctor of Chiropractic with a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology. He has been a practicing Chiropractor, Physiotherapist, and Acupuncturist since 2008. Dr. Ameling is not only skilled in Chiropractic adjusting but also total mind, body, and spirit balancing. In practice he focuses on heart health, functional blood chemistry, pH balancing, and reduction of inflammatory processes. In 2017, Dr. Ameling became a Board Certified Doctor of Naturopathy which further expanded his knowledge of assessment and care protocols. Dr. Ameling began teaching in 2011 for both public and private colleges and universities. He enjoys sharing his knowledge with students and patients alike. He regularly speaks at health conventions as well as public education classes. Dr. Ameling is the proud father of two amazing boys. He loves spending time with them, his wife, and friends.
Beth Hovis has been in the natural health field for over twenty years. Introduced to natural health by her midwife at the birth of her third child, she began her journey on discovering how to help her family and others through natural choices. She raised her three children using natural health options. Beth obtained her ND, MH, and CNHP from Trinity School of Natural Health. She started her career in teaching by becoming a homeschool mom. When her youngest reached high school, she then became a physical science teacher for Paragon Cooperative Learning Academy. She has taught at churches, women's retreats, senior centers, and at her own herb shop for years. Beth owns an herb store in Fayetteville, Georgia where she also offers health consultations. Beth and her husband, Rob, live in McDonough, Georgia, and are blessed that with three children, two daughters and one son, and two grandchildren, a boy and a girl, all of who are the joy of her heart. Beth is a wonderful addition to the Trinity Faculty.
Carol Becht Twiddy went to the University of Georgia, where she earned her B.S. Ed. in Science and Math. Upon graduating, Carol returned Fort Pierce, Florida, where she taught computer science, health science and math but soon realized her calling was to work in health care. Throughout her career, she worked at Atlanta Plastic Surgery and served more than 25 years as Practice Administrator and CFO, for Partners in Women's Health, a gynecology-only practice. As Carol became interested in integrative medicine, she was drawn to the study of natural health and opted to further her education with Trinity and is ANMCB certified ND. Currently, Carol has a small private practice that serves her hometown and neighboring college town, and enjoys time on the water, reading and traveling with her husband.
Dr. Eric Gearing graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, IA in 1998, as a Doctor of Chiropractic. He completed undergraduate studies at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, IA, where he studied electrical engineering and biology. Dr. Gearing currently practices in Louisiana, MO, treating patients with chiropractic, acupuncture and nutrition. As a lifelong student, he maintains interest in learning about Reiki, TCM and other energy healing modalities. He enjoys participating in obstacle mud runs, singing karaoke and teaching yoga. Dr. Gearing joined the Trinity School team of instructors in 2018.
Dr. Nathan Coles earned his Doctorate of Chiropractic, as well as his second Bachelor of Science in Human Biology, from Logan University in Chesterfield, MO. He is also an alum of the University of Mary Washington, where he received a B.S. in Biological Sciences. Dr. Coles' post-graduate studies are extensive and include Acupuncture and Active Release Techniques soft tissue massage (Upper and Lower Extremity, Spine, Masters, and Long Nerve Entrapment). Dr. Coles has been practicing Chiropractic in North Carolina since 2006. He is continually looking for new methods to refine the body's physiology and improve performance and function. His primary focus is sports injuries and nutrition. His clinic also offers massage and reflexology services. Throughout his adult life, Dr. Coles has been fortunate to avail himself of a wide array of opportunities. From fashion model in New York City, Administrator at the American Red Cross, surgical equipment rep in the operating room, to personal trainer and construction worker, he has developed an uncommon perspective and strong respect for patients' unique paths through life. He believes that learning is a lifelong practice and never misses a chance to seek knowledge from others.
Amy Emnett is a certified clinical aromatherapist, certified natural health professional, and full-time professional educator. She holds a Bachelor's degree along with graduate studies in education. Her love for aromatherapy began when one of her children was faced with a diagnosis and aromatherapy gave her the support she so desperately wanted for him. She registered for her first official class and in doing so, realized she found her passion. She now has over 1,000 hours of formal aromatherapy training from the top pioneers in the field. She is a director for the National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy. She is a sought after writer, whose work has been featured in professional journals and magazines. She also boasts a popular, award-winning blog that provides a balanced, unbiased education that everyone can understand. She owns a company where she specializes in private consultations for children, especially those with neurological concerns that impede the learning process. She can also be found teaching essential oil classes or consulting with companies over proper aromatherapy use. Her greatest achievement however is her marriage to a fellow natural health nut and their three beautiful and talented children. As a family, they spend their free time exploring, appreciating, and admiring the beauty of nature.