Dr. Maria Aumick, D.C. is the founder of Whole Life Center for Health, Ltd. She is thankful that her personal vision of having a holistic wellness center where people can come to and be empowered to heal, learn and grow is being realized. The staff and independent contractors at the center share in the vision and help her to grow this vision everyday. She is excited for the centers growth and continuing expansion that lead a person to greater vitality. At the same time, she appreciates that her personal goal of working and playing as a chiropractor is her true purpose! Furthermore, she is grateful that she gets to help with and oversee the nutritional component of peoples wellness as they come to Whole Life.
Dr. Maria graduated from Sherman College of Straight Chiropractic, Spartanburg, S.C. in 2000. She received many prestigious awards upon graduation, including the Milton Garfunkel Award, the Philosophy Award, the Clinic Excellence Award as well as the Academic Distinction Award (highest G.P.A.).
Dr. Maria has done an extensive amount of chiropractic training and teaching beyond her Doctor of Chiropractic education. She has been on a teaching staff with BioGeometric Integration Seminars since 2001. She has traveled throughout the country and internationally to teach other chiropractors and chiropractic students. She also helped to teach Masterpiece Training Camp in Keystone Colorado in 2004.
She especially enjoys working with the newborn, expectant mom and child populations, life changes quickly here and she loves to witness it. She is certified in the Webster Technique which helps women during pregnancy. And, the Webster Technique has proven to be an effective method that once performed allows babies to turn themselves in utero from a breech to a normal delivery position. She is a member of the ICPA which is the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association which promotes the education and advancement of chiropractic for kids. Also, her joy of assisting the human body to accelerate its healing, learning and flourishing potential certainly includes people of all ages. As long as there is breath, there is possibility for increased life and health.
Prior to attending chiropractic school, she worked extensively with autistic children. Dr. Maria now sees these children to help them through chiropractic and nutritional support and loves every minute. She knows they are a special group that can use many healing methods to increase their life potential. She is truly touched to be a part of each one of their lives.
Believing in lifelong learning and the pursuit of knowledge, Dr. Maria continues to educate herself through continuing education seminars where she is both the teacher and the student, or where she is just the student. Many of her weekends are spent traveling to these seminars.
She resides in Mountain Top with her husband Joe and her dog Rumi. Rumi is a tiny Shih-Tzu who often is the greeter and nurturer to those who visit the Whole Life Center. She considers herself blessed to be back in the area she grew up in and surrounded by the love of family.
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