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Meet The Team

Our Doctors

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Dr. J. Anya Harris, DC

Owner / Crystalign Chiropractic

  • Board Certified Doctor of Chiropractic by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners and the North Carolina Chiropractic Board of Examiners
  • Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Life University 2002
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Psychobiology from Florida Atlantic University 1997

Dr. Anya loves helping people of all ages attain a level of health they may have never experienced before. She has an innate desire to help others feel good in their body, and strives to be the healthiest version of herself possible. She has had practices in Fletcher/Hendersonville, NC, Chicago, IL and Rutledge, Missouri. Although she is from Chicago, she has lived on and off in Asheville since she was 18 and Asheville is her favorite place to live, work and play!

Dr. Anya gets the best results using a multi-faceted head-to-toe approach, blending several techniques including Full Spine Diversified, Thompson Drop, Activator, Logan Basic, Gonstead, Extremity adjusting, Webster Technique (for pregnancy), Pediatric adjusting and Trigger point therapy. Adjustments are tailored to the individual, and no two are ever the same. All adjustments are just the right pressure for the individual, ranging from light pulsations to firm adjustments when necessary.

In addition to chiropractic care, she offers Intuitive Healing through a form of Energywork she created called Crystalign EnergeticsTM in which she uses sound healing, essential oils, hands on healing and intuitive health coaching. In addition to her degrees, she is certified in Matrix Energetics, Medical Qi Gong, Hatha yoga, and Prenatal yoga and loves to talk about health, fitness and nutrition with her patients.

Dr. Anya builds lasting relationships with her patients…one filled with trust and mutual respect.

“When you peel yourself off my table, rubbing the marks from your face and wiggling around to see how your body feels…that dazed smile on your face is what I live for.”

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Dr. Molly Meinhardt, DC

  • Board Certified Doctor of Chiropractic by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners and the North Carolina Chiropractic Board of Examiners
  • Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Life University, 2018
  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from UNC Asheville, 2015

Dr. Molly (they/them) began the journey toward becoming a healer and holistic practitioner when their own health challenges perplexed conventional physicians, leading them to look beyond what mainstream medicine had to offer in order to heal. After years of seeking, studying, and experimenting, they finally stumbled across chiropractic. Within two months of getting under care, Dr. Molly started experiencing relief that years of strict diets, various herbal remedies, and sundry other healing modalities had been unable to achieve. Having discovered what true vitality could feel like, they were inspired to learn and share this gift with others.

Dr. Molly uses a broad range of tools and techniques, intuitively and organically blending together the unique combination that will meet each individual where they are in the moment. Dr. Molly’s overall approach to care is guided by understanding the body as an interconnected, unified whole, recognizing that the mind and spirit are fully integrated with the physical form. To heal in a truly holistic manner, all parts of our humanity need to be welcome in the healing container. By recognizing and attending to the experiences and emotions that are tied into where we hold physical pain and discomfort, we can fully integrate those experiences and transform the pain into vibrancy. The tools in Dr. Molly’s tool belt include various chiropractic techniques (gentle manual Full Spine Diversified, Activator,Thompson, and Sacro-occipital Technique), CranioSacral Therapy, Visceral Manipulation, myofascial release, somatic awareness, and various subtle and energetic healing traditions.

Dr. Molly works hard to create a safe space for all of their patients to achieve the deepest possible healing. Their practice is trauma-informed, non-shaming, and inclusive. While everyone is welcome in their office, Dr. Molly specializes in supporting folks with chronic illnesses, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, and many flavors of neurodiversity.

Dr. Molly completed their undergraduate degree in psychology at the University of North Carolina right here in Asheville and graduated summa cum laude from the Doctor of Chiropractic program at Life University. They have also studied energy healing, herbal medicine, flower essences, stone and crystal medicine, and healing dance and movement locally.

Female Chiropractor in Asheville, NC

Dr. Amanda Holden, DC

  • Board Certified Doctor of Chiropractic by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners 
  • Board Certified Doctor of Chiropractic by the North Carolina Chiropractic Board of Examiners
  • Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Life University, 2015
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from East Tennessee State University, 2011

Dr. Amanda Holden divinely stumbled across chiropractic when she was seeking healing for a hip injury that was threatening to end her first career. In addition to finding relief, she gained so much more from her care. Her enthusiasm for the practice and her new chiropractor led her to bring many loved ones in to be adjusted also. She watched in amazement as her friends and family started to change–having more clarity and peace in their lives. Dr. Amanda’s deepest wish is to live in a world where everyone has the life of their dreams. As she witnessed chiropractic’s effects in other people’s lives, she knew chiropractic was how she was going to make an imprint on her community.

Dr. Amanda has spent her life in pursuit of many passions and this has placed her in the unique position of being able to offer a multi-faceted approach to healing. She graduated valedictorian from the largest chiropractic school in the world, Life University, and spent much time outside of the classroom studying BioGeometric Integration. She has also enjoyed serving her community as a massage therapist, yoga instructor, and doula.

Dr. Amanda’s individually-customized sessions incorporate:

Whatever your passion or goal is, Dr. Amanda is here for you. She is honored and ready to assist you on your path to healing and wholeness.

Our Staff

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Tricia Baehr, Chiropractic Assistant

Tricia grew up in East Tennessee and has lived in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina since 2012. She is the mom of adult twin sons and daughter whom she helped to home school. She lives with her husband, daughter,  their livestock guardian dog, a bunch of chickens and one adorable cat on their small homestead. Which is adjacent to Earthaven Ecovillage where she met and became acquainted with Dr. Molly before Dr. Molly attended chiropractic school.

Tricia first received chiropractic care in the mid-1990’s after being in several automobile accidents. The care and treatment she received then made a huge difference in her life and since that time she has been an advocate for chiropractic care on all levels.

Hearth tending and nourishing her family and others via local organic food is a great passion for her. Tricia believes that having a functioning body to accomplish these tasks is paramount. She has a multi-faceted background, from professional chef to business owner to corporate executive. She supports the work of local farms and farmers first and foremost and believes in a mind, body, spirit approach to living a life of wellness and thriving.

Tricia tends the Hearth at Crystalign Chiropractic as well, and delights serving our patients and staff in nourishing and supportive ways.