About Calandra Center for Health & Wellness

Our Vision …

  • To nourish and support the health and wellbeing of our patients, students, teachers, and practitioners
  • To contribute to the health and vitality of our communities

Our approach …

  • We meet you where you are.
  • We view health and wellness as arising from interrelated, dynamic processes encompassing not just the individual but the communities within which the individual resides.
  • We bring an array of approaches for achieving wellness, balancing and harmonizing the multiple dimensions of each unique individual.
  • We seek to empower you to be proactive and informed about your own health and wellness.

Your Wellness Team:

CCHW Practitioners

These are the talented practitioners who are part of CCHW. Check out the broad range of skills they bring to your wellness journey!

Teri Calandra, Dipl.Acu, MSTOM, L.Ac., LMT, RMT Teri Calandra M.S.T.O.M., Dipl.Acu., L.Ac., L.M.T., R.M.T. Specialties: Access Consciousness, Acupuncture, NAET, Reiki Teri is licensed by the state of Illinois in acupuncture (L.Ac.), and is board certified through the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). She holds a Masters of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine, acupuncture, and herbology. Continue reading →
Ja’Nelle Jefferson, MSTOM LAc Ja’Nelle Jefferson B.A., M.S.T.O.M.,L.Ac. Specialties: Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine Ja’Nelle is a board-certified herbalist, licensed acupuncturist and NCCAOM diplomate. She graduated with a Master’s of Science in Traditional Oriental Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. Ja’Nelle specializes in using Chinese Medicine assessment techniques to design customized herbal formulas for patients, treating conditions such as insomnia, digestive upsets, energetic and emotional imbalances, menstrual discomforts,… Continue reading →
Suzanne Fraker B.S., C.C.P., C.M.T., R.M. Specialties: Aura-Soma, Colorpuncture, Reiki Suzanne has practiced energy healing professionally for over 22 years, focusing primarily on Reiki, Esogetic Colorpuncture, and Aura-Soma. Reiki — Suzanne completed Master Level training in Reiki in 2001. She is currently studying the traditional Japanese form of Reiki as taught by Frans Steine and at CCHW. She is CCHW’s Resident Reiki Practitioner.Colorpuncture — Suzanne… Continue reading →
Jennifer Sprowl Strength & Flexibility Technician Specialties: Strength and Flexibility Training A specialist in dancer conditioning, injury prevention, and pre/post rehabilitation, Sprowl is a graduate of the Ohashi Institute of Shiatsu and certified as an Active-Isolated Stretch/Strength practitioner based on the work of Aaron Mattes. Continue reading →

Affiliated Practitioners

These are independent practitioners who rent space from CCHW, and who share our views on the importance of community and collaboration for healing. To schedule appointments with these practitioners, please contact them directly.

Harmonic Chiropractic

Emotional S​tress-based Whole Body Wellness

Dr. Becca Keyes of Harmonic Chiropractic is at CCHW’s South Loop location on Wednesdays. Contact her directly to schedule an appointment.


Two convenient locations, serving the Greater Chicago Area.

Calandra Center for Health & Wellness has two convenient locations, one in downtown Chicago, and the other in Schaumburg serving the Northwest suburbs. Find location-specific services and practitioners, hours, and transportation information on our Location pages below.

Chicago’s South Loop

Northwest Suburbs

First time with us?

Schedule a complimentary 15-minute phone consultation with us to review your health concerns and answer questions about what modality or combination of modalities might work best for you. Come to your first appointment feeling confident in your choice, and with as much understanding as possible about what to expect.

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