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Heal Your Body ⦁ Balance Your Soul

We're Jackie King and Karen Buffington, two women who care deeply about helping YOU live your best life and thrive as the person you were made to be.  Together through our workshops and online training, we work with you to create the space you need in your life. Space in which to connect with yourself and others, to hit the pause button and breathe, to learn new tools and techniques that you can carry forward into life with you, and to restore YOUR soul as you unwind, relax, explore, play and grow!

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Jackie King, LMT, CBCP

One of my favorite quotes has always been, “In order to find yourself, you must first lose yourself in the service to others.” I believe this and am passionate about helping others improve on every level.  I have always been interested in the body’s healing process and in finding a more natural way to solve the initial problem. I feel that being a part of my clients’ healing journey is my true calling.

I am grateful for the full life I have and the many accomplishments I’ve made along the way, including:  

  • Wife
  • Mother
  • Missouri Licensed, Nationally Certified Massage Therapist (18 years)
  • Business owner of Yana Healing and Balance (15 years)
  • Level 1 Quigong and Food Healing Instructor
  • Certified Emotion Code Practitioner
  • Certified Body Code Practitioner
  • Business partner in Heal Your Body, Balance Your Soul
  • Level 2 Reiki Practitioner

My continued education and training is extensive and based on techniques to assist my clients make a more dramatic impact in the healing process.   It brings me joy to be able to share the importance of proper self-care with those who are ready to receive. Teaching the various classes that I do reinforces:

  • The passion I have for my work
  • The desire to share my knowledge
  • The respect I have for those willing to make a change
  • The compassion I feel for others and the journey they are on

The compassion I feel will never end, nor will the desire to learn other techniques to better serve my clients in the healing process.  It is who I am and a part of how I can lose myself in the service to others.


Karen Buffington, LMT, CBCP

Karen Buffington, owner of Tranquil Bliss Day Spa in Stillwater, OK., has been a licensed massage therapist for over 30 years, as her passion has always been helping others.

When she was very young, her mother was diagnosed with a debilitating autoimmune disease called lupus.  While watching her struggle through each day, live in constant pain, and take handfuls of prescription drugs, she knew there had to be a better way.  She would massage her mother’s legs to relieve the swelling and pain before she was old enough to even understand how that was influencing her life. From witnessing the power of touch, she became interested in massage therapy and naturopathic methods for recovery.

During Karen’s training, she learned the value of energy work and has been performing this type of work for many years now.  She has added several modalities to her practice such as:



Meridian balancing, and

The Emotion Code and The Body Code.

Over the years, she has continued to educate herself to enhance and ensure the best services for her clients.  A few of the specialty treatments she offers are:

Rotator cuff pain,

Low back pain,

Temporal Mandibular Joint Disorder, better known as (TMJ)

Migraine Headaches,

Sciatica pain,

Lymphatic Drainage,

Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils,

Food Healing and Qi-Gong,

Active Isolated Stretching,

Yoga, and more.

Her role with her clients has always been to help educate them in health and wellness, help empower change in their daily lives, and allow true healing to begin.  Her philosophy is that people can only live fully by helping others to live… the actual key to life is not about accumulation, but truly about contribution.

She is honored to support you on your journey of self-discovery, finding balance in an unbalanced world, and healing your body and balancing your soul.

Over the years, she has realized that when the world’s greatest need and your greatest joy become one, you will know that you are right where God intended you to be.  She feels quite fortunate to be living where her career and passion are one!!

“The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will instruct his patient in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.”  Thomas Edison