SOE Award Recipient

2012 • Health, Fitness & Beauty


Kathy Gruver

Santa Barbara, CA
Healing Circle Massage

"Success is contagious, and you will grow and learn just from being around people who are doing what they want and are good at it."

Kathy's Bio...

Dr. Kathy Gruver, author of The Alternative Medicine Cabinet, has earned her Doctorate as a Traditional Naturopath and PhD in Natural Health. She has studied mind-body medicine at the famed Benson-Henry Institute for Mind-Body Medicine at Harvard Medical School and pursued further education at The National Institutes of Health. Gruver has been featured as an expert in countless publications and has written dozens of health and wellness articles. She has also served as an expert witness for massage negligence and ethics cases.

In addition to maintaining an award winning natural health and medical massage practice in Santa Barbara, CA, Kathy offers phone and email health consultations. She has also produced an instructional massage DVD, Therapeutic Massage at Home; Learn to Rub People the RIGHT Way and is a practitioner with over 20 years of experience. Kathy was featured on Lifetime Television’s The Balancing Act in 2011 speaking about natural health and is in development with a network in Los Angeles for her own TV show. For more information and free health tips and resources go to