Our Team

Our Physical Therapists & Yoga Instructors
Rebecca Willmann-Albrecht, BSHS, MPT, CMT

Rebecca Willmann, MPT, BSHS, CMT

Rebecca graduated Magna Cum Laude from Maryville University in 2002 with a Bachelor’s degree in Health Science and in 2003 with a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy.

In 2006, in an effort to become a better physical therapist, she became a Certified Massage Therapist. In 2019 she earned her certification as a running coach through the RRCA and in 2020 she earned both her certification as a postpartum corrective exercise specialist and her certification in plant based nutrition through Cornell University.

She has 19+ years of experience literally treating patients from head to toe with conditions that range from headaches to plantar fasciitis and everything in between.

As a runner of 20+ years, her passion lies, not only in helping runners/athletes return to sport, but also in injury prevention so that runners/athletes can enjoy a lifetime of being active. She also particularly enjoys helping those with chronic pain enjoy life.

She also believes in the power of wellness and its ability to give people back their quality of life. Rebecca has a love of learning and can often be overheard excitedly sharing some new research she read about.

Rebecca lives in Glen Carbon with her 2 wonderful kids. When she is not running, she enjoys spending time in nature or by the pool, hanging out with her kids, reading, and improving her cooking skills.

Specialties: Runners, Chronic Pain, Myofascial Pain, and Postpartum Rehab


Diane Threlkeld PT, DPT, CMPT

Diane graduated from the University of Evansville in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science and in 2013 with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy.  She became Astym certified, a soft tissue mobilization technique, in 2017 and a certified manual therapist in 2019.  This specialized training helped further develop her clinical knowledge of treating musculoskeletal conditions.

She spent the last 8+ years treating patients in an outpatient physical therapy setting, focusing on orthopedic diagnoses of all kinds.  As a lifelong competitive swimmer, she has always enjoyed working with athletes.  She took up triathlon about 8 years ago, developing a passion for cycling/running and the endurance training required for such rigorous races.  She finds helping athletes of all ages overcome injuries and return to their sport/activity extremely rewarding.

Diane was drawn to self pay physical therapy because she was tired of her practice being dictated by corporate and insurance demands.  This style provides more freedom to address all client concerns at once, allows for more one-on-one attention, values continuity of care between the client/clinician, and flexibility to schedule appointments that fit everyone’s busy schedules.  She is a passionate believer that physical health improves all aspects of life, including mental and emotional health.

Diane lives in Glen Carbon with her puppy, Georgie.  When she’s not swimming or hitting the MCT trails on her bike or on foot, she enjoys traveling all over the world, reading, and baking.  She’s always looking for a new place to race and is planning to ride the Trans America bike route in 2021!

Specialties: Runners, Swimmers, Cyclists, Triathletes

Stephanie Hemker PT, DPT

Stephanie graduated from St. Louis University with a Bachelors degree in Exercise Science in 2008 and a Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2010. She found her true passion in physical therapy in 2013 when she began treating the pelvic floor.

Stephanie uses a manual therapy approach to improve the lives of men and women suffering from pelvic floor dysfunction. She treats a wide variety of ailments including pelvic pain, tail bone pain, incontinence, constipation, prolapse, diastasis recti, abdominal pain, and infertility. She can also aid with birth preparation and pain during pregnancy.

She is a true pelvic floor advocate who believes in educating the public on what pelvic floor physical therapy can do. Educating and treating this population is her small way to make a difference in the world.

Stephanie lives in Germantown, IL, with her husband Chris, and their 3 young children. She enjoys an active lifestyle including running, yoga, biking, hiking, cooking, and trying to make the best of all life’s moments.

Specialties: Postpartum Rehab, Incontinence, Pelvic pain, Infertility, Pregnancy Pain, Birth Prep


Amanda Henrichs, DPT

Amanda graduated from Maryville University with a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science in 2015 and a Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2017.

She started out in an outpatient orthopedic clinic treating a wide variety of diagnoses. She has always shown a great interest in pelvic floor physical therapy and got certified in this population in 2018. She started treating female pelvic floor issues, and she expanded to treating men and pediatric pelvic floor issues in 2019.

She became certified in treating TMJ dysfunction in 2022. She has found that this is a very underserved specialty, but is such a common problem! She uses manual therapy techniques to improve any imbalances that cause jaw dysfunction, headaches, and neck pain. Amanda treats pediatric pelvic floor dysfunction including bed wetting, constipation, urinary and fecal incontinence, and more. She focuses on educating children and parents in the habits that may contribute to the above ailments while teaching techniques and exercises that help retrain these functions.

She also treats men/women’s health issues including pelvic pain, incontinence, constipation, prolapse, and diastasis recti. Amanda has a true passion for improving myofascial pain and movement patterns to allow patients to return to their daily activities and hobbies without pain. She is very passionate about improving patients’ quality of life to allow them to continue to do the things they love!

Amanda lives in Damiansville, IL, with her husband Patrick, and their one year old son. She enjoys working out, reading, and spending time with her family and friends.

Specialties: TMJ Dysfunction, Neck Pain, Headaches, Pediatric Pelvic Floor (Constipation, Bed Wetting, Incontinence), Adult Pelvic Floor (Incontience, Constipation, Pelvic Pain, Prolapse, Postpartum rehab)


Tiffani Scheldt PTA, RYT

Tiffani graduated from Southwestern Illinois College in 2018 with her Physical Therapy Assistant degree. She has worked in a skilled nursing facility and also an outpatient clinic. Tiffani is Graston certified and loves working with all varieties of patients.Tiffani recently became a registered yoga teacher. She has been practicing yoga for the last few years. From a young age, her world revolved around competitive dance and cheerleading. With this background, she has transitioned into a love of yoga. Her goal is to use her knowledge of both fields to better help people of all abilities enjoy yoga.Tiffani lives in Bethalto, IL with her husband, Steven, and their little dog, Teddy. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends and also cheering on the St. Louis Cardinals!

Specialties: Yoga Classes, Senior Wellness

Lacy Koelker

Lacy Koelker, RYT 200

Lacy first began doing yoga for the physical benefits before realizing the mental and emotional benefits that she would receive.

After being a hairdresser for 15 years, she decided she was ready for a change of pace, but still desired to help others feel good about themselves. What better way than to share her love of yoga with others and see them receive all the benefits.

When Lacy is not doing yoga or hair, she enjoys sharing love and laughter with her family and friends, playing with her dog Fozzie and cat Olive, going on walks and gardening.

Specialties: Yoga Classes

Thea Meyer

Thea Meyer, RYT 200

Thea’s yoga journey began when she decided she wanted a balance of calm and cardio in her life. At first it was just about the physical benefits of yoga, then quickly became about the mental aspects of yoga.  She now practices daily for mental clarity and stress reduction.

Thea has 10+ years of experience as a Pre-K teacher and aide. She enjoys teaching and interacting with children of all ages as they are our future. She is also a huge advocate for children, uniquely minded individuals, and those whom are ASD.

She resides in Maryville with her husband and three amazing sons.  When Thea is not flowing in yoga, she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and exploring/hiking the great outdoors.

Specialties: Yoga Classes


Lea Hamilton, RYT 200

Lea Hamilton is a Social Worker and the Director of Social Services in a non- profit agency in St. Louis.

Lea has always believed she has been given a heart to serve and is passionate about helping the most vulnerable in our society. Lea earned her 200-hour yoga certificate in 2016 and has been teaching ever since.

Lea comes to Wholebody after looking for a woman-powered yoga studio that supports yoga beginners as much as the people that have been doing it for decades. Lea truly believes in the holistic approach of Wholebody and is delighted to be part of the Wholebody team.

Lea truly believes that yoga can be for everyone. We just must start somewhere.

Specialties: Yoga Classes

Jamie Runion, ERYT-200, YACEP, Accessible Yoga Scholar & Ambassador 

Jamie discovered YOGA in 2016 seeking help with with post-partum depression, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, and PTSD. In 2018 she was accepted in to the YogaBuzz 200-hour training program from which she graduated and became a Registered Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance. The YogaBuzz Training Program has a major emphasis on being trauma-informed, and taught Jamie how to serve her students in that manner. Since then Jamie has participated in various trauma-informed workshops and trainings, and has earned a certification in Accessible Yoga by the Accessible Yoga School guided by Jivana Heyman.
Jamie is the previous founder and owner of Lotus Yoga, and continues to lead classes, workshops and trainings in the metro east.
2018- YogaBuzz 200 hr. YTT
2020- ERYT-200
2022- YACEP, Accessible Yoga Scholar

Specialties: Yoga Classes

Alex Halloran, RYT 200

Alex received her RYT 200 certificate in 2016 from Studio Gaia. She has been teaching regularly throughout the metro area ever since. From chair yoga to volunteering at the juvenile detention center to offerings at a local fitness center, she has gained a wide range of teaching experience and feels that there is always more to learn from this beautiful practice!

She first came to yoga to help alleviate symptoms of endometriosis but soon found out she was gaining so much more. With a deep focus on the breath and functional movement you will find her vinyasa teaching style is paired with elements of philosophy, anatomy, and Tai Chi. She has a degree in Advanced personal training and physical fitness that aids in her knowledge of how the body works and how we may better connect with it.
She looks forward to sharing this practice with each of you and to help you find your inner bliss.

Specialties: Yoga Classes

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