Meet Our Staff
Jane Bowers, Owner Operator
Jane Bowers is owner and operator of Healthy Balance. With over 30 years of training and retail experience, Jane is passionate about Healthy Balance and helping her customers. The store's motto, Inspiring Your Health, is her life's work.
Jane takes pride in providing "old fashioned" customer service, taking the time to discuss customers' needs and suggesting the best products to help them move in the right direction for optimum health.
You may have first met Jane as owner and operator of Good Food Grocer in Clinton in the 1980s. In 1998 she graduated from David Winston's Center for Herbal Studies in Washington, NJ. In 2019 Jane and her staff celebrated Healthy Balance's 10th Anniversary! In her free time, Jane loves to travel, especially to new places. She enjoys hiking in fields and forests and likes to identify plants in their native habitats.
Chris, Grocery & Personal Care Products Manager
Chris loves this industry and has been with Healthy Balance for 15 years. She enjoys her job, especially interacting with customers -- she knows most of them by name! Chris' product specialties at Healthy Balance are groceries and personal care items. Chris keeps up to date with trends and new therapies by attending seminars and workshops.
Sue Ann, Marketing Coordinator and Customer Support
Sue Ann manages our email and social media presence, and enjoys helping customers learn about our special little store! She has a background in digital marketing and project management. Sue Ann has been involved with holistic healing field for over 20 years. Sue Ann is a certified Reiki Master Teacher , energy medicine practitioner and animal communicator. She is trained in herbal medicine and homeopathy. She has a passion for helping pets and their people become the best version of themselves possible!
Heidi, Herbal Consultations, Customer Support
Heidi has had her hand in holistic healing for many years, with a background in Nutrition and a certification in Herbal Studies, she loves sharing her knowledge of all modalities of wellness. Heidi is especially fond of herbal medicine - and the power of our plant allies. She treasures the relationship between people and plants and has found success in using herbs to gently guide the body back to balance. Building a trustworthy relationship with customers is important to her - a two way relationship - as we have so much to learn from one another. Heidi especially likes working with young children and teaching them about nutrition and the plant world. When she isn't at the shop, she can be found in the garden, making herbal medicines, cooking up at storm in the kitchen and spending time withher family and pup!
Nancy, Customer Support
Nancy is a DONA trained Birth and Postpartum Doula. After raising her daughter, Grace, Nancy decided to follow one of her great passions: strengthening families as they grow. She became a Family Trees Certified Birth Doula. In addition to doula support, Nancy is a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator, Certified Lactation Consultant. She is passionate about helping pregnant mothers, babies, and growing families seek optimum health.