Lu Mueller-Kaul – Our Founder
Learn more about Lu at her own website here.
Balance’s owner and manager Lu Mueller-Kaul is also a board-approved provider for continuing education for massage therapists in Florida and a highly skilled bodyworker.
Lu stays on top of recent research, especially regarding musculoskeletal pain conditions, and can explain complicated medical facts in plain English or German. Although Lu is not taking new patients in our Orlando office at this time, she is available for email and phone consultations. She can refer you to other specialists, including medical doctors and osteopaths, or recommend a treatment plan for you. A consultation with Lu is the opposite of a sales pitch–she’ll give you advice and recommendations that fit your budget and give you the best chance for a quick recovery. Contact Lu here.
Lu describes herself as “Skeptic everywhere, Naturopath in Germany, business owner in Orlando.”
She has spent more than twenty years studying alternative medicine, traditional Chinese medicine, various types of bodywork and massage therapy, and ran her own office as a naturopathic physician in Germany.
Lu’s current role is that of a mentor and trainer for the talented staff at Balance Orlando.
She also travels across the country teaching continuing education courses for Licensed Massage Therapists.
By 2018 she plans to expands to expand her offerings to include physical therapy clinics in Florida. By 2019 her plans include assisting in basic trainings for Rolfing™ Structural Integration in Orlando, FL.
She is also President of the Board at the Central Florida LGBT Chamber of Commerce, the 2017 recipient of National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce’s prestigious Chamber of the Year award.
1995-98: Heilpraktiker-Fachschule in Hochheim, Germany (full-time study of general and alternative medicine).
1998-02: Further study in Traditional Chinese Medicine, specializing in acupuncture.
1999: Licensed as a naturopathic physician for Germany.
1996-02: Employed in a chiropractor’s office.
2002-06: Bodywork and acupuncture, exercise classes in her own practice.
2006-07: Rolfing® classes in Boulder, Colorado and Barra do Sahy, Brazil.
December 2007: Certified as a Rolfer™ and Rolf Movement Practitioner.
September 2008: Opened Balance Massage and Structural Bodywork.
January 2013: Approved as a CE provider for Florida massage therapists.
April 2016: Certified as an Advanced Rolfer™.