Meet the Team

Sarah Primus, LMT

Massage Therapist, Owner


Sarah ‘Dolma’ Primus is a Reiki Level II practitioner, Massage Therapist, musician, producer, and songwriter, combining her passion in body work, Reiki, and other healing modalities with her intuitive approach to music, sound, and healing.  She creates unique and original combinations of therapeutic modalities which provides meditative and healing results for her clients. Her client base consists of individuals and companies who wish to attain a more centered, relaxed and balanced life. Her Signature Treatment utilizes her training in Cupping Therapies, Myofascial Release, and Reiki and Energy Tools to assist her clients in getting to the root cause of chronic pain.

Sarah is committed to assisting her clients by sharing her message of personal healing through the treatments she gives, as well as the music she creates. A pianist since 1989, she began composing original music &  songs at a young age, inspired by the natural world around her.  It was the influential music heard while growing up, and the longing to explore her own spiritual evolution and her unique way of making a difference in the lives of others.  As a result, she’s now able to help individuals to gain access to their own personal connection and guidance within. As the founding owner of Synergy Institute, Sarah has fifteen years of experience in the field of healing arts, and twenty years of experience writing, recording, performing and producing music.

Cathy Pascale, LMT

Cathy Pascale is a licensed massage therapist practicing health and wellness in Indian River County, FL. 

She is trained in Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Cupping, Pre-Natal Massage, Traditional Chinese Medicine and Reflexology. Cathy brings advanced massage skills including certification in Medical Massage, Craniosacral Therapy, Dr. Vodder Manual Lymphatic Drainage and Combined Decongestive Therapy, Aromatherapy and Reiki Master Teacher in Usui, Karuna and Komyo Do Reiki lineages.  In addition, Cathy is a Certified Consulting Hypnotist and NLP Practitioner since 2011.


Cathy combines technical skills and holistic techniques into a therapeutic, deep relaxation focusing on allowing the body to create an ideal environment for natural healing for her clients. She strives to make each session meaningful, guiding the body toward peace, balance and harmony.

Meg Whitbread

Yamuna Body Rolling Instructor

Meg views self-care as an increasingly necessary part of one’s life so that individuals can begin to feel not only in control of but also responsible for their health. She is interested in helping people understand their own habits and patterns as they consistently show up in breathing, movement and behavior. With this information, people can make changes based on their own feedback and experience.

Meg teaches from an anatomically functional and somatic perspective using YBR® , yoga and other spiritual practices as the lens. Her classes are clinic-style–responsive to the group, organic and spontaneous–so that each person in the room gets the personalized information he or she needs.

Cheryl Trotta

Office Manager


Cheryl Trotta comes to Synergy with over 35 years experience in operations and information technology. Despite 20 of those years in healthcare, it was her interest in an alternative and wholistic approach to wellness that brought her to us. Being physically active her whole life in activities such as hiking, skiing, biking, weight lifting and running has taken its toll. Massage and yoga has relieved many a misbehaving muscle and sciatic pain. Working at Synergy is a great way to blend her skills and wellness goals - and learn what other therapies are available. 

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Cynthia Ingerick

Queen of Concierge

Cynthia Ingerick received her Medical Assistants degree and took the FL State Board to become a Registered Medical Assistant in 1982. She married, raised a family, and worked in the medical field for 15 years. She relocated to Canandaigua, NY and began working in the Hotel/Hospitality industry in 1999. She continued in this field and eventually worked into a management position in which she worked full time until she and her husband purchased a home here in Sebastian in 2008. Cynthia retired from the Inn on the Lake in 2017 and joined us at Synergy Institute in November of 2018. Cynthia is an integral part of the Synergy team and brings her warm hostess energy. She loves meeting our clients and helping them find the services they need. 

Morgan Ogivlie

Full Skincare Specialist and Esthetician

Morgan Ogilvie is a licensed Skin Care Specialist and Esthetican. She is a Sebastian native that graduated from The Salon Professional Academy in August 2016 with her Aesthetician License. Skin care and helping support her clients in being their best self is her passion. Since young adulthood, she's been fascinated by aesthetics and has decided to make it a career. 

Morgan has received advanced training in Chemical peels, Micro-needling, and evaluating skin types to determine the best solutions for each individual. At Synergy Institute, Morgan uses her skills and abilities to give her clients the highest quality of care, as well as a relaxing experience, with great results. She is happy to join a team of women specialists and therapists who work to help the individual inside and out.

Daniel Hoffmann, LMT

Licensed Massage Therapist

Daniel Hoffmann specializes in Myofascial and Deep Tissue massage. He studied at the Edgar Cayce Reilly School of Massage in Virginia Beach, and also has a unique specialty in Energy Healing and Past Life Clearing Therapy. His passion is helping his clients by using a unique combination of manual therapies, and energy tools to support a more profound release of energy blockages, past life events and traumas, so that clients can experience well-being in the present moment. He is a gifted and skiller body worker in deep tissue manual therapies as well.

Parthena Rodriguez, LMT

​​ Parthena is a Licensed Massage Therapist, Ayurvedic Health Practitioner, a Registered Yoga Teacher, and a professional educator. 

There was not a time when Parthena was not interested in health and well-being.  Because of this, she has studied almost every healing modality out there and, for many decades, has helped hundreds of people feel better.   For the past 15 years Parthena taught yoga, which led to her studying Ayurveda (yoga’s sister science) here and abroad.  As an extension of her in-depth education in the eastern healing arts, she is also a trained Ayurvedic body worker and a licensed massage therapist.  She understands that people must relax deeply in order for their body to heal. She also understands the concept of ‘holding space’ for her clients so that they can completely get into a place where their body, mind and spirit can find peace and balance.  To read more about her -

Teresa Foster

Anusara & Integral Yoga Instructor


Teresa is a registered yoga teacher with Yoga Alliance and holds two two-hundred hour teacher training certifications, Anusara & Integral yoga. In addition she has a twenty hour teacher training certificate in Restorative Yoga. Her journey on the yogic path spans 30+ years. She believes yoga is for every body, and can easily be adapted to suit anyone's needs. She encourages self care by helping to cultivate a sense of body awareness, and a calm and focused mind. This naturally leads to reduced anxiety and an enhanced feeling of happiness, ease and well being. 

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