MEET THE REVOLUTION TEAM
Who We Are & Our Stories >>
We are a small army of working moms who believe together, we can actually change the world for the better. We hope you become inspired by our stories of hope and healing. Our stories power us on this mission. We would love to have a hand in your legacy and journey.
YOUR STORY IS NEXT!
Suzy Youngquist, D.C. - Chiropractor, Founder of Revolution Wellness Center
Dr. Suzy's Story: Inspired by a real life story of watching her mom’s life transform through holistic health care, Dr. Suzy has a passion to teach and equip others on how to reclaim their lives and well-being. Since opening Revolution’s doors in 2008, Dr. Suzy's passion for education and equipping has touched thousands of lives through lifestyle education events hosted by her clinic. She has hosted nationally renowned authors and speakers such as Jordan Rubin, Dr. Daniel Pompa, Del Bigtree and Joseph Cavanaugh. Dr. Suzy is a wellness educator at top Minneapolis based corporations such as Target Corp and has been a frequent guest speaker at health and wellness conferences locally and nationally. She is known to speak on topics such as Cellular Healing, The Anti Inflammatory Diet, Gut Health, Hormone Health, and Children’s Health. Revolution Wellness Center is a Health Center of the Future, and was nationally recognized in 2014. Dr. Suzy’s personal journey through the premature birth of her first baby (Ethan, 28 weeks) ignited a passion within her to be an advocate and voice for this generation of children. She carried her second and third babies (Eva & Emmanuel) full term and presently is the extremely grateful mom of three incredible world changers, and wife to an extremely supportive husband, Rob.
Celia McDougle, D.C. - Chiropractor
Dr. Celia's Story:
Having been adjusted since birth, Dr. Celia intimately understands the power of facilitating the body’s natural design to heal. She personally experienced triumph over injury and illness through the mindful practice of trusted chiropractors throughout her life, which sparked her desire to enter the holistic healthcare field. She is passionate about providing exemplary care to her patients, while educating them on the multitude of ways to live a life of healing and wholeness. Dr. Celia earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from St. Catherine University in 2013, and graduated from Northwestern Health Sciences University as a Doctor of Chiropractic in 2017. During her time as a chiropractic intern, she had the opportunity to train under Dr. Suzy Youngquist at Revolution Chiropractic Wellness Center. Through interning at Revolution, Dr. Celia was able to refine and amplify her technique while fostering her enthusiasm for the chiropractic profession. Since beginning practice she has been a speaker at numerous educational events hosted by Revolution, and is deeply grateful for the opportunity to continue speaking life into her patients! Dr. Celia is wife to her beloved champion, Matt, who shares her love of a natural approach to health and family life and Mom to their 1 year-old son, Mack.
Stephanie Rower, D.C. - Chiropractor
Dr. Stephanie's Story: Dr. Stephanie received her Doctorate of Chiropractic Degree from Northwestern Health Science University in 2011. She was certified in acupuncture in 2012. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Physiology from the University of Minnesota. She loves being able to help people. Dr. Stephanie was always interested in natural health care while growing up and logically decided to go the chiropractic route for care and wanted to teach others about the benefits of chiropractic. She realized good health was possible to achieve through proper nutrition, spinal alignment, and physical fitness. While at Northwestern Health Science University, Dr. Stephanie started training for her first triathlon and saw how much regular chiropractic care helped her to achieve her goals. She believes that a healthy lifestyle includes four key components: well balanced nutrition, proper body mechanics, stretching, and exercise. Dr. Stephanie has found success in treating patients of all ages with common issues such as neck, back, shoulder, hip, knee, and ankle pain. She also enjoys working with pregnant women and babies as personal experience has taught her many things.
Dr. Stephanie has a passion for cooking, yoga, swimming, biking, and enjoying the outdoors with her family. She recently moved back to Minneapolis with her husband and young children after serving communities in other cities. Dr. Stephanie looks forward to continuing her chiropractic and acupuncture practice which will allow her to teach her passion in natural health care to her patients while allowing their body to function optimally by clearing out interference from spinal and extremity misalignments.
Dr. Crystal Micoley, D.C. - Chiropractor
Dr. Crystal’s Story: Dr. Crystal's first experience with chiropractic care was at the age of 18 when she started working as a chiropractic assistant. Initially interested in going to physical therapy school, she quickly discovered the profound impact that the chiropractic adjustment could have on the body. Inspired, she decided she wanted to help people in a way that allowed their own bodies do what they were created to do, be healthy. She received both her Bachelors in Human Biology and doctorate in Chiropractic from Northwestern Health Sciences University, graduating from the chiropractic program in April, 2019. Her passion is helping people live their happiest and healthiest lives by empowering them to take ownership over their bodies and their health.
Alayna Sonntag - Administrative Director
You may recognize Alayna from several years ago. She stepped away for a time to serve in Early Childhood, working at the same school in which her son is enrolled. She is thrilled to be back at Revolution again as the Administrative Director.
Alayna is married and Mom to a 5 year old son. She is a lifelong learner with a heart for education and service, which has flowed so well in th clinical setting — especially learning in the areas of x-ray, supplements & nutrition. When she’s not running the day to day operations of the clinic, you’ll find her drinking coffee, camping, indoor rock climbing and spending time with her family. She loves the impact chiropractic has on both individuals & families, especially new Moms and their babies.
Kathy Van Doorn - Chiropractic Assistant
Kathy's Story: After many years in Colorado, God moved Kathy, and her husband Bill, to Minnesota. She has two grown children in Colorado, and desires to become a grandma someday. With a servant's heart, Kathy is super passionate about coming alongside others as they journey from bondage to freedom in Christ. A lifestyle change years ago, precipitated Kathy's health journey. She has learned through personal experience the benefits of regular chiropractic care, clean eating, fasting, using essential oils and maintaining a chemical free home. It is her delight to be a part of the team here at Revolution!
Haylee Doperalski - Wellness Coordinator
Haylee is passionate about natural health and wellness since going through her own journey growing up. Her passion only continued to grow when her husband became ill soon after they got married. Finding that healing starts from within.
She has a passion for sharing wellness with others as well as a natural lifestyle through essential oils.
Haylee loves to continue to learn about health and has a love for coffee, experimenting in the kitchen and traveling with her husband.
Meg Hoffstrom - Creative Director
Meg's Story: Meg grew up with a love of natural health; she pursued a Bachelor's degree in Nursing at Bethel University and graduated in 2012 with her BSN. Shortly after graduating, she got married. 7 years later and she is a Mom to three little girls.
Megan and Dustin have seen the positive influence that natural health has had in their own lives and the lives of their daughters, who have been exposed to chiropractic adjustments since birth.
When Meg is not at Revolution or working behind the scenes on our newsletter, social media, community outreach and event planning, she runs a lifestyle blog, enjoys cooking & baking, home decorating, photography and being with her family.
Christina Ridgeway - Public Relations & Events
Christina is a 2007 graduate of the University of MN – Twin Cities with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies and a minor in Business Management from the Carlson School of Management. She was instrumental in bringing Revolution Wellness Center to life with her sister, Dr. Suzy, in the Fall of 2008 as Office Manager up until 2014.
After a season of being away to launch a business with her husband, Christina returned to Revolution in 2019 to join the ‘Special Ops’ team – with a focus on Public Relations, Events and Projects. She says her first love will always be working at the front desk & literally seeing patients’ health and lives transformed through the combination of chiropractic care and a loving team of hope-filled practitioners.
Outside of Revolution, Christina is involved in her church and community Bible Study. She & her husband Paul live in Plymouth with their three daughters: Sophia, Isabel and Charlotte.
Kelli Schulte - Wellness Coordinator
Kelli's Story: Kelli is first and foremost a wife and mother to five children! She has a passion for children, families, and education. Through this passion she has found it critical for children and families to walk in health. A huge piece of that is food, which has birthed yet another passion -- to see children and families walk in health and wholeness, food being a driving force. Over the last 18 years Kelli has been finding ways to make healthy eating a lifestyle for her family as well as others. Many medical challenges in her own family have been overcome by simple detoxification, lifestyle and dietary changes, that she has made easy and tasty! Kelli has a Master's Degree and is a True Cellular Detox Coach and Wellness Coordinator at Revolution Chiropractic Wellness. Kelli has taught wellness classes for MN Teen Challenge, various co-operatives, community education programs, and several wellness offices in the area. Kelli is the founder of Kingdom Kids Nutrition; she speaks publically to both families and educators about the impact of health and wellness on behavior and learning. Her passion is digging deep with people to find the root cause of their health struggles and helping them become VICTORIOUS! "From pain to purpose" is Kelli's motto to live by!
Lisa Carlson - Patient Concierge & Director of Zing Programming
Lisa Carlson is Revolution’s Director of Zing Performance and a Certified Health Coach. She is married and Mom to 3 grown sons, one of whom has autism. Her journey with her middle son brought her into the arena of Natural Health over 20 years ago.
Lisa has previous experience working with Brain Balance as a Nutritional Consultant, Center and Program Director, and is on Ancient Nutrition’s Healthcare Practitioner Team. She has extensive knowledge in nutritional support products and homeopathic remedies.
Lisa has owned her own alternative health company for over 20 years and she is passionate about helping individuals and families on their health & wellness journeys — specifically Moms of children with Special Needs and young children facing challenges in school, learning and behavioral challenges.
Lori Haataja - Massage Therapist
Lori's Story: Lori fell in love with massage in 2000 when she began attending classes on Young Living Essential Oils and experienced amazing results with the Raindrop Massage technique. After graduating from MSMB in 2005, she went on to study Cranial Sacral Therapy. Lori is passionate about learning how the body communicates and functions as a whole. She uses a combination of deep muscle relaxation techniques, Cranial Sacral and Young Living Oils to support the body’s own natural healing abilities. Lori believes massage is a great benefit to all of the working systems of the body. It supports emotional well-being and is a wonderful way for people to get in touch with how their body communicates with them.