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Pure Serenity Wellness Center Inc.

202 2nd Street E. Hastings, MN 55033

Phone/Text: 651.983.9776

Pure Serenity Wellness Center Inc.

Team Biographies

Our people are among the most talented in the industry. It would be our pleasure to put our extensive experience to work for you.

Ericka M. Hakanson

Owner, Massage Therapist, Reiki Master Teacher

Spiritual Coach

Ericka's Story:

My name is Ericka M Hakanson. I have been a Massage Therapist since 1995. I am an NAMT certified member. Like many of you I have traveled many paths to get out where I am today.

Here is my story:

I graduated from Center for a Balanced Life in 1995. During my time at massage school I studied Swedish Massage Techniques, Reflexology, Polarity, Sports Massage, Pre. /Post-natal, Acupressure, and of course Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology. I received my National Certification upon graduation.

Continuing education includes: Hot stone massage, SET training (structural energetic therapy). Kinesiology, Aromatherapy, Healing Touch.

I AM a powerful energy healer. I know this because I am absolutely brilliant at feeling, moving & transforming & shifting energy.

I AM a total authority/expert on my soul’s truth and helping others identify their soul’s truth.

​On August 1, 2020, I launched Serenity Spiritual coaching!

A 6-week program to get you better aligned and bring more Serenity to your life.

Pure Serenity's Salt and Selenite Sanctuary! Is a dream come true for me! It is the first of its kind!

It was part of manifesting my dreams & I can teach you how to do the same.

On my journey I have had the privilege of working with a variety of people with a variety of health issues. I work on people of all ages, from infants to the elderly. Every Wednesday I work with the elderly & hospice patients. With my chiropractic background I believe that massage & chiropractic go hand in hand. I work closely with chiropractors. I do insurance billing for personal injury & workers compensation cases. Athletes, personal trainers & weekend warriors have benefited from my massage techniques as well. I do enjoy working with pregnant women, in fact my massage table is a prenatal table. Some clients are just looking to relax & de-stress, I do that too! After all my business name is Pure Serenity!

I have created a tranquil environment where everyone can feel comfortable & relaxed.

Each client is a blessing to me. I work hard to honor the mind, body & spirit of each individual. When you come in for a massage with me you will have a massage specifically designed for your unique needs, not just some generic massage.

With my years of experience and educational background I can offer many techniques to benefit your well-being.

I believe I am a natural born healer. God has given me a gift & it is my honor & privilege to share my gift with you.


Hi! My name is Natalie and I am Pure Serenities newest massage therapist! I have 20 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry and for the last 8 years have worked in the corporate world at a local PBM. 2 years ago, I decided I wanted to learn more about natural and holistic alternatives to medicine which brought me to Massage Therapy. I have lived in Hastings for the last 2 years and have a very spirited 9-year-old daughter and 2 cats.

I graduated college from Northwestern Health and Sciences University in December with an AAS in Clinical Massage. While there, I interned at the Derusha Clinic and Human Performance Center where I worked with athletes.

I am trained in Swedish Relaxation, Clinical, and Sports Massage. I am also an Energy Medicine practitioner with a Master Reiki certification. My brand is called Envision Therapy and I look forward to being able to serve by helping heal mind, body, & soul. 


Mary Caturia with About Face, LLC, is a licensed and experienced Advanced Practice esthetician, educated at the world renowned Aveda Institute, with over 17 years of experience. Her interest in skin care started at a young age, when she started exploring options to keep her own face looking young and healthy.

She turned that passion into a career that she loves, and is pleased to use her knowledge and skill set to help her clients achieve their skin care goals.

With a strong commitment to continual education, Mary stays on top of new products and procedures, and takes pride in each treatment that she performs. She carefully analyzes the individual needs of each client, ensuring a customized skin care plan that leaves them looking their best!

Outside of work, she enjoys a busy and active life with her husband and two children.

Facials and Peels at About Face with Mary Caturia


Wednesdays: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

Select Mondays and Saturdays: See appointment calendar for dates


Theresa Charpentier has been practicing yoga for over 30 years. Over the last couple of years, she h​as been transforming her purpose and affirming her positive energy forward in life and decided that it was time to teach the principles of yoga to others.

Each yoga practice is focused on the core essence of breathing, how your feeling, listening to your own body, while letting go of competition, judgement, expectations and staying in the present moment. The Hatha vinyasa yoga style is practiced and is a series of yoga poses that are connected in a flow with music that prepares you for mediation at all levels of skill. Improve your overall balance, strength, flexibility, mobility and positive overall feeling.


Leigh Arnoldy is a Minnesota herbalist based in the Twin-Cities Area. She is a teacher in the Hastings School District, as well as being a student of the Matthew Wood Institute of Herbalism. Leigh has studied with Matthew Wood online and in-person for several years, as well as apprenticing with Matthew in the summer of 2019. Some of Leigh’s other teachers have been Phyllis Light, Francis Bonaldo, Jolie Elan, Dawn Gates, Lise Wolff, and Judith Hill. She is presently working on my mentorship and American Herbalist Guild certification. 

Leigh’s herbal interests include botany, wildcrafting, plant signatures, creating spirit- and nature-based art, and astrological and esoteric herbal connections. Leigh also runs a blog from her website,