Panacea Teachers

Suzanne Imbruno Cobb was born a healer and medical/spiritual intuitive. She has studied plant medicine for more than 20 years. She teaches yoga and instructs Anatomy & Physiology at Panacea School. After fighting a long illness with Epstein Barr Virus and misdiagnosed Lyme disease over 10 years ago, she found her passion to help guide others to find healing and has shown students the way to a happy healthy life by opening Panacea yoga studios in 2011 and Panacea School of Integrative Health in 2014. She lives in the Hallowell Maine area with her husband Justin and her 3 boys Lorenzo, Luther and Linus.





Hollie Kunesh is a nurturing and energetically connected person. She has excellent communication skills as well as strong organizational and time management capabilities. She has a wonderful ability to create an inclusive environment where our students at Panacea School can feel empowered to become the highest version of the person/student they wish to be.  Hollie is a highly skilled Licensed Massage Therapist, specializing in Prenatal Massage and Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques. She sees clients at Peoples Salon and Spa in Waterville, and is also a trained birth doula. 




Jop Blom is a man full of wisdom, he is inquisitive, and his sense of humor is a favorite of our students. Jop brings another dimension of unexplored learning to our kinesiology class at Panacea School. Originally from the Netherlands, Jop has been practicing physical therapy for over 30 years. He currently works as a PT for Maine General Medical Center. He also operates Annabessacook farm with his husband.




Brandi Nelson,CAMT, LMT, has been practicing Therapeutic Massage Therapy since 2003. She is certified in Advanced Myofascial Techniques and specializes in Craniosacral Therapy. She is a passionate and encouraging teacher and an amazing massage therapist to learn from through the eyes of the Panacea students and her massage clients. She is the owner of Golden Touch Massage Therapy in Readfield Maine.




Sara Dostie’s Journey as a healing arts practitioner was a calling from a young age. She gained her own wisdom through her illness with Fibromyalgia Syndrome, and feels rewarded helping others to find relief along their path. Sara is an amazing and gifted massage therapist, she is an important assest to Panacea School. Sara is a Maine guide and owns and operates her own business Healing Hands Holistic Wellness in Hallowell Maine.




Anita Smith was born and raised in the west. She spent every moment she could with every sort of animal, they were her playmates and teachers. She lives on a small farm with her husband. Anita specializes in Neuromuscular Massage, she became a licensed massage therapist in Colorado. Her amazing abilities, perspectives and insight about the human body is fascinating. Anita sees clients at her Massage office in Gardiner Maine.




Alex Amorosi currently lives in Watertown Massachusetts with Bonsai his Maine Coon cat. He teaches in the Boston area as well as making frequent trips to teach in Maine and Connecticut. His connection to the art and science part of yoga engulfs the panacea yoga students for a life changing experience. Words by Alex: “yoga literally saved my life. Yoga continues to help me grow, shift, and change to be a better human being. Yoga guided me to my life’s purpose. Yoga helps me celebrate my triumphs and do better by my mistakes. The combination of yoga and energy work has helped me shift unhealthy patterns I thought were intractable.” Alex owns and operates Alex Amorosi Yoga, Reiki and coaching. “Alex is also a Level 3 Reiki Master and Teacher and practices and teaches energy work in Boston.