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Dr. Kraig Kirkdorfer


  • Before the session, your therapist will ask you how you are feeling and what your needs are for this session. You will then work together to determine what you will be working on for that session.
  • Your therapist will leave the room to provide you the privacy to undress down to your comfort level- underwear on or nude are acceptable for table massage- and will knock on the door first to make sure you’re ready.
  • Modesty and boundaries are highly respected. You will ALWAYS be completely draped throughout the session except for area being actively treated.
  • Your therapist may check in during the session to ask how the pressure is working for you; any feedback will improve your overall experience.
  • When the session is over, your therapist will once again leave the room for you to get dressed and will check in after to see how you're feeling and to discuss future treatments. We encourage clients to ask any questions about the treatment process and to voice if something is uncomfortable.


All of our Massage Therapists are Licensed through the State of Michigan.


Alex Major, CMT, LMT

Alex Major, CMT, LMT

Alex graduated in September 2013 from The Institute for Massage Education in Kalamazoo. Alex enjoys working out, eating nut mix like a squirrel, and horses! Straight forward and honest, Alex enjoys helping people obtain a new level of health and balance through massage. Alex is available every day the office is open!  She is also available the Saturdays we are open!




 Heidi Ash, CMT, LMT

Heidi Ash, CMT, LMT

Heidi graduated from the Chicago School of Massage Therapy in 1982. She continued her studies in several techniques, including courses with Master Ohashi, from Ohashiatsu fame. She has been a practicing yogi for 35 years, and taught yoga for 12 of those years. Heidi loves digging in the dirt and getting her hands dirty gardening. Body Work has always been her passion, and Lake Michigan Chiropractic is the perfect place for its realization! Heidi is only available on Mondays!




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 Sarah Buist, CMT, MMT Sarah Buist, CMT, MMT

Graduating from Blue Heron Academy in 2005 as a Medical Massage Therapist, Sarah is our newest addition to the Lake Michigan Chiropractic family! She has been a nurse for the past 20 years and has chosen to return to massage therapy as a positive hands-on and more holistic approach of caring for others. In her spare time, Sarah enjoys spending time with family and friends. Sarah, her husband and 3 children enjoy "glamping" anywhere and everywhere, across the United States, in their camper! Sarah is available Tuesdays and Thursdays!


Dr. Kraig Kirkdorfer

Kraig Kirkdorfer, DC is a proud native of Southwest Michigan. The son of local dentist, Thomas Kirkdorfer, DDS, Dr. Kraig began his education at Lakeshore Public Schools. He actively participated in drama, choir, and band before graduating from Lakeshore High School with academic honors and a National Merit Scholarship.

Dr. Kraig studied Biomedical Sciences at Western Michigan University before enrolling in the distinguished Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa.  He completed his Doctorate of Chiropractic in 2005 and returned to Southwest Michigan following graduation.He began his career as an associate doctor at Sharkey Ackerman Chiropractic, where he faithfully treated patients for nearly six years.  His experience and education subsequently inspired him to open his own practice, Lake Michigan Chiropractic, LLC.Dr. Kraig welcomes the opportunity to serve the residents of his hometown by providing quality chiropractic care and thereby improving the health and well-being of his patients.  He treats patients of ANY age, and he works with individuals who are suffering from specific ailments and people who strive for overall wellness.A committed member of his professional community, Dr. Kraig is a member of the Michigan Chiropractic Pediatric Association, the Michigan Association of Chiropractors, as well as the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association.Dr. Kraig is a loving husband and father of two children.  When he is not at his office assisting patients, he enjoys spending time with his family, training in various martial arts, and actively participating in several local organizations.  He can frequently be seen on the stage with the Studio Dance Theater and at the Twin City Players, where he has served as the President of the Board of Directors.'In Latin, the word doctor means teacher. I strive to be a doctor of chiropractic. I want to educate my patients, and help them to understand the difference between health care and simply treating symptoms. I want to empower my patients to understand that they are responsible for their own health. I believe that chiropractic care is a crucial part of achieving true health and wellness, and I am humbled and honored to have the opportunity to serve people and be a part of their life through chiropractic.'