About Us

Robin, Kris and Rosie, 2022

Kris Dutter grew up in Ojai, California and after 12 years in Belize settled back in Ojai to raise her daughters. She worked as a massage therapist, physical therapy assistant, and acupuncturist, fully retiring in 2021. Kris is happily married and enjoys traveling, golf, gardening, music, and art; and she loves spending time with her daughters, stepson, their spouses, and eight beautiful grandchildren!


Robin Detmer lives in Eugene, Oregon with her husband, Scott, and three children. They love nature, gardening, art, quiet days, and adventure. Robin has a private physical therapy and wellness practice and teaches classes on strengthening and mindfulness. Robin is thrilled to now be on the shamanic medicine wheel journey building a rich connection to Spirit and Earth and looks forward to wherever this river takes her. She can be found at robindetmer.com and on Instagram @theopenbookmemoir.


Roselle Madrone lives in El Dorado County, California with her husband and two sons. She serves her community as an acupuncturist, aiming to make healthcare more affordable and accessible by providing group treatments on a sliding scale. Outside the clinic she enjoys reading and writing, spending time in nature, and exploring and playing with her family and friends.