Our Team

Dr. Michael Lenarz

Dr. Michael Lenarz earned is Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Sherman College of Chiropractic in 1987 and has been in practice for over 30 years. He specializes in Blair Upper Cervical Chiropractic, a technique, which is designed to balance the spine and promote health with precise and gentle adjusting. Michael completed the Blair Chiropractic Primary and Advanced Trainer Certification in 2007, and is now Certified at the Advanced Instructor Level by the Blair Upper Cervical Chiropractic Society.

Dr. Lenarz is the founder of the Seattle Upper Cervical Research Institute, and Health First Chiropractic, with four offices throughout Washington State. Dr. Lenarz serves on the Board of Directors of the Blair Upper Cervical Society, is a member of the Washington State Chiropractic Association, Sherman College of Chiropractic Alumni Association, and Sherman College Board of Regents. He is past Chairman of Sherman College of Board of Trustees. Michael also authored, The Chiropractic Way, (Bantam Books, 2003). This was the first introductory book about chiropractic, produced by a major publisher, in the history of chiropractic.

Dr. Michael Lenarz practices at Health First Chiropractic, in Seattle, and in Sedro-Woolley, Washington.

For more information on Dr. Michael you can go to drmichaellenarz.com.


Front Desk CA

Kristin originated on the Southwest coast, grew up in Wyoming and landed in Seattle in the early 90's. She played around with some higher education and received a Psychology degree from the University of Wyoming, and a paralegal certification from the University of Washington. In keeping with her nature of seeking and finding, Kristin spent prior years as a Chemist tech, script writer, natural bed maker, fundraiser and traveler.

Kristin came to Health First in an effort to create harmonized vocation in life, and to play an active role in perpetuating a more collaborative, creative, authentic way of living life, for herself and others. Chiropractic care aligns the infinite with the finite; it awakens our natural ability to heal and thrive. Kristin's role at Health First couples nicely with a yoga teaching practice. In her spare time, Kristin can be found walking dogs, growing plants and otherwise practicing the art of BE-ing while DO-ing.


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Reviews From Our Patients

  • "While I am a new patient, my first two visits have been amazing! He made me feel like a person, he listened (Truly listened) and I never felt like he was in a rush to get me out of the office onto his next patient. Looking forward to many more visits with the Doctor!"
    Jonathan R
  • "I was thoroughly evaluated and then had my spine adjusted. I felt instant relief."
    Susan J
  • "As always, Dr. Lennarz was able to easily put me back together. I came in with vertigo and left with almost zero symptoms. Yay!"
    Suzanne T