Tangled Roots Herbal

herbal & Metaphysical Gift Shop

 Certified Herbalist, Certified Aromatherapist

Certified Herbalist, Certified Aromatherapist

About Owner, Sheryl Burns

I started studying herbs in 2009, fell in love and haven’t stopped studying since!  As a child I was fascinated with making my own beauty products.  I would mix honey and strawberries for a mask, cucumbers on my eyes, you name it!  If I read a recipe in Teen Magazine, you bet I was going to try it!  My father is an avid gardener.  He spends most of his free time, designing the yard and planting new plants.  I guess you could say I inherited his green thumb.  Where we differ is he loves the flowers and I fell in love with the herbs!  

Recently, I completed my third year with Brittany Nickerson-Wood at Thyme Herbal.  I have taken courses throughout the years from Boston School of Herbal Studies, Wintergreen Botanicals and Artemisia.  I have also attended classes from many well-known herbalists at conferences such as the Women’s Herbal Conference and local weekend herbal education events.  In addition to studying aromatherapy, herbs and nutrition I have a Bachelors degree in Business with a focus in Marketing from UNCC.  I am also a graduate of Arrojo Cosmetology in NYC. 

Last year I was a full time Team Member in Whole Body for Whole Foods Market Nashua.  The education I receive in this department is a true blessing.  I get to go to work, get paid and learn something new everyday about what I am passionate about.   I am fortunate to work in this department where I can share some of my knowledge with others.   This experience is what has led me to start Tangled Roots Herbal.   

In my free time I also enjoy Gardening, Knitting, Reading, Quilting, Running and Yoga!  I am definitely a junkie for new hobbies and experience’s.  “I will try anything once, because I can.  If I like it, Great!  If not oh well, I learned something new!”

It is my dream that you enjoy reading, learning and sharing the knowledge you learn with me here at Tangled Roots Herbal.  It is my wish that one day our paths will meet in one my classes.  Thank you for sharing this beautiful journey with me.


Tim Burns

Tim is the owner of Tangled Roots Herbal with his wife, Sheryl Burns.  He was born in Nashua, NH.  Tim graduate from Daniel Webster College and has spent 26 years in the military.  He has traveled all over the world and interacted with many different cultures!

He started using a needle & thread as a preteen and throughout the years has developed a passion and skill set for it's many uses!

Tim also studied history and uses this knowledge for a deeper understanding and a connection to our ancestors.  He enjoys sharing his experiences and encouraging others to tap into their own spiritual magic!

 Lori Haynes:  Certified Medium, Healer, Psychic, CMT.  trained in Massage, Reiki, and Vibrational Healing.

Lori Haynes:  Certified Medium, Healer, Psychic, CMT.  trained in Massage, Reiki, and Vibrational Healing.

Lori Haynes

Certified Medium, Psychic, Healer

Lori Haynes is a Certified Medium, Psychic, Healer and Massage Therapist.  She has a had an extensive career as an early childhood teacher.  She worked as a co-facilitator in therapy groups for children healing from abuse and the "Visions of Hope Project," which was an Expressive Art Program that assisted the children in using Art to heal.  She has been a Teacher, Parent Liaison, Education Specialist, as well as a teacher of Metaphysical Spirituality at the Sarasota Center of Light.

Lori is a certified CMT, certified in Massage, Reiki and Vibrational Healing.  She has studied and apprenticed in Advanced Healing with Rev. Lisa Johnson who studies under Harry Edwards, Spiritual Healer, Teacher & Author Extraordinaire.  He founded the Harry Edwards Spiritual Sanctuary at Shere, Surrrey in England.

Lori works closely with the Guardians of Light, a loving group of Angels and Master Teachers who are here to assist those here on Earth in learning and living in the Vibration of Love!



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Angela DiMere-Messier

Angela is so thrilled to be working with Tangled Roots Herbal to provide bodywork and healing to its customers! A lifelong devotee of natural and holistic living, Angela is a massage therapist, Reiki master teacher, and herbalist. She claims an extensive background in energy work, aromatherapy, meditation, journeying, self care, and other holistic techniques. She frequently incorporates holistic techniques into everyday life – cooking, cleaning, hygiene, interpersonal relationships, even motherhood – and encourages others to do the same with easy tips and tricks she’s developed and mastered over the years.

A few years ago, Angela attended the birth of a friend as support and a doula; the experience was incredible and transformational. Ever since then, working with women through all stages of life has become the ultimate goal. Teaching girls (and their mothers!) to embrace menarche and healthy body images; working with women to balance hormone & menstrual cycles naturally; reclaiming the inner divine, ancestral power and magick we've lost throughout the years; facilitating open communication and inner growth regarding feminine topics frequently thought of as taboo. She incorporates massage, reiki, self care, herbalism, nutrition, spirituality, and life & wellness coaching into a single practice dedicated to helping women live fuller, more in tune lives.

 Cheryl Labrie, Reiki Master, Crystal Grid Instructor

Cheryl Labrie, Reiki Master, Crystal Grid Instructor

Cheryl Labrie

Reiki Master

Cheryl Labrie is a Reiki Master/teacher who has had a life-long passion for metaphysical teachings, energy work, alternative healing methods and crystals. Her diverse path started as a dental assistant for many years, paraprofessional in a 4-yr. Title I Nursery, raising two beautiful children, working in a health food store and more recently a healing center. Cheryl appreciates all the many books, teachers and mentors that brought her journey up to the present moment. She loves to share all she has learned along the way!


Mystie Ziminsky

Mystie Ziminsky

Mystie Ziminsky is a 200-hr certified yoga instructor, Reiki Master, Empath and studying to be a Holistic Health Coach. She studied classical yoga at the Sadhana Yoga School in Keene NH and Bethel Farms in Hillsborough NH and is certified to teach the traditional Eight-Limbed Path of Ashtangha Yoga including Hatha, Vinyasa, Pranayama and Meditation. She received her Reiki training and certifications through Divine Healing in Nashua NH. She is currently attending the Institute of Integrative Nutrition for her certification in holistic health and wellness coaching. Mystie’s unique approach to health, wellness and spirituality stems from her logical and analytical mind and perspective on life. This combined with her empathy and compassion for all beings, she is able to guide others in developing a personal practice and non-religious spiritual routine where they are able to achieve longlasting and tangible results and while regaining control over their lives. Her mission in life is to help others find their path to wellness for she believes that is her true purpose. Through the use of Reiki, yoga, meditation, Ayurveda, and elements of Buddhism and Hinduism in her own daily practice, she has transformed her life and wants to show others how to tap into and harness their own amazing powers of manifestation.

Karen Ann

Wheel of the Year

Karen is an Eclectic Pagan Priestess. Her spiritual path draws from Celtic, Norse and Italian traditions of Wicca as well as Druidry. She is a member of the Ovates Bards and Druids in England having studied and completed the Bardic grade. Karen is a Reiki Master teacher and an intuitive Empath. Karen has a strong belief that everyone's spiritual path is as unique as their fingerprint, and does not believe in the one size fits all dogma of religious or spiritual practices. Her passion is to share her experiences and knowledge to students so that they are inspired to be creative, and to open their minds and open their hearts and learn to find and walk their own unique path. 

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Sheilagh Cruickshank

Sheilagh Cruickshank is an urban herbalist, teacher and small-space gardener who has been working with and learning from the plants for nearly 20 years. During that time she studied with Rosemary Gladstar, completing the Science and Art of Herbalism Apprenticeship, Advanced Herbal Training and Ecstasy of Teaching programs. An herbal instructor throughout the North Shore of Massachusetts, Sheilagh has co-taught an apprenticeship program at The Green Witch School of Herbalism for over 10 years and offered workshops at The International Herb Symposium, The New England Women’s Herbal Conference and Herbstalk. She is currently a teacher for The Science and Art of Herbalism on-line course. As a free-lance writer, she has contributed pieces to The Herb Quarterly and various herbal - based blogs. Sheilagh is delighted to share the joy, empowerment and self-care that connecting with the plants can bring!

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Kristine L. Brock

Kristine L. Brock is the owner of Harmony Studio and Peaceful Healings in Brookline, NH.  Through Harmony Studio she offers private art instruction for children and adults.  At Peaceful Healings she offers Reiki, holistic art classes and workshops.

Kristine studied art at Raritan Community College in New Jersey and through many artists in the New England area.  She has been teaching art since 2006.  She enjoys working in watercolor, oils, colored pencils, acrylics and mixed media.  Her subject matter focuses on realistic and abstract portrayals of florals, landscapes and wildlife.

Kristine has completed the Reiki 1, Reiki 2 and Master's Degree program in the Ushi System of Reiki Healing.  She studied under Karen Cerato, RMT owner of NH Health & Wellness Center.