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About Us

Belmont Wellness Center offers a wide range of services including Massage Therapy, Kinesiology, Cupping, Tai Chi, and Acupuncture, all under one roof. Our team of experienced and certified therapists works closely with Belmont Chiropractic Center to ensure a seamless, integrated approach to your care. We believe in empowering our patients to take control of their health and strive to create a welcoming and supportive environment for your journey to wellness.


Alyssa Andrews - owner of Belmont Wellness Center

Massage & Kinesiology

Alyssa is a licensed Massage Therapist, Kinesiologist, and Owner of Belmont Wellness Center. Her expertise also includes craniosacral, myofascial release, and lymphatic drainage. Working side-by-side with Dr. David and Dr. Avanda Demperio as their Chiropractic Assistant and Massage Therapist for over 10 years, she focused on maximizing patient goals and overall physical health. As an avid athlete, she understands the many benefits of working the whole body to achieve maximum benefits in posture, athletic performance and correcting the imbalances of the musculoskeletal system resulting in faulty movement patterns.

A native of the small town of Wareham, Massachusetts, Alyssa grew up in Southwest Florida. After relocating to North Carolina in 2009, she graduated with Honors from Southeastern Institute of Charlotte NC, specializing in Neuromuscular Massage. She resides here in Belmont with her son, Luke who will be a junior at South Point High School in the fall. In her down time, you can find Alyssa with her son at high school football games - GO BIG RED!!!

Meet Kaitlyn, a dedicated licensed massage and bodywork therapist with a unique background deeply rooted in the equestrian world. Raised in a barn and spending her formative years competing in various rodeo events on horseback, Kaitlyn developed a profound connection with horses. This passion led her to specialize in Equine Bodywork, where she honed her skills in promoting optimal performance and wellness in these majestic animals.

Driven by a desire to expand her impact, Kaitlyn pursued formal education at Maiden School of Massage and Bodywork Therapy, graduating in June 2023. Now, she collaborates closely with Dr. Avanda and Dr. David Demperio, aiming to optimize chiropractic adjustments for their clients. Committed to delivering therapeutic experiences, Kaitlyn employs her expertise to leave clients feeling rejuvenated and restored.

Beyond her professional pursuits, Kaitlyn cherishes her moments spent with horses and is busy planning her April 2024 wedding to her best friend, Devin. Her journey reflects a seamless blend of passion, expertise, and a commitment to enhancing the well-being of both people and their equine companions.

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Massage & Bodywork

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With over thirty-five years of clinical and teaching experience in acupuncture, Chinese medicine, and integrative health, Camilo Sanchez is a respected practitioner and educator in the field of Oriental healing arts. He is a licensed acupuncturist and published author with a master’s degree in Oriental medicine and has dedicated his life to helping clients overcome sports injuries and chronic pain throughout the Americas. Through his expertise, he delves into the underlying nature of imbalances, addressing root causes and providing personalized treatment plans. As a holistic health educator and master instructor of Qigong, Tai Chi, and Taoist Yoga, Camilo empowers his clients to actively participate in their own wellness journey, becoming partners in their healing process.

Camilo is a past faculty member of the Acupuncture and Massage College in Florida and the Atlantic University of Chinese Medicine. He has been featured on national television and on radio on the subjects of Chinese medicine and integrated health. He is founder and director of the Empower Life Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, where he provides customized healing and treatment programs. His expansion to Belmont Wellness Center provides individuals in Gaston County with access to treatment, private instruction, and mind and body wellness consulting.



Meagan is a dedicated licensed acupuncturist, certified by the NCCAOM. In 2016, she achieved her Master of Science Degree in Acupuncture from the Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Having established a thriving solo acupuncture practice in Colorado, Meagan brought her expertise to Gaston County in 2021, further enriching the local wellness landscape. Her years of practice have yielded profound success in treating a diverse range of health concerns, from chronic pain to migraines, digestive issues, infertility, and emotional struggles.

Meagan's journey into acupuncture was kindled by her own battle with migraines, which conventional medications couldn't alleviate. Her transformative experience with acupuncture ignited a passion for this ancient healing modality. Meagan's commitment extends to merging the age-old wisdom of acupuncture with modern lifestyles, tailoring treatments to each patient's unique needs for optimal outcomes. Additionally, her heartfelt mission to support those seeking to quit smoking naturally stems from the tragic loss of four family members to lung cancer. Beyond her professional endeavors, Meagan enjoys reading and embracing the wonders of North Carolina's natural beauty through nature walks, hikes, kayaking, and beach outings.

Kevin Burke is an experienced practitioner and instructor of the Health or Meditation Form of Tai Chi Ch’uan. His journey began in 1998 at the renowned Esalen Institute in Big Sur, California, under the tutelage of Kenn Chase, a Tai Chi teacher since the 1960s. Building upon years of dedicated study, Kevin started sharing his knowledge by teaching the Form in 2002 at Esalen Institute and has since continued to inspire and guide students in group classes across various fitness centers, community centers, hotels, dance studios, gyms, and yoga studios. Additionally, Kevin offers private lessons to those seeking a more personalized approach.

The Health Form of Tai Chi, rooted in ancient Chinese practices, encompasses a series of gentle, flowing, and graceful movements. Kevin's expertise lies in the Yang Style Short Form, comprising 54 poses or postures, as passed down through the Choy Family lineage. This meditative practice can be completed in around ten minutes, allowing individuals to cultivate inner peace, balance, and physical well-being. With Kevin's guidance, students can embark on a transformative journey, harnessing the wisdom and benefits of Tai Chi in their lives.

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Tai Chi Ch'uan


IV Hydration

Jennifer is the driving force and Registered Nurse behind IV Therapy Liquid Lounge. Beyond her roles as a wife and mother of two, Jennifer is a dedicated healthcare professional with a passion for holistic wellness.  As a certified health and wellness coach, she employs a multi-faceted approach to help clients achieve their health goals, integrating modalities such as Vitamin Supplementation, Nutritional Counseling, Lifestyle Modifications, Biomarker Testing, and cutting-edge IV Intravenous Hydration Therapy.

At IV Therapy Liquid Lounge, Jennifer is at the forefront of revolutionizing the health and wellness experience, specializing in B-12 shots, hydration, immunity, and detox as well as weight loss plans. Whether you're a busy executive in need of a quick energy boost, an athlete recovering from intense training, or someone seeking relief from fatigue after a lively event, Jennifer has the perfect infusion for you. Every treatment is meticulously tailored to individual needs, ensuring maximum efficacy and safety. Jennifer's unwavering commitment to using premium-quality ingredients and state-of-the-art medical equipment guarantees outstanding results and an unparalleled wellness experience. Join Jennifer on a journey towards optimal health and discover the transformative power of IV Hydration at IV Therapy Liquid Lounge, located inside Belmont Wellness Center.

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