The Doctor & Staff

Dr. Mark Anthony, D.C., C.Ht.

Holistic Chiropractor

Dr. Mark Anthony is a multiple award winning advanced holistic healthcare practitioner: combining the best of traditional chiropractic (body) with cutting edge quantum healing (mind) and the ancient healing wisdom of Ayurveda (spirit). He has been a licensed Chiropractor since he graduated from Cleveland Chiropractic college in 1981. He continued on as an instructor there for the next four years, leaving as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Sciences. He taught 5 techniques, biomechanics, chiropractic philosophy, anatomy and was a supervising clinician for senior students. As a past instructor he has extensive knowledge of the human body and healing that few can match. He established his clinic in La Crescenta in 1984 and has been part of the active Foothill communities for over 30 years. Because of his amazing and consistent results he gets with chronic, difficult and severe cases, he is referred to often by top medical doctors, from Pain Management specialist to basic Family Practice specialists. It is also not unusual to find M.D.'s and 3rd year medical students from U.S.C. "shadowing" and learning from him during his practice day. He has also inspired others to change careers and become chiropractors, including Dr. John Bergman of youtube fame.

He is a popular corporate and public keynote speaker. In his free time, Dr. Anthony is a magician at the world famous Magic Castle in Hollywood. You may have seen his popular videos on youtube. He also is active in Tai Chi, Yoga, Kung Fu, running, weight training, Qi-gong, paintball, snowboarding, coaching children in flag football and basketball, painting, board games, camping, hiking, travel and the beach. LITTLE KNOWN FUN FACTS: Spoke, read and wrote 3 languages at the age of 3. He was a child actor who amongst his many credits has performed on Broadway in a three time Tony award winning show for over a year and has sung and danced with Elvis in his movies. He started college at the age of 14 and he is currently finishing his books: The Mind-Body Guide to Accelerate Your Life: Get What You Want Faster! and The Mind-Body Guide to a Great Night's Sleep. Get his latest book Accelerate Your Health; The Simple, Fast Way to Get and Stay Healthy.


  • Cleveland Chiropractic College - Los Angeles, Doctor of Chiropractic
  • Cleveland Chiropractic College - Los Angeles, B.S., Human Biology
  • Hypnosis Motivation Institute, Certified Hypnotherapist
  • Bio Energetic Synchronization Technique, Elite Master, Elite Diplomate
  • Chopra Center Certified Instructor, Ayurveda Perfect Health Lifestyle Wisdom
  • E.M.T. 1 (Emergency Medical Technician)
  • Certified Therapeutic Imagery Facilitator
  • Therapeutic Mythic and Archetypal Imagery training
  • Certified Master Therapeutic Imagery
  • Apo E gene diet provider


  • Board Certified Doctor of Chiropractic
  • Certified Hypnotherapist
  • Radiography X-Ray Supervisor and Operator


  • International Chiropractic Association Council on Wellness Science
  • American Hypnosis Association
  • Greater Los Angeles Writers Society
  • The Academy of Magical Arts, Magician Member(Magic Castle)
  • Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society
  • Blackstone Ring, International Brotherhood of Magicians
  • Crescenta Valley Chamber of Commerce, Past Vice President
  • Montrose/Verdugo City Chamber of Commerce, Past CEO and Board of Directors
  • Assisting Seniors Through Extended Resources, (ASTER), Board of Directors

Jo McLaughlin

CEO of Mind Body Works by Jo

MH, MTI, AAFA Internationally Certified Personal Trainer, Master Reiki Healer & Teacher, Master Hypnotherapist, Rehabilitation Exercise & Diet Counselor, Apo E Gene Nutritional Counselor, Alexander Technique Coach, Certified Master in Therapeutic Imagery, Intuitive Life Coach, Keynote Speaker

Jo is an award winning, AFAA Certified International Personal Trainer with nearly 30 years of experience. Jo uses a whole body and mind approach so in addition to her personal training, she helps her clients find their own unique plan to improve fitness, health and happiness! By focusing on the whole body, clients can expect to discuss nutrition, stress management, posture alignment, emotional wellness, and so much more.

As an APO E Gene nutrition and exercise specialist, an Alexander Technique specialist, an award-winning Reiki Master, the founder of R.R.T. (Release and Reconnect Therapy), a Master Hypnotist, an award-winning Life Coach and Certified Guided Meditation Facilitator ( through HMI Hypnosis Motivation Institute ), and a certified master in Therapeutic Imagery, Jo has all the tools to help her clients become the best versions of themselves!

Jo initially began her career as a professional dancer, singer, actress receiving her training at Guildford School of Acting and Dance in the UK. She worked professionally in theatre on the West End of London, throughout the UK and abroad. It is there, working as a performer, where her journey initially began. Through her own training, she discovered her interest in working with weights and strengthening the body. Jo found that weight training was especially powerful at conditioning the body while also prevented injury. She became so knowledgeable that she was often asked to help rehabilitate other cast members when they suffered from injuries.

When Jo moved to the U.S, she knew her calling was to help people in need, no matter where they were located. She chose to become an Internationally certified trainer so that she could work anywhere in the world. Jo carries multiple certifications from different fitness groups including Pilates, Spin Instructor, Aerobics, Zumba, and numerous types of dance (including ballet, tap, jazz, ballroom, and Latin). She is certified to train with people individually or in groups, work with seniors, and is trained to work with prenatal and postnatal women.

Additionally, Jo is a highly sought after and powerful motivational speaker. She facilitates her popular seminars and workshops on developing intuition, manifesting the future, creating health and fitness and helping people to move forward.

She has studied with many incredible teachers including Deepak Chopra at the Chopra Center, Wayne Dyer, Louise Hay, Greg Braden, Brian Weiss, Dr. Christiane Northrop, Pamela McDonald (of the APO E Gene Diet), Dr. Sue Morter, and Jim Chestnut.

Jo has a private studio in office and is also available for off-site consulting through Skype and Facetime.


  • February 2014 Aerobics & Fitness Association of America Personal Trainer Certification
  • February 2014 Aerobics & Fitness Association of America Group Exercise Instructor Certification
  • January 2014 The International Center for Reiki Training First & Second Degree Reiki
  • August 2015 The International Center for Reiki Training Reiki Master
  • September 2015 California Legislature Assembly Certificate of Recognition: Healthy Bods by Jo
  • December 2015 American Hypnosis Association Certified Master Therapeutic Imagery
  • December 2016 Hypnotherapist Union (Local 472) Certified Master Hypnotist


  • 2015 Crescenta Valley Weekly The Finest Personal Trainer
  • 2016 Crescenta Valley Weekly The Finest Reiki Therapist
  • 2017 Crescenta Valley Weekly The Finest Lifecoach
  • 2017 Crescenta Valley Weekly The Finest Personal Trainer

Gay Varga Chiropractic Assistant

Gay has been assisting chiropractors for over 20 years, both in front office and back office. Born in Australia, her multinational experience has helped her connect with patients from all backgrounds. She is an expert in handling insurance problems, Medicare claims, workers compensation cases, and personal injury cases. She loves to help patients with their paperwork challenges.