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Joey and Michelle would have many paths to follow before the Universe would let them cross paths. We each had a rough journey ahead of us on our life path, that would make us tests ourselves and our beliefs. We both experienced losses that we still carry today. They had the chance to destroy us or make us stronger. We both chose the make us stronger path as we can talk about it now to help others. We were still on separate paths experiencing success and failures still following our paths. The universe brought us together. It would be a little later that Michelle was shown the Crystal light therapy bed that started our journey with Mystic Bayou Holistic and Alternative Health. Michelle and Joey radiate truth and integrity in all their work. They use their knowledge to help others.



Michelle is a gifted and natural-born empath, intuitive and medium who uses her gift to help give people insight into different situations. Michelle has been aware of her ability since an early age. At first, this caused her to have terrible anxiety and panic attacks. These attacks later subsided as she worked with a neighbor who helped her nurture her gift at the incredibly young age of 6 years old. Her neighbor (Betty) introduced her to the metaphysical world which included dream dictionaries and other books that centered on the spiritual and all things metaphysical. These publications covered chakras, hypnosis, alternative medicine, energy healing, aromatherapy, life after death, and the paranormal activity. Michelle is an Ordained Minister, Reiki Master, Crystal Singing Bowl Technician, Crystal Light Therapy Technician and Intuitive Development Teacher.



Joey started his journey in 1974 with Martial Arts. As he got older, he started studying different styles of Martial Arts (Karate, Kung Fu, Tae Kwon Do, Isshinryu, Tai Chi to name a few) discovering how to build up Chi and learning deep meditations. Later in the 80s he would discover in a tournament where he saw his friend get hurt and the instructor went over to his friend and did some hand movements and applied some ointment to his friends injured site and for lack of better words healed him, so he was able to finish the competition.

At this point is when Joey started learning about plant medicine and the way energy flows through the body. With intent and focus, he can help others. The more he studied the more he was awoken to other rabbit holes which lead him on a journey to become an Ordained Minister, Reiki Master, Crystal Light Therapy Technician, Crystal Singing Bowl Technician, Chakra Testing and Balancing, Deep Breath work and most recently to Falun Dafa also known as Falan Gong. Joey is knowledgeable in Aroma Therapy and also an intuitive.


Our Team


Reiki Practitioner

Karl Lepine was born and raised in Louisiana and moved to Georgia to pursue employment opportunities in Accounting and Finance in the late 90’s. After many years of dealing with stress and anxiety, he began a journey of discovery on many spiritual and metaphysical subjects. His study and meeting with leaders in these fields gives him unique insights into the human condition and the nature of reality. He shares these insights with his clients to allow them to open themselves to endless possibilities.

He is a Reiki Level II Practitioner who studied under multiple Reiki masters and is excited to be a part of the Mystic Bayou team. He is dedicated to bringing Love and Light into the world. Namaste!


Nutritional Supplements Specialist

Kitty Baudoin Craig is a Louisiana Singer Band Leading Vitamin and Supplement educator for over 28 years,working with  Industry leading national brands Blue Bonnet,Nordic Naturals,Host Defense, Vitality Works, Newton Homeopathics, LA's finest CBD Cypress Hemp.... the list goes on and on.

Kitty believes that we are all vessels that need to be nourished by the wind,sea,earth and air and what nature brings to our tables.

*Kitty will be at Mystic Bayou once a month discussing supplements; watch our events page to find her dates


Reiki Practitioner

My name is Janet Lazanna. I'm a licensed esthetician and new reiki practitioner. I have always felt that I was gifted. My sister calls me the "connecting sister" because I keep my siblings together. Family and friends often come to me for comfort, encouragement, and good advice. I was introduced to reiki in 2012 when I received my esthetics license, and I've incorporated those teachings into my work today. I believe I am here to help facilitate healing to the world, one person at a time. Im a soothing spirit with much depth and underlying understanding of the unknown. Let me help you find your way to growing and living a lighter, happier life. I believe love and light is in everything and I am here to show that to the world.

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