Meet The Team
I’m Martha, Dr. Mha Atma’s wife.
I was born
Francisco , California and grew up in
Sacramento . I
met and married Dr. Mha Atma in 1973 and
worked at various jobs to put Dr. Mha Atma
through chiropractic school. I have worked
with him in his practice since he began it
in 1979. We have three grown children. I
work at Khalsa Chiropractic part time and
fill in when needed. I enjoy walking and
hiking, gardening, singing and reading.
Hi! My name is Esperanza Zayas.
English it means Hope, which is what all my
friends call me and what I normally
answer to. I was born in Las Cruces ,
New Mexico , but I have lived in Los Angeles since 1969. I
graduated with a degree in Business. I am fluent in both
English and Spanish so…..feel free to converse!
I am married and I have a beautiful
daughter. My favorite pastime is crocheting the night
I started working at Khalsa Chiropractic on
August 16, 1995. My duties here are to take
care of the patients at the front desk and
to do the billing for the whole office. I
am in charge of all health, personal injury
and worker’s compensation insurance for our
patients. I enjoy my job very much because
I love working with people.
Hello. I'm Matt
Poe and I joined
the Khalsa Chiropractic staff in 2012. I was born and raised in Buffalo, NY and
I graduated from SUNY Buffalo with
a degree in Environmental Studies. I enjoy traveling very much.
After university, I spent two years teaching English in Japan,
followed by several months of traveling and doing volunteer work
in a hospice in Calcutta, India.
I discovered that I enjoyed doing humanitarian work so much that
I decided to join the Peace Corps, where I taught English,
computer skills, and HIV/AIDS prevention strategies to youth in
Mozambique. I moved to Los
Angeles in 2008, and
I am currently pursuing an acting career. I also enjoy listening
to music and hiking.
My name is Madeline. I was born here in Los
Angeles and have
joined the Khalsa Chiropractic staff in
early 2009. I work at the
reception desk nearly full time and attend Santa Monica
college part time. I enjoy being part of the Khalsa
is a graduate of Hands On Healing Institute
in Tujunga, CA and has attended IPSB,
Institute of Psycho-Structural Balancing in
Culver City, CA. She is licensed by the
state of California and a member of the ABMP
Massage Association. She brings five and a
half years of experience into her practice
and offers a therapeutic massage blending a
flowing Swedish massage and Deep Tissue
massage with Acupressure, Myofascial
Release, and lots of positive energy. She
has several certifications in several other
modalities that she combines to create a
unique and personal synthesis for each
individual session. She intentionally
creates a massage that will suit your
specific needs. Her serene approach offers
harmony, balance, and ease to your busy
life. Alexandria truly enjoys and loves her
work more and more every day. She is
passionate about helping others and she is
passionate about the positive effects of
therapy on the body and mind. Alexandria
believes our bodies are instruments we use
to perform in life. Like any tool, the body
needs to be maintained. She believes that
massage is essential to maintenance and
rehabilitation. It is a fantastic tool for
grounding the mind and becoming centered,
conscious, and aware.
Outside of Massage Therapy, Alexandria enjoys photography,
hiking, the beach, riding her bike, and spending time with her
family, her friends, and her dogs. Alexandria is a native to
Los Angeles, CA where she was born and raised.
My name is Carla.
I joined the Khalsa Chiropractic staff in early 2009.
I work in the back office part time. I enjoy
being part of the Khalsa Chiropractic team.