Meet Dr. Vernette


Dr. Vernette H. McKnight was raised in Louisville, Kentucky. After graduating from the University of Louisville with her bachelor’s degree in Psychological Brain Sciences, she relocated to Atlanta, Georgia in 2008. While serving as an Exercise Physiologist in a prestigious health club in downtown Atlanta, she earned her Master’s degree in Exercise Science with a concentration in Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention from California University. Growing up as a classically trained ballerina, Dr. Vernette knew early in her life that movement was therapeutic. In 2016, she earned her Doctorate in Chiropractic specializing in neurological disorders such as traumatic brain injuries, developmental delays and learning disorders, and neuromuscular dysfunctional conditions. Dr. Vernette has curated throughout metro Atlanta and surrounding cities, unique holistic promotion programs that merge her educational and practical expertise into a restorative healing experience designed to focus on building healthy communities that heal from within.

Dr. Vernette partners with The Brainery Atlanta as a vibrant beam of light. She is a Cognition & Movement therapist specializing in Women's Health. She. Her hunger for learning and experience has inspired her to find a deeper approach to holistic health. At The Brainery Atlanta,  she is the “personality” behind providing spiritual healing through Reiki, Sacred Womb Rituals, and functional movement practices like Pilates, a rehabilitation movement system. Dr. Vernette has a combined 15 years of experience in Psychology, Kinesiology, Chiropractic, Mindful Meditation, and Pilates. As a result, she is deeply involved in the metro Atlanta health and fitness community providing support to women seeking to heal from physical, spiritual, mental and emotional trauma. Recently Dr. Vernette served as a surrogate for a family delivering twins naturally utilizing the practices offered at the Brainery. She is a living example that self-care and holistic care provides an optimal lifestyle both functionally and spiritually.

Dr. Vernette's mission is to educate and empower women in connecting with and reclaiming their inner feminine power. Equipping women with the knowledge and skills to heal from within. Her personal evolution in cultivating self-awareness has her excited about igniting that desire in other women.