Meet Our Massage Therapists

  • Laura
    Laura
    Licensed Massage Therapist

    Laura was born and raised in University Place and now resides in North Tacoma with her husband and two daughters. Laura graduated from Body Mechanics of Myotherapy in 2006 and has been focusing on injury treatment since. She enjoys helping people overcome pain and seeing the benefits of massage.

    Education:
    Body Mechanics of Myotherapy in Olympia, WA

    Techniques:
    Relaxation
    Deep Tissue Massage
    Trigger Point Therapy
    Myofascial Release
    Frozen shoulder
    Carpal Tunnel
    Swedish
    Pregnancy Massage

    Licensure & Certifications:
    WA State Massage License
    Insured through AMTA
    Pre and post-natal Massage certification 2012

    Hobbies:
    Skiing
    Spending time with family
    Hiking
    Running
    Reading


  • Vanessa
    Vanessa
    Licensed Massage Therapist

    Vanessa grew up in both Fredricksburg, VA and Federal Way, WA, and now lives with her husband and daughter in downtown Puyallup, WA. Vanessa decided to pursue a career in massage after experiencing first hand the healing benefits of chiropractic and massage after a car accident. She graduated Everest College in 2011, and specializes in treatment and sports massage.

    Education:
    Everest College Tacoma, WA

    Techniques:
    Deep Tissue
    Trigger Point Treatment
    Myofascial Release
    Relaxation
    Cupping Therapy

    Licensure & Certifications:
    WA State Massage License
    HOTA member
    ICTA certified http://www.cuppingtherapy.org/

    Hobbies:
    Spending time with family and friends
    Reading
    Drawing
    Music


  • Alice
    Alice
    Licensed Massage Therapist

    Alice believes that health requires a commitment to our own well-being on every level: emotional, spiritual, and physical. She loves her occupation as a Licensed Massage Therapist. Graduating in 2006 from Ashmead College, she left behind years of health struggles and desk-bound jobs to begin helping others on their journey toward wellness. Alice specializes in Oriental modalities such as Cupping and Gua Sha, with an emphasis on Thai Massage, and has been an Usui Reiki Master since 2009. Having more than 20 prior years of experience in art, design, and technical occupations, she has a uniquely creative perspective with an ability to think dimensionally and outside the box.

    Education:
    Ashmead College, Fife, WA
    Clover Park Technical College, Tacoma, WA

    Techniques:
    Thai Massage
    Deep Tissue
    Massage Cupping Therapy
    Myofascial Release
    Trigger Point Therapy
    Swedish/Relaxation
    Reflexology
    Reiki
    Gua Sha
    Aromatherapy

    Licensure & Certifications:
    WA State Massage License
    Usui Reiki Master/Teacher 2009

    Hobbies:
    Art & Design
    Organic Gardening
    Healthy Cooking
    Travel
    Research


  • Gene
    Gene
    Licensed Massage Therapist

    Gene began his journey in massage when he was looking for alternatives in dealing with his service related injuries when conventional approaches were no longer working. A single father and retired U.S. Army soldier, Gene graduated from Everest College in January of 2012 in the top of his class. A firm believer in the inseperable connection between body/mind, Gene is a proponent of massage for relieving physical as well as emotional stress. He also strongly believes in massage as a viable modality for enhancing over all health and well-being. His approach to healing is thoughtful and heartfelt, and combined with his unique experiences, has the tools and knowledge to aid those on their way to a healthy and productive recovery and lifestyle. 

    Education:

    Techniques:
    Swedish
    Deep Tissue
    Myofascial Release
    Visceral Manipulation
    Intra-oral
    Polarity
    Kinesiotaping
    Reiki
    Gua Sha 

    Licensure & Certifications:
    WA State Massage License
    Intraoral-oral State Endorsement
    Certified Kinesiotaping Practioner

    Hobbies:
    Reading Philosophy and History
    Writing poetry and short stories
    Tabletop war games
    Military history
    Genealogy
    Trivia


  • Stacy
    Stacy
    Licensed Massage Therapist

    Stacy has worked in healthcare and the healing arts her whole career. Having spent over 17 years as a yoga teacher, Stacy wanted to expand her hands-on healing skills by becoming a licensed massage therapist. She loves to work with clients performing relaxation and therapeutic massage. Her experience at Alexandar School of Natural Therapeutics has given her an outstanding array of massage tools to meet the 'kneads' of all kinds of clients!

    Education:
    Alexandar School of Natural Therapeutics, Tacoma, WA

    Techniques:
    Swedish
    Myofascial Release
    Trigger point
    Gua Sha
    Cupping Therapy

    Licensure & Certifications:
    WA State Massage License

    Hobbies:
    Hiking
    Walking
    Kayaking
    Beach Combing
    Camping


  • Michelle
    Michelle
    Licensed Massage Therapist

    Originally from the high desert of California, Michelle now lives in Milton, WA with her two sons, her husband, and her beloved fur babies. Michelle graduated from The Cortiva Institute in 2013 from their standard course and returned there to complete the advanced course in 2014. Michelle firmly believes that the benefits of massage are key ingredients in the recipe for a healthy life.

    Education:
    The Cortiva Institute 2013

    Techniques:
    Swedish Deep Tissue
    Myofacial Release
    Lomi Lomi Massage
    Manual Lymphatic Drainage

    Licensure & Certifications:
    WA State Massage License

    Hobbies:
    Michelle holds a cosmetology license and enjoys playing D&D and crafting in her spare time.

  • Zoe
    Zoe
    Licensed Massage Therapist

    Zoe has been a massage therapist since 2015. She enjoys seeing people recover from injuries and helping patients through the recovery process.  She specializes in cupping, Thai Massage, and prenatal massage. She lives in Tacoma with her husband and two dogs - Glacier and Rainier. 

    Education:
    Cortiva Institute 2015

    License/Certification:
    WA state Licensed Massage Therapist 

    Modalities:
    Cupping
    Thai Massage
    Prenatal Massage
    Hot Stone
    Swedish
    Trigger Point 

    Hobbies:
    Hiking
    Fishing
    Boating
    Painting 
    Camping 

  • Allison
    Allison
    Licensed Massage Therapist

    Originally from Texas, Allison discovered the amazing healing benefits of Massage Therapy after sustaining a snowboarding injury in Colorado. Allison became a Licensed Massage Therapist after attending the Alexandar School of Natural Therapeutics in 2018. She specializes in Deep Tissue and combining breath work with Trigger Point Therapy. Allison loves the healing magic of Massage Therapy and assisting other on their way to better health and wellness!

    Education:
    Alexandar School of Natural Therapeutics Tacoma, WA

    Techniques:
    Deep Tissue
    Trigger Point
    Treatment
    Myofascial Release
    Relaxation

    Licensure & Certifications:
    WA State Massage License

    Hobbies:
    Backpacking
    Painting
    Accordion Playing
    Juggling & Flow Arts
    Vegan Cooking

Tacoma

Location

Office Hours

Chiropractic Office Hours Tacoma

Monday
9:30 am - 12:00 pm 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 12:00 pm 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 12:00 pm 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sunday
Closed

Massage Office Hours Tacoma

Monday
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sunday
Closed

Acupuncture Office Hours Tacoma

Mon
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sunday
Closed

Ballard

Location

Office Hours

Chiropractic Office Hours Ballard

Monday
9:00 am - 12:00 pm 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 12:00 pm 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 12:00 pm 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 12:00 pm 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed

Massage Office Hours Tacoma

Monday
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sunday
Closed

Acupuncture Office Hours Tacoma

Mon
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sunday
Closed