Alysa Guyer graduated in July 2016 from Universal Spa Training Academy in Downer’s Grove, IL. She specializes in Swedish, deep tissue, clinical massage, prenatal, hot stone and Reiki. She gained experience from working in multiple clinics as a Chiropractic Assistant throughout the past 10 years. New to Chicago, Alysa is excited and eager to meet new clients.
Amanda Payne Graduated from the European Massage Therapy School at the top of her class in 2006 with skills to work in any massage situation, but with an extra focus on medical massage and anatomy. She earned continuing education credits in reflexology, frozen shoulder therapy, aromatherapy, sciatic pain therapy, western and eastern herbal remedies for muscle pain, PNF stretching, and home self-massage for clients in between treatments. She combines all of these techniques when tailoring a massage to meet client needs.
Becky Masters graduated from Seattle Massage School in 1996. She started her career in the dot.com boom and is familiar with the pains and ailments of sitting at a computer all day. Becky has completed 3 marathons; she specializes in the everyday athlete. Her massage style has been described as firm and thorough. Specialty Techniques: Neuromuscular Therapy, Orthopedic Massage for Cervical Pain. Certifications: Intraoral Massage & Prenatal Massage (she uses the bodyCushion™ system). She completed YogaWorks teacher training in 2001. Becky is a licensed aesthetician at Lincoln Square Skin Care.
Heather Lovegood graduated from TIBIA Massage School, Madison WI in 2007. Her education is rooted in personal transformation & intuition while drawing from a solid foundation of practical massage therapy skills. She has enhanced her training with the following certifications/modalities: Reiki Level 3, Holistic Health Coaching and KRI Certified Kundalini Yoga Instruction, Thai Massage for the mat & table, Cupping, Prenatal Massage, Transformational Bodywork, and Certification as a Holistic Doula. Sessions are adapted to your needs and held with the intention to serve your highest good.
Janice Miller is a 1997 graduate of CSMT, is nationally certified by NCBTMB, state licensed and has studied and practiced craniosacral therapy since 1999. Her therapeutic experience includes the following techniques: Swedish, myofascial, deep tissue, pre-natal, hot stone and craniosacral therapy. Her goal within each session is to combine her intuition and experience to meet and support the individual needs of every client.
Kirsten Austin, Licensed and Board certified, Kirsten specializes in Manual Lymphatic Drainage Massage (Vodder Trained) and is a graduate of Zen Shiatsu. Using a blend of modalities which also includes deep tissue, trigger point and myofascial release she focuses on the clients needs giving them a balanced massage session.
Kris Kloepper graduated from Cortiva Institute in 2010 and is proficient in all levels of massage therapy including Swedish, deep tissue, sports, myofascial release and hot stone. She is also certified in oncology massage. Kris is currently enrolled at Zen Shiatsu Chicago and will graduate from there December 2018.
Laura Lane graduated from the CSMT in 1998. Using a blend of Swedish, myofascial release (John Barnes method), deep tissue, and trigger point her primary expertise lies in chronic pain relief and the acceleration of injury recovery time. Licensed, nationally certified and a Reiki Level 3 practitioner, she works with both weekend warriors and professional athletes and has extensive experience with long distance runners and triathletes.
Loretta Yurek graduated from Cortiva Institute in 2011. She targets problem areas while allowing time for the body and mind to relax into the work. She is fluent in Swedish, deep tissue, and sports massage. Loretta also provides reflexology and prenatal massages.
Nicholas Brown graduated from the Blue Sky School of Professional Massage Therapy and Bodywork, Madison, WI in 2013. Nicholas has a passion for helping people feel better through massage modalities such as Swedish, acupressure, sports massage, Lomi Lomi and deep tissue. He also utilizes the healing energies of Reiki during massage to create a space of holistic healing.
Roseann Magda Graduated from the Chicago School of Massage Therapy in 1994 and has taught Swedish massage for six years. Her continuing education includes prenatal, oncology and cranial-sacral therapy. Roseann's warm and healing nature will put you at ease from the moment you arrive.
Steve Serwe is a 2008 graduate of the Cortiva Institute - formerly Chicago School of Massage Therapy. He has experience working with a variety of clients ranging from the stress relief/relaxation seekers, hardcore sports recovery, and injury rehab cases. As a former multi sport participant and desk job survivor, Steve understands the needs of his clients and tailors his treatments to alleviate any pain or discomfort. He incorporates myofascial techniques and stretching with specific, deeper pressure in congested areas in order to release the muscles and restore balance to the body.
Thomas Wiley graduated from the Chicago College of Healing Arts in 2008, where he received excellent training in several bodywork modalities including Swedish massage, Shiatsu, trigger point therapy, psycho-physical therapy, orthopedic assessment/postural analysis, and cranial-sacral therapy. He recently finished a course of advanced techniques in myofascial release, and also received his certification as a Structural Therapist (similar to Rolfing).