Maureen Boksa, LMT #22044

 

Maureen Boksa, LMT graduated from the Maui School of Therapeutic Massage in 2014 with advanced coursework in several different treatment modalities, including but not limited to, Lomi Lomi, Trager, Craniosacral, Aston, and Shiatsu.


Moe has a strong background in traditional Hawaiian Lomi Lomi, a method of bodywork that has taken on many forms as it has descended through several lineages on the islands. Lomi Lomi is characterized by long flowing strokes of the forearms, bringing deep therapeutic work all the way to the level of the bones, the origin of the “mana” or life force in Hawaiian tradition.

 

The Trager Approach is another powerful method which Moe enjoys practicing. This is a very gentle, yet effective approach which is done over comfortable clothing, with no use of oil. It is characterized by a combination of passive and active movements which work the tissues from the areas of least to most resistance.


Moe believes very strongly in the body-mind connection and tailoring treatments to the needs of each client. Whether the time is right for deep overall relaxation, specific injury work, improved body alignment, or movement of energies or emotions, treatments may always be modified before or during a session. Moe believes in and promotes work deep into the tissues in a comfortable and productive way.

Kayla Kawecki, LMT #22110
Kayla was first inspired to practice massage therapy as a teenager after sustaining serious injuries from a car accident. She was healed through intensive physical therapy and massage, gaining a broader understanding of whole health and the importance of touch. Feeling empowered by her recovery process and those who helped her, she moved to Ashland to study massage.

Kayla attended Ashland Institute of Massage in 2009 and has focused on Esalen massage for the last 5 years. She received a 175 hour certification from Esalen while in Bali, Indonesia in 2011. Following 3 months of practicing massage and yoga in Bali, Kayla dedicated her energy to the art of Esalen massage, enrolling in continuing education workshops in Big Sur, California. 

Esalen Massage is a form of intuitive massage that enhances clients energetic flow through long, flowing strokes. This style of massage leaves the receiver feeling relaxed and nurtured. Esalen promotes interrelatedness of energy, structure, and soul to build a powerful connection between body, mind, and spirit. This enhanced awareness helps to release daily stress patterns, calm the mind, and nourish the
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Trishah Neikirk, LMT #24126

Trishah Neikirk is trained in many forms of therapeutic bodywork, including Swedish, deep tissue, myofascial release, lymphatic massage (specializing in breast tissue and breast health education), pressure points, reflexology and abdominal massage. She is also trained in Chinese cupping and guasha, and received her Oregon massage license after graduating from Ashland Institute of Massage in 2017. She studied Ayurvedic Medicine and bodywork at The Dhyana Center in Sebastopol, California from 2015 to 2018, and received her Ayurvedic Health Counselor certificate from the National Ayurvedic Medicine Association in 2017. She is passionate about helping people feel good physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually; using techniques that she has learned to educate others on self-care, to fully integrate healthy changes into the body system. 

In addition to her work as a massage therapist, Trishah provides a full line of Ayurvedic treatments, including an Introductory Ayurvedic Diagnostic and Treatment Session.  View more by visiting the Ayurvedic page on our website. 

V Allario, LMT #22787

 

My training in massage Therapy started in 2002 when I completed the certification course at Pacific School of Massage and Healing Arts, run by Fred and Cheryl Mitouer, in Gualala, CA. This family run school taught me the basic modalities of Swedish, Shiatsu, Accupressure and Energy Healing. The course prepared me to immediately develop a private practice in massage. After a couple years as a practitioner I continued my education in their advanced coursework in Transformational Bodywork in 2004. As I completed their advanced program I also acted as Teacher’s Assistant for many of their courses and developed a mentorship and friendship with Fred that continues to this day.

 

I have also done extensive study in Biodynamic Cranio-Sacral, Eastern Reflexology, Kundalini Yoga, Kinesiology, Tai Chi and Kung Fu.

 

Through these trainings I have amassed over 1000 hours of course work, and now have over 15 years of experience developing and maintaining a bodywork practice. I have created an unique heart-centered approach to facilitate healing. This is done through deep tissue bodywork, muscular and structural manipulation, opening of the breath, discovering and unlocking blockages in the mental, physical and emotional bodies. This creates the space for spontaneous healing to occur, giving relief to chronic and acute conditions that keep one stuck in old patterns of movement, behaviors and ways of being.

Melanye Cannon, LMT #19295

Melanye started her yoga and massage journey 11 years ago, studying at the Bodhi Yoga center in Provo Utah, and the Utah College of massage therapy. Specializing in Thai yoga massage, Melanye moves you through a series of flowing yoga movements, assisted stretching, rhythmic palming, acupressure and energy-work, increasing vitality and range of motion while deeply releasing mental and physical stress.


Melanye is also experienced in Swedish massage, deep tissue and reflexology.

Willow Humphrey, LMT #21372

Willow Humphrey, LMT, began studying bodywork in 2009, and has been a practicing therapist since 2011. Inspired by her own journey with chronic pain, Willow continues to learn and develop her own methods for effective healing for her clients.

Willow utilizes Intuitive Unwinding Therapeutic Bodywork, a unique, integrative blend of healing arts for aiding in the body's flow of chi: Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue, Manual Kinesthetic Therapy (Trager work influenced by Thai, Shiatsu & Acupressure), Reflexology, Reiki, Breema, Sound Healing and Wholistic Craniosacral Therapy. This work is deep, thorough, and restorative, and you’ll leave a session feeling lighter, more mobile, relaxed and energized.

Many of Willow's clients share profound energetic experiences in these sessions that bring the healing effects of massage to a deeper and more expansive level. Willow has an amazing ability to clear stagnant energy and fortify your major energy centers with renewed vitality and resilience.

 

Craniosacral Therapy is also available as a full session. Please inquire if interested!

 
Beth Warren, LMT #023255

 

A graduate of Mountain Heart School of Bodywork in Crested Butte, Colorado, Beth Ann Warren has been helping to restore balance as a massage therapist since 2012. She relocated to Southern Oregon and has been serving the local community for the past few years. Her education and practice include many modalities, primarily Deep Tissue and Neuromuscular Therapies as well as Prenatal and Internal Organ Massage.

 

Neuromuscular Therapy is a specialized form of deep tissue massage that is used as a way of 'resetting' muscles and communicating to the nervous system through a series of soft tissue manipulations and interactive muscular contractions. It can provide relief from chronic pain by addressing trigger points and releasing fascia.  

 

Internal Organ Massage is a specialized therapy that can contribute to improved organ function and further allow for detoxification, improved digestion and increased fertility while enhancing the immune system.

 

Beth believes in taking a holistic approach to wellness and can assist you in addressing the underlying thoughts or beliefs that may be influencing your health.  She provides an intuitive massage based on a client’s individual needs and can also incorporate energetic work, visualizations, and somatic listening to assist in healing the mind/body connection. Always looking to further her education and knowledge, she is currently expanding her focus to include youth who struggle with anxiety and depression.

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