Our Massage Therapists
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
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!
Mia Ferrell RCST®
Mia's connection with the healing arts began as a child and inspired her to practice as an LMT from 1996 through 2006. Having begun the study of Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy to aid in her personal healing journey, her completion of the 700hr Certification Training has beautifully transformed into offering this non-invasive healing modality to the community. Mia's intention as a practitioner is one of gentle listening and witnessing.
Biodynamic approach to Craniosacral Therapy administers gentle-touch therapy that works with the wholeness of our being and the intrinsic forces of health within the body. The body’s own intelligence is gently welcomed to down-regulate in order to resource its natural state of innate wholeness.
Abigail Southgate, LMT #15967
Abigail Southgate is an expert-level John F. Barnes Myofascial Release (MFR) practitioner. She has been working as an LMT for over 10 years. Her “Fascial Massage” engages your fascial system, allowing your body to release pain causing restrictions. While the touch is deep it is not forced and quickly you and Abigail are connected energetically as she supports your body’s natural ability to heal itself. Her MFR massage based practice is complemented and further energized by her passion for, and coaching in, aromatherapy, the therapeutic use of tuning forks, and intuitively-channeled information. You will remember how good your body feels!
Abigail’s personal journey through pain has given her a unique perspective and passion for the art of hands-on, intuitive and energetic healing therapies. Her personal path towards health has included extensive healing with JFB Myofascial Release, private training with spiritual advisors, aromatherapy, and travel to Brazil to be with John of God. Her passion is to support others as they experience the power within to heal and have Thriving Health!