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!
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.
Katherine Dillhoff, LMT #023255
Katherine Dillhoff graduated from The Everest Institute of Massage Therapy in Tigard, Oregon. She began her career in Massage Therapy in 2012.
Katherine helps her clients with issues that revolve around chronic pain including movement pattern dysfunctions and injury recovery. With a trained eye for detail, along with a background in neuromuscular studies and Medical Massage, Katherine uses a variety of deep breathing techniques to support her extensive training in a wide range of modalities such as trigger point therapy, soft tissue manipulation for stress relief, and Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization or (IASTM), which uses specially designed stainless steel instruments to assist in detecting and treating areas exhibiting scar tissue, soft tissue restriction, adhesions or chronic inflammation.
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.
Cameron Crowley, LMT #23813
Cameron has been a massage therapist for 5 years. Trained at the Cortiva Institute in Seattle, she has worked in luxury spas and with many insurance clients. She specializes in Structural Integration (via the Tom Myers Anatomy Trains program), a myofascial style of massage that treats pain and tightness. Cameron's clients often report that Structural Integration “hurts so good” and clients see real, lasting change in their posture, pain levels and overall perception of their bodies and movement. Cameron also gives an excellent Swedish relaxation massage.
Cameron is a committed DIYer in her own life, who loves permaculture and is building her own tiny house on wheels.
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.