Most Popular Service: Deep Therapeutic Relaxation Aromatherapy
Brands Used: DoTERRA-certified pure therapeutic-grade essential oils
Staff Size: 1 person
Parking: Parking lot
Handicap Accessible: No
Pro Tip: It is helpful to visit the website to print out intake forms to fill out prior to the initial appointment.
Sometimes the little things make all the difference. Do you bake any supplementary services into your main services?
Come and experience a truly relaxing and invitingly deep massage. I strive to make my bodywork as relaxing as it is therapeutic. I blend several different styles such as, Swedish relaxation, deep-therapeutic relaxation, myofascial release, neuromuscular treatment, and aromatherapy into my massage to provide you with a profoundly relaxing and effective massage experience.
Because of the intensity and uniqueness of my work, I usually see no more than three or four clients a day to make sure that I can give you the best massage experience possible. I also leave you plenty of time after your massage to relax on the table and dress in a leisurely manner.
Do you use any products or brands you're particularly proud of? What makes them uniquely effective?
DoTERRA CPTG-certified pure therapeutic-grade essential oils are 100% pure, natural, aromatic compounds carefully extracted from plants. They do not contain fillers or artificial ingredients that would dilute their active qualities, and they are free of contaminants such as pesticides or other chemical residues.
What is the best reaction you’ve ever gotten from a client?
From a 90-years-young female client receiving her first massage as a gift from her daughter, "If heaven is anything like this, I am ready to go."
Is there anything else you want to add that we didn't cover?
A fair portion of MassageBeneficial's mission is to empower my clients with tools for safe, effective self-care between visits. Most people cannot afford a massage everyday or even every time they feel the need. For those wishing to learn more about natural approaches to wellness and self-care, I offer private consultations and education around which essential oils or blends may be the most effective in supporting a client's individual emotional or physical concerns.
Todd Hymel was chugging along, getting his bachelor’s degree from LSU when the universe intervened. While meditating with his friends in Santa Fe, Todd had a vision that directed him to study acupuncture and Chinese medicine. Packing up just his bike, tent, sleeping bag, and some summer clothes, Todd set out for Seattle to study at Bastyr University. Acupuncture Clinic NW represents the culmination of Todd’s journey, where he and his fellow practitioners balance bodies using traditional Eastern medicine. Clients can seek solace from pain through traditional acupuncture, cupping, herbal remedies, or bodywork that blends acupressure with shiatsu.
Lake Washington Massage Therapy has cultivated a roster of therapists who all have backgrounds in rehabilitation. These therapists can each render at least one of the center's reparative modalities, such as medical massage and sports conditioning. The latter works to resolve chronic muscular problems, such as sciatica and carpal tunnel syndrome. The earth-toned lobby echoes the relaxing nature of the massage treatments, encouraging ease and calm right away.
The massage therapists behind Body Therapy Group practice varied modalities based on their areas of expertise. Timarie Hansen has spent the past 15 years helping clients after vehicular and on-the-job accidents, whereas Karla Miller pulls double duty as she doles out therapeutic massages and heals clients’ energies and spirits as a reiki master. The final member of the team is aesthetician Jayme Williams, who is known for her Brazilian waxes.
Joe Lavin, a licensed massage therapist, and Wendy Lavin, a licensed physical therapist, combined their anatomical knowledge to develop the Power of Touch Workshop. The aim of the couples-focused workshop is to foster a lifelong affinity for massage, letting participants both practice massage techniques and experience massage benefits at the hands of their partner. With a low student-to-teacher ratio, sessions promise adequate individual attention and an intimate environment in which to knead away knots and loosen spines. After the workshop, students not only come away with a deeper appreciation for massage and joints looser than a broken door handle, but they also receive lifetime access to Power of Touch’s alumni area, a network of massage resources that includes videos, articles, and additional workshops.
Going beyond the pure pursuit of relaxation, the practitioners at Monroe Therapeutic Massage P.S. work closely with doctors, chiropractors, and hospitals to help ensure a more well-rounded result. To accommodate a variety of clients, the staff has outfitted each massage room with cushy tables perched hydraulic lifts. The highly accessible tables make it easy for patients in wheelchairs or with limited mobility to enjoy a seamless transition from the outside world to the indoor relaxation station. For additional comfort, the beds also feature heaters that allow patients to fully unwind and soften any butter packets that may have been pocketed during last night’s dinner date.