Therapists

Anne True

Training: Bancroft School of Massage Therapy, Worcester, MA (500 hrs, grad. 1989), Minnesota Center for Shiatsu Study (now Centerpoint), Minneapolis, MN (500 hrs, grad. 1994). Technique: Anne has been a massage therapist for over 20 years, with over 1000 hours of training. Her treatments combine a variety of techniques, primarily Swedish massage and Shiatsu (acupressure.) She uses a combination of deep tissue and specific work with relaxation techniques (and varies the amount of pressure depending on the client’s needs). Anne uses Shiatsu points to balance energy on physical and emotional levels. Scope of Work: Relaxation massage, Specific injuries, neck and back pain, headaches, PMS, energetic support for emotional issues, pregnancy (especially late pregnancy), injuries from auto accidents.Payment: can be made at the time of service by check or cash to Anne True. Insurance: Anne does not take insurance cases at this time.

Laurie MacLeod

Laurie has been a licensed massage therapist since 1989. She graduated from the Bancroft School of Massage Therapy in Worcester, Massachusetts; a 500 hour American Massage Therapy Association accredited program. Training focused on Anatomy and Physiology, Swedish massage technique, Shiatsu, sports massage and Pathology. Laurie’s further study has focused on Myofascial Release, CranioSacral Therapy, Structural Energetic Therapy and Trager Approach. Sine 1996, Laurie has been a Certified Massage Therapist by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork.

Mary Melton

Mary graduated from Body Wisdom Massage School in Des Moines, IA in 2005. Her 740 hour training focused on Deep Tissue, Sports Massage, Myofascial Release, Trigger Point, and Swedish. Her program also included Anatomy & Physiology, Kinesiology, and Pathology. She has had further training in Sports Massage and Barefoot Deep Tissue Massage. Mary is a former massage school educator. She is a member of ABMP and has passed the National Certification Massage Board Exam. Your session is uniquely designed to help you achieve your goals of decreased muscle pain, stiffness, and stress relief. It may involve specfic, focused work which unwinds muscle tension through a combination of deep tissue, myofascial release, & stretching. This can help chronic tightness & specific muscle injuries. Other choices include Swedish massage for relaxation or light massage to reduce swelling from arthritis. If you wish to receive insurance reimbursement, you must pay cash at the time of service and Mary will provide you with a receipt for you to submit to your insurance carrier.

Erika Brant

Erika is a graduate of the Minneapolis School of Massage & Bodywork with 650 hours of training in Esalen, Swedish massage, deep tissue, connective tissue, and trigger point therapy, as well as comprehensive coursework in anatomy, physiology, and pathology. She is certified by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork and is a member of the Association of Bodyworkers and Massage Professionals. Scope of Practice: Deep tissue work, Swedish and relaxation massage, trigger point therapy. Erika uses a combination of techniques to address the needs of each client. This may include applying varying amounts of pressure or incorporating stretches to release tension and relieve pain. Erika specializes in muscle-specific deep tissue work.

Meredyth Johnson Kramschuster

Meredyth specializes in Prenatal, Postpartum, & Rehabilitative Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork. She has a special passion for supporting women and their families during the transition to parenthood and lifelong. Meredyth accepts cash, gift cards, and credit cards for services.

Carol

Carol describes her style as bodywork, emphasis on work. It is a combination of all her training but most commonly described as sports therapy. She is excited to assist you in your active quest for maintaining or improving your life movement.

Babs Pilling

Clients can schedule with Babs by leaving a phone # and name with the Open Hands receptionist. Babs will call client back to schedule.

Stacy Dunn

I am no longer taking new clients. Sorry for the inconvenience. Stacy