Meet Our Therapists


Open Book (Downtown Minneapolis Office)

David (Tier 4)

David graduated from Center Point School for Massage in 2001 and was certified as a Neuromuscular Therapist (CNMT) by the International Academy of Neuromuscular Studies in 2003. David uses a combination of deep tissue/neuromuscular, Swedish and various myofascial techniques to create the effects desired during your massage, be it for relaxation, recovery from injury, chronic pain or repetitive activities.

Emily (Tier 4)

Emily graduated from Blue Sky School of Massage in Madison, WI in 2003. She specializes in therapeutic deep tissue, sports, swedish and pregnancy massage and integrates other modalities into every massage to get the best results out of every session. “I love listening to every clients individual issues and using my knowledge of the body and intuition to get the best results. I am a problem solver. If a complaint arises that I am unfamiliar with, I will educate myself to figure out the best solution to the clients issue.” She believes that incorporating many different alternative therapies, along with strength, exercise and stretching is the best way to total body wellness.

Malaya (Tier 3)

Malaya began the study of Thai massage with Kam Thye Chow in 2002. After graduating from Colorado College with a degree in Dance, she has  developed an eclectic approach to healing movement and manual therapy incorporating Alexander technique, Bartenieff fundamentals, yoga, Pilates and somatic therapy. In 2010, Malaya completed the advanced practitioner program with ITM in Chiang Mai, Thailand and is also qualified as a professor of Thai Yoga Massage. Her other specialties include: deep tissue, prenatal and postnatal massage, lymphatic drainage, chi nei tsang (abdominal massage), reflexology, tui na and guasha treatments. She has had the honor of being on the healing journey with clients of every age, ability, stage of rehabilitation or recovery.

Charlie Ann (Tier 2)

Charlie graduated from the Costa Rica School of Massage Therapy in April of 2016 and is a current member of the American Massage Therapy Association. Her passion is rooted in understanding the body, mind and spirit to lead herself and others to a healthier, happier lifestyle. As an alignment-based Hatha Yoga instructor, she incorporates her knowledge of structural alignment to help bring the body into balance through massage. Using a variety of techniques including Swedish, Myofascial Release, Trigger Point Therapy and Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation she provides a personalized massage for different needs such as relaxation, pain relief and increase in range of motion.

Rachel (Tier 1)

Rachel graduated from The Salon Pressional Academy’s massage therapy program in November of 2015. Since then she has continued extensive study in myofascial release, neuromuscular therapy and proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation. She believes that massage is extremely effective in the treatment of chronic pain and injury, but if also highly  beneficial for anyone to help maintain the quality of muscular and connective tissue. In light of this, she strives to work with each client to create an individualized treatment plan that will meet their specific needs. 

Deborah (Tier 1)

Deb graduated from The Swedish Institute School of Massage in 1988. Deb specializes in Deep Tissue therapeutic massage integrating it with trigger point therapy, assisted and passive stretching and joint mobilization techniques. Deb is also trained in swedish and pregnancy massage. Natural methods of healing work with the intelligence of the body and its essential role of homeostasis and balance. Deb sees her part in this as one of facilitation, support, comfort and as a reminder of each ones natural ability to heal themselves. Debs goal is to care for people by helping bring attention to the energetic whole of their mind, body and spirit.

Andy (Tier 1)

Andy graduated from National Massage Therapy Institute of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 2012. He specialized in sports massage and stretching with a focus on athletic recovery. He applies his knowledge of specific muscles used in various sports and daily activities to assist in recovery and relaxation. Andy incorporates swedish massage, myofascial release, trigger point therapy and deep tissue to increase circulation and range of motion. His passion for massage and the physiology of the body allows him to effectively treat hard working muscles for a healthier recovery.

 

 

Victory (North Minneapolis Office)

David (Tier 4)

David graduated from Center Point School for Massage in 2001 and was certified as a Neuromuscular Therapist (CNMT) by the International Academy of Neuromuscular Studies in 2003. David uses a combination of deep tissue/neuromuscular, Swedish and various myofacial techniques to create the effects desired during your massage, be it for relaxation, recovery from injury, chronic pain or repetitive activities.

Malaya (Tier 3)

Malaya began the study of Thai massage with Kam Thye Chow in 2002. After graduating from Colorado College with a degree in Dance, she has  developed an eclectic approach to healing movement and manual therapy incorporating Alexander technique, Bartenieff fundamentals, yoga, Pilates and somatic therapy. In 2010, Malaya completed the advanced practitioner program with ITM in Chiang Mai, Thailand and is also qualified as a professor of Thai Yoga Massage. Her other specialties include: deep tissue, prenatal and postnatal massage, lymphatic drainage, chi nei tsang (abdominal massage), reflexology, tui na and guasha treatments. She has had the honor of being on the healing journey with clients of every age, ability, stage of rehabilitation or recovery.

Charlie Ann (Tier 2)

Charlie graduated from the Costa Rica School of Massage Therapy in April of 2016 and is a current member of the American Massage Therapy Association. Her passion is rooted in understanding the body, mind and spirit to lead herself and others to a healthier, happier lifestyle. As an alignment-based Hatha Yoga instructor, she incorporates her knowledge of structural alignment to help bring the body into balance through massage. Using a variety of techniques including Swedish, Myofascial Release, Trigger Point Therapy and Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation she provides a personalized massage for different needs such as relaxation, pain relief and increase in range of motion.

Rachel (Tier 1)

Rachel graduated from The Salon Pressional Academy’s massage therapy program in November of 2015. Since then she has continued extensive study in myofascial release, neuromuscular therapy and proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation. She believes that massage is extremely effective in the treatment of chronic pain and injury, but if also highly  beneficial for anyone to help maintain the quality of muscular and connective tissue. In light of this, she strives to work with each client to create an individualized treatment plan that will meet their specific needs. 

Andy (Tier 1)

Andy graduated from National Massage Therapy Institute of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 2012. He specialized in sports massage and stretching with a focus on athletic recovery. He applies his knowledge of specific muscles used in various sports and daily activities to assist in recovery and relaxation. Andy incorporates swedish massage, myofascial release, trigger point therapy and deep tissue to increase circulation and range of motion. His passion for massage and the physiology of the body allows him to effectively treat hard working muscles for a healthier recovery