LoDo Massage Studio Staff

Massage Therapist

Alexandra

MODALITIES: Swedish, Connective Tissue Therapy, Neuromuscular Therapy, Geriatric, Energy Palpation, Kinesthetic Awareness Through Movement, & Sports Massage

SPECIALTIES: Prenatal, Forearms, Feet, Face, Jaw, Hands, & Neck

Massage Therapist

Alicia

is a Licensed Massage Therapist with training and education from the Berkana Institute of Massage Therapy. "My number one goal is to help others feel amazing through a fusion of therapeutic and self-help techniques. I understand the body's needs to relax, repair, and recharge." She lives an active lifestyle so she understands her clients’ needs to find balance within their lives and body. Alicia is a body architect ready to design a plan to help with your body's needs!

MODALITIES: Swedish, Trigger Point, Sports Massage, Deep Tissue, Integrative, Myofascial Release, Ashiatsu Massage & Cupping

SPECIALTIES: Low back, neck, & sciatic pain

Massage Therapist

Alyssa

has been a Licensed Massage Therapist since 2013 when she graduated from Denver School of Massage Therapy. She absolutely LOVES being a massage therapist, helping people heal.

MODALITIES: Deep Tissue, Sports Massage, Trigger Point, Reflexology, Hot Stone & Swedish

SPECIALTIES: Prenatal, infants, children, neck, back, & feet

Massage Therapist

Aries

is a licensed massage therapist, certified personal trainer, and
dance instructor. A recent transplant to Denver from Washington, DC,
they graduated from Potomac Massage Training Institute in 2013, and
became a founding therapist at Freed Bodyworks. As the “team jock,”
they worked with active adults, particularly runners, cyclists,
triathletes, and gymnasts. In 2014, they worked with Alvin Ailey Dance
Theater and Cirque du Soleil during their DC tours. In 2015, they
began studying Thai massage at Old Medicine Hospital in Chiang Mai,
and currently incorporate that training into their table sessions.

As a member of the LGBTQ community, many of their clients have been
queer and trans; a growing part of their work has been providing a
safe space for clients healing from gender confirmation surgery. They
seek to help their clients feel more comfortable in their bodies, and
provide respectful care to anyone on their table.

Outside of their work, they are an avid dancer in the swing + blues
community, an emcee, and an enthusiastic cyclist.

MODALITIES: Deep Tissue, Sports Massage, Trigger Point, Thai Massage, Swedish

SPECIALTIES: Hips, Shoulders, Neck, chronic pain, athletic recovery pre & post event, anxiety/depression

 

Massage Therapist

Becca

An east coast transplant of 7 years, she grew up in Columbia, MD and completed her education at the Baltimore School of Massage in 2005. Rebecca's massage style is steady, firm flowing, and intuitive. She's a great match for those who want to relax but also have specific focus points. She lives in Boulder, CO and spends her free time biking, hiking, and organizing community events.

MODALITIES: Swedish, deep tissue, and trigger point

Massage Therapist

Beth

has providing bodywork since 2000. She graduated from the Denver School of Massage Therapy. She uses her strong communications skills and ability to relate effectively with individuals to help each client reach his/her health goals. She has a compassionate soul and open heart to people and animal.

MODALITIES: Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, & Swedish

Massage Therapist

Brandon

MODALITIES: Swedish, Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, Structural, & Myofascial Release

Massage Therapist

Delany

is a licensed massage therapist with certifications in neuromuscular therapy and trigger point therapy. She graduated from Colorado Institute of Massage Therapy in Colorado Springs with 850+ hours of training. Her style of bodywork is specific and thorough, but also very relaxing and connected. Born and raised in Colorado, she is so thankful for the opportunities to be connected to the community through healing touch and massage.


MODALITIES: aromatherapy, cupping (myofascial decompression), hot stone, lymphatic
drainage, swedish, trigger point therapy, prenatal, PTSD/touch response, and
reflexology


SPECIALITIES: tmj dysfunction/intraoral, headaches, and shoulders

Massage Therapist

Diana D.

is an LMT, graduate of the Massage Therapy Institute of Colorado, a Reiki Level Master III (ART) practioner and Craniosacral Therapist, CS1 and 2, Upledger Institute. Before finding her home at LoDo Massage, Diana worked at the SCI Recovery Project in Thornton. Here she used a combination of Myofascial Release and Reiki to help patients with spinal cord injuries. Diana has also worked at The Body Mind Energy Center and Cynergy Chiropractic in Denver. Diana's lighthearted yet grounded nature, combined with her life wisdom and empathy allows her to connect with people on a deep level. When not working, Diana spends most of her time hiking with her Malamute, Anouk and connecting to nature.

MODALITIES: Deep Tissue, Myofascial Release, Neuromuscular Therapy, Reiki, Craniosacral Therapy

SPECIALTIES: Hips and neck work

Massage Therapist

Diana M.

studied at the Berkana Institute of Massage Therapy in Longmont, Colorado. She is trained in a variety of modalities and techniques, including deep tissue, craniosacral therapy, sports, Thai, and trigger point therapy, and specializes in custom, integrative massage tailored specifically to each individual's body and daily stressors. 

 

SPECIALTIES: Shoulder girdle, hips, and back

Massage Therapist

Durea

has nearly a decade of dedication and has remained just as passionate about bodywork as when it first began to shape her life and the person she would grow to become. Two separate degrees from the Myotherapy Institute and the Colorado School of Healing Arts have helped pave the road to massage her way around the world, and work in numerous arenas. The magic of touch, the people she meets along the way, and the opportunity to aid in the healing of others, has provided endless inspiration. She is forever grateful for the relationship she carries with the work she does. 

Massage Therapist

Erin O.

got her 200hr YTT Certification in 2009, but having not felt complete in her bodywork education, she found herself in massage school shortly afer. She got her associates degree in Occupational Therapy, and became a licensed massage therapist in 2011in Long Island, NY. She practiced there for 6 years before moving to Glenwood Springs, CO. After a year of practicing in the mountains, she is ready to improve the health and wellness of the poeple in the beautiful city of Denver. She has an adaptive and intuitive deep flow in her massage techniques that focus on the structural and muscular well being of the client, while taking them to a deep, meditative state.  

Massage Therapist

Erin R. 

is a Licensed Massage Therapist from the Massage Therapy Institute of Colorado. She loves to encourage people to find their own sense of healthy living and happiness. She does this by educating clients on the restoration of their own body and practicing structural integration and relaxation methods during massage. Her goal is to provide a channel (and detailed treatment plan) for healing within the body, mind, and soul of every individual.

MODALITIES: Trigger Point, Neuromuscular, Deep Tissue, Sports, Joint Mobilization, Myofascial Release, Aromatherapy, Swedish, & Structural Balancing

SPECIALTIES: Realigning the body, Prenatal

Massage Therapist

Eryn H.

is originally from Santa Fe, New Mexico. From the get go Eryn had a drive for promoting one's health and wellness in all aspects of life. She moved to Colorado shortly after she graduated from Drew University in New Jersey, in order to further her goal of becoming a health professional. She soon discovered the Berkana Institute of Massage Therapy in Longmont, CO where she graduated with 600+ hours in bodywork training. During this time, massage therapy became a immediate passion of Eryn's since she discovered that she was able to apply her love of the sciences along with her artistic expression in order to create a unique massage for each and every client . Her passion for anatomy and how the muscles interact with one another, combined with her natural love of the arts gives her a style of massage that is therapeutic, while also creating a serene atmosphere for her clients. She has embarked on the journey of wellness, not only for herself, but for each and every client that she meets. As an Integrative Massage Specialist, she wants to find the solution for each of her clients in order to address their individual health concerns.

MODALITIES: Swedish, Deep Tissue, Myofascial Release, Sports Massage,Trigger Point, Facilitated Stretching, Hot Stone, Aromatherapy, Intra-Oral Massage, CranioSacral, Quantum Shiastu

SPECIALTIES: Low back, Hips, Whiplash

Massage Therapist

Ian

specializes in deep tissue and mobilization therapy designed to relieve pain and improve overall function with everyday movement. His passion for  health and wellness began with his passion for movement, team sports and  the mind-body-spirit connection. He received his certificate of education from the Costa Rica School of Massage Therapy. Ian utilizes techniques anchored in postural correction, reducing stress-tension, structural integration and pain management.

From Ian: “The goal of my practice is to treat each client as a whole, while helping to elicit healing in areas that over time may have lost function due to overuse, muscular imbalance, injury, or postural patterning habits. I believe every human being deserves the right to live and move pain free. My approach is to work with the client to identify and treat restrictions that inhibit daily use.”


Therapeutic Modalities Used: Ischemic Compression & Triggerpoint Therapy, Myofascial Release, Pre/Post-Event Sports Massage, Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF), Positional Release Therapy, Joint Mobilization and Range of Motion (ROM) technique, Scar-Tissue Rehabilitation


In his free time, Ian enjoys weightlifting, hiking, backpacking, biking, domestic and international travel, along with spending time with his family.

Massage Therapist

Jeff

is a Licensed Massage Therapist and a single father to a beautiful boy. When his wife was going through chemotherapy, it gave him purpose to try and help others in pain through massage. He has been giving massages since he was a trainer in high school, but became a licensed massage therapist 8 years ago. Jeff could not be happier with his job of making people feel better and the fulfillment he gest from that is priceless.

Massage Therapist

Jennifer S.

is a Licensed Massage Therapist who graduated from Denver School of Massage Therapy. After a traumatic car accident and years of ER visits, pain meds, and lower back pain that prevented her from walking some days, she found true relief from massage therapy. Nothing makes her happier than a massage client who comes in with a specific pain or problem. Jennifer listens and uses different modalities to get to the root of the problem - not just the symptoms. She’s been described as patient and strong when battling tight and stubborn spots. Her clients leave pain free, relaxed, and happy.

MODALITIES: Myofascial Release, Trigger Point, Structural Integration, Aromatherapy, Deep Tissue, Hot Stone, Swedish, Reflexology, Sports, Medical, & Injuries

SPECIALTIES: Rehabilitation, Injuries, Neck, Shoulders, Back, Psoas, Hips, & Prenatal

Massage Therapist

Jodi

is a Licensed Massage Therapist who graduated from the Colorado School of Healing Arts in 2008. Specializing in sports and injury massage, she enjoys working with performance-based clientele. At the same time, she can meet anyone's needs, from marathoners and triathletes to desk jockeys. She sees massage as a necessity for some, rather than a luxury. It is most useful when performed on a regular basis to prevent injury and future degenerative conditions that can result in surgery. Plus, it just feels amazing!

MODALITIES: Swedish, Deep Tissue, Sports, Injury, Acustretch, & Trigger Point

SPECIALTIES: Prenatal, TMJ, Sports Injury, Hips, Neck, & Shoulders

Massage Therapist

Kalindi

is a Licensed Massage Therapist who graduated from the Massage Therapy Institute of Colorado in 2008. She is a Reiki Instructor, a Certified Hypnotherapist, and earned a Bachelor’s in Contemplative Psychology from Naropa University. She has also studied Herbology, completed 3 levels of Reiki, and has been training with The Way of The Heart for more than a decade. Using her intuition, training, and skill, she will customize each session to meet the needs of the individual.

MODALITIES: Neuromuscular, Deep Tissue, PNF Stretching, Reiki, Swedish, Joint Mobilization, PNF Stretching, & Guided Visualization

SPECIALTIES: Neck, Low Back, & Hips

Massage Therapist

Laura

Currently residing in Denver Colorado, Laura Koznarek is deeply rooted in the healing arts community. A graduate from Massage Therapy Institute of Colorado, with focused training in Swedish, deep tissue, and NMT/ Trigger Point massage techniques. She also enjoys using joint range of motion and hot stone techniques to focus on the whole body. Laura works to assist her clients in relieving stress-related tension, reducing chronic pain and correcting musculoskeletal dysfunction. She believes therapeutic massage enhances the health and well-being of one’s mind, body and spirit. Deeply committed to listening to her client’s needs and addressing them in the most effective and efficient way. Laura strives to keep kindness and compassion in her everyday practice.

Massage Therapist

Lauren

Originally a Louisiana native, Lauren Chriceol is a Licensed Massage Therapist in the state of Colorado. She moved to Colorado on a mission to find personal health and wellness. She knew in order to better serve those around her, she needed to start from within. Surrounded by the majectic powers of the Rocky Mountains, she found just that. In 2017, Lauren graduated Valedictorian from the Berkana Institute of Massage Therapy in Longmont, CO with 600+ hours of accelerated bodywork training. She has embarked on a promising career of empowering those around her to seek health and balance for themselves. Through the practice of massage therapy, she has found the most vital things she cherishes in life: creativity, compassion, and healing. Her mission is to genuinely connect with others and to seek solutions to their personal health concerns. Lauren believes in the body's ability to heal itself and utilizes her expertise to assist in this process. She specializes in therapeutic massage with the intention of finding relief from pain. Her sessions involve an integrative approach., combining deep tissue massage, trigger point work, Swedish massage, stretching, myofascial work, joint manipulation, cupping therapy, and hot stones. While firm pressure is her strength, relaxation and comfort are still the ideal goal. Massage is truly an artistic expression for Lauren.

Massage Therapist

Lucy

became a Licensed Massage Therapist after graduating from Mount Nittany Institute of Natural Health in 2006. Lucy has practiced the art and science of massage on the east coast, New Zealand, and now in Denver. She works hard to be the best in her field and is enthusiastic in continuing to learn and grow as a massage therapist. Lucy feels so lucky to have found her calling in life and looks forward to growing in her field while helping clients meet their massage goals.

MODALITIES: Sports, Deep Tissue, Myofascial, Injuries, Medical, Ashiatsu/Ashiatsu-Thai, Hot Stone, & Swedish

SPECIALTIES: Prenatal, TMJ, Neck, Jaw, Back, & Hips

Massage Therapist

Maret

is a Licensed Massage Therapist who graduated from the Berkana Institute of Massage therapy. After growing up in Estonia, then traveling and exploring what the world has to offer, Maret fell in love with both Colorado and massage therapy (from her time in Thailand). She continues to live an active life, skiing, hiking, running, and yoga, so she is attuned to the special massage needs of athletes and those with active lifestyles. Every person is different, so Maret incorporates different techniques and stretches to create a unique experience for each client.

MODALITIES: Swedish, Deep Tissue, Injury, Stretches, Myofascial Release, Thai, Zero Balancing, Shiatsu, & Sports

SPECIALTIES: Neck, Injury, Stretches

Massage Therapist

Micah

graduated from Heritage College in 2005 with an Associate's in Massage Therapy. He also has an Associate's in Science, is a certified personal trainer, and has taught some group classes. He has always had a piqued interest in the body and the way it works. Much of his career as a massage therapist has been focused on helping people recovering from injuries. He loves blending his personal training and massage skills together to give his clients "homework" to help further their results and recovery, as well as, give them the educations and the keys to being able to keep their bodies more balances and healthy, with or without him. He truly cares about fixing his clients and not having them be reliant on treatments forever. 

SPECIALTIES: A blend of deep tissue, sports, neuromuscular, myofascial release, and stretching.

Massage Therapist

Michelle B.

is a Licensed Massage Therapist who graduated from the Crestone Healing Arts Center in 2003. She often combines a variety of modalities throughout her treatments to customize each massage for her clients. Her strong, yet gentle and effective, techniques help to bring even the most sore, stressed, and overworked bodies back into balance. Michelle believes in treating the body as a whole through energetic, hands-on therapy that brings the body and mind into harmony.

MODALITIES: Swedish, Deep Tissue, Sports, Ashiatsu, Hot/Cold Stones, Reflexology, Stretches, Relaxation, Rehabilitation, & Sports Injuries

SPECIALTIES: Deep Tissue, Relaxation, Shoulders, Low Back/Hips, Feet & Scalp

Massage Therapist

Monica

Graced with the mist of the Pacific, Monica was born in Okinawa, Japan and raised in the tropical paradise of America —Honolulu, Hawaii; she found residence in the Pacific Northwest state of Oregon from 2008-2018 before deciding to pursue her career as a massage therapist in Denver, Colorado. Monica graduated from the highly acclaimed, intensive and holistic massage therapy program in Longmont Colorado, led by Jill Berkana at The Berkana Institute of Massage Therapy.
   Monica is passionate about the human as a whole. After pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, she quickly realized that the mind is a powerful part of the whole, and decided that caring for the body is a large part in nourishing the mind. The human is a holistic creature, and when we learn to connect our bodies with our mind, we can overcome some of the challenges we face in our world.


MODALITIES: Aromatherapy, Swedish, Sports, Integrative, Deep Tissue/Neuromuscular/Myofascial Release, Prenatal, Cupping

SPECIALTIES: Neck, Shoulders, Back

Massage Therapist

Naomi

has been practicing massage for 8 years. She became a therapist because it was a childhood dream. She loves what she does and can't imagine doing anything else. Naomi believes dreams are never too far out to accomplish. 

SPECIALTIES: Deep Tissue

Massage Therapist

Paige

possesses a highly intuitive, mindful, and thorough approach to her bodywork. She carefully listens to the body  in order to effectively communicate with it. Combining her knowledge of muscle specific trigger point therapy techniques, and myofascial release, she blends in deep flowing Swedish massage, providing a session that is both relaxing and effective. She facilitates gentle structural shifts to the body's alignment. Paige specializes in providing relief with clients who have headaches as well as chronic discomfort in the head, neck, and shoulders. While her style is very detail oriented and specific, she believes massage doesn't have to hurt to be effective. By focusing on each guest's sense of comfort and relaxation, she uses energetic balancing techniques such as craniosacral therapy, acupressure, Thai massage, and Shiatsu to achieve deep tissue results without the pain and discomfort. Her massage is very integrative and specialized to the client's goal and specific needs, providing a balanced session that is both grounding and relieves all types of pain. 

Massage Therapist

Rachel B.

is a licensed massage therapist since 2016 and graduated from the Berkana Institute of Massage Therapy. She believes that the time on the table belongs to you and is here to help you achieve your goals. Rachel loves the transformative power of massage and how it promotes wellness for the WHOLE you. Knowing that every person brings in different situations, injuries and complaints each session is individually crafted and tailored to specifically meet that clients needs through a therapeutic yet relaxing approach. 

MODALITIES: Trigger point, neuromuscular therapy, deep tissue, sports massage, myofascial release, Swedish

SPECIALTIES: upper back, shoulders, neck, legs, hips and glutes

Massage Therapist

Rachel W.

is a Licensed Massage Therapist and Esthetician who graduated from the Institute of Beauty & Wellness in 2007. She is focused on a holistic, natural approach to healing, and has an integrative style of deep work. Rachel customizes every session to make sure it fits each individual’s needs. She loves learning and believes the world of massage therapy has endless opportunities to grow herself and her career. She wants to be the best for her clients because they deserve the best.

MODALITIES: Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, Hot Stone, Reflexology, & Swedish

SPECIALTIES: Prenatal, Headaches, Rotator cuff, Neck, Shoulders, & Upper body

Massage Therapist

Sarah W.

is a Licensed Massage Therapist who graduated from the Nevada School of Massage Therapy in 2014. Her goal in beginning her career was to make her life and the lives of those around her better. She is at her best professionally when solving a problem or puzzle, so she excels in deeper work for tension and pain relief, incorporating sports stretching, myofascial release, trigger point therapy, and structural integration. This ensures a comprehensive and balanced approach for each client’s unique treatment plan. She enjoys helping clients reduce and manage pain and tension.

MODALITIES: Sports, Stretching, Myofascial Release, Trigger Point, Structural Integration, Aromatherapy, & Swedish

SPECIALTIES: Headaches, Neck, Shoulders, Low Back, & Hips

Massage Therapist

Sasha

is a Licensed Massage Therapist from the Berkana Institute of Massage Therapy where she graduated as valedictorian in 2013. Her style of massage is an integrative blend of therapeutic treatment and relaxation; aimed at addressing the body as a whole rather than separate parts. Using her strong knowledge of anatomy and a wide range of pressure and depth, she fluidly transitions between different modalities and techniques to create a massage that is both work of art and therapeutically effective. Whether you are seeking chronic pain relief, recovering from injury, or simply looking to relax, Sasha will create a unique session or treatment plan tailored to your needs.

MODALITIES:Swedish, Deep Tissue, Myofascial Release, Trigger Point, Neuromuscular, Sports, Injury, Hot Stone, Aromatherapy, Hydrotherapy, Active/Passive Stretching, & Craniosacral

SPECIALTIES: Prenatal, Neck, Head, Arms, Shoulders, Low Back, Hips, Legs, Sciatic Pain, Disc Issues, & Rotator Cuff/Shoulder Girdle, Chronic Pain

Massage Therapist

Tesla

is a Licensed Massage Therapist who graduated from Massage Therapy Institute of Colorado in 2011, and she is a certified personal trainer. She likes to continually work with healers of many types to provide a holistic approach to caring for the body. To Tesla, massage therapy is a means of expression, a necessity, and a way of life. We too easily forget that taking care of our body and mind should be above all. With each client, she seeks to co-create a treatment plan so that all of her client’s massage goals can be met. Between using different massage techniques and discussing self-care methods, she hopes to maximize every massage session. Tesla is dedicated to helping individuals get their bodies back to a natural, stress-free, and pain-free state. She believes when the body and mind connect, a person can experience amazing healing.

MODALITIES: Myofascial, Deep Tissue, Craniosacral, Thai, Structural, & Neuromuscular

SPECIALTIES: Neck, Pecs, Glutes, Hips Flexors, Stretching the Hips & Lower Body