Kate has been a professional massage therapist for seven years. She attended the Aveda Institute of Beauty and Wellness where she fell in love with helping people live pain-free lives. She specializes in Deep Tissue, MyoFascial Release, and Neuromuscular Therapy, as well as other therapeutic and relaxation modalities, to help her clients achieve their wellness goals. An integral part of every session is teaching self care and sharing tools for you to use at home to aid the targeted treatment plan which is catered to your specific body needs. She's very excited to help you on your wellness journey.
Each of our team members are experienced, licensed, and brings a totally unique energy and approach to healing. We are proud of the diverse skills of the Healium team, and we think you'll be happy with whomever you choose.
Dorothy has been a massage therapist for 12+ years. She focuses her continuing education and practice in the area of the fascial/connective tissue system of the body. Dorothy utilizes CranioSacral Therapy and the Barral Institute's Neural Manipulation techniques to help open blocked areas and stimulate the body's own healing mechanisms. She also enjoys basic relaxation and therapeutic massage. She is a second degree Reiki practitioner. Massage therapy gives her the opportunity to help people overcome pain and stress.
Sasha looks forward to working together with clients on their journey to wellness. As a therapist, she believes in holistic healing to help clients achieve a healthy balanced life. She will create a customized massage for each person to regain balance and reduce pain and stress. She graduated from East-West Healing Arts Institute so her focus is on eastern therapeutic massage integrated with traditional western massage. She is specialized in Tui Na, acupressure, cupping, shiatsu, trigger point and hot stone massage.
Michelle has been a Massage Therapist for 16+ years. There is great power in the partnership that happens between a good therapist and an educated client and it can be miraculous. She practices customizing massage for each of her clients. She works within your comfort zone to achieve the best result for you. She combines Swedish, Trigger Point, Site Specific, Deep Tissue, Prenatal and any other relevant techniques. She is educated to make the partnership between therapist and client the best it can be.
Julia graduated from the Aveda Institute of Beauty and Wellness where her role as a healer first developed. She went into massage with the purpose of caring for others as well as an interest in holistic medicine and the human body. She believes that self-care is extremely important for everyone and advocates for it through her daily life and practice. She enjoys doing a variety of modalities including deep tissue, Trigger Point therapy, Swedish, hot stone, and reflexology. She believes trust is a key element in true relaxation and healing in her sessions. She strives to make her clients feel warmly accepted, welcomed, and safe.
Monica graduated from the Chicago School of Massage Therapy and has been practicing since 1999.
Using Swedish, deep tissue, trigger point, myofascial release and hot stone therapy, she customizes each massage to the specific needs of each client. She uses a technique called Dermo-neuro-modulation (used for relief from acute/chronic pain through gentle manipulation of the subcutaneous nerves) and applies gentle abdominal Visceral Manipulation techniques when needed, as trained from the Barral Institute. She is a doula certified in prenatal massage and is professionally trained in lymphatic draining focusing on post plastic surgery, specifically in post "Brazilian Butt-Lift" surgery. She is passionate about the connection between mind/body and the pain cycle. Monica is an empathetic facilitator for healing through Massage and a Reiki practitioner. She brings compassion and care to every session and every client. (Monica does not work on moms in first trimester.)