The Therapists at Stowe Village Massage
Beth believes bringing awareness to the body/mind condition is the first step to relaxing, releasing tension, and allowing the amazing body to balance. Seeking the client’s most beneficial, unique response, she may use a variety of techniques from over 22 years of experience. Her training and interests include Therapeutic, Shiatsu and Thai massage, Hot Stones, Cupping, MLD, Reiki, Integrated Energy Therapy (IET) and the connection of thought to physical manifestation. She is a Nationally Certified massage therapist.
Cassandra starting learning massage at the age of fifteen by working on guests and family at the retreat center she grew up on. As soon as she could, she graduated from the Green Mountain Massage School in 2015 where she was trained in Deep Tissue, Swedish, Reflexology, Hot/Cold Stone Massage, Aromatherapy and Hydrotherapy modalities. Cassandra is passionate about healing the body and the mind. While working as a massage therapist, Cassandra is also working toward her Master’s degree in Counseling. Cassandra is also a certified equine massage therapist.
Holly began her studies in body-mind healing in the early 90’s with trainings in Polarity Therapy, Brain Gym and Touch for Health. In 2004, after many years working on friends and family, she received her national certification in massage from CCV. Since then she has received training in neuromuscular therapy, myoskeletal therapy and core myofascial release. Holly is especially interested in deep tissue and myofascial approaches, and in the body-mind effect, including meditation. Listening to the needs of clients, and adjusting sessions as we go is especially rewarding.
Jenn S is a 2013 graduate of The Pyramid Holistic Massage School in Rutland, Vermont. This holistic program focused on healing the physical body while using intuition to tune into the body’s energetic field. She is trained in several types of massage including relaxing Swedish massage, deep tissue, maternity, sports massage, hot stone, reflexology and reiki. In 2013 Jennifer received her Bachelors of Science degree from Johnson State College with a concentration on science-based Wellness and Alternative Medicine. Her educational background has provided her with experience in herbal healing, the practice of yoga, and stress reduction techniques. Jenn enjoys incorporating deep breathing into her practice when necessary, and believes body work is an essential part in practicing wellness.When she is not practicing massage you can find Jenn coaching others on the slopes and enjoying the mountains.
Mary holds a certificate of Massage Therapy from Green Mountain Massage School. She has been trained in Deep Tissue, Swedish and Therapeutic massage, and Reflexology, Hot/Cold Stone Massage, Aromatherapy, and Hydrotherapy modalities. During her time with GMMS she participated in Johnson State College Wellness Day, introducing chair massage to community members. She volunteered at the 2014 Burlington City Marathon, giving massages to athletes post-race. She looks forward to exploring the many health benefits of massage.
Mary Ellen is a nationally board certified therapeutic massage & bodywork practitioner (NCBTMB) and a member of ABMP. Before coming to massage therapy, her educational background was in nuclear medical technology and emergency medicine. Her desire to help people heal and prevent injury is what motivated and inspired her to become a massage therapist. Mary Ellen began her practice in 2009 after studying at the Community College of VT in Morrisville. She has had training in Swedish, Deep Tissue, Reflexology, Acupressure, Hot Stone and Thai massage. Mary Ellen believes listening well is an integral factor in her success with her clients.
Mia has been the Massage Manager at Stowe Village Massage since March 2012. She graduated from Bancroft School of Massage Therapy, Worcester MA in 1997 and holds a MA State license in Muscular Therapy and is a member of AMTA. Mia has had extensive training in anatomy and physiology as well as pregnancy massage, Myofascial Release, Trigger Point Therapy, Stone massage and stretching. She has also studied Reiki and Clinical Orthopedic Massage. Mia combines a variety of modalities in order to achieve the client’s needs and goals for their massage.
Mindy is a recent graduate of Balance Massage School in Waterbury, Vermont. As a long time yoga instructor, massage seemed like a natural add-on. Mindy is a member of ABMP, and is trained in Swedish, deep tissue, hot stone and sports massage. She loves combining the two healing arts of yoga and massage and working with people who have been playing in the snow all day!
Melanie is a Nationally Board Certified Massage Therapist and is licensed in the State of Oregon. She graduated from Central Oregon Community College in 2009. Her style incorporates an Integrative approach which blends Eastern and Western techniques. Although sessions are designed to meet the needs and goals of each client, her approach tends to lean towards addressing fascial restrictions by using a thicker emollient while incorporating acupressure and Thai massage stretches. In her free time she enjoys gardening, being in nature, practicing yoga and traveling.
Sonja has been practicing the art of massage therapy for 22 years and Esthetics for 11 years. She is a graduate of Johnson State College with a B.S. in Health Science, a graduate of The Vermont School of Professional Massage and The Vermont School of Cosmetology. She incorporates a blend of massage modalities she has acquired over the years through study and practice. Each massage is unique to the individual. Modalities used could include: Swedish, Trigger Point, Shiatsu, Compression, Sports, Reflexology, Deep Tissue, Stretching, Holding, Rocking and PNF. She also practices energy techniques including: Reiki, Chakra Balancing and North American Indigenous energy healing techniques. In addition to these modalities she is also well versed in alternative medicine practices: Herbalism, supplements, organic gardening, food combining, cooking, juicing, meditation, crystals and sound therapy/healing.
Sunshine says being a healer has been a life passion, dedicating more than half of her life to studying various modalities for wellness. They include becoming a Certified Nutrition Educator, Acupressure, Certified Massage Therapist, Aromatherapy, Reiki 2 Certification, as a sound healer using tuning forks and Cranio-Sacral therapy. She believes her education has provided her with the knowledge and skills to provide her clients with a well-rounded perspective on their current state of physical, emotional, mental and energetic health. Sunshine believes we all have the innate ability to heal within us and sometimes we need help on our journey to achieve the greatest version of ourselves. As a professional healer she sees herself in a supportive role- facilitating those who are on her table to release, relax and help to bring the body back into balance.
Susan specializes in the treatment of chronic pain and acute injury through an eclectic blend of modalities including Myofascial Release, Craniosacral Therapy, Deep Tissue, and Swedish massage. She is a National Board Certified Massage Therapist (NCBTMB), a Certified Medical Massage Practitioner, a member of ABMP and has been practicing massage since 1995. Susan’s hope is to facilitate greater ease of movement in the body and in life.
Timberly has been practicing massage and bodywork for 25 years, having worked at some of the nation’s premiere resort and spas both here in Vermont and in Colorado. Timberly is a graduate of the Vermont Institute of Massage Therapy where she received her degree in Swedish massage. She has continued her training over the years and currently holds certification for Aromatherapy, Deep Tissue, Prenatal, LaStone Massage, Reflexology and Lomi Lomi Massage. She studied with Aaron Mattes and is both certified in Sports Massage as well as proficient in Active- Isolated Stretching techniques. Timberly has a keen understanding of anatomy and physiology, as well as disease processes as she is also a Registered Nurse in the state of Vermont. She is well trained in a multitude of full body treatments, exfoliations, wraps and Ayurvedic treatments. Her work is a blend of several techniques, providing a deep feeling of therapeutic relaxation.
Tisha graduated Suncoast School of Massage Therapy in Tampa Florida in 1991 and completed a course in Holistic Health Counseling in San Francisco in 1992. She completed a program in Jin Shin Do Body/Mind Acupressure and also became an instructor in 1998. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts. Tisha has been providing professional healing therapies and modalities to each client based on their needs for nearly 30 years. Tisha is a Jin Shin Do Body Mind Acupressure practitioner and instructor teaching self-Acupressure techniques along with Pal Dan Gum energy exercises for children, adolescents and adults. Tisha views the body in a holistic way taking into consideration all factors for a balanced healthy body.