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.
Charles has been practicing massage since 2013 upon graduation from massage school in New Jersey. Charles has been fascinated with the true healing power of the body and the relationship with therapeutic touch provides. His trainings and certifications include Swedish massage, myofasical bodywork, Prenatal, hot stone and advanced cupping therapy. With these various trainings you and him can address and tailor your bodywork experience to you. When he is not at work, you can find him outside, reading and planning his next travel destination.
Danielle is a graduate from Balance Massage School of Vermont. She’s specializing in deep tissue work, with an emphasis on neck, shoulders, and back. Although she prefers deeper work she is acutely aware that every client’s body is different and responds to touch in their own unique way. This resulting in a desire to manipulate the body work done to maximize the benefits for each client. Her training includes Reiki, Swedish, hot stone, myofascial release, and unconditional positive regard. When Danielle isn’t at work she is enjoying distance running, hiking, and creative endeavors.
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.
Jennny graduated from the Boulder College of Massage Therapy in Boulder, Colorado in 2007. She completed the 1,300 hour Associates of Occupational Massage degree, focusing on deep tissue and injury treatment work. Traveling around the country for the past decade, she has worked in clinics, spas, ski resorts, chiropractic offices and a mobile private practice. She specializes in deep tissue work and treating injuries through myofascial release, trigger point therapy, and simple neuromuscular techniques. Her sessions are a therapeutic combination of treatment and relaxation work. Outside of massage, you can find her gardening, hiking, and playing fiddle. This summer she is excited to be starting a tiny cut-flower farm in Montpelier with a weekly bouquet CSA + old time music jam on her front porch.
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.
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 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.
Monika began her studies in 1985 as a Pre-Med major with a minor in Social and Behavioral Science. In 1991 her EMT licensing propelled her to study eastern teachings of mind, body and spirit and received a certification in remedial massage therapy from Melbourne, Australia. Later, her journey led her to Maui, Hawaii where she to become a State Licensed massage therapist from the Maui School of Therapeutic Massage and Body Works. She found her purpose in integrated manual therapy and orthopedic massage. The belief that massage isn’t just a treat, it’s an opportunity to restore wellness, to disconnect, allowing clients to move closer to actually being creatures of learning how to free their body of habitual tension. Further certifications and studies under James Waslaski, Hawaiian Lomi Lomi, Lomi Ili, NMT, Deep Tissue, Reflexology, Aromatherapy and Massage for PTSD, assisted stretching, sports massage, polarity techniques.
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.
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.