Despite having a long to-do list and errands, you should definitely unwind after all of it has been crossed out. Or you can even take a break halfway through your list to give you that boost of energy to complete what’s left. Taking a break doesn’t waste your time, it naturally recharges you by maximizing your body’s capabilities as if it were only about to start working. What better way to do that than have a massage?
Massage therapists can relieve your pain, reduce stress, unwind bound-up muscles and make you feel generally better. In addition, they can also help rehabilitate injuries, improve circulation, and increase relaxation. Now who doesn’t want that?
There are a lot of kinds of massage therapy techniques today. Some therapists specialize in deep-tissue, acupressure, reflexology, orthopedic, and sports massage. You’ll surely find one type of massage that you’re most comfortable with.
We’re way ahead of you. Yup, we’ve done our research to minimize the trouble of you having to looking for a massage therapist in your area. We now give you our Top 10 Massage Therapists in Massachusetts!
East Longmeadow, MA
Ginnie’s two passions in life are massage and bodybuilding. After experiencing a variety of bodywork therapies, Rolfing, Swedish massage, Trager and Reiki, Ginnie realized that she wanted to GIVE massage, as well as receive it. Ginnie enrolled as a part-time student at the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy. Upon graduation, April 30, 2010, Ginnie opened her studio.
East Longmeadow, MA
Owner, Licensed Massage Therapist and CranioSacral Therapist, Arianne is an honors graduate of Springfield Technical Community College (STCC) with an Associate Degree in Science and Massage Therapy. She has 940 total massage hours with 100 clinical hours included. Specializing in Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Massage and CranioSacral Therapy. She brings great knowledge and techniques as displayed in her work.
Brandon is a licensed Massage Therapist with 20 years of experience. He has specialized training in Orthopedic Techniques such as Cranial Sacral Therapy and Rolfing as well as sport specific training for distance runners, golfers, and skiers. Brandon also has Advanced Training in, Titleist Performance Institute- TPI Level 1, Cranial Sacral Therapy level 1 through Advanced through the Upledger Institute, Holistic Health Coach through the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, Functional Nutrition through the Institute for Functional Medicine, Certified Massage Therapist through the Boulder College of Massage Therapy, Level 1 through Mediation Instructor through Shambhala International and Zen BodyTherapy Certified (twice) through the International Zentherapy Institute.
Chiara has several years experience in massage therapy since 1986 when she practiced spa massage in Italy for seven years. Chiara went back to school and graduated from the Massage School in Easthampton in 2006. Chiara still practices Swedish massage along with prenatal, and reflexology, but shifted her interest to deep tissue. She specializes in therapeutic and sports massage and combines several techniques to accelerate the healing process. She is a member of the Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals.
Caryn graduated from the Muscular Therapy Institute in 2002. There she attended a two year (900 hour) comprehensive training program, including: anatomy, physiology, pathology and technique classes. Caryn is nationally certified through the NCBTMB and is also a professional member of the A.M.T.A.
Dawn is a 2008 graduate of Spa Tech Institute. She has worked with various clients struggling with chronic muscular tension and problems from old injuries, as well as clients looking to just relax and de-stress. Dawn is always seeking out new techniques to help her clients, through continuing education. She specializes in neck, shoulder, upper and lower back issues. Dawn is also certified to perform Hot Stone Massage.
Janine graduated the Florida College of Natural Health Advanced Massage Therapy program in 1999. She is certified in diverse forms of bodywork including Swedish Massage, Neuromuscular Therapy, Trigger Point Therapy, Therapeutic Touch, Chair Massage, Hydrotherapy, Treatment of Pathologies, Posture & Gait Analysis and a variety of physiological therapeutics through her degree as a CCA.
Feeding Hills, MA
Gina is a 2010 graduate of Springfield Technical Community College, where she earned her associates degree in Massage Therapy. Gina has received special continuing education in lymphatic drainage, reiki, and integrated energy therapy.
East Longmeadow, MA
Mary graduated from The Amherst School of Massage Therapy in 2005 (now The Massage School). She enjoys therapeutic deep tissue sports massage, and uses trigger point therapy, Relaxation and pre-natal massage. Mary is also trained in Shiatsu. She has training in Accupressure Facial Massage.
Tony started a business called Renewal Massage Theraputic Healing Center in Chicopee right out of massage school in 2008. As of March 1, 2012 the Renewal Staff went into solo practice. Massage is a very fulfilling career for him, which enables Tony in helping others.