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 Rhode Island!
Ann is a 1992 graduate of the Humanities Center School of Massage. Since then, she has operated a private practice in RI, True Touch Massage Therapy, and worked in conjunction with a chiropractor. Ann Marie utilizes deep tissue techniques such as neuromuscular therapy and myofascial release, while having a basis in relaxation massage, certification in Ayurvedic/Sacred Stone Massage, Bodywork for the Child Bearing Year (Pregnancy Massage), and Kinesio Taping. She also has training in reflexology and herbology, and is a Reiki Master/Teacher. Ann Marie combines over 20 years of experience and training with a keen intuitive sense along with your input to create a customized treatment that will meet your individual needs.
East Greenwich, RI
Jodi has studied holistic medicine for over 20 years. She is a Medical Intuitive, Energy Worker, Counselor, Licensed Massage Therapist and Reflexologist. She has received her Masters Degree in Holistic Mental Health Counseling from Salve Regina University and also studied over four years one on one with a Medical Intuitive. Jodi has devoted her time and energy learning from various healers and sources, intuitively self taught energy work and chakra balancing. She has also earned a certificate for her four years of study for Transmutation Light Therapies Meditation as well as a certification for Reflexology and Massage Therapy at Dove Star Holistic Institute.
East Greenwich, RI
Frank began his massage therapy career by attending and graduating from The Bancroft School of Massage Therapy 1998. Frank’s specialty is pain reduction massage as an integrative therapy for anyone experiencing chronic pain.
North Providence, RI
Michelle has been practicing Massage Therapy since 1996. The focus of her studies were mainly trigger point therapy and myofacial release. Michelle decided to go to the Massage Institute of New England and studied in becoming a licensed Massage Therapist. She has since been practicing massage therapy full time. And although her practice is now made up mostly of full body work Michelle still leans on her early education and help most of her clients, if not all, get relief from something that may be causing some sort of pain such as headaches, chronic low back pain, or constant tension in the upper back, shoulders and neck area.
Having been interested in massage therapy for many years, Michelle realized her goal of becoming a certified and licensed therapist in 2008. Receiving massage regularly will reduce the chronic pain of repetitive use injuries, increase your range of motion, free up constricted soft tissues, and reduce likelihood of injury.
East Greenwich, RI
Sara is the owner of Sundance and a Licensed and Nationally Certified Massage Therapist since 1995. Sara’s enthusiasm for bodywork stems from a lifelong love of athletics coupled with a strong interest in the healing arts. She believes strongly in the power of massage to stimulate the body’s self-healing mechanisms. Her approach is guided by a rich understanding of the body that is complemented by her deeply intuitive nature. With a wide range of clients, Sara is fully capable of both deep, specific work and nurturing, compassionate touch.
Anya is a nationally certified licensed and insured massage therapist. She began practicing massage with a wonderful journey in 2005 at the Finger Lakes School for Massage Therapy. Some of the modalities and techniques studied and explored throughout the program were: Swedish, Pregnancy, Medical, Sports Massage, Connective Tissue Therapy, Neuromuscular Therapy, Kinesthetic Awareness through Movement, Energy Palpation, Reflexology, Shiatsu, Hydrotherapy and Aromatherapy. She continued her studies with course work in Deep Tissue Neck Massage and completed Trager Level Training. As a growing practitioner, Anya is continuously learning more, taking various workshops, broadening her techniques and approach to the human body.
Kim began working in the Physical therapy field in 1998, where she realized first hand the therapeutic benefits of massage. She received her A.A.S. in Therapeutic Massage from the Community College of Rhode Island in 2004 and received her national certification in 2005. Kim has continued her education to receive certification in Hot Stone Therapy and has attended workshops that include orthopedic assessment, treatment for complicated shoulder injuries, treatment for hand, wrist and arm pain, and treatments for headaches. Kim has also been educated in Active Isolated Stretching.
Kristen has been a licensed massage therapist since 2008. She graduated from Bancroft School of Massage Therapy in June of 2008. She went on to become nationally certified by the NCBTMB in September of 2008. She is also fully licensed by the state of Rhode Island and has been fully insured by the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) since July of 2008.