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Therapists

The therapists at BodyOne Massage are committed to helping you increase your awareness in order for you to make choices that help you take better care of your body. They encourage their clients to add self-care into their daily routines, including stretching, strengthening, and eating a healthy diet. Each body is unique; let the therapists at BodyOne Massage help you feel the best in yours. 

 All BodyOne Massage therapists are licensed by the state of Massachusetts.

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Elizabeth E, LMT

Elizabeth founded BodyOne Massage in 2009. After college, she spent 8 years working in the dot-com industry, but she knew her calling was in the wellness arena. She pursued her passion by attending massage school, and upon graduation, put her education to work in a busy Harvard Square spa, becoming the Northeast Massage Educator for the Aveda Corporation. Ultimately, Elizabeth fulfilled her dream of opening her own space in which she could focus on her true goals and beliefs about health and wellness, as well as be an advocate for taking good care of the “one body” everyone has been given. When she is not working, Elizabeth loves to spend time with family and friends, coaches + plays basketball & soccer and loves eating at all the fantastic local restaurants near her office!


“I love what I do. Using intuition and experience to uncover and unravel tension in the body is fascinating and totally satisfying. The most important part of the massage involves the initial communication: asking the client what they need on that particular day, what they like/dislike, what has worked for them in the past, etc.   Our bodies are a gift and massage is one of the best ways to create & increase awareness of what is happening in our muscles and around our skeleton."

Elizabeth is not taking new clients at this time and is not listed on the scheduling website.  

Kristina P, LMT

Kristina embodies the qualities of both physical and mental strength! Originally from Somerville, MA, Kristina has built her practice around educating clients to achieve greater health by coupling their sessions with stretching techniques, mindfulness, and wellness tips. When Kristina isn’t working, you’ll find her doing yoga and strength work, meditating, playing with her pups, and searching for nutritious ways to fuel up!

“Elizabeth often talks about intuition as a gift, and I am grateful for mine. The body is a fascinating puzzle of woven tension, emotion, overused and fatigued muscles all waiting to be deciphered on our massage table. Every day is a learning day. I spend my time reading about wellness, body/muscle rehabilitation, strength, and movement. I love taking massage courses and expanding my foundation of knowledge. We’ve been given one body, and I just like to make you more comfortable in yours!”

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Shawn M, LMT

Originally from the south, Shawn is a graduate of the Atlanta School of Massage.  Before her move to MA, she succeeded in her own private practice.  In her free time, she likes to keep up with the news and breakthroughs in health and biological sciences,  natural plant remedies, and dabbles in creating her own therapeutic concoctions.  She enjoys helping others become the best functioning human beings they can be, through a fusion of intuition, stretching, joint mobilization and deep tissue techniques. 

 

“I like to discover and unravel the twists that tie our bodies into spiraling zig-zags.  I love to help bring the balance back to neutral from exaggerated stances, and watching grunting grimaces change to gleeful grins. I love my job, and the people I encounter.  I enjoy learning, working, and helping. I may not have  all the answers, but I will do my best to work with you and together find the most efficient solution.  I cannot fix you, but I can help you realize how to be the best you can be... if you’re willing."

Sylvia T, LMT

Sylvia grew up in Winchester, MA. After college she moved to the Metro DC area and worked in the medical field for over 12 years. As she climbed the corporate ladder, she realized it was not the correct/true path for her. She followed her intuition and pursued her passion for healing modalities. She became a Master Medicinal Aromatherapist and Reiki Master, which lead her to the path of massage therapy. Sylvia attended the Elizabeth Grady School of Esthetics and Massage Therapy in Medford, MA. That is where she fell in love with massage and realized massage helps support healing of the mind, body and soul.

Sylvia believes in a holistic approach to health and wellness. She practices Swedish Massage, Reiki, Oncology Massage (active & remission), Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, Prenatal Massage, Cupping Massage, and Myofascial Release Techniques. When Sylvia is not working, she loves to take holistic based classes, meditate, head to the mountains for a hike, and spend time with her cat, Morrie. You may see her strolling the paths around the Charles River and meditating by the water.

“I customize each massage according to the needs of each client. My focus is on the holistic approach with a healing touch. This allows for me to offer a unique, effective massage along with energetic/intuitive modalities. I have a relaxing, yet therapeutic, flow that follows the music in the room. I use a wide range of pressure from gentle touch to focused deep tissue pressure.”

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Scott W, LMT

Originally from upstate New York, Scott is a 2015 graduate of the Onondaga School of Therapeutic Massage.  He comes to us from a busy practice in Syracuse where he gained a steady client following by integrating his knowledge of myofascial release and deep tissue techniques of both Eastern and Western massage.  Scott has worked alongside medical professionals and physical therapists to develop treatment plans for patients and veterans. 

Scott's intuition, strength and knowledge of the human form and function make him a perfect asset to any client seeking therapeutic relief.  While he is not afraid to get into the issues affecting his clients, he is skilled at finding the balance of pressure and relaxation. 

"Scott is a confident therapist who has mastered his trade by studying anatomy and working with a diverse clientele.  He is able to work deeply with rehab clients and those who seek deep work, but also able to pivot and provide a therapeutic massage.  His ability to consult, assess and create a treatment plan make him a true professional."

Phoebe, LMT, BCPP

Phoebe is a Boston-based Massage Therapist, Polarity Practitioner and Reiki Master. 

 

Phoebe fell in love with this field in 2016 when she studied Reiki for the first time.  It felt like a life changing event for her, so she attended Spa Tech Institute in Westbrook, Maine, and then went on to complete their 660-hour Polarity Therapy* Program in 2018.  This training provided certification in the modalities of Acupressure, Craniosacral and Structural Integration.  She also completed a 770 hr Holistic Massage program. Her favorite massage modalities include deep tissue, trigger point therapy and myofascial release. 

 

Phoebe’s fascination and love for the physical body goes beyond massage, she is also a lifelong dancer and performing artist. In her spare time she enjoys practicing dance, circus arts, hiking and doing yoga! 

*Polarity Therapy is a type of alternative medicine that aims to influence energy flow and balance the body.  It is a hands on style of bodywork that is highly relaxing and restorative.  The goal of Polarity Therapy is to realign and unite body, mind, spirit and emotions into harmony and vibrant health.

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Jessenia O, LMT

Jessenia excels at creating a peaceful haven in which clients can optimally receive the many benefits of bodywork. As a 2013 graduate of the Cortiva Muscular Therapy Institute’s 900 hour program, she has been trained in Swedish-style stress reduction, Therapeutic Massage, Sports Massage, Trigger-Point Therapy, Myofascial Release, and cupping massage. As an artist, her unique insight and interpretation allows her to reshape tensions in tailored ways for her clients.

Jessenia’s enthusiasm for exploring and encouraging human connection hones her skill in teaching her clients to observe and incorporate these daily relaxation techniques into their lives. As both an artist and a therapist, Jessenia brings an intuitive and grounded approach to healing, leaving her clients feeling heard and balanced.

“I view massage as a gift, a way to give back, and to more fully connect more with and care for others. Massage has helped me with my own chronic tension and discomfort. It has led me to discover a love of powerlifting sports, fitness, and mindfulness practices, like Yoga. Through massage, I have increased my body awareness and thrive in finding new ways to care for myself. I am achieving balance between movement and stillness. My passion is to assist clients in doing the same.”

Luz O., LMT

Certified in Therapeutic Cupping and Reiki (Level 2), Luz has been a licensed massage therapist since 2014. She was initially trained in Swedish, Sports Massage, Reflexology,Trigger Point, and Myofascial Release, and has added to her repertoire over the years.  Luz has a calm presence, coupled with excellent intuition and skilled techniques.  She listens to her clients and is able to assess what is happening in their bodies.  Luz often incorporates stretching into her treatments to encourage better posture, muscle performance & flexibility.

It will be obvious from the start how passionate Luz is about helping others get free of their pain while providing them with a calm and peaceful environment where they can feel safe and comfortable.

She also understands the importance of self-care, and encourages her clients to find a self-care routine that works for them.

Luz is bilingual and is fluent in Spanish and English.

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