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Practitioner Descriptions

Skilled Practitioner:  Our skilled practitioners have been carefully vetted and are eager to share their passion with you. They are newer to the field but their qi (chee) life-force energy is strong and many are well on their way to becoming amazing healers.

 



Experienced Practitioner:
 (5-7 years of experience) Our experienced practitioners have had at least 5 years of continuous experience in the field of therapeutic bodywork and have continued to take additional workshops and trainings. They are seasoned, enthusiastic and continue to expand their knowledge.

 



Advanced Practitioner
: (8-12 years of experience) Our advanced practitioners have unique personal styles and have at least 8 years of continuous experience as bodywork professionals. They have demonstrated practical results in the lives of their clients reflected in the many positive reviews from our customers.

 



Expert Practitioner
: (13+ years of experience) Our expert practitioners have had a minimum of 13 years of experience as full-time bodyworkers and have earned the respect of not only our clients but the esteem of their peers who have had the experience of working with them and who can attest to their level of mastery.          

 

Angela BurkePractitioner Level 2Angela Burke

 

After thirteen years in the teaching profession, I decided to change directions to become a massage therapist. I attended the Boulder College of Massage Therapy and Healing Spirits Massage Training Program, graduating in 2013. With a background in dance, I have found that massage is a great fit, complementing my need for movement and creativity. My philosophy regarding massage is one of mindful presence and intention.
Modalities Offered: Bistro Blend, Deep Tissue, Integrative, Pediatric, Sports / Orthopedic, Swedish.

Anna Maria SabatinoPractitioner Level 4Anna Maria Sabatino LCMT, LCST, CPLC

Anna joins Bodywork Bistro family with over 25 years of experience. She has successfully maintained a thriving private practice and when she lived in Chicago she taught Massage Theory, Technique, Cadaver Lab, and Ethics for the Chicago School of Massage Therapy.
Anna Maria’s loyalty and passion for her clients’ healing is well-respected in the industry. She has a unique style particularly when it comes to addressing trauma. She passionately blends the art and science of touch with intuitive knowledge, which assists your specific needs.
Modalities Offered: Applied Kinesiology, Bistro Blend, Cranial Sacral Therapy, Deep Tissue, Energy Therapy, Holistic Pelvic Care for Women, Hot/Cold Stone Therapy, Intra-Oral, Manual Lymphatic Drainage, Medical Massage, Myofascial Therapy, Pediatric Cranial Sacral Therapy, Pregnancy-Labor-Delivery-PostPartum Massage, Scar Tissue Release, Somato, Trigger point, Visceral Massage.

Becky WhitmerPractitioner Level 3Becky Whitmer CMT, LMT

Becky Whitmer is a 2006 graduate of Healing Spirits Massage Training Program of Boulder, CO, and has been a practicing LMT ever since. In 2007, she began her studies in HeartMind Bodywork and Qigong and is a practitioner and instructor of both. Her path as a healer and a teacher actually started in 1990 as a student of Ashtanga yoga which eventually led to yoga teacher certification. She has completed over 500 hours of hatha yoga teacher training through the Shambhava School of Yoga and has been teaching yoga since 1998. In the years since becoming a massage therapist, she has been an enthusiastic student of Breema, Thai Yoga Massage, Shiatsu, Tui Na, Amma, to name a few. Becky is also a certified End of Life Doula.
Modalities Offered: Bistro Blend, Deep Tissue (mat only), HeartMind Shiatsu, Integrated Mat Bodywork, Integrative Table Massage, Pain Relief, Reiki, Shiatsu, Sports Massage, Swedish.

Briggs Wallis Practitioner Level 1Briggs Wallis

My love of holistic health started for me a decade ago when I moved to Boulder from Tennessee. Since moving to Boulder, I have been devoted to learning and incorporating holistic health practices such as bodywork, nutrition, and medicinal herbalism into my own life. Through my studies I have learned how to take better care of myself and my health, which has resulted in me loosing 100 pounds, and has inspired me to be a lighter and brighter being.
My own journey from illness to health motivated me to become a massage therapist so that I could share my experience with others and help them along their path to health and wellness.
Modalities Offered: Bistro Blend, Deep Tissue, Hot Stone, Sports Masssage, Swedish

Bruce Kenyon 2017Practitioner Level 1Bruce Kenyon

 Bruce crafts his sessions to best suit what a client hopes to achieve. Simultaneously insights can be offered about avoiding and/or working against common and specific tension patterns. At the Massage Therapy Institute of Colorado’s first and second year programs he learned a variety of techniques that provide a holistic approach, with an emphasis on structural integration.
With reoccurring clients a person’s relationship with gravity throughout their body will be identified and a combination of modalities will be utilized, starting with mindful techniques appropriate for an individual on their road towards optimal health.
Modalities Offered: Acupressure, Bistro Blend, Cranial sacral, Deep Tissue, Hot Stone, Joint Range of Motion, Motion Palpation, Myofascial Release, Structural Integration & Swedish.

Practitioner Level 2Caralyn Ferrier

 I graduated from the Scherer Institute of Natural Healing located in Santa Fe, New Mexico in 2009 and dove right into bodywork. As a practitioner of the healing arts for 8 years, my work is constantly evolving in relation to my personal spiritual studies and my relationship to my own body. As my practices deepen and hone, so to does my approach to bodywork.
Bodywork to me is a conversation where listening is the key component for learning.  I look forward to working with you and continuing to grow and deepen as a bodyworker.
Modalities Offered: Bistro Blend, Deep Tissue, Facilitated stretching, Injury Rehabilitation, Integrated Mat, Reiki, Shiatsu, Structural integration, Swedish, Trigger Point

Carmen WilsonPractitioner Level 2Carmen Wilson

Carmen is a Board Certified Massage Therapist, Reiki® Master, Magnified Healing® Practitioner, and Sacred Passage® (Death) Doula. She also has a dual BA in Psychology and International Studies, and is fluent in Spanish. In addition, Carmen is currently the only therapist in Boulder that holds a Certification in Nerve Resetting. Carmenʼs bodywork style integrate many modalities and guided by her intuition and the clientʼs goals for the session, she tailors the therapeutic massage to your needs. “I invite you to give me the opportunity to help you heal yourself. Your body and soul contain all the wisdom necessary. Together, we will create your most whole, healed, expansive self!”
Modalities Offered: Aromatherapy, Bistro Blend, Core Synchronism – Level 1, Cranial Sacral, Deep Tissue, Dermoneuromodulation (DNM), Energy Healing, Injury Rehabilitation, Integrative, Myofascial Release, Nerve Resetting, Neuromuscular, Orthopedic, Polarity Therapy, Prenatal, Reflexology, Reiki®, Sports, Swedish, TMJ Dysfunction, Trigger Point Therapy, Tui Na.

Carrie DavisPractitioner Level 1Carrie Davis

Carrie began her journey to find her own spiritual center several years ago in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, where a love for yoga grew into a passion for holistic healing. Trading the Appalachia for the majestic Colorado Rockies, she graduated from Boulder’s Healing Spirits Massage Program in 2014. The art of practicing massage has since become a form of yoga for Carrie – the combination of movement, music, and spiritual communication empowers her to transfer her energy into healing others, and, in turn, she often finds herself equally rejuvenated. Carrie has finished over 100 hours of Thai Yoga Massage training through the Integral Touch Institute and this Eastern modality is quickly becoming her true passion.
Modalities Offered: Bistro Blend, Deep Tissue, Integrative, Reiki, Swedish, Thai Yoga Massage

Chandler Black | Bodywork BistroPractitioner Level 1Chandler Black

 

I graduated the Denver School of Massage Therapy Westminster. My favorite work is focusing on specific issues and helping people to relieve pain and relax using a variety of techniques fitting the occasion.
Modalities Offered: Bistro Blend, Deep Tissue, Swedish.

Christian GoldbergPractitioner Level 4Christian Goldberg

A graduate of the Boston Shiatsu School, Christian travelled to Boulder in 1999 to began her mat-based and chair massage practice. She has continued studying Shiatsu, and added techniques of Thai-yoga and Breema bodywork to her foundation. With a diverse perspective on mat therapies, Christian has the tools to treat clients of all ages and most health conditions, including prenatal and injury recovery. Adapting techniques for the massage chair has been a special focus. Christian has developed a chair massage foundation with plenty of room for growth, and teaches other practitioners this modality. Beyond mat therapies, Christian started the on-going study of Core Synchronism in 2016. With it’s roots in both Cranial Osteopathy and Polarity Therapy, this subtle yet profound technique helps re-establish the flow of cerebrospinal fluid throughout the body. This technique can be integrated into a Shiatsu sessions, however is a stand-alone treatment. This efficacy of Core Synchronism is particularly evident when applied to injuries that don’t “stay healed.”
Christian has been fortunate to learn from master teachers of diverse bodywork modalities. There are two common lessons among all advanced practitioners. First, learn to follow the receiver’s body to determine the treatment strategy for any given session. Second, correctly applied bodywork therapies will help successfully restore health.
Modalities Offered: Shiatsu, Injury Rehabilitation, Core Syncronism, Prenatal (shiatsu mat only)

Chloe Barrett-Page | Bodywork BistroPractitioner Level 1Chloe Barrett-Page

 Chloe believes that when deeply listened to, every body and mind know how to realign to a state of vitality. She strives to support each client in finding the body’s wisdom, whether that is through a nourishing and restorative experience, or a more specialized deep tissue approach.
Chloe went to school for massage therapy in Kaua’i, where the program specialized in the combination of alignment focused bodywork and awareness practices. Chloe believes that the body, mind and emotions are not separate and provides a safe space for clients to explore each of these throughout a session.
She is currently working towards he certification in Structural Integration. She also offers Lomi Lomi, Cranial Sacral Therapy and Visceral Manipulation.
Modalities Offered: Bistro Blend, Cranial Sacral, Energy Healing, Trigger Point

dave-goetzDave Goetz, BA, CMT

 Dave is a graduate of Boulder College of Massage and has had a strong interest in health, yoga and nutrition since his teenage years. He’s taught shiatsu for Healing Spirits Massage Training Program, is the cofounder of HeartMind Bodywork and is the owner of Bodywork Bistro. He enjoys practicing yoga, qigong and meditation and brings the fruits of these practices into his bodywork style. He is equally skilled on a massage chair, table or mat. His mat based bodywork integrates the best of Thai Yoga Massage and shiatsu and his table work is fluid, deep, continuous and integrative.
Modalities Offered: Bistro Blend, Deep Tissue, Integrative, Shiatsu, Sports Massage, Swedish, Thai Yoga Massage, Reconnective Healing®.

Elisa BylerPractitioner Level 4Elisa Byler

Elisa has been practicing in the healing arts for over 25 years. With a BFA in Modern Dance, her career started out in dance and theatre. She performed in several modern dance companies and then toured internationally with the New York Harlem Opera Ensemble.  Her love for the body, movement and art was then translated into what has now become her life’s work as a healing artist. Elisa began her studies in massage therapy and received her certification from International Health Systems in New York City in 1985.
Modalities Offered: Bistro Blend, Lomi Lomi, Polarity Therapy, Prenatal/Doula, Reflexology, Reiki,  Swedish.

 

Practitioner Level 1Erica Leznik

 Erica graduated from the Healing Arts Institute of Fort Collins in 2016. From a young age, Erica has had an innate interest in alternative healing methods. She believes complementary medicine, including massage has a great ability to aid in healing disease and imbalance. Through massage and energy work she is able to provide non-invasive, preventative, holistic healing. She approaches her healing sessions with an individualist holistic approach incorporating the mind, body and spirit to restore balance. Her goal is to stimulate the parasympathetic nervous system to allow the body to rest, destress and restore. Whether you are looking for a gentle, relaxing session or more focused deeper work, Erica can tailor each session to meet your needs. “Massage is my passion, healing is my purpose”.
Modalities Offered: Bistro Blend, Relaxation, Neuromuscular, Structural Kinesiology, Pregnancy, Abhyanga, Deep Tissue, Sports Massage, Swedish

Erin CaseyPractitioner Level 2Erin Casey

 Erin began developing her quality of touch in 2003 as a potter and clay sculptor, and started the deep-dive of learning about the body in 2012 at the Boulder College of Massage Therapy. She now approaches healing in a holistic way, incorporating Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy and Somatic Experiencing-like work into massage sessions to help change old patterns, relieve anxiety and depression, and remove triggers from traumatic events — all of which help the body heal more quickly than massage alone. With a nurturing and intuitive touch, Erin will help you feel deeply relaxed, rejuvenated and alive.
Modalities Offered: Bistro Blend, Deep Tissue, Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy,  Hot Stone Massage, Prenatal Massage, Injury Rehabilitation, Lymph Drainage, Myofascial Release, Orthopedic, Phenomenal Touch, Polarity Therapy, Somatic Coaching, Sports Massage, Trigger Point, Swedish.

Greg HallPractitioner Level 3Greg Hall

 My path to becoming a bodyworker and healer first opened in 2002, when I stumbled into the movement aspect of Chinese medicine, Qigong, a wondrous gift that changed everything for me. As I became more aware of and sensitive to what was happening in my body, I became increasingly interested in how the body works, and ultimately, in how and why it sometimes doesn’t. 
I graduated from the Arcata School of Massage in 2009, a program informed by the work of Moshe Feldenkrais. While receiving training in somatic therapy, I learned to approach chronic pain  structurally, while also taking into account the role of the central nervous system. This approach invites solutions instead of simply masking symptoms.
Modalities Offered: Bistro Blend, Deep Tissue, Fijian Massage, Hot Stone, Polarity Therapy, Prenatal, Somatic Therapy, Swedish

Joel PattersonPractitioner Level 1Joel Patterson

Joel graduated from The New Hampshire Institute for Therapeutic Arts in June 2015. NHITA is accredited by the Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMPTA). COMPTA is the only independent accrediting agency for the massage therapy profession recognized by the United States Department of Education.  Joel holds a B.A. In Western Philosophy and studied yoga, meditation, pranayama, ayurveda and tantra at Sri Santosh Puri Ashram in Haridwar, India. It was there under the guidance of Narmada Devi Puri Ma, in the foothills of the Himalayas, on the banks of the Ganges River that Joel completed his 200 hour yoga teacher training. After practicing Ashtanga in Rishikesh and Chaing Mai, Joel continues to travel the world. Joel has studied with Jennifer Morrison, Richard Freeman, Annie Pace, Tim Miller, Dena Kingsberg, David Swenson, Eddie Stern, Nancy Gilgoff and Rod Stryker. Joel currently studies Ashtanga Vinyasa with Ty Landrum in Boulder, Colorado. 
Modalities Offered: Bistro Blend, Deep Tissue, Neuromuscular Technique, Injury Assessment, Lymphatic Drainage Massage, Circulatory Massage, Sports Massage, Nutrition, and Reflexology, Swedish

Jonathan ZawackiPractitioner Level 1Jonathan Zawacki

Jonathan’s journey into the healing arts started ten years ago when he moved from his home in Chicago, to Boulder to attend the University of Colorado, where he studied ecology and biology. After graduating in 2009, Jonathan devoted himself into growing and selling of healthy foods. These passions naturally led him into the healing arts. He has recently graduated from Boulder’s Healing Spirits Massage Training Program in 2014.
Jonathan’s approach is much like a gardener, as every body is its own diverse ecosystem. He listens deeply and sensitively to each unique body, and intuitively adapts his touch and techniques, to deliver every client into a peaceful, more present, relaxed and revitalized state of being.
Modalities Offered: Bistro Blend, Deep Tissue, Mat Bodywork, Reiki, Shiatsu, Swedish

Julie MolPractitioner Level 2Julie Mol

 I am a graduate of Sedona School of Massage, studying towards a certification in Advanced Myofascial Techniques as well as a certification in Nutritional Balancing Science. My style of bodywork is inspired by integrating myofascial techniques with neuromuscular therapy to bring awareness to your body and release patterns of discomfort.
You are welcome to bring your own music, oils or lotion with you to “make it your own” session.
Modalities Offered: Aromatherapy, Bistro Blend, Deep Tissue (up to 75 mins), Integrative, Massage Cupping (Advanced noticed required), Myofascial, Neuromuscular / Trigger Point Therapy, Polarity, Reflexology, Sports Massage, Swedish, Tui Na

Kristen StephenPractitioner Level 2Kristen Stephen

 I graduated from the Rolf Institute of Structural Integration in 2016. I specialize in Structural Integration bodywork and Dermoneuromodulation. My approach is always in alignment with my clients’ needs, and my slow, sustained pressure allows their nervous systems time to respond to my touch. Although at times my work may be deep, I always adjust if it’s too painful. The purpose of my sessions is to calm my clients’ nervous systems, in order for their bodies to feel safe and able to release any held patterns or tensions.
Modalities Offered: Bistro Blend, Structural Integration

Krystina-CarrPractitioner Level 1Krystina Carr, LMT, RYT

 At a young age Krystina has had a passion for Holistic living. She has taken her love for helping people reach their health potential along with her love of learning and put it towards a career that she feels is limitless. Krystina attended MTIC’s 900hr Certification program in September 2015. Since then she has started her own practice as well has worked in functional medicine clinics. Krystina has a results based practice, delving into modalities such as Neuromuscular Therapy, Deep Tissue, and Myofascial pelvic balancing. Krystina has a background in the movement arts, spending many years as a dancer and a Yoga instructor. She is delving into the world of exercise by getting her Personal Trainer Certification as well as her Corrective Exercise Specialist Certification through NASAM. Krystina believes in melding both anatomical and movement knowledge with intuition and communication to reach the best results with her clients.
Modalities offered: Bistro Blend, Deep Tissue, Joint Range of Motion, Neuromuscular/Trigger Point, Prenatal, Sports Massage, Swedish

Kuthoomi CastroPractitioner Level 2

Kuthoomi Castro

Kuthoomi has a BS in Massage Therapy from Siena Heights University in Michigan and  is a Licensed Massage Therapist in Colorado. He is also a Certified Natural Health Professional, an Advanced Thai Massage Instructor, and an Osho Therapy Facilitator specializing in breath-work, meditation, trauma and codependency. In addition, he holds a Yoga Instructor Certification from Vivekanada Yoga in India, and an one year certification from Pralaya Yoga in Texas.

Modalities: Thai, Swedish, Shiatsu, Prenatal, Bistro Blend, Deep Tissue

Laura Rose BoylePractitioner Level 3Laura Rose Boyle

 Laura Rose listens with her compassionate heart and experienced hands, creating a custom bodywork blend that may include: Acupressure, Reflexology, CranioSacral, Polarity Therapy, Myofascial Release, Thai Massage, Breema®Bodywork, Deep Tissue, or Manual Lymph Drainage. She has been practicing since 2000 when she graduated from the New Mexico School of Natural Therapeutics. She has specific training in Oncology Massage and is certified in Pre-Natal and Post-Natal Massage. Her approach increases awareness of the mind-body connection, promoting well being and increasing vitality.
Modalities Offered: Bistro Blend, Acupressure, Breema®, Cranial Sacral, Deep Tissue, Lymph Drainage, Myofascial Release, Polarity Therapy, Oncology, Postnatal, Prenatal, Reflexology, Thai Massage

Lisa BauerPractitioner Level 3Lisa Bauer, LMT, BCPP, APH, AHG

Lisa Bauer is a Healing Arts Practitioner, experienced in the application and integration of various spa therapies and healing modalities in support of health and wellness. She is a Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) in Colorado, New Mexico, and Florida; a Board Certified Polarity Practitioner (BCPP); Cranial Sacral Therapist; Associate Pranic Energy Healer (APH); and a Registered Herbalist with the American Herbalist Guild (AHG).
Modalities Offered: Aromatherapy Massage, Bistro Blend, Cranial Sacral, Deep Tissue, Hot Stone Massage, Polarity Therapy, Pranic Healing, Pre-natal/Post-natal, Reflexology, Swedish

MacKenzie-CarterPractitioner Level 1MacKenzie Carter

I have always had a passion for helping others. As a child I was enamored with the idea of becoming a doctor and saving lives. However growing up with a homeopathic grandmother and seeing first hand the amazing power of natural medicine eventually swayed me to seek other ways to care for people. I attended the Texas Center for Massage Therapy in 2014 and began my practice “Mack’s Relax Traveling Spa” working in Dallas Texas. Wanting more out of my practice and more for my clients I decided move to Boulder to attend the Rolf Institute for Structural Integration in September of 2015. I will conclude my training this December.
Modalities Offered: Bistro Blend, Deep Tissue, Lymph Drainage, Pre/Post-natal Massage, Reflexology, Structural Integration, Swedish.

Maggie SmithPractitioner Level 3Maggie Smith

As a massage therapist and an out-of-hospital midwife I work with men, women and families as they move through the smaller and larger transitions of life. My massage practice is grounded in a practical anatomical as well as an intuitive knowledge of the body and spirit. My therapeutic focuses include the relief and resolution of pain from headaches, migraines, low back pain and hip pain. I work with prenatal and postpartum women, athletes of all kinds and am certified in the Arvigo™ Techniques of Mayan Abdominal Therapy.
Modalities Offered: Bistro Blend, Deep Tissue, Mayan Abdominal Therapy, Prenatal & Postpartum, Swedish

Marjy BerkmanPractitioner Level 2Marjy Berkman

I went to Berkana Institute of Masage Therapy and graduated August of 2012.
I Specialize in Craniosacral, Deep Tissue, and Swedish. I have also been trained in Shiatsu, Thai, and Myofascial.

 

Modalities Offered: Bistro Blend, Cranial Sacral, Deep Tissue, Mindful Expressionism, Myofascial, Oncology Massage, Shiatsu, Swedish, Thai

 

mia battagliaPractitioner Level 3Mia Battaglia

 Mia Battaglia is a Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) who has been practicing massage therapy and Core Synchronism since 2004, and Thai Massage since 2009. She nurtures clients with an intuitive approach to touch grounded in theory provided by her extensive training in both Core Synchronism and Thai Massage therapies. She received her core practitioner training with Core Synchronism founder Robert Stevens, and travels to Thailand frequently to continue refining her knowledge of Thai Massage therapy.
Modalities Offered: Bistro Blend, Core Synchronism, Cranial Sacral, Deep Tissue, Reiki, Swedish Thai Abdominal Massage, Thai Massage

Practitioner Level 2Paula Samaha, Certified Rolfer™

My goal is to help people discover more length, space and ease in their body, relieve pain and tension, improve range of motion, calm the nervous system and create balance in the body and mind. I use both intuition and comprehensive formal training to provide the most appropriate and supportive service for each client. My work focuses on hydrating fascia, nerves, muscles, ligaments and tendons which are the components of the human bodies soft tissue system that support and move our skeletal structure.
Modalities Offered: Bistro Blend, Deep Tissue, Injury Rehabilitation, Integrative, Myofascial Release, Sports Massage, Swedish, Structural Integration
Piper B. | Bodywork BistroPractitioner Level 1Piper Bonacquist
Piper graduated from Healing Spirits Massage Training Program in 2017 and is excited to join the Bodywork Bistro family. She has always had a passion for serving, which first manifested in a number of years in the women’s health and reproductive justice fields. Her experience in allopathic medicine left her unfulfilled and looking for a more authentic, holistic way to relate to clients.
She brings a gentle, loving presence to her work and enjoys addressing clients’ requests with a combination of manual and energetic techniques. Piper is currently offering Integrative, Swedish, Energy Work, and Pre-Natal sessions.
Modalities Offered: Bistro Blend, Energy Balancing, Integrative, Prenatal Massage, Swedish

Rachel JarvisPractitioner Level 3Rachel Jarvis

Hey! My name is Rachel Jarvis and I’m a native of Boulder. I graduated from Boulder College of Massage Therapy in 2009 with over 1,000 hours of training. I have a very special talent for bringing love, compassion, and sensitivity to your session. I also have the ability to listen deeply with my hands, tuning into your special needs for your individual bodywork session. I have been with Bodywork Bistro since 2009 and look forward to each and every session with my clients. I had the honor of being awarded our first ever “Therapist of the Year” award in 2012!!!
Modalities Offered: Bistro Blend, Deep Tissue, Normalization of Soft Tissue, Reflexology, Swedish, Trigger Point Therapy

Raquel MataPractitioner Level 2Raquel Mata

 I attended massage school at Florida College of Natural Health in 2008. I have been practicing bodywork since the end of 2009 in both spa and clinical environments. I have learned that through calming the mind you can allow the body to respond with physical/muscular release, and my massages offer this blend of mental and physical benefit.  
Modalities Offered: Aroma Therapy, Bistro Blend, Deep Tissue, Hot Stone Massage, Myofascial, Pre-natal Massage, Reflexology, Sports, Swedish, Trigger Point Therapy

Raquel MataPractitioner Level 2Roxanne Solomon

Roxanne began her journey as a healer through yoga, meditation, energetic work, and massage for stress relief in College. The healing effects she experienced were so profound that she decided to turn what began as a personal hobby into something that can be shared with the world! She’s been an Access Consciousness Bars & Body Process Practitioner since 2012 and attended the Healing Arts Institute in Fort Collins, CO in 2015. At HAI she learned the Body Insight Method which is a unique type of Neuromuscular Therapy that combines postural assessment (to identify muscular compensation patterns) with deep tissue work that includes special movements and breathing during the massage. Afterward, Roxanne will assign specific areas of the body to focus on between sessions to give each client optimal benefits, ensuring you get the results you desire! 
Modalities Offered: Bistro Blend, Swedish, Energy Balancing, Deep Tissue, Postural Analysis, Sports Massage, Neuromuscular Therapy, Myofascial Release, Trigger Point Therapy, Lymphatic Massage

Practitioner Level 2Sean Allen

Sean’s interest in massage began when he learned about meditation and the connection between life choices and how these choices are expressed  physically in the body.  His practice has developed to focus primarily on structural work.  Sean graduated from massage school in August, 2012.

Modalities Offered: Bistro Blend, Chronic Pain, Deep Tissue, Energy Healing, Injury Rehabilitation, Integrative, Kinesthetic, Manual Kinesthetic, Myofascial

 

Siobhan AsgharzadehPractitioner Level 3Siobhan Asgharzadeh

In the over 10 years of practicing massage as a therapeutic art, I’ve learned that each massage must be unique to the individual I am working with, and also unique to the moment that individual is experiencing in their life. Deep presence and listening, as well as taking my time are my greatest strengths. If I had to describe the massage I give in four words it would be slow, concentrated structural alignment.
I attended the New Mexico School of Natural Therapeutics in 2006, a school that was focused on massage being one of many essential and integral parts of a persons overall wellness.
Modalities Offered: Abhyanga, Bistro Blend, Cranial Sacral, Deep Tissue, Energy Healing, Pre-natal, Polarity, Reflexology

Steve TaylorPractitioner Level 4Steve Taylor, CMT

Steve has been practicing bodywork for nearly 30 years and constantly updates and refines his technique with the latest research and findings. He is a lifelong learner and applies that which he has learned in all of his sessions. He’s studied energy healing, and applied kinesiology from such master teachers as Kam Yuen, John Thie, Richard Bartlet. Steve is known for his outstanding work and is sought out by other practitioners because he is outstanding at bringing about results, and clearing all that hinders an individual’s well-being.
Modalities Offered: Bistro Blend, Applied Kinesiology, Deep Tissue, Energy Healing, Lifeline Technique, Reflexology, Sports Massage, Tui Na

Steph-HolmanPractitioner Level 2Steph Holman


Steph began her journey with bodywork in 2007, studying at MATC in Madison, WI and after graduating, deepened her practice by teaching therapeutic massage techniques within the program. Additionally, Steph enhanced her holistic healing practice with studies in Shamanic healing, traveling to Peru to immerse authentically in the modality. With this background, there is a deep understanding that our internal world seeks connection with the elemental properties of the external world, and through facilitated and intuitive touch, we can bridge this connection.
Steph specializes in integrated deep tissue massage and will provide a therapeutic session based on ones’ needs both physically and energetically. Her work is continuously evolving as it is naturally inspired from her day to day human connections, cultural experiences, yoga and movement practice and deep roots in the outdoors.
Modalities offered: Bistro Blend, Deep Tissue, Hot Stone, Swedish

Tami RitterskampPractitioner Level 2Tami Ritterskamp

Hi my name is Tami. I moved to Colorado in 2012 in order to achieve my goal of becoming a massage therapist. I graduated from Boulder College of Massage Therapy in 2013. I look to achieve a sense of peace and clarity in my own life and one of the reasons I love massage is because it gives me the opportunity to pass on this state of being and allows for growth in mind, body and soul. 
Modalities Offered: Bistro Blend, Deep Tissue, Integrated Mat Bodywork, Medical, Muscle Energy Techniques, Myofaxcial Release, Reflexology, Sports Massage, Swedish, Trigger Point Therapy

 

Taylor McDonald | Bodywork Bistro |2017Practitioner Level 1Taylor McDonald

Taylor studied at Texas State University as a music major and continued his academic career at the Recording Conservatory of Austin. Trained in Thai and Western massage, Taylor traveled Central America doing bodywork on the mat and performing music before settling in Boulder.  His focus is to restore, inspire, and promote balance and wellbeing in the body, mind, and soul.
Modalities Offered:Bistro Blend, Deep Tissue, Sports Massage, Swedish, Thai Yoga Massage (integrative table or mat), Trigger Point Therapy.

Tyler GibsonPractitioner Level 2Tyler Gibson

I have been drawn to the bodywork field since I was young. This became clear to me during my first years of college at CU-Boulder in the Integrative Physiology (pre-med) program. During this time I was craving a more kinesthetic approach to learning about and dealing with the body. This lead me to attend the Boulder College of Massage Therapy and even motivated me to go back to CU, earning a BA in Psychology.
Modalities Offered: Bistro Blend, Chronic Pain, Deep Tissue, Hot Stone, Injury Rehabilitation, Intra-Oral, Lymphatic Drainage, Myofascial Release, Normalization of Soft Tissue, Orthopedic, Prenatal/Post-natal, SportsSwedish, Trigger Point

Zoe Violet Belka, DCPractitioner Level 4Zoe Violet Belka, DC

I am a highly skilled body therapist/health professional with 14 years of experience in a variety of soft tissue, mobilization and movement therapies. I have a fine-tuned sense of touch, along with an extensive awareness of anatomy, allowing me to deliver an awesome massage experience for you. I specialize in Myofascial techniques, energy work/transformation, breath work, and joint specific soft-tissue work. I can incorporate elements of Somato Respiratory Integration into many of the massage treatments. I can do anything from a relaxing swedish massage to a more intensive body opening session.
Modalities Offered: Abdominal Massage, Bistro Blend, Cranial Sacral, Deep Tissue, Injury Rehabilitation, Myofacial Release, Pre & Post Natal Massage, Reflexology, Reiki, Shiatsu, Sports Massage, Swedish, Trigger Point

FroggerFrogger

Frogger has been a cherished part of the Bodywork Bistro Team since we opened the doors of our Spruce & 11th street location. While Frogger does not offer bodywork, he makes people smile and is quite the favorite of passing children (who love to pat his head.)

 

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