Rachael Dewing, LMT, is a warm hearted graduate from the Massage School in Acton and a member of the American Massage Therapy Association. She is certified in Pre & Perinatal Massage and is a Level 2 Reiki practitioner. Her treatments are therapeutic and tend to be deep and focused. However, she easily makes adjustments in pressure for client comfort.
Rachael attends workshops so that she can utilize techniques to help resolve issues from chronic stress to physical injuries. She practices martial arts, studies yoga, science, and philosophy and is an avid snowboarder.
Hanna Shansky, LMT, brings her passion for the healing arts into every massage, inviting you to nourish the mind/body connection through deep relaxation. Working from the heart, she provides a restful and restorative space for you to reconnect with your body and soul. Hanna integrates Swedish massage, deep tissue techniques, myofascial release, trigger point work, assisted stretching, shiatsu, and subtle energy work as needed to give each of her clients a soothing and rejuvenating experience. Hanna is a graduate of Cortiva Institute, a member of the ABMP, and also holds a Bachelor's Degree in Music from Brandeis University. She enjoys working with clients from all walks of life, and believes the integration of massage into a conscious lifestyle can be tremendously supportive to the needs of any individual.
Alison Swiatocha, LMT, is a deeply caring and perceptive massage therapist and Reiki practitioner. She is a graduate of The Cortiva Institute in Watertown, MA and has strong foundations in deep tissue work, Swedish massage and myofascial release. Alison combines anatomical knowledge and intuition to effectively treat injuries, postural issues, and pathologies. Her work provides great relief to those with acute or chronic pain.
Certified and practiced in pre- and perinatal massage, Alison works to reduce the discomforts and structural issues associated with pregnancy. She has a thorough knowledge of the various dimensions, physiological and otherwise, involved in the progress of pregnancy, and offers compassionate healing touch specified for women in all stages.
Christina Francis, LCMT, is a nationally board certified massage therapist and trained at the prestigious Muscular Therapy Institute in Cambridge, MA. Licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, she is also a professional member of the American Massage Therapy Association, certified in CPR/First Aid and AED, and certified in Prenatal Massage Therapy.
After graduating, Christina was an assistant instructor at MTI for three years. Her teaching position at MTI was an enriching experience that allowed her to help students while staying up to date on new techniques and modalities. She taught classes in Neuromuscular therapy and Muscular Therapy technique.
Christina has furthered her education by becoming certified in Pre & Perinatal Massage, Reiki levels one and two, deep tissue massage and has attended injury work intensives. Experience in many different bodywork therapies allows her to work with clients on an individual basis and treat clients with multiple techniques for lasting results.
Christina started her private practice in 2002 in Cambridge and enjoys working with a diverse group of people. She receives regular massage treatments so that she can stay healthy and encourages her clients to receive regular work. Christina is not accepting new clients at this time.