MEET OUR THERAPISTS
Christina Francis, Licensed Certified Massage Therapist - Owner
Christina 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. Christina was an assistant instructor at MTI for three years. Her teaching position was an enriching experience that allowed her to help students while staying current 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, sports massage and Kinesio® taping, and has attended injury work intensives. She also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biological Psychology from the University of Massachusetts and graduated summa cum laude.
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, but oversees the day-to-day business operations.
Rachael Dewing, Licensed Massage Therapist
Rachael 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 ranging from chronic tension to physical injuries. She holds a degree in Exercise Science from the University of Massachusetts, Boston. She practices martial arts, studies yoga science and philosophy and is an avid snowboarder.
Alison Swiatocha, Licensed Massage Therapist
Alison 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.
Ariella Parsons, Licensed Massage Therapist
Ariella is an intuitive and creative massage therapist. A graduate of the Elizabeth Grady School of Massage Therapy, her primary focus is designing the best therapeutic treatment for her clients. Ariella's sessions are typically a blend of several modalities of massage including deep tissue, myofascial release, energy work and relaxation techniques. She is trained in Pre and Perinatal massage and is also a certified Reiki Master.