At Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, we have an exceptional team of Licensed Massage Therapists (or LMTs.) Each of our therapists have extensive experience in the world of massage and have undergone various types of training and certifications to become masters of their craft.
Makayla is our main front desk staff. She is efficient and kind! She takes care of our client and staff needs with ease, so everyone has the smoothest experience possible.
Michele is your “go to” whenever you have a question about scheduling, changing massage therapists, insurance billing/payment options, special offers, and coordinating care with other providers. She’s an amazing person who is available to take care of our clients.
Experience: After graduating from Utah College Massage Therapy, Coro has spent the past seven years working with chiropractic offices as well as managing a solo practice. Her experience and commitment to clients makes her an accomplished therapists people love.
Massage Style: Using a clinical-based approach, Coro focuses on a myofascial release effect to bring about healing and relief with trigger point, deep tissue, and sports massage. She is also proficient in relaxing massage options such as Swedish, reflexology, hot stone, craniosacral, pregnancy, and shiatsu massage. And don’t forget the seated massage for corporate settings, she loves providing relief.
More about Coro: When she’s not providing clients with relief, she loves spending time with family, going on walks, and being of service others. She also embraces a love for essential oils by working at Young Living.
Experience: Karla graduated from Cortiva Massage School in Tucson, Arizona and has been practicing massage for six years. Prior to joining Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, she worked in different career settings as a business owner, and since then working with chiropractors and in spa settings. She loves what she does and it shows.
Massage Style: Her philosophy is that massage can be both therapeutic and relaxing. If she can help a client feel relaxed, safe and comfortable on her table, the work progresses naturally. She specializes in a variety of modalities (combined with energy work) including Swedish, deep tissue, myofascial, trigger-point therapy, prenatal, sports therapy and special populations (i.e. fibromyalgia, MS, diabetic myopathy and neuropathy). Karla’s specialty is neck/shoulder and upper body work (including piriformis and low back).
More about Karla: There’s never a dull moment in the life of Karla, a lifetime learner who loves to experience everything the world has to offer. As a mother and now grandmother, she’s maintained a light-hearted, zany approach to life that keeps her moving, whether that’s dancing to her favorite song or hitting the pavement in her running shoes.
Experience: Educated in Russia, received certificate in Medical Massage with Elements of Manual Therapy. Awarded by the U.S. National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork in 2002.
Massage Style: Russian Medical Massage – every session is customized!
More about Olga:
Experience: Sarah has been a dedicated practitioner for over 10 years. Prior to joining Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, she worked for a day spa and in a corporate setting where she was recognized as a top performer, and awarded the people’s choice for Outstanding Employee of the Year in 2016.
Massage Style: Sarah has an artful yet sophisticated approach to massage. Since no two bodies are alike, she likes to infuse simple modalities such as traditional Swedish with myofascial release, trigger point or even sports style. Her approach has successfully help her clients manage pain and reduce stress levels.
More about Sarah: As a native to Utah, Sarah loves to indulge in everything outdoors–from recreational activities to travel. In her down time, she loves to cook, read, visit exhibits, make art, catch a movie, expand her bug collection, and of course, receive a massage!
Experience: Having completed an apprenticeship in Texas, Summer started her career as a licensed massage therapist at the young age of 17. When she moved to Utah, she had to go through massage therapy school. Summer graduated second in her class from Vista College in 2010 and is now licensed in three states.
Massage Style: With nearly 28 years of experience, Summer has a gentle (yet effective) whole body approach. She has learned many massage styles and how to adapt each massage to fit her client’s needs. Her intuitive, empathic nature also helps ensure each client gets the best massage they need.
More about Summer: In her own words, Summer is having fun discovering more about herself every day. She’s on a path to being her best version while being true to her loyal, independent nature. And in the meantime, she loves to read, cook and sing her heart out.
Experience: Leah received her Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training from BYU in 2014. She is a state licensed and nationally certified Licensed Athletic Trainer. She became an LMT through the Myotherapy College of Utah in 2015 and is a member of the American Massage Therapy Association.
Massage Style: Leah incorporates myofascial release, joint mobilization, deep tissue penetration, stretching, postural analysis and orthopedic testing in various combinations customized for each individual client to achieve the best possible results.
More about Leah: With a two-year-old boy and another boy on the way, Leah is constantly on her toes. Lucky for her, she’s used to being on her toes after 5 years of collegiate ballet. She stays active outside with running and hiking. When she’s home, she enjoys artisan bread baking and cooking.
Meet our Chiropractor
Experience: Dr McKinney graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1995.
Chiropractic Style: With over 20 years of clinical experience Dr McKinney has improved the health of 1000’s of patients. He is a gentle adjuster focused on proper joint function. His approach to health and wellness begins with a core belief that our bodies are a gift that must be cared for. As a Chiropractor Dr McKinney trusts that each body has been designed to maintain and heal itself provided the nervous system is intact coupled with proper nutrition. Dr McKinney leads by example by beginning each day focused on proper biomechanics, nutrition and a positive mental attitude.
More about Dr. Mckinney: He & his wife Robin and 8 of their 9 children are so happy to call Utah County home. Both Shannon and Robin graduated from Mountain View High School in Orem.
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