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Jenny  

Pronouns-She/Her

Licensed Massage Therapist 

With over 19 years of practicing, Jenny loves assisting people in increasing their wellness in their daily lives. She’s especially amazed how massage therapy, or the expert manipulation of the muscular system, can impact overall health and wellness. Jenny practices many different types of massage, including: Swedish, trigger point, deep tissue, myofascial release, relaxation, prenatal, and sports massage. She also likes to include aromatherapy in her massage sessions to increase relaxation. She’s especially excited when she hears her clients report increased physical wellness after just one session with her. 

 

Insurances currently accepted 
  • Personal Injury/Car Accidents
  • Labor and Industries

 

Certifications and modalities
  • Swedish 
  • Deep Tissue
  • Prenatal
  • Gua Sha
  • Cupping

Kalena 

Pronouns-She/Her

LICENSED MASSAGE THERAPIST 

Kalena is from O’ahu, Hawaii and uses her gifts of Lomi Lomi to bring healing and wellness to people. Kalena has extensive experience using both natural medicine and massage in her practice, helping her clients recover from strains, sprains, and injuries. She specializes in whiplash, pelvic floor, temporomandibular joint dysfunction, frozen shoulder thoracic outlet, carpal tunnel, hip and knee replacement (pre and post surgery), as well as myofascial release. She works with the body through deep tissue techniques to provide true relief to her clients.

Insurances currently accepted
  • Personal Injury/Car Accidents
  • Labor and Industries
Certifications and modalities
  • Swedish
  • Deep Tissue
  • Prenatal
  • Gua Sha
  • Cupping
  • Intraoral (for TMJD)
  • Lomi Lomi

 

Doug 

Pronouns-He/Him

LICENSED MASSAGE THERAPIST 

Doug was first introduced to massage after his own neck injury, which he recovered from through massage . He enjoys helping other people heal and recognizes that every healing journey is unique. He has a strong background in injury treatment as well as treating employees in the workplace to prevent chronic injury. He practices with a calmly focused sensitivity, using a variety of techniques such as: Swedish, myofascial release, passive and active stretching, deep tissue, and trigger point. He believes that part of the benefit of massage is increasing clients’ awareness and relationship with their own bodies.

Insurances currently accepted
  • Personal Injury/Car Accidents
  • Labor and Industries

Certifications and modalities 
  • Swedish
  • Deep Tissue
  • Prenatal
  • Gua Sha
  • Cupping
  • Myofascial Release
  • Passive and active stretching
  • Sports

 

Kelsey 

Pronouns-She/Her

LICENSED MASSAGE THERAPIST 

    Kelsey has dedicated herself to foster an environment of healing and self-care. Using a wide range of techniques, she creates a safe space for growth and recovery. She is taking to heart that every massage is meant to bring peace and an enriched sense of well-being to every client.

    Insurances currently accepted 
    • Personal Injury/Car Accidents 
    • Labor and Industries
    Certifications and modalities 
    • Swedish
    • Deep Tissue
    • Injury Treatment
    • Gua Sha
    • Cupping
    • Post Surgical Lymphatic Drainage
    • Geriatric Massage
    • Jaw Massage and TMJ relief
    • Passive and Active stretching

     

    Marissa 

    Pronouns-She/Her

    LICENSED MASSAGE THERAPIST 

      Marissa is passionate about helping people reach their massage and overall health goals through a holistic approach. She became intrigued and enthralled with massage after she received her first service ten years ago and could not imagine doing anything else. Marissa is experienced with Swedish, deep tissue, myofascial, trigger point, and cupping massage techniques and is highly skilled at engaging the parasympathetic nerve response to help people relax and de-stress.

        Insurances currently accepted
        • Personal Injury/Car Accidents
        Certifications and modalities 
        • Swedish
        • Deep Tissue
        • Injury Treatment
        • Prenatal
        • Gua Sha
        • Cupping
        • Myofascial Release
        • Craniosacral 
        • Pin & Stretch
        • Passive and Active Stretching
        • Trigger Point Therapy

         

        Elena 

        Pronouns-She/Her

        LICENSED MASSAGE THERAPIST 

          Elena was first introduced to massage when she was a teen. Her mom recovered from a folium tube removal through massage performed by a folk massage therapist. Elena was deeply impressed by the healing power of massage and decided someday to become a massage practitioner. She graduated from Bodymechanics Myotherapy and Massage School in Tumwater, where she learned Swedish massage and injury treatment. Being a highly attentive, empathic person, she profoundly feels the body. Her soft yet firm touch relaxes and frees the body’s own healing energy providing emotional and physical balance. As a massage therapist, she believes in the therapeutic power of movement. She specializes in helping people with frozen shoulder, whiplash, shin splints, carpal tunnel, and piriformis syndromes and widely uses muscle energy technics. She also performs deep tissue, trigger points, and myofascial release massage to reduce muscular hypertension, increase flexibility and improve posture.

            Insurances currently accepted
            • Personal Injury/Car Accidents

            Certifications and modalities 
            • Swedish
            • Deep tissue massage
            • Injury Treatment
            • Myofascial massage
            • Pro-active massage

            TAMi 

            Pronouns-She/Her

            Licensed Massage Therapist 

            Tami has been practicing massage therapy for 18 years. She is skilled in a wide range of massage techniques, including: Swedish, myofascial release, prenatal, medical, injury treatment, relaxation, trigger point therapy, and deep tissue massage. She’s even practiced sports massage therapy for professional athletes for the Seattle Seahawks! Tami provides exceptional service to her clients, building trust by listening to their needs and drawing from her outstanding experience and education. With each session, Tami hopes to create a comfortable and safe space for her clients that supports their mind, body, and spirit. 

            Insurances currently accepted 
            • Personal Injury/Car Accidents
            Certifications and modalities 
            • Swedish
            • Deep Tissue
            • Injury Treatment
            • Prenatal
            • Pin & Stretch
            • Sports
            • Relaxation with guided breathing techniques

             

             

            Dylan

            Pronouns-He/Him

            Licensed Massage Therapist

            Dylan has had a deep appreciation for the healing power of massage since he was young.  He has spent a lot of time understanding how everyone needs personalized attention for the best possible results. He strives to help his clients embody their wellbeing by being a positive facilitator in their own unique healing process. Dylan is trained in a wide range of modalities such as Swedish, deep tissue, Neuromuscular, sports massage and cupping. He is passionate about building the best session based on your specific needs. Whether your goals are injury treatment, pain management, or relaxation, Dylan’s focus on the individual is what allows him to shine with his clients’ and their outcomes.

            Insurances currently accepted
            • Personal Injury/Car Accidents
            Certifications and modalities
            • Swedish
            • Deep Tissue
            • Injury Treatment
            • Pin & Stretch
            • Neuromuscular
            • Cupping
            • Sports

             

             

            Saoirse 

            Pronouns-She/They

            Spa Manager

              Saoirse is a Connecticut transplant. She graduated from Western Connecticut State University with a Bachelor of Science in Health Promotion Studies and has worked in the massage and wellness field since 2018. She is passionate about holistic & integrative health, especially healing through all aspects of the mind, body, and spirit. She finds great joy in being the first communication line for people starting their wellness journey through massage. Her goal is to be a dedicated facilitator of healing for our clients and ensure a pleasant experience from booking to check-out! Saoirse is on-point and team-oriented. She is an excellent problem solver and team leader. We are so fortunate to have her on our team!

                Alison 

                Pronouns-She/Her

                Insurance Coordinator

                  Alison has been delivering care and customer service in the field of healthcare for 20 years. She received her Medical Coding and Billing Certificate from SPSCC in December of 2019.  Alison’s primary role is billing and receiving payment from insurance for our medical massages. As a supporting staff member, she aims to serve as a compassionate liaison between our patients, insurance companies, massage therapists, and staff members. Alison plays a vital role in creating a smooth customer service experience for our clients and staff at the spa. We are so thankful for her here.

                    Kayla 

                    Pronouns-She/Her

                    Spa Coordinator

                      Kayla was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest and happily calls it home. She began an exploration into healing 5 years again after dealing with experiences with chronic illness and physical pain. She’s developed a passion and deep respect for all things healing – yoga, crystals, animas, gardening and more. Her first experience with massage was here with Ballaura Wellness and was transformative (Kayla’s own words, we promise!). Since that experience, she has used massage as part of her healing journey to relax her mind and body. She embodies the beliefs of Ballaura Wellness and truly believes every person can benefit from massage. She is here to welcome every customer and provide exceptional service to everyone who steps into the Ballaura world.

                      Nicole Chryst

                      Pronouns-She/Her

                      Owner / Licensed Massage Therapist (Clinical) MA00022961

                      Nicole personally knows how massage can change your life. After discovering how massage can turn your life around, she started Ballaura in order to share her passion for fitness, health, and healing. She’s an enthusiastic industry leader, providing exceptional service while cultivating an exceptional team. Her leadership style is similar to how she approaches massage: simultaneously strong and kind, compassionate and knowledgeable. She believes in uplifting the entire massage community for the benefit of all. Nicole is not currently taking new clients.  

                       

                      At Ballaura Wellness Spa, our mission is to help everyone find their place in the world. That means we continually celebrate the diverse community different individuals cultivate. As an equal opportunity employer, we stay true to our mission by ensuring that our place can be anyone’s place.