Our Massage Therapists work magic on your mind, body and soul. They know how to ease your aches and pains with hundreds of techniques and have a loyal following to prove it. With over 30 years of combined clinical massage therapy experience, there’s no better massage anywhere in Richmond. Book your appointment today!
Sarah: Massage Therapist
Sarah graduated in the top of her class from American Institute of Massage. She is nationally certified and licensed through the Virginia Board of Nursing and has been practicing clinical massage therapy since 2001.
Sarah is trained in many different aspects of massage including: Swedish/therapeutic, deep tissue, sports, pre/post natal, lymphatic drainage, hot stone and reflexology. Her love of massage stems from her love of physiology, competitive sports and her desire to work with athletes. For most of her career, Sarah has worked closely with naturopathic physicians, chiropractors, physical therapists and acupuncturists to aid the recovery and complete wellness of competitive athletes.
Sarah has had the honor to be the MainMasseuse for ultra-marathoners, top level Ironman triathletes, competitive swimmers, world champion du-athletes, Olympian long distance runners, and countless amateur golfers, runners, soccer players. She loves that she can bring this element of massage to Glow Med Spa, and that she can assist our clients to reach optimum performance in their active life.
Tammy began her massage and esthetics education and career in the early years of 2000. She is a Nationally Certified Massage Therapist licensed with the VA Board of Nursing. She is also a Master Esthetician licensed with the VA Board of Cosmetology. A licensed Master Esthetics and Massage Therapy instructor with American Spirit Institute in Richmond, Tammy completed her Reiki Master program in 2007.
This 2012 Spring, she is finishing two additional programs to offer services in Hypnotherapy and Alternative Holistic Psychology. Tammy has been doing other intuitive and energy work with people and animals since she was a small child.
Plus, she has studied and is certified in many aspects of fitness, personal training, raw foods, herbs, aromatherapy, flower essences, personal transformation, coaching and nutrition. Super active in playing a variety of sports such as inline hockey, ice hockey, soccer and martial arts, you won’t find Tammy just sitting – she’s a big life liver and would love to get to know you.
NaKisha: Massage Therapist
A Summa Cum Laude 2010 graduate of MedSpa Careers Institute with an Associates Degree in Applied Science, Massage Therapy, NaKisha is also nationally certified and licensed through the Virginia Board of Nursing. She believes that touch is more than just a skin to skin interaction — it’s a healing factor and a basic human need. Certain that bringing healing touch to others is her life’s purpose, NaKisha finds complete gratitude in being part of her clients healing and well being.
She specialized in bodywork techniques including: Swedish Massage, Therapeutic Deep Tissue, Infant & Prenatal, Hot & Cold Stone, Reflexology, Sports, Trigger Point Therapy Body treatments and Aromatherapy.
NaKisha is continually looking to further her bodywork practice and is extending her education into other areas of bodywork and modalities, such as Reiki with Angels and Acupressure. She looks forward to incorporating a volunteer and work practice that gives her access to help patients of muscular dystrophy.
Melissa is a Summa Cum Laude 2009 graduate of Medical Careers Institute with an Associates Degree in Applied Science, Massage Therapy. She is also nationally certified and licensed through the Virginia Board of Nursing.
Melissa is very passionate about massage therapy. She believes massage therapy is not only beneficial for the body, but also for the mind. Melissa loves making people feel better and helping them achieve their goals of a pain free and stress free lifestyle. She specializes in body work techniques including: Swedish, prenatal, reflexology, deep tissue, aromatherapy, hot stone, sports and trigger point therapy.
Melissa is always looking to further her education in massage therapy. She enjoys learning new techniques to incorporate into her practice to help inhance her clients experience. Melissa strives to help her clients achieve the maximum benefits of massage therapy.
Shelly is passionate about the positive effects of massage on the body and mind. She can provide an invigorating sports massage for fatigued or sore muscles, work with you on injury rehabilitation, assist in the relief of migraines and tension related headaches or simply help you forget about life stresses for at least an hour with a relaxation focused treatment. Encouraging everyone to try massage therapy at least once so they can decide if it’s something that can help them become healthier and a possible addition to their regular self care, Shelly looks forward to seeing you at Glow Med Spa.