Massage Therapists

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!

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Tammy: Massage Therapist

Tammy has over 15 years of experience in the fields of massage therapy and esthetics both as a therapist and instructor.

Her passion is to be a catalyst in your journey of well being. A lot of her drive and passion comes from her personal health, as well as observing friends, family, other people, and animals.  Her mission is to help individuals empower themselves to become balanced spiritually, mentally, emotionally, physically, nutritionally, and to learn to laugh every single day as it is the best medicine.

Tammy began her massage and esthetics education and career in the early years of 2000.  She holds active licenses as a Certified Massage Therapist licensed with the Va Board of Nursing and the California Massage Board. She holds active Master Esthetician licenses with the Va Board of Cosmetology and with California Board of Cosmetology. These licenses also include her Instructor Licensing. She has completed courses as a Holistic Health Practitioner, Health Coach, Board Certified Holistic Alternative Psychology Practitioner, Personal Training & Yoga, and Aromatherapist. She completed her Reiki Mastership in 2007 and has been doing other intuitive and energy work with people and animals since she was a small child.

In her free time, she is very active, playing a variety of sports such as inline hockey, ice hockey, soccer, and martial arts.  She loves to cook and uncook (preparing raw food). She enjoys working with and taking care of animals. She finds joy in everything she does daily from washing dishes to teaching classes and working with clients. She feels her life is truly blessed.

She continues to freelance study and attend workshops on a regular basis to further her education in all these fields.

 Biff: Massage Therapist

Biff Collins’ birth name is Elizabeth, but she has always and forever been known by all as Biff.

Biff,  a Licensed Massage therapist since 2010, completed her training in New York and further went on to become a licensed Acupuncturist. After spending a stint of her life in The Big Apple, she once again returned home to Richmond and joined the Glow Team. She brings with her a hybrid of Tradition Eastern and Western techniques. Her unique blend of these techniques began early in her education at The Swedish Institute where she received an Associates in Occupational Studies for Massage Therapy followed by extensive Continuing Education courses in Tui Na, Shiatsu and Prenatal Massage. At the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, where she received a Bachelors in Health Sciences and a Masters of Acupuncture, her passion for combining holistic techniques that are both relaxing and therapeutic to create a healthy balance for each person as a whole only grew. 

Biff is a DONA (Doulas of North America) certified Birth Doula. She has had the privilege to attend births of all kinds, generally in a hospital setting. She enjoys helping expecting Moms be comfortable and healthy during pregnancy and is particularly passionate about helping Mom’s adjust physically to the changes that occur Pre and Post-Partum.

As a Practitioner of Chinese Medicine she understands the unique, complicated, and ever-changing dynamic within each person to find their best state of well-being. To find the balance of life-style, diet, exercise and rest that is required for true health. Biff enjoys developing a long-lasting relationship with her clients and becoming a distinctive part of their wellness journey.

Mercedes: Massage Therapist

A June 2011 graduate of Career Training Solutions in Fredericksburg, Virginia, Mercedes Williams is a licensed massaged therapist who specializes in deep pressure, Swedish, and sports massage. Mainly focusing on the therapeutic aspects of massage by combining stretching, acupressure, and other connective tissue manipulations.  She is very passionate about the wellbeing, health, and balance of one’s person. During the time of being a therapist she has helped those who have been in car accidents, chronic pain from injury, chronic migraines, degenerative disk disorder, sciatica, fibromyalgia, etc.  Although very therapeutic she can also provide a wonderful relaxing massage that can be used as an escape from everyday stress. Positivity and happiness is the key of a stress free balance that is willing to be spread.

(bio & picture coming soon) Tammy: Massage Therapist

Liz: Massage Therapist

Elizabeth (Liz) graduated from career training solutions in 2005 and has been performing massage therapy and body work ever since. In that time, Liz has learned expanded her massage and bodywork skills in various medical settings, primarily chiropractic.

You will find her intuitive touch is tremendous at locating and releasing muscle tension and myofascial pain. A broad“ toolbox“ of bodywork techniques enable her to take several approaches to provide you with excellent results. Liz’s philosophy is, “Everyone is different on the inside as they are on the outside as a result and respond differently to various techniques.”

She feels it’s not only important to locate a problem, but also determine the technique that provides the best relief. These techniques include but are not limited to: Sports massage and stretching, Myofascial release, trigger point, deep tissue, Active isolated stretching, Himalayan hot stone massage, reflexology, and pregnancy massage, Aromatherapy and cupping techniques.

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