Have you tried massage therapy at the Healthy Living Center? Massage therapy has been shown to have many physical and emotional benefits and can be an important part of your wellness plan. Our massage therapists provide a wide variety of massage types and are available for appointments 7 days/week. The massage therapy rates are reasonable and can be found here, allowing a larger number of members to access these services. We’d like you to get to know our massage therapists – you'll find their stories below. Then – be good to yourself and schedule a massage! Call 507-266-4688 or stop by the front desk to schedule.
With a love of both learning and new challenges, Mary has found massage therapy to be a rewarding profession. Prior to working at the DAHLC, Mary spent 3 years gaining massage therapy experience at a Rochester-based business that serves clients from around the world. Mary has also donated her time and hands for chair massages at various local events. She's found that her favorite volunteer effort (3 years and continuing!) is Brighter Tomorrows, an organization that supports families coping with childhood cancer.
Education: Associate degree in Massage Therapy, certification in Reiki (level I & II), certification in Hospital-Based Massage Therapy from the Mayo School of Health Sciences.
Types of Massage: Swedish; Sports; Deep Tissue; Neuromuscular Release; Myofascial Release, Pre/Post Natal; Trigger Point Therapy and Chair Massage
Having worked as a carpenter for years and receiving many massages is what inspired Steve to become a massage therapist and "pass on this life-renewing modality". His prior massage therapy experience includes providing chair massage for a large insurance company staff and also working in conjunction with a chiropractor. In his free time, Steve is an avid wood carver. He's married and has 2 adult sons.
Education: Therapeutic Massage Degree from Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College
Types of Massage: Swedish Massage, Myofascial Release, Oncology Massage, Chair and Reflexology
Nathan began his massage therapy right here at the DAHLC. After spending some time teaching massage therapy at the Minnesota School of Business and working in a chiropractic office, Nathan has returned to the DAHLC. In his spare time, Nathan enjoys lifting weights, cooking, baking and playing video games.
Education: Hospital Based Massage Therapy from Mayo Clinic; Certified Massage Therapist from Massage & Spa Professional Academy; Certified Pediatric Massage Therapist from LiddleKidz Foundation; Certified Infant Massage Instructor from LiddleKidz Foundation; Certified Pediatric Massage Therapist with emphasis in Oncology from LiddleKidz; Touch Therapy for People Living with Cancer from Compassionate Therapies; Certified Reflexologist from Bare Your Sole- Body Rhythms, Introduction to Cupping from Body Rhythms
Types of Massage: Deep Tissue, Sports, Prenatal, Reflexology on feet, hands and ears, Condition-Specific, Swedish, Chair and Myofascial Release.
She has been providing massage for four years. Martha has practiced massage in salon parlors to therapeutic clinics. After her second year of practicing massage, she learned she enjoys performing therapeutic massages, but also likes giving a relaxation massage every once in a while. As much as she loves to provide massages, she also loves being outdoors on a beautiful sunny day, whether that be fishing or going on adventures. The sun and warmth is a happy time for her!
Types of Massage: prenatal, Swedish, relaxation, trigger point, therapeutic.