Our Massage Therapists
Our Massage Therapists
Harmony Massage has been known for excellent massage since it opened in 1998. Our friendly and knowledgeable Licensed Massage Therapists offer diverse areas of specialty, but all are experts in listening to you and understanding your needs. From relaxation to injury treatment, the massage is tailored to what will get results for each person.
Our massage therapists are interested in hearing the client’s concerns and have the goal of effective treatment for each individual person. The massage therapists at Harmony Massage offer diverse areas of specialty. We offer the very best in relaxation and stress-reduction massage and chronic pain and injury treatment massage. Harmony Massage is a member of the Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce.
As you enter Kristen's massage room, you enter a safe, therapeutic space where you can breathe, unwind and tune into yourself. Using rhythmic strokes and rocking motions Kristen gives a thoroughly relaxing massage. With a skilled attention to detail, Kristen is able to create space, induce relaxation and decompress your joints during your massage.
Kristen has specialty training in prenatal and postnatal massage, craniosacral and lymphatic drainage.
Susan specializes in craniosacral therapy. Her early studies and practice in bodywork were on the subject of Osteopathy. This was before the current laws regarding requirements for a Massage Therapy License. Now she is a Licensed Massage Therapist, but she continues to practice Osteopathic styles of bodywork.
In her bodywork, she particularly addresses the fascia, which is the fabric of the body. Fascia holds the muscles, bones, organs and other systems of the body in place and separate from one another. By addressing the fascia, misalignments and painful conditions can be alleviated.
The goal of Susan's work is to support you in your healing journey.
David combines a variety of techniques including Somatic Experiencing (SE) to help deal with unresolved physical anxiety, trauma and PTSD in the body. David's massage specifically addresses conditions such as injuries, pain, tension, migraine headaches and stress.
David has observed that by working slowly, at the pace of his client's nervous system, he can achieve significantly better results while avoiding unnecessary discomfort during and after the session. Including the use of Somatic Experiencing in the massage can help free the stuck energy that keeps the muscles tight. David's clients often feel their tension ease as their muscles soften during their massage.
A graduate of Brian Utting School of Massage, David is also certified in Biomechanical Craniosacral and Somatic Experiencing.
Michael's focus is on providing effective treatment specific to the condition being treated. A lot of his experience has been treating "tech neck" symptoms and back pain. He is a good listener, taking care to listen to your needs and concerns before, during and after the massage.
Michael specializes in cupping, hot stone massage and myofascial release. He is able to adjust his pressure to suit your needs, using light, medium or deep pressure depending on your sensitivity.
Bill graduated from Seattle Massage School in 1992. He subsequently earned a Bachelor's Degree from Bastyr University in Exercise Science and Wellness. In addition to his massage therapy practice, he is also a fitness trainer and Yogi.
As a Massage Therapist, his emphasis is on restoring the body to proper function. His massage specialties include Neuromuscular Therapy, Cranial-Sacral Therapy and Myofascial Release. In his massage, he blends these techniques to remove adhesions, trigger points and scar tissue that cause dysfunction.
Deidre's focus is on creating a therapeutic experience with complete focus on each client.
With an emphasis on listening to your concerns, she will provide focused massage on the areas that you have identified. Then she will also locate and address the areas that you may not be aware are contributing to the pain or discomfort.
In addition to Deep Tissue and Injury Treatment, Deidre has a specialty in Prenatal and Perinatal Massage.
Jay received his first massage after a strenuous workout. Although he had gotten the massage at someone else's insistence and not because of any personal interest, he was astonished at the results. He later chose massage as a career, thinking how wonderful it would be to share that experience with others all day.
His clients find that Jay can always apply the right amount of pressure. Jay is known for always being able to pinpoint the exact spot in the muscles that is giving trouble.
During your massage, Jay will actively listen to your needs, and develop a session uniquely for you and your goals. With Jay as your massage therapist, you can trust that your concerns will be heard and addressed.
In addition to extensive training in massage and how it relates to the body's natural healing mechanisms, Jay is a registered yoga instructor. He uses his knowledge of the muscles and yoga to assist his clients with stretching ideas that can help keep your muscles flexible and strong.
Eric primarily uses deep tissue, but his method of working is gentle and pain-free. He also incorporates Range-of-Motion techniques into his massages. His method of massage is very effective at helping a person achieve substantial relief.
Eric observes that massage can bring awareness to the body and help stimulate self healing, in addition to bringing immediate relief.
Eva has studied Massage Therapy both in China and the U.S.A. Along with Swedish and Deep Tissue Massage, she brings to her clients ancient Chinese massage techniques such as Cupping and Gua Sha.
With experience in many different massage styles, Eva is able to determine what will help your body relax and what will relieve any areas of pain and tightness.
Sheryle's is known for the deep work she is able to do in a massage. She enjoys combining more focused work with Swedish Massage in her massages.
Sheryle has known that she wanted to be a massage therapist since she was in High School. After gaining other job experience, she pursued her dream and graduated from Everest School of Massage.
When getting a massage from Sheryle, people feel they are getting a deeply relaxing massage from someone who genuinely cares and likes to help!
Harmony Massage also offers Reflexology by a Nationally Certified Reflexogist.
"When I experienced breast cancer 3 years ago, I realized how important health is to our lives.
"At that moment I developed a strong interest in reflexology because I thought health was about more than just the physical body. Reflexology supports physical health as well as mental health. It reduces anxiety and enhances a positive mind. The more I studied, the more I was fascinated by reflexology. After I became a National Board Certified Reflexologist, I decided to leave my 15 year career as a preschool teacher and dive into a new world as a therapist.
"People enjoy the therapeutic experience of relaxing to my gentle therapeutic touch. I have a unique combination of intentional Acupressure Reflexology."
Learn more about Yuko's practice and the gifts of reflexology.
What Our Clients Say
The therapists at Harmony Massage are particularly good at asking questions that really get to the heart of what hurts and then designing a massage to target those areas. They are proactive with ice or heat, and stretches. I have been a regular H.M. client for more than 10 years. I have seen a number of therapists over that time. I have seldom been disappointed with the quality of care that I’ve received. On the few occasions that I have asked to make a change, it’s been done quickly, professionally and always with a follow-up to make sure that my concerns have been addressed. Massage has been a regular part of my life for more than 10 years. It helps me deal with stress, head off the aches and pains associated with aging and, in general, makes me feel happier and healthier.
- Debbie Vogel