A 2002 graduate of the Baltimore School of Holistic Massage, Claudia left a 20 year career in Radiologic Technology in order to pursue a career in Complimentary Medicine. She has trained extensively in Swedish and Myofascial massage. In 2012 she completed her training in Chakra Balancing at The Braided Way Healing Arts in Ellicott City, MD. Claudia believes that this unique healing modality has been a great addition to her massage practice, as it facilitates the space needed for the clients to heal beyond the physical.

Licensed Massage Therapist 

Claudia Lagos

A graduate of Baltimore School of massage, Jessica has worked in the healthcare field since 2007.  She specializes in chronic pain relief by integrating deep tissue and trigger point work into her sessions. Customizing every session based on what shows up that day, she addresses current conditions and gives insight into recurring patterns. Jessica has her medical massage certification and can work with a doctor's diagnosis. 

Licensed Massage Therapist + Medical Massage Practitioner

JESSICA HAHAN

Licensed Massage Therapist

Robin graduated from the Swedish Institute in 1990 and since then has been practicing massage therapy in integrative health settings, corporate settings, spas and gyms in New York City, Los Angeles and Washington, DC. Her education started with a deep, medical approach to massage and over the years has embraced subtle modalities, often incorporating both into a session as seems fit for her client. Robin has a body/mind/spirit approach and encourages clients to take charge of care by using massage therapy in addition to other avenues to well-being--acupuncture, exercise, meditation, nutrition, physical therapy, Pilates, stretching, Tai Chi, yoga--with the hope that every client will find an enjoyable way to achieve optimum health.

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Paul helps people to relieve stress and pain and improve movement through the calming and healing powers of listening and touch with respectful pressure. After decades of pharmaceutical research and development, he graduated from Potomac Massage Therapy Institute in 2015 and has since helped many people with chronic or acute pain and mobility. Paul customizes therapies based on health history, physical condition, lifestyle and stress levels, using intuition and methods built upon science and guided by clinical evidence. Sessions may blend myofascial, trigger point (hypersensitive muscle “knots”), deep tissue, hot stone, Swedish, stretching and other techniques to address blood flow, nerve entrapment and postural or movement dysfunction.

Licensed Massage Therapist

paul kimball

Kelley is a graduate of the New England Academy of Therapeutic Sciences. The first seven years of her massage career, Kelley worked with a holistic chiropractor and developed a passion for the medical side of massage and addressing specific issues. Kelley has 18 years of massage experience, incorporating Swedish massage, deep tissue, pre-natal, foot reflexology and sports massage. She believes in customizing the massage to the specific needs of her client and incorporating everything she’s learned. She feels massage therapists and their clients are both like snowflakes—no two are alike!

Licensed Massage Therapist

Kelley McCaleb

Jamila Graham is a graduate of the Potomac Massage Training institute. Jamila is certified in Massage for the Childbearing Years, which includes pregnancy, labor, and postpartum. She loves to help her clients relieve stress and achieve relaxation through massage.She provides a safe, calm, and soothing environment. Jamila is an attentive and caring therapist that really listens to her clients. She tailors her sessions to meet the clients’ needs. She uses a combination of Swedish and deep tissue to provide muscle tension relief. Being a Reiki practitioner she also provides her clients with positive healing energy. Jamila believes in everyone needing to take time for themselves to recharge and relax.

Licensed Massage Therapist (Takoma Park)

Jamila Graham

Jamila Graham is a graduate of the Potomac Massage Training institute. Jamila is certified in Massage for the Childbearing Years, which includes pregnancy, labor, and postpartum. She loves to help her clients relieve stress and achieve relaxation through massage.She provides a safe, calm, and soothing environment. Jamila is an attentive and caring therapist that really listens to her clients. She tailors her sessions to meet the clients’ needs. She uses a combination of Swedish and deep tissue to provide muscle tension relief. Being a Reiki practitioner she also provides her clients with positive healing energy. Jamila believes in everyone needing to take time for themselves to recharge and relax.

Licensed Massage Therapist (Takoma Park)

Jamila Graham

JAMILA GRAHAM

Licensed Massage Therapist

Jamila Graham is a graduate of the Potomac Massage Training institute. Jamila is certified in Massage for the Childbearing Years, which includes pregnancy, labor, and postpartum. She loves to help her clients relieve stress and achieve relaxation through massage.She provides a safe, calm, and soothing environment. Jamila is an attentive and caring therapist that really listens to her clients. She tailors her sessions to meet the clients’ needs. She uses a combination of Swedish and deep tissue to provide muscle tension relief. Being a Reiki practitioner she also provides her clients with positive healing energy. Jamila believes in everyone needing to take time for themselves to recharge and relax.

DEB BALENSON

Licensed Massage Therapist

Deb graduated from Central Maryland School of Massage in 2013. She specializes in getting people to relax and reduce their daily stress. Deb blends several different modalities in each session along with stretching and range of motion to create a individualized massage for her clients. She has experience in Swedish, deep tissue, lymphatic drainage, and hot stone.  

RYAN OGLE

Licensed Massage Therapist

Ryan brings years of bodywork experience and education to bare on your body's sore spots and chronic pain issues. A former Maryland Higher Education Commission approved instructor for the National Certification Exam for Massage and Bodywork and adult education program for massage, Ryan is able to answer many questions about the nature of musculo-skeletal discomfort. He always offers advice ways to integrate massage into a wellness program crafted to achieve physical comfort, wellness, and relaxation.

A lifelong student and educator, Ryan crafts each session to fit the specific needs of each guest with a toolbox of techniques that range from Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Myofascial Release, Sports Massage, Hot Stone Massage, Pre-Natal Massage, Aromatherapy, Reflexology, MyoSkeletal Alignment, CranioSacral Therapy, Mayan Abdominal Massage, and Energetic Balancing (QiGong, Reiki, Zero Balancing).

ABBY DAVIS

Licensed Massage Therapist

Abby is a graduate of PMTI and has been practicing since 2011. Coming from a very medical family, she felt a call to massage as early as age 8. She has always believed in the “body mind” and the body mind connection. She specializes in prenatal, deep tissue, Swedish, and hot stone massage. She also incorporates some of the Trager method into her work, as well as basic manual lymph drainage.

Phyllis jordan

Registered Massage Therapist

Having made a firm decision to achieve a better work/life balance and ultimately become centered in a more impactful profession , Phyllis chose to change careers and pursued her passion; an education in Massage Therapy. She is a dedicated and steadfast believer in the benefits of holistic wellness; for restoration of a healthy system of wholeness within the body, spirit and mind connection. Her intuitive; therapeutic touch is client centered and tailored using various techniques of muscle and connective tissue manipulation to increase body function, decrease inflammation, and aid in healing of the Human energy system.

Phyllis' core focus is to unwind the strained body and provide relaxation while restoring its alignment, length, and natural balance. Her treatment is designed to support your journey in wellbeing.

nefretari white

Registered Massage Therapist

Nefretari graduated from Holistic Massage Training Institute in Baltimore. Her massage style and technique promotes deep relaxation and body awareness that allows the clients to find peace on the table and off. Nefretari has a calming, intuitive, and friendly nature that creates a positive stress reducing atmosphere.

HILLARY POKRYWKA

Registered Massage Therapist

Hillary graduated from the Holistic Massage Training Institute in Baltimore, and is also a 200 hr Registered Yoga teacher. Hillary's sessions focus on creating deep relaxation and addressing areas of concern through an intuitive blend of Swedish massage, deep tissue, myofascial release, stretching and range of motion. She is happy to help others feel better, find stillness, and reach optimal health in mind and body.  

MARY GAUKER

Licensed Massage Therapist + Reiki Practioner

A firm believer in the healing power of therapeutic touch, Mary has studied numerous energetic healing modalities and graduated from Potomac Massage Training Institute in 2014. She is a licensed massage therapist, a Reiki master/teacher, a certified Chakra Energy Balancing practitioner, and an acupressure practitioner. Mary offers sessions incorporating both a physical and an energetic approach. A long time student and practitioner of yoga and meditation, these practices help to keep her centered and grounded as well as inform her interactions with the world at large. She is very interested in the mind-body-spirit connection and enjoys working with her clients to help them see how improving their physical and energetic connection with themselves helps to maintain equilibrium and to stay happy and healthy. Her massage style is meditative and flowing, and most clients find it deeply relaxing. She employs deep tissue work as needed based on each client's level of comfort. Recognizing that each client is unique, Mary’s approach to each session reflects the individual client's goals and needs.