Do you have foot pain or numbness? You could have a condition known as Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome. Massage Therapy and Bodywork are very effective in treating conditions arising from muscular and connective tissue abnormalities. Like many painful conditions, Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome responds quite well to treatment by massage therapy and bodywork.
Massage therapy can offer senior citizens a number of benefits that will greatly improve their sense of health and wellbeing. As the population continues to age, it is important to consider ways that we can work to improve the lives of those affected by the passing of time.
Yuriy is a Registered Massage Practitioner. Yuriy owns and operates Well-Being Massage Studio in the Columbia Maryland.
Yuriy received his training at the Baltimore School Of Massage Maryland which provides the most comprehensive training for massage therapists in the United States. In addition to learning various styles of massage therapy, he also studied anatomy, kinesiology and how to assess and customize sessions according to people's individual needs and requests.
Yuriy has training and experience in treating physical pain whether it's caused by stress, emotional tension, a sports injury or surgery. Also, he utilizes various forms of massage therapy including: Deep Tissue, Swedish, and Myofacial Technique as well as offering advice on exercise to help you move towards optimal health and wellness. He continues to expand his knowledge and techniques by attending conferences and workshops as well being an active member of Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals.
He is dedicated to massage therapy because it gives him great joy knowing he helps people not only achieve relaxation but also increases their overall wellbeing.
Kristi Lynn Karasek, RMP
Kristi loves being a massage therapist. Certified in integrative reflexology, hot stones, deep tissue, & aromatherapy to name a few. I work with heat & stretching for sports related massage, and different pressure points to help with sinus problems. Also trained in sciatica related issues. Been a massage therapist for 9 years and recently starting some classes to further my knowledge on the body and how to maintain a healthy being.
Christina Lembo, LMT
Christina is a Licensed Massage Therapist who is Maryland State and National Board Certified. Christina completed the Massage Therapist Certificate Program at Anne Arundel Community College. During the program, Christina received one of three Jeff Young Scholarship Awards for talent and enthusiasm in massage. Christina utilizes many massage techniques including: Swedish, Deep Tissue, Myofacial, Sports, Prenatal/Pregnancy, Hot Stone and Chair Massage. Christina is passionate about the positive effects of massage therapy on the body and mind. She creates a massage that will suit your specific needs. Her approach offers harmony, balance and ease to your busy life. Christina moved to Maryland from Long Island, New York within the last couple of years. She is also a Special Education Teacher with Bachelor degrees in Education/Special Education and Speech Communication and a Master degree in Literacy.
Li Zhou, LMT
Li Zhou is a nationally certified massage therapist licensed to practice massage in Maryland and Virginal. Her work ethic began as an engineer from China to USA. Through her life, Li has been active in both organized sports along with sports just fun as a hobby. Li understands that tolls that professional work and life events can have on the body. She has personal experience both being treated and treating other ailments, relieving pain symptoms at the source. She has a deep respect for the body’s time to heal and return to wellness. LI’s background enables her to blend eastern and western modalities using her the tools she has learned and developed to better fit the needs of her clients. She has learned through her practice that everyone has their own set of life experiences and a unique relationship to their body. From treatment oriented bodywork including trigger point therapy combining acupressure technique, myofascial release, and muscle energy techniques, sport massage, Lymph drainage along with more of the soothing, relaxing Swedish with fluid and smooth contact. On the side Li enjoys Chinese Martial Arts, road biking, swimming and Yoga. She is a member at Supreme Sports Club so you may even see her in the Gym working out during her off time.
Danielle Clausen, RMP
Danielle is a graduate of Fortis Institute of Towson where she learned to customize massage in various ways. She is in love with all of the positive effects massage can have on not only the physical body, but the emotional state as well. Whether you're looking for a Swedish massage or a Deep Tissue, Danielle really likes to take her time and bring relief and relaxation to her clients with a 90 minute session. When she is not massaging, she enjoys taking her young son out for a day of fun around town
Jessica D Smith, LMT
Jessica Smith was born and raised in New York City. After deciding on a career and lifestyle change, Jessica moved to Philadelphia and attended the Swedish Massage certificate program at the Massage Arts Center of Philadelphia. She now makes Catonsville, MD her home and is excited to join the wonderful staff of Well Being Massage Studio. Jessica has taken advanced studies in CranioSacral therapy, prenatal and postnatal care, stretching and Myofascial release. She is committed to helping her clients develop pain management strategies that work to find balance with past injuries. Jessica strives to bring a sense of calm and peace to her sessions. She believes in listening to her clients’ needs and tailoring each session toward meeting the client’s individual goals. By incorporating a variety of modalities, Jessica's clients can expect pain relief, stress reduction, and increased mobility from their massage sessions.
Emil Chervin, RMP
Eastern and Western Holistic Approach modalities with Reiki BioEnergy 1st and 2nd Degree Practitioner.
He graduated from Fortis Institute. Being that his passion, therapeutic massage is giving him a balance in his life by helping his clients to relieve their aches and pains and improve their lives through relaxation massage. Emil is also constantly improving his professional expertise by attending a variety of multiple workshops and training events in healing therapies.
As you may already know, therapeutic massage provides a number of health and wellness related benefits. These benefits are delivered in a natural and safe non-invasive method and thus, do not carry the harmful side effects associated with prescribed medications and the many invasive medical procedures used today.
Emil specializes in Swedish, Deep Tissue, Prenatal Massage, Stone and Acupressure treatments. He is also continued education on a Chinese Craniosacral Therapy (Acu-Qi) with Visceral Manipulation – Internal Organ Massage (Chi Nei Tsang) and Medical Qigong, Usui Reiki and Karuna Reiki Sensei and working on his Reiki Master’s degree.
Emil is an active member in good standing with the following professional associations:
American Institute of Naturopathic Medicine,
National Association for Therapeutic Exercise,
American Medical Massage Association,
The American Manual Medicine Association,
Academy of Scandinavian Mobilization Therapy.
He hopes to become your massage therapist for life!
Samantha Dyson, LMT
Samantha Dyson started her journey as a massage therapist almost 3 years ago. She attended the Fortis Institute in Towson and graduated November 2013. During her schooling she became trained in many different modalities including swedish, deep tissue, hot stone, pregnancy and aromatherapy massage. She is looking to continue her education to help better inform her clients on the importance massage. Sometimes we get to caught up in life and forget how important it is to feel good. She will help you better understand your body so you can feel your best!
JT Turner, LMT
Joshua Turner is Licensed Massage Therapist. He has been practing in eastern and western styles of body work for over a decade. Joshua is effective in preventative medicine and treatment of acute and chronic conditions.
Ivana Pannell, RMP
Ivana is a graduate from Baltimore School of Massage where she learned anatomy and kinesiology along with multiple modalities such as Deep Tissue, Swedish massage, shiatsu and more.She has the patients it takes to understand how the body works and moves. She is a very detailed Massage Therapist. She details her client"s session based on their specific needs. Her enthusiasm for massage gives her great character. Knowing that she can offer relief and relaxation to her clients puts a smile on her face. She is very enthused about education and learning everything she can learn about the human body and continues her education to become more versatile. She is a very good listener and will give you the relief you need when you come to see her.
Leah, Licensed Esthetician
Leah has been a licensed esthetician for almost 20 years. With certifications in a plethora of fields of training, she can provide for all your esthetic needs. In addition, Leah is a professional makeup artist skilled in both traditional and airbrush makeup application. A master of total body and facial waxing she is highly proficient in ridding you of all your unwanted hair concerns. No area is too big or small.
If you feel you are lacking in the eyelash department, Leah is also certifed in Extreme Lashes ( a semi- permanent, individual lash bonding process ). She can provide a less permanent group lash application as well. Just think, you can finally the luscious lashes of your dreams!!
Highlight your beauty with one of Leah's amazingly relaxing and deeply beneficial facials! Choose among everything from acne, anti-aging, European, or aromatherapy with an assortment of Alpha and beta hydroxy acids to enhance any facial result. Complete your aesthetic desires with a customized air brush tan. From a light caramel to the deepest mocha, Leah considers both your current skin tone and your tanning goals to create the best color blend for you!
Book an appointment today and look forward to looking fabulous!!!
Irina Khanukayev, Licensed Esthetician
Irina graduated from Von Lee International School of Aesthetics. She has over 11 years of experience as an accomplished Aesthetician.
Irina loves to customize her facials to specific client needs. She has strong knowledge in peels and treatments. Whether you are looking for skin transformation or relaxation Irina will make sure you leave satisfied.
But her talent doesn’t stop at skin care. She loves all aspects of waxing, from Brazilian to legs, full face and full body. Her attention to detail is impeccable and it shows in her work.
Irina’s goal is to indulge her clients in the ultimate spa experience.