EARTH BODY MASSAGE
Welcome to Earth Body Massage where our team of therapists are here to help you find the perfect treatment tailored to your individual needs. Come in and experience the rejuvenating effects of massage and skincare therapy today.
Christina grew up in Central Oregon and loves it so much she decided to stay and raise her son here. She was drawn to bodywork after receiving massage and feeling the difference in her body. Christina graduated from Central Oregon Community College Massage Therapy program in 2000. She has had additional training in Deep Tissue, Swedish, Hot Stone and Prenatal and Reflexology Massage. Over the years she has gained experience by working in Chiropractic offices, Spa's, and Private Practices. Her favorite thing about her profession is getting the opportunity to work with clients on their journey to self-care.
Claire grew up in Bend, Oregon and loves being outside, playing with her pup, dancing to folk music, trail running, climbing and snowboarding. She continued her education in Salt Lake City where she studied environmental studies, Spanish and played soccer. She acquired her passion for massage while traveling in Central America. In Nicaragua she was introduced to massage through workshops on a small island called Inan Itah. She continued her travels through Guatemala where she was mentored by a holistic healer and truly fell in love with healing. When she returned to Bend, she studied massage at COCC and graduated in 2019. She is drawn to eastern healing modalities and specializes in Swedish and deep tissue massage. She has a deep yet nurturing touch. Claire is a present, caring, outgoing and enthusiastic person.
Eva completed her Massage Therapy education in 2015 from the Healing Hands School of Holistic Health based in Laguna Hills, Ca. She recently moved from Troutdale where she has been practicing massage at a Therapeutic Chiropractors office for the past 7 years.
Her specialties are Deep Tissue Therapies and is also trained in Prenatal Massage. In her free time she likes to run and practice yoga. She looks forward to exploring Central Oregon with her husband and two boys.
Jami is a Central Oregonian native for almost 35 years. Gaining her massage license from Sage School of Massage in 2012 and then again in 2021 for licensing in Esthetics. With a primary spa background she knows how to help you feel relaxed. Along with lots of experience in therapeutic work she can help you get to the root of your ailments. By specializing in hot stones, cupping/gua sha, deep tissue and full body skin care your session will be a treat! In her off time she is working on her home with her husband, baby girl and loyal dog Moz.
Kathleen began her massage career in Bend, Oregon back in 1999. Acquiring her fundamentals, deep tissue training and obtaining her National massage license she moved to eastern Idaho for backcountry snowboarding among the mighty Teton mountain range. While managing the Grand Targhee Resort Spa, she joined the 2002 Winter Olympics Sports Massage Team in Utah. Inspired by the international interactions her wanderlust led her to the Northern California coast where the Redwood forests meet the Pacific ocean. Surfing and yoga became a new passion while living and working behind the Redwood curtain. Kathleen enjoyed working at a quaint destination spa and a chiropractic office. She continued her quest for knowledge by learning myofascial, cupping, Thai, craniosacral, hot stone and Himalayan stone. On a visit with Bend friends, Kathleen made the choice to move back to Oregon and pursue an Associates of Applied Science degree at Central Oregon Community College. She attained that goal in 2019. She enjoys taking strolls with her elder dog along the Deschutes river and Cascade lakes. Her life experiences have taught her that every day is not the same. Every body is unique. Her goal is to provide a safe and comfortable space in every session that allows therapeutic relaxation.
Meet Katie B.
Katie was born and raised in Portland Oregon and moved to Bend in 2017. As a yoga instructor and climber, Katie has always had a passion for movement as well as holistic health and wellness. This lead her to pursue a career in Massage therapy at COCC and she completed the program in 2022 and is working toward getting her Associates of Applied Science. Katie is trained in Swedish and Deep Tissue modalities and she uses her knowledge and intuitive touch to design sessions for clients with a goal of relaxation and relief. When Katie isn't working she's usually outside playing with her dog, climbing rocks, and enjoying all the gifts of Bend.
After 10+ years of working in traditional healthcare, Krista realized there had to be a better way of taking care of people and keep them healthy, this is where her passion for holistic health started. After completing a Holistic Health Practitioner certification program, she found herself in massage school at the Massage Institute of Colorado, graduating in December of 2013. This is also where she fell in love with CranioSacral Therapy and began training right away. Krista specializes in therapeutic massage and pain management style of work, using myofascial, deep tissue, neuromuscular cupping, and muscle activation techniques, she finds the patterns causing discomfort and works not just the area of pain but the chain causing it. She also knows the value of the nervous system and its need to calm and reset for change to last and maintain. Through cupping and CranioSacral and slower work, we can achieve those goals. Krista is also a health and wellness coach and a complete body nerd, always looking for the next thing to learn about! Krista just moved to Bend from Colorado and is looking forward to all the outdoors exploring and adventure Oregon has to offer!
Born and raised in Ohio. Laken’s mom worked in Chiropractic care, so she was naturally drawn to healing modalities. As an adult she found that fitness and health was her passion and wanted to learn more about the human body. As an ariel artist, Laken uses her knowledge to deepen the connection between movement and muscles. After moving to Bend 5 years ago, Laken found that massage therapy was the practice for her. A recent graduate of COCC Massage Program, she is ready to apply her knowledge to her massage career. Her goal is to help clients live a more pain free life through relaxing therapeutic massage.
Lindsay offers an intuitive approach to bodywork by tuning in to the subtle energies of each client and unlocking healing by releasing old holding patterns. She combines a variety of integrative techniques and modalities throughout her treatments to better customize each session for her clients. She has been practicing since 2008 and recently relocated to Bend from Crested Butte, CO where she spent the past 14 years working with physical therapists, chiropractors, and other bodywork practitioners in helping clients find relief and ease in their bodies. Her focus is in deep tissue, neuromuscular, swedish, trigger point, prenatal, injury prevention/rehabilitation, energywork and maya abdominal therapy. Clients can expect a session which focuses on relief of tension, restoring homeostasis and hemodynamics to the body, and an overall therapeutic experience tailored specifically to their needs.
Lucca has been practicing massage in Central Oregon since 2014 in a variety of therapeutic and spa settings. He specializes in Thai massage and Deep Tissue, providing a unique East meets West therapeutic massage experience. Each session is tailored to meet the client's massage needs. Lucca uses a variety of modalities in
each session such as: Deep Tissue, Traction, Thai Bodywork, Swedish, Aroma Therapy, Heat and pampering relaxation techniques. His goal is to achieve relaxation and pain relief, leaving each client feeling free and relaxed. Born and raised on Maui, Hawaii, Lucca moved to Bend as a teenager. He enjoys all of the outdoors Central Oregon has to offer through snowboarding, mountain biking and stand-up paddle boarding. After experiencing the benefits of massage for a sports-related neck injury, Lucca pursued a career in massage therapy at Central Oregon Community College and
graduated in 2014. Since graduation, he has found purpose by providing people with relief and awareness of their bodies. He has continued education in Thai Massage and Deep Tissue, and regularly receives body work to integrate new techniques into his practice.
Mai has been in Bend, Oregon ince 2007. In 2015 Mai attended Sage School of Massage in Esthetics in Bend. She provided a full range of services such as tinting, facial and body waxing, and skincare, and nails services dat Jinsei Spa until the spring of 2022. Mai worked at Sunriver Resort from 2019-2021 providing facials, manicure, and pedicure services. As a young adult she suffered from severe cystic acne and felt incredibly self-conscious about her acneic skin. Years after her cystic acne had cleared up, she started a regular schedule of facials to help with her acne scarring, hyper pigmentation, and ultimately her self-esteem and confidence. Mai enjoys nurturing her clients through rejuvenating facial massage and compassionate skincare.
Michelle graduated from East West College of the Healing Arts in Portland in 2002 and began her private practice. Upon moving to Bend in 2009, she taught in COCC’s Massage Therapy program.
Michelle has a particular passion for weekend warriors, women returning to or exploring movement, patients in active cancer treatment or remission, and seniors. Outside of the massage studio, Michelle is a health and running coach, an avid runner, hiker, cyclist, rower, skate skier, dog walker, gluten-free recipe tryer, and coffee fanatic.
Sheila has a compassionate, relaxing therapeutic style of massage. She has 18 years of experience in massage and primarily in injury and pain management. Sheila uses techniques in Swedish, Deep Tissue, Hot Stone Massage, Pregnancy and side lying. She has had extensive hands-on work at three different chiropractic offices. After moving away from Bend in 2019 she worked in Southern California in various therapeutic studios. Sheila recently moved back to Bend and she's excited to bring her acquired knowledge back to Central Oregon.
Tavi began practicing massage therapy in 2009 when he got his license in Texas, where he owned a yoga and massage studio for over a decade before moving to Bend in 2020. Tavi is an intuitive healer. For over a decade he has helped literally thousands of clients improve their quality of life. Specializing in Deep Tissue, Myofascial Release, Trigger Point Therapy, Thai Stretching Massage, Medical and Sports Massage, Tavi's expertise and compassionate touch creates a healing experience that is customized to meet your specific needs. When Tavi isn't helping clients feel awesome, you might find him at a park with his dog and his husband enjoying the breathtaking views of Central Oregon.