Kelly is the owner of Handcrafted Healing and also a therapist. She graduated from Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy with an Advanced Massage Therapy certification in 2011. After working for small massage studios, chiropractic offices and gyms in Vermont, Connecticut and Florida she decided to bring all of her expertise to St Pete. where she incorporates spa amenities into her boutique studio. Kelly focuses on incorporating deep tissue, Thai massage, Cupping Therapy and active isolated stretching into her sessions to get the greatest pain relief for her clients. She takes extra time to find out as much as possible about the client’s lifestyle and possible contributing factors to their discomfort. If you are looking for pain reduction or just need monthly maintenance to relax and de-stress Kelly is here for you!
Sierra has been a practicing Licensed Massage Therapist for 7 years and proves to surpass excellence in her line of work. She is enthusiastic and passionate about keenly listening to the body so she can best help you help yourself. Outside of the state’s requirements for licensing and after her time spent at Florida School of Massage, her studies embodied aromatherapy, Thai massage, myofascial release, reflexology, and polarity therapies. Among the practiced modalities, she excels in deep tissue/sports therapy and works closely with chiropractors for advanced recovery. Her neuromuscular therapy mixed with some stretching techniques will have you walking out a new human! Sierra practices seeing the body as a whole. It is extremely important to her to provide a safe space for you to connect with and raise awareness within your own precious temple of a body. She takes great pride in her work by integrating her skills in all modalities to “handcraft” your experience in your healing process. Let Sierra help you help yourself at Handcrafted Healing!
Kris is a licensed massage therapist with a passion to heal and rejuvenate her clients. She completed a 1000 hour program at Sanford Brown Institute, graduating in 2009 with a degree in advanced massage therapy. After taking time to focus on furthering her education and starting a family she obtained her License in 2014 and has since been honing her skills as a massage therapist. She has a thirst for knowledge, constantly seeking new information to help her master her craft. She specializes in Deep-Tissue, Relaxation, Hot Stone, Sports, Reflexology, and Prenatal/Postnatal massage; using skills from these modalities to tailor each massage to the clients needs. Kris believes that to truly be content in life one must eliminate as much stress as possible while taking care of themselves as a whole. With a true desire to help people, she approaches every massage with the intention to improve the overall welfare of her client’s mind, body, and spirit.
Melissa “Ellie” Mascaro
Ellie began her career in Salon and Spa Services in 2005 after receiving her Cosmetology degree at Sunstate Academy in Sarasota. Her passion for health and wellness led her to own and operate Organica Salon and Spa Boutique for two years. Although owning a salon and spa was rewarding, she wanted to deepen her commitment towards health and well being for herself and the people she services. With a philosophy that all dis-ease in the body starts at an energetic level, Ellie went on to receive her Reiki Attunement and Ordination at the Sentient Temple in St. Petersburg. She will incorporate Reiki and/or Tuning Forks to balance energy when spirit guides her or she is requested. Her journey has also taken her to Thailand and Cambodia where she was first introduced to Thai Massage, and the Sacred Valley of Peru where she learned the value of Mother Earth’s plant medicines. She continued her path of wholistic wellness to become a Licensed Massage Therapist at Sunstate Academy in Clearwater. She has paired work with Chiropractors to enhance longevity of adjustments and has expanded her healing modalities to include Cupping Therapy, Reflexology, Thai Bodywork and Manual Lymphatic Drainage. Ellie also offers Neurostimulation treatments with the Dolphin MPS which integrates the principles of acupuncture and modern neurology to give a wholistic approach to treating the body and mind. Her ability to listen and determine the source of your concern will offer an experience that is handcrafted for the Body, Mind and Spirit. You’ll be in good hands with Ellie.
As a gifted healer, body worker and Reiki Master Teacher, Melania brings a wealth of experience to the massage table. She uses a variety of techniques including Thai and Reiki to help her clients remove pain, stress and struggle. She has worked with clients of all ages and stages of life and well-being. She caters to clients’ needs based on the initial interview, body language and then through muscle/energy communication. Her primary focuses are pain management, relaxation, empowerment, balance, self-acceptance, unity, body psychology and releasing the metaphysical counter parts to physical ailments in the body. Melania has worked on over 10,000 people in the field of massage since graduating in 2010 from the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy. She has performed massage in Connecticut, Arizona and now Florida. Her intuitive guidance and natural abilities to connect and heal are unprecedented. Melania is a nationally certified Massage Therapist & Reiki Master.
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Gene is an energetic and creative massage therapist that has been practicing since 2012. He attended Lorraines Academy in St.Pete. Gene started his career working in a chiropractic office where he was able to learn advanced skills in neuromuscular massage as well as targeted deep tissue techniques. He later worked for a large chain massage corporation, where he perfected his hot stone massage. Gene has a blend of styles that allows for targeted treatments as well as relaxation for a customized experience. Gene is a Florida native who has a passion for the environment and can be found surfing on his days off.