Michelle's new O'Fallon location is at 1 Eagle Center. Michelle's Massage Therapy will remain open in Maryville, IL. Any expiration dates on special deals will be extended by 2 months (due to covid closure) and all certificate values will be honored past expiration. Gift cards do not expire. Our couples massage increase took effect for appointments made after 4/22/2021 due to the increased time coordinating on our schedules and setting up the room. Our individual session increase will take effect 1/1/2022.

Please note: Masks are not required to be worn during services. Please do what makes you feel the most comfortable.

As always, we thank you for your continued business and support.
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Hello and thank you so much for reading our team page! You can contact each of us directly by selecting the "more/contact" button below our bios. I specialize in deep tissue using neuromuscular therapy and ashiatsu. Other specialities include reflexology, aromatherapy, Swedish/relaxation, and hot stone or bamboo massage which can be integrated into your session. I enjoy spending time with family, music, travel, and teaching Ashiatsu part-time to massage therapists (see more tab). I recently graduated from Lindenwood University and am currently in the licensing process for professional counseling. Once licensed, I will be working with those in need in the community and toward a clinical license. I hope to one day integrate bodywork and talk therapy to help people reach their physical and mental wellness goals.
  • M.A. in Professional Counseling, Lindenwood University, 2021
  • B.A. in Psychology, Ashford University, 2007
  • A.A.S. in Medical Assisting, Ivy Tech State College of Indiana, 2004
Licensing, Certifications, and Memberships
  • CPR/BLS certified through authorized American Heart Association Provider, Katie Thornton, EMT, LMT, 2019 (renewed)
  • Certified Deepfeet Instructor, Ashiatsu Institute, LLC/Deepfeet, 2019
  • American Counseling Association (ACA), 2019
  • Advanced Certification in Ashiatsu DeepFeet Bar Therapy® (ADBT), ADBT Workshops, 2012
  • Certified NeuroMuscular Therapist (CNMT), The Body Therapy Center School of Massage & Southwestern Illinois College (SWIC), 2011
  • Illinois Licensed Massage Therapist, 2005
  • American Massage Therapy Association, 2002
Continuing Education
  • Deepfeet Sarga Silks, Nancy DeLong, 2019
  • Ashi-Thai, Pilar Hook & Natalie Petersen, Deepfeet Bar Therapy, 2018
  • Usui Reiki Level 2, Samantha Grodecki, Reiki Master, 2018
  • Usui Reiki Level 1, Samantha Grodecki, Reiki Master, 2018
  • Plantar Fascitis, The Body Therapy Center/Holly Pinto, LMT, NCTMB, 2018
  • Pharmacy in Your Kitchen, Angelo Pezzote, PharmD, MA, 2018
  • Massage Therapy for Depressed Clients, AMTA, 2018
  • Hot Towel Facial Massage, Castine Consulting, LLC, 2018
  • Ethics and Smart Business Policies, Castine Consulting, 2018
  • Trigger Point Massage Therapy, Castine Consulting, LLC, 2016
  • Avoiding Burnout for Massage Therapists, AMTA, 2016
  • Receptor Techniques for Painful Necks, AMTA, 2016
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, A Proactive, Non-Surgical Approach, AMTA, 2016
  • Advanced Massage Techniques (carpal tunnel, whiplash, et.al), Instructor: Tammy Alumbaugh, LMT, NCTMB, 2015
  • Massage and Medications—When is Therapy Dangerous?, AMTA, 2013
  • Deep Feet Two--Advanced Ashiatsu, Ashiatsu Deepfeet Bar Therapy, 2012
  • Anterior & Side-Lying Ashiatsu, Ashiatsu Deepfeet Bar Therapy, 2012
  • Barefoot Basics, Ashiatsu Deepfeet Bar Therapy, 2012
  • The Ingham Method of Reflexology—Phase 2, International Institute of Reflexology, 2012
  • Clinical Aromatherapy—Level 1, Aroma Apothecary Healing Arts Academy, 2012
  • The Ingham Method of Reflexology—Phase 1, International Institute of Reflexology, 2011
  • NeuroMuscular Therapy (NMT) for the Upper Extremity, The Body Therapy Center and School of Massage, 2011
  • NeuroMuscular Therapy (NMT) for the Lower Extremity, The Body Therapy Center and School of Massage, 2011
  • NeuroMuscular Therapy (NMT) for the Cervical Spine and Cranium, The Body Therapy Center and School of Massage, 2011
  • NeuroMuscular Therapy (NMT) for the Torso and Pelvis, The Body Therapy Center and School of Massage, 2011
  • Salt Scrubs and Mud Wraps Blue Moon Body Treatments, Castine Consulting, LLC, 2011
  • Neuromuscular Therapy for the Introduction to NMT, The Body Therapy Center and School of Massage, 2010
  • A Holistic Model for Ethical Practice, AMTA, 2010
  • Creating Healthy Boundaries, AMTA, 2010
  • Cancer and Massage Therapy Parts 1 & 2, AMTA, 2010
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology II, Southwestern Illinois College, 2009 (refreshment)
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology I, Southwestern Illinois College, 2009 (refreshment)
  • Fundamentals of Nutrition, Southwestern Illinois College, 2009
  • Introductory Chemistry, Southwestern Illinois College, 2009
  • Sports Massage I, The Healing Arts Center, 2008
  • Greenstone Massage, The Healing Arts Center, 2008
  • CPR & Universal Precautions, The Healing Arts Center, 2008
  • From the Client’s Perspective: Marketing, Policies, and Ethics of Your Practice, AMTA, 2008
  • An Evidenced-Based Guide to Treatment of Fibromyalgia for Massage Therapists, AMTA, 2007
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