CEO & Massage Therapist
After six years in San Francisco's tech industry, Candace turned away from the cold world of computers and pursued a more people-oriented career. In 2000 she completed a basic Shiatsu course at the San Francisco School of Massage, which piqued her interest in bodywork. She continued to study a range of healing modalities, including Cranial Sacral therapy, Watsu, prenatal massage, and, most influentially, structural bodywork. Since 1999, massage has been her passion and driving force. She recognizes the critical importance of human touch and therapeutic bodywork, and strives to keep this valuable health service accessible to all income levels and walks of life.
Sara graduated from The national holistic institute in May 2000, and has been a committed and versatile therapist since. She specializes in deep tissue, result-focused sports and chronic pain work, and pre-natal massage. Her experience with such varied & consistent clientele over the years, makes her a therapist who can work with her clients with any range of focus or requests for their massage. Sara is a San Francisco native and loves cooking, new restaurants and farmers markets, and being with her two dogs.
Jannella began her massage career in Washington DC after graduating from the Potomac Massage Training Institute in 2001. In the years since then she has continued to broaden her skill set by studying a variety of healing modalities including Zero Balancing with Dr Fritz Smith of the Esalen Institute, common injury care with Dr Ben Benjamin, Lotus Palm Thai Yoga massage with Kam Tye Chow and Traditional Thai massage through the Thai Institute.
She is also a yoga instructor trained in a restorative style of yoga called Sahaj Tantra, Her yoga training enhances her practice.
JR graduated from San Francisco School of Massage in 2019. Specialized in deep tissue techniques, JR has spent his massage career focused on helping clients reduce stress, improve posture, alleviate pain, and find better movement. Off hours, JR spends his time indoor rock climbing, having fun conversations, and playing with his chiweenie Barney.
Esthetician & Massage Therapist
Gayle has over 2,000 hours since graduation in 1997 in massage therapy, has practiced as an esthetician since 2000. She graduated from San Francisco State University. She focuses on myofascial release, TMJ, sports deep tissue, tissue unwinding Craniosacral as helping release physical, mental and emotional pain stuck in our bodies.
Alexandra has been practicing massage for the last decade in both spa and sports massage settings. She specializes in Thai, Swedish and Deep Tissue massage as well as Myofascial cupping. Alexandra is also a yoga and meditation teacher that brings a love of body awareness and believes in working with, rather than against the body. Alexandra is happy to customize sessions to meet your specific body needs.
My career path that allows me to work with others and help empower them. I have chosen a career in aesthetics because I want to work with people from a healing perspective and believe that is done through the connection of the mind, body and spirit. Additionally, I have worked with numerous populations through a trauma centered lens for the past six years.
Michelle's love for skincare and makeup inspired her journey of becoming an esthetician, and she graduated from Cinta Aveda in 2017. She believes in skincare based on wellness, and is passionate about helping you build a customized regimen. Michelle's goal is to create a bespoke treatment that'll help you achieve healthy happy skin while helping to melt away tension, and promoting deep relaxation along the way. She loves taking her dog to the beach, cooking, and letting loose at karaoke.
Nicole or "Nico" is a passionate body worker. She is devoted to her community who come in for relief, relaxation and rejuvenation. Come unfurl and ground back to center with her specialty massages that include; Deep Tissue, Lymphatic Drainage, and prenatal bodywork.