Staff

Michelle Pena - Owner

See Michelle's Schedule  

925-413-2629 - Please call for all appointments.

michelle small 2.jpg

 

*Certified Massage Therapist*

*California State Certified Massage Therapist*

*Certified Cupping Specialist*

Biography

Michelle Pena is a Silicon Valley College graduate of 2001. She graduated with high honors as Massage Therapist/Holistic Health Specialist. Michelle has always demonstrated the highest level of commitment, communication and education to all of her patients. Michelle has brought her dedication and life’s passion to the city of Pleasanton where she was raised.

Michelle engages patients in a partnership that allows them to learn the underlying cause of their problem and how massage therapy can help. Everyone is built to be healthy, but many people live with health concerns without understanding that massage therapy does so much more than just relax the body.
 
Michelle’s mission is to give 100% commitment to all of her patients while educating; teaching and helping them learn how to live a healthier and pain-free life style. 

Michelle will work with patients who are under chiropractic, physical therapy or doctor’s care. “I believe that when I take a patient under my wing and they are being helped by another healthcare professional that it is the most important for me to be involved with their healthcare provider. Working with their healthcare provider as a team will get them the most healthy and
safe treatment that is customized for their body so that they will have great results.”

Michelle is continuously taking classes to better meet her clients needs every year. This is a list of certifications Michelle specializes in:

        Swedish Massage
        Deep Tissue
        Sports Massage
        Understanding Spinal Pain
        Shoulder Dysfunction
        Releasing the Rotator Cuff
        Lymph Drainage Massage
        Thai on the table
        Fibromyalgia
        Fertility Massage
        Pregnant Woman
        Infant Massage
        Aromatherapy
        Shiatsu Massage
        Reflexology
        Spa Therapy
        Corporate Chair Massage
        Perfect Sense Lava Shell
        Paraffin
        Cupping

 

 

 


Lare D'Amico - california state therapist

IMG_6321.JPG

A graduate of the Cortivina Institute,The Chicago school of massage therapy is a member of the A.M.T.A, The American massage therapy Association, And Is certified by the N.C.B.T.M.B National Certification Board in therapeutic massage and bodywork. 

Lare utilizes the modalities of Swedish, Deep Tissue, Myofascial release,Trigger Point Therapy,Reflexology,Cranial Sacral techniques and Energy work.

Lare Has studied with John Barnes and his staff, at the John Barnes myofascial treatment center in Sedona, Arizona.

Lare Provides clients with empathetic engagement of muscle, Yet he possesses the sensitive and nurturing connection to the body. He has been practicing for 10 years now, in physical therapy, Chiropractic, Hospital and spa settings.

Lare’s Wish is for clients to walk away feeling renewed, open and centered keeping the physical and spiritual health of the body in balance.

Lare’s interest include:Art therapy,humanistic psychology, yoga ,bicycling ,visual arts ,musician.


amanda grimm - certified massage therapist

imagejpeg_4.jpg

Amanda has been practicing massage therapy since 2010. After graduating from San Joaquin Valley College in Salida, California, she moved to San Diego where she continued her massage education and practiced in two different spas. She also massaged for Relay for Life. After returning to her hometown in the Central Valley, she began massaging  patients in the chiropractic field. At this same time she had her own mobile massage business.

Within the last year she has settled into the Bay Area and is happy to call it  “home” for years to come.  

As well as a massage therapist, she is also a dental assistant in orthodontics here in Pleasanton. She is driven by a passion for helping  people improve their quality of life and considers herself blessed to be a part of our community.