Ben - Licensed Massage Therapist
Ben received his Certificate of Massage Therapy from the University of Western States in 2017. He views pain as a barricade that keeps us from our true potential and the activities we want to do, and believes that massage is a wonderful therapy to alleviate this. He is dedicated to spreading the benefits of massage, and to performing at the best of his abilities everyday.
Ben loves to mountain bike with his wife and twin boys. He is always on the lookout for a new trail to hike, bike or run. He has an insatiable appetite for outdoor adventures and can't picture himself anywhere else but in Bend, Oregon.
Beth - Licensed Massage Therapist
After working in various fields throughout her adulthood, Beth followed a calling to help people, and completed the US Career Institute's Massage program in April of 2015. Upon becoming licensed, she immediately began working in a holistic Chiropractic setting, which is where she feels she can best utilize her skills, contributing to the facilitation of healing. Beth uses an integrated deep tissue approach, with intuition and experience to create the best healing environment she can for each individual.
Outside work, Beth enjoys painting, cooking, music, and all forms of creative expression.
Isata - Licensed Massage Therapist
Isata received her massage therapy training at the Sage School of Massage and Esthetics, graduating in May 2017. From there, she immediately began work in healthcare and spa settings. She is very passionate about natural health, and holds the belief that if you take care of your body, it will take care of you.
In her time outside of work, Isata enjoys painting and creating artwork. She also likes spending time in the outdoors, doing activities like hiking and fishing. She is also an excellent chef!
Joey - Licensed Massage Therapist
Joey received his massage training from East West College of the Healing Arts in Portland, OR. He since then has worked with Chiropractors, Physical Therapists, and Naturopathic Doctors around the Portland area. Joey believes in the importance of integrating eastern and western modalities in order to help clients reach optimal health.
He moved to Bend in March of 2019 to embrace the beautiful outdoors that central Oregon has to offer. In his free time he loves doing yoga, hiking, fly fishing, traveling and snowboarding.
Jordan - Licensed Massage Therapist
Jordan graduated from COCC's Massage Therapy program in 2018. She is passionate about helping people feel their best through massage. She admires its power to promote healing on physical, mental, and emotional levels by leading the body into its optimal state of restoration. She looks forward to bringing her experience in the fields of Exercise Science and Health & Wellness to helping people on own their paths to wellness.
As a learning fanatic, Jordan spends her free time reading and listening to audiobooks or podcasts. She also enjoys time in the outdoors and with family and friends.
Joshua - Licensed Massage Therapist
Joshua is a graduate of East West College of the Healing Arts in Portland, Oregon. As a Professional LMT since 2012, Joshua has worked within clinical settings such as Intel's Health For Life as well as with Chiropractors, Physical Therapists, Personal Trainers and MD's in the Portland area.
Joshua moved to Bend in August of 2017. Bend provides the active lifestyle and close relationship to nature that he and his family embrace. Joshua and his wife Melissa have been together since 1993, they have a 24 year old daughter and an 11 year old son.
Katie - Licensed Massage Therapist
Practicing as a Licensed Massage Therapist since 2011, Katie was trained at Lane Community College and has held positions in Physical Therapy and Chiropractic clinics since 2005. This path has given her experience with many unique individuals, in a variety of setting. She continues to be amazed by the body's resilience and ability to heal, and takes great pride in the opportunity to help facilitate wellness through her work.
Katie is also a photographer and spends much of her time mountain biking or adventure cycling through the back country roads of the northwest and abroad.
Keri - Licensed Massage Therapist
As an avid traveler, Keri began her journey in Thailand where she became certified in Thai Massage and Foot Reflexology. After spending 2 years using these techniques to help surfers throughout the world, her curiosity led her to Sage School of Massage, where she graduated in 2017. She believes each client deserves a thoughtful, compassionate, and intuitively tailored approach and enjoys utilizing a variety of techniques to nurture and promote the body's natural healing process.
She loves adventures and filling her life with experiences that excite and inspire her like surfing, rock climbing, biking, creating art, and doing yoga, amongst many other things!
Michelle - Licensed Massage Therapist
Michelle received her Massage Therapy training through COCC's LMT program in 2016. She is passionate about helping her clients reach their goals. Be it be recovering from an injury or maintaining a healthy/active lifestyle, she enjoys helping others do the things they love. She is excited to be part of the Falling Waters team to have the opportunity to use her skills to help those in need.
She enjoys spending time with friends, exercising, hiking, camping, taking beautiful pictures of nature and experiencing everything that Central Oregon has to offer.
Nika - Licensed Massage Therapist
Originally from Eugene, Nika moved to Bend in 2007 to complete a B.S. in outdoor experiential education. Several years of instructing wilderness-based courses fulfilled her passion for teaching in the outdoors and exploring the wonders of the western US. The physical challenges of these long treks sparked an interest in kinesiology, physiology and healing. Nika attended Sage School of Massage in Bend, and became an LMT in 2018.
Nika is thrilled to be able to help others in their healing journey and to share her appreciation for the beautiful outdoors.
Sarah - Licensed Massage Therapist
Sarah earned her Massage Therapy license through the Sage School of Massage in 2018. She believes that taking care of the body is a key element to a happy, healthy mind. She hopes to use massage to help her clients reach their highest potential, by listening and being attentive to each client's individual needs. She specializes in deep tissue work and is always researching new ways to improve her skills.
Aside from massage, Sarah enjoys exploring the outdoors, playing music, learning new things, and most importantly, spending time with her family.
Summer - Licensed Massage Therapist
Summer graduated from COCC in 2016. Since receiving her LMT license she has approached Massage Therapy with a passion for her work, and it's ability to help people feel their best and function at their highest potential. She specializes in deep tissue therapy and loves working in a clinical setting alongside an amazing staff of Chiropractors and Physical Therapists.
Summer moved to Bend as a child in 1982 and loves living the Bend life. When she isn't at work you can find her at the mountain snowboarding, hiking, kayaking, camping or fishing with her 2 sons.
Suzie - Licensed Massage Therapist
Suzie received her massage therapy training from North Western Health Sciences University in Minnesota in 2009. She specializes in trigger point therapy, Swedish, pre-natal, and connective tissue release. She believes in the body's ability to heal itself, and utilizes her experiences to assist in the process. She values holding space, educating people about their bodies, and careful listening to achieve an individual's goals.
Suzie loves all the outdoor activities Bend offers right outside her front door. She enjoys hiking, yoga, cooking up new recipes in the kitchen and spending time with family.
Tim - Licensed Massage Therapist
Tim is an Oregon native who has been calling Bend home since 1996. He lives a very active life and seems to have at one time or another participated in most of Central Oregon's adventures. With an active lifestyle often comes overuse issues and the occasional injury. Bodywork has played a vital role in overcoming personal injuries and maintaining proper body mechanics.
His personal success with massage work lead to his graduation from massage school and licensure as an LMT in 2012. He now takes pride in providing the quality massage that has brought so much relief to his life.