Andrea - Licensed Massage Therapist
Andrea graduated from Bodymechanics School of Myotherapy and Massage in 2019. She decided after 20+ years in medical practice management, that it was time to make a career change. Her own personal experience with debilitating pain from chronic migraines and TMJD, resulting in major orthognathic surgery, encouraged her to seek an occupation that to help alleviate aches and pains in others.
Andrea loves being in a new profession that allows her compassionate personality to prevail, and she craves learning new techniques and gaining the tools to assist all clients. Andrea is trained in both therapeutic and relaxation massage with many modalities including Swedish massage, deep tissue, trigger point therapy, myofascial release, gua sha and cupping. She also has advanced training in oncology massage.
Andrea is a proud mom of two amazing young men. In her free time, she loves to hike, paddleboard, go backpack camping and explore the Pacific Northwest with her husband and family.
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.
Christine - Licensed Massage Therapist
Christine came to study massage as a natural progression from her years of study in yoga and other contemplative somatic arts. She completed COCC's Massage Therapy program in 2019 with the intention to facilitate healing from chronic pain and injury.
She's an insatiable learner and continues to study various techniques and approaches to bodywork. After spending her first months as a LMT at a spa and honing her flow, she's excited to work in a clinical setting with other practitioners.
Christine moved to Bend in 2018 and loves the mountain air and sunny days while exploring the outdoors with her wild beast-dog Kudra and her partner Adam. She enjoys creating through various crafts, playing the harp, gardening, and cooking.
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.
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.
Shannon - Licensed Massage Therapist
Shannon graduated from COCC's Massage Therapy program in 2020, deciding after 15 years in the behavioral health field that it was time for a change. Shannon has experience managing PTSD, anxiety, and depression, and craved the need to heal the body and spirit as well, which led her to massage.
She is trained in both therapeutic and relaxation massage, as well as many other modalities including deep tissue, myofascial release, trigger point therapy, Swedish massage, hot stone massage and neuromuscular treatments. Shannon is also learning how to reintroduce positive touch to domestic violence survivors, and continuing to work on her science degree.
Shannon is a proud mom of five beautiful grown children. She loves to spend as much time as she can with her children and granddaughter. In her free time, Shannon enjoys exploring the outdoors and many destinations that Central Oregon has to offer with her husband and family.