MEET OUR PRACTITIONERS: MASSAGE THERAPISTS
Elizabeth Longo, Massage Therapist
Elizabeth is a strong proponent of client-centered care and endeavors to meet people where they are at on their path to wellness. She employs the various tools and skills she has acquired in her career as a massage therapist, as well as her own life experience, to assist each individual in moving towards their goals as authentically as possible.
Elizabeth has a firm, yet sensitive touch capable of delivering a customized holistic experience whether you are in need of deep specific work to release chronic tension, or a nourishing supportive session designed to alleviate stress and usher in deep relaxation. Her style of working with the body incorporates strokes and techniques from traditional Swedish massage as well as anatomically specific strokes and stretches of Myofascial masssage. When appropriate Integrative techniques such as subtle somatic holds or breath work may be incorporated.
Her grounded presence, lively humor, and open heart have been creating a safe place for people to experience the relief and release that they need since completing her training at The Body Therapy Institute (NC) in 2011. She is also a certified Mother Massage® practitioner of prenatal and postpartum massage and a provider of Oncology massage for the Cape Wellness Collaborative.
*Book with Elizabeth on Tuesday, Wednesday + Thursday
Megan Kershaw, Massage Therapist
While a world traveler, Megan is thrilled to be working with clients on her home turf of Cape Cod. Her work in organic farming and yoga ultimately lead her to pursue a career in bodywork, viewing these passions as the perfect triad intersecting body, mind and spirit – the whole health package.
Megan’s intention is always one of promoting well-being by way of total relaxation, believing it is in this state that the body’s innate ability to restore and heal itself are affirmed.
Her touch is both strong and deliberate, while laced with long effleurage strokes intended to bring your nervous system into balance and promote healing.
*Book with Megan on Wednesday + Thursday
Lindsay Sheridan, Massage Therapist
After obtaining a degree in Athletic Training and Physical Education, Lindsay found herself drawn to other health and wellness modalities and enrolled in a Massage Therapy program at Spa Tech in Plymouth. With a vast understanding of the body, Lindsay specializes in Swedish, Deep Tissue, Sports Massage and Prenatal. She is also a 500 hour certified Yoga Instructor and is currently working on her Doula Certification. Her extensive knowledge in sports and injury management, along with her thorough anatomy background, allows Lindsay to give a very customized session, tailored to fit your specific needs.
When she's not in the office, Lindsay is enjoying time with her husband and 3 sweet daughters; Charlie, Zoey and Bailey.
*Book with Lindsay on Wednesday + every other Saturday
Theresa Ribeiro, Massage Therapist
After 10 years of careful thought and soul searching, Theresa decided to finally take a step towards her ultimate goal and passion of practicing massage. With several years working in both the spa setting and the field of rehabilitation, Theresa has the skill and capacity to blend a deeply therapeutic session with ultimate relaxation.
Understanding that each client has unique needs and goals, Theresa creates a custom tailored treatment by applying her extensive knowledge of the musculoskeletal system and kinesiology. She is certified in Swedish, Deep Tissue/Athletic (her favorite), Trigger Point, Prenatal, Aromatherapy and Thai massage. Clients are always quick to comment on her ability to “go right where the pain is” and/or having the strength to get to the deepest of tissue.
Her techniques are strong, specific and deliberate. You’ll find her approach to her work to be one that gently eases you into the treatment and leaves you feeling rejuvenated and 'worked over'. Her intuitive touch comes across in every session.
*Book with Theresa on Monday, Tuesday, Friday + Saturday
Mattie Gunnery-Fay, Massage Therapist
Mattie's philosophy on bodywork is simple; everything is connected. Through integrative massage, Mattie aims to unify the mind, and enable the body to function at its optimal state of well being. Her intent with massage is to generate relaxation, release restrictions in tense muscle and fascia, while improving mobility and posture. In turn, connecting the intricate systems of the body by regulating breathing, increasing circulation, reducing stress and aligning one's sense of self. Her serene and strong presence offer a variety of techniques in Swedish, Deep Tissue, Myofascial, Muscle Mobilization, Shiatsu, and Reflexology. Mattie goes above and beyond to offer personalized therapeutic massage for the benefit of everybody.
Before arriving at Therapeutic Bodywork, Mattie specialized in hand and feet as a natural nail care professional. Additionally, she holds an associates degree in pshychology from Cape Cod Community College. Upon graduation in 2013, she traveled to Costa Rica where she was introduced to plant medicine and permaculture. In 2014, she began a year long herbal apprenticehip at the Gaia School of Healing in Vermont. Moving forward, she followed her path to Mexico, where she immersed herself in 300 YTT study of Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy(2015).
In 2016, the collection of these practices led her in the pusuit of massage therapy. Mattie graduated from The Massage School, located in Boston MA in 2018. she hopes to continue adding both new and ancient techniques to cultivate her practice and share with you.
*Book with Mattie on Monday, Tuesday, Friday + Saturday