Meet Our Queen Anne Massage Therapists
Dreamclinic’s massage therapists are carefully chosen for their superior massage skill and client focus. Our therapists embody the professionalism and customer satisfaction standards that set Dreamclinic apart.
Since graduating from Cortiva in 2014, Alisa has been thrilled to integrate her lifelong movement background into her massage practice. She enjoys geeking out on the amazingness of the human body, exploring it through dance, running, and yoga. Paired with her compassionate nature, massage therapy has become Alisa’s ideal career. Through her movement practices, and their respective injuries, Alisa has cultivated a keen awareness of the body and its healing process, enriching her ability to perceive each client’s unique needs. Alisa delivers superb relaxation, specific treatment, or deep tissue work. No matter what, she is glad to help you feel better!
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Christian graduated from Bastyr University’s Acupuncture program in 2013. He specializes in stress management and musculoskeletal disorders, and also works with other common disorders such as digestive distress, sleep problems, the common cold, and more. His medical education included extensive academic study and clinical training in both Eastern and Western medical sciences, with an emphasis on Traditional Chinese Medicine. Christian studied acupuncture in Shanghai, China, where he treated 100 patients each week as a clinical intern at three Shanghai hospitals.
In addition, Christian serves as an acupuncturist with Acupuncturists Without Borders (AWB), which is a global non-profit medical organization that provides free acupuncture for community members, first responders and other rescue and relief workers involved in disasters such as extreme weather, flooding, and earthquakes. He volunteers regularly in Wallingford at AWB Seattle Acupuncture for Veterans, which is a weekly free community acupuncture clinic for veterans, active military, and their families.
Corey’s passion in health and wellness has led him to pursuing massage as a career. He specializes in Deep Tissue, Swedish, Trigger Point, Myofacial release and Lomi Lomi. Through Corey’s empathetic and intuitive approach to massage, he has become particularly effective in many areas including the neck and hands. His passion for health & wellness was instilled in him at an early age, growing up in a family where it was top priority. This is directly reflected in his care and compassion in his bodywork. Outside of massage, Corey stays very active with crossfit, dancing, and is always open to new experiences. He also loves German Shepherds.
Dina graduated from Brian Utting School of Massage, and has been practicing massage since 1996. She specializes in results-oriented treatment work, including injuries, sports performance, post-surgery, and chronic or repetitive injury treatment. She also has extensive training in a variety of other modalities, including relaxation and hot stone massage, neuromuscular techniques, and several Asian modalities. Dina wanted to take her massage training even further, and completed her Master’s degree at Bastyr University in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in 2007. She has extensive experience with working with people dealing with pain and helping them on their path to regaining full capability.
Ed graduated from the Brenneke School of Massage in August 2005. He has been interested in massage since his school days as a competitive swimmer, and he avidly supports clients in their efforts to achieve better health. Ed is a continuing education enthusiast, and has studied many types of massage including Lymphatic, Geriatric, Orthopedic and Sports massage. From these sources, he crafts a deeply soothing, personalized session that can range from full-body relaxation to interactive, structure-specific treatment and rehabilitation. For Ed, walking, yoga and music form part of a healthy lifestyle that includes both giving and receiving massage.
Elizabeth graduated from Brian Utting School of Massage in 2005. She has taken workshops in eight different modalities, including extensive studies in Thai Yoga Massage, and is a member of Thai Healing Alliance International. She also enjoys working with pregnant women especially since becoming a mother herself, and finds the use of muscle energy technique in her Deep Tissue and Thai sessions to be very effective in increasing mobility and relaxation. She specializes in giving a luxurious hot stone massage thanks to her experience at the Spa at Salish Lodge.
Ellen’s hometown is Amsterdam, where she worked in mental health care until she moved to the PNW in 2009. Ellen is passionate and determined to promote, heal, and create a balance in body, soul, and spirit. She became a true believer in emotional bodywork as for any preventive health care. She graduated from Cortiva School of Massage in 2011. She still enjoys regular trainings, workshops, retreats, etc. at the PNW School of Massage, and it is her commitment to the client to address every individual’s therapeutic needs. She incorporates many different techniques and modalities to establish pain reduction and (re)gain the client’s fullest potential.
Erin graduated from Cortiva in 2010, and has been practicing full time since 2013. She uses integrated massage techniques to tailor fit her sessions for her clients, some of which are Swedish, Myofascial, Neurofascisal, Sports, Structural, Deep Tissue, and Trigger Point. She was drawn to massage because in 2008 her mother was injured and massage therapy helped significantly with her recovery. Erin found it amazing that you could use touch to heal and improve people’s lives, and the more she learned, the more she fell in love with massage! She finds that working at a clinic gives great balance to her work, not only is her massage clinically effective and therapeutic but deeply relaxing and well rounded.
Jacoba graduated from East West College of the Healing (Portland OR) in 2011 and has been practicing massage ever since in a variety of settings. Including chiropractic clinic, integrated health clinic and spa. Skilled in swedish, deep tissue, myofascial release, structural integration, postural assessment, sports massage, hot stone, aromatherapy and prenatal massage. Jacoba integrates various modalities in catering to client’s goals. Whether it’s relaxation and stress relief or targeting chronic pain or injury. She became interested in massage as a yoga instructor, doing physical adjustments on her students in class. Yoga and meditation continue to inform Jacoba’s massage. She is continually engaged by practicing massage. She enjoys meeting new people and building long term therapeutic relationships. Facilitating a healing process that encourages increased ease of movement, body awareness, vitality and wellbeing.
Liz graduated from Denton massage school, and has been practicing full time since in 2014. She specializes in a combination of Swedish, deep tissue, and sports massage. She enjoys providing a therapeutic treatment massage combined with deep relaxation to relieve the chronic tension and stress of your everyday life. Liz first became interested with massage when she saw how much it comforted her grandma as she was passing. She loves getting into the mountains and backpacking and receives massage treatment herself to keep herself fit and focused.
Michael graduated from Western Massachusetts’ Stillpoint Center School of Massage in 1996. He has continued his education by obtaining certifications in the Trager Approach®, Orthopedic massage, and Yoga instruction. Since 2001, Michael has instructed in top massage schools in the Pacific Northwest and continues to teach kinesiology and muscle anatomy to massage & yoga students and professionals. Michael brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to his massage sessions and loves educating people on how to move in their bodies with more ease and freedom.
Rilla graduated from Discovery Point School of Massage in 2014. She provides holistic and thorough relaxation massages using Swedish, deep tissue, and myofascial techniques. Rilla looks to assist her clients with being more self-aware and proactive over their well-being. She hopes to attend Bastyr University in the near future to become a Naturopathic Doctor and enhance the effectiveness of her body work.
Stefanie graduated from The Swedish Institute of Massage Therapy in 1992 and from SUNY college at Purchase where she earned a BFA in dance performance. For six years she worked as part of the parent faculty at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in NYC, teaching pediatric medical residents about chronic care of medically fragile children in the home, school, and community. She draws on her diverse life experience and her decades of training as a dancer to create a massage experience that matches her clients’ needs, with each unique session she designs. She uses Deep Tissue, Cupping, Trigger Point, Neuromuscular Therapy, and Swedish massage as her main treatment modalities.