Karuna offers client-based bodywork that facilitates deep relaxation, stress reduction and relief of chronic pain through an integration of Swedish and deep tissue massage combined with Trigger Point release, and subtle Reiki energywork. [Read more…]
Practices Swedish, Polarity, Deep tissue, Shiatsu, Reiki, Chi Nei Tsang (abdominal massage).
I graduated in 1992 from Twin Lakes College in Santa Cruz, certified with a focus in Swedish and Polarity. I have since studied table Shiatsu, deep Swedish and Prenatal which I incorporate into my work when appropriate. [Read more…]
Laury is a Santa Cruz local and has been in the health and wellness business for almost 30 years. She began her studies at Twin Lakes College of the Healing Arts in 1988 and became certified in Swedish, Therapeutic, Deep Tissue, Shiatsu, Sports Massage, Acupressure, and Polarity. She has also worked with several chiropractors from Los Angeles to Santa Cruz and has a Chiropractic Assistant certification as well.
Currently she is employed part time as a personal fitness trainer at Bodyworks private gym on Seabright Avenue and has been there since 1997. She became certified to teach Yin Yoga in 2014 and is now taking the Yoga Teacher Training program at Pleasure Point Yoga to teach Vinyasa flow.
Laury’s favorite activities while she’s not providing massage are, attending jazz concerts at Kuumbwa Jazz Center, performing locally with her band, swing dancing, being in nature, running and swimming. She is to be a part of the Well Within team!
Liesl Lee Cotter, Certified Massage Therapist, brings over 33 years of professional experience in therapeutic massage, movement arts, holistic health, and energy medicine to the table for your customized massage session. Liesl specializes in deeply healing, integrated intuitive bodywork for blissful relaxation, stress release, pain relief, and vital energy rejuvenation. Depending on your needs, your session can include Swedish massage, Lomi Lomi, Lymphatic, Deep Tissue, Myofascial Unwinding, Soft Tissue Mobilization, Cranial Sacral Therapy, Acupressure, Structural Muscular Balancing, Positional Release, Reflexoogy, and Liesl’s own myofascial-energy modality, Resonant Point Release. Liesl feels incredibly blessed to be able to help people doing work that she loves, and honored to have the opportunity to help you melt your tension and cares away.
Lisa Woffington has been practicing massage therapy in Santa Cruz since 2002. Lisa intuitively focuses on trouble areas and is strong and nurturing in her technique to create a deep and therapeutic session. Her intention is to create supreme relaxation and relief from tired, sore and injured muscles, joints and body.
Michael has been practicing massage since 2015 after graduating from the Myotherapy College of Utah. He is trained in Swedish, Deep Tissue, Polarity, Segmental Massage, Thai Massage and is certified in Sports Massage. His goal is to facilitate healing of the body through genuine touch.