Charline Kennedy, LMT
Charline began her massage journey by enrolling at The Cleveland Institute of Medical Massage in 2011. She graduated 2 years later and received her Ohio State medical board license in 2013. After gaining valuable experience while working for various chiropractic and massage therapy practices she was able to branch out and started Essential Kneads Massage Therapy in 2015.
Since earning her license, Charline has studied to become a certified Nurturing the Mother Pregnancy Massage Therapist and is trained in pregnancy, labor, postpartum, and newborn/infant massage. She then received her Bare Foot Masters certification and practices Ashiatsu Bar Therapy as well as Fijian massage. Additionally, Charline specializes in swedish massage, deep tissue, trigger point therapy, hot stone therapy, thermal therapies, sports massage, IASTM technique using Rock Blades and cupping, as well as techniques used for relieving headaches, sinus issues, and TMJD.
spending nearly 10 years in the accounting/finance field, Charline decided
it was time to follow her heart and her hands. Having learned first hand
how effective massage can be in the healing of her own injuries she
fell in love with the power of touch. She is thankful everyday and
couldn't be happier to have been able to pursue her passion and dream of
being a massage therapist.
*Not currently accepting new clients.*
Kim Young, LMT
Jennah Davis, LMT
Jennah was blessed to have a knowledgeable professor who was also a Chiropractor. Learning the best of both worlds, her in-depth training includes Deep Tissue, Craniosacral Therapy, Myofascial Release, Trigger Point Therapy, Aromatherapy, Hot Stone Therapy, Ashiatsu, Prenatal Massage, and Foot Bath Detoxification. She also incorporates IASTM methods of treatment with blading and cupping. She plans to continue her education in Reflexology and Reiki.
The power of touch and positive energy are things Jennah takes seriously as a licensed massage therapist and also as a mother of three daughters. She knows how important it is to release stress and understands when clients need a listening ear, a person to talk to, or just some peace and quiet during their session. Healing and improvement are always a top priority.
Brittany Stark, LMT
Michele Harbaugh, LMT
Michele graduated from the Medical Massage Therapy program at Cuyahoga Community College and received her license in 2017 with over 850 hours of education. She enjoys meeting new people and is passionate about health, wellness, and how the benefits of massage therapy can help the community. She wants to assist people in finding relief from different injuries and other various issues.
Michele specializes in Therapeutic Techniques including; Deep Tissue,
Myofascial Release Therapy, Trigger Point Therapy, Positional Release Technique, Muscle Energy
Technique, Cupping/Blading, as well as Orthopedic Assessment, Swedish Massage, Pregnancy Massage, Hot Stone Therapy, Facial Treatments, and Chair
Massage. In addition to those specialties, Michele will soon be trained
in Sports Massage, Ashiatsu, Aromatherapy, and IASTM by RockTape.
Did you know?
Michele is also a DoTERRA Wellness Advocate and would be eager to assist anyone using her skill set in massage therapy as well as her training from DoTERRA.
Saturday (Various): 10am-4pm
Erin Loveless, LMT
Erin graduated from the Cleveland Institute of Medical Massage in November 2014, and started practicing in February 2015. Since graduation, Erin has taken continued education courses in Sports Massage, Trigger Point Therapy, Myofascial Release, Cranial-Sacral Therapy, Deep Tissue, Aromatherapy, Hot Stone Massage, Pregnancy Massage, Reflexology and Assisted Stretching.
originally started at Essential Kneads Massage Therapy in September of
2015. In February 2017, Erin moved to be with her husband who was stationed in Tennessee. The Army is now calling them to Germany, but
while her husband is away transitioning and training she will be returning to Ohio and Essential Kneads Massage Therapy.
Did you know?
Erin is also a Certified Equine & Canine Massage Therapist.
Availability: (Feb 13-July 13)
2nd & 4th Saturday: 9am-2pm
2nd & 4th Sunday: 9am-2pm
Emily Barett, RMT
Emily received her Reiki Master certification in October of 2016 while pregnant with her son. She has a wide range of knowledge in holistic and metaphysical modalities and integrates them into her practice.
Emily incorporates the use of healing crystals, diffusing essential oils, and offers an intuitive approach making sure the session that each client receives is personalized to fit their particular needs. Energy healing is a passion of hers because she always strives to help people; and energetic well-being is an often overlooked aspect of a person’s overall health. Being an RMT, Emily has the ability to perform Reiki on clients as well as teach it to others. Additionally, Emily is working to have a certification in Reflexology by Spring of 2019 and will soon be trained in Foot Bath Detoxification.
Steffany Osborn, LMT
Steffany graduated at the top of her class in the Massage Therapy Program at EHOVE Career Center in October 2017. She has formerly received a bachelors degree in Exercise Science from the College of Education and Human Development at BGSU. She decided she wanted to expand her education to help people, by inspiring and educating them about health and healing through the art of bodywork and fitness
Steffany was a BGSU cheerleader for
5 years and now coaches her hometown high school cheer team. She enjoys
fitness and nutrition and believes it is an essential part of
maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
In addition to Swedish Massage and Chair Massage, Steffany specializes and enjoys working with therapeutic techniques including; Deep Tissue, Myofascial Release Therapy, and Trigger Point Therapy. She also has experience in Sports Massage, Pregnancy Massage, and Hot Stone Therapy.
Availability: (now-Feb 26th)
You understand my concerns and needs and address them works out good every time thanks!
I always get great service and a fantastic massage !!!
Very professional, felt very comfortable, and I also felt very relieved and less tense afterwards which is exactly what I wanted! Definitely would recommend and I’ll certainly be going again!
Brittany is a tremendously talented massage therapist. I went in with a killer headache and lots of tension. When I left, I was pain-free, relaxed, and in a completely better place. This is an outstanding studio!
I feel great today! Michelle was able to really address my knots and ease the pain I was having.
I took my daughter to Michelle because of her lower back pain/achy. She did a wonderful job and my daughter felt so much better. Also, my daughter is on a HS Swim Team and Michelle did some stretching on her which also helped tremendously!!
A special thank you to David Paul Photography for the amazing photos!