Who We Are
Christine Gorecki has been licensed by the State of Florida as a massage therapist since 2006. She is a member of ABMP. Christine, a former elementary school teacher, enjoys training her poodle and golden-doodle, gardening and boating. Shortly after graduating, she volunteered her massage therapy skills at Hospice, encountering patients on their end-of-life journeys. She earned her MPH degree, a master’s in public health education, from USF. She is an advocate of routine massage therapy to help clients manage chronic pain and stress. Christine is happy to discuss a treatment plan with your comfort in mind, as each human body presents its own uniqueness. Christine can deliver a stress relieving Swedish Spa massage or a more focused pain-relieving massage. Thermal therapies, such as hot stone and aromatherapy, can be combined with any type of massage for a truly relaxing experience. She is enthusiastic about each client’s progress and looks forward to every massage session!
Tony is a 2010 graduate of The Body Therapy Center and School of Massage in Swansea, Illinois, which follows a foundation of Myofascial Release and Neuromuscular Therapy. While attending The Body Therapy Center, Tony also trained in Medical and Sports Massage from Jeffrey Wright, massage therapist for The St. Louis Blues professional hockey team. In 2013, Tony earned certification in Judith Delany’s approach to Neuromuscular Therapy. Tony is a ten-year member of ABMP, Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals.
With this type of training, Tony prepares each session ever mindful of your present condition, past health history and the lingering effects of trauma. Tony creatively applies evidence-based techniques and will work with you for the best and the most effective treatment.
Joni Masse has been a licensed massage therapist in Florida for 32 years. She has had a life- long career in health care and education, beginning as a Registered Nurse, then becoming a massage therapist and then becoming a teacher of both nursing and massage therapy. She also is a Kripalu trained Yoga teacher and has an MA degree in counseling from Naropa University in CO where she specialized in Body Psychotherapy and Trauma recovery. Joni continues to teach massage therapy and trauma classes at the Sarasota School of Massage Therapy, and is passionate about helping others to feel better physically, mentally and spiritually while being more at ease in their bodies.
Joni offers a unique wholistic approach to working with all her clients, addressing each person’s individual needs. She is proficient in Deep Tissue, Thai Massage, Swedish(Relaxation), Cranial Sacral Therapy, Reiki, Reflexology and Oncology Massage. She emphasizes Mind-Body healing. She works with cancer survivors and people recovering from severe traumatic stresses as well as those seeking to relieve pain, reduce anxiety, alleviate stress and tension or simply feel better. She strives to help people to dramatically improve their quality of life. Joni teaches continuing education for massage therapists in the art of Thai Massage and encourages clients to give Thai massage a try.
Dawn Cleland has been practicing massage therapy in Pinellas County for 14 years. She is Florida licensed (MA48574/MM36338) and Nationally Board certified in therapeutic massage and body work. She has a passion for health and wellness. She believes in the restorative properties of massage therapy and the ability of the body to heal itself. She is committed to helping people manage pain and stress through massage therapy and alternative to prescription medications. “Empowering people to include massage therapy as part of their healthcare routine is very important to me. People need to invest their time and money in themselves. Their health is their most important asset and I am helping to facilitate the natural healing of the mind, body and soul through massage therapy.”
Dawn is skilled in Deep tissue, Relaxation( Swedish), Neuromuscular (trigger point), Myofascial Release, Sports, Prenatal, Aromatherapy and Hot Stone massage.She specializes in using deep tissue and neuromuscular therapy techniques to address core issues arising from adhesions, nerve impingement and muscular contractions. Dawn strives to treat the body as a whole to help reduce pain and relieve tension and stress. She is committed to providing individualized care specific to her client’s needs.
- Deep Tissue Massage
- Relaxation (Swedish) Massage
- Sports Massage
- Thai Massage
- Prenatal Massage
- Chair Massage