Active Alert: Classes canceled rest of today and tomorrow

B-ALERT:Due to forecast, all classes effective 4:30pm today Nov 25 are canceled. There will be no classes Wednesday Nov 26. Adjust travel plans accordingly.

Alert updated: Tuesday, November 25, 2014 3:50 PM

Massage Therapist Staff

Wellness Services is tailored to meet your individual needs.
The staff of licensed Massage Therapists (LMT's) pay special attention to your concerns, while evaluating the signals your body is presenting.

Our goal is to provide each client with an experience that will allow them to leave feeling cared for, refreshed and ready to put their best foot forward.

Each of our therapists have a strong educational foundation. Many have completed advanced training and are proficient in numerous styles of massage and energy work.

Some treatment options are only performed by certain staff members and therefore, scheduling these services depends on availability. Our receptionist will help you determine service availability.

Meet our therapists and learn a little more about their philosophies and training. They welcome your questions and feedback.

 

CHARLES NAPOLITANO, LMT

Charles

Training:

  • Finger Lakes School of Massage graduate
  • Advanced training in Shiatsu studying with Master Wataru Ohashi, at the Ohashi Institute in NYC
  • Advanced certification in Thai Yoga Massage from the Lotus Palm School
  • Master-Instructor level in Integrated Energy Therapy

As a Tai Chi Chuan and Chi Kung practitioner, Charles' interest in cultivating the Chi energy has led him to a deeper study of energy/body work and holistic health in eastern modalities. He is an Instructor of Shiatsu at the Finger Lakes School of Massage.

In addition to Thai Yoga Massage and Shiatsu, Charles also practices Swedish Massage, Connective Tissue, Neuromuscular Therapy (Trigger point) , and Integrative Energy Therapy.
He feels that each step in massage therapy brings profound understanding and appreciation of human individual and community.

Charles is grateful to be given the opportunity to practice meditation and Metta (loving kindness) in his professional work.

 

SUSAN MACHARYAS, LMT

Sue

Training:

  • Finger Lakes School of Massage graduate
  • Nationally Certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCTMB) by the National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork
  • Advanced Certification in Therapeutic Massage and Hydrotherapy
  • Certified Level I Reiki Practitioner

Susan's philosophy holds that wellness comes from keeping our emotional, mental, physical and spiritual self in balance. It is important to reconnect with ourselves and become body aware. Whether you are looking to relax, rejuvenate, get energized, or to work on specific muscular issues, therapeutic massage can support your overall health and wellness.

Susan practices Swedish Massage, Deep/Connective Tissue Therapy, Neuromuscular (Trigger Point), Hot Stone Massage, Sports Massage, Shiatsu, Reflexology, Reiki and Energy Palpation. She addresses the whole supporting body structure to help facilitate change and healing, with a focus on gently bringing the body to a place of "relaxation" and "stillness".

She is a member of AIM (Association of Independent Massage Therapists) and the ABMP (Association of Bodywork and Massage Professionals).

 

ROBERT B. REEVE, III, LMT

Robert

Training:

  • Finger Lakes School of Massage graduate
  • Advanced Certification in Therapeutic Massage and Hydrotherapy
  • Advanced training in Deep Tissue Massage (cranial, neck, jaw, oral)

Robert's philosophy is that receiving preventative care massage and practicing proper self-care can assist with disease and injury prevention. He loves to work with clients that are experiencing specific issues such as Tennis or Golf Elbow, knee replacement, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, chronic back pain, Piriformis Syndrome (sciatica), tension headaches or any stress related discomforts. Robert's advice: "Stay in motion my friends!"

Robert practices Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Hot Stone Massage, Sports Massage, Shiatsu, Reflexology and Chair Massage.

He is a member of AIM (Association of Independent Massage Therapists) and the AMTA (American Massage Therapy Association).

 

SHERYL R. HEAD, LMT 

Sheryl 

Training:

  • Graduate of Finger Lakes School of Massage
  • Licensed in New York and Pennsylvania
  • National Board Certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork
  • Advanced Certification in Therapeutic Massage and Hydrotherapy
  • Certified Level II Reiki Practitioner
  • Certified Reflexologist

Sheryl seeks to assist clients in attaining their body's own symmetry and synchrony, allowing each session to incorporate both soft tissue work and energetic awareness. Her confident touch deeply nurtures the body and tones the spirit, to alleviate stress, pain, muscle tension, fatigue, and discomfort, while facilitating dynamic health and increased mental focus.

Sheryl practices Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue and Neuromuscular techniques, Heated Stone Massage, Reflexology, Cranial Sacral Therapy, Chakra Balancing, and Reiki.

Sheryl's massage practicum is enriched by her academic background in Naturopathy and herbology, traditional healing arts, and significant esthetic training and experience. She has been honing her skills in trigger point and myofascial release in a progressive chiropractic office for several years.

She is a charter member of AIM (Association of Independent Massage Therapists) and a certified member of the ABMP (Association of Bodywork and Massage Professionals).

 

Marilyn Kaschak, LMT

Marilyn Kaschak

Training:

  • Finger Lakes School of Massage graduate
  • Advanced Certification in Therapeutic Massage & Hydrotherapy
  • Advanced certification in Pregnancy Massage & Meridian Massage (energy healing)
  • NAHA (National Association of Holistic Aromatherapy) Certified Aromatherapist
  • Certified Reiki Level 2 Practitioner

Marilyn believes that a healthy body reflects a healthy mind. By applying a variety of Touch Therapy and Energy Healing techniques, she can individualize a session to melt
away stress and tension, allowing you to relax, rejuvenate and revitalize.

Marilyn practices Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue, Himalayan Salt Stone Massage and Meridian Massage.

She is a member of AIM (Association of Independent Massage Therapists) and the AMTA (American Massage Therapy Association).

Last Updated: 3/14/14