Massage

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Macrina Ostrowski Flaner – Massage Therapist

My name is Macrina, owner of Balance Massage at Level Up Studio. I am a Certified Massage Therapist and Health Educator from The National Holistic Institute in Emeryville, CA with more than 1,000 hours of instruction in many modalities including Swedish, Deep Tissue, Sports Massage, Shiatsu, Thai, Aromatherapy, and more. A typical massage session will incorporate many elements of these various skills. In addition, I have extensive training in anatomy, physiology, pathology, and kinesiology. As I assess and approach each client as a whole, I am able to understand in greater detail their interrelated physical aspects which allows me to focus my work and better support my client’s bodywork needs. Massage is work that I love!

It is in part due to my long history in healthcare, that I strongly advocate the importance of maintaining one’s health and well-being – body, mind, and spirit. I have long admired the healing quality of massage and it’s complementary practices, incorporating them into my pursuit of health and wellbeing. Through my own journey, I discovered that safe, knowledgeable, and respectful touch can be profoundly restorative while aiding relaxation in the body and mind. If the opportunity presents itself, I may share the very personal and poignant story of my first massage experience. It was on that occasion that I first set the intention to study massage, which led to the inception of BALANCE MASSAGE.

It is my hope that you will benefit as I did from your experience with massage. I am grateful to be a part of your personal restorative journey and to create a space that is both safe and nurturing in which you may relax, rest, and rejuvenate your body, mind, and spirit. Seek Health – Seek Balance.

You can contact Balance Massage at (530) 408-0757 or HERE. Macrina is also currently available for walk-in appointments Tuesday through Saturday at Level Up Studio.

Macrina’s Hours:

Tuesday’s 11-4
Wednesday’s 11-7
Thursday’s 11-7
Friday’s 11-4
Saturday’s 9-1


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Freeland Williams – Massage Therapist

Hi, my name is Free, and I’ve found passion helping others achieve their fullest potential physically, mentally, and emotionally via the healing art of massage. My overarching goal in every session, is to affect a positive change that adds to and improves a person’s quality of life. I first discovered massage at the age of 14, when I had my first professional session. As a graduate of Florida Metropolitan University School of Massage in 2005, and a student at the Ashland Institute of Massage, I have received an expansive formal education on the matter, honing skills developed to assist the body in achieving harmony. I specialize in pain management and injury recovery, and my skills/tools include (but are not limited to) the following modalities: Swedish, Sports massage, Deep Tissue, Trager Method, Trigger Point Therapy (TPT), Myofascial Release (MFR), Reflexology, Aromatherapy, Joint Release Therapy; a typical session can also include elements of Thai massage and Lomi Lomi.

Call or stop by the studio to setup an appointment or call Freeland directly at (530) 331-0012