Our Therapists

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Marisa Berglund, BA, LMP, owner of Elemental Massage Therapy

I have been a massage therapist since 2002. I received my training from Ashmead school of massage.

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Heidi Roberson, LMP

I have always wanted to help people so pursuing a career in the healthcare field came natural to me.

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Hanni Reeb, LMP

I have been helping people with their vitality and wellness professionally since the late 80s as an Aerobics Instructor and later, as a Pilates Instructor.

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J Linn Henline, LMP

I became a Reiki practitioner in 1999 and found that I enjoyed working with people to help them feel more in tune with their bodies.

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Kristen Minke, BS, LMP

I started my path to a career in bodywork and massage when I trained in various dance forms. Training at the professional level in ballet was very demanding and I found regular massage therapy enabled peak performance.

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Specialties:
Hawaiian Lomi Lomi
Ashi-Thai
Deep Tissue
Relaxation
Injury Treatment
Availability:
Monday 12:30pm - 5:30pm
Tuesday 12:30pm - 5:30pm
Wednesday 1:45pm - 5:30pm
Thursday 9am - 2pm
Friday 9am - 2pm

Marisa Berglund, BA, LMP, owner of Elemental Massage Therapy

I have been a massage therapist since 2002. I received my training from Ashmead school of massage.

I also took a further course in Aromatherapy and Spa training. While in massage school I volunteered my time at Children’s Hospital doing chair massage on hospital staff and parents of children who were patients at the hospital. I also did an internship at Steven’s Hospital in Edmonds where I massaged patients and staff of the hospital. I am a provider for most major medical insurance as well as auto insurance and Labor and Industries. Massage therapy is truly my passion and I can’t imagine having any other career. Whether I am providing treatment to someone with an injury or helping someone to relax after a long days work, I am always rewarded by the fact that I can make a difference in others’ lives. In addition to being trained to do swedish, deep tissue and injury treatment massage, I am also trained in the art of Hawaiian Lomi Lomi massage and Ashi-Thai. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my husband Adam and my sons Tenzin and Makaio.

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Specialties:
Deep Tissue
Hot Stone
Injury Treatment
Trigger Point Therapy
Availability:
Monday 2pm - 7pm
Friday 3pm - 7pm
Sunday 10am - 4pm

Heidi Roberson, LMP

I have always wanted to help people so pursuing a career in the healthcare field came natural to me.

In High School I took nursing classes, and after my externship I realized I want to help people be well in order to live a longer, fuller life. I then moved my search from nursing to wellness and massage and found my passion. In 2002, I graduated from Phoenix Therapeutic Massage College and immediately began working alongside an array of Practitioners, which included Osteopaths, Physical Therapists, Chiropractors, massage therapists and exercise therapists. In addition to providing therapies, we educated our patients on how to stretch and the proper way to use heat and ice when necessary. We also taught them the importance of water intake, which is something I strongly believe benefits everyone.

I’m trained in a variety of massage techniques, including my personal favorites Sedona Swedish Relaxation, Deep-tissue, and Trigger Point Therapy. I typically use these therapies together alongside gentle stretching to mold every massage to each individual client’s needs. I’ve continued my education with specialties such as Neck Release and Cranial Unwinding, both of which benefit people who suffer from headaches and migraines. I’ve also studied Low Back Release which reduces lower body aches as well as sciatic pain.

Outside of massage, I enjoy hiking with my two dogs, and exploring new areas. I also enjoy socializing with friends, music and just about anything artsy.

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Specialties:
Barefoot Shiatsu Acupressure
Injury Treatment
Therapeutic Bodywork
Availability:
Monday 9am - 11:30am
Wednesday 9am - 1pm
Sunday (every other) 9am - 6pm

Hanni Reeb, LMP

I have been helping people with their vitality and wellness professionally since the late 80s as an Aerobics Instructor and later, as a Pilates Instructor.

My experience in private as well as group settings has honed my ability to recognize body imbalances and assist with recovery from injuries. A true believer in bodywork, I have turned to it myself, to keep everything working efficiently and to help others relieve stress and tension. Particularly gratifying, is helping individuals during hospitalizations. These instances also helped unveil a gift of using energy work to create an environment of healing.

My sincere passion for helping people feel strong and healthy, culminated in my graduating from Northwest School of Massage. Ever since, I continue to build upon my therapeutic skills, with Ashiatsu Barefoot Therapy, Lomi- and Thai stretching protocols as well as Myopathic Muscular Massage, introduced to me in 2006.

During our appointment, our session will be centered around what your body needs when you walk in the door. My integrated background in Pilates and bodywork will create for you a unique blend of manual or barefoot approaches--adapted specifically for you. My goal is for you to leave the treatment space feeling balanced, relaxed and decompressed in mind and body.

I love to travel, cook and feed people. I speak German and like to pretend I speak a little Spanish and French. My husband and I, along with our 2 children have called Edmonds our home for close to 20 years. Our beautiful northwest gives me plenty of opportunity to hike, SUP board and canoe--together with my Morkie named Java.

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Specialties:
Reiki
Massage
Availability:
Monday 3pm - 6pm
Tuesday 3pm - 6pm
Wednesday 3pm - 6pm
Thursday 3pm - 6pm

J Linn Henline, LMP

I became a Reiki practitioner in 1999 and found that I enjoyed working with people to help them feel more in tune with their bodies.

I received my LMP certification after graduating from Brenneke School of Massage in 2002 and received my Reiki Master level in 2004.

Early in my massage career I worked in a Chiropractic office in conjunction with the Chiropractor to help clients heal quicker than with structural manipulation alone. I adapt my massage to the individual, whether they need to de-stress with a relaxing, massage, focus on a specific area of pain or a combination. Reiki can be added to a massage or received as a treatment without massage.

My other interests are spending time with, and working with dogs as a licensed Small Animal Massage Practitioner (SAMP), and spending time with my awesome family.

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Specialties:
Injury Treatment
Relaxation
Deep Tissue
Availability:
Monday 9am - 2pm
Tuesday 9am - 2pm
Wednesday 9am - 2pm
Thursday 9am - 2pm
Thursday 4pm - 7:30pm
Friday 11am - 7pm
Saturday 11am - 7pm
Sunday 11am - 7pm

Kristen Minke, BS, LMP

I started my path to a career in bodywork and massage when I trained in various dance forms. Training at the professional level in ballet was very demanding and I found regular massage therapy enabled peak performance.

When a career ending injury required a change of course I pursued both my B.S. in Nutrition and Exercise Science at Bastyr University. While at Bastyr I took an advanced standing intensive in treatment massage through Brenneke School of Massage. I later took a course to gain the Washington State Intraoral massage endorsement for my license in order to treat TMJ disorders.

I have done two internships at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center under chief investigator Dr. Ann McTiernan studying the effects of exercise and nutrition on cancer survivors and I use what I have learned about nutrition and exercise to enhance my massage treatments. I volunteered in the outpatient physical therapy department at Evergreen Hospital for 8 months and at Renown in-patient geriatric rehabilitation hospital in Reno, NV for three months. I have worked at most of the top massage clinics in the area and learned a great deal from all the gifted therapists that I was blessed to have worked with.

I have worked with massage clients as young as 7 and adults into their 90s. I find everyone can benefit from the healing properties of massage and of all my experiences my clients have been my best teachers. Because of my more courageous and communicative clients I was able to design an effective massage protocol for frozen shoulder and alleviate the symptoms of Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) in others. I have worked with a variety of other physical ailments most commonly arthritis, fibromyalgia and migraines among others.

My massage style has a significant range from the light rhythmic repetitions of Manual Lymph Drainage to the moderate flowing sequences of Swedish massage to the subtle depth of Schweitzer Deep Tissue Technique. All are effective especially when applied appropriately to the current phase of injury. My training at Bastyr included a cooperative intermodality approach to patient care and I welcome input from other practitioners with greater scope of practice.

My clients typically are satisfied with their massage experience and even if injury treatment necessitates a degree of discomfort most are able to relax enough to have a restful and restorative experience. I continue to learn more about the body and massage treatment approaches so I can better serve my clients.

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