747 N. LaSalle Blvd, 3rd floor

Chicago, IL 60654  |  312-854-2834

M-F: 10AM-9PM, Sat/Sun: 9AM-8PM

By appointment only - Same day appointments available

Our Staff

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Alexis is a graduate of The New School for Massage, Bodywork & Healing. She specializes in Swedish and Deep-Tissue massage, incorporating techniques from more clinical modalities in order to address specific tensions with each client. She believes in a holistic approach to massage therapy, that a relaxing environment and an intuitive understanding of energy can supplement and support the client's massage experience. When not practicing massage, Alexis works as a comedic performer at Renaissance Faires, conventions and similar venues. She also enjoys sewing, leatherworking and reading science fiction/fantasy novels.
Whitney is a graduate of the New School for Massage and passionately advocates the benefits of massage as a necessity, rather than a luxury. Specializing in Deep Tissue and Swedish massage, she tailors each session to fit the client’s specific needs. She is Prenatal Certified and incorporates CranioSacral Therapy, Trigger Point, Thai Massage and mobility exercises. Whitney’s goal is to help clients become more body-conscious and live pain-free.
Xochitl received her BA in Liberal Arts at Sarah Lawrence College and worked in research botany before going to school for massage therapy in 2007. As an IL Licensed Massage Therapist, Xochitl has continued her education in the field of bodywork by studying Kinesio Taping (Levels 1-3), Reiki (Master Level), and Myofascial Release with John Barnes. She specializes in customized sessions that incorporate these modalities with Swedish Relaxation Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Craniosacral Techniques, and Trigger Point Work to achieve physical rehabilitation while easing pain and easing the spirit. 
After majoring in Kinesiology with a concentration in Sports Medicine at James Madison University (VA), Russ continued in his career path of finding ways to help relieve pain, which led him to massage therapy. A massage therapist since 2006, Russ approaches massage by looking at the entire body for the source of discomfort, not just the location of pain, in order to truly help his clients long-term. He also incorporates his knowledge of sports medicine and Kinesiology to help recommend stretches and changes in everyday life to help clients maintain a more pain free lifestyle. Russ specializes in Swedish, deep tissue and trigger point massage.
Shaney started getting regular massages to help her with neck and shoulder pain as a result of a full time desk job. Not too long after, she quit her job to pursue massage therapy. She is a graduate of the New School for Massage, Bodywork, and Healing in Chicago. She is interested in holistic health and the mind-body connection, and strives to help her clients live active, pain-free lives. Shaney knew she wanted to become a massage therapist after sitting in on a pregnancy massage class, and became a certified pregnancy therapist after graduating from massage school. She combines Swedish, deep tissue, myofascial, trigger point, and condition-specific work to customize each massage to her clients’ needs. Outside of massage, Shaney enjoys reading, cooking, and dancing, especially swing and ballroom.
Dr. Lee is a board certified and licensed chiropractic physician and certified acupuncturist specializing in movement assessment and dysfunction. He has a passion for functional anatomy and biomechanics and believes that movement is life. His goal for his patients is to keep them moving optimally and pain free to pursue all the life activities that they desire. Dr. Lee has a long history of involvement in movement arts and body work including martial arts, yoga and Thai massage. He received a Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences and Doctorate of
Chiropractic from the National University of Health Sciences where he graduated as valedictorian for both degrees. He is also a registered yoga teacher (RYT) through 
Yoga Alliance and a Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES) and Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES) through National Academy of Sports Medicine. In his personal time, he enjoys yoga, working out, and cooking. He also leads lectures 
and workshops on functional yoga anatomy.
Barb graduated from The New School for Massage in 2003. She customizes her massage sessions for wellness or pain relief by drawing on her years of clinical and spa experience, work with diverse populations and chronic conditions, and hundreds of continuing education hours in various modalities such as hand and foot reflexology, infant and pregnancy massage, acupressure, and indian head massage. She is available for soothing therapeutic massage, deep tissue, invigorating sports massage, or pregnancy massage. (IL license 227003740)
Dr. Hertsberg is committed to empowering her patients to experience their optimal
health potential through education, chiropractic care, exercise and nutrition.  She specializes in nutrition counseling, stress management, rejuvenation acupuncture, yoga therapy and functional movement rehabilitation. Dr. Hertsberg graduated from National University of Health Sciences and is a board certified and licensed chiropractic physician, certified acupuncturist, corrective exercise
specialist and a yoga teacher. She is passionate about delivering healthcare to the underprivileged and volunteers at Community Health Center. Previously, she worked at the University of Illinois with children affected by Autism Spectrum
Disorders and served on the board of Chicago Autism Speaks. While in school, she worked in a prenatal and postnatal group at Lutheran General Hospital where she utilized chiropractic techniques and yoga therapy to treat her patients. She is
an active member of the ICPA (International Chiropractic Pediatric Association). Dr. Hertsberg enjoys educating the community through seminars and lectures. She leads yoga teacher trainings, nutrition, weight loss and strength training
workshops. In her free time, Dr. Hertsberg likes to keep active and enjoys hiking, practicing yoga and traveling with her husband René.

Emmanuel B. has been licensed in the State of Illinois since 2005.  He started his massage therapy path in the mid 1980s while at the same pursuing a parallel path that included electrical engineering, information sciences, teaching, and eventually business administration and entrepreneurship.   After keeping the two paths separate for years, he brought his diverse skills together in early 2001 to develop The New School for Massage, Bodywork & Healing, a private vocational school specializing in massage therapy.  In early 2011, Emmanuel created the River North Massage Therapy Center, to provide quality therapeutic massage at reasonable prices in a friendly and professional setting. Emmanuel's massage therapy style is a fusion of deep tissue, PNF stretching, sports massage, and craniosacral techniques and is best suitable for relaxation and pain relief. 
Gregg is a graduate of The New School for Massage, Bodywork and Healing in Chicago, IL. His skills include myofascial, trigger point therapy, deep tissue, Swedish and Thai massage. He has completed over of 1000 hrs. of orthopedic work while addressing issues with neck and low back pain, thoracic outlet and carpal tunnel syndromes, as well as many common sports injuries. Gregg has a long history of energy and bodywork and enjoys using his skills to help clients. (IL license 227011662)
Jacey is a graduate of The New School for Massage, Bodywork & Healing. From a young age she always knew she wanted to help others. After receiving her first massage it all became clear to Jacey that massage therapy was the career path for her. The most rewarding aspect of massage therapy for her is the ability to help others work towards wellness and relaxation. .Jacey specializes in Swedish and Deep Tissue Massages catered to each clients specific needs.
Lyazid is a graduate of the New School for Massage and Bodywork in Chicago. He has a background in the hospitality industry, so he is accustomed to delivering exceptional customer service. Whether you are looking to relax, reduce stress, recover from injury, or increase sports performance, Lyazid will help you achieve your optimum level of health. He combines techniques from Swedish relaxation and deep tissue massage, sports massage, and shiatsu to help people achieve their personal wellness goals. In his spare time, he is a long distance runner.

Marina is a graduate of The New School for Massage and Bodywork. Most of her work consists of myofascial release, trigger point therapy, PNF stretches and deep tissue techniques for relaxation or pain relief. Marina also works well with Swedish Massage and lighter techniques for those who need them. Her background in Reiki helps her give a very intuitive session that works best with each client.

Moxxie is a graduate of the New School for Massage, Bodywork and Healing. She is a nationally certified massage therapist and a certified member of the AMBP. Currently practicing Sweedish/Relaxation and Deep Tissue massage, Moxxie is very passionate about the work that she does and tailors each session to meet the individual needs of her clients. She uses intuitive touch to aid her clients with managing chronic pain, treating overused muscles and reducing the effects of daily stress. She believes that massage can be an excellent tool to help one become aware of the needs of their body, and help them tune into the subtle messages of their being, allowing for integration of the mind with the body. In her free time, Moxxie continues to work with her hands by doing various sorts of needle work, beading and baking. She’s enjoys catching up with friends and family, watching movies, freelance writing projects, reading comic books, and taking in local street art events. (IL license 227012511)
Paul is a graduate of the New School for Massage, Bodywork & Healing, and Chapman University. A California native, Paul is inspired by the mind-body connection and infuses Western techniques with an Eastern approach by focusing on pain relief, body awareness, and overall wellness. Along with his clinical work at a chiropractor office, he is a Reiki Master and has studied multiple forms of movement and bodywork including dance, Tai Chi, yoga, Pilates, and Alexander Technique. In his spare time Paul enjoys music, making guacamole, and reading memoirs and novels.


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