About massage therapy
Zhanna Root, Licensed Massage Therapist (Founder)
Zhanna meets every client in an attentive and caring way. Her approach to massage is holistic with attention focused on the concerns of the client. Zhanna uses firm and fluid techniques in her massages to promote relaxation and therapeutic effects.
Zhanna's massage style is specific and effective , an artistic flow of therapeutic and deep tissue trigger-point massage therapy, focusing on injury rehabilitation and prevention with compassion and mindfulness.Her aim is to deliver exceptional work to help her clients meet their goals through discovery and growth, so they can be able to work with ease and play pain-free.
Zhanna believes in the body's ability to heal itself and that massage therapy is one of the many paths to restoring health and wholeness to the body. She is also a strong supporter of self care.
Zhanna acquired posture specialist training through the intensive CPEP® program, led by BodyZone.com founder Dr. Steven Weiniger, renowned posture expert, delegate to the White House Conference on Aging, and author of Stand Taller Live Longer. The CPEP program has set the international standard in postural assessment and strengthening posture through focused motion exercise to improve patient/client outcome by improving balance, alignment, functional motion and performance.
Improving posture in combination with massage treatments has been shown to relieve pain and joint stress, while also improving balance, energy levels, functional motion, and flexibility, ability to breathe deeply, appearance, confidence and athletic performance.
In order to better understand complex conditions presented by clients as well as be up-to-date on latest research about our body functions and body mechanics, she is undergoing continual professional training .
Lilla Szatmari, Licensed Massage Therapist
We are happy to welcome Lilla Szatmari to our practice.
Lilla is our first "in house" trainee! If we were to pick one word to describe her massage style it would be CARING ! She is currently training under Zhanna's supervision in postural balance approach and deep tissue massage.
Even though she just recently graduated from American Institute of Alternative Medicine (with extensive training in medical massage therapy!) she is not new in bodywork profession. Her education started back in Hungary where she graduated from the University of Debrecen, Faculty of Sciences majoring in Biology (MSc) in 2006. In 2010 she completed the course in basic and advanced Lomi Lomi Nui, belonging to the "General Physical Condition Improving, Refreshing Massage". Then she studied Kahi Loa massage course and Wellness Lomilomi, Lomilomi Nui, Integrated Lomilomi and has been practicing this modalities for more than 7 years in Hungary.
Besides this she completed some energetic body work: Prananadi (similar to Reiki) and Access Concinousness courses.