Infinity Bodyworks & Massage

 
Infinity Bodyworks. Bios of Massage Therapists

THE INFINITY TEAM

Elle Anderson; Owner, Licensed Massage Therapist

Elle Anderson received her certification for massage therapy from the nationally acclaimed Aveda Institute in Minneapolis with over 600 hours of anatomy and hands-on training in such modalities as Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, sports and injury rehabilitation, trigger point therapy, hot stone therapy, prenatal massage and energy work. She has worked in the rehabilitation of victims of car accidents, clients with scoliosis, and cancer survivors, along with consistent and regular work with marathon runners, tri-athletes, Ironman competitors, long-distance competitive cyclists, and professional athletes from the Minnesota Twins, the New York Yankees, the Sacramento Kings, and the San Antonio Spurs. Elle's passion has led her into creating a business with momentum to heal people of all backgrounds. By comprising a team of well-educated and deeply experienced therapists and acupuncturists, Elle believes, with the help of her incredible staff, that Infinity Bodyworks can change and benefit many lives.

  • BS in Business Management; College of St. Scholastica

  • Certification of Massage Therapy; Aveda Institute

  • CPR Certified

Murray Decio; Licensed Acupuncturist,M.S.O.M.

Murray Decio, M.S.O.M., L.Ac., received her Masters of Science in Oriental Medicine from The Southwest Acupuncture College in Santa Fe, NM. As a licensed acupuncturist and a board-certified herbalist, her disciplines include traditional Chinese Medicine, Japanese Meridian Therapy, Five Elements, Eastern Nutrition and Chinese Herbal Medicine. She believes in the efficacy of acupuncture as a way to promote health, healing, and also the spirit of living kindly in harmony with one’s inner-self.

Decio’s methodology encompasses a wide spectrum of healing treatments designed specifically to meet each individual’s needs and health conditions. By applying a variety of treatment methods, including needling, moxibustion, cupping, auricular acupuncture, Chinese herbs, tui na, Eastern nutrition and food therapies, she helps to restore the natural bodily balance so that the human body can repair itself to a sound condition.

Decio’s treatments also aid in the rehabilitation of major and minor aches and pains from sports injuries to the normal aging process. She has a successful track record of treating migraines, menstrual cramps, digestive issues, and allergies – both seasonal and food-related. Furthermore, patients have reported positive results in the treatment of psychological, emotional, and physical trauma as well as traumatic brain injury and neurological conditions such as Parkinson’s and ALS.

Rochelle Smith; Certified Massage Therapist

Rochelle Smith received massage certification in 2005 from Center Point
School of Massage, a leader in bodywork education in the upper Midwest
region.  With over 700 hours of training, her skill set includes trigger
point therapy and rehabilitative assessment, Swedish, prenatal and infant
massage and hot stone therapy.  She is certified in Level II Lymphatic
Drainage which is a great compliment to her work to aid in reducing
inflammation and support healing.  She has also studied Applied Kinesiology with renowned chiropractic physician, Dr. Robert Rakowski from the Natural Medicine Center.   Applied Kinesiology is a method of identifying and treating weaknesses in the body through muscle strength testing.  Trained as a Lifestyle Educator, as well as in Chinese Abdominal Massage, Rochelle is passionate about bringing healing and centering to the body’s emotional center through complete treatment of the organ system and through educating her clients on self-care.   She believes in listening to the body and seeing with her hands to tailor each session to her client’s needs.  She has extensive experience working with automotive accidents, injury rehab, chronic disease, and chronic pain issues such as  carpel tunnel syndrome or sciatica.

  • 2003 B.S.  Biology, College of Biological Sciences  University of Minnesota

  • 2005 Certificate of Massage Therapy, Center Point School of Massage -Minneapolis

  • 2009 Level II Lymphatic Drainage, Upledger Institute

Carrie Williams; Certified Massage Therapist

Carrie Williams graduated from the Aveda institute  in 2003. With a certificate in massage and a licence in esthiology, she understands the dance of city life, and need for stillness within the metropolitan pace to exhale. Carrie's intention is to bring art to her bodywork, communicating with muscles and joints, listening to determine what techniques or pressures the body needs. From a light touch for relaxation, to deeper engagement to unwind tension and pain, Carrie supports her clients in their journey to balancing the body, mind, and spirit. Carrie finds her approach yields results for clients with tension headaches, sciatic pain, plantar fasciitis and postural issues. She is committed to sharing her knowledge and resources and often recommends stretches and corrective exercises to support clients in meeting their goals of well-being.

Mary Staiger-Manders; CMT

Ms. Staiger-Manders has an intuitive approach to massage using a combination of swedish, deep tissue, myofascial release, reflexology, and healing touch.  Graduating from Sister Rosalind Gefre’s School of Professional Massage in 2008, with over 1100 hours of education and training, Mary has devoted the last ten years to working closely with her clients to provide the desired outcome on an individualized basis. The list of Manders’ education and training proves her passion in the industry of massage therapy, as well as the many different facets massage has to offer. Her focused work with her clients shows in the advancement of their well-being. When not working, Mary enjoys being active outdoors and spending time with her family.

-2002-2004 - University of Wisconsin - English Literature

-2006-2008 - Sister Rosalind Gefre’s School of Professional Massage, 1130 hours certification of massage therapy and reflexology

-2011-2015 - Healing Touch, Levels 1-4, Levels 1-3 Helper

-2005 - Reiki I certification

-2010 - Reiki II certification

-2011 - CranioSacral Therapy I & II Certifications

-2006-Present - ABMP Member

-2014-Present - Healing Beyond Borders Member

Jane Rennick; Certified Massage Therapist

Jane Rennick is a certified massage therapist specializing in Swedish, deep tissue, trigger point therapy, and facilitated stretching. She earned her certificate at the Aveda Institute Minneapolis where she studied bodywork and well-being  through an Ayurvedic lens. During her time in school, she gained experience in a  variety of modalities including reflexology, acupressure, prenatal massage, and aromatherapy. Using these techniques, her goal is to create a bodywork experience that is uniquely catered to the individual and their needs to achieve balance, awareness, and relief. She also has a degree in Studio Art and Theater from Lawrence University in Appleton Wisconsin. In addition to her work as a therapist, she is an artist working in clothing and textiles, video, and multimedia. She brings  creativity and collaboration to every session. Bodywork has the power to help you address your pain, create a renewed awareness of your body, and give you the tools to take ownership of your well-being.

Farrah Fisher; Certified Massage Therapist

Farrah has been a LMT for nine years. A graduate of New Mexico School Of Natural Therapeutics, she is drawn to energy healing, and infuses both polarity therapy and reiki in her sessions. Fisher believes in connection, and that touch is essential to the human experience and is very healing and important, on many levels. 

Fisher has extensive knowledge in:  Chair massage, Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, stone massage, body stretching and ROM, prenatal/side-lying massage, Reiki, Polarity therapy, and Shiatsu. 
Also experienced in spa services, stone therapy, colon therapy, CPR, nutrition, flower remedies and reflexology.

D. M'Chelle; Certified Massage Therapist

D. M’Chelle has been a practicing Certified Massage Therapist, Functional Fitness Trainer and Licensed Practitioner with extensive experience in fitness training, health education and the metaphysical sciences for the past 15 years. She graduated from the National Holistic Institute Emeryville in August 2001 and has been specializing in Functional Massage, Occupational Fitness and Vibrational Anatomy Sound Therapies along with Reiki and Qi Gong within the Minneapolis, MN and Los Angeles CA areas ever since. Other modalities that she provides are: Chakra Balancing, Swedish Relaxation Massage, Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, Vibrational Reiki, Medicinal Stone, Myofascial & Neuromuscular Release.

The Vibrational Anatomy Sound Therapies are gentle and non-invasive applications of massage and energy work with no possibility of contraindications and can be integrated into many of the traditional forms of therapeutic touch. Her work with these healing modalities of therapeutic touch has been a means of providing deeper levels of self-awareness and personal well-being for her clients. She enjoys the rewards of assisting her clients in achieving their desire for stress reduction, relaxation and postural rehabilitation. Her passion is being able to educate and inspire others on the benefits that massage, and various holistic alternative practices and services have when made a regular part of one’s lifestyle.

-El Camino College - AS Degree, Business; Torrance, CA 1993
-National Holistic Institute - MT Certification; Emeryville, CA (2000-2001)
-National College of Exercise Professionals - Functional Training    Certification     El Segundo, CA (2001-2002)
-AFAA - Personal Training Certification; Carlsbad, CA (2002)
-Usui Reiki Level I & II Certification; Hermosa Beach, CA. (2003)
-Tama-do Academy - Sound, Color and Movement Therapy;  Cormette, France (2003)
-Tanran Reiki Masters Certification; Minneapolis, MN (2008)
-Globe Psychoacoustic Institute of Sound Therapy; San Francisco, CA (2009)
-Hands On Trade Member/ CPR Certified


Miriah Christenson; Certified Massage Therapist

Miriah Christenson received her certification for massage therapy in 2002 from Heritage College in Denver, CO with over 700 hours of anatomy and hands on training.

Her skill set includes Swedish, deep tissue, prenatal, sports, lymphatic, and hot stone massage. Miriah creates massages to suit your specific needs combining all necessary modalities. Her serene approach offers harmony, balance, and ease to your busy life.  

-BS Psychology University of South Dakota, 1998

-Certificate of Massage Therapy; Heritage College, Denver, CO, 2002