OUR THERAPISTS

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Ryan Sharp

Owner - LMT

Ryan graduated in 2010 from Healing Hands Holistic Health Center in Michigan. The focus of his schooling was based on the subtle physical nuances that contribute to health and wellness.  Modalities he specializes in are neromuscular, sports massage, injury recovery, trigger point therapy, cupping massage, myofascial release, Swedish massage. His main focus is the relationship with pain, sensation, and the whole story of a clients life. He takes great pride in helping clients solve the puzzle of discomfort they may be experiencing by using a science and behavior-based approach with a great appreciation for using research-basedmodalities. He believes educating clients to the subtle nuances of their bodies and how they can make changes to impact their wellness and ultimately give them back control of how they feel in their body.

Jess Whyte

LMT

Jess is committed to catalyzing the relief of physical and emotional stresses through personalized, intuitive Massage Therapy. As a graduate from the Berkana Institute of Massage Therapy in the spring of 2018, Jess is excited to put her knowledge and passion to use at White Lotus Therapeutics.  She believes that her clients have the power to heal themselves and she is there to help guide them. Her bodywork utilizes a unique mixture of deep tissue, trigger point, Swedish, sports massage and Thai Massage. Jess infuses her work with a creative integration of these techniques making each session a custom-tailored experience for each client. Her work is heavily influenced by her affinity for anatomy and all things creative.

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Morgan Macklem

LMT

Morgan obtained her Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training/Sports Medicine from Central Michigan University. Throughout her years in school, she learned how to administer modalities as well as instruct rehabilitative exercises and perform therapeutic massage. Shortly after, she became a Certified Personal Trainer where she was able to use her learnings to prevent injury in her clients. Morgan realized she was missing a key component with personal training and that was being able to help clients release tension in their bodies. Foam rolling and assisted stretching would only help so much.  She then decided to go to massage therapy school in hopes of being able to give her clients more well-rounded care. She planned to help them improve function in problem areas/joints.  She graduated from Irene's Myomassology in June 2018. She fell in love with massage and body work and would like to continue this path and learning as much as she can to help people. Morgan likes to use a variety of modalities in sessions including swedish, deep tissue, trigger point, energy work, and myofascial release. She believes in using what works best for each individual client depending on their goals.

Shelby English

LMT

Shelby began her career as a licensed massage therapist in 2013 after graduating from the Denver School of Massage Therapy. She approaches each session with compassion, intuition, and empathy, and her general style of massage is very integrative as she incorporates several modalities in her sessions - primarily Swedish massage, deep tissue, trigger point therapy, and reflexology. Her favorite afflictions to tackle with clients are headaches, migraines, anxiety, and depression because she has personally experienced the potent benefits massage can offer in these areas. However, she views bodywork as only a portion of the journey to self-care and aims to inspire mindfulness in her clients so they can have better tools to reach mind-body-spirit balance.   

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Jackie Cusimano

Massage Coordinator

I have experienced first hand the power of self care and wellness and how they can completely shift your life. My Philosophy is that when you take care of yourself, whether that be with massage, yoga, or ideally a blend of many self care modalities, you can better show up as the best version of yourself in all other areas of life. I don't believe that self care is a luxury, I believe its a necessity; when you put yourself first, caring for loved ones comes from an overflowing cup rather than one that is half empty.

 

I found myself in the world of wellness right after high school in 2011. I graduated in April of 2013 from New York College of Health Professions with an Associates Degree in Occupational Studies. Since then I have broadened my studies with continuing education in modalities like, Thai Massage on the table, Reiki I & II, cupping, and CRC stretching. I have been practicing integrated massage for 7+ years; I use all of the modalities I am trained in to create a session specifically for the client I am working with. We are all in different bodies so I believe it is extremely important to work with each client as an individual. Through my massage practice I became very passionate about Yoga as well. I signed up for a Yoga teacher training in January 2016, where I studied for 200 hours to become a Certified Vinyasa Yoga Instructor by February of that same year. I immediately went on to teach yoga and have been doing so ever since. Much like my massage practice, my teaching style is very broad. I offer many variations and modifications and my classes are open to every level of practitioner. I believe yoga is here for all of us and that nobody should feel intimidated to practice. I do my best to show up authentically with no expectations or judgments so anyone can feel safe in my class!

Margy Black

LMT

Margy has been studying massage and Asian bodywork since 2016. She graduated from the East-West School of Integrated Healing arts in Iowa City in early 2017 and has been administering massage ever since. As an LMT, she specializes in swedish, flowy, relaxing massage. She has also completed energy healing courses such as Reiki 1 and Healing Touch 1&2 through HTP. Her approach to bodywork is centered around the process of moving energy throughout the body and building awareness of the mind, body connection. Margy has her 500RYT and received her 300hr advanced training in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Her schooling was centered in the integration of Thai massage into yoga. This has given her a holistic approach on how she can aid in one's healing journey- using specific Thai massage stretches and techniques as one of many healing modalities. Her main goal is to impact her clients with wellness techniques which can aid to overall awareness of the body and a unique healing path for each individual.

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Khandi Vargas

LMT

Greetings, my name is Khandi Vargas and I am a passionate and professional LMT and yoga teacher (and forever a student). I am a graduate of Integrated Massage Therapy College in Edmond, Oklahoma. I am also a student at Naropa University studying Somatic Contemplative Psychology and Yoga Studies. Outside of holistic health, I am a jeweler, artist, rockhound, live music lover and outdoor enthusiast. I have been pursuing massage, fitness, holistic health and wellness for the last 5 years. Massage Therapy has given me the opportunity to grow physically and spiritually, build meaningful client relationships, and share my healing touch with others. Previously, I ran my own business Urban Revival Massage Therapy. I moved from OKC and partnered with The Soothing Touch Mobile Massage Therapy Service and we traveled the country providing massage therapy/vending at yoga retreats, music festivals, work offices, etc. Currently I specialize in Therapeutic Massage, Swedish/Relaxation Massage, Cupping, Trigger Point Therapy, and Prenatal Massage. I love to include stretching and aromatherapy upon request. I tailor each massage (pressure, technique, focus areas, etc) to each client to achieve optimum health benefits. I am dedicated to providing a healing massage with a nurturing touch so that you will leave feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. I enjoy getting to know my clients and helping them achieve their health goals.

Maddi Rowedder

LMT

Maddi has been practicing massage therapy in Colorado since graduating from Colorado School

of Healing Arts in 2018. She has a deep passion for the betterment of herself and the world

around her which is what led her to explore massage and other holistic practices. Her goal is to

provide an individualized massage experience that empowers her clients to continue their

health journey on and off the table. Our bodies are divinely designed to heal themselves and

she is here to help you recognize your unique healing capacities. She understands the

importance of looking at health from all angles and loves to expand her knowledge on many

different healing modalities. She incorporates Deep Tissue, Swedish massage, Cupping, Trigger

point, Sports massage, Aromatherapy, and Prenatal in her personalized sessions. She enjoys

integrating all of the techniques she has learned to provide a compassionate, educational,

balancing, and intuitive massage experience.

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Karis Creamer

LMT

Karis is orginally from Baltimore, Maryland and moved to Colorado six years ago to pursue life in the mountains. Her passion for massage therapy is rooted from her desire and lifelong goal to help others. Movement and health are two guiding forces in her life that she continues to practice and educate herself in. She graduated from Berkana Institute of Massage Therapy in Spring of 2018 and is consistently searching for new modalities and techniques to better serve her clients. Karis traveled to Thailand in 2019 and completed 156 hours of Thai massage. She has received continuing education in cupping, myofascial, and neuromuscular massage. Her style is a mix of the eduation she has received and caters to her clients requests based on pressure, flow, and technique. She is dedicated to listening and honoring your requests for each session and goals you have for your commitment to yourself. Currently, she is in school to become a Physical Therapist Assistant and plans to graduate in a year. In her spare time she is outside, adventuring, meditating, reading, going to concerts, and spending time with family and friends.

Melody Land

LMT

When I discovered the power of therapeutic touch through bodywork for myself, it sparked a desire to grow more in tune with my body and develop better habits around nurturing it.

Since then, I have been on a never ending journey to self healing, and have grown a deep passion for supporting others with their health and wellness too.

In 2018, I graduated from Healing Spirits Massage Training Program in Boulder, and I continue to educate myself on a regular basis in order to deliver the highest level of care I can give. 

My style of massage is integrative and is always fused with love and intention to provide a deeply soothing and therapeutic experience. It can include deep tissue, trigger point, myofascial techniques, sports, swedish, reflexology, and prenatal depending on your needs. 

I truly enjoy connecting with clients and advocating for their self care while providing a safe space to decompress.

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Amber Abraham

LMT

Amber started her training to become an LMT at Denver Integrative Massage school. Her schooling focused on blending  Eastern and Western massage techniques. Learning these two systems simultaneously makes her approach well-rounded and therapeutic. She has studied styles such as Swedish, Deep Tissue, Cupping, Trigger Point Therapy, Prenatal, Thai Yoga Massage, Breathwork, & Herbal Medicine.  She deeply believes in, and has witnessed first hand, not just the physiological benefits of massage but the emotional, psychological, and energetic healing that each session can bring. Her goals are to co-create a massage for each client tailored to their exact physical & mental needs and integrate multiple modalities as necessary. She believes in making each client feel safe and comfortable in their bodies and is passionate about helping others find healing within themselves.