Joan Lupacchino is a Connecticut Licensed Massage Therapist and holds a
National Certification for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork.  Joan is also a
graduate of Manchester Community College and Eastern Connecticut State
University.  Since graduating from the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy
in 1995, Joan has continued her education by graduating from the Dr. Vodder
School of Lymphatic Therapy in 1998.  She also trained with the late John
Harvey Gray, Reiki Master and has completed the Advanced Reiki Practitioner
program.  Joan practices a blend of healing techniques such as
Swedish
Massage, Manual Lymph Drainage and Reiki and Active Isolated Stretching.  
Joan is a member of the American Massage Therapy Association. To schedule
an appointment, please call
(860)649-1157 or e-mail at
jluphands95@yahoo.com.
Therapists
CT license # 002384
CT license # 001175
CT license # 005329
Jevon Lemons is a Connecticut licensed massage therapist and a
2005 graduate of the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy.  Jevon
is nationally certified and a member of the American Massage Therapy
Association.  He also holds a B.A. in Psychology and an Associate in
Studio Arts from Eastern Connecticut State University.  Jevon’s interest
and focus are on the body, mind connection and how emotion can be
stored in the body.  He believes that massage can slow down and
simplify life, reconnecting us with our bodies.  Jevon specializes in

Swedish
, deep tissue and Core Myofascial Therapy.  To make an
appointment call
(860)933-9228.
CT license # 004438
Mary Jo Tomsic  believes that massage can be an essential piece in
anyones wellness plan, helping address the Mind Body and Spirit.  As a
holistic therapist, she believes that the time her clients spend in massage
is more than just relaxation, it is rejuvenation for the soul.  She is a
graduate of the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy in Newington,
CT.  She is nationally certified and Connecticut Licensed and specializes
in tailoring a massage session to your needs drawing from such
modalities as
deep tissue, Swedish, acupressure, energy work and sports
massage.  She works by appointment only and can be reached at
(860)287-6538 .  Her regular office hours are Tuesday, Thursday and
Saturday afternoons and evenings.
Sharon LaFargue is a Connecticut licensed massage therapist with
national certification for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork.  Sharon is a
member of the American Massage Therapy Association and earned her
associates degree in disabilities from Manchester Community College.  
Sharon has over 20 years of dance teaching experience.  It is through this
experience Sharon developed her interest in massage therapy and is
excited to develop her practice.  Sharon believes massage facilities the
body's natural ability to heal itself while improving range of motion,
flexibility, and boost energy.  Each massage is a personalized blend of
massage techniques customized to meet each client's individual needs.
She offers
Swedish, deep tissue, sports, aromatherapy, and hot stone.
Call Sharon today at
(860)402-7415 to schedule your hour of peace and
serenity.
CT license #006492
Elaine Nolan began her massage journey as a regular client of Carrie
Teslof.  After 12 years in retail management and personally realizing the
calming benefits of massage, Elaine felt called to the profession as a
second career.  She attended Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy and
graduated in August of 2011.  With a passion for deep tissue, she enjoys the
challenges of finding just the right amount of pressure for any client.  Our
lives are fast and we frequently allow ourselves to short change our own well
being in the name of getting things done.  Elaine believes in the power of
positivity and encourages you to take some time to clear your mind while
she assists you in taking care of your body.  Elaine specializes in
deep
tissue, Swedish and aromatherapy.  She is available by appointment and
can be reached at
(860)268-2577 or elainenolanlmt@gmail.com.
CT license # 006903
Gladys Vargas is a Connecticut Licensed Massage Therapist and 2011
graduate of the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy.  Gladys holds a
National Certification for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork and is a
member of the American Massage Therapy Association.  She believes that
a massage goes beyond the physical to be a touch of serenity that creates
balance in the body, mind and spirit.  Gladys customizes each massage with
a blend of techniques personalized to meet her client's individual needs.  
Modalities offered are
Swedish, Deep Tissue, Sports Massage, Energy
Work, Acupressure, Basic Reflexology, Aromatherapy, and Hot Stone.  She
can be reached at
(860) 222-6321 or
amtamembers.com/balancebodymindspirit.
Her regular office hours are Monday, Tuesday, and Friday evenings and
Saturdays.
CT license # 006910
Carrie Teslof graduated in 1999 from Down East School of Massage in Waldoboro,
ME.  She decided to go to massage school after suffering from Gillian Barre
Syndrome which left her paralyzed from the neck down for 3 months.  During her
recovery, she received physical therapy and therapeutic massage and knew that is
what she wanted to do.  As a business major and licensed massage therapist,
Carrie opened Caring Hands in 2003.  Today she has performed well over 8,000
massages and takes great pride in making people feel better.  She specializes in a
deep tissue relaxation massage for the perfect combination.  She also offers sports
massage,
Swedish, aromatherapy, facials, body wraps, and ear candling.  Her hours
are Mon., Tues., and Fri. from 10-8 and Wed. and Sat. from 10-4.  Please call
860-508-2515 for more information.
Janet Drayton is a graduate from the Connecticut Center for Massage
Therapy.  She is a licensed massage therapist, is nationally certified and a
member of the American Massage Therapy Association. She found an
interest in massage therapy after her first personal experience. Janet was
truly convinced that massage should be incorporated in everyone's wellness
plan."It truly transforms and rejuvenates the mind, body and spirit." To
experience a custom massage session which may include S
wedish, deep
tissue, trigger point therapy, orthopedic massage, or sports massage with a
touch of acupressure,  please contact Janet at
(917)400-8203 or email her
at jdraytonlmt@gmail.com.
CT license #007720