Hi, I'm Melissa

Your Professional Massage Therapist

About Me

10 Years of Experience

Dedication to providing superior, individualized bodywork that suits the needs of each of my clients is of the utmost importance to me. My deep understanding for all elements in the body is embedded in my education; I graduated from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell Exercise Physiology program with a Bachelor Degree of Science, an internship shy of my Masters in Physical Therapy. After spending eight wonderful years as a stay-at-home mom, I decided to renew my enthusiasm for anatomy and physiology, and studied at the Sarasota School of Massage Therapy, where I obtained my license for massage therapy. I have since then built my reputation around helping many LWR members and instituting therapeutic massage programs at local companies.

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University of Massachusetts, Lowell

1993-1997 - Bachelor of Science, Exercise Physiology

Sarasota School of Massage Therapy

2008 - Massage Therapist License


  • Swedish
  • Deep Tissue
  • Sports Massage
  • Myofasical Release
  • Stretching
  • Hot Stone


Julie S.

"I have been coming to Melissa for 9 years whenever we are in Florida. Her professional technique and calm and kind demeanor make all the difference in a healing and soothing massage experience. I've been fortunate to have experienced massage all over the country at many fine resorts, and I always compare the masseuse's ability and technique with Melissa's. I have yet to find one who measures up to her!"

Sam N.

"I went to Melissa 3 yrs ago with nagging lower back pain - after her evaluation - she stated - "give me three months and I believe I can help you" - well she was God sent - between her deep tissue massages & countless stretching exercises.. I have been pain free for 3 yrs! Highly recommend..her knowledge is remarkable!!"