Practitioners

Kirkland & Totem Lake

Alina Soto, LMP






Amber Thoreson, LMP
2011 Graduate of Cortiva Massage School, Seattle, WA

Amber enjoys working with the following modalities: Deep Tissue, Myofascial Release, Neuromuscular Therapy, and Injury Treatment




Heng Ma, LMP
Heng graduated from the Cortiva Institute in Seattle with honors. With massage therapy, she is using her mind and body together to affect positive change and healing upon her clients. She provides client-centered therapeutic and relaxation massage in a healing environment. She loves to combine western and eastern massage techniques to help her clients live pain-free lives.

Her intent is to work with integrated medicine in order to unite traditional medicine with complementary and alternative medicine. Heng’s clients benefit from treatment which provides calm and peaceful relaxation as well as substantial healing and recovery from pain and injury. Heng uses a wide variety of techniques; from trigger point therapy and myofascial release, to Gua Sha and cupping. She is continually learning new techniques and modalities in order to approach problems from all angles, and provide the best holistic care for her clients.


Joan Gorkos, LMP
2011 Graduate of Cortiva Massage School, Seattle WA
Proficient in the following modalities: Myofascial Release, Neurofascial Release, Visceral Manipulation, CTM (Connective Tissue Massage), Lymphatic Facilitation, Trigger Point Therapy, Pregnancy, Swedish, Positional Release (strain/counter-strain), Active Isolated Stretching, MET (Muscle Energy Technique), and "Deep Tissue".

As a medical massage therapist I am here to provide support in the client's healing process and educate them to the current prevalent theories on what is happening with their muscles. If a condition is alterable and that is their goal, then we will work to their comfort levels, and sometimes beyond, to reach those goals. I try to use the tools that are most appropriate to the conditions, which means sometimes I may be incredibly light and sometimes it will feel like I am bone deep. We are going to work at the source first, then reconnect the area, the body and the mind as harmoniously as possible.


Kelly Greiner, LMP
Graduated from Everest College.

Proficient in deep tissue, Swedish and pregnancy massages.



Kristi Patricelli, LMP
1998 Graduate of Brian Utting School of Massage, Seattle, WA

Kristi is proficient in the following modalities: Deep Tissue and Lomi Lomi



Linda Deiner, LMP
Linda believes self-care is the most important part of a person's well being. Learning what you can do to help yourself and doing it consistently over time, combined with regular massage is a winning combination.

1983 Graduate of Brian Utting School of Massage, Seattle WA

Proficient in the following modalities: Side-lying massage, pregnancy massage, Myofascial Release, Deep Tissue, Sports and Medical massage


Mary Whitehead, LMP






Paul Tomita, LMP





Rebekah Miller, LMP
As a fourth year Naturopathic Medicine and Midwifery student at Bastyr University, Rebekah has a strong desire to help people on their journey to greater health and wellbeing. She received her LMP from the Bellevue Massage School in 2013. She does therapeutic and relaxation massage, specializing in swedish massage, deep tissue massage, trigger point therapy, muscle energy stretching, craniosacral therapy, and visceral manipulation. She also is experienced in working with women throughout pregnancy and the postpartum period.


Sharon Heppes, LMP
Graduate of Bellevue Massage School

Proficient in Deep tissue and Forearm Work



Val Klionsky, LMP

Val specializes in Injury Treatment, Deep Tissue, Manual Lymphatic Drainage, and Cupping

1996 Graduate of Body Mind Academy, Bellevue, WA

Proficient in the following modalities: Deep Tissue, Injury Tx, Swedish, Myofascial Release, Reiki, Pregnancy Basic MLD, Hot Stone, Neuromuscular Therapy, Cupping, Trager


William Pittman, LMP