We are truly a team at Avivage where we work together to support one another in order to create a work environment that is healthy and happy; in turn our goal is to facilitate a healing and authentic experience for every person we touch.
Her life experience keeps her passionate about healing and wellness. As a breast cancer survivor she enjoys working with women who have gone through it or are in the middle of their process.
Tai volunteered at Peaceful Pathways for women of domestic violence in Gainesville, Florida, and enjoys working with women who come from backgrounds of violence as she has overcome a history herself.
Her passions include creating supportive healing environments, nature, travel, medicinal foods and herbs, cooking and music.
Rachel is also a Healing Touch Practitioner Apprentice and is working toward her certification as an energy healer. Some of her other hobbies include hiking, camping, gardening, martial arts, west coast swing dancing, and fishing with her boyfriend.
She enjoys working with clients looking for a relaxing experience, and prides herself on providing clients with the time to quiet their minds from the everyday busy lifestyles so they can regenerate and rejuvenate the mind, body, and soul.
With a passion for holistic wellness and the study of the human body, a career in alternative health came naturally to Sarah. She is an attentive Massage Therapist who aims to create a nurturing and judgment free safe-haven for each and every client. In her free time Sarah can often be found making weird art, cooking vegetarian food or losing at mini golf.
Megan has a passion for learning and has an ambition to develop her own business of Integrative practices. Some of her hobbies include riding/training her horse, spending time with her dog, traveling, playing or listening to music, and reading
Zoua is trained in Shiatsu therapy, therapeutic and relaxation massages, craniosacral techniques, trigger point therapy, cupping and hot stone massage. Furthermore on her journey, Zoua is in the midst of training to become a DONA International certified Birth Doula.
By integrating her knowledge of the body and of massage methods, Kristy supports the body’s natural healing process and allows space and time to release tension, ease injury, as well as promote healthy and joyful movement.
She enjoys being a part of helping others bring their body and mind into balance and wellness through massage. She believes in providing each client with a thoughtful and focused session, using combined techniques from Swedish, therapeutic, and Shiatsu massage. Other interests include facepainting, balloon twisting, music, art, urban and nature adventuring, and continuing to create and learn new things!
Originally born and raised in Jamaica, he later moved to the U.S. to pursue a better life for him and his family. After working in various fields including restaurant management, he decided to pursue a career in massage therapy after friends and family saw his talents and recommended that he follow his dreams. In his spare time, Orindel enjoys working and learning about cars, watching movies, and spending time with friends and family.
She is also a full time student studying creative writing, and in her free time enjoys camping, hiking, cooking, writing, playing music, and torturing her beloved cat Ophelia with forced snuggles and silly hats.
Carmen hopes to educate her clients about the body, and encourage them to create a home care routine, alongside massage, to facilitate long term results. Carmen aims to study Reiki to further help her clients understand emotions, thoughts and energies, which may become stagnant in the body. With positive intention and belief, those toxins can be released.
Carmen loves to kayak and walk the trails of Minnesota’s State Parks as well as travel to explore nature’s beauty and serenity. She loves film photography, dancing salsa and inventing vegetarian dishes.
Prior to practicing massage, Drew was an environmental sustainability consultant. Outside of work, Drew is usually doing yoga, playing with her two goofy dogs, reading science fiction, or planning a trip with her husband.