What Makes Awakenings So Reliable
Massage for our team is not just a service but a calling. Our experience and deep belief in massage therapy drive our passion and love for what we do. Our massage therapists are committed to making sure every step of the way that your therapy session will leave you satisfied and relaxed helping you to be the best YOU you can be.
Licensed Massage Therapist, Licensed Skin Therapist/Esthitician and Reiki Master/Teacher
Stephanie began Awakenings Massage in 2012 to assist clients in their personal journey for healing through massage and energy work. Stephanie brings 20+ years of experience working with people on many levels of physical and emotional healing, growth and maintenance of a better quality of life. Her work includes Advanced Skin Care, Deep Tissue Massage, Hot Stones, Prenatal Massage and Reiki Based Energy Work. She provides a relaxing massage while working out painful knots, tight muscles and providing healing energy balancing. Stephanie will work with you to achieve your goals for personal excellence in a safe, secure, and comfortable environment.
Stephanie is Licensed by the Virginia Board of Nursing and Virginia Board of Cosmetology
Beth Kusnetz, Licensed Massage Therapist
Claire has 17 years of professional massage experience. She has perfected has her techniques over the years to become client focused and results driven. Her extensive knowledge of anatomy and physiology has given her meaningful insight into the human body allowing her to assist each client in their path to healing. Her style combines clinically based deep tissue, trigger point therapy and some myofacial techniques. Claire’s extensive skills include Bowen Techniques, Reiki, prenatal and infant massage.
Claire’s work is targeted to the body’s natural healing process and to reconnect the client as a whole. Her work can benefit prenatal clients, athletes, chronic pain and migraine sufferers and anyone seeking overall wellness.
Claire is Nationally Board Certified and Licensed by the Virginia Board of Nursing.
Christie Kanta Haran
With over 30 years of experience in the health and fitness industry, Christie brings a unique blend of western massage therapy and ancient eastern healing modalities to her sessions. As a Certified Yoga Therapist, Thai Massage Therapist and Reiki Practitioner, she combines these healing systems with Swedish, deep tissue and neuromuscular therapy techniques, customizing the client’s session to provide the beneficial, lasting results.
Christie’s intention is to support relaxation and ease in the body so that the Energy (Chi, Prana, Life Force) flows freely through the energy channels of the body creating a sense of balance and wellbeing in body and mind.
Christie is a Licensed Massage Therapist by the Virginia Board of Nursing and a
Certified Yoga Therapist by the International Association of Yoga Therapy
Lisa McEwen, Licensed Massage Therapist, Level II Reiki Practitioner
Gena Ferguson, Licensed Massaged Therapist, Massage Instructor
Gena has practiced massage therapy in Northern Virginia for over 6 years and began sharing her knowledge as a massage instructor about a year ago. She specializes in assessment of soft tissue dysfunction and uses techniques from a variety of modalities including deep tissue, myofascial release, and neuromuscular techniques to encourage the body’s natural healing process. She loves to incorporate these techniques into a full-body massage balanced with relaxation techniques.
In addition to the modalities mentioned above, Gena also practices prenatal massage and lymphatic drainage massage. Gena is grateful to have worked with people of all ages, backgrounds, medical histories and body types. She’s committed to helping her clients achieve their goals whether it’s relaxation, body-specific, or a combination of both!
Deborah Smallwood is a licensed Master Esthetician. She has been actively involved in the Esthetics industry for over 15 years as a licensed instructor and medical esthetics practitioner. She is skilled in providing European and Ayurvedic style treatments, specializing in Acne and Anti-ageing services. Deborah holds a post graduate diploma from the International Dermal Institute and is a Dermalogica Certified Expert. She is highly experienced in advanced modalities such as LED Therapy, IPL, Microdermabrasion, Ultrasonic, Microcurrent and Advanced Chemical Peels.