Melissa Cardwell, MAT #8868

Melissa completed her massage apprenticeship at Island Therapeutic Massage in Hilo, HI and received her massage license in 2005. She considers herself an on-going student and, as such, continuously seeks to deepen her massage practice. She offers a wide-range of modalities including Ashiatsu, Deep Tissue, Lomi Lomi, Hawaiian Hot Stones Massage (Pohaku Wela), Pre-Natal Massage, Cranial Sacral and Myofascial Release. Melissa has also received her Level I in Reiki. Her passion is in therapeutic massage and assisting people in improving the quality of their lives. Melissa strongly believes in having an unconditional regard for her clients and seeks to support them by drawing from her deep well of knowledge and compassion. Every session is unique and based on an individual’s particular and distinct needs. Melissa feels tremendously grateful to have found a professional path that is as rewarding as massage therapy and to be a part of the phenomenal team of therapists at Banyan Massage.

Anne Nuttall

Anne Nuttall, MAT #8073

Anne became a certified massage therapist in 2003 after completing massage therapy training at Healing Spirits in Boulder, Colorado. She then completed Hawaiian Lomi Lomi training at Aunty Margaret Machados’ in South Kona, HI in 2004 and became a Licensed Massage Therapist shortly thereafter. Anne is skilled and experienced in many modalities though these days her passion and specialty is in Ashiatsu. She also offers therapeutic massage and incorporates Swedish Massage, Lomi Lomi and Hot Stones, as well as deep therapeutics such as Myofascial Release. Anne also performs specific pain and injury treatment massage and works with clients who seek acute injury rehabilitation as well as chronic pain management. Her sessions are always customized to each individual’s specific needs and she takes great care in providing a personalized experience for every client. She has a kind and nurturing presence and an open heart. With a deep passion for massage and bodywork Anne feels very fortunate to be a professional in the field and to be an integral part of the team at Banyan Massage.

Andrea Henke

Andrea Henke, MAT# 7155

After finding relief from medical challenges at age 15 with a holistic chiropractor, Andrea knew she wanted to pursue a career in holistic health and wellness to help others. At age 19 she attended The Boulder College of Massage Therapy and graduated in 2000. She moved to Maui and received her massage therapy license in 2003. She is also licensed in Colorado and Texas. Andrea uses massage therapy as a modality to help restore health, balance, and homeostasis by assisting the body to return to its natural state of health and well-being of body, mind, and spirit. Andrea specializes in an integrative massage approach, utilizing Lomi Lomi, Shiatsu, Swedish, Lymphatic Drainage, Cupping Therapy, CranioSacral Therapy, Prenatal, Trigger Point and Deep Tissue techniques and stretches. After taking Energy Medicine in massage school, she also has learned various energy healing techniques, such as Reiki, Polarity Therapy, ARCH healing, and chakra balancing. Andrea integrates a personalized approach to each and every session.

Jarica Barr

Jarica Barr, MAT# 10249

Jarica came to bodywork while searching on her own healing path. She feels that massage therapy is how she can help care for humanity. Jarica began her studies as a massage therapist at the Heartwood Institute in Northern California. As a Holistic Healthcare Practitioner, she graduated in 2005, receiving training in Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue, Polarity Therapy, Cranial Sacral techniques, Myofascial Release, Shiatsu and Hot Stones. She continued her studies with Ayurvedic bodywork therapies, and Chinese medicine. During a session, Jarica may combine various techniques to suit the needs of the individual. She has a passion for classical Yoga, breath, and awareness practices and intends to bring mindfulness to each session.

Ann Marie Lofgreen

Ann Marie Lofgreen, MAT #9197

Ann Marie has been a practitioner of Massage Therapy since 2000. She graduated from South West Institute Of Healing Arts in 1999 in Scottsdale, AZ. Ann Marie moved to the Big Island of Hawaii in 2005 where she completed continuing education at Big Island Academy Of Massage. She has a diverse and complimentary style of massage that incorporates many modalities including Deep Tissue, Lomi Lomi, Acupressure, Cranial Sacral, Reflexology, Myofascial Release, Prenatal, Infant massage and more. Over the course of her career she has worked in spas, salons, pain clinics, Chiropractor offices, retreats, events and in homes. Ann Marie loves learning and strives to continuously improve and fine tune her techniques. With her wealth of skill and experience she tailors every massage session to the specific needs and goals of each individual.

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Victoria Moorhouse, MAT #15174, BEO #21255

Victoria is a multifaceted practitioner who uses various modalities to assist people on their path to health and overall well-being. Always fascinated with skin and the human body, she received her Esthetician training at Moro Beauty School in Los Angeles in 2014 and her Massage Therapy education at Hawai’i Massage Academy in Honolulu in 2017. Victoria’s bodywork is an intuitive combination of Swedish and Thai Massage. Victoria’s holistic facials focus on bringing the skin into balance and finding radiance. Her understanding of the human body is informed by western anatomy and physiology as well as eastern medicine and Yogic concepts. She holds degrees and certifications in Reiki (level 2), Bach Flower Remedies, and Social Work (MSW). Victoria is also a Gyrotonic Instructor and an E-RYT 500 Yoga Teacher.

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Kristen Burkhart
MAT #17383

Kristen began studying massage at Hokulani Massage Academy on the Big Island in 2021. Her training focused on a blend of sports and Swedish massage. Since becoming licensed, she has learned techniques in the styles of Lomi Lomi, Thai, Trigger Point, and Deep Tissue. She has worked in a variety of settings including a resort spa, a clinic, and for various retreats. During a session, she tends to work slow and deep to allow full release of muscle tension. Kristen is also a Reiki practitioner, and enjoys blending energetic sensitivity and intuition with her physical practice. She is passionate about offering her care and presence to her clients.

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