Skin to Soul was founded in 2006 by Nicole Russo, LMT. Our massage and myofascial therapists are handpicked for their gift of touch and attentiveness. Most have also been trained in the John Barnes Myofascial Release Technique and all take pride in using their training and skills to help clients heal physically and emotionally.

At Skin to Soul, our mission is to challenge the status quo and give our clients a unique authentic approach to health care. Our team of highly skilled and experienced therapists are dedicated to providing a safe, supportive, open environment for our clients’ healing journey. Through listening to our clients’ needs we are able to create an individualized approach to treatment that is effective in freeing our clients from pain. By gently supporting, we witness our clients process emotional blocks, opening the door to discovering their true inner self and inner joy. Through education, we empower our clients to become more self-aware of their bodies and patterns and then give them the tools necessary to leave feeling confident that they can help themselves. Schedule a massage or myofascial therapy session today and get started on the next page of your journey.

Our therapists are organized according to a 5 color Level system. Each level corresponds to a different level of experience and education, as well as a different price point. If you’d like to learn more about each level, please check out our LEVELS PAGE.

Roz E, LMT

Roz (Rosalind) graduated from the Watertown Cortiva Institute in 2014, and has been a practicing massage therapist for the last 9 years. Her style starts as a flowy therapeutic, rolling into a deep tissue as the session goes on. With a naturally heavier touch, her sessions build the momentum needed to invigorate and get out knots, helping you feel relaxed without feeling sore afterwards. Roz loves working with clients who have everyday stress and discomfort, who would like to better their life quality of life through massage. Her favorite type of client enjoys a comprehensive full body massage, and by working with her clients and focusing on their problem areas and concerns, she will help you to let go of tension, stress and discomfort.

Professional Level For Massage

Charles M, LMT

Charles received his certificate in massage therapy from Spa Tech Institute when it was located in Ipswich. He has since gone on to also complete the 2 year physical therapy program at NorthShore CC in 2021. His style uses slower strokes to effectively relax and relieve tension while still getting the depth his clients need. He prefers to move slower in order to pay more attention to the feel of the client’s muscles, while increasing range of motion for chronic issues and pain.

Professional Level For Massage

Kevin N, LMT

Kevin graduated from Elizabeth Grady in 2019. His style is a flowy medium therapeutic, with deeper tissue techniques mixed in. He would be a good match for anyone looking to both relax as well as get rid of their stress in their upper back and shoulders. He uses techniques that span the length of the spine to help relieve the pressure. His favorite muscle to work on is the Trapezius. 

Professional Level For Massage

Hallie U, LMT

Hallie Graduated from the Stark State College of Technology in North Canton Ohio in 2005. He has been a massage therapist for over 18 years now. His style is a focused therapeutic. He uses a combination of Swedish and trigger point massage to help people relax. He specializes in helping people with Carpal Tunnel syndrome and injury reduction. His hope is to get people back to their ordinary lives.

 

Professional Level For Massage

Specialized Level for Lymphatic Drainage

Deborah R, Reiki Master

With over a decade of beauty industry experience, Deborah is a Reiki Master who has been practicing the craft since 2018. She is attuned under the Usui system of natural healing and has received level 1, 2, and Master certificates. She believes reiki is a unique and transformative experience providing balance and insight to better understanding ourselves.

Professional Level For Reiki

Maxwell Q, LMT

Maxwell graduated from Spa Tech Institute of Massage Therapy in 2022. His style is a deep tissue therapeutic. He likes combining deep tissue work with an assortment of stretches to work the muscles and target areas as best as possible. He specializes in hip, low back and leg pain. He started really focusing on the lower body at first as a way to help his mom. She has chronic hip pain and he wanted to help ease that pain. Because of this interest he has found a love of working with different types of ailments / injuries whether it be sciatic nerve pain, stiff necks, hip pain, ankle injuries, pulled muscles, chronic pain, injuries from everyday wear and tear, etc. He feels connected with the work and feeling the change of the musculature under his hands.

Professional Level For Massage

Specialized Level for Hot Stone

Mariel C, LMT

Mariel Graduated from Spirit Wellness Institute in 2022. Her style uses a deeper pressure, but by paying close attention to the way the body on the table and how it reacts to her touch, also has a therapeutic feel. By maintaining pressure without pain, she helps her clients with all sorts of issues. She specializes in working with any sort of athletics, from professionals to people who just like to go on hikes with their dog. She is intrigued by the puzzles our bodies give us, and finding different ways to improve people’s relationship with their body.

Professional Level For Massage

Specialized Level for Floor Thai

Dirce D, LMT

Dirce attended the Salter School in Malden. Graduating in March of 2010 she began her massage career. Her style is a deeper therapeutic. She mixes fast paced strokes with deeper relaxation techniques to create a session that helps with pain and tension. Her work is very detail oriented and works to find the root of your pain while treating the symptoms.

Professional Level For Massage

Lemuel B, LMT

Lemuel graduated from Lincoln Tech in 2007 with his MT license and later on his  medical assistant certification. He specializes in sports massage and trigger point therapy, among others.

Professional Level For Massage

Specialized Level for Myofascial

Venita M, LMT

Venita graduated from the Salter School in Tewksbury in 2013. She decided to become a massage therapist when she learned she could effectively help people who suffered from stress, depression, and anxiety. She uses intentional, kind touch to help her clients relax and keep in the best shape they can.

Professional Level For Massage

Specialized Level for Myofascial

Jennifer M​, LMT

Jennifer is a 2009 graduate of the Everest Institute in Chelsea, MA. She had originally planned on going to school for photography. Her mother was attending school for medical assisting and told her to look into the massage therapy program.

Professional Level For Massage

Specialized Level for Myofascial and Hot Stone

Dave A, LMT

Dave has been with the Skin To Soul family since August of 2019 and has been a full time therapist since June of 2004. He specializes in pain relief most especially for hips, low back, shoulder and neck.  This at times requires deep work which he learned through mentors and extensive education. 

Specialized Level for Massage and Myofascial

Roberta P, LMT

 Deep Tissue, Sports Massage, Prenatal Massage, and Swedish Massage. I am very passionate about working with the human body and helping my clients enhance their health and well being through touch. I received my Bachelors degree in Physical Therapy in Brazil.

Specialized Level for Massage and Myofascial

Erin S, LMT

Erin graduated from the Elizabeth Grady School of Massage Therapy in 2016. Her initial interest in massage therapy began in high school after taking several massage-focused self-care workshops. More recently, when traditional medicine wasn’t alleviating her husband’s severe back pain, she decided to take matters into her own hands, literally! Seizing the opportunity and inspiration, she enrolled in massage school, quickly fell in love with the practice and knew she had found her passion.

Specialized Level for Massage, Myofascial and Ashiatsu

Alex P, LMT

Alex studied massage at The Massage School in Boston, where he completed a comprehensive program covering several varieties of massage. He believes that a combination of clear communication, intuitive touch and skillful technique can kickstart a client’s own natural healing processes and restore proper function and movement. He combines elements of deep tissue massage, trigger point therapy, and swedish massage to relax his clients, and break down the tight and restricted tissues that cause discomfort and stress.

Advanced Level for Massage and Myofascial

Svetlana A, LMT

Deep Tissue, Swedish Massage, Sports Massage, Hot Stone Massage. Svetlana is a 2014 graduate of Elizabeth Grady. She has her Level 3 master oncology training as well as Table Thai massage training. She offers deep tissue, sports, Swedish, and Table Thai massage. She’ll soon be offering Myofascial Release to that list.

Advanced Level for Massage, Reiki and Myofascial

Alyssa C, LMT

Alyssa graduated from the Massage Institute of Cape Cod in 2006. Alyssa has a passion for healing and enjoys making a difference in her client’s day. She wants to be able to assist her clients in making massage a regular part of a healthy lifestyle.

Expert Level for Myofascial

Pablo V, LMT

I started my career in 1995 with a degree in massage and physical therapy from the University of Granada in Spain. I moved stateside several years ago and received my license in massage to continue treating people with manual therapy in the Boston area. My first approach to myofascial therapy started 10 years ago utilizing the myofascial induction using the Andrzej Pilat method. Once here in the US, I became certified by John F. Barnes in Myofascial Release I, Myofascial Release II, and Unwinding.

Expert Level for Myofascial

Jennifer E, LMT, Office Manager, Myofascial Release Therapist

Jennifer is a graduate from Cortiva, Boston, where she completed the 750 hour comprehensive massage therapy program before becoming a licensed massage therapist in Massachusetts. After being part of the Skin to Soul family for over 4 years she has become our Operations Manager.

Advanced Level for Myofascial

Nicole Russo, Master Myofascial Release Therapist

Credentials: Founder of Skin to Soul. John Barnes Myofascial Release (MFR) Therapist: MFR1, MFR2, MFR 3, Cervical Thoracic, Fascial Pelvis, Subtle Energy 1, Unwinding, Advanced Unwinding, Rebounding, Healing Seminar, Skill Enhancement Seminar, Pediatrics, Quantum Leap and Women’s Health. Nicole has been practicing Massage for over 10 years and MFR exclusively for 6 years. She is the North Shore Boston MFR Study Group Facilitator and assistant instructor for the John Barnes MFR Seminars. Nicole graduated from SpaTech in Ipswich in December, 2005 and opened Skin to Soul in January of 2006.

Master Level for Myofascial Release