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2606 Spenard Rd. Anchorage, AK
Brittany Russell
Brittany is born & bred Alaskan grown. She started massage young, giving her family massages because she had such an innate talent for healing touch they encouraged her to cultivate her skills professionally. 
Brittany is a proud graduate from Alaska Institute of Oriental Medicine. She has trained overseas in Beijing China and learned how to indoctrinate her Tuina skills into her practice. She has had extensive Thai massage and  yoga instruction in Alaska, California & Mexico under the tutelage of Duncan Wong. She is also the instructor for table massage and chair massage in our massage school and teaches hot stone classes. 
She has many specialized healing modalities including but not limited to : Tuina, Thai yoga massage, deep tissue, hot stone massage, specialty chair massage, prenatal, gua sha and of course Swedish General relaxation massage.

She is so incredibly proficient in all of her various and different modalities that she combines them to make her own unique mix. She skillfully selects and chooses the perfect mix for each and every one of her clients. 
Brittany works with a diverse group of loyal clients. She has a special appreciation to work with people who are deeply motivated for self care and healing. She has amassed a wealth of information for healing modalities and is a great resource for her clients. Teaching those who are open to learn, how to make her incredibly effective massages even more therapeutic and long-term lasting. 
Brittany’s passions:  kung fu, tai chi, creative expression, knitting, & cross stitch, and loves what she does! She bring that to each of her clients, She enjoys Saving the World- One Person at a Time!
Dakota is a graduate from the Alaska Institute of Oriental Medicine, Acupuncture, and Massage Therapy. He is trained in Swedish massage, Tuina, Thai Massage, and Martial Arts. He also works as a Student Clinic supervisor in the massage school. 
Dakota is skilled in pain relief and especially enjoys providing a deep, rigorous massage to his clients. Clients love his fun and personable nature. 
Travel is his motivation for entering the world of massage therapy and wants to take his skill set on the road to earn a living while helping people around the world.
One of the top comments we hear about Skyler is "Wow, that was the best massage I've ever had!"  He has naturally deep pressure and works very well with pain and injuries.  
Isabelle has loved massage since childhood-growing up doing intensive sports and training of all types, the best times for her body were when parents or coaches would help the soreness with a massage.

She learned very quickly that walking on her parent’s back or rubbing their shoulders was a great way to make others happy too. She has grown to learn many wonderful techniques to provide a soothing, therapeutic massage.

Isabelle uses a range of techniques from light to deep pressure and prides herself on using her empathetic strength to connect with her clients for the most healing experience.

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Seraphim is a well versed and talented therapist and martial artist who id from Kodiak. He grew up in a military family who supported, and encouraged his interest in, medicine, and healing.  These interests eventually led him to the field of massage therapy. 

Seraphim studied at the Oriental Healing Arts Center and has studied bodywork and martial arts in China. He practices Swedish, deep tissue, acupressure, Thai , and hot stone massage. He also incorporates the special skills of gua sha, cupping, kineso taping, moxabustion, and Tuina into his practice. 

Seraphim has found that he really loves doing therapeutic massage. He especially loves performing bodywork on athletes and hard working people.  His clients often rave about his neck, leg, shoulder, and upper back pain relief.

Seraphim plans to continue traveling the world in order to learn many, languages, martial arts forms, and massage techniques. He also dreams of one day of owning his own health, and wellness clinic. 

Marjorie Deakins

Marjorie’s interest in health and wellness began when she was a teenager. Her various care taking interests included horses, nutrition, and first aid.  Marjorie received a Bachelors of Science degree in Allied Health and Psychology and moved to Europe with the US Army.
After returning to the US she was diagnosed with a condition that required an intense surgery and a long healing process.It has been in her own recovery that she came to truly appreciate the healing power of massage and working with health care providers that really listen. Marjorie became a massage therapist with intention to help people find their unique path to health and healing. 
Marjorie attended the Alaska Institute of Oriental Medicine, Acupuncture & Massage and became certified in massage and Medical QiGong Energy Healing. She is currently working toward a certification in CranioSacral Therapy.
While Marjorie appreciates wholeheartedly ALL of her clients, she especially has empathy for those healing from serious illness and trauma. Marjorie, brings a nurturing and accepting quality to her clients. As a mother, she loves giving massage to expecting mothers. 
On a personal note, Marjorie’s first love is her son who is now proudly serving our country. She still loves animals, but chooses to volunteer with Hospice to bring her open heart and comforting energy to cancer patients and their caregivers. 
Kenny Blackwell
Kenny is not only quite the accomplished local musician, he has also been a Licensed Massage Therapist since 1985 and has a following of clients that love working with him.  Over the years, Kenny - also known as "The Body Mechanic" - has developed an intuitive style of massage based in Swedish and incorporating techniques from various modalities as needed.  He can accommodate gentle relaxing massage, sports massage, medical massage, energy work, shiatsu, trigger point therapy, and deep tissue work.  His dedication is to mindfully engage with each client to assess and define a plan that addresses their personal needs.

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