Biographies

Shari’ Parks, LMT, BCTMB
Owner

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Shari’ Parks, LMT, BCTMB is a Board Certified Massage Therapist. She is a graduate of BSOM (Baltimore School of Massage / Steiner Education Group) and a member of the Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals (ABMP). She is MD Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) and Board Certified in Bodywork and Massage Therapy (BCTMB).  In her massage practice, she specializes in sports massage, deep tissue massage, and reflexology. She is fluent in American Sign Language (ASL) and is able to provide a customized session for Deaf and Hard of Hearing clients. Her goal as a massage therapist is to assist and invite clients in actively participating in their own health.

She enjoys an active lifestyle. She’s a Les Mills BodyPump Instructor and teaches at the YMCA. During her spare time she enjoys spending time outdoors, taking dance classes, yoga, training and competing in endurance sports such as marathons and triathlons. She has completed six marathons, several sprint triathlons and three Olympic distance triathlons along with three Half Ironman triathlons. One day she plans to train and compete in a Full Ironman Triathlon.

**Shari’ is currently not accepting new clients **

 

Ellen Khadeer, LMT, NCTMB

Ellen is a graduate of the Baltimore School of Massage and has been practicing Massage for more than 10 years. She holds the belief that one should take care of mind body spirit before taking care of others. Ellen is passionate about massage therapy and believes that massage creates a balance of mind, body  and spirit. She works relieving the body of tension and stress.

Ellen prefers to create a custom massage using a variety of modalities including swedish, deep tissue, myo-fascial release, lypossage and hot/cold stones.  She works the entire body and is sure to work any specific areas of concern with a 360 degree mentality (working all around the entire area), as everything in the body is connected.

Ellen is also a Certified Holistic Health Coach. She received her training from The Institute for Integrative Nutrition. As a Health Coach, Ellen will help you gain an awareness of how your body reacts to the foods you eat, otherwise known as food awareness.  It is through food awareness that you can then make decisions that will be conducive to improving  your health.

**Ellen is currently not accepting Groupon clients **

 

Christina Reitemeyer

xtina-reiki-bio-webChristina is a Usui & Tibetan Reiki Master practitioner. She previously practiced energy work and intuitive Reiki in the Hudson Valley area of New York before moving to Baltimore and receiving her Master level certification. Her natural healing work incorporates various modalities such as aura diagnostics, breath work, and chakra alignment.

Christina believes that all bodies deserve a safe, judgement-free space to receive energy healing. She incorporates this belief into her Reiki practice and is dedicated to creating accessibility and awareness around alternative medicine services. She applies Reiki for self-care and believes in the power of Reiki to promote physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual healing for others.

Anica C. Ellis

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Anica C- Ellis is an Esthetician; a graduate from Steiner Institute of Esthetics/Baltimore School of Massage. She has been working as a Freelance Makeup Artist for 10+ years and wanted to be able to treat the skin instead of just camouflaging it. 

Anica has built her business StillMe….EvenBetter: first as a makeup artist and now including esthetics on the basis of  “We are fearfully and wonderfully made.” StillMe is about investing in yourself and taking time to become the best version of you without sacrificing being comfortable in your skin.  That means there is no one size fits all recipe for your wellness including your skin health.  She will tailor your treatment plan to fit you because we are all individually uniquely Be-YOU-ti-ful.  She currently is working with products from the Elemis and Bliss product lines. From the cleansers to the exfoliators, to the masks and other specialty products both product lines rely on the science of natural care. They are based in fruit and natural enzymes such as the papaya and pineapple extracts used in several of the products in the Elemis line and the ever present Vitamin C and E in the Bliss formulas. She believes in educating herself and her clients about the ingredients that are in the products that are being offered and partnering to find the things that fit a healthy lifestyle choice.

Brad D. Stiles, M.Ac.,L.Ac., Acupuncturist

Brad Stiles, M.A.c., L.Ac. is a licensed Acupuncturist that holds a Master’s degree in Acupuncture from the Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH). In 2011 he began his education in Acupuncture out of a desire to help people like him that didn’t find relief from western medicine. Chinese medicine looks at the whole person – mind, body, and spirit with the knowledge that they are not separate.  Brad is in the process of completing his education in Chinese herbs and MUIH to enhance the support he can offer his patients.

Linda Redman, LMT, CLT, CMLDT, MMP

Linda Redman, LMT, CLT, CMLDT, MMP is Board Certified Massage Therapist. She is a graduate of the Baltimore School of Massage, offers personalized massage services including Oncology Massage, Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD), Swedish and Deep Tissue Massages.

She is a member of the Society of Oncology Massage (S4OM) and the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB).

 

Rae Braxton, Reiki Master 

Rae is a certified Reiki Master in Usui Reiki. She’s the owner of Rae of Starlight and Crystal Healing. She has extensively studied the fundamental principles of energy healing, bodywork, and crystal healing. She previously conducted energy healing and bodywork services out of her home practice in downtown Baltimore, and brings with her a strong sense of intimate one on one personal relations. Receiving all her certifications in Baltimore, she feels a deep connection to her surrounding community and strives to bring peace; balance and healing to its residents in a time where it is desperately needed.

Rae believes that by providing one with a safe space to explore the deep rooted inner self, she can help promote healing for the mind, body and soul. She uses crystal healing as one of her many techniques included in her sessions and has also studied chakra balancing with crystals and crystal gridding. Crystals hold a strong vibratory nature and by incorporating them into her healing sessions, Rae has witnessed a total restoration of  the body to its natural vibratory state.

Offering Reiki with the deepest affection and appreciation, Rae’s goal for each client is to bring about healing and relief from all ailments and suffering from mind, body and spirit.