About the Licensed Massage Therapists

Who we are and what we can do for you.

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Denise Sosnowski 

Owner and Licensed Massage Therapist AL #4927

 I graduated from massage school in 2008 with an Associates of Applied Science Degree in Therapeutic Massage. I firmly believe regular massage therapy is the key to feeling better mentally and physically. I thoroughly enjoy devoting my time and skill set to those who need it the most, whether you're seeking pain relief or just need to take a moment to Just Breathe. My main focus is helping others deal with long term aches and pains. I look forward to working with you on your healing journey!

*I'm not currently accepting new clients.*

Devon Gately

Licensed Massage Therapist AL #3650

Devon graduated from Madison School of Massage Therapy in 2011. He is extremely passionate about helping others and his therapeutic approach portrays that to his clients. He specializes in Trigger point Therapy, Deep Tissue, and Sports Massage. Devon strives to provide the highest level of care customizing massage therapy treatments around specific focus, need or goal for every client. Devon can deliver deep pressure, and work on painful areas with a gentle and meticulous touch.

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Sasha Genung

Licensed Massage Therapist, AL #5257

Hello! My name is Sasha Genung and I graduated from the Madison School of Massage Therapy in 2019. I believe in balancing relaxation with deep therapeutic work to provide a restorative massage. I use Swedish and Deep tissue techniques to soothe pain associated with everyday stress and tension. My goal is to help people on their self-care journey by developing treatment plans that fit individual needs and expectations.

Charisse Charles

Licensed Massage Therapist, AL #5887

Hello, my name is Charisse and I earned an Associates of Occupational Science in Massage Therapy at Centura College in Virginia in 2016. My objective is to always provide the best experience and wellness for the clients that I see and to continue to learn new techniques and skills that will benefit those who see me. As a previous Massage Therapy instructor,  I utilize my strong knowledge of anatomy, therefore specializing in providing a restorative Therapeutic Massage.

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Paul Summers

Licensed Massage Therapist, AL #3939

Paul is a Licensed Massage Therapist with over 13 years of dedicated  clinical massage therapy experience. He believes in creating a massage therapy plan for every massage session to ensure that the quality of care received is top notch. His main focus is to help others who are in need of alternative ways to alleviate pain and restore your body back to how it is intended to feel! 

 
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Frequently Asked Questions

Your Questions, Answered

If you’ve never visited a professional Massage Therapist before, you’re bound to have lots of questions or concerns. Below, you’ll find a list of several frequently asked questions from our clients.

 

Where will my massage or bodywork session take place?

Your massage session will take place in a warm, comfortable, quiet room. Soft music will be played to help you relax. You will lie on a massage table especially designed for your comfort.

Must I be completely undressed?

Most massage techniques are traditionally performed with the client unclothed; however, it is entirely up to you what you want to wear. You should undress to your level of comfort. You will be properly draped during the entire session.

What will the massage feel like?


A relaxing Swedish massage is often a baseline for clients. In a general Swedish massage, your session may start with broad, flowing strokes that will help calm your nervous system and relax exterior muscle tension. As your body becomes relaxed, pressure will gradually be increased to relax specific areas and relieve areas of muscular tension. Often, massage cream or lotion is used to allow your muscles to be massaged without causing excessive friction to the skin. The massage cream also helps hydrate your skin. You should communicate immediately if you feel any discomfort so that another approach may be taken. Massage and bodywork are most effective when your body is not resisting.

Do you help treat terminal or chronic illness?

Many clients have reported a reduction in pain with a series of regularly scheduled massages. We will create a custom treatment plan for you based on your individual needs.

What are the benefits of massage and bodywork?

Massage and bodywork can help release chronic muscular tension and pain, improve circulation, increase joint flexibility, reduce mental and physical fatigue and stress, promote faster healing of injured muscular tissue, improve posture, and reduce blood pressure. Massage and bodywork is also known to promote better sleep, improve concentration, reduce anxiety and create an overall sense of well-being.

Are there any medical conditions that would make massage or bodywork inadvisable?

Yes. That's why it's imperative that, before you begin your session, the massage therapist asks general health questions. It is very important that you inform the practitioner of any health problems or medications you are taking. If you are under a doctor's care, it is strongly advised that you receive a written recommendation for massage or bodywork prior to any session. Depending on the condition, approval from your doctor may be required.