The Boston Bodyworker offers you the newest breed of massage therapists. Practitioners at The Boston Bodyworker are Nationally Certifiedand hold multiple certifications in various massage and bodywork disciplines. Many of the staff are working full time in the field of massage therapy. Therapists of The Boston Bodyworker are skilled in Advanced Clinical Massage specialties. On top of the experience and schooling required to work at The Boston Bodyworker, all therapist must complete an intensive 6 month training program in Orthopedic Massage where they receive their certification. The program is taught by one of the industries most respected educators, Whitney Lowe. Whitney Lowe is the founder of OMERI (Orthopedic Massage and Educational Research Institute).
This advanced training as well as an ongoing in-house training program called Boston Bodyworker University, gives us the ability to understand your issues by carefully assessing and evaluating your condition and moving directly to the problem areas. Our therapists work closely with one another, giving you the added advantage of a team of professionals who are available to each other to discuss proper treatment protocols and patient care solutions. Our Bodywork professionals now work hand in hand with a variety of doctors such as general practitioners, physical therapists, chiropractors and surgeons. This integration of healthcare helps us achieve the results and goals you are seeking from our services. The union of eastern and western medicine brings us one step closer to understanding the human body and all of its intricacies. Welcome to the evolution of Muscular Therapy. Welcome to the Boston Bodyworker!
If you’re interested in a career as a massage therapist in Boston, The Boston Bodyworker is always looking for qualified massage therapists.
Drew Freedman, owner and founder of The Boston Bodyworker is a graduate of the University of South Florida Sports Medicine Program and The Sun Coast School of Massage Therapy. He is Nationally Certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork as well as an Approved provider for Continuing Education through the National Certification Board of Massage Therapy and Bodywork. On top of Drew’s daily commitments to The Boston Bodyworker, he also presents at various workshops and conferences on topics ranging from business to bodywork. He is fortunate to have shared the classroom as an… MORE
Melissa, a Central MA native, now living in Brighton received her Bachelors Degree from Clark University where she majored in Sociology and minored in Business. A four year soccer player at Clark, Melissa experienced her fair share of injuries. While none were season-ending, they were enough to make her stop and think about the potential consequences she could have faced were they more serious or mistreated. As with most athletes, she had the mentality of doing whatever it took to be out on the field. This led her to expand from her normal training regiment and experiment with the different… MORE
Sal is a Boston native who thrives on learning as much as he can in bodywork. Sal was always interested in health and the body. During his second year of college and still unsure of the healthcare direction he wanted to take, Sal lost his eye sight to a rare mitochondrial disease called Leber’s Hereditary Optic Neuropathy and is now considered legally blind. For a while, Sal assumed his health related career was impossible, but was enlightened when he discovered the field of massage therapy and bodywork. Along his journey of training and learning, he has met and studied with mentors and… MORE
Solange’s interest in bodywork and massage began when she was a teenager. As an active participant in recreational sports and activities, she had an early sense of the importance of healthy tissues in overall well being and comfort. After receiving her first professional massage at fourteen she was amazed at the therapist’s ability to understand the tissues and her knowledge of the body as a whole. Since then, Solange’s interest in learning the anatomy behind the body’s functioning has only grown. She attended Boston University, graduating in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations. In college she… MORE
Sergio, a native of Pamplona, Spain had it clear from the beginning that he wanted to pursue a career in the health care field. He’s always been amazed at how marvelous and complex the human body can be. Sergio graduated from the University of Navarra, Spain where he majored in Human Nutrition and Dietetics.
While practicing soccer for over 15 years, Sergio suffered first hand many of the usual sport injuries, such as sprained ankles or muscle tears, but it was his lower back pain that made him discover that therapeutic massage… MORE
Kevin is a Boston native from Lexington whose interests in bodywork began while attending Lexington High School and volunteering his time in assisting the school’s athletic trainer. He was an active participant in his school’s sports curriculum in cross country, track and field, and swimming and began learning basic muscle groups to help understand what was being exercised during weight lifting movements. Ever since then, Kevin has always known he had wanted to work with people in a manner which involved the human body. After graduating from the University of Vermont with a Bachelor of Science in Human… MORE
Right after high school, Patrick decided to join the U.S. Marines where he became obsessed with physical training. This led to his curiosity of muscles and wanting to learn exactly which muscles did what. Patrick’s belief was that if he gained this knowledge, his performance out on the track/field would improve. After his time with in the Marines was up he got his college degree in liberal arts, but still stuck with his muscle fascination and decided to get certified in massage therapy. Patrick graduated from the Salter Scholl in Malden, Ma with honors, and was selected by the director to run the massage… MORE
Engie’s interest in bodywork began when she suffered from a hip injury while practicing tai chi. After receiving other types of treatments her sensei suggested that she try orthopedic massage. She was thrilled when it was the only treatment that worked. Since then she has committed herself to learning how to help people through bodywork. That is when she enrolled at the Salter School in Malden, MA for massage therapy and graduated at the top of her class. She believes she can rehabilitate unhealthy muscle and prevent future damage for patients by helping and educating them on stretching and… MORE
Katie Veatch is a licensed massage therapist with a background in yoga education and movement. Integrating an understanding of anatomy and a mindfulness of the whole body, Katie uses a client-specific approach to improve and maintain mobility and relaxation through a combination of deep tissue, myo-fascial release, stretching, and various Swedish massage techniques. Katie believes that communication is the most important tool to an effective massage, and specific goals are discussed to determine an appropriate course of action for each client and each session. In addition to massage for typical adults… MORE
Lily’s interest and fascination with the human body began when she was a young girl. Her cousin had cystic fibrosis, one of the most common chronic lung diseases, and to help ease his suffering she would stay at his bedside massaging his hands. Her exposure to the benefits of massage at such a young age led her to believe that bodywork should be an integral part of one’s plan for health and wellness, a necessity not a luxury.
Lily went to massage therapy school at Elizabeth Grady and while… MORE
For the past ten years, Eunju has assisted an acupuncturist to treat and improve the lives of patients who have suffered from a variety of chronic illnesses and cancer at the New Life Health Center. As a graduate of Cambridge School of Culinary Arts, she began working as the cook for the Health Center’s staff and resident patients but eventually, she became more interested in a variety of treatments that are currently available. Of all the treatment options available at the Health Center, the patients have always been most satisfied with massage. They often spoke about the relaxing experience and how it erased… MORE
Jazmine was born and raised in Boston. While she was growing up her mother worked at a physical therapy clinic. Everyday after school Jazmine would go to the clinic and was exposed to many forms of rehabilitation. She watched people as they went through their journeys of recovery and learned what an important role the therapist played. She was inspired by how knowledgeable and caring the therapists were. Her interest in bodywork continued to blossom even more after being injured and receiving treatment. She attributes her recovery to the level of attention and support given by the therapist. After treatment she… MORE
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