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 instructor with one of the industry’s most sought after educators, Whitney Lowe, founder of the Orthopedic Massage and Research Institute (OMERI). He has helped Whitney educate therapists of various disciplines, the importance of … 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 clear from the beginning that he wanted to pursue a career in the health field. He’s been always amazed of how marvelous and complex the human body can be. Sergio graduated from University of Navarra (Spain) where he majored in Human Nutrition.
While practicing soccer for 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 was… 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
Kerri has had a passion for massage therapy for over 10 years. As a three sport varsity athlete in high school and college, she knew how to take care of her body and received regular massages. This gave Kerri an early understanding of the body, how it works, and the importance of keeping it healthy. Entering summer after her junior year in high school Kerri was in a life threatening accident. She spent two weeks in the hospital and took part in several weeks of strenuous physical therapy. During this time her interest in the body, healing, and massage became even stronger than before… 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
Katy is originally from Toronto, Ontario, Canada but grew up all over western and north shore of Massachusetts. She received her undergraduate degree in Exercise Science from Salem State College in Salem, M.A. Always active since a young age in dance, soccer, running, kickboxing, and a genuine thrillist, Katy realized the many injuries that came with being active as an athlete but also the struggles of daily stress and work case load can do over the years to our body mechanics. She always had a strong interest in massage therapy at a very young age and finally took that passion after college to enroll at… MORE
Jason is a Gloucester native now residing in Salem. He first became interested in massage when he was a teenager playing football in high school and injured his shoulder. At the time of his injury he tried many things to gain some relief, but consistent body work seemed to be the only thing that really helped.
Upon graduating high school, Jason went to Salem State College where he studied computer science and film. By the end of his second year he quickly realized where his passion was and what he wanted to do with his… MORE
Ryan Nevel is a graduate of one of the premier massage schools in America, The Cortiva Institute, where he was trained in various massage techniques ranging from Swedish Massage, Sports Massage and Myofascial work, to Hot Stone Massage, Aqua therapy and Craniosacral Therapy. He also trained with nationally recognized massage pioneer, Tracy Walton, who’s instruction gained him certification in Oncology Massage; working with patient’s who have cancer is one of his major passions. Ryan is known for his calm and tranquil demeanor, his sense of humor and his ability to make his clients and friends feel comfortable and supported. Many clients have reported a combination of feeling incredibly relaxed and refreshed yet filled with productive, positive energy after his massage. Ryan has excellent communication skills… MORE
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