The Boston Bodyworker offers you the newest breed of bodyworker. All Practioners at The Boston Bodyworker are Nationally Certified and work full time careers in their respective fields. 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 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!
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 a Certified Kinesio Taping practitioner. On top of Drew’s daily commitments to The Boston Bodyworker, he also serves as an Instructor with the industry’s most sought after educator, Whitney Lowe, founder of the Orthopedic Massage and Research Institute (OMERI). Together, they 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
Scott’s interest in fitness and whole health came at a very young age when he started his martial arts training at On Site Family Karate Academy in Portsmouth, NH. Over the last 16 years he not only studied the culture and value of martial arts but also gained vital knowledge of the importance to keep the mind, body and spirit alive through physical and mental health. Scott’s instructor was a licensed massage therapist for over 20 years in New York and always passed along his knowledge to his students which was the cornerstone to the beginning of his career… 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
Janet is a Reiki 3 Master and Myofascial Release Massage therapist. She believes in bringing healing to the body by realigning. There are numerous techniques Janet applies to help in the restructuring of one’s body to eliminate pain and restore its original function. Janet received her original training from a small massage school in Amesbury, MA. Janet is trained in Swedish, Sports, Trigger Point Therapy, Myofascial Release, and Orthopedic massage. Since graduating over five years ago she has become a Reiki 3 Master and fully certified in Myofascial Release, a form of Structural… MORE
James, who also goes by Jamie, is trained in a wide variety of modalities in clinical and orthopedic massage including Deep Tissue, Myofascial Release, Bamboo Fusion, Trigger Point Therapy, and Sports Massage. He is currently enrolled in Whitney Lowe’s Orthopedic Massage Certification course.
James was born in Connecticut and moved to Chicago during high school. After college he worked a variety of random jobs, including truck driver and nuclear engineer’s assistant. After moving to Boston in 2009, he decided… 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
Karin was born and raised in beautiful South Africa. She enrolled in the University of South Africa where she studied a BA in Communications and Business Management. While studying her degree she stumbled into a Massage Workshop.
“I thought every word said was magical and the moment my hands connected with the body, I knew this is what I wanted to be! I like to say that it was my “ah-ha” moment.” Shortly after Karin finished her BA, she moved to the States and enrolled in a Massage Therapy Program at the Salter School in… MORE
Bernardine’s interest in bodywork stems from a desire to accompany people in their healing process and in working towards their health and wellness goals. For many years she has been a teacher, massaging friends and family “just for fun” before realizing that massage therapy is more of a professional calling than just a hobby. She has been a licensed massage therapist since 2008, offering therapeutic massage in private practice and has enjoyed offering massage in clinical settings, such as hospitals and health centers working in the rehabilitation and antepartum units and with people living with cancer… MORE
Kyle is a Boston native, born and raised in Jamaica Plain. He performed his first massages at the age of 8 when he would rub his mom’s back at the end of a long day. When he was 15 he became more interested in how the body works and stays healthy and wanted that for himself so he started training in Tai chi and Kung fu. Over the years he also learned how to break-dance and joined a professional dance company. His passion for movement, as well as a long-time interest in science, led Kyle to pursue a career in bodywork.
Kyle graduated from Cortiva institute in Watertown in October 2011 and… MORE
Maura is a 2004 graduate of the extensive 900 hour Muscular Therapy training program at The Muscular Training Institute in Cambridge (now Cortiva). She has her BS in Biology and served in US Peace Corps in Botswana as a science and math teacher. Maura enjoys doing focused massage treatments – helping clients relieve chronic muscle soreness and pain. Helping clients identify postural distortions and developing massage treatments and self-care programs to correct them is what drives Maura as a therapist. She incorporates elements of sports massage, deep tissue, myofascial release and trigger point therapy… MORE
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