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LifeWorks Massage Therapist Team

Emily Ross, L.M.T.
Emily has been practicing Medical Massage since 2011. She has a passion for helping people feel their best. From working out sore, stiff, and tired muscles to helping people relax and reduce stress. Emily specializes in working with people who suffer from headaches/migraines, whiplash, frozen shoulder, and sciatic pain. She currently is certified in Swedish, Deep Tissue, Hot Stone, Aromatherapy, Prenatal, Gua Sha, and is a certified Myoskeletal Master.

Shannon Latos Kuchler, L.M.T.
Shannon has been a licensed massage therapist since 2007.  She taught massage for several years but has decided to dedicate all her time helping her clients achieve their optimal health.  Shannon specializes in Deep Tissue and Sports Massage, but also does Prenatal Massage, Swedish and Reflexology.

Patrice Stropko, L.M.T.
Patrice is a license massage therapist and Certified in Chakra Balancing. She has been trained in Deep Tissue massage, Swedish massage and Myofacial Release technique, and is currently working towards certification in Trigger Point therapy. Patrice believes that a partnership with her clients will help to restore and maintain a healthy body.

Kathleen Rocco, L.M.T.
Kathleen utilizes many therapy techniques that she studied for professional development including deep tissue, Neuromuscular, Positional Release, and Craniosacral Therapy and Reiki.  She practices Hawaiian massage called Lomi Lomi and PreNatal massage.  Also, she is certified and excited to practice Muscle Release Therapy to resolve body structure issues and improve muscle function and overall movement.  As a Licensed Massage Therapist, Kathleen has actively practiced massage therapy since 2008.

Dawn Chevrolet, L.M.T.
Dawn has been a Licensed Massage Therapist since 2004.  She is a Massage Therapy Instructor, Strength Trainer, and Reiki II practitioner.  She has been trained in Precision Neuromuscular Therapy, Myosfascial Release, Maternity, Sports Massage, Chinese Medical Massage, Oncology Massage, and the Rossiter system (a pain relieving stretch technique).  Dawn has been doing therapeutic work and specializes with sufferers of Fibromyalgia, MS, Sciatica and Migraines. She has routinely worked with athletes of all ages and all skill levels.

Alise M. Excell, B.A., L.M.T.
Alise has been a Licensed Massage Therapist since 2002.  Alise was an instructor and program chair for the Advanced Massage Therapy Program at Sanford Brown College.  Alise specializes in therapeutic applications of massage that include Myofascial Release, Neuromuscular Therapy, getting into the tissues more deeply and Swedish.  Having been in ‘a slight car accident’, she found the true healing aspects of massage therapy.  Understanding how beneficial it can be, she went to school hoping to be able to help people as she had been helped by her massage therapist.  Head/neck area a focus.  Reiki Master/Teacher.

Cindy Cordon, L.M.T.
Cindy has been licensed to practice massage since 2007. She is believes in the therapeutic benefits of massage as they relate to the whole person. Her goal is to meet clients’ needs and contribute to individual wellness. In addition to being a Licensed Massage Therapist, Cindy has additional training and experience in Neuromuscular Therapy, Myofascial Release, CranioSacral Therapy, Swedish, Deep Tissue, and Prenatal Massage.

Shelly Drago, L.M.T.
Shelly has been a Licensed Massage Therapist since 2008 where she graduated first in her class from the Cleveland Institute of Medical Massage. Her passion for massage therapy and it's healing benefits lead her to practice alongside doctors, physical therapists, and athletic trainers. Shelly specializes in Athletic and Orthopedic Massage.  She is nationally certified in prenatal massage and cancer massage treatments.  In addition to working hands-on with patients, Shelly has served as the Massage Therapy Program Director at Miami Jacobs College and a Massage Therapy Instructor at the Cleveland Institute of Medical Massage.

Stacey Nash, L.M.T.
Stacey is a Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified Yoga Teacher, Reiki Master, and a Certified Herbologist. She practices many healing modalities including Muscle Release Therapy, CranioSacral Therapy, Neuromuscular Therapy, Trigger Point Release, Active Isolated Stretching, Crystal Healings, and Reiki.  Since 1999 she has dedicated her life to healing and educating her clients. 

Karen Havran, L.M.T.
Karen’s goal is to improve the quality of people’s lives through massage therapy. She has enjoyed being a Licensed Massage Therapist since 2008. She is certified in Sports Massage including Myofascial Release, Swe-Thai Massage, and Prenatal massage in addition to using Swedsh, Deep Tissue and Trigger Point Therapy techniques. She is a Reiki II practitioner. Karen enjoys swimming, running and is a long distance cycling enthusiast.

Rebecca Shaw, L.M.T.:
Rebecca has been a Licensed Massage Therapist since 2000.  She specializes in Swedish, Deep Tissue/Sports, Thai Yoga, Lymph Therapy, Elemental Reflexology, and Shamanic Reiki.  She takes a holistic approach, addressing body, mind and spirit by combining different elements such as chakras, meridians, reflex points, crystals and polarity.  Rebecca is a strong believer in Lymph Therapy due to its powerful healing effects.  It works as a preventative measure against lymphedema following breast surgery.

Angel Velotta, L.M.T
Angel began practicing massage in 2003 with one major goal: to improve the quality of life for those suffering with pain.  To achieve that goal, Angel has studied many massage modalities, including CranioSacral Therapy, Myofascial Release, and Muscle Release Therapy, MRTh.  She found that the best results came when she worked WITH the body rather than against it. In 2009, she started to develop BioTension Balancing℠, a gentle pressure massage technique that allows her to tap into the nervous system to bring postural balance back to the body.  Since then, she has been able to use the modality to help many people overcome pain and live fuller lives.

Alfredo Duenas, BA, L.M.T, NCTMB
Alfredo has been a licensed and nationally certified Massage Therapist since 1999.  Alfredo taught Massage Therapy at the Ohio College of Massotherapy and currently teaches at Cuyahoga Community College.  Alfredo specializes in Sports Massage, Swedish, Deep Tissue, and is certified in Myofascial Release.  Other massage treatments he provides include LaStone Therapy, CranioSacral Therapy, Lymph Drainage Therapy, Precision Neuromuscular Therapy, Fibromyalgia, Geriatric, and Prenatal massage.