About Massage Therapy of Boston
We focus on working with people experiencing tension or pain, on people who are working through an injury, and on those who are in need of maintenance massage.
Your therapist has a detailed understanding of anatomy & physiology and will craft a session tailored to your needs, focusing on the areas experiencing discomfort as well as on other areas that might be contributing to your symptoms. At Massage Therapy of Boston, we strive to identify the source of your pain or tension and to treat it effectively in a calming and relaxing environment. Every session has the goal of bringing you relief.
Whether you are suffering from low back pain, neck and shoulder tension, sports-related tightness or injuries, computer-related pain, chronic headaches, stress or anxiety, or one of many other symptoms of discomfort, we would love the opportunity to help you on your path to being healthy, balanced, and pain-free!
After graduating with a degree in Marketing from UMass Boston in 2010, Ali moved to Hawaii where she spent the next few years using Hawaii as a base to travel to many parts of the world, exploring different customs and traditions. She found her true calling in Thailand, where she was first exposed to massage therapy and was instantly drawn towards leading a holistic lifestyle. Ali went on to complete the esteemed Holistic Massage Therapy program at SpaTech Institute in Plymouth, MA where she found a particular passion for Trigger Point Therapy, Deep Tissue Massage, Sports Massage and Myofascial Release. She also incorporates Cupping Therapy when need be to help myofascial restrictions and improve range of motion. In 2018 Ali obtained a certification in Medical Massage and has found a true passion in pain management. She is also certified in Lymph Drainage Massage and Myoskeletal Alignment.
Ali excels at working with people dealing with sports injuries, postural issues and imbalances, and chronic pain of all kinds. One of the most meaningful times in her career was when she volunteered at the finish line of the Boston Marathon helping runners recover. While helping these amazing athletes, the spark was further ignited that her true passion is working in the clinical massage setting helping people achieve optimal health and well-being.
Ali has a thirst for knowledge in the clinical massage field and believes she learns something new every time she gives a massage. She has a genuine love of helping others and believes everyone should know how amazing life can be when the body and mind are balanced and healthy.
In addition to practicing massage, Ali is an avid yogi, citing that yoga has taught her so much about the mind-body connection which she keeps at the forefront of any treatment plan. She is currently enrolled in the Institute for Integrated Nutrition to become a health coach. She also enjoys cooking, traveling, hiking, stand-up paddle boarding, and being in nature.
Keli is a graduate of Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy and holds a massage license in Massachusetts and Connecticut. While in school, she earned a scholarship membership to the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA), and has been a professional member since 2014.
Keli has appreciated the therapeutic quality of touch since she was a child, and understands the connection between body, mind, and spirit. She incorporates the subtle power of Energy Work and intention into each therapeutic session. Equipped with a versatile tool belt, Keli is familiar with various styles of massage including Swedish Massage, Sports Massage, Myofascial Release, and Trigger Point Therapy. Her passion lies in helping clients achieve pain relief and reclaim their mobility. In addition, she is trained in Cupping Therapy and Moxibustion, two eastern therapies that assist with pain relief and in releasing muscle tension.
Keli tailors each massage to her client’s individual needs, and works with them to create an effective treatment plan and maintenance schedule. Her ability to listen to the body provides her with valuable insight into achieving positive progression over time.
In addition to her passion for massage therapy, Keli and her husband Peter are league operators for Middlesex and Essex County APA, a billiards company that is a division of The American Poolplayers Association. Keli is also the owner of LuLaRoe Keli Masuck, a clothing business she operates out of her home in Chelsea MA, and online through Facebook. You can find her at www.kelimasuck.com.
From a young age, Susan knew she wanted to contribute something positive for the greater good and to help improve people’s lives. Susan has always had an intuitive understanding of the body and the effects stress can have and after doing a little research, she realized massage therapy is a great way to do that. Susan went on to complete the 770-hour Holistic Massage certification at Spa Tech Institute-Plymouth. While in school, Susan discovered the intangible connection between mind body and soul. She felt a calling to spirituality and energy work and educated herself further on physical and psychosomatic aspects. Massage therapy is a very effective way to help in those aspects.
At the start of her massage therapy career she initially focused on Therapeutic Massage and after a year of practicing, she noted the positive impact that Sports Massage and Deep Tissue modalities had on clients in addition to Therapeutic techniques. This helped her focus on communication with clients to identify their needs and provide a better service. In addition to improving her craft. Susan never stops learning, ever curious and always developing knowledge of kinesiology and holistic wellness to share with her clients.
Susan is a strong believer that versatility and being able to read people’s bodies and understand their needs is extremely important. Examples of things she looks for are daily stressors, the ergonomics of clients workstations, habitual holding patterns in the body, types of daily activities, etc. She specializes in chronic pain and can provide a wide variety of services to meet each individual client’s needs. Her intention is to identify and unravel underlying issues/stressors and exacerbating factors as clients come in with discomfort and pain such as trouble sleeping, chronic headaches, muscle aches, etc. Susan likes to get to know the client personally, not just the presenting issue.
Excited for the next chapter in her journey at Massage Therapy of Boston, she is looking to further her knowledge and technique with the goal being to provide client’s the best service she can.
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We would love the opportunity to help you on your path to being healthy, balanced, and pain-free.