Future Perfect is a Sacred Space for Healing.
We have a team of widely skilled & deeply intuitive practitioners, all with at least ten years of experience or more, that can aid you on your journey towards a more healthful & joyful place of wellbeing.
Dale Grados Mercer
Dale is a graduate of Rising Spirit Institute of Natural Health in Atlanta, GA, and comes to Future Perfect with over 12 years experience in private practice.
She holds certifications in Massage Therapy, NeuroMuscular Therapy, Foot Reflexology and Clinical Aromatherapy as well as being attuned as a Reiki Master to both Eastern and Western lineages. She counts studying Komyo ReikiDo directly under Japanese Buddhist monk Hyakuten Inamoto one of the highlights of her journey.
She has been recognized by Creative Loafing and Kudzu.com as Atlanta’s Best Massage Therapist and has had the privilege of traveling as a personal massage therapist throughout the United States, Singapore, Indonesia, Australia and New Zealand.
Each session with Dale is result-oriented and focused on the individual with intent. She is an avid runner and loves helping everyone, from those with specific injuries and stress patterns that need relief or to those that just need space to receive.
Annie graduated from The North Carolina School of Natural Healing in 2005 with licensure and holds certifications in Neuromuscular therapy, Swedish, Myofasical Release, Sports massage, Esalen Massage and Prenatal.
Annie moved to Atlanta from Boulder, CO where she worked alongside Chiropractors, Acupuncturists, and Naturopathic Physicians to treat chronic and acute pain. In her private practice she worked predominantly with the rock climbing community. She also worked alongside a Doula doing Pre and Postnatal massage.
Annie began to work extensively with injury recovery in a medical massage model after being in a serious motor vehicle accident and experiencing firsthand the effectiveness of Neuromuscular therapy for acute and chronic pain. She has since trained in specific Neuromuscular Therapy protocols for whiplash, TMJ, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome,and Frozen Shoulder.
In addition to her passion for Bodywork, Annie is a lover of the great outdoors and spends as much time as she can hiking, biking, kayaking and camping with her best friend Lucy Dog. When she's not at work or on the trail, Annie loves growing, cooking, and eating amazing food. She is excited about the Atlanta food scene as well as the abundance of outdoor activities Georgia offers!
As an esthetics graduate of the Aveda Institute in Atlanta, Georgia in 2006, Marisa enjoys focusing on healing people inside and out. Her goal is to help you look and feel your best with results-oriented methods. She has worked in salons, luxury spas and medical offices in Atlanta, Chicago, and Los Angeles. She loves working on all skin types, from the most sensitive to acneic to anti-aging. In addition to skin care, she loves waxing! She has a meticulous and precise brow sculpting ability as well as possessing a gentle approach to Brazilian waxing. Being voted Best Bikini Wax in Atlanta, she is acknowledged and well known for her skill and talent in her field.
:: Abby Ellis & Dara Metcalfe are the Co-Creators of Future Perfect ::
Abby began her massage career in 2002 following her graduation from the Atlanta School of Massage. Voted Best Massage in Atlanta in Atlanta Magazine three times, she has been recognized as a leader in her field and is a nationally certified board approved continuing education provider (provider number 1030).
Abby was originally trained in a clinical massage program with an emphasis on sports massage. Although she has learned many techniques through continued study over the past decade, her true talent is helping to heal injuries, both chronic and acute. She has developed a strong following with many types of athletes, especially runners. Abby uses neuromuscular therapy, deep tissue and Swedish massage, and cupping therapy to relieve pain and promote relaxation. She is also certified in pregnancy massage and Reiki.
Dara received her massage training from the Atlanta School of Massage and has well over a decade of experience as an intuitive bodyworker, healer, and Reiki Master Practitioner. Through her training and continued directed studies, Dara's vast experience includes healing modalities such as Tuina, Shiatsu, Swedish, Thai, Acupressure, Reiki, Cupping, and Pregnancy Massage. Based on your specific needs and goals, Dara intuits which healing modalities best serve you. Dara believes that massage therapy and Reiki help to create an optimal environment to promote the body's innate tendency towards healing, both in body and mind.
Dara is a Certified Transformational Life Coach and Women's Circle Facilitator, as well as being recognized in her community as a leader in energy work. Stay tuned here and on Instagram for postings on her Circle Work and Class Offerings.