Abby and Dara began working together in 2008. They were both trained at the Atlanta School of Massage and have shared a commitment to continually refining and expanding their skills through continued education over the course of their careers.
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 training from the Atlanta school of Massage and has over ten years 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.
Lucy Kendrick Smith
Lucy has been in the healing arts and massage world since 2008. She graduated from Asheville School of Massage and Yoga and specializes in deep tissue massage with acupressure points and Reiki. She is particularly interested in how emotions affect the body and how holding patterns of difficult emotions can be released through massage and energy work. Lucy is educated in reflexology, myofascial release, sports massage and aromatherapy. She is a voracious reader and always want to learn more about healing. She holds an MFA in Acting from Columbia University.
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.