Superior Therapists – Exceptional Massage

We are a select group of independently contracted massage therapists. With our reliability and our exceptional experience and skills, we are the go-to massage center for Southern Oregon. Our clientele is made up of local residents and those visiting our area. In addition, we are counted on by dozens of doctors and chiropractors throughout the Rogue Valley who refer their patients to us with confidence.

You can be sure that the massage therapists that work with Siskiyou Massage are expertly trained and highly skilled. We will put you at ease as you enjoy massage therapy specifically tailored to your preferences and requirements. Consisting of some of the best massage therapists in Southern Oregon, the Siskiyou Massage team’s first priority is providing results-oriented massage therapy to residents and visitors in the Rogue Valley.

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Andrey Pravda is a massage therapist at Siskiyou Massage in Ashland Oregon

Andrey Pravda LMT

Oregon License #24415

Andrey Pravda utilizes Shiatsu, Myofascial Release and unique Manual Therapy techniques that are based on Soviet medical school trainings. His bodywork skills as well as many years of experience in Chi Kung, Tai Chi and Yoga prove useful for people with pain and dysfunction stemming from the musculoskeletal system. Please read more about his work here. Born and raised in Ukraine, Andrey Pravda studied Manual Therapy at Vasyl Karazin National University in Kharkiv after completing his veterinary degree. There he first came upon healing techniques for both humans and animals. He started his professional life as a horse trainer and practiced equine massage for many years. In the United States he attended Hackensack Massage Academy (NJ) and worked as a licensed massage therapist in New Jersey for 10 years. Among his regular clients were police officers, firefighters, and professional athletes, including champions in the Mixed Martial Arts (MMA). Andrey Pravda is a Nationally Certified Massage Therapist and is extremely effective in helping his clients make positive change.

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David Sullivan massage therapist Siskiyou Massage Ashland Oregon

David Sullivan LMT

Oregon License #22561

David Sullivan utilizes a highly effective, intuitive orthopedic style of massage to help his clients heal from acute injuries and posture-related dysfunction. Influenced by the pain prevention techniques of Erik Dalton, David blends slow, deep myofascial release with highly specific trigger point therapy and range of motion techniques to treat pain and correct postural imbalances for long-term relief. Approaching each session with compassion and care, David enjoys watching his clients leave the clinic relaxed, pain-free, and with a greater understanding of their own bodies.

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Freeland Williams is a massage therapist at Siskiyou Massage in Ashland Oregon

Freeland Williams LMT

Oregon License #25230

Freeland’s goal in each session is to affect a positive change that improves the quality of life for his clients. Using an integrative approach, his wide-ranging skill-set allows for each session to be customized to suit the individual need. His toolbox includes modalities such as Swedish massage, sports massage, deep tissue work, Trager method, trigger point therapy, Holotropic Breathwork, myofascial release, and neuromuscular therapy. His “style” of bodywork is fluid and typically includes elements of Thai massage and Lomi Lomi. After receiving his first professional massage at the age of 14, Freeland discovered the satisfaction of helping others to achieve physical and mental wellbeing. As a graduate of two full-length massage school programs encompassing over 1,000 hours of formal training, Freeland has found his calling in pain management and injury recovery. Hailing from the East Coast, Freeland is a happy transplant to the Rogue Valley.

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Gretchen Sumpter is a massage therapist at Siskiyou Massage in Ashland

Gretchen Sumpter LMT, NCTMB

Oregon License #25487

Gretchen Sumpter is nationally certified in therapeutic massage and bodywork. She uses her 29 years of experience to help bring a sense of overall wellness and deep relaxation to her clients; allowing the body and mind to find balance. She has studied at multiple schools around the country and in Central America bringing to her practice, here in Ashland, a unique blend of orthopedic/medical massage and Swedish Esalen style bodywork. She has most recently been studying Ortho-Bionomy, a gentle, osteopathically-based form of body therapy which is highly effective in working with chronic stress and injuries. Her approach to bodywork and massage is compassionate, nurturing and intentional and she is very effective at helping her clients meet their goals. Gretchen has a passion for working with expecting mothers through prenatal massage, and with the elder population. In addition, as a breast cancer survivor, Gretchen understands and can meet the needs of those compromised due to illness or injury. Life experience of being a mother, a cancer survivor, and living a subsistence lifestyle in Alaska for years has shaped her love for nature and the beauty in the world around us.

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Katelin Kutella, LMT is a massage therapist at Siskiyou Massage in Ashland, Oregon

Katelin Kutella LMT

Oregon License #20851

Katelin Kutella has an intentional way of integrating advanced massage techniques to provide relief from chronic and acute conditions as well as addressing the physical and emotional symptoms associated with pain and stress. She believes in a holistic approach to bodywork and that understanding a client’s pattern of movement will help to unravel dysfunction and/or pain. Katelin graduated from East West College in Portland, OR in 2014. She studied Swedish and deep tissue massage as part of the core program and has studied structural bodywork techniques, myofascial release, basic Craniosacral Therapy and visceral manipulation additionally. Katelin has developed a particular interest in creating balance in the pelvis and how this relates to the health of the overall body structure. Katelin enjoys working with athletes recovering from injury or looking to improve performance, new mothers, clients who have experienced motor vehicle accidents or work injuries, and individuals interested in becoming more connected to their body as a whole. When Katelin is not working, she is exploring Oregon through long distance trail-running, biking, camping, and reading anything nature or science related.

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Katie Dillhoff is a massage therapist at Siskiyou Massage

Katie Dillhoff LMT

Oregon License #19653

Katie Dillhoff specializes in injury recovery and has an eye for detail when it comes to chronic conditions. She uses a wide range of techniques, including trigger point therapy, Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM), movement, and stretching to reach the desired goals of her clients. Katie Dillhoff began her studies at Everest Institute in Tigard, Oregon. She has spent her career studying how the human muscular system is affected by different pathologies and acute or chronic pain conditions. Also studying the neurological connection between mind and body, Katie has a vast understanding of movement, and posture patterns, that can contribute to overall well being. Katie believes that all healing ability is held by each individual. She is an encouraging force in every client finding their own path to healing in whatever form is needed. She believes that as a massage therapist her services can be used as an effective and powerful tool in that journey.

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Kristi Chipowsky is a massage therapist at Siskiyou Massage in Ashland Oregon

Kristi Chipowsky LMT

Oregon License #25319

Kristi Chipowsky is skilled in Orthopedic Massage, Neuromuscular Reeducation, Deep Tissue, Trigger Point Therapy and Swedish Massage. She focuses on soft-tissue injury rehabilitation, postural issues and biomechanical problems to address chronic pain patterns, injuries and to provide overall deep relaxation in the body. Kristi provides a personalized approach toward each client and structures her sessions and treatment plans according to their specific needs and preferences. She has a very caring, compassionate, intuitive and deep presence that provides a safe space for her clients to fully relax and receive the therapeutic benefits of her healing touch. Kristi graduated with honors from RCC massage school in Grants Pass. She has a strong grasp of anatomy and kinesiology and works with her clients to get to the root of their discomfort. Kristi has lived in beautiful Southern Oregon for 17 years. She is a mother and a lover of life. Her interests include nature, natural healing, dancing, music, yoga and spirituality.

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Laura Mata is a massage therapist at Siskiyou Massage in Ashland

Laura Mata LMT

Oregon License #25040

Laura Mata graduated from The Hawaiian Islands School of Massage in Kealakekua Bay with 800 hours of Medical Massage training.  Her training included extensive coursework in human anatomy, physiology, pathology and kinesiology.  She has been a licensed practicing massage therapist since 2007.  In 2012 she completed 500 hour Tantra Yoga Teacher training certification. She is an initiated practitioner in Kalari martial arts and holds a BA in Dance Ethnology. She had the cherished opportunity to study traditional Hawaiian teachings and hula on Kaua’i for 7 years.  Two decades of somatic awareness and movement are brought to her keen intuition and highly developed understanding of the body and its bio intelligence. She believes in the innate power of the body to heal and transform itself.  By changing the holding patterns of our bodies we can change the way we perceive, internalize and interact with our environment.  Her dedication to self-inquiry has led her to deeply study the nature of trauma, injury and illness as a whole; evolving her work into a holistic approach with a blend of cross-cultural knowledge and awareness.

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Liza Baer is a massage therapist at Siskiyou Massage in Ashland OR

Liza Baer LMT

Oregon License #20345

Liza Baer works from a basis of Structural Integration and deep listening to the body to melt and unwind tension, assisting the body to regain its natural balance. She does both specific therapy sessions and full body massage, with an adeptness in working with the abdomen and a love of opening up the breath to assist with opening the body from within. She has training in Transformational Breathwork, works with Cupping & Gua Sha, and is learning Chi Nei Tsang. Her foundation is in Structural and Connective Tissue Therapy from the Pacific Center for Awareness and Bodywork in Kauai, Hawaii. She also does prenatal massage and has trained as a doula. Liza also has extensive training in meditation practice, and recently completed the traditional three-year three-month meditation retreat in the Shangpa Kagyu Lineage of Tibetan Buddhism. She teaches meditation and dharma classes at a local dharma center. In her bodywork, Liza brings this depth of presence and awareness to her sessions, with a holistic view of working with both body and mind to release injury and chronic tension, coming to a place of ease, balance and wellbeing.

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Maegan Bell is a massage therapist at Siskiyou Massage in Ashland Oregon

Maegan Bell LMT

Oregon License #24957

Maegan Bell’s massage orientation is rooted in outcome-based therapeutic techniques. She is well informed and practiced in using various approaches to address client needs ranging from injury rehabilitation and chronic pain to stress relief and pregnancy massage. Maegan is body positive and trauma-informed. She is a graduate of the Discovery Point School of Massage in Seattle, WA. She has over 1,100 hours of training at this time. Each session with Maegan is customized based on your unique needs and treatment goals. Maegan can effortlessly blend deep relaxing strokes, fascial unwinding techniques, joint decompression, cranial-sacral approaches, positional releases, trigger point therapy, and more to create an effective session. Maegan is honored to meet you with curiosity and respect on your path to well being.

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Megan Greene is a massage therapist at Siskiyou Massage

Megan Greene LMT

Oregon License #24535

Megan Greene believes in the body’s ability to heal itself and works with her clients to facilitate positive change. She supports her clients in returning to alignment and pain free function with her efficient skill sets in deep tissue massage and neuromuscular therapies. Megan listens to her client’s needs and actively supports her clients in achieving their goals. Megan Greene became a certified massage therapist in 2011 and has studied massage and bodywork in various schools both in California and Oregon. She has an intuitive, relaxing and therapeutic style which decreases stress, releases tension, relieves pain and supports in the recovery of injury. As a certified doula, yoga teacher and experienced social worker, Megan brings a passion for supporting the holistic well-being of her community by working with individuals on their path to health and betterment. Megan loves to spend her free time with her daughter, in nature and in all ways enjoying life.

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Philip Whitmore is the director of Siskiyou Massage in Ashland Oregon

Philip Whitmore LMT

Oregon License #11678

Philip Whitmore is a treatment-oriented orthopedic massage therapist and director of Siskiyou Massage Clinic. He received his initial training from the Boulder College of Massage Therapy in 1999 and has since studied with leaders in the field of bodywork all over the country. Philip is passionate about keeping up with current treatment practices through regular continuing education and just as passionate about sharing that knowledge. He has taught classes and seminars on anatomy/physiology, myofascial release and advanced treatment techniques in the United States and abroad. Philip is not currently on the schedule for bodywork, but he is available for individual consultations and for group instruction in matters of bodywork and pain management. What folks have to say about Philip:  

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Sara Glass, massage therapy, Siskiyou Massage, Ashland Oregon

Sara Glass LMT

Oregon License #21608

Sara Glass uses an integrative style of a deeply relaxing touch with a variety of therapeutic techniques to attain positive change with those that she works with. With the goal of improving the overall quality of life, Sara listens to each client’s needs and goals to develop her bodywork sessions and treatment plans. Sara’s bodywork skills include myofascial release, and neuromuscular therapies. Combined with over a decade of experience in Cranial Sacral Therapy and Reiki, Sara’s techniques are very effective at reducing pain and increasing function in the body. Sara has assisted in teaching the Swedish Massage and Normalization of Soft Tissues (NST) classes at the Ashland Institute of Massage. The NST class with its focus on Structural Integration and Muscle Energy Techniques has particularly influenced Sara’s approach to bodywork. Sara is a certified assistant teacher in Daoist Medical Qigong and is working to receive her Teacher’s Certification. In addition to this practice, she enjoys being with her family, spending time in the water, doing artwork to explore her creativity, and running or hiking outside… as she is constantly learning and inspired by nature.

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Brian Shasta Lee is a massage therapist at Siskiyou Massage in Ashland

Shasta Lee LMT

Oregon License #19272

Shasta Lee is a graduate of the Ashland Institute of Massage (AIM). He has been passionate about studying and training and has assisted in teaching advanced bodywork classes at AIM. Shasta has a very focused, educated and intuitive approach to bodywork. Aside from his clinical training in modalities such as myofascial release, neuromuscular therapy, trigger point therapy, deep tissue and Swedish massage, Shasta brings his previous experience as a personal trainer to his sessions. In addition to working with clients at Siskiyou Massage, Shasta is pursuing a pre-med degree on the path to becoming an osteopathic doctor. During his bodywork sessions, it is Shasta’s intention to facilitate and hold a space for each client to find his or her optimum state of balance and well being. In his personal life Shasta practices martial arts and meditation, loves the outdoors of every season, and thoroughly enjoys exploring fantastical landscapes with his son. Shasta’s Articles: Traveling aches and pains: what can we do about it?

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Yaffa Rosenthal massage therapist at Siskiyou Massage in Ashland

Yaffa Rosenthal LMT

Oregon License #8272

Yaffa Rosenthal has over 25 years experience in therapeutic massage. Her toolbox includes a wide variety of modalities to meet individual needs. Yaffa weaves a blend of Trigger Point Therapies, Myofascial Release, Swedish Techniques, Thai Massage, Cranial Sacral Therapy and more. She is known for her specific deep tissue work while also providing a nourishing atmosphere. Yaffa creates an intuitive healing massage integrated with clinical knowledge and skill. Yaffa’s work has developed from 30 years experience in personal growth, holistic wellness, shamanic studies, herbal studies  and sacred ceremony. She has facilitated classes in hypnotherapy, breath work, movement, music, yoga, and dance. Yaffa was born and raised in Chicago, and moved West at 22. She is a heart centered mother and grandmother. Her passions are hiking, swimming with whales, music, dance and world travel.

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Zac Tyler Mendenhall is a licensed massage therapist at Siskiyou Massage in Ashland Oregon

Zachary Tyler LMT

Oregon License #25702

Since 2012 Zachary Tyler has been treating chronic pain, stress and trauma with his integrated  massage approach. His work tends to the physical, mental and emotional needs of each of his clients through personalized sessions and compassion. Drawing from his extensive training in somatic psychology, neuromuscular therapy, swedish, sports massage, deep tissue, reflexology, myofascial release, lymphatic drainage, thai and biodynamic craniosacral work, Zachary listens to what you and your body needs in the moment and lets intuition and experience guide the way. Zachary has a deep passion for understanding our holistic potential for healing and transformation, especially through massage therapy, and looks forward to sharing that with you! He has trained and studied at the Arizona School of Integrated Studies, Prescott College (somatic psychology) and the Esalen Institute under many master teachers. Whether you are recovering from trauma, feeling over-stressed or just want to improve your overall quality of life or athleticism, Zachary’s approach will benefit you. “ I strongly believe the body has its own wisdom (soma) to not only heal, but also to thrive, allowing ourselves to live full and beautiful lives. It’s my passion and pleasure to assist on that journey with you.” -ZT

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