Stefan Paulsson is from Sweden, and was schooled and trained at the prestigious Axelsons School of Healing Arts in Stockholm, Sweden. He has over 25 years of experience as a massage therapist. Stefan specializes in modern Swedish Massage techniques along with Soft Tissue Release, Cranio Sacral, and Sports Stretching.
Anitra Rieck studied massage therapy at the Crestone Healing Arts Center in Crestone, CO, where she gained the essential tools needed to alleviate a vast amount of issues. Since then, she has spent 16 years in the massage field, with a particular specialty for hip and glute work.
These years in the industry have allowed Anitra to perfect her abilities to alleviate bodily pain and discomfort, relieve muscle tension, restore range of motion, and provide relaxation. Her treatments include raindrop therapy (including nine essential oils) as well as deep tissue, sports, shiatsu, and prenatal massages.
Having lived in this city since she was five years old, Anitra has seen Denver grow exponentially in conjunction with her massage career. In addition to her career in massage therapy, she also enjoys attending concerts and dining at Denver's finest vegan restaurants.
Allison studied at the Denver School of Massage Therapy and has worked locally with chiropractors and in spa settings. Allison is passionate about the benefits of massage therapy, anatomy and physiology. She loves giving the body the opportunity to heal itself and promoting that healing through massage. Her favorite modalities are trigger point and deep tissue. She has a calming touch and believes in the benefits of allowing the body to de-stress during a massage. In her free time Allison enjoys spending time with her 2 year old daughter and husband. She enjoys yoga, biking and all sorts of artistic activities like tie dye, photography and painting.
Ashley received her training and graduated from Colorado School of the Healing Arts. Her goal is to tailor each massage session to her client’s needs and requests, personalizing the experience for every individual. Her approach to body work is integrating Swedish, Deep Tissue, and Myofascial release style massage while also combining Neuromuscular, Sports Massage, and stretching to promote pain and tension relief followed by deep relaxation. Additionally, she is skilled in prenatal, hot stone, and aroma therapy massage.
Christy is a Colorado native, but received her massage training from East West College of Healing Arts in Portland, OR, graduating in 2008. She is licensed and specializes in a Swedish Deep Tissue fusion massage as well as Pregnancy, Chair, Trigger Point, and Hot Stone massage. She has been with Whole Health Center since 2010. She works with patients who are athletes, pre and post-natal, going through cancer/disease treatment, or anyone who just needs some therapeutic work done or wants help to relax. She is interested in alternative medicine and is working towards becoming a Naturopathic Doctor in the future. On the side Christy is a group fitness instructor teaching aqua, Yoga, Pilates, functional strength, cycle, and of course, a self treatment technique called MELT which she also brings to Whole Health Center. Her goal is to have her clients leaving feeling better than when they came in.
Prior to joining Whole Health Center in 2012, Deb earned her BA in English at Cedarville University in Cedarville, OH and began her massage studies at Wellness & Massage Training Institute (now Cortiva Institute) in Willowbrook, IL. She enjoyed being able to learn about many types of bodywork through the extensive elective choices available. A session with Deb is therapeutic, incorporating many of the things she has learned, not only in school, but through other therapists, as well as continuing education and extensive reading.
Peter Wanczyk studied massage and received an Associates of Occupational Studies in Massage Therapy at Heritage Collage. He always wanted to help people, especially with chronic pain and headaches. He applies deep tissue, trigger point therapy, cross fiber friction, and myofacial techniques to alleviate headaches, pain, and injuries. Peter also does prenatal massage, sports massage, aromatherapy, and swedish for relaxation. He will continue learning through classes and experience to better help people in the future and continue to be passionate about helping people with pain, injuries, and just daily stress.
Passionate best describes Sunny’s belief that massage therapy is an essential tool for vibrant health. As a Mind Body Massage Therapist, she views each client as a unique, rich integration of body, mind, feelings and soul and tailors a massage session to meet the client’s needs and desires. Utilizing a vast array of massage, bodywork, energy therapies and energy medicine, she strives to elicit the body’s own natural healing response.