Meet Our Ideal Massage Team
D’An Rodriguez, LMT recently graduated from Cortivia Institute in 2017. He became a massage therapist to help others. D’An also have a Associates degree in Sports Medicine and Fitness Technology. It only made sense to try and help others in moving into the massage field. The trust being built between the client and therapist is something D’An cherishs. Certified modalities include: Swedish/relaxation, myofascial and neuromuscular therapies. License MA#88296
Graduated from Everest in 2017.He enjoys doing Hot stone, Relaxation and deep tissue massage. He is constantly learning and trying new techniques that will help each one of his clients to feel their best. MA#85246
Viviana graduated from Columbia University Center 2010. Skills range from relaxation and therapeutic massage. Viviana enjoys every aspect of massage therapy and treasures her time with each and every client. License #MA81993.
Amanda graduated from Everest in 2013. Amanda has a background in Medical (CNA & Nursing) She became a Massage Therapist because of her love to help others feel better and gave a better understanding of their body. Specializes in: Swedish Relaxation with Medium Pressure, reflexology, & chair massage. License # MA74349
Ashley graduated from Cortiva in 2011. She enjoys doing deep tissue and She is certified in Reflexology. but also offers other modalities as well such as, Swedish massage, Sports, Neuromuscular, myofascial and Thai Yoga massage. She uses a blend of each modality to give you the massage that fits your needs and wants.
MA # 65728
Christina Reams, LMT
Christina graduated in 2008 from Florida Career College in Massage Therapy. She believes that massage therapy has so many benefits for wellness, maintenance, prevention of injuries and disease. License#MA54244
Nicole graduated from Everest in 2005. She has over ten years experience being a massage therapist. Her expertise consist of two years chiropractic care, sports, TMJ, trigger point therapy, oncology, deep tissue, table top Thai (form of stretching) and healing in Fibromyalgia massage. Nicole customizes each massage to fulfill the clients needs and to release the muscle and tissue effectively
Denise Sanders, LMT graduated from Suncoast School II in 2007. Her passion for health, wellness, and helping others to reach their health and wellness goals are what brought her to Massage Therapy. Denise also offers Neutromuscclar. Schedule varies from both locations. License # MA#51322
LMT & Owner
Dawn Langley, LMT graduated from Humanities Center in 2002 & Owner of Ideal Massage. Certified in Therapeutic & Relaxation Massage. She also specialize in Therapeutic/Deep Tissue- Neuromuscular Massage – TRP/TP (Trigger Point Therapy), MFR (myofascial release), Positional Release- MET’s (Muscle Energy Technique) Upper Cervical and Lower Lumbar Therapeutic Massage, Lymphatic, Heated Bamboo Fusion, TMJ, Therapeutic Head & Head, Reflexology and Pregnancy / Prenatal Massage. MA#37390 & MA23699.
Alex Messier, LMT graduated from Cortiva in 2014. Alex became a massage therapist because he is a strong believer in a holistic approach to healthcare. That on top of his passion for wellness and understanding of bio mechanics only made it make more sense. The unique relationship he builds with each client is something he cherishes very much and he tailors each session to their specific needs. In general he holds an integrative and therapeutic approach to all massages but also firmly believes in that the body needs to be fully relaxed in order for the mot positive change to occur.
Specialties: Neuromuscular Therapies, including Trigger Point Therapy, pre and post-sports massage techniques, Muscle Energy Techniques. Received extensive training in Anatomy and Kinesiology, Hydrotherapy, Aromatherapy. Deep Tissue Massage. MA#78624.
I’ve been working daily to hone my massage skills since 2013, after I graduated from Bene’s International School of Beauty and obtained my Florida state license to practice massage therapy back in 2013. I take great pride in being able to provide relief to people who are in need. Whether its pain from a specific injury, everyday aches & pains, or someone who simply needs to decompress and chill with a relaxation massage and some positive energy, I give you my best. I utilize a variety of modalities, dependent on the desired outcome of your massage. Classic Swedish Massage, Neuromuscular Therapy (NMT), Myofascial Release, Warm Bamboo massage, and light Massage Cupping are a few of my techniques. I’m a certified Reiki II practitioner, and also a full-time student at Everglades University, pursuing my Bachelor’s Degree in Alternative Medicine (CAM). MA#73773
Patrick Graduated from Bene’s in 2016. Patrick is certified in Neuromuscular and deep tissue. He also enjoys doing relaxation.He has worked with Chiropractors and Physical therapist for 2 years. He became a LMT because he enjoys helping others feel stress free. In his spare times he enjoys doing Yoga and encourages others to try it. He is very confident in his techniques and skills to assist the needs of others. License # MA82546
Adriane Coles graduated from EduTech Centers school of Massage Therapy in 2002. Throughout her massage career, Adriane has come to understand that no two sessions should be made alike. Each client lives a lifestyle unique to them, which affects their massage preferences and individual needs. This understanding has allowed Adriane to utilize her training to tailor each massage session specific to the needs of her clients. She enjoys combining different modalities using her knowledge to better fit the needs of her clients. Adriane truly has a passion for assisting the body to a balanced and relaxed state and believes in healing through the power of touch.
Deep Tissue, Neuromuscular Therapy, Craniosacral, Trigger Point Therapy, Swedish Massage, Myofascial Release, Sports Massage, Chair Massage, Hot Stone Massage and Aromatherapy.
Graduated from Southwest Florida College in 2011 Performed full-body massages using a variety of modalities such as Swedish, deep tissue, Prenatal & sports.
Destin graduated from Cortiva in 2016. She enjoys doing relaxation, myofascial release, neuromuscular and muscle energy techniques. She enjoys helping other people feel better, whether it’s stress relief or therapeutic. She use to massage her family as a child and that turned into a career. This is her passion.
Jen graduated from Everest in 2017. Drawn to the art of massage by her own experience with anxiety and stress, Jennifer takes a caring and gentle approach to massage therapy. She patiently listens to individual needs, and treats each session with new eyes and understanding. Jennifer prefers relaxation techniques, such as long gliding effleurage, and gentle kneading petrissage. Quiet, and calming with a light touch. Deeper, more therapeutic work can be attained after the initial groundwork of soothing the body’s nerves, as needed. She is primarily skilled in Swedish, trigger point, and Prenatal massage. Book an appointment with her today to experience a non-judgmental and personally-tailored massage for your relaxation needs.
Teila Graduate of Cortiva Institute in 2014. She has been with Ideal Massage & Spa since February 2015. Certified in Swedish/Relaxation, Neuromuscular/DeepTissue and Myofascial Massage Combines relaxation techniques with deep tissue techniques allowing muscles to decongest and release more quickly. MA#78306.
Robert graduated from Oregon School of Massage in 2007 and has been practicing massage for 10 years. His passion for massage started as a client himself after suffering a neck injury. Massage offered him the most effective pain relief during his treatment. He finds the most beneficial massage comes from good communication between the client and therapist. Robert is able to connect with his clients by listening to their specific needs and applying his knowledge for a therapeutic session.
Certified in Trigger Point Therapy, Shiatsu, Reiki, Thai, Reflexology, and Prenatal. Specializes in Deep tissue, Cervical and lumbar injuries. – License# MA82899
Sara graduated from The Lotus Pond Yoga Teacher Training and The Cortiva Institute in 2014. Sara received her undergrad in Psychology and Masters in Social Work in 2017 from The University of South Florida. Sara integrates multiple modalities to tailor to each individual client utilizing a holistic mind/body approach. Sara has received training in Cranial Sacral Therapy, Rehabilitation, Neuromuscular, Swedish, Myofascial and Pranayama. – License# MA82899
Kai graduated in 2010 from Humanities Center. Having several years of training and client therapist experience, she offers relaxation, Deep Tissue, prenatal, and sports massage with advanced training in neuromuscular therapy, Realizing every client is unique every session is molded to your individual needs. License#: MA70989
Dawn graduated in February 2017 from Clary Sage college in Tulsa Oklahoma. She became a massage therapist to pursue a life long dream of helping others. Seeing clients respond to therapy is the best part of the job. She specializes in Swedish, Relaxation and Prenatal massage. She also does chair and sports massages. Dawn uses myofascial release techniques to help clients relieve pain and balance their energy. MA# 85665
Britain Kerr, LMT graduated from Everest in 2014. Specialties: Neuromuscular Therapies, including Trigger Point Therapy, pre and post-sports massage techniques, Muscle Energy Techniques. Received extensive training in Anatomy and Kinesiology, Hydrotherapy, Aromatherapy & Prenatal Massage. MA#76643.
Lauren Beaver, recent Cortiva graduate 2017, looking to help people heal in the most relaxing way possible. Certified modalities include: Swedish/Relaxation, Myofascial, & Neuromuscular therapies. License MA88316
India Kerr, LMT graduated from Everest in 2014. Specialties: Neuromuscular Therapies, including Trigger Point Therapy, pre and post-sports massage techniques, Muscle Energy Techniques. Received extensive training in Anatomy and Kinesiology, Hydrotherapy, Aromatherapy & Prenatal Massage. MA#76720.
Jonalyn graduated in 2002 from Humanities Center. Certified in Swedish Massage, Neuromuscular Therapy, and Myofascial Release. Trained in Hydrotherapy, Pregnancy Massage and Sports Massage. License # MA#46169
Keesha graduated from Sunstate Academy in 2016 at the top of her class with honors. She has a passion for massage and it shows through her work. Keesha performs a vast variety of modalities, but feels that for the most therapeutic approach it is best to combine them. She mainly focuses on Deep Tissue, Swedish, Neuromuscular, and Myofascial techniques while customizing the best and most effective approach for the client’s specific needs and/or situation. Keesha is highly specialized and has taken additional classes to focus on deep work concerning the neck, shoulders, and back. She understands this type of pain from personal experience and wishes to help others relieve their pain in the most effective method possible. In addition, many of her clients rave about her foot massages so if you’re looking for relaxation, a focus area, or a mixture of both then Keesha is here to help. Located at the Lutz location.
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Chris graduated from Humanities in 1997. She has been a massage therapist for 20 years. She specializes in working with people with headaches. She offers deep, TMJ, swedish, trigger point, myofascial and Neuromuscular MA#25152
Naomi graduated from Cortiva Institute of Massage in 2010. She has been a massage therapist for 8 years. She specializes in working therapeutic /deep tissue therapy. She offers deep, Sports, swedish, trigger point, Chair, Psoas Work,deep cervical./neck work, myofascial and Neuromuscular MA#59133
Teresa McClain, LMT is a licensed massage therapist in the state of Florida. She graduated with an A average from Sanford Brown in 2010. She prides herself in her ability to care and listen to the needs of others. She enjoys giving massage ALMOST as much as receiving it. She has personally been affected by the power of massage. As suffering from an injury that was only correctly healed by massage, she was inspired to begin her journey in the field of massage therapy. MA#60088
Danielle Buyea graduated from Sun State in 2009. Specialize in rehabilitative , Deeep tissue and certival Neck massage, headache and Migraine therapy, Swedish Relaxation, prenatal,lymphatic work and Sports Therapy. Danielle became a Massage Therapist to help others alleviate every day pain and suffering from stiffness and daily activities. License #: MA56672
Yoko Hunt, LMT graduated from Suncoast II in 2005. Both of my parents are massage therapist. I guess it’s in her blood. Yoko has a true natural gift. Specialize: deep tissue, sports, relaxation Swedish and trigger point. Works Saturday from 9-2. MA#44217.