Danette has been a Certified Massage
Therapist since 2004. She graduated from the Denver School of Massage Therapy and has attended numerous classes
to stay on top of massage and bodywork therapies. She specializes in therapeutic and relaxation massage, catering
each session to the client's needs. Danette is trained in Sports, Injury, Cranial, Hot Stone,
Deep Tissue and Swedish Massage. She has also been certified in Cancer and Mastectomy Massage. Her
passion for wellness has lead her to much research of many alternative healing options and she continues to live
by the philosophy that, "school is never out"! Her focus for Green Leaf Massage Center is to
create a comfortable and healthy space for all clients and therapists to do what they are called to do, help facilitate
healing, reduce stress and create a happy, healthy community. It is also important to empower our clients with the knowledge
and tools to live a healthy lifestyle, age gracefully and live life to the fullest. We look forward to working
with you and your family!
Mindy has been practicing massage for 15 years since graduation from
the Colorado School of Healing Arts. Her training includes Swedish, Deep Tissue, Prenatal and Hot
Stone massage. Her passion is to help clients reduce pain and stress while achieving and maintaining balance in mind,
body and spirit. Relying on experience and communicataion, her goal is to ensure the client's needs are met. Mindy enjoys
working on specific issues such as chronic headaches and neck and shoulder pain. She also enjoys a wide variety
of music, cooking, camping and hiking in her spare time!.
Sarah graduated from Heritage College with an Associate's Degree in
Occupational Studies in Therapeutic Massage in October 2011. While attending Heritage College Sarah received several awards
for outstanding grades and attendance. Sarah completed an internship with Arvada Skin where she fine-tuned her massage skills
for two years. For 8 years Sarah has also taught classical ballet, which gives her a vast understanding of anatomy,
kinesiology, and proper ways to stretch and build strength. She uses this knowledge
to help clients build flexibility and strength to combat common musculoskeletal issues, especially those associates with
posture. She is a valued addition to our Green Leaf Massage Center family here in Arvada! Sarah is currently
attending college to fulfill her life-long dream of becoming an archaeologist and world traveler!
Aubrey joined our team at Green Leaf Massage
Center in 2013 and has been in Massage Therapy since 2002 when she graduated from the Arizona School of Massage Therapy.
During the time she has spent as a massage therapist she has gained a wide variety of experience and education along
the way and has over 1100 hours of education and training in many modalities which she will incorporate to any session as
it fits the client’s needs. Aubrey has spent most of her career working in day spas in the Denver metro area as
well as a few ski resorts in both Colorado and Northern California. She also spent much of her career teaching massage
therapy and assisting students in becoming MTs at the Denver School of Massage Therapy on and off from 2004
to 2013. Aubrey specializes in many modalities but offers Trigger Point Therapy, Deep Tissue, Injury
Recovery and Relaxation in addition to Hot Stone and Aromatherapy.
Jill is a recent graduate from Boulder College of Massage Therapy.
Jill specializes in Therapeutic Deep Tissue and Swedish Massage. She has also been trained
in Sports and Orthopedic Massage, Zen Shiatsu, Hydrotherapy, and Prenatal Massage.
She is looking forward to adding Hot Stone and Aromatherapy to her skills. Jill grew up in the Midwest and moved to
Colorado in June 2012. A true animal lover, she also holds a Bachelor's Degree in Animal Science. Her favorite
activities are horseback riding, hiking, reading, cooking, and traveling. Jill is loving life in Colorado so far and
is excited to explore!
Christina has joined our team as a graduate from Heritage College after receiving an Associate's
Degree in Occupational Studies in Therapeutic Massage, July 2013. She has been trained in Deep tissue, hot stone,
Sports massage, Trigger Point Therapy, prenatal massage and Swedish. Christina has continued her studies and is certified
in TMJ and Intra-Oral Massage Therapy for those suffering from clenching, grinding, migraines, chronic
face and neck pain. Her passion for massage was discovered while helping her mother with Scoliosis and pain management.
Now her mission is to help each client with pain and discomfort. Christina is a huge fan of her family, football, and watching
joins our team of skilled therapists after graduating in 2012 from Denver School of Massage Therapy. She is passionate
about massage therapy and creating a goal oriented session for each client. Lianna is skilled in many modalities but especially
enjoys relieving migraines with Cranial Sacral Therapy and overall relaxation. She also enjoys Trigger
Point therapy along with Structural work. Keeping a holistic approach to healing is her key
goal for each session and client. We are happy to have her on our team!
Lisa graduated from the Denver School of Massage Therapy in 2012. She specializes in neuromuscular
therapy, Swedish (for relaxation), deep tissue, and injury massage.
Her philosophy is that through massage she hopes to inspire people to realize the enormous amount of self-awareness
and health they have lying dormant inside of them. Massage is about holism, incorporating mind and body and always striving
to follow each individual’s needs. While listening to each goal she will assess clients for a unique treatment plan.
Each person has the ability to rehabilitate their lives, so when you come in for a session look not where you are, but
where you wish to be and let’s make those goals happen!
LaQoya joins our Arvada team with a wonderful skill
set in Massage Therapy. She is a graduate from the Denver School of Massage Therapy. She excels in Deep Tissue
bodywork and Trigger Point Therapy along with Swedish and Cranial Sacral Massage
techniques. LaQoya has a gift for holistic health and truly believes in therapeutic healing. She is very interested in a goal
oriented approach to healing and massage therapy, and is a welcome addition to our phenomenal team!
Valerie joins our team at Green Leaf as a recent
graduate of Denver School of Massage Therapy. She prides herself in providing a trusting and caring environment, having open
communication, and adjusting the session to meet the client’s needs. Although she has experience in many modalities
her passion is with Injury Massage, Trigger Point, Swedish and Deep Tissue Massage. Add
hot stone to any session to help relax that tension away. Valerie plans on doing a lot of continuing education within the
massage field to be able to help a variety of people. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family,
being a huge football fan, and doing anything outside to enjoy beautiful Colorado!
Ashley is a newly Colorado licensed massage therapist
and recent transplant to our beautiful state. She comes to us from Florida where she graduated from the Florida College of
Natural Health in 2005. Her training includes Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue, Hot Stone,
and Prenatal Massage Therapy. She loves being a part of our team and making a difference in the lives of
all our clients, by offering a therapeutic touch. Ashley is a firm believer in "Leave(ing) people better off than
you found them." - Marvin J. Ashton
"Leadership is contagious, we pass it from body to body, from life to life,
we give all the people around us the courage to do great things."
~ Erik Weihenmayer
give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn."
~Harriet Beecher Stowe