"I enjoy seeing my clients integrate massage therapy into their personal health regimens. What a perfect setting we have here for people to succeed."
Julie has been a Wellness Center team member since 2002. She is a licensed massage therapist and is nationally certified by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork. She has twelve years experience in the massage therapy industry. Julie is a graduate of the Santa Monica School of Massage Therapy in California and Blue Cliff College in Louisiana.
She specializes in geriatric massage which takes age-related health conditions into account. Her clients have included people with traumatic brain injuries, joint replacements, diabetes, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis and various other ailments. Julie customizes each session by using modalities such as neuromuscular therapy, deep tissue work, Swedish (circulatory) massage and reflexology.
Tianne D. Lastra
Tianne was born in Puerto Rico and graduated from Sacred Heart University with a Bachelors of Art in Economics and Business. After six years of living in Spain, she moved back to the United States and currently lives in Metairie. In 2006, Tianne started studying Reiki and other Complementary Therapies, and she is now the area’s most extensively trained and certified Reiki Practitioner.
She is a Certified Master Teacher and Practitioner of Usui Reiki, a Teacher and Practitioner of Rainbow Reiki, and a Master and Teacher of Karuna Reiki. She also holds Shihan Kaku status in Jikiden Reiki from Japan. In addition, she is certified in Aromatherapy, Crystal Work, Reiki Drumming, Healing Touch, Pranic Healing, and Pranic Healing Cristal work. She is a Certified Teacher of Angelic Communication and Angel Therapy. She offers Reiki to local Oncology groups, local hospitals, and to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. She believes Reiki can bring many benefits to a person’s well-being, especially in reducing stress.
In 2013, Felicia graduated from Blue Cliff College with a Massage Therapist License. Her massages are customized through integration of various modalities such as Swedish, Deep Tissue, Neuromuscular Therapy, Shiatsu, Reflexology and Synergetic Myofascial Therapy. She also has experience in providing prenatal massages and chair massages for any corporate event. She strives to offer her clients the most rewarding experience possible. She adds, “I am passionate about helping my clients by alleviating their stress, enhancing their mind and body connection and aiding in their overall health and wellness”