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. 

JulieMJulie Mathes

"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.

Felicia Simon

Felicia Simon

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”

Casey SmithCasey Smith

Casey Smith is a recent graduate of Blue Cliff College with an Associate's degree in Occupational Studies in Massage Therapy. She is a Reiki Master/Teacher, Certified Personal Trainer and a Licensed Massage Therapist with focused training in Oncology Massage, Healing Touch and Neuromuscular Therapy. “Massage Therapy is a collaboration of my two favorite things, art and science. I use both to uniquely address the needs of my clients. Connection is important on a physical, emotional and spiritual level and healing will take place when all levels are united through therapeutic touch, because sometimes love is kneaded.”

Sherrie SmithSherrie Smith

Sherrie Smith is a 2007 graduate of South Louisiana Institute of Massage. She has since worked in private practice in a variety of locations such as Medical Spa & Wellness Center. In 2010, she began her advanced study in myofascial and orthopedic techniques. Using a combination of these techniques, Sherrie’s practice has evolved to promote relaxation while addressing specific concerns such as plantar fasciitis, arthritis, TMJ disorders, tennis elbow, and other chronic conditions. Sherrie believes that regular massage is vital part of maintaining physical and mental wellbeing and mobility.”