Boulder Staff Bios

Boulder Massage Therapists

Blair Brown – Originally from New Orleans, it wasn’t until she moved to Austin, TX that Blair found her calling to bodywork. Blair graduated from Texas Healing Arts Institute in 2012 and quickly thereafter trained in Ashiatsu Massage. Blair’s massage has been described as “the best of both worlds” offering relaxation alongside deep focused work to relieve tension and pain. Her work is holistic and intuitive and she utilizes trigger point therapy, deep tissue and Swedish techniques to offer pain relief and facilitate restriction free movement. Outside of work you’ll find Blair climbing, practicing yoga, and mountain biking.

Gayatri Devillier – Gayatri graduated from the US Career Institute in April 2019 and integrates her knowledge of functional anatomy through yoga in her massage practice. In 2005, she began studying Ayurvedic therapies and yoga at Shoshoni Yoga Retreat with local Ayurvedic practitioners, and assisted with Pancha Karma. Gayatri specializes in deep relaxation, trigger point, pregnancy, and deep tissue massage, with a special interest in treating headaches, neck, and shoulder issues. She brings compassion and trauma-informed care to her work. Gayatri believes the best massage comes from connecting with each client to create a personalized session that brings results. Her approach is attentive, knowledgeable, and down-to-earth.

Nidhi ContessaNidhi began her massage training in earnest when she experienced the magic of bodywork which caused her lower back problems of 10 years to disappear. She was hooked! Nidhi graduated from the McKinnon School of Massage (Oakland) and provides custom sessions drawn from her years of training and experience. She specializes in Swedish, foot massage, and Ayurvedic treatments to soothe the nervous system and release “feel-good” hormones like oxytocin.  She provides custom sessions tailored to your needs, drawn from  jin shin do, reflexology, polarity, The Rosen Method, Vitaflex footwork, Japanese foot massage, Tibetan Pulsing Yoga and Ayurveda. In her spare time she loves to be in her flower garden, studying astrology charts, meditation, detox juicing, hiking/strolling in nature, continuing to learn, practice and read. She has immense gratitude for all her teachers. 

Chris Paliszewski – Chris graduated from the Bellevue Massage School near Seattle in 2017.   He offers goal-oriented treatment work using a variety of modalities including special focus with trigger point, myofascial release, and neuro-emotional technique.  Chris is a naturopathic doctor who has been studying bodywork since 2015. He provides a customized treatment to resolve the specific health needs of his clients, whether the root cause is physical, mental, emotional, or energetic. His favorite treatment sessions are interactive, directing the client to participate in the healing process.

Alexandra Ogsbury- Alexandra uses the very best from all her trainings to address the needs of her clients. Relaxation is at the forefront of all her work which can be precise, deep and focused for specific issues or lighter for rest and restoration. All treatments include stretching and CranialSacral therapy if requested. She is a graduate of the Swedish Institute, NYC, and the Colorado School of Energy Studies in Boulder, CO. She is a Registered Polarity Practitioner, Certified Kinetic Awareness teacher, Certified Medical Assistant, Biodynamic CranialSacral Therapist and is certified in Contemporary Cupping Methods. Alexandra’s work is strongly influence by her dance career in New York and her years of study and teaching both Kinetic Awareness and Chinese Internal Martial Arts.

Hannah Elmer – Hannah graduated from Boulder Massage Therapy Institute in August 2021. She integrates techniques from modalities such as LomiLomi, Shiatsu, Deep Tissue, Structural Integration, as well as pregnancy massage. She is trained in and happy to offer additional treatments such a skin brushing, cupping and gua sha. She believes massage is a phenomenal way to connect deeply with the body and listen to what it needs. Her work offers loving and compassionate touch to support clients in the process of connecting with their body and giving it the nourishment it needs in order to feel their most radiant, vital and healthy selves. She feels truly honored to be offering this work.

Abby Brossmann- Abby graduated from the Costa Rica School of Massage Therapy in 2021. She is trained in deep tissue, swedish, trigger point, myofascial, and assisted stretching. She is passionate about creating unique treatment plans that align with clients needs. She believes that massage should not be looked at as a luxury but as maintenance for the body. Client goals are always the top priority. Clear communication is key between client and therapist to have the most beneficial treatment. There is always space for feedback which allows for adjustments necessary to best address client needs. In Abby’s spare time you will find her rock climbing, hiking, biking, practicing yoga, reading or soaking in the fresh air and sunshine.

BethyLoveLight Forever-   LoveLight trained at both Sebastopol Massage school in California, as well as Lauterstein-Conway Massage School in Austin, TX. With 26 years of experience, she offers a potent combination of Swedish, Deep Tissue & Myofascial Release and is able to connect to her clients on a deep hear level and give each client a profound, holistic and individuality-specialized massage. She is completely devoted to her own radiant health and utilizes this strength when offering healing space to others. BethyLoveLight honors the Light in all Beings and is connected to the source of the One Love and she invites that energy into the healing realm of her magical massage therapy sessions.

 

 

 

 

Boulder Estheticians

Perpetua Wilcox – Perpetua graduated from Montage Academy in Colorado.  She received her license with several advanced certifications.  She has also been practicing massage since graduating from Anthem college with an associates degree in Applied Science specializing in massage in May 2012.  Perpetua has been with the Dragontree since August 2013.  She has a passion for skincare and enjoys pampering clients.  She strives to create a tranquil space for healing and relaxation to enable clients to feel and look beautiful in their skin.

Carolyn Dean – Carolyn attended the Aveda Institute in Denver along with advanced Esthetic training from Rocky Mountain Laser College.  She enjoys helping people regain balance in their lives by helping them reach their skincare goals  Carolyn also plans on returning to school to become a massage therapist and become a dual licensed practitioner!

Maurie O’Neal – Maurie graduated Emily Griffith in Denver in 2018, specializing in problematic skin and face/jaw massage. She wants to do whatever she can to help people refill their cup during their time on her table.