David (Whit) Whitfield, LMT, NMT

Favorite Urban Services:
Asian Foot Massage, Neck and Shoulder Massage, Scalp Massage

Specialties & Training:
Medical Massage training and experience,Stretching, Nueromuscular Therapy and Hip Stretching, trained and excellent Asian Foot Massage

Background:
Whit, graduated from the Gwinnett College and worked in the medical massage field in Athens for a while before joining us at Urban Sanctuary. Whit worked in landscape design for many years prior to becoming a massage therapist. He loves being outdoors, enjoys music and playing the drums.

Nathan Hale, LMT, NMT

Favorite Urban Services:
Urban Neck Massage,The Scrub and Massage Combo, Deep Tissue Massage, Sports Massage, 90 minute Hot Stone Massage.

Specialties & Training:
Reflexology, Shiatsu, Thai Massage and Medical Massage.Nathan has participated in several work shops on deep tissue massage for the neck and pain release techniques for neck, shoulders, back and chest.He has a special interest in Massage and Spa Services for people with Cancer.

Background:
Graduate of the Atlanta School of Massage. Nathan is currently attending classes at UGA to aquire a degree in Exercise Science. He is a drummer in a regional touring band, and has played drum’s since he was ten. Nathan also studied Afro-Haitian and Afro-Cuban folkloric drumming. Some other interests of his are traveling, backpacking, yoga, gardening and cooking.

Haley Miett, LMT

Favorite Urban Services:
Hot Stones Massage, Cold Stone Headache Massage, Swedish Massage

Specialties & Training:
Aromatherapy massage, mud wraps, seaweeds and scrubs

Background:
Haley graduated from Virginia College of Therapuetic Massage after several years of party and activity planning. Her favorite massage to give (hands down) is the Hot Stone Massage.

Allison Snell, LMT, NMT

Favorite Urban Services:
Deep Tissue, Prenatal Massage, Sports Massage, Myofacial Release and Asian Foot Massage

Specialties & Training:
Thai Massage training, Reiki certification and Medical Massage experience. Allison specializes in Sports Massage. On location massage therapist for Georgia Southern University Swimming and Diving Team at Championships. Allison received aromatherapy massage training and pursuing training and opportunities to offer massage for people with cancer.

Background:
Graduated from the Georgia Career Institute in Conyers. Post massage school work in medical massage. Allison holds a B.A. in journalism from UGA, is a former wild land firefighter for the U.S. National Forest Service. She loves organic farming and was a master gardener in Telluride, Colorado

Jan Greer Bush, LMT

Favorite Urban Services:
Deep Tissue Sinus Relief Massage, Neck, Back and Shoulder, Signature Massage and Prenatal

Specialties & Training:
Jan specializes in self care planning with clients. She loves creating massage treatment plans for ongoing pain relief, stress reduction and improved well being.Stretching, Trigger point work, Hot Stones, Foot Massage and some lymphatic drainage training. Extensive study of common stress patterns and the muscular skeletal tissues. Jan has completed a study program on massage for people with cancer.

Background:
Graduate of the American Professional Institute in Gainsville. Jan enjoyed working in the medical field as a young adult,has a special affinity for the elderly population and enjoys working with the elderly as well as people with cancer. Currently active with the Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation.

Katelyn Baker, LMT

Favorite Urban Services:
Signature Massage, Deep Tissue, Hot Stones

Specialties & Training:
Reflexology, Sports Massage, PNF stretching and Neuromuscular Therapy

Background:
Katelyn graduated from Atlanta School of Massage. She is a trapeze artist who studies and performs with Canopy studio locally.

Sheri Stout, LMT

Favorite Urban Services:
Hot Stones Massage, Cold Stone Face Lift Massage, Swedish Massage, Aromatherapy

Specialties & Training:
Sheri has been a massage therapist for over 20 years and a professional massage therapist trainer for 8. She travels around the United States teaching Hot Stone massage and providing customer service training to spa staff.Her favorite massage to give is Hot Stone massage. She is our staff instructor for Hot Stone Massage and the Cold Stone Sinus Massage, Headache Massage and Cold Stone Face Lift Massage

Background:
Sherri is a veteran massage therapist, licensed in the state of New Jersey as well as Georgia. She and her sister raise perenials and bring them to the farmers’ market. Sheri designs and makes jewelry which can be found at a local artist store in Watkinsville called Ann Peden’s.

Candice Courcy, owner/co-founder/LMT, CNT, Reiki Master

Favorite Urban Services:
Chinese Abdominal Massage, Deep Tissue Therapeutic Foot Massage, Myofascial Release, and Massage for People with Cancer.

Specialties & Training:
Chi Nei Tsang Level II, Aromatherapy Certified, Hot Stone Massage Certified, Phytomer Mud, Seaweed & Lymphatic Massage Training, specialized training for providing bodywork to people with PTSD, Myofascial Massage, & Sports Massage.

Background:
A graduate of the Desert Institute of the Healing Arts and the Chi Nei Tsang Institute Candice taught Pre-Natal Massage at Tucson Medical Center. She taught Ayurvedic Theory & Ayurvedic Massage at the Southwest Institute of Healing Arts and was an Aromatherapy Instructor in Arizona. Through Deepak Chopra she studied Meditation & Ayurvedic Theory in India. Candice has worked with two College Swim teams doing Massage at their meets.

Krista Kramer, LMT, NMT

Favorite Urban Services:
Signature Massage, Asian Foot Massage, Myofascial Release and TMJ Massage

Specialties & Training:
Cranialsacral Therapy,Reflexology, Neuromuscular Therapy, Trigger Point Therapy & PNF Stretching. She has experience in Medical Massage for various Orthopedic conditions.Krista trains Urban Sanctuary staff in our Signature Massage and she specializes in TMJ massage incorporating work inside the mouth and around the jaws neck and face. It is very effective for pain and tension relief.

Background:
Krista graduated from the Atlanta School of Massage in the Clinical Massage Therapy Program. She holds a BS of Biology degree from UGA. Her background also includes home studies in Polarity Therapy & Accupressure. Krista became interested in Massage after many years of studying dance. She loves Organic Gardening.