MEET THE STAFF
Chance H. #21918
Chance is a Portland native and East West College grad. As he delved deeper into his study of kinesiology and anatomy he found his real passion was helping others live lives with less pain and more happiness. He focuses on helping clients identify and understand patterns that are causing them pain or dysfunction and aims to facilitate change. Chance blends together a diverse set of techniques and theory ranging from from Tui Na and Thai Massage to Deep Tissue and Structural Bodywork and Cupping.
Chance believes strongly in sharing knowledge and helping educate his clients about the root cause of their pains. He believes movement helps bring understanding and more understanding leads to more healing. He enjoys working with athletes and is able to use his own athletic background to inform treatments. He enjoys staying active and while he's not giving or receiving massage you can find him hiking, lifting, or training jiujitsu.
Torria L. #13506
Torria has been practicing massage since 2007. Her approach to massage therapy is listening to understand why there is pain, then using her knowledge of muscle anatomy kinesiology, and her intuition to help ease pain. She blends techniques such as Swedish, Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, Hot Stone massage and Myofascial Release, in such as way as to achieve maximum muscular efficiency as well as relaxation.
Laura C. #11187
Master Practitioner, Ashiatsu, & Thai Massage
Laura’s bodywork style is a deep therapeutic blend of eastern and western techniques; switching between the use of hands and feet! She combines Thai, Deep Tissue, Swedish, Acupressure, Myofascial, Cupping and Ashiatsu to give each client a unique session.
Jess N. #21848
Master Practitioner & Ashiatsu
Jess enjoys integrating a variety of modalities into her practice. She enjoys customizing treatments for specific needs of her clients. She likes to incorporate her knowledge of Swedish, Deep Tissue, Myofascial, Trigger Point, Cupping and Ashiastu for a well-balanced and unique treatment. She is a big believer in self care and is always happy to see her clients progress and change. Her ultimate goal is to help people feel pain free and comfortable in their bodies.
Jess is a classically trained clarinetist who now plays just for the fun of it. She is also quick with a joke and loves to make people laugh until their sides hurt. She thinks that a good laugh is the best medicine for whatever ails you.
Noah C. #21049
Senior Practitioner, Gentle Manual Therapy & Visceral Work
With trauma and grief-informed perspective, Noah emphasizes mindful presence and respectful, precisely-applied touch in his practice. His gentle, anatomically-detailed approach to massage therapy is collaborative, customizable (guided by attention to where the body “just needs to talk”), and highly relaxing, centering, and revitalizing for the whole person. Noah enjoys working with people experiencing chronic pain, recovering from accidents or surgeries, during and after pregnancy, or interested in a deeper connection and sense of safety within their own body.
When not practicing manual therapy, Noah enjoys board games, creative cooking, pickup sand volleyball, and exploring the outdoors with his wife and dog.
Front Desk Staff
Katherine brings 15 years of customer service experience to TeaScape, as well as a passion for self-care and an upbeat personality. When she isn't working at her various jobs, she enjoys taking it easy with her partner, cat, and books.
Sarah S. #22628
Passionate about the psycho-somatic connection, Sarah offers a combination of soothing relaxation and deep detailed work in her massage. In providing the mind space to relax, the body follows suit. Sarah specializes in Swedish, Deep Tissue, Pre-natal, Cupping, and Hot Stone massage. When not massaging, you can usually find her sitting in tea ceremony, studying astrology, or reading at home.
Front Desk Staff
Ty has been an initiated practitioner of Maha Kundalini yoga since 1997. He balances his self care practices between daily meditation and hip hop dancing. He is an avid aquarist as well as a lover of the arts.
Front Desk Manager
Karen has always had a passion for nature and all things green. She loves learning about new things and then sharing and trading knowledge with others. She believes it is important to revitalize one's self daily and does so by connecting with nature, trying new recipes, hiking, rock-hounding and enjoying film.
Miho is a Registered Dietician. She envisions creating a mindful and healthy community where people support and care for each other. She takes a WHOLE FOOD & WHOLE BODY approach to health and wellness. Miho enjoys experimenting with new foods, reading, journaling, and having a conversation over a cup of tea (or coffee).