MEET THE STAFF
Chance H. #21918
Chance is a Portland native and East-West College graduate. 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 theories ranging 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.
Alexandra D. #25731
Alexandra is a licensed massage therapist, certified CranioSacral Therapist, and TA for the Upledger Institute. She has been working with astrology for 20 years, the IChing for 5, and most recently within the framework of Human Design. When not working with clients, she can be found getting her hands dirty gardening veggies and herbs; or solo hiking in the mountains; or enjoying a glass of wine with a friend, deep in conversation about astrology, philosophy, social justice, sustainability, or films and movies.
As a massage and CranioSacral therapist, Alexandra aims to restore her clients’ mind-body awareness, bringing their whole self into balance. She employs Swedish techniques, myofascial release, deep tissue and trigger point therapy, neuromuscular therapy, shiatsu, and passive stretches as well as CranioSacral and Somatoemotional techniques to each session; focusing on incremental gains toward long term wellness goals.
Jess N. #21848
Jess enjoys integrating a variety of modalities into her practice. She enjoys customizing treatments for the 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.
Nicole S. #16091
Nicole grew up in the sprawling soft green magical foothills of the Pacific Northwest. Big landscapes cultivated big dreams of helping aid people in their desire to thrive and manage their health at the highest level possible.
Nicole initially started her education in integrative therapeutic practices, learning how to incorporate preventive medicine and nutrition into holistic healthcare. Massage Therapy called to her as she began to explore a more "hands-on" approach. Nicole specializes in Deep Tissue, Myofascial Release, Treatment focused work, Cupping, and the use of essential oils for wellness. Ashiatsu barefoot massage is her current passion.
Each modality holds an essential way of engaging with the body, mind, and spirit. Each session is tailored precisely for each client's individual needs, from addressing chronic pain and injury to the whole body and mental relaxation. Nicole is dedicated to those in need, whether it be physical discomfort or emotional stresses that become stored in the body.
In her free time, Nicole enjoys staying active with daily yoga, long hikes, or frequenting an upstream river or lake for paddleboarding.
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.
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).
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 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.
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.