MEET OUR THERAPISTS
Jenaveve Biernat, a certified massage therapist, brings custom massage and body work to Midtown Detroit. A graduate of the Hirudaya Holistic Life Center in Los Osos California and Irene's Myomassology Institute in Southfield Michigan, she has over 850 hours of training and 15 years of experience practicing the art of massage. Jenaveve offers custom therapeutic body work based on the individual client's needs. Traditional Swedish, deep tissue and hot stone massage are the primary services offered to provide relaxation and to relieve tension, stress and discomfort. Elements of Cupping, Thai, Tui Na, Shiatsu Massage, Stretching and Reflexology are incorporated into each session if necessary or desired. Jenaveve's goal is to enhance the general well being of each client while providing a safe and comfortable environment for each client.
Colette Czarnecki is a graduate of Irene’s Myomassology Institute and is licensed with the State of Michigan, with additional certification in Reiki. She brings two years of experience into her practice and offers a therapeutic massage with traditional Swedish techniques incorporated with pressure point release and stretching in order to increase range of motion and muscle relaxation. She also has experience with prenatal massage, which she loves. As an energy practitioner she helps unblock stuck energies that could have resulted in previous trauma in the clients’ lives. From this there is a sense of relief and balance. Colette encourages clients to be active in their healing process and is a proponent for massage and energy work in relieving physical and emotional stress.
Crystal is a 2013 graduate of Irene's Myomassology Institute. She grew up receiving acupuncture and herbal treatments for her ailments, and her outlook on wellness was shaped by this traditional approach. Crystal is also a long-time martial artist, which has nurtured a sensitivity to the way energy moves through the body and spirit. With a background in medical massage therapy, she offers custom therapeutic massage geared towards pain relief, correcting musculoskeletal dysfunction, stress reduction, addressing anxiety and depression, and calming the nervous system. Crystal uses a combination of traditional and contemporary techniques which include Traditional Swedish, Myofascial Release, Cupping Therapy, and Trigger Point Therapy. Her current passion is practicing Gua Sha and Craniosacral Therapy. She believes that each person has a limitless capacity to heal themselves, given the right prompts and circumstances. This belief ultimately shapes the direction of your session with her.
Corina is a licensed massage therapist and a graduate of Irene's Myomassology Institute. She is a Reiki attuned energy-worker. After several close traumatic losses, and doing work with others dealing with trauma and grief, she became interested in the ways emotions can show up as pain and stiffness in the body. Corina specializes in working with survivors of trauma and those who are grieving. Through Reiki, she is able to do off-body work on clients fully clothed. She uses elements of Thai and Shiatsu, which can also be done fully clothed. Corina has been trained in Myofascial Release, Reflexology, Traditional Swedish, Deep Tissue and Trigger Point Therapy. She is interested in the ways body work and massage can allow space for deeper awareness and embodiment and seeks to engage her clients to be active in their process of healing.