MEET OUR THERAPISTS
Brooke - (Owner) 309.472.7491
*CURRENTLY NOT ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS* Brooke joined Well Kneaded Massage in 2012 after graduating from Midwest Technical Institute for massage therapy. In December of 2015 she opened the East Peoria Location, and in May of 2019 she took over ownership of our Peoria location as well.
Lic. No 227.016051
Bethany - (East Peoria) 309.264.1441
Bethany graduated from the Illinois Central College Therapeutic Massage program in 2006. She worked at a local spa for several years before joining Well Kneaded Massage Therapy in 2011. Bethany uses her experience and skills with a mix of Swedish and deep tissue, if desired by the client, to provide a massage that promotes deep relaxation and muscle relief. Bethany also offers cupping therapy and prenatal massage.
Bobbi Jo - (Peoria) 309.202.7660
*CURRENTLY NOT ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS* Bobbi Jo graduated from the Illinois Central College therapeutic massage program in 2009. She joined Well Kneaded Massage in 2011 after gaining some experience elsewhere. She holds a professional membership with the American Massage Therapy Association. She offers modalities to promote deep relaxation and pain relief, is especially interested in aromatherapy, and enjoys occasionally doing some energy work. Bobbi Jo also offers cupping therapy and prenatal massage.
Lic. No. 227011596.
Stephanie - (Peoria) 309.202.7486
Stephanie graduated from the Midwest Technical Institute's therapeutic massage program in 2012. Prior to joining Well Kneaded Massage in 2015, she worked at a spa and sports complex. Stephanie holds a national certification for therapeutic massage and a professional membership with the American massage therapy association. She specializes in relaxation and pain relief and offers hot stone massage, cupping therapy, and prenatal massage therapy.
Lic. No. 227.014465
Julie - (Peoria) 309.361.4759
*CURRENTLY NOT ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS* Julie graduated from East West College of the Healing Arts in Portland, OR in 2010 and thereafter obtained her therapeutic massage license. She has worked in chiropractic, spa, and medical settings prior to joining Well Kneaded Massage in 2015. Julie specializes in the Art Riggs Method of deep tissue work. The goal in this method is to unglue muscle and tissue where it shouldn’t be stuck which increases range of motion and decreases pain in the affected area. She is is trained in Post Isometric Relaxation and Isometric Inhibition which are proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation techniques that help increase range of motion and deepen stretches without the pain of normal stretching. She uses the combination of her trainings to treat a variety of conditions such as TMJ, chronic migraines, frozen shoulder, tennis elbow, plantar fasciitis and many more. Julie also offers cupping therapy and hot stone massage.
Lic. No. 227.011854
Michelle - (Peoria) 309.419.4651
Michelle graduated from healthy connections school in Bloomington IL in 2004. She worked in a salon setting prior to coming to Well Kneaded Massage Therapy in March of 2017. Michelle is a professional member of the American Massage Therapy Association. Michelle specializes in relaxation and deep tissue and has furthered her education to include knowledge in sports massage and cupping therapy. She also offers hot stone and prenatal massage.
Victoria - (East Peoria) 309.202.8701
Tori graduated from the therapeutic massage program at Midwest Technical institute in 2016 and worked in a spa setting before joining Well Kneaded Massage in 2018. Victoria is a professional member of the American Massage Therapy association. She offers basic relaxation, deep tissue, sports, relief, and hot stone therapies. Victoria also does prenatal massage and is even working toward her advanced certification and becoming a Dula.
Lic. No. 227019186
Katie - (Peoria) 309.648.8516
Katie graduated from Illinois Central College in 2015. Katie worked in both spa and chiropractic settings before joining Well Kneaded Massage Therapy. Katie is a member of the American Massage Therapy Association. She specializes in deep tissue work, pain relief, and sports recovery but can also provide your basic relaxation massage and hot stone massage. Katie is also a licensed esthetician.
Lic. No. 227.018275
Ebbie - (East Peoria) 309.258.5254
Ebbie graduated from Midwest Technical institute for massage therapy in 2019 and immediately joined Well Kneaded Massage Therapy. She provides Swedish and deep tissue therapies as well as prenatal and hot stone massage. Ebbie is especially interested in Reiki and hopes to become a Reiki master one day.
Malia - (E.ast Peoria) 309.210.6428
Malia graduated from Midwest Technical Institute in 2019 and immediately joined Well Kneaded Massage Therapy. She is a professional member of the American Massage therapy Association. Malia specializes in relaxing massage and provides hot stone and prenatal massage as well. She possesses the knowledge and skills to help with whiplash, occipital release, energy healing, and reflexology. Malia has her level 2 Reiki training and is working toward becoming a Reiki master.
Terri - (Peoria) 309.696.9184
Terri graduated from the Illinois Central College massage program and became licensed in 2007. She also obtained her BAS in Massage Therapy in 2019 from Seina Heights University. Before coming to Well Kneaded in 2021 she worked in spa settings and independently. She is Nationally Certified and a member of the American Massage Therapy Association. Terri's modalities include Thai massage, oncology massage, cupping, hot stone, prenatal, medical, sports, and deep tissue techniques. She also does reflexology and KT taping and works with TMJ.
Lic. No 227.009948
Benjamin - (East Peoria) 309.360.9918
Benjamin obtained his license through the massage therapy program at Illinois Central College and has been practicing massage for 6 years. Benjamin utilizes various techniques ranging from relaxation to deep tissue massage to optimize the therapeutic benefits of a session.
Roseza - (Peoria) 309.419.0933
Roseza graduated from the therapeutic massage program at Illinois Central College in 2013. Before joining Well Kneaded in 2021, she worked in both spa and chiropractic settings. Roseza offers Swedish, deep tissue, oncology massage and manual lymphatic drainage. She is currently working on her certification in cranio-sacro therapy.
Kara - (Peoria) 309.267.7838
Kara graduated from MTI in East Peoria in 2012. She worked in a chiropractic setting for 5 years running a therapy department and teaching clients stretches and strengthening exercises. She has also worked in spa settings. Kara joined Well Kneaded in 2021 and offers wide range of massage modalities from Swedish massage to deep tissue, and incorporates stretching and joint mobility into her sessions.
Lic no: 227.013938
Dianna - (East Peoria) 309.648.2872
Dianna graduated from MTI in 2020. She specializes in relaxation, Swedish massage, pain relief, as well as deep pressure. Dianna also does prenatal massage and hot stones!
Lic. No.: 227022469
Trisha - (Peoria) 815.514.7444
*CURRENTLY NOT ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS* Trisha graduated from the National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, IL in 2009 and received her state license and national certification through the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork. She gained experience working at spas and chiropractors, and came to Well Kneaded Massage in 2017. Trisha specializes in pain relief and also offers hot stone massage, cupping therapy, and prenatal massage.
Lic. No. 227011135
Libby - (East Peoria) 309.253.9695
Libby graduated from Illinois Central College in Massage Therapy in 2020. After graduation she worked in a local spa setting for a year before joining Well Kneaded in 2021. She holds a profession membership with the Associated Body and Massage Professionals. She likes to practice a Swedish massage and give a therapeutic experience to address the clients need for relaxation. She also offers cupping, hot stones, aromatherapy, and prenatal massage. Now offering waxing.
Janessa - (Peoria) 309.472.4933
Janessa graduated from the Massage Therapy program at Midwest Technical Institute in 2022 and immediately joined the Well Kneaded Massage Therapy team. Janessa is a professional member of the American Massage Therapy Association. She provides massage to help with relaxation and pain relief. ACCEPTS CASH/CREDIT CARD
Lexi - (East Peoria) 217.671.1681
Lexi graduated from the massage therapy program at Midwest Technical Institute in 2021 and joined Well Kneaded in 2023. She specializes in relaxation, pain relief, prenatal massage and aromatherapy. Accepting new clients.
Prefers cash, accepts debit/credit.
Sophia - (Peoria) 309.669.7132
Sophia graduated from MTI in 2021. She provides relaxation, deep tissue and therapeutic massage. She works with clients who suffer from migraines, rotator cuff issues, hip pain and lumbar dysfunctions. She includes a bit of reflexology with every massage, as well as hot towels. She's able to add Himalayan salt stones to her massages which are incredible with not only feeling luxurious, but releasing tension as well! Sophia accepts credit cards and cash payments.
Lic. No. 227.022394
Gary Chatham, M.A. - (Peoria) 309.282.7496
Gary is a transformational life coach, and Reiki Master/Teacher. He received his Master's in Counseling in 1991, and has been a professional counselor and psychotherapist in a variety of settings, including private practice, a university counseling center, and a community counseling center. Gary helps his clients to transform their lives, by addressing root causes, and progressing more quickly than traditional therapy. He takes a mind/body/spirit approach to wellness, and helps others create the inner freedom in their lives that helps you to create the life you desire, and fulfill your calling. He has been a Usui Reiki Practitioner since 1993, and has been an Ananta Reiki Master since 2004. Gary regularly conducts energy healing classes, and trains others to help themselves and others using Reiki. He also is a Nokti Energy Healing practitioner, and an Aqualead practitioner. In addition to being a spiritual lie coach, Gary first did research in mind/body/spirit wellness in 1991. He also is a Founding Member of the International Association of Coaching, a member of the Society for Shamanic Practice, and the Reiki Healing Association.