The most precious gift we can offer anyone is our attention. When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers.
— Thich Nhat Hanh


Matthew St. Germain, RN, LMT has been a Registered Nurse since 1987 specializing in Emergency Care and Oncology. A 1999 Graduate of the Bancroft School of Massage Therapy and an Associate Instructor in Swedish Techniques (Swedish Gymnastics), Deep Tissue and Clinical Massage Applications. Certified in Kinesiotaping, Pregnancy massage, Ayurvedic Hot stone massage/Sacred Stone Therapy, Neuromuscular therapy (Walker-Delany), and a student of Orthobionomy and Traditional Thai Massage. Nationally Certified by the NCBTMB and a Professional Member of the ABMP.


Reena Murphy, LMT is a 1994 Graduate of the Bancroft School of Massage Therapy and 1996 graduate of the Providence School of Shiatsu. She has been in private practice for the past 17 years and is also working with Cancer survivors in an outpatient facility. She specializes in Deep Tissue, Relaxation, Shiatsu, Manual Lymph Drainage Techniques and Traditional Thai Massage. Reena is Nationally Certified and an AMTA member. Call Reena directly to inquire about her services at 401-369-1315


Ann Marie Sylvester, LMT is a 1992 graduate of the Humanities Center School of Massage in Pinellas Park, FL. Since then, she has operated a private practice in RI, True Touch Massage Therapy, and worked in conjunction with a chiropractor. Additionally, she has completed her course work for a Masters Degree in Experiential Health and Healing from the Graduate Institute in CT. Ann Marie utilizes deep tissue techniques such as neuromuscular therapy and myofascial release, while having a basis in relaxation massage(Esalen), certification in Ayurvedic/Sacred Stone Massage, Bodywork for the Child Bearing Year (Pregnancy Massage),and Kinesio Taping. She also has training in reflexology and herbology, and is a Reiki Master/Teacher. Ann Marie combines over 20 years of experience and training with a keen intuitive sense along with your input to create a customized treatment that will meet your individual needs. Call 401-467-1600 or Book with Ann Marie.

Susan Malone, LMT is a national certified licensed massage therapist with NCBTMB since 2010. Susan has just returned to Heart and Hand Massage after working the past few years at the Ritz Carlton in Naples, FL. She specializes in Swedish, Deep Tissue, Myofascial Release, Reflexology, Hot Stone and Aromatherapy. Susan is a Reiki Master and is also trained in Manual Lymphatic Drainage techniques. Call 401-585-0038 or Book with Sue.


Frank Bestwick, LMT is a 2003 graduate of The Bancroft School of Massage Therapy and member of The American Massage Therapy Association. Specializes in Swedish, Deep Tissue Massage, Myofascial Release and Core Distortion. Frank considers his work as a therapist to be a "calling”, a ministry to mind, body and spirit. Frank’s massage clients find that he has a dynamic and considerate approach to healing, a gift for focusing in on their individual needs. He hopes to leave a positive impression on the world through his role as a therapist, father, husband and friend. Frank's services are priced differently, so please make note of that when booking. Click here to Book with Frank

Holly Dobbs, LMT, AT is the only massage therapist in RI who is also an Alexander Technique teacher. She was trained at the Bancroft School of Massage Therapy (850 hours), and has been the lead massage therapist at a large spa near Boston for more than 8 years. The Alexander Technique has helped her to dramatically reduce her strain at work, and she was so impressed that she decided to become a teacher. She trained at the Alexander Technique School of New England (1600 hours) and her goal is to help people cultivate this unique skill for approaching life with more ease and mobility. Click here to Book with Holly

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Brien Lang, LMT is a graduate of the Bancroft School of Massage Therapy and an NCBTMB nationally certified therapist.  He is certified in myofascial release, facilitated stretching and trigger point therapy. 

As an avid runner and cyclist he has first-hand familiarity with the aches and pains and common overuse injuries associated with these sports – because he’s had more than a few of them himself! -  and can help to structure a session to fit your individual needs.  Whether you are looking to recover from an injury, restore sore and tired muscles or simply relax and recharge, he will work with you to come up with the ideal treatment plan.  Brien is also active in the Rhode Island theater and music scenes and is a Resident Artist at Olneyville’s Wilbury Theater Group. Click here to Book with Brien.


Donna Ford, LMT studied at the Bancroft School of Massage Therapy. Click here to Book with Donna.