Matthew Shane St Germain-Donnelly, RN, LMT has been a Registered Nurse for 26 years, specializing in Emergency Care and Oncology. A 1999 Graduate of the Bancroft School of Massage Therapy, in private practice for 15 years. 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. Matt is also the co-owner of a local cafe in Pawtuxet Village, RI -Little Falls Bakery and Cafe
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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 Heart in Hand today to make an appointment with Reena, 401-467-9193.
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 Click here to 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. Click here to book with Susan
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 and Myofascial Release. 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. Click here to book with Frank *Please note massage with Frank is $5-15 more per service*
All the therapists at Heart in Hand are independent. We have a base charge for our massage therapy sessions but the therapists may choose to charge more or less. We make every effort to keep our pricing up to date to not cause confusion for you. Please be advised, Frank is now charging $5-15 above base rate- please take note if you are booking them with him.
Base Rate Frank’s Rate
30 min $40 $45
45 min $55 $ 65
60 min $70 $ 80
75 min $85 $100
90 min $105 $120
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
Brien Lang, LMT studied massage therapy at the Bancroft School in Worcester. He specializes in Deep tissue and sports massage with training in trigger point therapy.Treatments with Brien typically will be a blend of Swedish, deep tissue, and shiatsu techniques. Brien is a runner and triathlete as well as an active member of the Rhode Island arts scene, having worked as a writer, actor, director, musician and arts educator throughout the state. Click here to book with Brien
Gaiane Martirossian, Doctor of Acupuncture, received her Masters degree from the New York College of Health Professions. Licensed Acupuncturist (RI); Diplomate of Acupuncture (NCCAOM). Gaiane also continues her studies with Kikko Matsumoto’s workshops. Gaiane also has a science degree & has worked in the medical field for over twenty years. She is certified in the treatment of cancer patients and currently works in a busy oncology center treating patients with ongoing cancer treatments & recovery in conjunction with The Complementary Cancer Care Foundation. She uses both Chinese & Japanese acupuncture styles, Moxabustion, Tui Na (Asian bodywork), Qigong, and counseling in nutrition and healthy lifestyle. Call Heart in Hand today to make an appointment with Gaiane, 401-467-9193 or go to intentionacupuncture.com for more information.
Donna Ford, LMT, Massage Therapist. Specializes in Relaxation, Deep Tissue. Click here to book with Donna