Dena Foran, Massage Therapist
Dena’s Educational Background: Dena was certified in August 1989, by Ten Marks LMT, CSMT, at the Muscle Therapy Clinic. The 500-hour training requirements covered Therapeutic Massage and Technique; Theory and Practice of Massage Hygiene; Anatomy, Physiology, and Hydrotherapy. Other training Dena has had includes specialties such as: shiatsu, acupressure, polarity, energy balancing, and basic reflexology. Upon graduating, Dena was given an extensive test through the AMTA (American Massage Therapy Association) and completed a year of Polarity instruction from John Bodary. With experience being the best teacher she apprenticed under Ron Reynolds CMT, and Sandra O’Donahue CMT, at Holistic Therapies in Royal Oak. Dena received experience with other groups; such as Primal Integration, Psychotherapy with Dr. Barbara Valasis, YWCA Health & Fitness camp and Women in the Wilderness just for fun & relaxation. She is a former member of the AMTA and member of the IMA (International Massage Association).
Dena has been affiliated with chiropractors, through her massage practice since 1991 and has been employed with Total Health Systems for 5 years. Word from Dena: I learned from Sandra Donahue that “massage is an art, let your hands dance”. Wellness is in fashion, why don’t you try some on?
Teresa Clarkston, Massage Therapist
My name is Teresa Clarkston. I am a certified massage therapist by Wellspring Institute, School of Therapeutic Bodywork.
My training is in the therapeutic, cranial, and geriatric massage. I am trained in reflexology, in which I stimulate points on the hands and feet. This technique reduces tension and stress. This in turn brings healing to the whole systems and also promotes good health, naturally.
Michelle Gasperoni, Massage Therapist
Michelle Gasperoni is a certified massage therapist from the Health Enrichment Center. She has been certified in June 1997 and has received over 1000 hours of supervise training in Therapeutic Massage, Anatomy and Physiology. She also received training in: Basic Reflexology, Myofascial Release, Shiatsu, and Acupressure.
She specializes in deep tissue massage and a basic relaxation swedish massage. She can incorporate different types of massage techniques to tailor to a clients individual needs. Michelle’s vast experience in massage therapy makes her a favorite of clients.
Sabrina Signorelli, Massage Therapist
My name is Sabrina Signorelli. I am a certified massage therapist through Baker College. I graduated in June of 2005. I have received 1000 hours of supervised training. I specialize in Deep Tissue, Reflexology, Swedish, and Shiatsu. I have also had training in Sports Massage, Polarity and Trigger Point Therapy. I have also done clinicals and internships while I was still in school. I now work at Total Health Systems as a full-time therapist.
Jessica Sacha, Massage Therapist
My name is Jessica Sacha and I am certified through Irene’s Myomassology Institute in February 2010, with over 500 hours of training. I also worked in the student clinic and volunteered my time at outside events. I specialize in Swedish and deep tissue massage. I also have some training in sports massage, hot stone, and Reiki. I started working at Total Health in May 2010.
John Mistalski, Massage Therapist
I am certified through the Flint School of Therapeutic Massage as of October 2011, with over 600 hours of training. I also specialize in Swedish and deep tissue massage, but have training in basic Shiatsu, Reflexology, Sports, Polarity, and prenatal massages. I joined the Total Health team in November 2011 and hope to help ease all your aches and pains.
Stefany Dei Giudici, Massage Therapist
My name is Stefany Dei Giudici. I am a cerified massage therapist through Blue Heron Academy of healing Arts and Science. I have been certified since March of 2010 and I have received 1000 hours of training. I specialize in deep tissue massage, basic relaxation, Swedish massage and sports massage. I joined Total Health System’s team in December 2011 as a full- time massage therapist. I will be a big help with easing your pain!
Jeanine Kitchen , Massage Therapist
I attended Baker College where I earned my Associates Degree in science majoring in massage. I enjoy being a massage therapist because I am able to help others by relieving pain and discomfort in tight muscles. My personal experience is a testament to the union of chiropractic care and massage therapy I enjoy working at Total Health Systems because, as a team, we truly care for our clients well being. Professional service in a professional & relaxed environment!
Sara MacIntosh, Massage Therapist
Sara is a certified massage therapist that graduated from Baker College in the summer of 2012. While attending school Sara had over 500 hours of training in massage therapy. Sara has been trained in many types of massage, but specializes in deep tissue, relaxation, and Swedish massage. Her goal is to help the clients regain relaxation, and a healthy lifestyle.
Laura Ban, Massage Therapist
I am a certified massage therapist. I received my certification through Blue Heron Academy of Healing Arts and Science. I have completed over 600 hours of training in medical massage, anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, physiotherapy, and therapeutic modalities. I have also completed a clinical internship. I have been certified since 2004. My main focus is in relaxation, deep tissue, and therapeutic massage. I have joined the team at Total Health Systems in 2013.
Kia Vang, Massage Therapist
My name is Kia and I have been a Certified Clinical Massage Therapist for almost six years. I graduated from Blue Heron Academy of Healing Arts and Academy in July of 2007. During my training I completed over six hundred hours in anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, physiotherapy, therapeutic modalities and clinical practice. Although I am well-versed in different modalities, I specialize in deep tissue, sports massage, trigger point, acupressure, and Thai massage.
Massage has always been a huge part of my life growing up. I come from a long line of natural and spiritual healers. It is a tradition passed down from generations. And I would love to share those traditions with you.
Lindsey Gunning, Massage Therapist
My name is Lindsey Gunning. I am a certified massage therapist from Healing Hands Holistic Health Center School of massage. I graduated February of 2013. While attending school, I completed over 600 hours of training in massage therapy. I have been trained in many types of massages. I specialize in Trigger Point, Relaxation, and Deep tissue. I am also trained in chair massage, hot stone, sports massage, and energy work. I am excited to be a part of Total Health System’s team. My goal is to help relax both the mind and body of my clients.
Meagan Grubbs, Massage Therapist
My name is Meagan Grubbs. I am a certified massage therapist from Baker College in Clinton Township. I specialize in Swedish massage and I also have training in prenatal, deep tissue and sports massage. I have been practicing massage therapy since May 2012. I started with Total Health Systems August 2013 and enjoy their unique approach to health and total body wellness.