Skin to Soul was founded in 2006 by Nicole Russo, LMT. Our massage and myofascial therapists are handpicked for their gift of touch and attentiveness. Most have also been trained in the John Barnes Myofascial Release Technique and all take pride in using their training and skills to help clients heal physically and emotionally.

At Skin to Soul, our mission is to challenge the status quo and give our clients a unique authentic approach to health care. Our team of highly skilled and experienced therapists are dedicated to providing a safe, supportive, open environment for our clients’ healing journey. Through listening to our clients’ needs we are able to create an individualized approach to treatment that is effective in freeing our clients from pain. By gently supporting, we witness our clients process emotional blocks, opening the door to discovering their true inner self and inner joy. Through education, we empower our clients to become more self-aware of their bodies and patterns and then give them the tools necessary to leave feeling confident that they can help themselves. Schedule a massage or myofascial therapy session today and get started on the next page of your journey.

Nicole Russo, BS, LMT

Credentials: Owner of Skin to Soul. John Barnes Myofascial Release (MFR) Therapist: MFR1, MFR2, MFR 3, Cervical Thoracic, Fascial Pelvis, Subtle Energy 1, Unwinding, Advanced Unwinding, Rebounding, Healing Seminar, Skill Enhancement Seminar, Pediatrics, Quantum Leap and Women’s Health. Nicole has been practicing Massage for over 10 years and MFR exclusively for 6 years. She is the North Shore Boston MFR Study Group Facilitator and assistant instructor for the John Barnes MFR Seminars. Nicole graduated from SpaTech in Ipswich in December, 2005 and opened Skin to Soul in January of 2006.

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Roberta Prado

Deep Tissue, Sports Massage, Prenatal Massage, and Swedish Massage. I am very passionate about working with the human body and helping my clients enhance their health and well being through touch. I received my Bachelors degree in Physical Therapy in Brazil.

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Svetlana Akimova, LMT

Deep Tissue, Swedish Massage, Sports Massage, Hot Stone Massage. Svetlana is a 2014 graduate of Elizabeth Grady. She has her Level 3 master oncology training as well as Table Thai massage training. She offers deep tissue, sports, Swedish, and Table Thai massage. She’ll soon be offering Myofascial Release to that list.

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Jay Pielmeier, LMT

Sports Massage, Deep Tissue, Myofascial Release, Trigger Point Therapy. I am an alum of Cortiva Institute in MA. I believe each body has the capability to heal itself and knows that every body is different.

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Tabitha Doty, LMT

Deep Tissue, Sports Massage, Swedish Massage, Prenatal Massage, Thai Massage. I am a 2011 graduate from Cortiva Institute. I offer Neuromuscular Therapy for the back and spine, Traditional Thai massage, Swedish, Sports, and Deep Tissue. I have always had a passion for helping others and believe that massage therapy is essential to maintaining a healthy body and mind. While working with clients, I use a blend of my skill set that best suites the clients needs. I also volunteered to provide sports massage to runners at the Chicago Marathon, helping them recover after the race. I recently relocated from Chicago to Boston and am looking forward to seeing what I will learn on the east coast to further expand my massage career. I am also passionate about great food, traveling, hiking, and going to social events.

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Jeff Mehigan, LMT

After a career in education and human service work, I decided to shift my professional focus to holistic healing. I graduated from the Massage School in Boston. Now through bodywork, I can combine my different passions and lead my clients on a path towards wellness.

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Lemuel Brown, LMT

He’s been a massage therapist for over 11 years and we’re thrilled to have him join the team!

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