Tonya is a licensed massage therapist and graduate from the Healing Arts Center in St. Louis, MO. While at the HealingArts Center, Tonya accepted an invitation to practice her skills in the Cancer Clinic at HAC, working with those were currently receiving treatment for various types of cancer. Upon graduation, she was inducted into the Order of Twin Hearts, an honors society at the Healing Arts Center.
Tonya is a rehabilitation specialist and focuses on chronic pain, pain management, and alignment correction. Her techniques include Swedish, trigger point therapy and myofascial release. She is also a Reiki Level 2 practitioner. Her skills allow her to restore function and work with those with pain, orthopedic issues, and athletes looking to improve performance or recover from injury. Her goal is to help her clients have an improved quality of life, alleviate pain, enhance their health, and improve mobility. She also helps educate her clients on how to care for themselves outside the massage room between treatment sessions. She strives to help clients live a healthy, holistic lifestyle through the healing power of touch and essential oils.
Tonya is also a personal trainer (ACSM) and teaches Pilates and TRX at Dynamic Body. She also holds a Master’s Degree in Health Promotion and Wellness Management and a Bachelor’s in Exercise Physiology and Public Relations. Her passions include running, trail running, triathlons (Distances: Sprint, Olympic, Half Ironman/70.3, Ironman [Arizona 2013]), and any other way to stay fit and active.
For a more complete bio including my educational background and approach to massage therapy, simply give me a call or send me an email. I look forward to hearing from you.