Meet Our Team

You're in good hands with us.  We provide qualified therapy solutions and professional advice.  Your health is our priority.

Caryn Howell, LMT

BCTMB Pending

 

Caryn graduated from Baker College's massage therapy program in 2006. She grew up in a holistic household, with her father who was a holistic and naturopathic doctor. In the last 11 years as a massage therapist, Caryn has worked next to chiropractors and physical therapists to help people with their pain issues. 

 

Caryn's unique style blends sports, pain management techniques and Active Release Techniques® together to create a rejuvenating experience. 

Caryn's specialties include:

  • Active Release Techniques®
  • repetitive use injuries
  • neck pain
  • elbow, arm, and wrist pain
  • working with Iron-Man level athletes

  

Jen Christian, NCTMB, LMT

 

Jen graduated from the Flint School of Therapeutic Massage in 2001, giving her over 15 years of experience in massage therapy. She grew up giving her mom, grandma, and friends massage so it was a natural transition for her to become a therapist as an adult.

Jen believes there's nothing more beautiful than allowing people the space to relax and feel present and comfortable in their own body. With her highly technical style that she adjusts to specifically suit her individual clients, she brings expert pain relief and relaxation to every session.

Jen's specialties include:

  • deep relaxation
  • repetitive use injuries
  • headaches
  • chronic pain, especially plantar fasciitis & carpal tunnel

  

Gina Rogers, LMT

BCTMB Pending

 

Gina is a recent transplant from the Boston area and attended school at the Cortiva Institute, Boston where they focused on rehabilitative and sports massage. They teach their therapists how to facilitate our bodies' own resources to heal, recover, and remain balanced.

 

Gina also has an extensive background in the health care industry from working in a Boston surgery unit and a busy community Emergency Room. Working next to orthopedic surgeons sparked her interest in recover and preventative care for patients with musculoskeletal pain. Gina has a strong, positive energy and her nurturing touch really enhances every massage.

 

Gina's specialties include:

  • Chronic neck pain
  • Lower leg and foot pain
  • Post-surgery patients
  • Medically complex cases (including spinal injury and dysfuction, diabetes, MS patients, and more)

 

Liz Davis, LMT

BCTMB Pending

 

Liz grew up in a health-conscious home and has a passion for wellness and the healing arts. She is a strong believer that regular massage is a vital tool in preventative healthcare. She graduated from the Ann Arbor Institute of Massage Therapy in 2007 and has been practicing massage ever since. She is trained in Swedish massage, prenatal, and therapeutic techniques that include myofascial release, neuromuscular therapy, tmj dysfunction, and range of motion techniques.

 

Liz believes that every massage must be individually customized to each client's needs. Liz has a slow, deliberate style that helps her clients achieve a deeply relaxed state.

 

Liz's specialties include:

  • Neck and shoulder pain
  • Headaches/TMJ dysfunction
  • Lower leg, foot, and Achilles tendon dysfunction

 

Jolyn Baker, BCTMB, LMT

 

Jolyn joined our team in June of 2013 and has been an integral part of Body Conscious ever since. Her sweet personality and commitment to her craft have been invaulable to our growth as a team and company.

 

After recovering from an injurious car accident in 1991, Jolyn came to believe that she was here for a reason: to help people overcome injury, illnes, and disease. Pursuant to this goal, she decided to become a respiratory therapist. The fast pace of that field made Jolyn realize it was time for a change, and so after 15 years, she resolved to become a massage therapist.

 

Jolyn graduated from Irene's Myomassology Institute located in Southfield, Michigan in 2012. Since then, Jolyn has continued to learn several additional massage techniques and became licensed and Board Certified.

 

Jolyn's specialties include:

  • Deep relaxation
  • Lymphatic Drainage
  • Foot massage and Reflexology
  • Shoulder/rotator-cuff discomfort
  • Neck tension
  • Sciatic pain

Amber Wilson, NCTMB, LMT

BCTMB Pending

 

Amber Wilson was the first massage therapist to work with Grace at Body Conscious. She and Grace shared a single room in Kerrytown. Together, they outgrew the space they shared within a single year! Amber's ability to combine knowledge and technique with genuine care and superb customer service makes her a special sort of massage therapist.

 

Amber is a native Ann Arborite, but she also lived in Asheville, North Carolina for 12 years. Shortly after she returned to her hometown she decided to pursue a career in massage therapy. She graduated from the Ann Arbor Institute of Massage Therapy in 2010 and has been helping her loyal clients ever since. She became nationally certified in 2012.

 

Many clients who need help with specific and chronic pain find relief through Amber's massage. Aside from the more specific work, she also provides a really excellent relaxation massage.

 

Amber's specialties include:

  • Low back and hip pain
  • Neck and shoulder pain
  • Passive/active stretching
  • Full Body Relaxation

 

Grace Adams, BCTMB, LMT

 

Grace Adams, the owner of Body Conscious, graduated from the Ann Arbor Institute of Massage Therapy in 2008. She worked as a massage therapist at several clinics in Ann Arbor before deciding to start her own. She became nationally certified (now called Board Certified) in 2012, and has taken courses taught by some of the best healers in the area to expand her craft. Her commitment to excellence is what caused her to start Body Conscious Massage Therapy.

 

Grace started Body Conscious in 2011 as an independent practitioner in a small room in Kerrytown. That was the beginning of her mission to create a team of healers to help the Ann Arbor community live happy and health, pain and strees-free lives.

 

Not only does Grace practice massage therapy, she also teaches medical students, physicians, other healthcare providers, and fellow massage therapists her techniques, all while continuing to grow and expand her business.

 

Grace's specialties include:

  • Tension headaches and Migraines
  • TMJ Dysfunction
  • Low back and hip pain
  • Sports Massage (pre/post event, injury, overuse dysfunction)
  • Postural distortions

 

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2201 Medford Road

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