About Hideaway Massage

Certified Massage Therapists at Hideaway Massage in Leesburg, VA

Melinda Woodard, CMT  Melinda Woodard CMT

Melinda’s lifelong desire to help people was finally realized when she became a Massage Therapist in 2011.

“I take great pride in providing the best possible massage therapy experience to each and every client, finding out as much as possible about your specific needs, then focusing on the areas where it is needed most and providing relief from nagging pains and injuries. Nothing is more fulfilling to me than to ease both body and mind through the healing power of touch, leaving each and every client feeling relieved, relaxed, and revived.”

Melinda’s broad knowledge of Massage includes training and certifications in Prenatal ,Deep Tissue, Hot Stone, Lymphatic Drainage, Neuromuscular, Myofascial & Cranio-sacral Massage, PTSD, Reflexology Healing Energy and Touch,  Aromatherapy and CPR/First Aid.

Melinda is licensed by the VA Board of Nursing.

 

Heather Athey, CMT

Heather holds her VA and MD Board of Nursing licenses in Massage

and has been specializing in Deep Tissue, Myofascial,   Swedish, Geriatric and Hot Stone Massage for years. She also shares her extensive experience in Reiki and  other forms of energy work when requested.

 

 

Abbey McDaniel, CMT

Abbey McDaniel CMTPlease note! Abbey is scheduled Wed evenings & Saturdays, and by request other weekdays. Please call 703-777-7373 to schedule with her if you don’t see her on the online calendar!

Abbey McDaniel has been a massage therapist for 5 years. After graduating from the National Massage Therapy Institute, she continued working in the medical field volunteering for Life with Cancer and working alongside physical therapy for rehabilitation for trauma victims. She went on to start a freelance business that incorporated massage into therapy for grieving parents that she connected with through her work with the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. A couple of years after getting her license, she returned to her school to teach bodywork and anatomy and physiology to aspiring massage therapy students. She’s experienced in Deep Tissue, Sports, and Prenatal massage, and volunteers her skills wherever possible for athletes, wounded warriors, or anyone in need of a healing touch.

 

Wendy Simms, CMTwendysimmscmt.

With nearly 10 years of experience specializing in Deep Tissue, Swedish, Prenatal and Sports massage as well as Reiki, Wendy’s soothing and effective techniques will turn your discomfort into relief and relaxation. Wendy delivers every massage with care for your peace of mind and attention to your individual needs.

Rob Rider, CMT

Hideaway Massage StaffAs a therapist, Rob believes in nurturing the mind, body, and spirit through massage to create balance and stability. Rob specializes in Fascial Stretch Therapy (TM) Swedish, Sports, Deep Tissue and Trigger Point massage. He is also certified in a specialty treatment focusing on neck, shoulder, head and face massage. This protocol relieves pain, tension, stress and muscle spasms in the neck and shoulder area, provides headache and migraine relief and aids in decongestion. Rob is Licensed by the Va Board of Nursing.

Audra Brown, CMT

April Ventura, CMT

As a massage therapist, my goal is to heal both the mind and body by customizing your massage to reduce your stress and pain.  I am able to de-stress the mind with a Swedish massage while reducing strain and stress on the muscles caused by auto accidents, exercise and conditions such as thoracic outlet syndrome, sciatic and neck pain with a deep tissue therapeutic massage. I also offer a unique and specialized treatment to reduce fascial restrictions and reduce cellulite.. I am a graduate of Northern Virginia School of Therapeutic Massage, a Board Certified Massage Therapist and licensed by the VA Board of Nursing.

Jill Handford, CMT

Hideaway Massage StaffHaving practiced massage for over 12 years, Jill’s extensive experience gives her the ability to provide pain relief caused by conditions such as fibromyalgia, arthritis, cancer, bone disease and thoracic outlet syndrome. Jill’s wide range of specialties also include Hot Stone, Infant massage, Prenatal, Reflexology, and Swedish Massage.  Jill is also a licensed Esthetician and offers skin care services at Hideaway!

 

Sharon Nalls, CMT

Sharon’s focus is to bring a client improved health and relaxation through therapSharon Nalls CMTuetic touch. Remaining centered and mindful as she works, Sharon’s greatest reward is the appreciation and happiness her clients express after a massage. Outside of work, Sharon offers her skills and care through volunteer Hospice Massage.

Sharon specializes in blending therapeutic massage with relaxation techniques to address stress and pain relief in a single a customized session.

 

Abby Wahla, CMT

Please note: Abby only accepts female clients and works Sundays only.

Hideaway Massage StaffMy passion for health, wellness, and a firm belief in alternative therapies lead me to massage therapy over 20 years ago, originally graduating in Scotland from a two year program in 1991, and more recently I received my certification in Massage Therapy from the Northern Virginia School of Therapeutic Massage in 2009. I am a Certified Massage Therapist and licensed by the VA Board of Nursing.
As a Massage therapist, my goal is to create a comfortable healing environment by listening and tailoring each massage session to meet your specific needs, addressing troubled areas, whether they are a result of stress, chronic pain due to injury, muscle strain and tension or occupational stress. My therapeutic style incorporates techniques from modalities such as: myofascial release (connective tissue work), trigger point therapy, MET’s and deep tissue. My specializations include Deep Tissue, Swedish, Hot Stones, Prenatal Massage and Aromatherapy.

 

Allison T. Shorb, CMT

I opened Hideaway Massage in Leesburg, VA to fulfill my vision of a personal, professional and affordable place where you can slip away from the stress, noise and demands of everyday life…even for a short while. I envision Hideaway Massage to be a destination for stress and pain relief that tailors each treatment to the individual and their situation.

As different as we all are, everyone needs some time just for themselves. Each client I work with has a unique story to tell and vibrant energy to exchange. I love what I do and welcome the opportunity to help you find your harmonious balance at Hideaway.  I am a Board Certified Massage Therapist and licensed by the Board of Nursing.

Enjoy.

Allison T. Shorb, CMT