Ashley has been practicing massage since 2013, and is enthusiastic about helping people feel their best. She's particularly drawn to deep tissue and treatment work, but utilizes a holistic approach to maximize positive results. She practices reflexology, trigger point therapy, acupressure, stretching and myofascial techniques as well as aromatherapy! She also practices cupping therapy and loves to use it in a variety of ways on everyone, because she believes it's an amazing tool.
Because of her active lifestyle that she began at a young age, Ashley understands the aches and pains that come with a variety of indoor and outdoor activities, as she is an avid mountain biker, skier and general outdoors enthusiast. She thoroughly enjoys helping people find relief from chronic issues, neck and low back pain are two of her specialties, and she particularly enjoys working with athletes, keeping them in fighting shape! She regularly recommends self-care homework, for people who wish to take their healing to another level! Ashley is extremely personable and enjoys working with people, not just their bodies.
Ashley studied Tourism and Outdoor leadership before becoming a massage therapist, and held many outdoor industry jobs... guiding rafts and rock climbing, teaching kayaking and working in ski resorts. Through numerous injuries and lots of knee pain, she found massage therapy to be her calling and completed her massage training at Whatcom Community College. She spent several years working at an athletic club in Bend, Oregon, as well as several spas, which gives her a great variety of knowledge on the body!