Professional and Licensed Massage Therapists at Kailua Massage Therapy:
Mary McHugh, LMT
A Windward resident since 1987, Mary has been a practicing licensed massage therapist since 2002. Her love of Hawaiian culture and aloha inspired her to pursue Hawaiian lomilomi massage training as her primary focus. The combination of deep yet gentle, soothing techniques were a perfect match for Mary. Her love of the art of massage therapy comes through in every session.
Cathilyn Kehulani Ward , LMT, HHP
Cathilyn is a graduate of The Quantum Institute for Holistic Health. She believes that the body has the ability and will to heal itself however, on occasion needs guidance. Cathilyn sees herself as a sculptor, with each stroke she intends to move the muscles and soft tissues in your body to where they belong, thus returning balance to the body, mind and soul . She has studied and practiced several healing modalities such as The Hawaiian healing art form of Lomilomi, Cranial Sacral, Deep Tissue, Geriatric massage, Hapai (pregnancy) massage, and infant massage. She is also attuned to Reiki in the 2nd degree. (MAT 15226)
Kyra Viveiros, LMT
A Windward Oahu native, Kyra has been a Licensed Massage Therapist since 2012. Her main focus is to enhance your core energy; and diminish anxiety, stress, and pain. Kyra uses invigorating yet soothing massage techniques in assisting you to fortify your mind, body, and spirit through the power of touch. Kyra offers: Swedish, deep tissue, lomilomi, prenatal, hot stone, aromatherapy, and face-lift massage.
Tamara Moan, LMT
Tamara Moan received her training on Oahu at the American Institute of Massage Therapy. She has worked as a Licensed Massage Therapist since 2001, offering a combination of Swedish massage and Lomi Lomi techniques. Her aim is to provide relaxing therapeutic sessions that leave her clients refreshed and renewed.
Cristin Ertel, LMT
Cristin has been practicing massage in Hawaii since 2010. She is passionate about the benefits of regular bodywork to increase your body awareness and well-being. Cristin holds a degree in Dance from Point Park University in Pittsburgh, PA and a lifetime of studying the kinetics and typical holding patterns in the body. Her technique has been described as deep, yet gentle with a relaxing, graceful flow. Cristin customizes each session to reach your goals and incorporates techniques such as: Swedish, Deep Tissue, Neuromuscular Therapy, pre- and post-natal and Hawaiian Lomi Lomi. Cristin is now an American Specialty Health Provider. (MAT #12053)
Elizabeth Hernandez, LMT
Liz “Dancing Butterfly” Liz has been blessed to call Hawaii her home and has been learning about Hawaiian culture and spiritual protocol. Her heart and soul fell in love with learning and practicing the healing art of lomilomi . What Liz offers is far beyond just a “Massage”. It is a profound balancing the body, mind, spirit, and healing on all levels. Her skills include: Hawaiian lomilomi massage, Lomi Hapai (prenatal), crystal healing, energy work. Upon request: 90 minute Native American Healing session. Includes massage with crystal, stones, rattle, and drumming.
Trina Oshiro, LMT, HHP
Trina attended and graduated from Quantum School of Holistic Health. She is also trained and specializes in Medical Massage Therapy. Her focus is on restoring health and balance to soft tissue. Damage may be caused by muscle overuse or injury which can create dysfunction and chronic pain. She incorporates various modalities, such as, lomilomi, Swedish Massage, and Deep Tissue to provide optimal health and relaxation to each person she treats.
Sara Basso, LMT
Born and raised on the Windward side of Oahu, Sara is a 2014 graduate of Hawaii Healing Arts College in Kailua. Her previous work in a physical therapy office has really broadened her abilities in resolution therapy for a wide range of injuries, including acute and chronic injuries. Sara specializes in deep tissue, sports, Swedish and prenatal massage. Additionally, Sara has been trained and can incorporate cupping (a form of myofascial release, $10 extra) into your session. She believes each body is unique and special and puts thought into the person's individual needs.
Mara Franzmeier, LMT
Mara graduated from Hawaii Healing Arts College (HHAC) in 2003. Her continuing education coursework includes Clinical Massage Therapy as well as Hawaiian Lomilomi Massage. She combines Lomilomi and Swedish Relaxation Massage with light to medium therapeutic pressure, Myofascial Release, and for those with specific areas of pain they’d like addressed, Mara can include trigger point therapy. Creating a relaxing experience, Mara enjoys working with her clients to help relieve their stress and muscle tension. (MAT #7803)