Our Therapists

Therapy You Can Count On!

Each one of our therapists is highly trained.  This is the difference at New Life Massage.  You will feel better and benefit from each and every session you have with us.

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Marie Pietras, LMT

Licensed Massage Therapist

Marie has been a  Massage Therapist for over 30 years.   Since graduating from Ohio College of Massotherapy in 1984,  she has worked with many body types, tissues, and conditions from severe anxiety to sports injuries to cancer-related discomforts.  She is trained in Myofascial Release and Neuromuscular techniques.  Marie specializes in therapeutic and deep tissues massage.  Marie has always had a passion for working with people and continues that tradition here at New Life.

Beyond massage therapy,  her work experience includes  10 years as a medical secretary at Blue Cross/Blue Shield HMO and 13 years as a medical secretary/patient coordinator at Preventive Medicine Group.  Under the direction of Dr. James Frackelton,  Marie learned a lot about alternative medicine and advised patients on diet, nutrition and, nutritional supplements.  This experience led her to become certified as a Holistic Health Advisor and Corporate Wellness Coach.

Certified in: Swedish Massage Techniques, Holistic Health Advisor, and Corporate Wellness Coach.

Trained in: Myofascial Release & Neuromuscular Therapy
Specializes in:  Therapeutic and Deep Tissue Massage.

My motto for the type of massage I give is …Massage Therapy that WORKS!  ~Marie

Melissa Jarufe, LMT

Licensed Massage Therapist

Melissa earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Southern Mississippi in the field of chemistry in 1986. She worked over 20 years in her chosen field as an analytical and paint formulation chemist before turning her troubleshooting talents to the field of massage therapy.

In 2007, Melissa graduated from Harmony Path School of Massage Therapy where she was trained in the traditional Swedish massage techniques. She is trained in Prenatal, Bamboo Fusion, and Oncology massage Techniques.

Certified in Swedish and Orthopedic Massage Techniques.
Trained in: Prenatal Massage, Bamboo Fusion Massage, and Oncology Massage.

A wise man once said, ” You will spend time money and energy to be sick or time money and energy to be well. Which do you choose?”
~ Melissa

Stacy Young, LMT

Licensed Massage Therapist

Stacy is a results-oriented, therapeutic massage therapist that believes massage is a fusion of techniques, knowledge of the human body, and genuine care that creates change. She incorporates clinical methodology with an emphasis on comfort-driven hospitality for a soothing and effective massage experience. She will work with you to meet your goals and expectations whether that includes a reduction in muscle tension, alleviation of stress, or an improvement in general wellness.

Certified in: Swedish Massage,  Prenatal, and postnatal massage therapy
Proficient in:  Trigger point therapy, Myofascial Release, Deep tissue, Swedish relaxation
Certified Member of Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals(ABMP)

I promise to give each client focused, individualized attention and endeavor to be mindful and present during every massage session.
~ Stacy Young, LMT


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