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Welcome to Thrive Massage & Bodywork of Ann Arbor

Dedicated to providing expert care for your body and mind

Thrive Massage & Bodywork is dedicated to providing the highest quality of care.  With over 20 years of hands on massage & bodywork experience, we remain  dedicated students of our craft, continuously learning new ways to more effectively reduce pain and support physical and mental health. We have offered healing attention to hundreds of clients in the Ann Arbor area and have helped them tune in and feel what their bodies are communicating.

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OUR TEAM

Wherever you are in your life, we listen to your needs and want you to love your massage!

 

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Heidi Johnson, LMT

Heidi Johnson, LMT

Owner & Massage Therapist

For over 20 years Heidi Johnson has provided clients with outstanding massage therapy services. Whether you are seeking the restorative pleasure of relaxation, soothing prenatal massage, a comprehensive sports massage, relief from a chronic backache, and/or trying to manage your stress, I adjust my style and technique to fit your needs.

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Julie Sanders, LMT

Julie Sanders, LMT

Massage Therapist

Julie Sanders, LMT, is a graduate of Irene’s Myomassology Institute in Southfield, Michigan and also holds a Bachelors of Arts degree from Wayne State. During Julie’s massage training she fulfilled 700 hours of study as well as 66 student clinic hours and 9 clinical event hours. During her 160 elective training hours she focused on: sports massage, myofascial release, reflexology, chair massage and body foam rolling.

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Leah Shindelar, LMT

Leah Shindelar, LMT

Massage Therapist

Leah practices neuromuscular therapy (NMT), Swedish relaxation, myofascial release and also prenatal massage. She attended the Ann Arbor Institute of Massage Therapy and graduated in 2013.  Leah has a special interest in clients dealing with TMJ dysfunction including those that suffer from jaw clenching or bruxism.

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Jenna Castor, LMT

Jenna Castor, LMT

Massage Therapist

Jenna Castor, LMT, is a graduate of the Orion Institute in Perrysburg, Ohio.  Jenna recently relocated to Ann Arbor and is excited to be part of the Thrive Massage community. She practices deep tissue, Swedish relaxation, and sports massage, along with certifications in Myofascial Release and Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (facilitated stretching).

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OUR TEAM

Wherever you are in your life, we listen to your needs and want you to love your massage!

logo American Massage Therapy Association
Read my Reviews
Heidi Johnson, LMT

Heidi Johnson, LMT

Owner & Massage Therapist

For over 20 years Heidi Johnson has provided clients with outstanding massage therapy services. Whether you are seeking the restorative pleasure of relaxation, soothing prenatal massage, a comprehensive sports massage, relief from a chronic backache, and/or trying to manage your stress, I adjust my style and technique to fit your needs.

LEARN MORE

Leah Shindelar, LMT

Leah Shindelar, LMT

Massage Therapist

Leah practices neuromuscular therapy (NMT), Swedish relaxation, myofascial release and also prenatal massage. She attended the Ann Arbor Institute of Massage Therapy and graduated in 2013.  Leah has a special interest in clients dealing with TMJ dysfunction including those that suffer from jaw clenching or bruxism.

LEARN MORE

Julie Sanders, LMT

Julie Sanders, LMT

Massage Therapist

Julie Sanders, LMT, is a graduate of Irene’s Myomassology Institute in Southfield, Michigan and also holds a Bachelors of Arts degree from Wayne State. During Julie’s massage training she fulfilled 700 hours of study as well as 66 student clinic hours and 9 clinical event hours. During her 160 elective training hours she focused on: sports massage, myofascial release, reflexology, chair massage and body foam rolling.

LEARN MORE

Jenna Castor, LMT

Jenna Castor, LMT

Massage Therapist

Jenna Castor, LMT, is a graduate of the Orion Institute in Perrysburg, Ohio.  Jenna recently relocated to Ann Arbor and is excited to be part of the Thrive Massage community. She practices deep tissue, Swedish relaxation, and sports massage, along with certifications in Myofascial Release and Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (facilitated stretching).

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OUR BODIES NEED EXPERIENCED
AND KNOWLEDGEABLE CARE.

Whether you are an athlete in training or rehabbing from an injury or medical procedure, massage has proven effective in speeding up recovery times. Studies have shown that massage also helps relieve symptoms of stress,  anxiety, and depression. If you happen to be pregnant and wonder if massage is safe for you, please read more about the positive impact of pre-natal massage. Wherever you are in your life, we listen to your needs and want you to love your massage!

OUR BODIES NEED EXPERIENCED
AND KNOWLEDGEABLE CARE.

Whether you are an athlete in training or rehabbing from an injury or medical procedure, massage has proven effective in speeding up recovery times. Studies have shown that massage also helps relieve symptoms of stress,  anxiety, and depression. If you happen to be pregnant and wonder if massage is safe for you, please read more about the positive impact of pre-natal massage. Wherever you are in your life, we listen to your needs and want you to love your massage!

Testimonials

“I have been a massage client of Heidi Johnson since 2001, and have been completely thrilled with her work. I really appreciate Heidi’s training and skills as a bodyworker, as well as her reliability, professionalism, and her genuine warmth and care. Whether you are seeing Heidi for relief from pain, as a remedy for an injury, to improve your health, or enjoy some relaxation and rejuvenation, Heidi will take excellent care of you.”

Give the gift of massage

We are happy to offer gift certificates and make it easy for you to share the benefits of massage therapy.

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Thrive is here to support your health and well-being so we make it easy for you with:

New Client Discounts

Easy Online Scheduling

Centrally located on Packard St. in Ann Arbor with free and ample parking

Contact Thrive Massage & Bodywork today to inquire about what Ann Arbor’s best massage practice can do for you, your friends and your loved ones.

 

feel good. live well. thrive.

Testimonials

“I have been a massage client of Heidi Johnson since 2001, and have been completely thrilled with her work. I really appreciate Heidi’s training and skills as a bodyworker, as well as her reliability, professionalism, and her genuine warmth and care. Whether you are seeing Heidi for relief from pain, as a remedy for an injury, to improve your health, or enjoy some relaxation and rejuvenation, Heidi will take excellent care of you.”

Give the gift of massage

We are happy to offer gift certificates and make it easy for you to share the benefits of massage therapy.

Purchase Gift Certificates

feel good. live well. thrive.