Please use the scheduler below to easily schedule massage appointments.  

You may also call 407.777.3886 or email massage@eycyoga.com.  Thank you for choosing EYC for your massage therapy needs!

Onsite Massage Therapists

Dede Ramos

Dede is a Florida Licensed Massage Therapist & Certified Pilates Instructor.  Her massage and pilates training began over 15 years ago and has guided her to practice in a variety of clinical and private settings. She is a graduate of advanced studies at the Florida College of Natural Health, specializing in Deep Tissue, Neuromuscular Therapy, Soft Tissue Manipulation, Postural Integration, and Sports Massage.  

Dede incorporates Therapeutic Bodywork with advanced massage modalities to target specific medical conditions and to assist with pain management and relieve stress and tension. She believes in addressing and respecting the body as a whole entity while continuing to treat the areas of chronic pain.

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Her path to the healing arts began while training for a degree in Dance at the University of South Florida. It’s through her career as a professional dancer that she became passionate about Massage Therapy and Pilates. Dede brings all of her knowledge and experience in movement, kinesiology, therapy and fitness together to create a unique, productive, and effective bodywork session.

LMT License #MA82743 | Establishment License #MM34709

 

 

Amy Pelletier

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Amy was born and raised in Southern California and received her initial massage training at South Bay Massage School in Manhattan Beach, California. Upon completion, she was awarded Certification in Massage Therapy in the State of California. In 2005, Amy moved from Long Beach, California to Orlando, Florida and in 2008 received her Massage Therapy license in the State of Florida. Amy uses several modalities: reflexology, Swedish/relaxation, deep tissue, neuromuscular treatment, massage cupping, Graston® technique, Kenisio Taping Method, Whole Body View®, assisted isolated stretching, and Assisted Release Technique.  Amy tailors each session to the specific needs of each client. 

Since beginning in the field of massage therapy, Amy has worked in a variety of settings; spas, hotels, corporate offices, client homes, and chiropractic offices.  Regardless of where she working, she is passionate about what she does. Whether Amy is providing a relaxation massage or doing Graston® Technique on a professional athlete, she is happy knowing she is contributing to the health and wellness of each person she touches.  Amy uses her knowledge, along with her intuitive touch, to assist clients in feeling an overall sense of well being in their day-to-day lives.  

When Amy is not working you can find her spending time in her backyard, either working in the garden or swimming in the pool, on the lake paddle boarding or at the beach with her family.

LMT License #MA54275| Establishment License #MM34709

Tracy Hickson-Ellis

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Tracy Hickson-Ellis has been a Licensed Massage Therapist in Central Florida since 2003. She graduated from the Florida College of Natural Health and has worked in a number of settings such as resort spas, acupuncture offices, medical spas, on site corporate events, and private, in-home, massage. She returned to school in 2011 and received a license in skin care as well.  With a passion for healing, she enjoys combining her experience and knowledge to customize her treatments to fit a client's specific need.  Her modalities include: relaxation, deep tissue, prenatal, bamboo, hot stone, aromatherapy, sports and shiatsu massage. She has also been certified in Chakra Balancing Therapy and is Reiki I and II attuned. 

LMT License MA # 37620 | Establishment License #MM34709

 

Lisa Marie Llinas

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Lisa Marie graduated from Keiser University in Port Saint Lucie, Florida. Her unique style integrates training in several Western and Eastern modalities including Swedish, Deep Tissue, Prenatal, Hot Stone, Cupping, and Trigger Point style massage. She believes we all contain the innate capability to heal and uses an intuitive approach to create the ideal environment for your body to unwind. Through compassionate and careful listening she addresses physical and energetic issues, gently ushering your body toward its own natural healing abilities and opening up the potential for deep releasing of all kinds. She strives to make each session on her table meaningful for your life that day, guiding your body toward peace, balance and relaxation.

LMT License MA #81733 | Establishment License #MM34709

Massage Pricing:  

30 min Aroma Therapy - $35
Aromatherapy massage gives you best of both worlds – massage and essential oils. These therapeutic or relaxing massages bring new life to your body

30 min Deep Tissue - $35
Deep tissue massage therapy is similar to Swedish massage, but the deeper pressure is beneficial in releasing chronic muscle tension. The focus is on the deepest layers of muscle tissue, tendons and fascia (the protective layer surrounding muscles, bones and joints). 

30 min Swedish - $30
Involves the use of hands, forearms or elbows to manipulate the superficial layers of the muscles to improve mental and physical health. Active or passive movement of the joints may also be part of the massage.  As the best-known type of bodywork performed today, one of the primary goals of the Swedish massage technique is to relax the entire body and beyond. This is accomplished by rubbing the muscles with long gliding strokes in the direction of blood returning to the heart. 

50 min Aroma Therapy - $55
Aromatherapy massage gives you best of both worlds – massage and essential oils. These therapeutic or relaxing massages bring new life to your body

50 min Deep Tissue - $60
Deep tissue massage therapy is similar to Swedish massage, but the deeper pressure is beneficial in releasing chronic muscle tension. The focus is on the deepest layers of muscle tissue, tendons and fascia (the protective layer surrounding muscles, bones and joints)

50 min Prenatal Massage - $60
Massage therapy during pregnancy is a wonderful complementary choice for prenatal care. It is a healthy way to reduce stress and promote overall wellness. Massage relieves many of the normal discomforts experienced during pregnancy, such as backaches, stiff neck, leg cramps, headaches and edema (or swelling).

50 min Sports Massage - $60
Sports massage is a form of bodywork geared toward participants in athletics. It is used to help prevent injuries, to prepare the body for athletic activity and maintain it in optimal condition, and to help athletes recover from workouts and injuries.

50 min Swedish - $50
Involves the use of hands, forearms or elbows to manipulate the superficial layers of the muscles to improve mental and physical health. Active or passive movement of the joints may also be part of the massage. As the best-known type of bodywork performed today, one of the primary goals of the Swedish massage technique is to relax the entire body and beyond. This is accomplished by rubbing the muscles with long gliding strokes in the direction of blood returning to the heart. 

50 min Teen Sports Massage - $40
Sports massage is a form of bodywork geared toward participants in athletics. It is used to help prevent injuries, to prepare the body for athletic activity and maintain it in optimal condition, and to help athletes recover from workouts and injuries.

80 min Aroma Therapy - $80
Aromatherapy massage gives you best of both worlds – massage and essential oils. These therapeutic or relaxing massages bring new life to your body

80 min Deep Tissue - $85
Deep tissue massage therapy is similar to Swedish massage, but the deeper pressure is beneficial in releasing chronic muscle tension. The focus is on the deepest layers of muscle tissue, tendons and fascia (the protective layer surrounding muscles, bones and joints)

80 min Prenatal Massage - $85
Massage therapy during pregnancy is a wonderful complementary choice for prenatal care. It is a healthy way to reduce stress and promote overall wellness. Massage relieves many of the normal discomforts experienced during pregnancy, such as backaches, stiff neck, leg cramps, headaches and edema (or swelling).

80 min Sports Massage - $85
Sports massage is a form of bodywork geared toward participants in athletics. It is used to help prevent injuries, to prepare the body for athletic activity and maintain it in optimal condition, and to help athletes recover from workouts and injuries.

80 min Swedish - $75
Involves the use of hands, forearms or elbows to manipulate the superficial layers of the muscles to improve mental and physical health. Active or passive movement of the joints may also be part of the massage. As the best-known type of bodywork performed today, one of the primary goals of the Swedish massage technique is to relax the entire body and beyond. This is accomplished by rubbing the muscles with long gliding strokes in the direction of blood returning to the heart. 

Additional Modalities

Graston Technique® is an innovative, evidence-based form of instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization that enables clinicians to detect and effectively break down scar tissue and fascial restrictions, as well as maintain optimal range of motion.

Neuromuscular therapy (NMT) is a precise, thorough examination and treatment of the body’s soft tissues using regionally oriented protocols that are taught in a step-by-step process. These time-tested, hands-on techniques are built upon a science-based foundation and guided by clinical evidence. NMT can integrate well into any practice setting and is frequently included in mainstream medicine, integrative medicine, chiropractic care, and multidisciplinary clinics worldwide.

Reflexology is a focussed pressure technique, usually directed at the feet or hands. It is based on the premise that there are zones and reflexes on different parts of the body which correspond to and are relative to all parts, glands and organs.

Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a therapist puts special cups on your skin for a few minutes to create suction. People get it for many purposes, including to help with pain, inflammation, blood flow, relaxation and well-being, and as a type of deep-tissue massage.

Trigger point therapy is a bodywork technique that involves the application of pressure to tender muscle tissue in order to relieve pain and dysfunction in other parts of the body. It may also be called myofascial (myo meaning muscle, fascial meaning connective tissue) trigger point therapy.

 Postural analysis and post pregnancy massage also available.

Massage Therapy and Benefits

Massage therapy uses the art of touch to promote healing in the body through lengthening and stretching soft tissue and inducing relaxation in the body. It a common component of rehabilitation, stress management, and general physical upkeep of the body. It has shown positive changes in sufferers of arthritis, bursitis, diabetes, depression, fibromyalgia, immune suppression, and countless other illnesses. Some of the physical and mental benefits of massage:

  • stress reduction
  • decreased blood pressure
  • decreased pain from postural issues
  • decreased tension headaches
  • increased red and white blood cell count
  • increased circulation
  • increased metabolic waste removal
  • assist in lymphatic drainage
  • promote immune system health
  • decrease muscular tension
  • increase range of motion in joints
  • decrease muscle soreness
  • decrease pain
  • help to activate the parasympathetic nervous system
  • improve scar tissue formation
  • assist in the treatment of tendonitis
  • increase serotonin and dopamine levels
  • improve sleep
  • may reduce cortisol levels

FAQs
Please contact 407-777-3886 or massage@eycyoga.com with additional inquiries.

1. What happens during a massage therapy treatment?
During a massage, you will lie on a large, comfortable, padded massage table. You will be undressed to the level of your comfort and  be covered by a sheet. Your massage therapist will perform different massage strokes and modalities on the parts of your body that you want worked on. You will lay on your front, back and/or side based on your individual needs for the treatment session.

2. How long is a massage therapy treatment?
When you make your appointment, you will choose how long your session will be. You have the option of 30 minutes, 50 minutes or 80 minutes.

3. How much does it cost?
There are standard amounts for each type and length of session. Please look above for specific prices. Be sure to check out our monthly newsletter for current specials at EYC.

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4. Do I have to get undressed?
You only have to undress to the level of your comfort. That means that if you would prefer to remain fully clothed, it is completely up to you. However, certain treatments require the massage therapist to work directly on top of the skin. If you choose to remain dressed, you will be limited to treatments that are able to be performed on top of clothing.

5. Will I be covered during the treatment?
You will be fully draped at all times except for the part of your body that the massage therapist is working on. Draping the client’s body during a massage is required by Florida Law. Extra sheets, blankets and more modest draping procedures are available if you are uncomfortable at any time.

6. Will I be sore after a massage?
You may experience some tenderness if your treatment requires the therapist to work deep into the muscle tissue or with greater pressure. It is imperative that you let your massage therapist know IMMEDIATELY DURING your treatment if pressure becomes uncomfortable as to prevent any discomfort in the body after your treatment that could come from too much force being exerted on your body.
 

 

7. Does the massage therapist have to use oil? 
You will have different lubricants to choose from. If you are unsure which one is best for you, just ask your therapist for suggestions.

8. I am allergic to aloe, fragrances, etc. Can I still get a massage?
If you are allergic to anything is topically applied to the skin, please make a note of that when making your appointment so that your massage therapist will have a hypoallergenic lotion available for you. Please remind your massage therapist at the time of your appointment as well. All sheets, towels and blankets are washed in dye and fragrance free detergent with chlorine free bleach.

9. Am I allowed to ask questions my therapist for health advice?
Licensed Massage Therapists in the state of Florida are not allowed to diagnose or prescribe conditions, ailments, illnesses or injury. However, your therapist can suggest other health care practitioners that are capable of meeting those needs.

10. Can I get a massage while I am injured?
If you have an injury, you will be asked to bring a note from doctor clearing you for massage therapy to ensure that the therapist does not perform any techniques that could exacerbate your injury.

11. I got into a motor vehicle accident recently and heard massage was great for neck pain. Is this true? 
If you have recently been in a motor vehicle accident and you are experiencing any kind of discomfort, it is IMPORTANT that you see a physician as soon as possible to assess for injury or internal complications. The massage therapist at EYC will under no circumstances treat you for discomfort arising from a motor vehicle accident unless you have a note from your doctor clearing you for treatment.

12. I heard massage will make my headaches go away. Is this true?
Headaches are a common reason that cause people to seek out massage therapy. While there are many different types of headaches, those arising from hypertonic muscles can be reduced by massage therapy, how well the treatment works for you will depend on the cause of your headaches.

13. What is swedish massage?
Swedish massage is the modality that most frequently comes to mind when you hear the word “massage.”  It is a series of gliding, kneading, and compressing strokes designed to elongate the muscles while promoting relaxation through the entire body.

14. What is deep tissue massage?
Deep Tissue is a specific form of massage therapy designed to lengthen deeper muscle tissue in the body, break up adhesion's (places where muscle fibers and fascia have become stuck or adhered together, preventing full range of movement) and locate trigger points (tight bands of muscle tissue that cause pain to radiate to other parts of the body) in an effort to relax them. Deep Tissue is NOT a Swedish massage with increased pressure. It is performed in an effort to aid and relieve specific discomfort in the body.

15. My body is just sore. Is deep tissue better for me than swedish massage?
If you experiencing general all over soreness from intense exercise or from long hours in the car or office, a deep tissue massage may not be necessary to achieve the comfort you are looking for. However, if you are experiencing longterm discomfort in a specific area of the body to which swedish massage has not helped, deep tissue may be right for you.

16. What is sports massage?
Sports massage is a more vigorous form of massage therapy designed to increase flexibility, lengthen the muscles and decrease rigidity in the body using a series of different massage strokes and manual stretching of the limbs, neck and torso.

17. What if I do not play a sport? Is this massage still beneficial for me?
You do not need to play a sport for Sports massage to be beneficial for you. If you have general soreness from muscle stiffness that is decreasing your range of motion, Sports massage may have a more tactical approach to lessening your discomfort.

18. Is there any else I should know before I come in for my massage?
Please, arrive at EYC 15 minutes prior to your appointment to fill out any necessary paper work. Make sure that before you have entered the treatment room, you silence your cellphone and use the restroom. The most important aspect of a massage therapy session is that you come ready to relax and unwind. For this to happen, it is best that you create some time in your schedule for after your massage to enjoy its relaxing effects. If you have any other specific questions for the massage therapist, feel free to contact  EYC and request that your massage therapist contact you.