Susan Falyar, LMT

Susan spent 12 years as an Aerospace Medical Technician in the United Stated Air Force before  discovering a passion for massage therapy and it's healing benefits.  She attended Lotus School of Integrated Professions, graduating top of her class in May 2015 with the help of the some of the most gifted instructors in Richmond and some pretty fantastic classmates.  Susan believes fully in the body's ability to heal itself if given proper nutrition, nurturing, meditation and balance.  She is certified and licensed to practice massage therapy in both Virginia and Iowa and has multifaceted experience working with athletes of all levels and ages.  

Professional Memberships & Certifications: 

Iowa Board of Massage Therapy License #079972

Virginia Board of Nursing Certified Massage Therapist #0019013617

Bamboo-fusion Certified 2016

American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) Member

Red Cross CPR/AED First Aid Certified.

SafeSport Current

USAV Background Screening since 2011

Stacy Kurrle, LMT

Stacy has been practicing massage therapy since 2004.  She graduated from Carlson College of Massage Therapy in Anamosa, IA.  After struggling with sports injury related pain in high school, she discovered massage therapy and other alternative health modalities delivered the greatest relief.  This sparked a passion to help others the way massage therapy and bodywork had helped her.  In 2011, Stacy began focused training in Myofascial Release (MFR) with nationally recognized MFR creator and founder, John F. Barnes, PT.  Stacy has since completed over 300 hours of training and continues to refine her skills through continued MFR concentrated education and classes.  She has since evolved from therapeutic massage, much of it deep tissue, to solely utilizing the John F. Barnes MFR approach.  She has found this to be the most effective bodywork for herself and her clients.  

Professional Memberships & Certifications:

Iowa Board of Massage Therapy License #03883

American Massage Therapy (AMTA) Member

Jeff Shelledy, LMT

After he spending 15 years in sales and business management, with the support of his wife and two boys, Jeff finally took the leap to follow his dream of owning his own business.  Massage has always been in his heart.  Jeff became a true believer of massage therapy, as he watched his sons daily chronic pain from Ehlers Danlos Syndrome subside, his immune system boost and his positivity continue to sail from the benefits from receiving routine massage.  Jeff is a top graduate from the Institute of Therapeutic Massage and Wellness and offers sessions in multiple massage modalities.  He is an intuitive massage therapist, driven to provide others the benefits of relaxation, an option to decrease pain, and rejuvenate the body and soul.  Jeff has taken multiple courses in cupping including fire cupping to assure his clients get the optimal treatment to their injured muscles.  Jeff enjoys volunteering his time at sporting events by providing sport massage and stretching to assist in the prevention of youth sports injuries and recoveries.   Jeff has great ambition and thrives to bring his clients top notch treatment.

Professional Memberships & Certifications: 

Iowa Board of Massage Therapy License #089981

American Massage Therapy (AMTA) Member 

Red Cross CPR/AED First Aid Certified.

Iowa Child/Dependent Adult Abuse Certified

Kim Tarver, LMT

Kim joined the KS Massage Therapy team in February.  After being laid off from her previous job, Kim gained the courage with the support of friends to achieve her goal of becoming a License Massage Therapist.  Kim is a 2019 graduate of La James International College - Davenport.  While at La James some of her studies included Salt Glows, Swedish Massage, Therapeutic Massage, Hot Stones, Pregnancy, Deep Tissue, Focus Massage, Couple Massage and Chair Massage to name a few.  Kim is enlightened by the calm and relaxing atmosphere massage provides to herself and her clients.  Her main focus as a massage therapist is to assist individuals cope with the stressors of everyday life, by helping them to relax and release the tensions of their day.   Kim has enjoyed starting her new career and continues to broadening her knowledge of multiple massage techniques and modalities.   She plans beginning her focus with cupping and Reiki.  When not assisting her clients, you can find Kim being creative in many ways, but you will always find you with her Legos.  Kims is a huge Lego fanatic and creator!

Professional Memberships & Certifications:

Iowa Board of Massage Therapy License

Melanie Dockery, LMT

Melanie Dockery is new to our KS Massage Therapy Team!

Melanie’s passion for bodywork and healing others began in Southern Indiana where she grew up exploring the hills, forests, and the Ohio River. She loved playing volleyball during her high school years however suffered from sports injuries and developed chronic pain.

Melanie received a Masters in Fine Arts in painting and was a college art instructor for over a decade before changed practices.  Over the last 25 years Melanie has also explored meditation practices and in October 2018 she completed a 200-hour yoga teacher certificate with Pranakriya School for Yoga Healing Arts.  She currently is working towards her 300-hour certification. This reignited her passion for bodywork.   Melanie is a 2020 graduate of Carlson College of Massage Therapy in Anamosa, Iowa.  Some of her areas of studies were Swedish massage, deep tissue, reflexology, sports massage, hot stone, and craniosacral.  Her training in yoga and massage therapy has helped Melanie find relief within her own body pain and she thrives to utilize those skills to help her clients find better movement, flexibility, strength, and comfort within their bodies.

Professional Memberships & Certifications

Iowa Board of Massage Therapy License:

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