EarthTouch’s healing philosophy centers around an east meets west, more holistic approach to wellbeing, through a fusion of advanced massage techniques from around the world.
Our massage therapists are well practiced in a number of modalities, or therapeutic massage methods. You can view a list of the modalities that we specialize in with more detailed descriptions of each.
A laid back, holistic demeanor, matched with exemplary professionalism makes the experience with EarthTouch truly amazing. The results are fantastic
Hannah Reed, the owner of EarthTouch, is certified in Therapeutic Massage graduating from the Advanced Massage Program of Bend Oregon. Specializing in neuromuscular therapy working with acute and chronic pain patterns especially involving nerve intervention. Her work is deep and focuses on complex dysfunctions of the connective tissue or deep muscle layers of our anatomy. She utilizes Thai massage, Ashiatsu Barefoot Massage, and a blend of other modalities to achieve freedom of pain and nerve impingement. Hannah has 14 years of practice and she focuses her mastered art of the trade and as a mentor for the ETM team and no longer accepts clients.
Marissa M. Bracamonte has been practicing therapeutic bodywork and massage since 2006. She has studied extensively at the University of Oregon, Breema Center, and Boulder College of Massage Therapy. Along with her massage licence she is also a Breema bodywork practitioner and an Ashtanga yoga teacher.
Marissa attended and graduated from Boulder College of Massage Therapy as a certified massage therapist in 2008. While at BCMT, her education focused on, but was not limited to, orthopedic, sports, and prenatal massage, incorporating aspects of Swedish massage, shiatsu, and neuromuscular therapies including myofascial release, trigger point therapy and soft tissue manipulation. She completed internships at the University of Colorado working with Division I athletes and an orthopedic rehabilitation center.
As a Bodyworker, her intention is to foster and facilitate the innate healing abilities in others and promote health and wellness in their lives. By integrating trigger point therapy, cupping, myofascial release, and soft tissue manipulation, she works to restore function, manage pain, and reduce stress, inflammation, and tension in the body.
Marissa adapts each session to the client’s specific needs and preferences. Offering a restorative, deeply relaxing, therapeutic massage.
LaRissa Hanson Sunriver
LaRissa specializes in focused deep tissue and total body relaxation Swedish massage. Her approach is intuitive and therapeutic.
She comes from a family of body workers and has always believed in the healing benefits of massage not only from chronic pain but for emotional mental well being. Her goal is to bring loving awareness to your body and mind through therapeutic touch.
Mercedes Taylor Sunriver
Mercedes has been practicing massage and bodywork since 2011, where she graduated from Everest Institute in Portland, Oregon. She enjoys learning new and old techniques to meet her clients diverse range of needs. She is highly experienced in deep tissue and sports therapy, helping clients to relieve injuries and chronic/acute pain. Mercedes also has advanced training in trigger point therapy, myofascial release, cupping and aromatherapy. She loves massage and utilizes her education and personal nature to promote healing and educate clients on overall health and well being. She is devoted to providing a mindful and individualized experience to each client.
Jeri Teresa BonisBend
Nurturing and therapeutic, Jeri’s sessions address the body as a whole and integrate specific deep tissue work with flowing relaxation. She has a strong grasp of anatomy and works together with her clients to get to the root of their discomfort.
Jeri found her way to bodywork after a decade of experience in the mental health field. During her time working wilderness therapy she realized the deep mind body soul connection and found herself being increasingly drawn to healing the mind and soul through the wisdom of the body. She completed a 200hr yoga teacher training, which ignited a passion for supporting people in developing a deeper connection with their bodies. Inspired to pursue further work in this calling she graduated from Sage School of Massage. She enjoys combining modalities to best meet the needs of each of her clients, whether that’s relieving pain, calming the nervous system, or promoting balance in the energetic body.
Megan Romero Bend
Megan obtained her massage license at Central Oregon’s premier massage therapy school Sage School of Massage in 2008. She carries advanced skills in Myofascial release, Aromatherapy, Ashiatsu barefoot massage, and has dedicated her practice to healing chronic and acute pain. Her work is deep, intentional, and very relaxing.
Erin Murphy-Driesen Sunriver
Erin fell in love with massage over 12 years ago while having a conversation with a friend about the importance of human touch & how it’s lacking in our society. She soon quit her corporate job & moved to Hawaii to study the art of massage therapy. It was in Hawaii that she learned the importance of creating a sacred space for clients to heal.
Erin loves to combine many of the modalities she has learned over the years to customize every massage for each individual. A few of these modalities include Swedish, Deep Tissue, Hot Stone, Aromatherapy, LomiLomi, energy work, and Ashiatsu Barefoot Massage.
Megan Brians Bend
Megan Brians is massage therapist who aims for her clients to feel more relaxed and at ease in their bodies after their sessions. Specializing in prenatal massage and energy work, Megan’s touch ranges from firm to light, depending on the needs of the client. She incorporates her extensive knowledge of anatomy, alignment and movement in her sessions. It is important to her that clients leave a session not only feeling better, but informed in how they can continue to take care of themselves.
I scheduled a Sunday morning massage, mostly for relaxation, and Natasha did a wonderful job of asking questions, focusing on areas of concern, applying the right pressure, and even finding knots I didn’t know I had.
I’ve felt sore and almost sickly after some massages I’ve had in the past, but I felt fantastic after this massage and throughout the day.
I need massages more often!
Cathy Jordan Sunriver
Cathy Jordan, L.M.T. has been practicing massage therapy for over 16 years. She has an in-depth knowledge of the human body and how chronic issues can affect our daily lives. Her primary focus is to facilitate healing for people with chronic issues including pain, stress or injury through therapeutic/medical, intuitive massage. She is dedicated to the idea of being part of your healthcare team to maintain and help you achieve pain-free, lower stress living.
She specializes in chronic pain, repetitive stress injury, neuromuscular therapy, deep tissue therapy, relaxation therapy with breathwork, seniors and children. For the last 9 years, she was the onsite Therapist at a lumber mill and has extensive experience with non-tradition massage clients. She incorporates many different techniques depending on your needs.
Best place to get a therapeutic massage. These ladies are educated in different techniques and always meet me where I’m at.
Carlee graduated from Aveda Institute in Cleveland, Ohio where she learned the art of Cosmetology and Esthetics. In 2008 she started her career working at a spa in her hometown. Upon returning to the west coast Carlee’s devotion to massage therapy led to her graduation from Sage School of Massage Therapy in Bend, Oregon. Through her love with dance she was drawn to kinesiology, anatomy, and massage therapy. Carlee’s goal is to help address chronic/acute pain with a relaxing-therapeutic approach by her expertise in anatomy and bodywork . She devotes her practice by integrating techniques derived from Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, trigger point therapy, Myofascial release and remedial massage. Her additional training includes sports massage, prenatal massage, and Barefoot Ashiatsu Massage, and hot stone massage. Carlee believes that massage therapy contributes to a person’s overall well being of the body, mind, and spirit. By adjusting each massage to the individual client, she will provide a very specific massage for your needs.
Kristen Lee Bend
Kristen has been an LMT since 2011, when she completed the Certified Massage Therapist Program at the Massage Therapy Institute of Colorado. The school had an emphasis on medical/therapeutic massage, specifically (but not limited to) Neuromuscular Therapy, Myofascial Release, Deep Tissue, and Swedish massage.
Shortly after massage school, Kristen moved to Hawaii. During her years of residing there, she learned the art of Lomilomi and also studied other various realms of healing. She has worked extensively with chronic pain management, injury rehabilitation, and athletes. Over the years she has been influenced by a variety of manual and energetic therapeutic practices. A few of her favorites to incorporate in her sessions are Swedish, Deep Tissue, Myofascial Release, Acupressure, Thai Massage, Reiki, and Lomilomi.
Kristen’s work is highly effective and she brings compassion, intuition, and presence to all of her sessions. Her intention is to provide therapeutic relief from pain and stress while facilitating self-healing and deep relaxation.
Natasha Del Fiorentino Bend
Natasha first developed a passion for massage while still in high school. She struggled through her own ailments while competing in showjumping on her high school’s equestrian team. She did not, however, start massage school immediately following high school and found her interest in it again years later following the birth of her first son. She attended Central Oregon Community College for massage training and graduated in 2013 as well as made the dean’s list in 2012. She has been working in the industry ever since and has had a variety of work environments to build skills in many areas of massage. She is adept at sports style massage, postural and overuse related injuries and dysfunctions, as well as a gentle energy for relaxation massage. She is often known for her ability to sustain deep pressure to very specific areas and applying a variety of techniques to achieve maximum results. She specializes in the treatment of neck and shoulder tension patterns and has a good understanding of lower back and hip dysfunctions as well. Natasha is an Oregon native with a love for everything natural. She enjoys a wide variety of arts and crafts. Her most prominent hobby is studying various aspects of homesteading, she has a small piece of land where she enjoys gardening, raising chickens and ducks and homeschooling her two young boys
EarthTouch was receptive to my needs, listened closely, communicated with me throughout my massage, and answered all of my questions.
The atmosphere is very pleasant, relaxing, and can be catered to anyones liking.