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.

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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
Camille H.,
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Our Team

Hannah Reed
Hannah ReedOwner
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 Bauer
Marissa BauerBend
Marissa M. Bauer 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
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
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.

Megan Romero
Megan Romero Bend & Sunriver
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
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.

Vanessa Steele
Vanessa SteeleBend & Sunriver
Vanessa earned her massage diploma at the Costa Rica School of Massage Therapy. After many years dedicated to Oregon’s parks and outdoor education, she’s followed her other passion of helping people through massage therapy. After receiving a diverse and intense training in paradise, she has returned home to paradise in Oregon, to help in her community.Vanessa approaches each session with individualized intention, genuine care and positive energy, providing the time you need to relax, restore and revitalize.

Vanessa believes therapeutic touch is essential for wellness, healing and growth. She provides full body relaxation Swedish massage, myofascial release, trigger point therapy, craniosacral and bodywork for PTSD. Vanessa is also certified in Thai and Shiatsu and integrates these modalities into table massage treatments.

Best place to get a therapeutic massage. These ladies are educated in different techniques and always meet me where I’m at.

Lindsay,
Desi Clark
Desi Clark Bend
As a graduate of Sage Massage Therapy School in Bend and 200hr Yoga Teacher training, Desi brings a deep therapeutic approach to massage. With a background in Back-country canoe guiding and professional sports, Desi knows the stress, strains and injuries that come with doing the things we love. This is what originally inspired Desi to advance her education in different modalities of healing the body.

Desi is also very passionate about incorporating all aspects of the body, mind, and spirit which leads her into continuing her education in holistic nutrition, energy therapies, and eastern approaches to bodywork. When booking a session with Desi you can expect a relaxing approach to deep tissue, attentive and intuitive care.

Katrina Marshall
Katrina Marshall Bend
Katrina specializes in addressing each clients needs individually. She utilizes a variety of techniques to affect the body including Ashiatsu, Deep Tissue, Cupping, Trigger Point and Myofascial Release. Whether your goal is injury treatment, deep relaxation or just recovering from a solid weekend of playing in Bend, Katrina can accommodate with a deeply effective massage.

Katrina completed her massage education at COCC within their dedicated massage program. After she became licensed she immediately began to continue her education and refine her style and approach to bodywork. She trained Chinese Fire Cupping with Cupping Dynamix, Neuromuscular Deep Tissue with renowned Bill Musser, and learned the art of Ashiatsu from Mudra Massage in Portland, Oregon. The combination of these techniques has allowed her effectively treat injuries or promote deep relaxation. Katrina is also an avid mountain biker and dabbles in climbing, backpacking, snowboarding and skate skiing.

Lucca Brown
Lucca Brown Bend & Sunriver
Lucca was born and raised in Maui, HI, moved to Bend in his teens. Lucca fell in love with deep tissue massage while he was recovering from previous neck injuries that were provoked by training Jiu jitsu. The number one thing that helped Lucca’s injuries was Massage. He obtained his massage license at Central Oregon Community College in 2014. Lucca blends a number of techniques during his sessions such as Deep Tissue, Swedish and Thai Bodywork. His goal is to achieve client relaxation and pain relief.
Jill Cooper
Jill CooperBend
Nurturing and therapeutic, Jill’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.

Jill was trained in massage therapy at the Cortiva Institute in Seattle, The Costa Rica School of Massage, and Bastyr University. She also studied under Brian Utting in Seattle perfecting muscle specific deep tissue techniques.

Jill comes with great experience working with grief and emotional stress. She has an indepth understanding of the process massage therapy has for healing the emotional body and is able to hold space for the transformation.

As a mama of two kids herself, Jill loves working with prenatal clients helping to provide relief from all of the aches and pains that come from growing a human.

I scheduled a Sunday morning massage, mostly for relaxation, and Lucca 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!

Shani,
Meagan Kelly
Meagan Kelly Bend
Meagan graduated from Bend, Oregon’s renowned massage school, Sage School of massage and Esthetics. She helps people realign their bodies to form a balance between mind, body and soul while easing symptoms of acute and chronic pain. Meagan focuses on trigger point therapy, deep tissue work and Swedish relaxation massages.
Originally she became interested in massage after suffering from chronic headaches at an early age and only finding relief when body work was incorporated. She came to the conclusion to further study in the unique trade of massage.
Outside of Earth Touch Meagan is avid runner and enjoys participating in many other activities that pertain to the great outdoors, which all influence her expertise in massage practices & maintain her health to share them.
Leydon Thornton
Leydon Thornton Bend
Leydon followed her deep connection with nature across the country, living in Colorado, Montana, and now beautiful Bend, Oregon. In college she studied the environment and worked on organic farms growing nutritious food. Hiking, swimming, and farming across the Rocky Mountains and Cascades instilled a deep appreciation for our natural rhythms and holistic well being in her heart. Her mission is to facilitate people’s connection to their natural rhythm and inner healer, so they can more fully embody their best selves.

She has always been attracted to natural and ancient medicines, but it was through her healing journey after a brain injury that she saw the amazing effects of massage therapy. She fell in love with the deeply intuitive and connected work of assisting people in pain reduction, improved posture/mobility, and balancing their nervous systems. Leydon combines deep tissue, relaxation, and energetic techniques to create a sacred space that allows the client to fully drop in.

Her specialty and passion is working with prenatal/postpartum clients. She is a trained Doula, although not currently practicing. She feels very connected to nurturing mamas during their biggest transitions. Leydon believes that when we are kind to ourselves, it is easier to be kind to the world around us.

Lisa (Barrie) Robbins
Lisa (Barrie) Robbins Bend
Barrie offers Therapeutic Relaxation Massage and Table Thai Yoga Massage.

Barrie has pursued extensive study in Traditional Thai Massage, Thai-Shiatsu, and the Trager Approach.

She has the ability to work sensitively and effectively with people with pain, trauma, injuries, surgeries, pain conditions, repetitive stress injuries, neuromuscular disorders, and stress disorders. She has also studied Chi Nei Tsang and often incorporates abdominal massage for its long reaching benefits on digestive, stress-related, and mobility issues.

Her style has evolved to incorporate gentle movement into most sessions, listening with her hands, and orienting toward ease. The result is effective, deep work that is enjoyable and pain-free to receive. Sessions are highly individualized and focused on restoring balance, alignment, mobility, and physical ease. She is described by clients as sensitive, intuitive, knowledgeable, and curious.

Jessica was receptive to my needs, listened closely when I told her how my EDS is affected by massage, communicated with me throughout my massage to make sure she was meeting my disability needs, and answered all of my questions.

The atmosphere is very pleasant, relaxing, and can be catered to anyones liking.

I will certainly be returning!

Samantha,