Ara Walline ND Ara Walline, ND      Physician, patient advocate and natural health educator, Dr. Ara Walline, is fiercely committed to guiding individuals overwhelmed by stress, illness, and the contradictions of popular health advice to get to the roots of chronic health problems and restore physical vitality. A graduate of Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University with an English Literature and Creative Writing degree from Dartmouth College, Dr. Walline is honored to be a part of the team at Unravel Therapeutics where she will offer evidence-based evaluation and time-tested natural treatments tailored to you.

                                                         Nejat Kesler LAcNejat Kesler DOAM, LAc  received his masters degree at the Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and earned his doctoral degree at Bastyr University, specializing in integrative oncology and pain management. He completed clinical training at the Providence Everett Cancer Alliance, Skagit Valley Hospital Oncology Department, Teaching Hospital of Sichuan Chinese Medicine Institute, in Chengdu and Long Hua Hospital, in Shanghai. Dr. Kesler has a strong emphasis in integration of different disciplines of medicine for the best care of the patient. He incorporates traditional Asian medicine with scientific evidence based methods.

Jana Leslie, LMP Raised on both coasts, Jana was originally drawn to the health care field as a certified nursing assistant and a medical technician. Looking for a different, holistic approach to well being, brougJana Leslie LMPht Jana to the field of massage therapy and the Boulder College of Massage Therapy. There she learned the value of touch when practiced in a deliberate and focused way, to relax, heal and return the body to a more balanced state. After graduating Jana was drawn west to Seattle and has stayed on to practice massage and enjoy the many outdoor activities available in the Northwest. Her quiet and deliberate style of massage therapy using deep tissue techniques has helped many clients return to a pain free life. On her off hours, Jana spends time mountain biking, hiking, writing creatively, and enjoying a warm sunny beach.

                

Britney aBrittany Both, LMP Growing up in the lush greens of Washington state, Brittany developed a passion for visual expression, paints, and mixed media. Brittany earned her BFA at Cornish College of the Arts. While in school Brittany experienced the relief and mend ing powers that massage encompasses after being in a collision,  which drastically impacted the direction her life would go. For the better part of a decade Brittany worked in a restaurant serving others while continuously striving toward and making a positive impact on her customers.   All of this led her to the art of massage; A way to   address the tension,  pains, emotional and physical traumas of day-to-day stresses we all go through.

Brittany received her massage certification at Alexandar School of Natural Therapeutics. Upon graduating, she suffered a broken foot during a biking accident.  Although the injury proved to be especially unfortunate, as biking is her chosen mode of transportation, the experience humbled her as a reminder to how vital  health and wellness is. Her personal experience with injury heightened her understanding of the role massage plays in the recovery process.

Brittany specializes in injury treatment as well as trigger point and myofascia release,  with a strong emphasis to bring awareness to the mind and body. She received her triggerpoint therapy training under Bill Thompson,  who was trained under internationally recognized bodyworker, William “Dub” Leigh who was one of the few people to be certified to teach Zen body therapy and Triggerpoint anatomy.

 

Annelie Scheire, LMP and Esthetician  Annelie came to the US from Belgium in 2000 to pursue exciting new experiences. In BelgiuAnnelie Scheire LMPm she worked as a nurse in Oncology and Rehabilitation. Taking care of people has always been on the top of her list, so once in the US she decided to try to work with people on the other side of the spectrum and become a Skin care therapist. This was so rewarding that in 2008 she decided to add massage therapy to her repertoire which automatically felt like a natural addition “As a nurse I’ve always had the health and wellness of people on the top of my list. Now as a Skin care Therapist and a Massage Therapist I specialize in treatments designed to effectively address individual concerns as well as identify and treat specific conditions taking care of people as a whole.”  In her free time Annelie loves to be spoiled by Carlos, go on fun trips and walks, cook organic and live healthily.

Angelica Janone, LMP  Angelica grew up in a healthcare family on the East Coast where she pursued a variety of academic and professional interests including film production, education and everything in between. After deciding to leave the hustle and bustle of New York City, she found herself in Washington serving with AmeriCorps and wanted to continue on the path of helping others. Her family’s medical background coupled with her knowledge of muscular anatomy and kinesiology made MassAngelica bage Therapy an obvious choice. Angelica has a profound interest in how people use their body as well as the affects of injury, chronic pain and structural disfunction on one’s overall physical wellness.  She likes to work slowly and deeply in order to engage and affect soft tissue while also incorporating broad, long strokes in order to ease the nervous system. She can work in a range of depths depending on what is needed. Angelica believes a lot of healing can take place when the body is relaxed and applies this to her work with care, consideration and empathy. Her specialties include Myofascial techniques for chronic pain and structural-related pain and deep tissue work.

Mia Tisdel, LMP is a Seattlite born and raised. She is an animal lover that also enjoys riding and repairing motorcycles. She studied at Cortiva of Seattle and graduated thinking she was going to pursue the relaxation side of massage. After working for a spa, life lead her to dive in to the world of sports and injury treatment. With that, an unexpected new love blossomed. Medical, sports and injury treatment massage sparked a new interest and quickly became the new focus in her life and career.

Her pressure intensity ranges from medium to very firm. She mixes injury treatment and rehabilitation with relaxation by incorporating stretching, trigger point and Swedish into her message.

Jessica Leeder LMP has spent all of her life living here in the Pacific Northwest. A Tacoma native, she graduated from Western Washington University with a Bachelor of Arts in Anthroplogy. She was always called to help others, and so she ultimately decided to move into a career in the healing art of massage. She graduated from Seattle Massage School in 1999 and has enjoyed a full and lovely path as therapist ever since. She has worked in many different settings, including clinics, spas, and her own private practice. After almost a decade away from Unravel, she has returned to reconnect and share her skills and experience. Her approach includes a combination of deep tissue and flowing strokes, with an emphasis on meeting the client’s comfort and treatment needs. Her path and passion is to assist others on their healing journey in a personal and conscious way.

 

 

 

 

Justine Potter LMPJustine Potter LMP     Following  a minor car accident and then a major fall Justine discovered massage therapy,  Experiencing tremendous  low back  and neck pain she received  thorough and creative body work which restored her quality of life and functionality.  Now with years of experience she strives to do the same for you.  Graduating from Cortiva school of Massage in 2009 , Justine focuses on the myofascial structures and functions of the body.  She works from a point of relaxation to best be able to relieve chronic  pain and tightness.  Raised in a Navy family, Seattle has been home to Justine  for a only a few years.  She enjoys walking and playing guitar and trumpet with friends, and taking in many local musical performances.