All of our therapists are licensed in the State of Michigan and give extremely high quality professional massages. Because Breckels Massage Therapy is owned by a massage therapist with 30 years of experience, we have the knowledge required to determine which incoming massage therapists will be best able to meet our clients’ needs. Additionally we are able to support, teach, and give constructive feedback to our newer therapists to fast track them to the excellence our clients have come to expect.
We are constantly updating and perfecting our skills so you can get the most therapeutic and/or relaxing massage possible. We encourage clients to try all of our therapists as each one is terrific and brings a little something different to the (massage) table.
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Monday – Thursday
10:00am – 9:00pm
Friday 9:00am – 9:00pm
Saturday 9:00am – 7:00pm
Front Desk staff available until 7:00pm Mon – Sat
Betsy, the founder of Breckels Massage Therapy, has been practicing massage since 1986. Betsy uses a combination of Swedish and deep tissue techniques and specializes in giving a deeply relaxing, therapeutic massage. Her goal is to find that sweet spot on the pressure continuum where it is effective but not painful.
Cindy is a natural and talented healer. Her love of people shows in her everyday life as well as her massage practice. Cindy gives a fabulous massage using Swedish, deep tissue, stretching and table shiatsu techniques. Cindy graduated from Irene’s Myomassology Institute in 1998 and began her massage career here at Breckels in 2001. She took a hiatus in 2006 to concentrate on family and nursing and returned to us in early 2012. In addition to giving a delightful table massage, Cindy specializes in floor shiatsu, a Japanese finger-pressure massage. Cindy has been in the healing arts for three decades. She is a registered nurse and currently works in hospice in addition to her job here at Breckels Massage.
Sandy graduated from Baker College in 2004, did her massage therapy externship at Breckels Massage and has been here ever since. Sandy specializes in deep tissue technique, and Swedish massage. She is a very strong therapist, yet she can also be very gentle. She is constantly taking continuing education classes and incorporates a little sports massage and trigger point/neuromuscular therapy into her massages. Sandy is dedicated to giving great massages everyday.
Megan became interested in massage after reading an article about how helpful massage can be in treating anxiety and depression, it spoke to her and she quickly changed her school track from education to massage therapy. Megan came to work at Breckels in 2009, right after finishing her training at Baker College. Megan specializes in trigger point/neuromuscular therapy, sports massage, positional release and muscle energy therapy, as well as frontal release techniques for the neck and shoulder. Megan is able to help a wide variety of clients, from the youngest most athletic client to the elderly and frail, she is able to tailor a therapeutic massage for each person’s specific needs.
Amanda is an excellent therapist with eight years experience and has been with Breckels since 2013. She received her training at the Center for Massage and Natural Health in Asheville, North Carolina. She excels at swedish, deep tissue, neuromuscular/trigger point massage, sports, infant/prenatal and geriatric massage. Amanda also has a Bachelor of Science from Western Michigan University. She gives a very thorough massage and has a keen ability to tailoring each massage to the client’s specific needs. She sometimes brings her dog Moxie to work; so dog lovers get the added bonus of a little pet therapy!
Jennifer graduated from Healing Hands Holistic Health Center in 2010 and started working with Breckels in 2015. She left a sucessful career in journalism to start a new one as a massage therapist because she wanted to help people heal from physical, mental and emotional trauma. Jennifer recently completed and oncology massage training program at Beaumont Hospital to learn how to safely and effectively work with cancer patients and survivors. Jennifer also does an amazing job on a variety of other modalities from lymphatic to deep tissue to reflexology. We are thrilled to have her as part of our team.
Kristina started as a receptionist here at BMT and quickly realized she wanted a career in massage therapy. She graduated from Irene’s Myomassology Institute in 2015, and much to the delight of our clients she began working at Breckels as a therapist right away.
She is an excellent therapist that incorporates many techniques to provide a fantastic and comprehensive massage. She excels at Deep Tissue, Prenatal, Hot Stone, Swedish, Myofascial Release, and Lymphatic Drainage. If you are looking for a very deep massage – look no further!
Carly graduated from Baker College in 2015 and started working with Breckels in 2016. After working in retail for 15 years she decided it was time to go back to school and fell in love with massage therapy. Since graduating, Carly has planned to educate herself in all things massage to include a variety of modalities in her massage repertoire. She currently excels in Swedish massage; anywhere from light to medium-firm pressure. Carly is also making strides in working on her Deep Tissue skills and we think you will love a massage from her!
Amanda Amanda has been with Breckels since 2013. She has a Bachelor of Science in Holistic Health and Clinical Psychology from Western Michigan University and received her massage training at Center for Massage & Natural Health. Prior to working at BMT, Amanda had her own practice in Kalamazoo. Currently she lives in Canada with her husband Martin and dog Moxie, Moxie also accompanies Amanda to work some days. When Amanda is not working at BMT, she is working from her home on BMT projects or working on her art. She has also created several fun pieces of art for BMT.
Natasha and Megan are our cheerful assistants who answer the phone, email you, help the therapists get their rooms ready, make appointments and keep us organized! Their smiles and cheerfulness will start relaxing you before you even get on the massage table.
Cleaning and Laundry Services
Jeff, Betsy’s son, with the help of his job Coach from Full Circle Foundation, keeps the 100’s of pounds of laundry we go through in a week, clean and fresh. You’ll also see him around cleaning in the morning. He is a big help to us.