What can massage do for you?
At the Bodyworks Wellness Center, we have a vision of supporting our community by cultivating sound and sustainable habits of wellness and well-being. To not just maintain health, but to thrive and enjoy an optimal quality of life.
We are dedicated to building trusting long-term quality relationships with our clients by taking the time to actively listen, discuss, and troubleshoot a treatment plan that is tailored to each client’s unique needs. As our clients feel better and make progress, we revisit our treatment plan with them often.
Our desire is to empower our clients to truly experience the vibrant benefits of alternative medicine– using massage therapy, wellness education, tips for self-care, and more.
Our Wellness Center is respectful, safe, caring, quiet, and designed to foster a sense of respite from a busy and stressful world. We are located conveniently just one block from Wolf Rd. in Albany, NY.
We are committed to, and grateful for, our clients, which means that customer service and client care are paramount to our vision.
Meet the team who makes it all happen.
These top notch wellness professionals have dedicated their lives to bringing health and wellness to our community. They know the highest quality of life is one that has therapeutic touch and energy healing as a regular part of it's wellness routine. Learn more about them below!
Linda Addario, LMT
Natascha Santiago, LMT
Linda is a graduate of the Center for Natural Wellness School of Massage Therapy and has been licensed to practice massage for more than 20 years. She has been an instructor at the Center for Natural Wellness School of Massage Therapy as well as a continuing education provider for massage therapists. Prior to her massage career, Linda graduated from Maria College and is certified as a Physical Therapist Assistant.
Currently, her massage practice focuses primarily on a proactive approach to injury treatment/recovery, injury prevention and wellness. Linda integrates modalities such as; NMT, Trigger Point Therapy, Facilitated Stretching, Thai Yoga Massage, as well as Traditional Indian Head Massage to create a massage session that is uniquely customized to her clients needs. Most recently, Linda has become certified as a Personal Trainer and is working on completing her 200 hour Yoga Teacher Certification.
She is also has a mentor-ship program for other massage therapists. For more information visit www.addariodifference.com
Natascha graduated from the Center for natural Wellness School of Massage Therapy in 2009. She has 20 years of experience caring for the elderly and working solely with memory care patients. She knows the deep connection between mind and body. Her compassionate and healing approach to massage bring a calmness that blends her therapeutic knowledge and the natural healing power of the body to create a unique and calming treatment. She can provide everything from a soothing relaxation massage to deep muscle therapy. Integrating various types of therapeutic massage techniques, including Swedish massage, trigger point therapy, cupping, stretching and muscle energy techniques into each session for a custom tailored treatment session for each clients session goals.
Bob Wiessberg, Reiki Master
Bob has practiced Reiki, which means "spiritual energy," since 1999, and has been a Teaching Master since 2004. Reiki is a spiritual and energy healing method developed in Japan. Bob's training has been with Mary Browne of Berne, NY, and Frans Stiene of Australia and Netherlands. The practice of Reiki promotes and supports deep healing on all levels, wherever it is needed, and complements all other healing methods. In a real sense, it is pure healing. Bob is grateful for the opportunity to offer this beautiful practice at The BodyWorks Wellness Center as a practitioner and teacher.
Julia Keller, LMT
Julia Keller has been practicing massage therapy since graduating from The Center for Natural Health and Wellness School of Massage Therapy in 2008. She is passionate about helping people to regain a sense of well being with a special interest in whole body health and wellness. She strives to be supportive of her clients own healing process and aspires to work with people who are open to the transformative process of body therapies. Julia is gifted at listening to the needs of her clients in order to provide a customized therapeutic treatment.
"...hands down the best therapautic touch around! ...it's simply something you MUST experience for yourself!"
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