Please call the studio at 202-560-3575 if you'd like a recommendation on a good therapist fit or if
you need a prenatal massage as only some therapists are able to perform one.
11th Street/Convention Center
Margaret studied at the National Massage Therapy Institute in Virginia. She has a knack for
finding those hidden tension and trigger spots and working them out, while keeping her
clients relaxed and mellow. She also uses stretch and alignment techniques, perfected
during 12 years of dance training. She works at 11th Street four days a week and is also our
Shuichi (pronounced Shooee-shi) has practiced Karate for more than 30 years. He trained and taught
Karate in New York before going to massage school. He has been a massage therapist since 2010. In addition
to the main modalities such as deep tissue, Swedish, and myofascial release, he uses a rhythmic and dynamic style with stretching and and breath work to release your muscles. He still practices Karate on his own. You can find him in 11th Street Mondays-Wednesdays and Saturdays-Sundays. He is also our senior therapist and internal Head of Training.
Tim B. has been a massage therapist since 2007 and with Lunar since 2012. He was trained at the National Massage Therapist Institute in Virginia, but gained experience in deep, medical-style massage in California. He is particularly good at working necks to relieve tension headaches and migraines, and generally easing the stiff "computer neck" that so many of us have. A lot of his clients also come to him for specific hip and lower back work. His overall work is super solid and he won't leave a problem area he finds on you until he feels improvement. He works Sundays through Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Zewdie has been a massage therapist since 2008. He is also trained in Thai Massage techniques. His experience, knowledge, and calm demeanor can help you have a well-rounded, effective session. He joined Lunar Massage in the fall of 2014. He's in 11th street Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.
Chad joined Lunar Massage in 2017. As of October 2018 he is also a Certified Medical Massage Practioner (TM). The medical massage training has enabled him to more quickly identify and resolve muscle pain and tension in his clients. He works in both the Dupont studio and the 11th Street studio.
Tarika graduated from the National Massage Therapy Institute in 2009. She has spent years as a mobile massage therapist visiting clients in their homes. Massage is her second career after over 10 years in the State Department. She took interest in massage after researching its benefits and effects on the human body. She loves helping others and has found massage an excellent outlet for that passion. Her powerful, competent touch is right at home at Lunar Massage. She joined our team in August 2018 and is in 11th Street Mondays through Thursdays until 4pm and Saturday evenings.
Samantha is a California native and has now lived in DC for the past 7 years. A recent graduate of Potomac Massage Training Institute she discovered massage through her interest in integrated medicine. Trained in Swedish and Deep Tissue, she uses an approach that is a balance of pain and tension relief with relaxation and body awareness. She believes massage to be an integral part in an overall approach to maintaining wellness and each session is focused to meet the client where they are on that given day. She works Mondays, Thursdays, and Sundays.
Tiara is a Washington DC native and graduated in 2017 from North Virginia School of Therapeutic Massage. She enjoys focusing on problem areas and trigger points and has been most favored for her deep tissue and sports massage. Her favorite part of working as a massage therapist is helping to improve her clients' health and seeing their progress.
Epiphany has been a practicing massage therapist since 2011 and graduated from Everest College. She is a native to the DMV area and worked in Virginia for the first 7.5 years of her career before coming to Washington, DC in 2019. With an intuitive touch, she does a combination of Swedish and deep tissue and has strong thumbs made for reflexology.
Theresa has been a therapist since 2011. She is small but powerful! Her experience and knowledge allow her to find connections between trouble spots in the body. She will knock you over you with her holistic approach and warm personality. Her technique is dynamic, energetic, and intuitive, involving lots of stretching and movement. She joined Lunar Massage in January 2014. You can find her in the Dupont studio Wednesdays through Saturdays.
Jason joined Lunar in March of 2015. He's been a practicing therapist since 2012 after graduating from the Potomac Massage Training Institute. He became interested in massage because of it's ability to facilitate the body's natural healing process. His style incorporates Swedish and deep tissue massage, as well as the Barnes approach of myofascial release and some reflexology. He is in Dupont Tuesday through Thursday and Sunday.
Adaora discovered massage as a student athletic trainer in California and has been working as a therapist since. She received training both in California and Virginia. She enjoys using massage to teach and educate clients about the healing powers of their bodies. She believes in incorporating breath and stretching to do deep work and help get release in those latent trigger points and stubborn muscles we all have. You'll be enveloped by her strength and big personality. She's been at Lunar Massage since 2012. She's currently only working Sundays in Dupont because of her full-time job.
Ines (formerly Sara) graduated from American Massage and Bodywork Institute in March 2017. She strives for a client-centered experience that is painless and effective. She will work with you to determine the goals for your session and tailor to your needs. She is available Sundays - Wednesday’s.
Derrick was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, eventually finding his way to Albany New York where he discovered his love for massage. He graduated from The Center of Natural Wellness School of Massage Therapy in 2016. He developed a style that incorporates Swedish massage, Trigger point work, Sports Massage, Deep Tissue and Myofascial. He's often told that he has "Hands Of Stone." His technique is flexible which enables him to provide treatment that caters to individuals needs. He is versatile and capable of providing an intense deep pressure massage for specific issues, or an energizing light to medium pressure massage to relieve and relax sore /fatigued muscles. He joins Lunar Massage in December 2018.
Joanna Robinson launched Lunar Massage in April 2009 because she wanted to be an entrepreneur and she wanted this product as a consumer but couldn't find it. After 10 years she is very proud of what Lunar has become and its place as a local business in DC.