Meet Our Therapists

Margaret

General Manager, Massage Therapist

Margaret studied at the National Massage Therapy Institute in Virginia. She has a knack for finding those hidden tensions 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.

Location: 11th Street Location

What is your favorite form of self care? Long walks or going on a drive.
Favorite music to listen to during a massage? My top three are Tycho, Tokimonsta and Teen Daze.
What is your favorite author or book genre? Agatha Christie. I’m a sucker for a good mystery novel.

Shuichi

Senior Massage Therapist, Head of Training

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 breathing to release your muscles.

Location: 11th Street Location

Favorite massage modality? Myofascial work.
What is your favorite form of self care?
Physical self care regularly.
What is your favorite type of workout?
Flexibility training.

Tim B.

Massage Therapist

Tim joined our team in 2012 and brings over a decade of experience. Tim was trained at the National Massage Therapist Institute in Virginia. He expanded his skills in California with deep, medical-style massage specializing in relieving 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 too. He won’t leave a problem area he finds on you until he feels improvement.

Location: 11th Street Location

What was the last adventure that you went on? I go on semi-annual trips all across North America and western Europe performing in rock bands.
What is your favorite type of workout?
Cardio while watching soccer.
What is your favorite form of self care?
Therapeutic deep tissue massage.

Zewdie

Massage Therapist

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.

Location: 11th Street Location

Hannah

Massage Therapist

A DC native, Hannah received her massage training in New Mexico in 2015 and is currently studying to become an Acupuncturist. She has practiced and studied all over the country and is happily resettled back in DC. Hannah utilizes her massage, acupuncture, and energy-work training to cultivate a connective, deeply relaxing, and rejuvenating experience for her clients. She aims to help people experience deep rest and the power of their ability to heal themselves through compassionate touch.

Location: 11th Street Location

Ander

Massage Therapist

Ander was one of our most popular therapists at our original studio in Mt. Vernon. He’s back as of February 2020 practicing in Dupont. He’s now been practicing for 10 years and uses a strong, technical approach for therapeutic work.

Location: Dupont Location

Bryan

Massage Therapist

Bryan has been practicing since 2014, after graduating from the Baltimore School of Massage. His favorite modality is Swedish Massage and he likes to focus on the core fundamentals of the field. What inspired him most about massage therapy was seeing so many people not live up to their full potential or do everything that they were created to do simply because their bodies weren’t well cared for. Bryan believes that his bodywork, in turn, is helping to make the world a better place!

What is your favorite form of self care? Massage, of course!
Furthest you’ve ever traveled? Dominican Republic
What made you decide to get into massage therapy? I got into the health and wellness business to teach people how to take better care of their bodies.

Theresa

Massage Therapist

Theresa has been a therapist since 2011. Her experience and knowledge allows her to find connections between trouble spots in the body. She has a holistic approach and her technique is dynamic, energetic, and intuitive, involving lots of stretching and movement. Theresa has been a part of our team at Lunar Massage since 2014.

Location: Dupont Location

Jason

Massage Therapist

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 its 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.

Location: Dupont Location

Furthest place you’ve ever traveled? Japan.
Favorite music to listen to during a massage? Anything that’s not too upbeat but not too slow and sleep-inducing either.
Last adventure? A spontaneous trip to Cumberland, MD with a friend for a stroll in nature and some photography.

Adaora

Massage Therapist

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. Adaora 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.

Location: Dupont Location

What is your favorite form of self care? Anything where I can submerge in water, be it a bathtub, pool, ocean.
What do you talk about the most and why? Food – I love talking about food.
What was the last adventure you went on? A safari in South Africa and Botswana.

Ines

Massage Therapist

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.

Location: Dupont Location

Best book I ever read? The Places That Scare You by Pema Chodron
What is your favorite form of self care? Sleep! It’s free and there’s nothing like a good deep sleep.
What is your favorite guilty pleasure? Mariah Carey’s Glitter

Epiphany

Massage Therapist

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.

What have you created that you are most proud of? Wrapped a tiger’s eye pendant.
What is your favorite massage modality? Deep tissue.
Favorite music to listen to during a massage? Chakra balancing music.