Brittany Barnard, LMT

Hello everyone! My name is Brittany and I’m a Colorado native. I attended the Massage Therapy Program at IBMC here in Fort Collins. I’ve worked in healthcare most of my life, but really gravitated toward massage for both the preventative and healing aspects it supports. I’m always amazed at the complexity and beauty of how … Continued

Amanda Fernau, LMT

Massage has always been a fulfilling way for me to bring bliss and a sense of well-being to others since childhood. I graduated from Front Range Community College in spring of 2019 and have been growing into a better therapist every day. I hope to give affective treatment to those seeking to tune out, feel … Continued

Lauren Igel, LMT

Hey there! My name is Lauren and I was born and raised in Estes Park, CO. I am passionate about the field of natural medicine and have found my calling through massage therapy. I value each session and strive to incorporate whatever each client needs. I studied at the Healing Arts Institute in Fort Collins … Continued

Beau Jasso, LMT

Hello beautiful Colorado! My name is Beau and I’m from San Diego, California. My work history includes mostly blue collar jobs from repairing hydraulics on Alaskan fishing boats to fighting wildfires all over the US to helping grow self-sustaining rainforests on the big island of Hawai’i. Through my life’s journey, I’ve connected with a variety … Continued

Aly Koester, LMT

After studying here in Fort Collins with the incredible Healing Arts Institute, I jumped straight into the beauty of massage. I’ve worked with a wide range of amazing clients; from weekend warriors and athletes of all ages, to stay at home parents and expecting moms. During school I fell in love with the mind body … Continued

Julie Fast, LMT

Julie studied Integrative Physiology at CU Boulder while working as a physical therapy assistant. After undergrad she spent 3 years volunteering in public health projects in South America before returning to the States and attending the Healing Arts Institute of Fort Collins for Massage Therapy. She enjoys working with anyone seeking to shake off stress … Continued

Ashley Judd, LMT, Massage Team Director

Hey y’all! My name is Ashley Judd and I am our Massage Team Director here at Amara Massage Therapy and Wellness. I have been lucky enough to spend much of my career here, learning and growing. I believe in the body’s innate ability to heal itself and utilize my expertise to facilitate and help my … Continued

Sheila O’Shaughnessy, LMT

I am a Colorado native, born in Grand Junction, and after spending middle and high school in Albuquerque, I found Fort Collins as home base. I’ve left several times only to return, so I now just feel blessed to live in this amazing place! I graduated from Kona Hawaii School of Muscular Massage during one … Continued

Aimee Carlson, LMT

My name is Aimee! I am originally from the midwest, but the mountains of Montana and Colorado called and drew me out west! The first chapter of my career was spent working in corporate america, but I always had this crazy idea that I wanted to pursue a career in massage therapy. In 2014 I … Continued

Emili Holden, LMT

After having graduated in January, 2016 from The Denver School of Massage Therapy in Aurora I move to Vail, CO to passionately dive into my new career. The clientele in Vail was thoroughly diverse; I got to meet all different walks of life and get my hands on hundreds and hundreds of different body types. … Continued

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