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

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

Levi Hanson, LMT

My name is Levi Hanson. Massage can be a great tool for people to incorporate into their self-care routines, and although each therapist has a unique style and approach, collectively we strive to provide sessions that have people leaving our center feeling better than before.  My approach to massage is centered around what feels therapeutic … Continued

Danni Gruhlke, LMT

I recently moved to Fort Collins from Duluth, Minnesota.  I graduated from Duluth Business University in June 2009, where I studied massage therapy for 2 years. Having spent 5 years performing clinical massage therapy in the chiropractic field, my area of expertise includes assisting clients with challenging issues or injuries targeting neck, shoulder, back and … Continued

Heather Thuesen, LMT

*Temporarily Unavailable for Massage Bookings*   Greetings and Salutations, future clients!   After moving back to Colorado from the wilds of Montana over six years ago, I decided to explore a more literal “hands on” career in massage therapy. I am one part parent, one part outdoor enthusiast, two parts research/gamer nerd, and wholly qualified … Continued

Meredith Bales, LMT

I have practiced as a therapeutically focused massage therapist since 2004. My education includes a BS in exercise science from an NAU and a degree in massage therapy from WCC in California   Throughout my career I have utilized a variety of modalities and studies to develop my skills and approach to massage. In recent … Continued

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