Welcome former Chill Massage Clients to Nurture By Nature
Beginning June 2018, former Chill Massage clients are invited to enjoy Nurture By Nature's lager space with more massage availability and a wider variety of services, including waxing, eyelash extensions, and facials. We're excited to be working with new staff to create an even better guest experience with more availability and menu choices.
Nurture By Nature's Story
Owners Samantha and Chandra met while working at a leading Seattle day spa in 2012. Friends at first sight, they envisioned a business based on what they wanted for themselves; nurturing, personalized, affordable luxury in a serene and welcoming space. With the help of friends, family and a loyal client base, Nurture By Nature found it's perfect home in West Seattle's Morgan Junction neighborhood. Samantha and Chandra's love for and excellence in their respective fields of esthetics and massage/Reiki can be felt in every aspect of their work. They feel much gratitude for being able to share their passion with the West Seattle community and beyond.
Samantha Valerio, Licensed Esthetician
Samantha graduated from the Gary Manuel AVEDA institute where she excelled in all areas. She worked in the health care field for 16 years and employs the same compassionate, detail-oriented approach with all of her clients. She is passionate about continuing education and staying current in her industry. Samantha holds post-graduate certifications in lash extensions. Samantha is available Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday. Book with Samantha HERE.
Chandra Travers, Massage & Reiki Practitioner
Specialities: Combining Reiki & Massage, Stress & Anxiety Relief
Chandra holds a Bachelor of Science Degree and an Allied Health Degree In Massage Therapy. Her approach blends the best of treatment work & nurturing spa-like extras with Reiki energetic healing. Chandra enjoys building relationships with her clients that support their holistic sense of self care.Chandra is available Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Book with Chandra HERE.
Chandra is also the owner of Nurture Home & Hospital Massage, the only service of its kind in Washington state. Her Home & Hospital team contracts with Swedish Medical Center to provide therapeutic treatments to patients & caregivers.
Our Beauty & Wellness Practitioners
Shanti Herzog, CranioSacral Therapist
Specialities: CST for Stress, Anxiety, & Gentle Approach
Shanti is a Family Nurse Practitioner who delves into the intuitive side of health care with CranioSacral Therapy (CST). CST facilitates connection and growth. She loves watching people sink into relaxation, and listens with curiosity to what each individual body needs. Her goal is to facilitate self-healing, acceptance and connection. She is trained through the Upledger Institute. Shanti is available on Fridays & Thursdays. Learn more about CST and book with Shanti HERE.
Jennifer Clark, Licensed Massage Therapist
Specialities: Pre & Post Natal Massage, Chronic Pain & Stress Disorders
Jen is a graduate of Northwest Academy for the Healing Arts and has been practicing massage since 2015. Her approach to body work is patient, intentional, and holistic. She understands that each body possesses the ability to heal itself and works to assist this process with mindful touch. Blending her knowledge of anatomy and physiology, her gift of listening to the body, and Swedish Massage techniques, she carefully addresses each clients specific needs to leave the body feeling rejuvenated, relaxed, and reconnected. She especially empathizes with those suffering from chronic pain, experiencing the stresses of daily life, and expecting mothers. Jen also provides home massage in West and South Seattle which can be booked HERE. At our West Seattle spa location, Jen is available on Friday and Sunday and can be booked HERE.
Adriana Puszkiewicz, Licensed Massage Therapist
Specialties: Pre & Post Natal Massage, Energy work, Myofascial, MET & MMT inspired work.
Adriana is a body and energy worker . She has been practicing massage full time since 2013. As she has integrated and practiced more energy work (Reiki II, Embodied Energetics) a more intuitive and spacious approach has developed. She has been told that her approach is gentle yet very deep. She believes we are already whole but sometimes a supportive healing session is just what we need to remember the wholeness and sacredness of our being. She is experienced and loves to work with those who are expecting in all stages of the birth year. Her healing practice is open to those who desire deep rest and restoration catering to women/trans/non binary folk. Adriana also provides home massage in North Seattle and which can be booked HERE. At our West Seattle spa location, Adriana is available Tuesday/Wednesday and can be booked HERE.
Destiny Vanessa, Licensed Massage Therapist & Esthetician
Specialities: Sports Massage, Myofascial Release, Polarity Therapy & Cupping.
Destiny graduated from Gary Manuel Aveda Institute as an esthetician in 2012 and Cortiva Massage Institute in 2013. Destiny believes in the innate wisdom of the body and that given a platform of support, motivation, and guidance, we can heal, excel and thrive in today’s stressful society. She values building strong relationships with clients to understand physical, mental and emotional needs and goals. Destiny treats and teaches from a place of heartfelt presence where she encourages clients to become active participants in there own healing process. Destiny is available Friday, Saturday & Sunday. Book with Destiny HERE.
Additional In-House Practitioners
Morgan Sontag, MS
Break Free Therapy & Coaching, 206-940-6965
Morgan is a licensed psychotherapist, educator, trainer, catalyst, certified Hendricks relationship coach. Morgan offers a complimentary intro session to see if this is a good fit. Please bring your sense of humor! Morgan is at Nurture By Nature on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Nicole Martin, Reiki Master
New Moon Reiki, 206-612-2727
Nicole is a Certified Holy Fire Reiki Master/Teacher in the Usui System of Natural Healing since 2010. Nicole brings Reiki into all that she does, helping people feel connected to their true-selves. Reiki provides a complementary therapy for anxiety, insomnia, or depression and can help those dealing with major life changes. Nicole is at Nurture By Nature Thursdays.
Anna Jannack, Art Therapist
Anna's Art & Healing
Anna is an artist, art therapist and a mental health counselor. Anna graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelor in Fine Arts and a Master in Mental Health Counseling with a specialization in Art Therapy from Antioch University she specializes in working with children, adults and couples. Anna is at Nurture By Nature Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.