Heaven Sent Massage of Ellijay is proud of our highly trained staff who are not only massage-competent, but who ALSO exhibit a wide range of experience working with all types of pathologies and their many physiological presentations. Our skilled team represents a wide array of knowledge based on training and experience in a variety of therapeutic approaches.
Treatment Options offered include:
Swedish Relaxation Massage; Therapeutic approaches such as Neuromuscular Therapy, Trigger Point Therapy, and Myofascial Release; Lymphatic Drainage; and Reflexology.
“I was involved in a car accident a few years ago that caused damage to the muscles in and around my rib cage. My treatment consisted of chiropractic care and massage therapy. The treatment made such a difference in my life that I decided I wanted to learn how to make that kind of difference in the lives of others.”
Linda Stanley is a Licensed Massage Therapist and Medical Massage Practitioner. She is the owner of Heaven Sent Massage of Ellijay. She is a Graduate of Cohutta Healing Arts Institute (CHAI), and is a director over their student clinic. Linda has over 20 years of experience in Health Care and Medical Records. In 2020 Linda was Certified to practice Manual Lymphatic Drainage (Vodder Technique) through the Academy of Lymphatic Studies. She is also a 2002 Graduate of Georgia NorthWestern (formerly Coosa Valley Technical College), with a diploma in Business Office Management.
– GA License # MT010421
Leslie Byrd, LMT, MLD-C
“I have had many years of my life spent with chronic migraine. Additionally, a minor car accident in the early 2000s, followed by a fall in 2005, has contributed to chronic pain in my back and neck, and occasional issues with sciatic pain. I have seen the success massage can have not only in relaxation and stress reduction, but in managing and reducing chronic pain. It has been a long-time goal of mine to become a massage therapist to share my knowledge of pain conditions in helping others to manage or reduce the daily discomforts they may be experiencing.”
Leslie Byrd is a Licensed Massage Therapist and
graduate of Cohutta Healing Arts Institute (CHAI). Leslie has over 15 years of personal experience with chronic pain and illness pathologies, and has developed a deep understanding of many chronic conditions, such as Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and Chronic Migraine. Leslie continues her education by studying treatments for several conditions, as well as taking courses in techniques such as Nueromuscular and Reflexology. In 2020, Leslie was Certified to Teach Yoga through Yoga & Ayurveda Center; she also received a Certificate to practice Manual Lymphatic Drainage (Vodder Technique) through the Academy of Lymphatic Studies. Leslie is currently studying Craniosacral Therapy and has completed her first course towards certification.
It is her desire to assist others in finding relief, peace, and relaxation beyond the discomforts they may experience.
– GA License #MT011864
Annalisa Pierce, LMT
Graduate of Cohutta Healing Arts Institute, Annalisa has been trained in Swedish (Relaxation) Massage, as well as various Therapeutic Techniques, such as Deep Tissue Massage, Lymphatic Drainage, Myofascial Release, and Trigger Point Therapy.
Annalisa is currently studying Craniosacral Therapy and has completed her first course towards certification.
– GA License # MT012985
Ivy Burton, LMT
Graduate of Cohutta Healing Arts Institute, Ivy has been trained in Swedish (Relaxation) Massage, as well as various Therapeutic Techniques, such as Deep Tissue Massage, Lymphatic Drainage, Myofascial Release, and Trigger Point Therapy.
– GA License # MT013012