Katie Mercer, OWNER
Katie Mercer is a Licensed Massage Therapist, Structural Integration Practitioner, Business Owner, and continuous student. Katie graduated from The Massage Institute of Memphis in 2000, graduated from The Northwest Center for Structural Integration in Portland, Oregon in 2018, and is currently furthering her college education in the health care field. Katie opened The Massage Boutique in 2014, with the intentions on providing a tranquil environment, affordable bodywork, and a staff that is supportive of their clients needs. After almost two decades of providing bodywork, she feels the most important aspects of her job are listening to the specific needs of each client, and to never stop learning.
Jonathan Nelson is a licensed Massage Therapist, who graduated top of his class from John A. Logan College in 2016. While completing John A. Logan’s Massage Therapy Program he studied areas such as, integrative education in Swedish massage, neuromuscular trigger point therapy, deep tissue massage, and myofascial release. During his education he received numerous awards for his outstanding performance and tenacity for learning within his field. Jonathan gravitated toward a career in Massage Therapy from his love of connecting with and sharing positive experiences with the people around him. This career allows him to serve his clients and community in a healing and fulfilling way. Jonathan’s passion for Massage Therapy did not end with the completion of his degree, but continues through his participation in continuing education workshops. He most recently completed SomaVeda Fundamentals of Thai Yoga Level 1, in October of 2017. Jonathan’s well-rounded education and uplifting presence enables him to provide perfectly tailored experiences for everyone that receives his services.
Ashley Newfarmer is a 2018 graduate of John A. Logan's Massage Therapy Program, and is licensed in the state of Illinois. Ashley is driven to help others through the healing benefits of massage. Her areas of study include trigger point therapy, swedish relaxation, sports, deep tissue, and pre-natal massage. She looks forward to helping her clients find the pain relief, and relaxation that she can assist with.