395 W. Northwest Highway
Palatine, IL 60067
p. (847) 963-1600
Hours of Operation
Monday - Saturday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Meet Our Palatine Massage Therapists
At Elements Therapeutic Massage Palatine, our highly trained and qualified massage therapists will work with you to meet your individual needs.
Adar | Licensed Massage Therapist
Adar's philosophy on healing, "Healing, like anything else, is a process. Motivation gets you started and habit is what keeps you going. Massage therapists are the catalysts, guides, and mentors of this process."
Adar attended Harper College of Therapeutic Massage. He has an associate's degree in art and is certified in CPR.
He particularly likes working on upper back and neck as he believes those spots are the most common areas one carries their stress. Once the muscles release and allow free movement, the individual has more opportunity to focus.
Brittany | Licensed Massage Therapist
Brittany’s philosophy on healing: “Massage is the ultimate healer. It eases the mind, body and spirit in a natural, efficient way.”
Brittany attended Everest College and received her diploma in Therapeutic Massage. She is planning on earning her associates degree in Applied Science so she can study physical therapy. Brittany favorite massage modalities are mostly deep tissue massages. “I like to do deeper work, because I like to make a significant impact in a therapeutic way. I enjoy rubbing the knots out and releasing built up tension. I also enjoy soothing and relaxing massages just as well!”
Brittany was born in Biloxi, MS. Her and her family then moved to McHenry, IL while she was still very young and has lived here ever since. She has vacationed in many places; some including, Florida, Mississippi, Northern Wisconsin, Europe where she traveled through Italy, France and Amsterdam. Her dream vacation would be a trip to somewhere tropical, preferably an island such as Barbados or Jamaica!
Christina | Licensed Massage Therapist
Christina's philosophy on healing: "I believe healing starts within as well as externally. Having awareness of ones own body & having the faith, knowledge, and strength to follow your inner guide to a more full-filling, blissful and healthy life."
Christina was born and raised in northeast Ohio. Growing up, Christina has visited places such as New York, New Jersey, Florida, San Juan, St. Thomas, St. Marteen, Toronto, Las Vegas, Nashville, Atlanta, and Alabama. Her dream vacation, however, would be a trip to Italy.
Having graduated Frederick Community College, Christina enjoyed a career as an endodontist assistant. She also graduated from The Cortiva Institute of Massage Therapy, certifying her in massage therapy. Christina's favorite massage modalities include swedish and deep tissue, she "loves working on areas of pain in the back, neck, shoulders, arms, and hands. "
Emily | Licensed Massage Therapist
Emily's philosophy on healing: " Healing begins in the mind, body and spirit. Each are equally important to wellness. More often than not , injury or pain is the result of something that has been building in our bodies for a while. Postural imbalances and poor habits lead to decreased wellness, but massage is a great way to facilitate healing and balance in the body. Especially when you give it time, and include your mind and spirit in your goals towards health."
Emily's client range from those seeking relief from pain or stress to those who are trying to maintain wellness. Emily particularly has interest and enjoys working with oncology patients.
Emily calls her style "Swedish massage with a clinical approach". Firm pressure and trigger point is incorporated into her massage to achieve maximum pain relief. Hot stone is quickly becoming a favorite therapy of Emily's as well citing," It is relaxing, but the heat really helps melt through the layers of fascia and muscle."
Joan | Licensed Massage Therapist
Joan’s philosophy on healing: "I strive to introduce and educate people on the benefits of massage therapy."
Joan grew up in northern Wisconsin and lived there until her twenties, and then moved to Chicago, IL. Before finding massage therapy, Joan was attending Phoenix University where she received her degree in business. Besides being a massage therapist, Joan is also a human resource manager for the last 15 years.
Joan attended the Chicago School of Massage Therapy and her favorite massage modalities are hot stone massage, custom work massage, and Reiki.
Joy | Licensed Massage Therapist
Joy's philosophy on healing: "Healing comes from within. As a massage therapist I am a facilitator on the path to wellness."
Joy grew up primarily in Central Illinois and the suburbs of Chicago. She spent a few years living in Wisconsin but returned to Illinois and now resides in Isalnd Lake. She has traveled to California, Las Vegas, Florida and New York but would love to one day take a tour of Italy!
Joy completed her massage therapy education at the College of Lake County and continued her education getting certified in pre-natal massage and also went to Upledgers Institute for craniosacral therapy.
Before becoming a massage therapist Joy was a stay at home mom.
Joy's favorite massage modalities include pre-natal and trigger point therapy combined with swedish massage.
Julie | Licensed Massage Therapist
Julie's philosophy on healing: The body is an amazing biomechanical machine, capable of rejuvinating and healing with the proper facilitation. I am that facilitator.
Julie grew up here in Palatine, and spent a few years living in the Rogers Park neighborhood of Chicago. Before massage, Julie was "your local neighborhood waitress serving up delicious cuisine." Julie has seen many sights of the US, including Portland OR, Denver CO, Miami FL, and St. Paul MN. Her dream vacation would be a trip to the Fiji Islands, however she doesn't do very well on long flights.
Julie graduated from the Chicago School of Massage Therapy in 2007. Her favorite Massage modalities are clinical deep tissue and myofacial.
Lore | Licensed Massage Therapist
Lore’s philosophy on healing: “Massage therapy is not a luxury, but instead a necessity in the process of healing the body, mind, and spirit.”
Originally from Romania, Lore has a degree in Elementary Education from Pedagogic College (in Romania) and worked in the field previous to becoming a massage therapist. She also holds a degree in Office Technologies from Triton College in Illinois. Lore studied massage therapy at the Illinois School of Health Careers and has been practicing since. She loves all kinds of massage therapy and enjoys including stretches and suggestions for her clients for their at home care.
Lore has traveled to Michigan, Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin. She adores going on fishing/camping trips with her daughter and husband. Outside of the US, Lore has been to Cancun, Acapulco, Mexico, Toronto, and Niagara Falls. Her dream vacation is to see and explore Egypt.
Lucie | Licensed Massage Therapist
Lucie’s philosophy on healing: "The body has a possibility of quick healing with the help of massage therapy. I strongly believe that massage can help put people back on track; physically, sociologically, and mentally."
Lucie studied massage at the European Massage Therapy School in Skokie, IL and has lived in Chicago as well, however Lucie was born in the Czech Republic. Lucie’s favorite massage modalities are Swedish massage, deep tissue work, and prenatal massage.
Lucie has been lucky enough to travel extensively around the world. Places she has been include the Czech Republic, Poland, Germany, Italy, Bulgaria, Florida, and Colorado. Her dream vacation would be a trip back to the Czech Republic because there a many historical places that she has not yet experienced. When she is not massaging, she loves being a mom!
Olga | Licensed Massage Therapist
Olga’s philosophy on healing: "Healing is a natural thing."
Olga was born and raised in Ukraine and just in the past few years moved to Chicago, IL. She studied massage therapy at the European Massage Therapy School and has been practicing ever since. Olga comes from a family of doctors and understands in great detail the benefits of massage therapy. Her favorite massage modalities are Swedish massage and BMT.
Outside of being a massage therapist, Olga has another very important job-being a mom! She misses Ukraine very much and often travels there, but her dream vacation would be to a big forest, to escape from it all!
Renee | Licensed Massage Therapist
Sue | Licensed Massage Therapist
Sue’s philosophy on healing: "Massage therapy facilitates the body’s natural healing process. Allow me to be your facilitator."
Sue grew up in Illinois and has lived here all her life, except for the 7years in which she served in the Army. She attended Chicago School of Massage and graduated in 2004 as a massage therapist. Her favorite massage modalities are myofascial release, sports massage, trigger pot therapy and repetitive use therapy.
While in the Army she had the privilege of traveling all over, to places such as Hawaii, Europe, and various places throughout the United States. Her dream vacation however, would be anywhere warm with a beach!
Suzanne | Licensed Massage Therapist
Suzanne’s philosophy on healing: "Healing deals with the body as a whole, if one thing doesn’t function correctly everything is affected. Therefore, it’s more important to maintain a healthy mind, body, and spirit since they are all one."
Suzanne was born and raised in Illinois and attended Harper College where she earned her massage therapy certification. Before finding massage therapy, she was working in retail but knew it wasn’t for her. Her favorite massage modalities are deep tissue and Swedish. She is also interested in learning prenatal and infant massage in the future.
Suzanne has taken many family vacations all over the states; however her dream vacation would be a trip to Ireland or Scotland since that’s where her ancestry is from!
Tatyana | Licensed Massage Therapist
Tatyana’s philosophy on healing: Healing should be natural, natural relaxation with the touch of hands that have good energy.
Tatyana was born and raised in Russia, but has traveled all over, some places including; California, Ohio, New York, Texas, Kentucky, Wisconsin, and Florida. She is now living in Buffalo Grove, Illinois. Tatyana obtained a Bachelors and a Masters in Education from Petersburg University in Russia. She majored in Biology and Geography before she found her passion for massage therapy and was an elementary and high school teacher for biology and geography, and still loves teaching.
Tatyana attended the International Academy of Massage here in Illinois and has been practicing ever since. Her favorite massage modalities are reflexology and Swedish. Although Tatyana has traveled all over, her dream vacation would be to either Japan, Australia, or around the Pacific Islands.
Vladimir | Licensed Massage Therapist
Vladimir's philosophy on healing: "Pain is weakness leaving the body."
Vladimir was born in Serbia, and has been fortunate enough to visit beautiful countries such as Germany, Greece, and Mexico. He hopes someday to see Jamaica.
Before finding massage therapy, Vladimir worked in the pharmaceutical industry, making tooling. Vladimir attended and graduated from the Solex Medical Academy for massage therapy. His favorite massage modality is deep tissue and sports.
YunJung | Licensed Massage Therapist
YunJung's philosophy on healing is "love".
YunJung was born in Korea where she went on to earn her B.A in public administration at the University of Ulsan. She has traveled to many places including Japan, Hong Kong, and New York but her dream vacation would be to travel to Hawaii.
Yung went to Harper College where she completed her education in massage therapy. She has been trained in many modalities but says pre-natal and swedish massage are her favorites.