Rose Morningstar, LMT
Rose Morningstar has been a therapist for over 20 years. She is nationally certified and licensed in the state of Washington and Idaho. She has extensive training in sports massage rehab and injury treatment. Her training lead her to a job with a High School in Western Washington, where she helped teach sports medicine. This brought her in contact with many acute and chronic injuries. Naturally when she opened her own practice, it was with a focus on injury treatment and pain management. Her massage techniques are Swedish based with emphasis on deep tissue, active stretching and fascia release. If you have an acute or chronic condition she can probably help with it.
Crystal Phay, LMT
Crystal Phay graduated from American Institute of Clinical Massage in Post Falls in August of 2018. Though she is a recent graduate her skill level reflects someone with a lot more experience in the industry. Crystal’s passion for helping others in not new, She started out as a dental assistant in 2002 and had a career in dental field for 13 yrs. She was ready for a career change. After becoming the office manager here at Body Tech Massage & Wellness in 2014 Crystal decided to go to massage school.
Crystal’s touch is very soothing, therapeutic and results driven. She specializes in myofascial release, deep tissue, relaxation and aromatherapy massage. With her dental background she is very familiar with the muscles of the mouth, jaw and neck so naturally she offers TMJ massage for clients that have TMJ disorder or experience lock jaw and tightness.
In her spare time, she loves anything outdoors. Especially hiking with her 3 year old daughter Raylynn. She also enjoys fishing, dirt bike riding, reading and camping. She has two dogs and loves taking them on new trails and exploring the beautiful place that she can call home in North Idaho.
Megan Ellis, LMT
Megan Ellis has been a Massage Therapist for 18 years, and received her certification through the New Life Institute of Massage Therapy in Redding, CA. Her education encompasses many different techniques including Deep Tissue, Swedish, Pregnancy, Myofascial Release and Trigger Point Therapies.
Upon graduation she was hired by a local Chiropractor, where she worked for 5 years until her move to Coeur d’Alene in 2005. Since then she has worked for Chiropractic and Physical Therapy clinics throughout the area, as well as volunteer work for the annual Ironman Triathlon. She is also an American Red Cross CPR Instructor for the Inland Northwest Chapter.
In her spare time Megan enjoys time with her husband and her 3 children who keep her busy and active in the community. It is not uncommon to find her at the newest movie release or a great concert, being a huge movie and music enthusiast! She loves doing anything outdoors and even finished 3 Sprint Triathlons in summer 2016. Megan truly believes in the saying "If you love what you do, then you will never work a day in your life!" She sees the ability to help others renew themselves as a privilege, not a job!
Suzanne Hawks, LMT
Suzanne Hawk is an Athletic Trainer, Massage Therapist, Personal Trainer, Paramedic & Health Coach
She specializes in deep tissue massage, neuromuscular technique, postural and structural restoration, injury treatment massage, and recently became certified in concussion repair. All of these skills have lead her to jobs in the medical field, including PT/rehab offices, sports & chiropractic clinics, resorts & spas as well as being medical staff for many sporting & business events.
She is fortunate to have worked with & learned from top Orthopedic & ER doctors, PT's, holistic practitioners and health workers. She is now using the knowledge she has acquired to assist & empower individuals through massage & health coaching.
“To empower people to change their habits so they can change their lives is the most rewarding work” says Suzanne
She enjoys traveling & exploring whether it be driving, hiking or kayaking and taking photos of the great beauty all around us. She keeps herself busy with hobbies of carpentry, remodeling and up-cycling items into art.
Suzanne is also an instructor of massage therapy as well as all levels of EMT, first respondents, CPR.
Makaia Foster, LMT
Makaia Foster has been a massage therapist for over 30 years. Her primary focus is on injury treatment, rehab, sports injury, pregnancy massage and energy work. She works with many chiropractors, medical doctors and physical therapists to assist in tissue repair and restore loss of function. Deep tissue and trigger point therapy is incorporated into most sessions as these techniques are very effective in assisting recovery. Makaia strives to assist in allowing the whole body to be in balance. We are physical beings that need to achieve mental, physical, emotional and spiritual balance to function at our optimum. Makaia has over 30 years experience as a licensed midwife. Home birth is her specialty with care including complete prenatal, postpartum, and newborn care.