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Meet our experienced & talented independent contractor Massage Therapists


MISTY  ALDERMAN, a graduate of the Healing Arts Institute in Roseville, grew up in Angels Camp, CA and is now in Auburn helping run her aunt's and uncle's care home.  She has practiced massage in Sacramento and Costa Rica. She gives a very nurturing relaxing, therapeutic massage, incorporating SWEDISH DEEP TISSUE, LOMI LOMI and AROMATHERAPY. She specializes in working out targeted muscular tension. Hours: Fri 3-8pm and Tues 10-2.

BERNADETTE COELHO,  a native  of Auburn, graduated from the Auburn School of Health and Wellness in 2004.  She offers an intuitive touch,  works with the physical & emotional needs of clients, and includes the following modalities: SWEDISH, DEEP TISSUE MASSAGE, HOT STONE WORK, SENIOR MASSAGE, & EAR CANDLING. Athletes note that Bernadette has extensive experience working with triathletes at the Auburn Triathlon and also guests at PrimalCon health&fitness retreats. She can go deep and address your injury and recovery concerns! Hours: Wed 2-8, Fri 10-6, Sat 10-6. On call most days.

TANYA BENNETT trained in SWEDISH DEEP TISSUE and PAIN RELIEF THERAPY. She is particularly skilled in using effective stretching techniques to relieve a number of acute symptoms including lower back and shoulder and neck pain.  Hours: Sun 10-6.

SUZANNE ZAHROBSKY graduated from Heartwood Institute in 1996 with 900 hours of training in various modalities. Her focus is on Asian Healing Arts. She offers SWEDISH, AURICULAR THERAPY (ear acupressure), ZEN SHIATSU and ASHIATSU BAREFOOT MASSAGE. The essence of her work adopts an approach of listening to the body. Her work incorporates passive stretching, joint mobilization, and light to deep focused pressure as requested, in an integrative and intuitive style. Hours: Tue-Wed: 10-3 p.m. and On Call 

KAREN TROWBRIDGE has worked as a massage therapist for 29 years. She trained at the Mckinnon Institute of Massage in Oakland where she began her specialty in ESALEN SWEDISH, REFLEXOLOGY, SHIATSU and the ROSEN METHOD. Karen has extensive dance training, as well as having performed professionally. She has also practiced yoga for over 20 years. Hours: Every other Sunday 2-6, Mon 2-6.

DIANE HOLLAND graduated from the Healing Arts Center in Roseville in 1997. She has been in private practice & worked with chiropractors and in day spas for 14 years. Her intention is to integrate all of her training into a tailor made massage session for each of her client’s needs. To that end she utilizes WARM STONES, POSITIONAL RELEASE, & CRANIALSACRAL THERAPY. She is known for a relaxing, nurturing touch. Hours: Tuesday, Thursday, & Sunday 3-6.

SEAN KILCOYNE completed 820 hours of training at Anthem College in Sacramento, Ca and has been working professionally  since 2008.  His technique is a refreshingly calculated combination of  SWEDISH  DEEP TISSUE, MYOFASCIAL RELEASE, CRANISOSACRAL, SHIATSU, ACUPRESSURE, LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE, REFLEXOLOGY, TRIGGER POINT, PRENATAL & HOT STONE MASSAGE. With positive intention and intuitive energy, he works to help every client heal to their fullest capacity. Hours: On Call Friday & Saturday.

LORI SIPHERD: A licensed therapist since 1999, Lori's strength is providing personalized care utilizing DEEP TISSUE SWEDISH MASSAGE, BOWEN THERAPY, CRANIAL SACRAL THERAPY, & REFLEXOLOGY. She specializes in physical ailments including: back pain, neck pain, headaches, post viral cleansing and sports injuries. HOURS: Sat & Sun 10am-6pm.

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JOEL “Jody” CURRY MSW, CMT (owner) came to body therapies from clinical social work where he learned to appreciate the value of stress relief. He trained with Judy Phillips at Phillips School of Massage, with Milton Albrecht & Ozzie Rentsch for Bowen Therapy & with Joseph Carter of the Berkeley Acupressure Institute.

JOY CURRY (owner) passed after a long illness in April of 2016. She can be thanked for selecting the many wonderful therapists at Pathways, and infusing the clinic with positive energy at all times. Joy's artwork can be seen on the wall at Pathways.

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