Jill started in massage therapy in 2003. She has a passion for massage, enjoys helping people feel better, and finds giving massage almost as relaxing as receiving it. She is a graduate of Spa Tech in Westborough, MA. She worked as a full-time massage therapist in London, England for three years before returning to CT. She has been licensed in CT since 2006, and continues to practice massage therapy part-time. Jill already has a dedicated following at Kure Spa! Her unique combination of styles combined with deep, flowing movements helps relieve muscle tension and promotes deep relaxation.
Jill is an avid trail runner who enjoys endurance events, and volunteers for Milford’s Land Conservation Trust.
Steve has been practicing massage 20+ years. After graduating CCMT he began working with several local chiropractors, and with athletes at the New Canaan YMCA. His work is more focused on clinical application – massage to address specific health issues. Using techniques of Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, and Fascial Release, Steve is able to achieve positive and lasting results for people with chronic and acute pain, restricted mobility, and various types of stress related problems. He finds the ultimate reward is helping clients rediscover a feeling of calm, vibrant wholeness and vitality!
Along with our therapist Arden, Steve has created a Kure Spa exclusive treatment called ‘Fascia Integration‘ .
Outside of work, Steve loves the outdoors, hiking, swimming and SCUBA. He plays music and has been involved in musical theater. He is currently studying Spanish with the goal of becoming fluent!
Theresa graduated from The Body Institute in Roseville, CA in 2007. Upon returning to CT, she then graduated from the Connecticut Center of Massage Therapy in 2012. She has been in active practice since her sunny California days. She brings a wealth of experience and is very adept at working on clients with multiple sports injuries, auto accidents and medical ailments. She cultivated her training while working at a chiropractic office that specialized in low back pain. She also does pre-natal massage.
Theresa enjoys morning walks and hiking. She understands the importance of an active lifestyle. If someone is in pain, she is happy to be part of their healing so they can be active and healthy again.
Lorraine is a graduate of The Connecticut Center For Massage Therapy. Always an active person, she has a background in weight training, inline skating, Tai Chi and Chi Gong. She first encountered massage therapy to get help with injuries, and appreciated the relief she felt, both physically and mentally. Lorraine’s work is adaptable; from deep tissue to nurturing and relaxing gentle pressure. She enjoys bringing relief to people who are over-stressed in their lives.
When she isn’t working, Lorraine can be found power-walking on the treadmill, knitting beautiful hats, or playing with Coffee and Cuzco, her precious cats!
Arden graduated from the CT Center for Massage Therapy in 1996. In the years following, she built a private practice in her home while she was raising three daughters! She also established a thriving yoga studio called ‘Neighborhood Yoga’. Arden is truly a holistic healer and brings a combination of skills into her work. She can combine traditional swedish & deep tissue technique with an energy work approach such as Reiki and Jin Shin Do. Arden’s work has focused on working with people with chronic pain issues, and auto-immune disorders such as chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, and systemic issues such as Lyme disease.
Along with our therapist Steve, Arden has created a Kure Spa exclusive treatment called ‘Fascia Integration‘ .
Arden lives by the water, enjoys kayaking, local live music & is currently getting certified in Ashiatsu massage (deep pressure massage using feet).
Jade studied at the Nevada School of Massage Therapy in 2003. The year following she moved to CT where she began a private practice and started working at Agora Spa in Stamford. She truly enjoys working with expecting moms doing pre-natal, as well as working with young athletes. Jade loves being able to reach people on a personal level with massage, and how massage gives a person time for themselves, to be more in tune with their body.
She loves helping animals, music, and she and her family enjoy cooking and singing, together!
Nicole graduated from the CT Center for Massage Therapy in 2010 and currently works with a local chiropractor. She also used to work for Massage Envy. In addition to Swedish/deep tissue, she does Thai Massage. She got into the massage therapy field because she knew she wanted to help people in some way, and she finds that massage is 100% aligned to who she is – it is more like a lifestyle than like work. She would like to eventually become a yoga instructor and combine that with massage/Thai work.
Outside of work she enjoys hanging out with her 3 kids and family, and also loves the outdoors & nature.
Fern Fernanda began her exploration of healing arts in her late teens when she was introduced to the ancient Japanese healing method, Reiki. She has been attuned in Reiki levels 1 and 2. Her fascination with the body, mind, and spirit’s healing capabilities led her to enroll in the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy in Westport, CT, where she graduated in 2015. Committed to continuous learning – she has attended trainings such as Intro to Reflexology and Methods of Releasing the Rotator Cuff. She also works at Dew Yoga assisting in Restorative Yoga with Reiki Healing workshops. Proudly a member of the American Massage Therapy Association, she is honored to share the gifts of massage therapy & Reiki with her clients.
Fern is Brazilian-American and speaks Portuguese. Her favorite pastimes include exploring the library, getting massage!, finding treasures at Goodwill, practicing yoga, and reading tarot cards for guidance & fun.
Jasara graduated the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy in 2003, and then went on to work at the Norwich Inn & Spa for 5 years. She has done independent contracting with wellness centers in the New London area, as well as volunteer work for Hospice and Abuse Victim agencies. She feels she can relate with people in a tactile sense, almost as a ‘muscle medium’ – she is very intuitive! Jasara does deep tissue and trigger point work, and integrates CranioSacral as she works on a client’s neck and shoulders.
She likes working on her house – a lot of renovating and repair work. She also works with the CT Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, and the ‘Great Strides/Pierce Project’.
Jason is a licensed massage therapist and is board certified. He graduated from the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy in 1999. His expertise is in Deep Tissue, Shiatsu, Myofacial Release, CrainioSacral therapy and Prenatal Massage. His work is medical in style, experience gained from when he worked closely with chiropractors for 8+ years. Jason’s goal is to open up the joints, increase the suppleness of the muscles, tendons and ligaments by intuitively finding areas of the body that need to be opened. Jason uses multiple modalities to bring harmony into the client’s body and soul.
Jason is an avid skier, mountain biker, hiker and does yoga every so often. He has approx. 20 pets at home and his kids think it’s the greatest thing ever!