Our Wellness Experts
April Winsbury began her training in massage therapy in 2003. She is well-adept in Swedish, Prenatal, Sports, Deep Tissue, Energy, AcuPressure, and Shiatsu massage. Practicing full-time since 2008, she began her Ashiatsu Training in March of 2009, becoming a master Ashiatsu practitioner in 2010. Starting her training in 2013 for Watsu, she is currently an aquatic bodyworker. Studying yoga as an apprentice under Summer Greenlees for several years, she also has learned to incorporate yoga into her field of healing and wellness. She also apprenticed with Summer as a doula and has experience as a professional doula. Massage therapy and pursuit of wellness has been a passion since she was a child and became a career goal at age 12. This work is what she loves to do, helping others feel better and improve their overall health. In addition to the above listed modalities that April offers, she also provides Cupping Therapy for therapeutic and body sculpting applications, and gentle facial cupping sessions for a mini facial addition which assists with sinus and lymphatic drainage as well as in reducing fine lines and wrinkles.
Summer Greenlees, LMT
Having worked as a full-time professional massage therapist and yoga instructor for over 20 years, in addition to the modalities listed above that both April and Summer offer, her certifications also include:
Summer spent 12 years attending births as a doula, in addition to her yoga and bodywork practice. During that time, and having attended hundreds of births, Summer has learned how to effectively train and prepare expecting couples for an optimal, positive birth experience using the tools of yoga and massage therapy. She very much enjoys the opportunity to share her skills with expecting couples, including labor massage techniques to expecting birth partners, and breathing and movement techniques for moms to lower stress, reduce pain, and create greater ease during birth. Look for Summer's Labor massage Class under Maternity Services to schedule this class.
Summer received the “Best Massage Therapist” award from the Austin Birth Awards in 2013.
Summer’s private yoga therapy practice specializes in movement repatterning for reducing strain and tension in the body during the everyday movements of life as well as movements of the client’s exercise and fitness or yoga practice.
Her yoga series classes taught privately or in a small group session provide a foundation for the beginner or seasoned yoga practitioner to discover or re discover his or her own way of moving and being in yoga practice that is truly integrative and supportive of the individuals highest well being and personal wellness goals.
Summer has been a Watsu student and practitioner for 6 years and of all the modalities offered, Watsu and and Yoga therapy are her favorite modalities to share. Please read more about Watsu on the Watsu and Ashiatsu Massage services page.