Paulette Simonetta, Owner
Paulette came to holistic healing after 20+ years in the corporate world. Faced with a lay off, she decided to make a career change and has never looked back! Paulette is the owner of Holistic Lakewood and a Licensed Massage Therapist. Services include relaxation massage, Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, prenatal massage, hot stone massage, trigger point therapy, myofascial release and Reiki.
Alyssa Morales, LMT
Alyssa is a Licensed Massage Therapist who earned her Certificate and Degree from Cuyahoga Community College in 2012.
She is the mother of two active boys, both involved in swimming and seasonal sports. Being a mom has taught Alyssa how to manage her time efficiently and care for herself. She enjoys reading, watching movies, jogging in parks alongside nature and helping others.
As a Massage Therapist, Alyssa feels a sense of accomplishment and joy that she is able to make her clients happy and relaxed through the power of massage.
Mica Job, LMT
Mica graduated from The Cleveland Institute of Medical Massage in 2009. Before coming to Holistic Lakewood, Mica worked in a hospital setting where she specialized in oncology massage and manual lymph drainage.
Mica enjoys spending time with her family and watching her son grow into a pretty awesome young man. She also enjoys reading, traveling (when possible) and watching her son play lacrosse.
Mica describes her style of massage therapy as one that incorporates Swedish, myofascial release and oncology massage techniques to suit each person and each session, differently.
Ava Wentzel, LMT
Ava is a Licensed Massage Therapist who graduated from the Cleveland Institute of Medical Massage. Throughout her life Ava has been a mediator, a helper, and a healer. She has an inherent desire to connect with everyone and in doing so, help them connect with themselves.
She views her work as a massage therapist as a pathway for clients to explore care and respect for their bodies and a gateway for people to experience a more well-rounded sense of well-being. Ava’s goal is to cultivate a safe environment for all clients and guide them towards awareness of their own bodies. She has a passion for restorative therapeutic work and prenatal massage.
As a dedicated yogi, Ava owes her intuitive way of working to the time spent slowing down and being mindful of her own body. When she’s not tending to herself, she tends to her plants, watches The Great British Baking Show, or settles into a corner of a local cafe.
Blanca Medina, LMT
Blanca is a Licensed Massage Therapist who earned her Certificate from the Cleveland Institute of Medical Massage. She hails from Puerto Rico and is a native Spanish speaker. When in Puerto Rico she took a seminar on five steps to helping people with touch and for many years after she would help stressed people with her touch. Everyone recommended that she go to school to learn massage but she couldn’t find a school near her. Then, one of her sons gave her a gift certificate for a massage. Afterward she felt very relaxed and thought “this is what God wants me to do.” Soon after she found the massage school from which she graduated and has since been busy touching people’s lives for health and wellbeing.
As a Massage Therapist, Blanca strives to provide the highest level of care, customizing massage therapy treatments around a client’s needs. She feels joy that she is able to make her clients happy and relaxed through the power of massage.
Stefania Perkinson, LMT
Stefania is a Licensed Massage Therapist who earned her Associate’s Degree at the National Institute of Massotherapy. Massage therapy runs in her family on both sides and has been a part of her life since she was a baby.
As a therapist that has worked primarily with injuries and pain management, she takes an empathetic approach to her work to ensure the client gets the most out of their time. Stefania’s hobbies, aside from restoring her historic Lakewood home include drawing, crafting, and tending to her plants.
Kira is a Licensed Massage Therapist who earned her certificate from The Cleveland Institute of Medical Massage.
Kira feels a strong sense of accomplishment and satisfaction while helping others. She believes that massage can be a powerful force of healing for both the mind and the body. She is excited to be able to help others with the power of massage.
Originally from Buffalo New York, she enjoys traveling to Buffalo to spend time with her family. Her hobbies include knitting, tending to her plants, and playing with her pet birds.
Melissa Russo, LMT*
Melissa is a Licensed Massage Therapist who earned her certificate from Harmony Path School in Rocky River. She also practices chair massage and promotes wellness in the workplace to local businesses and schools.
Melissa also teaches yoga having completed the OM yoga 200 hour Teacher Training in 2009 and the OM yoga 500 hour Teacher Training in 2011. Her trainings have been furthered by taking various workshops that continue to enrich her yoga both as a teacher and a student.
She has found that merging the healing energies of yoga and massage has brought many benefits to her as a massage practitioner and yoga teacher. She feels very grateful to be able to share these benefits and give the gift of relaxation to her clients.
Andrea is a certified Master Reiki practitioner and teacher, who studied the Usui method. She is also a meditation practitioner who practices focused awareness meditation, where attentiveness is on the breath. The major pillars of this type of meditation include a still posture, diaphragmatic breathing, relaxation, and breath awareness. Andrea combines meditation with reiki by focusing on chakra meditation and is a believer that reiki and meditation are interdependent.
Andrea has two wonderful sons who she is incredibly proud of. She enjoys teaching, traveling, retirement planning, genealogy, and encouraging others to embrace holistic care.
Sue Mauceri, Online Business Manager*
As our Online Business Manager, Sue takes care of all the things behind the scenes that make our business run smoothly. Our website, marketing, social media, customer management, etc. are all taken care of by Sue and her amazing and detailed organizational skills! She keeps everything on track.
A native of Pittsburgh, Sue resides in Jamestown, PA. She loves dogs, spending time in nature, astrology, crystals, and a good wager….don’t bet against her!
As our Office Administrator, Lee greets clients, answers phone calls, books appointments, and performs other general office tasks to ensure the best experience for each client. Lee is a Creative Writing major currently studying at Cleveland State University. They place a high value on mental wellness, always seeking to learn new methods of self-care. They believe that being your best self for others begins with taking care of your own mind and body. With a background in banking and management, Lee is dedicated to all the little details that keep things running smoothly.
In his free time, Lee likes to draw, study Japanese, visit local parks, and spend time with their favorite people and their cat, Ellie.
* Independent service provider, not an employee of Holistic Lakewood.
15217 Madison Ave.
Lakewood, Ohio 44107
Services are by appointment only.
Our hours are Monday through Friday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM, Saturday and Sunday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM.
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