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Massage Works Therapy Center has been recognized as one of the most outstanding locations in Fort Wayne to provide restorative treatments and massage therapy services. With two locations in Fort Wayne area, we are able to accommodate a broader demographic of our city to help treat clients with prolonged pain and stress, or those simply looking for a place to relax.

Our Massage Therapists in Fort Wayne


Dana
Dana Neace
Dana grew up in both Boulder, Colorado and Toledo, Ohio but moved to the Fort Wayne area in 2002. Her interest in massage therapy started at a very young age. When she was a teenager she started with family and friends, and her love for massage therapy grew from there. Dana loves helping people heal both physically and emotionally and she enjoys the relationships she builds with her clients. She wants to continue learning massage and strives to be the best therapist she possibly can be. Dana is passionate about working with orphanages and children in the foster care system. She has spent quite a bit of time overseas helping run an orphanage as well. She would like to find a way to incorporate massage and healing touch into the lives of those that come from broken homes and families to make them feel worthy, chosen, and safe. When Dana is not working, she loves spending time outdoors! Hiking, swimming, sports, reading, church, gardening, and spending time with her family and friends are all things she enjoys in her free time. Dana’s abilities include relaxation/Swedish massages, deep tissue, trigger point, and stretching. You can book with Dana at the Jefferson location during the following days and times!

Tuesday 9am-3pm
Thursday 9am-3pm
Friday 9am-2pm
Dana
Alex Contreraz
Alex was born in Ohio but moved to Fort Wayne at a young age so she has lived in Fort Wayne for most of her life. She began practicing massage in 2019 and loves being able to help people find relief from their ailments. Alex believes it is an honor for her to be able to work on clients and have them feeling like a whole new person when they leave her table. In her free time, she loves being outdoors and doing things like hiking, canoeing, and soon biking. Alex also loves attending music festivals and other concerts as well. Music and the outdoors have a way of healing her soul. Alex is passionate about massage as well as creating a life that brings peace to herself and those around her. She strives to put only good thoughts and energy out into the universe, as well as taking good care of herself and others in order to live a full and happy life. Alex’s modalities include Swedish, Deep Tissue, Prenatal, Sports, and Oncology massage. She wants to continue to learn as much as she possibly can in the field of massage therapy and plans to take many more classes and seminars in the future. You can book with Alex at the Jefferson location during the following days and times:

Monday 2pm-8pm
Tuesday 10am-2pm
Thursday 10am-2pm
Friday 10am-3pm
Saturday 10am-3pm alternating every other
Keirstton Reiter
Keirstton Reiter
LMT
Keirstton is from small town Ohio and graduated from the Dayton School of Medical Massage. She has been practicing Massage Therapy for 3 years! She offers Swedish, Therapeutic, and Deep Tissue massages. Her massage is a very healing and spiritual one. Keirstton is open minded, free spirited, and her goal is to support each client in living their best lives. She enjoys music, community events, as well as social and economic studies. Keirstton is available for booking at the Jefferson location on the following days!

Tuesday: 10am-2pm
Wednesday: 2pm-8pm
Thursday: 10-2pm
Charlie Collins
Charlie Collins
Charlie moved to Fort Wayne from Jasper in February of 2018 which is when he began practicing massage. He enjoys helping people with their pain and would like to explore new modalities to further his career! He became interested in massage while studying Biology. Outside of work, Charlie enjoys playing golf, guitar, and drums. He is very passionate about music and games. He provides both Swedish/relaxation and deep tissue massages. You can book with Charlie at the Jefferson location during the following days and times

Monday 2pm-8pm
Tuesday 2-8pm
Wednesday 3pm-8pm
Friday 2pm-8pm
Saturday 10am-5pm
Shawna
Shawna Pontious
LMT
Shawna is from Northwest Ohio but has lived in Fort Wayne for quite some time now. She thinks it’s a great place to raise her family and she plans to stick around. Shawna has been practicing massage since 2011 and it was never a planned endeavor, but rather a spur of the moment decision to begin her journey in massage therapy! Shawna loves improving the quality of live in her clients and she is very passionate about living a quality life filled with love in her own. In her down time, Shawna loves spending time with her 4 children and doing anything outdoors. Her massage techniques and styles include a very strong deep tissue, stretching, trigger point, with her main focus being therapeutic massage. She is currently going back to school for nursing as well and would love to one day intertwine massage with nursing and become a certified Doula. You can book with Shawna at the Jefferson or Dupont location during the following days and times!

Monday: 2pm-7pm Jefferson
Wednesday: 2pm-7pm Dupont
Dana
Heidi M.
LMT and Licensed Esthetician
Heidi is a newly Licensed Massaged Therapist but has been practicing Esthetics and Swedish Massage since 2013. Heidi enjoys learning and understanding the human anatomy to better serve her clients and help people manage their physical ailments. Her passion is helping people feel better, and understanding their body. Heidi also enjoys staying up to date on the latest products and modalities. When she isn’t working, Heidi enjoys biking, roller blading, swimming, and exploring with her family and dog. After receiving her License in Massage Therapy, Heidi still would like to go back to school one day when her children are older and pursue Physical Therapy Assisting. She is also interested in Animal Therapy. She offers a wide array of treatments including Therapeutic, Migraine Massage, Relaxation, Deep Tissue, Golfer’s Massage, Myofascial Release, Trigger Point Therapy, and basic Lymphatic Drainage. She provides a quiet environment for healing and strengthening. As an esthetician she also provides organic facials and peels, facial waxing, and Dermaplaning facials. You can book with Heidi at our Jefferson location during the following days and times!

Monday-Friday: 9am-2pm or 3pm
Every other Saturday: 9am-2pm
Susan Dickes
Susan Dickes
LMT and Certified Reflexologist
Susan Dickes has lived a variety of locations, including Florida, Georgia, and several cities in Indiana. She has been practicing Reflexology since 1995 and Massage Therapy since 2003. Susan became interested in Massage Therapy and Reflexology because of her desire to learn about natural/internal healing for the mind and body. She enjoys having the opportunity and ability to help others through Massage Therapy. She is extremely passionate about her work, but in her down time Susan enjoys reading, gardening, spending time with family and grandchildren, as well as going to church. Her specialty is in Reflexology while she also provides treatments in Deep Tissue, Prenatal, and Relaxation. You can book with Susan at the Jefferson location during the following days and times!

Monday 1pm-6pm
Wednesday 1pm-6pm
Friday 1pm-6pm
Every other Saturday 12pm-5pm
Jess Weigold
Jess Weigold
LMT
Jess a Licensed Massage Therapist practicing since 2013! She was born and raised in Fort Wayne, Indiana. She loves this city and her father is her hero; as he is a retired Fort Wayne Police Officer who spent 28 years serving Fort Wayne. As a teenager, Jess found inspiration within her best friend’s mother, who had her own massage business at Hamilton Lake! Jess was always helpful and hands on as a teen when her friends would complain of tension in their neck or shoulders. She enjoys providing a service to the public who have tough jobs and chronic pain. Jess has serviced many clients in the past with Multiple Sclerosis and she was diagnosed with Transverse Myelitis, which is similar to MS, and without her knowledge of previous clients suffering from MS, Jess wouldn’t have recovered so quickly. In her free time, Jess loves spending time with her three dogs, and she loves tending to plants! She is passionate about rescuing animals, especially dogs, and volunteered at the FWACC a few years back. She would love to learn more and advance her knowledge In the field of Massage Therapy in effort to further help those in need. Jess offers Deep Tissue, Swedish, and Therapeutic massages. You can book with her at the Jefferson and Dupont locations during the following days and times!

Tuesday: 10am-2pm Jefferson
Wednesday: 10am-3pm Jefferson
Thursday: 3pm-8pm Jefferson
Friday: 3pm-8pm Jefferson
Saturday: 12pm-5pm Dupont
Dina Okanovic
Dina Okanovic
Licensed esthetician
Dina has lived in Fort Wayne for 15 years and started her Massage journey as an Esthetician. She began practicing massage in 2016 and she enjoys healing clients with her services. Dina just finished schooling to be an LMT. She is passionate about skincare, health, and holistic healing. Dina provides an array of treatments from facials, facial waxing, under arm waxing, Deep Tissue Massage, and Swedish. Her massage is very thorough and she makes sure she is applying just the right amount of pressure to suite your needs and ensure you are getting the massage your body needs. Dina enjoys traveling, the outdoors, and spending time with family in her downtime. You can book with Dina at our Jefferson location during the following days and times!

Monday: 12pm-8pm
Wednesday: 10am-3pm
Thursday: 12pm-8pm
Friday: 3pm-8pm
Saturday: 10am-5pm
Avery Vorndran
Avery Vorndran
LMT
Avery is a Fort Wayne native and Licensed Massage Therapist; she began practicing massage in 2015. Avery teaches massage therapy part time for now but would love to eventually teach massage full time. Avery became interested in massage therapy after she experienced her weight loss journey, and wanted to help others feel better like she did. She really enjoys helping her clients feel better and relieve chronic pain that so many people struggle with every day. She thinks everyone deserves to live with as little chronic pain as possible, and she hopes to aid in that pain relief. Outside of work, Avery enjoys spending time with her son, as they do everything together. She is also currently furthering her education at PFW. She is very passionate about massage and teaching, and hopes to continue doing so after she finishes her Bachelor’s degree. Her specialty is Pregnancy Massage but she is also experienced in a wide range of other modalities including Deep Tissue, Relaxation, and Post-Partum. You can book with Avery the following days and times:

Friday: 3pm-8pm
Dawn Smith
Dawn Smith
Licensed esthetician
Dawn grew up in Payne, Ohio but now resides in Fort Wayne and has since she was married. She has been practicing massage since 2011 and is also an Esthetician. Dawn enjoys reducing stress for her clients through massage therapy. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, reading, having dinner and playing cards with family, spending time with her boys and grandkids, and vacationing with her husband. Dawn offers a great Swedish/Relaxation massage with medium to firm pressure. She enjoys geriatric massage as well. You can book with Dawn at our Jefferson location during the following days and times!

Tuesday 2pm-8pm
Wednesday 3pm-8pm
Thursday 2pm-8pm
Saturday 10am-4pm
Amanda Schmidt
Amanda Schmidt
LMT and Licensed esthetician
Amanda has lived most of her life in Las Vegas where she also worked at the luxurious Bellagio Casino and Resort as a massage therapist. She now resides in Fort Wayne and has been practicing massage therapy since 2003. She became interested in massage after receiving her first one and wants to be able to give that feeling to others. Amanda has always loved helping people and she enjoys most about benig the therapist is having the ability to heal with her hands and heart. In her free time, Amanda loves to be outside, hiking, swimming, yoga, painting and spending time with her children. She is passionate about family, animals, and making a difference in the world. Her specialties include Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, and Thai Yoga. Amanda is always eager to learn more massage techniques and she is currently planning a trip to Thailand to learn more Thai Yoga practices. You can book with Amanda at the Jefferson location during the following days and times:

Monday: 9am-2pm
Tuesday: 12pm-5pm
Wednesday: 12pm-8pm
Saturday: Every other 9am-4pm
Gina McDonald
Gina McDonald
LMT
Gina McDonald is a NCBTMB Board certified Licensed Massage Therapist with over 20 years of experience. She is a Fort Wayne native but has spent more than 8 years living in the Milwaukee, Wisconsin area, and returned to the Summit City a huge Green Bay Packers fan. She has been practicing massage since 1997 and she loves helping others not only feel better but actually BE BETTER. She is also a massage instructor! Gina believes if she can make the world a happier and healthier place through her massage work, then her life is both meaningful and successful. Gina loves being a therapist because she can help life happen without restriction. She accomplishes this by a number of different treatments and specialties including Deep Tissue, Neuromuscular, Trigger point, Craniosacral, Prenatal, Stretching, Reflexology, and Scar Tissue Release. Gina's massage is very deep tissue and for those that need very deep pressure. In her down time, she loves playing with her dogs as well as travelling to teach continuing education for other Massage Therapists in the United States. Her dream is to one day own and help run a school, furthering her success in teaching other therapists how to help their own clients. You can book with Gina at our Jefferson locations during the following days and times!

Monday: 1:15pm-7pm Jefferson
Tuesday: 9:15am-2pm Jefferson
Wednesday: 11am-6pm Jefferson
Thursday: 11am-6pm Jefferson
Michael Windsor
Michael Windsor
LMT and owner of Massage Works Therapy Center
Owner of Massage Works Therapy Center and licensed massage therapist. He specializes in deep tissue, therapeutic massage, as well as myofascial release and craniosacral therapy techniques. Michael has over a decade of experience in the massage industry. He has been a professor as well as a Program Chair where he was responsible for all aspects of producing highly skilled massage therapists. His primary focus now is building a massage business on the foundation of the highest quality, most talented, and dedicated Licensed Massage Therapist in the industry. Due to this, his massage schedule is very limited and is available mostly by request only. Whether you have an acute injury, are in need of pain relief, or you just want to treat yourself; Massage Works has a therapist for you!
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