Meet our staff

All of our massage therapists are trained in PNMT. Many also bring complimentary approaches to our massage tables as well, such as bio-mechanical restructuring, physical therapy, tai chi, personal training, yoga, and mindfulness to name a few. This makes for a rich and thorough experience for our clients!

Beth Maddox

Beth Maddox began her professional career with Bachelor’s of Science degrees in Physical Therapy and in Health Facilities Management from Maryville University, St. Louis, in 1989. She gained diverse orthopedic, medical and neurological experience at St. John’s Mercy Medical Center. Then, specializing in manual spinal and soft tissue therapies, Beth worked under Drs. Barry and Rachel Feinberg at Injury Specialists, a chronic pain clinic, St. Louis.

Venturing out on her own in private practice, after gaining certification as an LMT, Precision Neuromuscular Therapy quickly appeared on her radar screen. After the first course, Spine and Thorax I, she saw the solid anatomy and science credibility that was behind PNMT and pursued becoming PNMT certified, which she completed in August 2010. With her passion for PNMT and teaching combined, Beth immediately jumped into the instructor role full force.

Beth maintains her State Licensure in Physical Therapy as well as her National Certification in Therapeutic Massage, and she is a member of ABMP and bodywork. She finds that the blend of Physical Therapy and PNMT-based Therapeutic Massage offers extremely effective outcomes for her clients.

Beth lives with her husband in St. Louis. She has been a lifelong runner, though is trying to embrace cycling and swimming. Various genres of music are also among her passions. In fact, she recently began the process of achieving her bucket list goal of learning to play the cello!

Dolores Bushko

Dolores had an extensive career in Respiratory Therapy, enjoying many aspects from critical care to home care, and education to pulmonary function testing. During her career, she began to realize the importance of the mind body connection in health and disease.

She began to explore massage therapy during her healthcare career as a means of adding that dimension to healing. Seeing the efficacy of bodywork in pain management and stress management, she returned to massage therapy after moving on from respiratory therapy.

She uses an eclectic approach in massage to enhance the health and wellbeing of her clients, and also incorporates mindfulness in her approach for stress management in bodywork. She is also trained in Precision Neuromuscular Therapy (PNMT) to better serve clients in pain management. She lives in south county and enjoys children and grandchildren. She practices daily mindful meditation and enjoys walking outside. After many years away, she has returned to playing the piano, as well as enjoying a wide variety of music.

Randy Leonard

During his years in corporate America, Randy always dreamed of being a massage therapist. So, after 40 years in the business world, he completed his certificate in massage therapy with a deep desire to help people resolve pain issues. Randy quickly found Precision Neuromuscular Therapy (PNMT) and saw it as a modality that does just that.

Currently working towards certification in PNMT, he is also adept in Swedish Massage, Reiki, Myofascial Release, and Dermoneuromodulation (DNM).

Randy has always believed in maintaining a healthy body and “walks the talk” by running, swimming and weightlifting 4-5 times a week, even competing at the national level in Seniors Master Swimming. Otherwise, Randy can be found spending every minute he can with his wife, two grown sons and his five grandchildren.

 

Tracy Hermann

Tracy Herrmann started her physical therapy career in 1987 with a Bachelor’s degree
from St. Louis University and furthering her education with a Masters degree in Physical
Therapy in 1993. She began her career at Mercy Hospital St. Louis where she developed
expertise in acute care, orthopaedics, burn unit, and rehabilitation. Later continuing her
growth as a PT at SSM DePaul Hospital working with patients following general surgery,
stroke, orthopaedic and pulmaonary/cardiac issues.

A huge shift in her career came when she experienced Precision Neuromuscular Therapy
herself as a patient. Seeing first hand the effectiveness of PNMT to relieve pain, she
knew she wanted to provide this for so many patients in need of the same. Tracy dove
into her PNMT training, and is becoming certified in this approach.

Family is very important to Tracy and spends as much time with her grown kids as
possible and loves watching her grandchildren multiply! Always active, she enjoys
pilates and outdoor activities including downhill skiing. To keep her active lifestyle
going, she likes finding and cooking new healthy recipes.