Massage Therapists

At Pure Wellness we have a wonderful collection of massage therapists who each have their own unique touch and techniques.

 

Erica Irish, LMP

Erica graduated from Everest College in Vancouver, WA. She has been in practice since January 2012 and has been with Pure Wellness since June 2012. She specializes in deep tissue massage as well as Swedish relaxation massage. Erica passed her licensing exam and became a registered nurse in March 2017. While she does plan on obtaining a job in the nursing field, Erica loves working at Pure Wellness and hopes to stay and balance both jobs. She will begin her BSN degree in August 2017. In her spare time, Erica loves reading, hiking, traveling, and fulfilling her bucket list.

 

Amanda Merrill, LMP

Amanda  graduated University of Western States in September 2014. She joined our team in May of 2015. Amanda enjoys playing with her two dogs, reading, and going on adventures with her friends and family.

 

Lynn Greene, LMP

Lynn graduated from East West College of the Healing Arts in 2013. She loves doing feet, face and hand massage as well as relaxation massage. She has also taken classes in Shiatsu and Lomi Lomi massage. When not at work you can find her doing local theatre, singing karaoke, or watching Dr. Who.

 

Jaiz Mattson, LMP

Jaiz graduated from Everest College in Vancouver in 2012. She has been practicing for 4 1/2 years now and joined the Pure Wellness team last summer. She specializes in deep tissue, reflexology, trigger point therapy, swedish and fybromyaglia massage. When she isn’t working she enjoys hanging out with her family, working out and going on hikes!

 

Liz Bialkowsky, LMP

Liz graduated from East West college of Healing Arts in Portland, OR, where developed her skills in both Eastern and Western modalities. She has been practicing since February 2016 and joined the Pure Wellness team in November 2016.  She specializes in swedish, therapeutic/deep tissue, thai massage and therapeutic breast tissue massage (taking the class in May). When Liz isn’t at work she enjoys being outdoors, playing with puppy and reading.

 

Nichole Terrell, LMP

Nichole graduated from RMTRW Massage School in Lubbock, TX in 2012 and has been practicing since. She joined the Pure Wellness team in February of 2017.  Nichole specializes in myofascial release, deep tissue, trigger point therapy, and treating TMJ Disorders and headaches with massage. She also enjoys giving swedish/relaxation, mother-to-be, and sports massage.  Nichole was born and raised in Anchorage, AK, moved to Lubbock, TX in 2006 and moved to Vancouver, WA in 2016 to be closer to home and not as cold! She enjoys hiking, reading, drinking coffee, and playing with her two dogs!

Dawn joined our team in 2017 and has worked as a massage therapist for 8 years prior to working with us at Pure Wellness.

Dawn McElmeel, LMP

Tammy Kelly, LMP

Tammy graduated from Everest College of Massage in 2014, but was a massage therapist in Nevada before recertifying here in Washington state.  She has been practicing massage since 1997 and recently joined our team in 2017. She specializes in Swedish, cupping, deep tissue and myofascial release.  When she isn’t working, she enjoys watching scary movies, playing with her two kitties and hanging out with her close friends.

Jennifer Tanguay, LMP

Jen is a recent graduate of East West College in Portland and recently joined the Pure Wellness team.  She has been using chiropractic and massage for her own health and wellness for many years and has experienced the profound health benefits for herself and her family, so she decided it was something that she wanted to help others benefit from massage.  When Jen is not helping people with their health concerns, she enjoys spending time with her husband Michael, their 5 children, and one grandchild at their small family farm here in Washougal taking care of their 3 dogs, chickens and ducks.  They also enjoy skiing in the winter and hiking, pickleball and traveling the rest of the year.