Meet the 640 Team
Left to Right; Stefanie Riccardo LMT, Crystal Schauder LMT, Tabatha Black LMT & Owner, Kate Gleason LMT, Serena Trudel Receptionist
Tabatha Black LMT & Owner
CT Licensed Massage Therapist #8278
Member of the American Massage Therapy Association
Deep tissue techniques including active & passive stretching and trigger point work infuse Tabby’s work; she finds the vigorous work profoundly rewarding as she seeks to continually understand the root causes of muscular pain, discomfort & tension.
Tabby finds satisfaction in the trust that develops between therapist and client, this trust being one of the most important aspects of the therapeutic relationship.
Her understanding of anatomy & physiology, injury patterns, referred pain and kinesiology support her intuition and lend perspective to her understanding of the body/mind dynamic.
She enjoys sharing her knowledge of post massage supportive measures to enhance her clients continued well being off the massage table
Stefanie Riccardo LMT
CT Licensed Massage Therapist #7672
Stefanie is a 2012 graduate of the CCMT where she was trained in Swedish Massage, Acupressure, Trigger Point Therapy, Deep Tissue Massage, Myofascial Release & Sports Massage.
Stefanie has a deep understanding of the mind-body connection and believes that massage therapy can greatly improve her clients’ body awareness thus resulting in a better sense of well being and performance.
Stefanie is an equestrian who also enjoys multiple athletic activities including trail running, road & mountain cycling, stand up paddleboarding, swimming & weight training.
Through her understanding of the training needs of these sports she is able to focus her sessions around muscular imbalances & areas of holding to achieve better sports performance for athletes of all disciplines while decreasing pain, improving mobility, decreasing recovery time and improving overall well being.
Meghan Fitzpatrick LMT
CT Licensed Massage Therapist #7922
A Connecticut shoreline native, Meghan has been a life-long student of healing and bodywork. Initial interests in reflexology, esthetics, and sports therapy, coupled with her athletic lifestyle, led her to finding massage therapy. Meghan feels massage is one of her callings. Deep tissue work and massage cupping are the mainstays of her work, with strong focus on attachment manipulation and stretching. Meghan is also a Reiki Master, demonstrating deep intuition with clients needs for healing. Meghan’s clientele has ranged from student/professional athletes to clients experiencing life debilitating health issues. Cancer, ALS, MS, Lyme Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, spinal fusions, joint replacements and pre/post- operative palliative care are all inclusive in her wheelhouse. Massage is how Meghan feels she can pay forward her continued health, and by healing and coaching clients in better self-care.
Tom Levav LMT
CT Licensed Massage Therapist #10471
Tom has recently relocated to the United States and graduated with honors from Cortiva Institute. He brings a wealth of knowledge and over a decade of experience practicing Traditional Chinese Medicine including acupuncture, cupping therapy, Tui-Na, and aromatherapy. Tom attained his degree in TCM from Reidman School of Complimentary Medicine in Tel Aviv, Israel and completed a residency at Chengdou University Hospital in Chengdou, China. Tom established a private clinic as well as worked in the public health system in Israel where he cultivated a reputation particularly among athletes and those suffering orthopedic injuries and pain. Tom is looking forward to combining his foundation of eastern and orthopedic medicine with his newly expanded knowledge as an LMT, and to sharing his talents with the CT Shoreline!
Lisha Lachney LMT
CT Licensed Massage Therapist #9728
Lisha was originally born in Louisiana where nature is nurture, she believes her roots gave her the understanding in the magic of touch. She has a thriving interest in helping people reach their health and healing goals. Using a holistic approach to her work, Lisha fully attends to her clients needs, beautifully interweaving clear presence with practiced skill. Whether you desire a deeply indulgent massage, work on a long term injury and trauma or a prenatal treatment, she is able to meet you where you are on your journey. Lisha’s specialties include: Deep Tissue, Swedish, prenatal massage, Hot Stone and trigger point therapy.
“I have dedicated myself inside and outside to the mind, body and soul connection and feel very fortunate to have such a rewarding gift”….