Courtney Backes LMT she/her (obmt # 26771)
Courtney is passionate about listening to the subtle parts of our systems as a way to experience lasting change. Having studied somatic and Eastern modalities, she arrived at the practice of bodywork as a way to celebrate a new level of personal embodiment. She is excited to share this offering with others so that they can pursue their fully impassioned lives. Her modality offerings include Thai Massage, Craniosacral, Myofascial Release and Deep Tissue as well as Swedish massage. She looks forward to sharing the therapeutic container with anyone looking for relief along their personal pathways to transformation.
•Swedish and deep tissue massage
Sierra Morgan LMT she/her (obmt # 26834)
Sierra, a graduate of the East West College of the Healing Arts in 2021, is dedicated to continuously expanding her skill set and honing her expertise. Passionate about integrating her in-depth understanding of the human body with her intuitive touch, she creates a unique and deeply relaxing experience for her clients. Her approach is characterized by a soothing, rhythmic style that combines the best elements of Swedish massage and clinical techniques.
By employing gentle pressure, fluid movements, and incorporating trigger point therapy and myofascial release, Sierra provides a session that leaves clients both relaxed and revitalized. Whether you require relief from pain and tension or seek a profoundly tranquil experience, Sierra excels in delivering both. Her therapeutic work effectively soothes pain, reduces muscular and fascial restrictions, alleviates stress and anxiety, while also promoting improved movement, immune function, and activating the parasympathetic response.
Sierra finds immense joy in practicing massage therapy as it offers her an opportunity to cultivate presence and grounding amidst the fast-paced demands of modern life. She considers it a great honor to help individuals enhance their physical well-being by utilizing her intuitive abilities and applying these therapeutic modalities.
•Trigger Point Release
Magidah Crow LMT she/her (obmt # 7603)
Magidah has been a bodyworker for over 25 years and specializes in Manual Lymphatic Drainage, Polarity Therapy, Craniosacral, and Myofascial Release to weave personalized treatments for her clients.
Manual lymphatic drainage is excellent for supporting general health and wellness, recovering from and supporting the body during chronic or acute illness, and recovering following surgery or injury.
Along with MLD she incorporates gentle myofascial and craniosacral therapies as well as energetic and dialogue work.
In addition to this work, she also offers Holistic Pelvic Care©. Magidah is passionate about helping women uncover the strength and power of their root using physical, energetic, and spiritual methods in an empowering, respectful, and collaborative way.
•Manual Lymphatic Drainage
•Somatic Energy Work
•Holistic Pelvic Care©
•Breast/Chest Care and Surgery Rehab
Sage Fisher LMT she/her (obmt # 26509 )
Sage is an artist and brings that presence and focus into her massage. She offers a deeply embodied sense of listening and following the needs and expression of the body. Her primary modalities are Myofascial Release, Swedish, Deep Tissue, Tui Na and Craniosacral.
She provides clients with a full-body experience that is both deep and gentle and focuses on therapeutic techniques for pain relief, tension relief, and structural balancing.
•Please note that Sage is only accepting new clients on a case by case basis. Please email her to inquire about treatment
• Myofascial Release
• Craniosacral Therapy
• Swedish and Deep Tissue Massage
Johanna Wright she/her
Creative Coach and Energy Worker
Johanna Wright is an energy worker, author, illustrator and intuitive coach. She has explored and trained in energy medicine, community healing, channeling, psychedelic medicine (please note that this is not being offered at RituaLuna Wellness at this time), creative visualization and intuitive journaling.
• Johanna offers creative coaching, visioning, and energetic clearing sessions to help clients transform their stuck places and step boldly into their creative dreams.
**Please note that Johanna offers transformative healing work. Not massage.
Jenny Crain LMT she/they (obmt # 26817)
Jenny is a Soft Tissue Tamer and Energy Worker. She is best known for very slow, deep, detailed, and targeted fascial work combined with craniosacral therapy to address unresolved chronic, acute, and mysterious pain patterns in her clients. She is also known for her work with calming and resetting the nervous system for folks experiencing the effects of trauma and other emotional sensitivities. Her modalities include myofascial release, craniosacral therapy, scar release, deep tissue massage, cupping, gua sha, and myriad energetic techniques used to bring harmony and balance to her clients.
Through a trauma-informed lens, each massage will be tailored to each individual, depending on their specific needs and preferences.
Please note that Jenny doesn't offer full-body relaxation massage. While the work is relaxing, she is best utilized to unwind chronic pain, release scar tissue, and to reset overactive or disregulated nervous systems.
As a forever student, she has been picking up countless tools for her healing practice over the years, including but not limited to: Training in Myofascial Release, Craniosacral Therapy, Chinese Medicine, Acupressure and Teishin techniques, Reiki master training (1997 and 2017), sound therapy with acu-tuning forks and a years-long mentorship with Shayne Case.
•Trigger Point Release
•Breast/Chest Care and Surgery Rehab
•Sound Therapies and Energy Work
Sarah Boeres LMT she/her (obmt # 26516)
**Please note: Sarah is on leave due to exciting life events and plans to return sometime next year. We love her and we will miss her dearly.
Clients love Sarah's massages. She offers a strong focus on full body treatment to address pain, postural imbalances, stress, and general lack of ease in the body. She offers very trauma-informed care with a deep soulfulness that folks respond to right away.
In addition to therapeutic full-body massage, she also offers more specific areas of focus utilizing deep tissue, myofascial release, neuromuscular therapies, and tui na to move energy and restriction allowing for full movement potential and decrease in pain. Her massages are both effective and deeply relaxing.
• Swedish and Deep Tissue
• Myofascial Release
Roxanne O'Hara LMT she/her (obmt # 18908)
**Please note that Roxanne is pursuing a doctoral degree in acupuncture and Chinese Medicine. She is not currently accepting new clients. She is still, however, the managing owner and should be contacted with any questions, concerns, or recommendations.
Roxanne has been practicing massage since 2001. She specializes in an integrated form of myofascial bodywork that incorporates training in myofascial release, craniosacral, and visceral bodywork. Her approach emphasizes deep listening to the various rhythms and movement potentials within the body, both subtle and deeper physical release techniques for the muscular and fascial systems, balancing movement for the nervous system, and space for somatic integration, and emotional release.
In addition to working more generally with these forms of bodywork for whole-body healing and reorganization, she also has specialized training to work with the reproductive systems of female/afab bodies. She offers bodywork for the pelvic organs to treat various reproductive conditions as well as for the purposes of increasing embodiment and healing sexual trauma.
Roxanne also offers healing myofascial work for the breast and lymphatic systems both for preventative health and in restoring tissue that has been altered by surgery (elective, gender-confirming, and medically necessary both all welcome), and radiation. She also offers herbal consultations and support.
• Myofascial Release
• Craniosacral Therapy
• Facilitated Somatic Unwinding
• Pelvic Visceral (including intravaginal pelvic floor release work)
• Herbal Consultations
Morgan Gallagher LMT they/them (obmt # 26555)
**Please note that Morgan is taking a break from offering bodywork and is not currently on the schedule. You can email them for herbal inquiries.
Morgan offers gentle and deeply therapeutic bodywork that works with your body’s innate wisdom to release restrictions and restore balance within the nervous system. They approach sessions with a grounded presence and intuitive touch that honors the varying needs of anybody who enters their treatment room. Because you're the expert of your own body, they work with you to co-create an experience that aligns with your intentions for healing.
Morgan welcomes all genders and walks of life and has an affinity for supporting those with chronic pain, sensitive nervous systems, abdominal discomfort, and those who are in trauma recovery.
Their bodywork skillset includes myofascial release, craniosacral therapy, gua sha, Swedish and deep tissue massage, acupressure, as well as Reiki energy healing that can be offered by itself or integrated into a session.
As an herbalist they would be happy to help you find your plant allies through an herbal consultation. Morgan has been studying, growing, harvesting, and preparing herbal remedies for over a decade, and with great joy continues to deepen relationships with plants daily. They work with herbs from a holistic perspective, acknowledging the interconnectedness of body-mind-spirit-environment and the intelligence of nature to support us in living more harmoniously.
Since we are inherently unique, imbalance and dis-ease show up differently in each of us, and Morgan has an eye for seeing which plant(s) may be a good match to support your wellness goals.
•Swedish and (lighter pressure) deep tissue
•Herbal Wellness Support
Welcome home to your body.
Welcome home to a soothed and balanced nervous system.
Welcome to a ritual of giving back to the deepest parts of yourself.
We offer deeply restorative bodywork in SE Portland, OR. Whether you come for therapeutic massage, subtle manual therapies, or another modality, your unique needs and intentions will be the focus of the care you receive. We strive to provide just what is needed to find yourself home in your body as well as restoration from stress, anxiety, body tension, and pain.
We offer a trauma-informed space and sacred opportunity to settle into yourself for healing. We are a body-positive, anti-racist, and LGBTQIA-affirming space. Each of our therapists has specialized training and interests but the focus is on you and what you need to rest, recover, and restore. We want you to be able to continue with the wonderful life works, relationships, and passions that you offer to the world.
In addition to massage, myofascial release, craniosacral,
energy work, and manual lymphatic
drainage we are excited to now be offering Intuitive Creative Coaching sessions
with Johanna. Please see her bio for more information.
We have recently relocated to a first-floor handicap-accessible space. We have hydraulic lift tables for easy accessibility on and off the table as well as an ADA-compliant bathroom and treatment room. If you need to be in this space please call and let us know before your appointment. We also welcome trusted helpers and interpreters to your appointments. We do not have dedicated parking and are in a somewhat busy neighborhood. It's not unusual to need to travel 1-3 blocks from a parking spot to access our location.
Bodywork and massage do more than relax your muscles. Using advanced clinical techniques we treat a wide range of issues and can work in coordination with your other health care providers.
This is an incomplete list of common conditions we treat:
Headaches • Migraines • Back and Neck Pain • TMJ / Jaw Pain • Plantar Fasciitis • Knee and Ankle Imbalances • Stress • Somatic Trauma • Painful Periods • Sciatica • Stress • Insomnia • Whiplash • Concussions • TBI / Traumatic Brain Injury • Anxiety • Fibromyalgia • Frozen Shoulder • Chronic Fatigue • Postural Misalignment • Shoulder Pain • Neck Pain • Athletic Injuries • Carpal Tunnel / Thoracic Outlet Syndrome • Repetitive Stress Injuries • Depression • Elbow Injuries • Rotator Cuff Injuries • Arthritis • Psoas Pain • Respiratory Issues • Surgery Recovery Support • Scar Release • Muscle Strains • Sprains
We treat many other issues and conditions as well. Send an email or give us a call. We will help you find the right therapist for you, and you are welcome to try sessions with each of us to find a good fit. If we aren't the best clinic to suit your needs, we would rather refer you to the right practitioner than see you come back again and again and not improve.
Your well-being is our priority.