ABOUT


Awaken is a multi location wellness studio in Richmond, VA that exists to help you feel nurtured, balanced, educated and restored. We believe in the power of body awareness, breath, and touch. Massage is a sacred practice that will provide a natural means of healing for your whole body wellness.

 
 
 

 
 

THE COLLECTIVE



Ryan Greene /Owner
Certified Massage Therapist + Thai + Reiki Master Teacher

Awaken: Fan

Ryan has a passion for your personal wellness. He works with every client to initiate their natural healing systems by blending massage with Reiki energy work. Ryan also teaches Reiki Certification classes Energy workshops. Most recently he works with New York Broadway performers including Hamilton, Aladdin, In the Heights, Wicked, RENT, and more.   

He loves nothing more than to provide custom massage sessions to meet your individual needs for pain relief, deep tissue, trigger point, relaxation, medical recovery, sports performance, pregnancy massage, or energy imbalances. Ryan works to provide each client with a safe space to be restored in a therapeutic setting. We look forward to working with you soon.

 
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Tori Miralles

Specialty Full Body Waxer
Awaken: Avenue 42

Tori has been full body waxing for six years. She first completed her unique training in Florida and then worked in San Diego, CA. She moved to Richmond Almost 2 years ago and is so excited to offer Full Body Waxing at Awaken at Avenue 42. She is focused on providing each client a smooth, hairless and less painful experience. She specializes in strip-less hard wax for a gentler hair removal service, combined with a pre-waxing cleanse and post-waxing cooling gel to soothe any irritation. 

 

 

 

 

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Craig Cruse

Certified Massage Therapist + Craniosacral
Awaken: Avenue 42

Craig offers a blending of therapeutic massage techniques to customize a deeply relaxing session. He offers Swedish and Deep Tissue massage modalities of therapeutic touch, and utilizes his training in Myofascial Unwinding to melt areas of tension throughout the body. Regular massage reduces stress levels and blood pressure, helping you to relax, move freely, and feel your best.

Craig is a firm believer in being a facilitator along your wellness journey. Together, we will create a plan for how massage therapy can help you reach your wellness goals in coordination with your wellness and healthcare team. The ideal is for us to work together to solve any immediate issues, and the ultimate goal is massage as a maintenance service to keep you feeling great.

Craig practices Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy, a powerful healing modality that calms the nervous system through gentle, supportive contact with the head and body. CST actively listens to the tidal rhythms in the flow of cerebrospinal fluid, known as the breath of life. CST assists with alleviating pressure between cranial bones, offering release for those with tension headaches, TMJ, and certain types of migraines. Clients experiencing stress and anxiety, survivors of trauma, and anyone who feels "stuck" will benefit greatly from a CST session with Craig. Want to take your meditation practice to a deeper state? CST facilitates deep states of meditation, working in congruence with CSF flow. As the flow of CSF slows to dynamic stillness, known as stillpoint, the inherent healing power of our nervous system activates, catalyzing profound change. The barriers of the active mind dissolve, and the body shifts and shakes into the natural state of being: balance in homeostasis.

 
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Jenna Davis

Certified Massage Therapist + Reiki Master
Awaken: Avenue 42

Jenna started her holistic healing journey when she was 19 years old and enrolled in a Reiki 1 class. She is now a Reiki master practitioner in Usui Holy Fire II Reiki and a graduate of the Lotus School of Integrated Professions 600 hour massage therapy program. Jenna offers a integrated massage experience, working with you to find which techniques help your body and mind find balance both on the table and off

 

 
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Lydia Crush
Spa + Client Experience Manager

For all of your booking needs please contact me at: Lydia@awakenmassagerva.com

 

 

Photos by Jess Lucia Photography, Site Design by Keilani Mansfield, Content by Ryan Greene