Bay Massage & Skin Care began providing massage therapy on Bainbridge Island in 1993. By 1997, the business expanded to include a full menu of skin care treatments and waxing services. The staff at Bay Massage & Skin Care combines their skills to offer you the very best in personalized service.
The goal of our massage therapists is to assist their clients in achieving optimum health through reduced anxiety, enhanced relaxation and injury recovery. They specialize in Swedish and deep tissue massage, injury treatment, Hot Stone therapy and pregnancy massage.
Our licensed skin care therapists approach skin care with a holistic integrated philosophy. They believe the skin is a mirror of all the external and internal influences from our body and treat the skin appropriately to provide the most valuable results to each client. Our skin care therapists believe education is the key to healthy skin and offer their expertise generously to all clients.
In 1997, Darlene received her skin care education through The Euro Institute after earning a Bachelors Degree in Business Admin. from Western Washington University. She immediately joined Kris Stapleton, a Licensed Massage Therapist on Bainbridge Island, to bring skin care services to Bay Massage. Darlene became a certified Dr. Vodder Manual Lymphatic Drainage skin therapist in 2010 and is a certified DermaplanePro technician. She is passionate about furthering her education.
Jessica has been a licensed massage therapist since 1998 and joined the team at Bay Massage & Skin Care in 2003. Jessica enjoys seeing the results that massage therapy offers her clients. She specializes in deep tissue and sports massage. She is a provider for personal injury insurance. Jessica continues to expand her knowledge in massage therapy through educational programs.
Jennifer comes to the healing art of massage therapy as a second career after graduating from the Port Townsend School of Massage in 2009. She has always believed deeply in the creative ability to heal one's self, her approach to body work is as a facilitator of that process. The skills she uses in her uniquely relaxing massage style are a combination of Swedish, acupressure, reiki and energy tuning. Jennifer is also a working artist and holds a B.F.A. from the University of Washington.
Aidan completed the Professional Licensing Program at the Port Townsend School of Massage in 2019. She is excited to join the team at Bay Massage & Skin Care after a Covid-induced hiatus. She enjoys a range of modalities from relaxation to treatment-based work. Aidan’s philosophy is to meet every client where they are and provide a tailored session to suit their needs in that moment. She enjoys continuing her education with focus on lomi lomi, myofascial, and counterstrain work.