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.
Jen received her training in 2004 from the Aveda Institute New York. Raised on Bainbridge Island, Jen is happy to be back and working in her hometown. In her free time, Jen enjoys spending time outdoors with her 7 year old daughter.
Erin graduated from Port Townsend School of Massage in 2014. She continues to learn additional massage methods such as craniosacral and myofascial release. She specializes in Swedish Massage for complete relaxation and Deep Tissue to target problem areas. Erin believes the best massages integrate techniques which customize each treatment for optimal healing. Erin grew up in the Pacific Northwest and is excited to be part of the Bay Massage & Skin Care team!
Lindsey graduated from Cortiva Institute Massage Therapy School of Seattle in 2016 and became certified in Cupping Therapy in 2017. During 2018, Lindsey lived and practiced massage abroad, providing her with a unique experience in working with a variety of individuals who lived and traveled through the country of Belize. She prefers to use a wide variety of modalities and tools throughout her sessions to achieve the end result her client is looking for. Lindsey is proficient in Swedish massage, myofascial release, neuromuscular techniques, and deep tissue. She has experience in pregnancy massage, sports massage, trigger point therapy, hydrotherapy, aromatherapy, and hot stone massage. She also has knowledge in injury assessment and treatment.