7307 Baltimore Avenue,

Suite 111,

College Park, MD 20740

Therapists

Sally Sunshine Mendoza (Burkholder), LMT is the owner of Shine Massage and Wellness Studio and attended Potomac Massage Training Institute in Washington, D.C. where she graduated in 2009.  She has been practicing therapeutic massage since then and is licensed in both Maryand (M04221) and D.C. (MT1299).  Sally is a member of the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) and practices Swedish, deep tissue, hot stone, Bellanina Facelift massage and specializes in prenatal massage. Sally is available by request. Please email her directly to inquire about her availability at sally@shinemassagestudio.com.

Sarah Combs, RMP (R01249) has been practicing therapeutic body and energy work professionally since 2010. They have training in Swedish, Deep Tissue,  Lymph Drainage, Reiki, Myofascial Release and hold certificates in Integrative Reflexology and Nurturing the Mother prenatal and postpartum massage.  They specialize in integrating subtle energy and lymph work with massage and heart-centered intuition to co-create relaxing and therapeutic sessions in partnership with each clients' unique needs and goals. In their free time, Sarah can be found exploring the great outdoors.

Theresa Hudnall, LMT practices therapeutic massage (M05818) and is also a Licensed Esthetician in Maryland. She has received training in several massage modalities including, Swedish, Lymphatic Massage for Detoxification, Ashiatsu, and Reiki. Theresa enjoys attending industry trade shows and continuing education trainings.  She is a graduate from the Holistic Massage Training Institute in Maryland and a member of Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP). Theresa enjoys yoga, walking, and listening to jazz. 

Jessica LaGarde, RMP is a registered massage practitioner in Maryland (R01043) and licensed massage therapist in Washington, DC (MT0954) who has been practicing since 2006. She is a member of the American Massage Therapy Association and sits on the board of the DC chapter. She specializes in integrating Swedish and deep tissue massage with CranioSacral Therapy.  Jessica has training in prenatal massage, infant massage instruction, and active isolated stretching, and has experience teaching massage at both the professional and community level.  She also offers Yoga for Babies and Toddlers classes at Joe's Movement Emporium in Mt. Rainier, MD.  Outside the massage room, Jessica enjoys knitting, cooking, yoga, and chasing her toddler around the park.  

 Aulat "Omni" Lawal, RMP (R02109) is an experienced massage professional with clinical and therapeutic experience. Omni practices a number of massage modalities including Swedish, deep tissue, reflexology, and sports massage. She has a background in physical therapy and nursing, and is nationally certified and licensed in Maryland (R02109) and DC. She is a member of the Associated Bodywork Massage Professionals (ABMP). She graduated from the National Massage Therapy Institute.

Dennis Nielsen, LMT is a licensed massage therapist in Maryland (M05599).  He is a 2015 graduate of the Potomac Massage Training Institute (PMTI) in Silver Spring, MD and a member of the Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP).

Dennis is Master Certified in Neural Reset Therapy (Lawrence Woods), a Trager Approach certified practitioner, and certified Z Health in the 1st 4 primary phases (R,I,S,T) while continuing to complete the entire Z Health training program.  He has a keen interest in the ways body work therapies, and especially movement, plays in with the nervous system and the brain for a transformative living experience.

Julie Weitz, LMT is a licensed massage therapist in MD (M01134).  She graduated from the Baltimore School of Massage in 2000 and completed the 100hr course for Massage for Medical Conditions shortly after. She served in the US Army for 22 plus years in the field of medical research. She retired in 2013 from the Army and served as Grandma for 18 months before beginning her new career in massage in 2014. She loves doing massage because she feels as though she is positively impacting the health of her clients and it also fulfills her eternal quest for better understanding of the human body and the health process. Julie is a member of the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) and specializes in Swedish and deep tissue massage. Her spare time is spent working out, walking her dogs, playing table tennis, volunteering for WAMU radio station and spending time with her granddaughter.