Alyse Faith Shyne, LMT
Owner + Founder
Alyse began her wellness career at 5-Star spas including the Spa at the Ritz Carlton. She made the leap into private practice when opening Amethyst Integrative Massage in June of 2012.
Her goal was and continues to be, providing an open and healing space where all clients would feel at home and cared for in a clean and professional setting. She continues to enjoy a very loyal following and has the highest possible rating on YELP.
Alyse holds a B.A. from Ithaca College and is a graduate of The Finger Lakes School of Massage She has advanced certifications in Prenatal Massage, SMRT, Neuromuscular Cupping Therapy, Arvigo Therapy. She also has several Energy Healing certifications including Crystal Healing, Reiki, and Polarity Therapy.
Alyse is also a multigenerational Psychic Intuitive & Medium.
Alyse has studied with several prominent psychics and mediums and continues to learn and grow this gift through her everyday practices. She uses these abilities to assist clients in bringing light and healing to their lives through readings, guided meditations, and her unique and highly rated Spirit Guided Transformational Coaching.
Alyse is very involved in animal rescue and has fostered several homeless animals through SNARR Northeast. She is a mom of three amazing young adult humans and 4 fur babies.
She is not shy about her obsession with crystals and espresso.
She lives in CT with her husband and Healing Collective co-owner, Michael.
Co-Owner | Certified Holistic Coach
Michael is co-owner of The Healing Collective NY, a Certified Holistic Health Coach, Personal Trainer, and Digital Media Producer.
He is our in-house nutrition expert and is also a Certified Medical Qi Gong Instructor.
Michael combines his passion for videography with his extensive experience in music production into creating images, videos, and audio for artists, businesses, and creators.
He loves creating art, and connecting with like minded individuals, and discussing the subjecst of spirituality.
Ashley Penzo, LMT
Lead Massage Therapist
Ashley has several years experience working at a 5 Star Hotel Spa as the Spa Supervisor and Massage Therapist.
Ashley's focus is on Therapeutic and Pain Relief Massage.
She has advanced certifications in Trigger Point Therapy, Prenatal Massage and Arvigo Therapy.
Ashley lives with her adorable baby, amazing husband Tony and two kitties.
With a background in Reiki and creative arts, Jennifer has always been drawn to finding holistic solutions to life’s problems. She specializes in helping clients draw connections between their past and their present to; identify patterns, disarm triggers and relocate an essential place of peace.
Marissa N. Woodley, LMT
Licensed Massage Therapist
Marissa N. Woodley is a massage therapist with over 10 years of experience. Her background includes degrees in psychology, occupational therapy, and massage therapy. She has worked in various environments such as rehabilitation, spas, and medical facilities.
Marissa uses a combination of acupressure and traditional massage modalities to assist clients in achieving relief from acute and chronic ailments.
Acupressure points have numerous physical health benefits. Integrating specific points with traditional regular massage can assist in improving the healing benefits of massage. Acupressure is useful to improve circulation, reduction of : pain, stress, and anxiety.
Cathy Lipsky is a nurse practitioner with over 40 years of experience taking care of the adult population. Since 1997 she has learned from her mentor Rosita Arvigo how valuable “self-care” is as part of a healing practice. Since then she has used the Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy® in her practice of holistic therapies in New York. A certified practitioner as well as a self-care and professional level teacher of the Arvigo Therapies®, Cathy continues her studies with Rosita in order to support and continue the healing work that the ancient Maya teachings have provided.
She also has studied traditional Chinese Medicine in the form of AMMA Therapy and is currently enrolled in the Teacher of Mantra program offered by the Sanatana Dharma Satsung in Portland Oregon.
Charlie has been working here since January 2019 when came she into our lives as a foster from SC named "Cheetah".
We knew right away she was a very special girl.
Her temperament and personality are the perfect combination for a therapy dog.
Charlie is a trained service dog.
Please let us know if you have any allergies or any other reasons why you would not like a pup present for your service.
Otherwise you might just get to meet Miss Charlie and receive some amazing puppy therapy at your next visit!
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