Ellen is the founder and owner of Mason Street Wellness. She grew up in Greenwich, CT and graduated from Brown University with a degree in the History of Science and an ongoing interest in both medical and educational sciences. Her interest in how people are best able to heal body and mind led her to pursue yoga teacher training in 1995 in New York City with Sharon Gannon, David Life and Leslie Kaminoff, while also working in the theater business. She is a graduate of the Jivamukti Yoga School, and Leslie Kaminoff’s Yoga Anatomy program. As a yoga teacher, Ellen has specialized in yoga training for scoliosis and back care, having also learned a great deal from her own personal experience with scoliosis and spinal fusion.
Ellen became a liensed massage therapist in 2006 after graduating from Kinesis school of Myofascial Integration with Tom Myers . In 2007, while working full time at Sea Island resort in GA, she developed a niche, teaching “yoga for golf” with professional and amateur golfers. She then continued to pursue certification in Personal Training and Aquatics Instruction. Her accumulated continuing education in both fields, massage and fitness, is extensive and includes certification as a Clinical Exercise Specialist through American Council on Exercise, Structural Integration with Tom Myers (author of Anatomy Trains), Craniosacral Therapy through the Upledger Institute.
Since 2014 Ellen has been working as a massage therapist and Yoga teacher with Dr. Halina Snowball, as a vital part of a team practicing integrative medicine for pain management. The practice is located at the Stamford Campus of Greenwich Hospital. Working with Dr. Snowball has been a privilege and an education in itself.
If you see her driving with a bumper sticker that says "Caution: Driver is Singing", watch out! She currently sings with The Grace Notes and with Greenwich Chorale Society, and is a big believer in music therapy. She is also passionate about customizing exercises and manual therapy to improve vocal range, tone and technique for singers, actors, professional speakers, or anyone who wants to have more fun with their voice!
ELLEN KOEHLER KILEY
Licensed Massage Therapist • Yoga Therapist • Clinical Exercise Specialist
Jonathan is a 2006 graduate of the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy, and has advanced training in sports massage, myofascial release, and deep tissue massage. He pairs these techniques with complimentary therapies such as trigger point massage and cupping to create highly targeted, therapeutic sessions. Athletes especially can effectively optimize their performance with pre and post event massage. Therapeutic massage of this kind is also highly effective at preventing and treating sports-related injuries.
Whether you are a professional athlete, enjoy sports recreationally, or simply wish to relax, Jonathan tailors each session to your unique needs. He can help you relieve pain due to muscle strains or soreness, maintain your agility and mobility, and achieve optimal postural alignment. His goal is to give you a great massage that will restore your sense of balance and well-being by relieving both stress and tension and by also addressing the sources of muscle discomfort and pain.
Licensed Massage Therapist • Sports Massage • Myofascial Release
Rochelle Schaeffer, M.S., L.Ac., L.M.T., C.A.T. has been treating patients for over 25 years, providing quality and compassionate care with massage and acupuncture. Years of experience and continuing studies has enabled her to achieve positive healing results. Upon graduating from massage school she did additional training to become a certified AMMA therapist, which led her to acupuncture. AMMA is based upon the same principles as acupuncture, but is a massage technique done without oils and is both relaxing yet invigorating. Just like acupuncture AMMA will allow your body to become more balanced thereby more able to heal itself. Additionally Rochelle has become certified in acupuncture for Orthopedic pain management, auricular (ear), infertility, facial rejuvenation, and more.
She graduated from New York College for Wholistic Health, Education, & Research with a Bachelor of Professional Studies in Health Sciences, and a Masters of Science in Oriental Medicine. Upon graduating Rochelle travelled to China to do extensive clinical training abroad at Guangzhou TCM University in Guangzhou, China. Assisting and learning from doctors of Chinese medicine who were masters, treating numerous medical conditions.
Rochelle has worked with different medical doctors in the past complimenting Western medicine with Eastern medicine. She prides herself with making patients feel comfortable by providing relaxing and painless treatments with maximum results. Compassionate about my work as a multifaceted healer, I look forward to bringing my clients to a place of relaxation and health.
Licensed Acupuncturist • Licensed Massage Therapist