Massage Therapists

Rebecca Grossfeld, LMBT (NC Lic. #10821) and Personal Trainer

Rebecca combines Massage Therapy, Personal Training, and Exercise Class Instruction to bring forth overall health and wellness. She integrates Myofascial, Swedish, Sports, and Deep tissue to create a gentle, but firm massage stroke to help your muscles relax on their own volition. She nurtures, relaxes, and releases muscle constriction. Clients describe her as “Power in a Small Package”, “Massage Whisperer”, and a Healer.

Her background in dance and 12+ years working at Structure House enabled her to empower many students and clients to overcome their fear of exercise and negative body image. Helping individuals develop courage, confidence, and an understanding of their movement potential thrills her! Her credentials include:

- Licensed Massaged and Bodywork Therapist
- Certified ECA World -Fitness Personal and Group Exercise Trainer
- Physical Mind Institute Mat Pilates Certified
- A. Hampshire College: Dance, Choreography, and Performance
- Taught Gyrokineseis®, Dance, Cycle, Strength & Stretch, Children’s Creative Movement, and more
- CPR/First Aid Certified

Rebecca shares her compassion for life and cares deeply for this community.

Pam Donnelly, LMBT (NC Lic. #16483)

Pam has been a body worker for over 20 years. While sitting at a desk for 18 years in the corporate world, Pam became very aware of the stressors of a sedentary career. Her own experiences of headaches, neck and shoulder issues give her a realistic reference toward her clients. Her massage sessions are geared toward problem solving and resolution of your pain and discomfort.

For a more complete bodywork experience, Pam has, for 15 years, been providing the 10 session series of Structural Integration, the work of Dr. Ida Rolf. In these sessions the connective tissue web (fascia) of the body is manipulated, resulting in structural realignments and numerous other health benefits.

Her qualifications include:

- North Carolina Licensed Massage Therapist (#16483)
- 1998 Graduate of Somerset School of Massage Therapy, NJ
- 1999 – 2018 NCBTMB Certified
- 2003 Certified Structural Integration Therapist, ISI, Fla
- 2013 Certified Qigong Healer, Robert Peng style

Michael Joseph Savino, LMBT (NC Lic. #1186)

Michael enjoys helping people to feel deeply connected to themselves, to others, and to nature – to be fully present and engaged with this beautiful web of life, and to rediscover the joy of free, easy movement. His training includes:

- Shiatsu (International School of Shiatsu)
- Movement Awareness (Maryska Bigos)
- Sports Massage (Benny Vaughan)
- Medical Massage (Ben Benjamin)
- Thai Massage (Jill Burynski and Bob Haddad)

Michael has taught massage at the Durham Arts Council and Kneaded Energy School of Massage.

Through his extensive training, 33 years of experience and his welcoming, professional and playful presence, he creates an atmosphere of trust, where you can let go of your tension, heal from injuries, and regain your flexibility and vitality.

He has worked very effectively to eliminate headaches, joint stiffness and chronic pain of the neck, shoulder and low back. Clients leave the session feeling energized, and free from stress. Michael is honored to serve you here at the JCC.