Kimberly Mercer

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  • Arizona State Massage License, # MT-03697P

Education

  • Southwest Institute of Healing Arts
  • University of Minnesota

Specialties

Bodywork & Massage

  • Mobile Chair Massage
  • Swedish Massage
  • Other
  • Medical Massage
  • Massage Cupping
  • Hot Stone Massage
  • Pregnancy Massage

Spa

  • Other

Skincare

  • Facial

Kimberly Mercer

Professional Massage Therapist

My interest and passion about health and wellness started as a teen when I began teaching aerobics. I went on to study various forms of healing for the mind and body. At the University of Minnesota, I worked for the Department of Recreational Sports and received my B.S. degree in Family Social Science. In 2001, I graduated from Southwest Institute of Healing Arts as a Master Level Massage Therapist (LMT). In 2012, I studied with Kirk Yoga, and became a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT).

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Where I Work

Core Motus Massage  
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1445 S Arizona Ave, #7, Chandler, AZ 85286 Map it

Arizona State Massage License, # MT-03697P

 

Education

2001
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts
Master Level Massage Therapist
1994
University of Minnesota
B.S. Family Social Science

 

Notable Experiences

Bodywork
Lomi Lomi
Worked Hawaiian Experience Spa for two and half years where this was the specialty massage.
Neuromuscular
Trained in St. John's Method of Neuromuscular Therapy. Also spent a year as a teaching assistant instructing in the method.
Hot Stone Massage
I love to use the hot stones facilitate a deeper relief of muscle pain and tension.
Sports Massage
I treat athletes in multiple stages of training including pre and post-event, recovery, maintenance period, and in the event an athlete suffers an injury that requires rehabilitation.
Trigger Point Therapy
I have studied and used trigger point therapy for 14 years. It is utilized as a form of release in Neuromuscular Therapy. I trained in the St. John Method of NMT in 2001.
Pregnancy
Certified with Kate Jordan in 2004 in pre and post natal massage.
Medical
Medical Massage is an outcome based massage to treat a specific condition. I utilize several therapeutic techniques of massage to target the specific problem that is being presented.
Other
I have taken level I and II Biomechanical Restructuring with Valerie Revering in Phoenix.
Other
I am certified in Erik Dalton's Myoskeletal Alignment Technique.
Other
I have studied Tom Ockler's Muscle Energy Technique.
Other
Massage Cupping Technique with Anita Shannon. I also incorporate Lymphatic Drainage with the cups.
Deep Tissue
14 years experience in deep therapeutic treatments.

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(34 Reviews)

Mark N.
Apr 2016
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Custom Therapeutic Massage
5
Kim was amazing and is very knowledgable of her craft.
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5.0
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5.0
Anonymous
Apr 2016
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Custom Therapeutic Massage
5
Before scheduling appt I did read some reviews and some people made a comment about the noise from the other business next door. When the door was closed I could not hear anything. The room was welcoming, relaxing and very well put together I enjoyed it.
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5.0
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5.0
Katie M.
Apr 2016
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Custom Therapeutic Massage
5
Excellent!
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5.0
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5.0
Sarah D.
Apr 2016
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New Client Special
5
Excellent massage, appreciate the detailed attention to my troubled areas.
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5.0
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5.0
Anonymous
Apr 2016
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New Client Special
5
Explained how to address my problem areas.
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5.0
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5.0
Richard C.
Mar 2016
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Custom Therapeutic Massage
5
Kim is an amazing massage therapist. I am a paraplegic with severe muscle spasms. She handles those spasms and makes sure those nerves don't have aggravation and she is continuing the massage. She is the best!
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5.0
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5.0
Heather L.
Mar 2016
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Custom Relaxation Massage
5
Fantastic
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5.0
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5.0
Heather A.
Feb 2016
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New Client Special
5
Kim addressed specific concerns that I had. The pain I was feeling in my left shoulder blade is much more manageable.
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5.0
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5.0
Kearsten K.
Feb 2016
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5
Amazing massage, she really knows what shes doing!
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5.0
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5.0
Michael T.
Feb 2016
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New Client Special
5
I really liked the combination of cupping and lymph treatment which is unusual and well suited to me. Kimberley also uses other modalities, like deep tissue and lomi-lomi which I hope to experience next time. The massage room is part of a professional building - very clean - and Kimberly is very experienced and keen to repond to clients particular needs. There must be hundreds of people doing theraputic massage in the valley - many using indistinguishable techniques . If you want to experience something a little different with an experienced practioner, I would recommend Kimberly.
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5.0
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5.0
Denise W.
Feb 2016
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New Client Special
5
Loved every moment. From the tranquility & relaxing space, to the caring and healing touch of muscle therapy. The whole experience was more than a "massage." Everybody needs to spend an hour with Core Motus Massage and pamper yourself or someone you love????
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5.0
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5.0
Jim R.
Feb 2016
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New Client Special
5
It didn't last longer
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Maddie R.
Feb 2016
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Buy 5 Premium One Hour Sessions ans Save! 5 for $375
5
Couldn't trust anyone more
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5.0
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5.0
Anonymous
Jan 2016
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New Client Special
5
Excellent professional massage by Kim. Looking forward to schedule a session with her again.
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5.0
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5.0
Debbie B.
Jan 2016
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3 Custom Therapeutic Sessions 3 for $225
5
She is very sweet and gentle!
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5.0
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5.0
Anonymous
Jan 2016
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New Client Special
5
She was very attentive and listened to any areas of concern I expressed. Very professional yet friendly--focused
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5.0
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Anonymous
Jan 2016
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New Client Special
5
Kim took care of all my trouble spots. Will defiantly be going back.
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5.0
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5.0
Anonymous
Jan 2016
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New Client Special
5
Kim is fabulous!
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5.0
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5.0
Allan L.
Dec 2015
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New Client Special
5
I have had massages with Kim a long time ago and was very impressed. I am glad to see she has done well to start up her own business and I was contacted by her again. I will be back for another session very soon. She has a lot to do to get my muscles working well again. I waited too long between sessions. Thank you for letting us know you were back in business.
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5.0
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5.0
Cyril A.
Dec 2015
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Massage Cupping
5
I ate to say that in a review because it will drag more people to the business (which is good) and the wait time will become lengthily before getting in (sad for me) but I have to say that Kimberly is in one word AMAZING! I got one of the best if not the BEST cupping massage from her. She really pin pointed out all my knots and tight muscles and she worked them out until they are gone! It was my first time with her and I was really impressed by her knowledge and her way to practice. I felt so good after my massage that I had energy for the rest of the day and I totally killed my kickboxing class! I really liked our conversation. Kimberly is really easy to talk to and accessible on many topics like the different type of massage she is offering, family, sport medicine and whatnot. Kimberly really made me welcomed and answered all my questions on what the process will be in order to work on my body with the cups as I was a bit nervous but the hour flew by and my worries are gone. I am so looking forward to get another cupping session in a few weeks as my body feels so good right now as she relieved me from the knots I was having for years. Thanks again Kimberly and see you soon.
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5.0
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John B.
Nov 2015
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New Client Special
5
see above comments
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5.0
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5.0
Christina I.
Oct 2015
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New Client Special
5
Highly recommended! Kimberly is amazing. Thank you.
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5.0
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5.0
Charles H.
Oct 2015
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New Client Special
5
Kim gave me ideas at home how I can relieve some of my pain areas. She was very knowledgable on how to relieve my pain & help me avoid any issues in the future.
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5.0
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5.0
Anonymous
Oct 2015
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New Client Special
5
I am blown away by Kim's knowledge. As a physical therapist, I love that she not only addresses the pain, but attempts to use techniques that will help to decrease the cause of the pain/discomfort. She has given me such relief from chronic pain using a variety of her techniques. After my last massage with her, it was the first time in at least 3 years that I did not have any shoulder blade pain after a workout - I wasn't even aware that I lacked so much scapula mobility, although the pain returned, it is not nearly as bad as it was before. I cannot wait to return for my next session!
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5.0
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5.0
Monika H.
Oct 2015
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Custom Relaxation Massage
5
Kim did a wonderful job at listening to what I was telling her my problems were and incorporating a solution in my massage. Very relaxing, but that's what I wanted.
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5.0
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5.0
Anonymous
Oct 2015
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Sports Massage
5
Kim is wonderful and excellent at her craft.
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5.0
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5.0
Anonymous
Oct 2015
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Lomi Lomi Desert Style
5
You couldn't ask for a better massage therapist! Kim has a vast amount of knowledge, and incorporates many techniques into the massage as needed. Each experience is tailored specifically to your needs. She is fully focused on making you feel better - and she does that superbly. I firmly believe she keeps me going in this stressful world.
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5.0
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5.0
Anonymous
Sep 2015
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Therapeutic or Medical Massage
5
I am a hairstylist and have been going to Kim for over two years. She is more than just a massage therapist. She truly cares about what it is that could be causing your body pain and works to correct them. This is no fluff massage! (Although if that's what you want she can do it)! If you have never tried cupping, I highly recommend it! It has done wonders for me. Kim is always learning new techniques which elevates her in her craft and sets her apart from other therapists. Clearly I am a big fan!
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5.0
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5.0
Teri R.
Sep 2015
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New Client Special
5
Kim assessed my situation and made the correct plan of action to solve my problem. I could barely move my right shoulder and I woke up today with a lot more mobility.
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5.0
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5.0
Lori F.
Sep 2015
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$49 New Client Special
5
I had an absolutely great experience. Kim customized the her massage to me needs. I will be back. I highly recommend Kim.
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5.0
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5.0
Spencer S.
Sep 2015
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$49 New Client Special
5
Kimberly did a fantastic job. She made sure I was very comfortable at all times and the pressure was just right. I had a lot of tightness in my upper back & neck area and she did wonders! I can't wait to Book my next massage!
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5.0
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5.0
Bill B.
Sep 2015
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Therapeutic or Medical Massage
5
Kim is an incredibly talented and committed massage therapist and body worker. She'll listen to your voice and your body for what you need. I cannot recommend her more highly.
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5.0
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5.0
Anonymous
Aug 2015
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Massage Cupping
5
Kim is the only reason I can walk without pain. She is amazing!
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5.0
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5.0
BreAnna W.
Aug 2015
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Deep Tissue
5
I've received several massages from Kim, all spectacular. Her work always leaves me feeling relieved. As a massage therapist, I believe she's the closest I can get to massaging myself...if I had as much training as her. :)
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5.0
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5.0