Ruby Buchanan MASSAGE ONLY

Where Life Meets Quiet

My Name is Ruby Buchanan. I am a Licensed Massage Therapist (OR #16233) and Licensed Esthetician (OR COS-FT-10127971) 

I have been practicing massage for 18 years and Esthetics for 10 years.  My goals and interests center around learning how to keep the body looking and feeling well throughout the aging process. One of my greatest passions is fitness. I have practiced yoga for 20 years. In 2013 I completed yoga teacher training. Although I decided that yoga teaching is not the direction I want...

My Name is Ruby Buchanan. I am a Licensed Massage Therapist (OR #16233) and Licensed Esthetician (OR COS-FT-10127971) 

I have been practicing massage for 18 years and Esthetics for 10 years.  My goals and interests center around learning how to keep the body looking and feeling well throughout the aging process. One of my greatest passions is fitness. I have practiced yoga for 20 years. In 2013 I completed yoga teacher training. Although I decided that yoga teaching is not the direction I wanted to take my practice, it really helped me to have a better understanding of movement and I use everything I have learned in my own practice. 


A few years back, I tore a disc in my low back. I had to drastically re-adjust what my fitness goals were and I had to make a conscious effort to be easier on my body, for me, this meant I had to check my ego and scale back my yoga a bit and make modifications it where I could (the constant forward bends were not advised). I realized that I was going to have to use my training to find my own imbalances, listen to the advice of trained professionals, and do whatever I could to reduce pain and avoid surgery (because it was not for me). 

In the midst of all of this, I was grieving the loss of my sister and just needing something to lift my spirits. I discovered Classical Stretch on my local PBS station, began doing it every day, and with that (and modifying my diet) watched my body completely transform itself. 

My future goal is to learn to teach Classical Stretch and to integrate it into my practice to help others fight pain and increase their well being. 

I currently offer:
  • Massage Therapy that is tailored to your individual needs whether Therapeutic or Deep Tissue Massage, purely relaxing Swedish Massage, Pregnancy, Hot Stone, or Seated massage. 
  • Expert, full-service waxing (including Brazilian Waxing for both males and females). 

You do not have to resort to expensive and drastic measures to see improvements in your skin, body, and overall well-being. 

Book a Bodywork service with me today

Where I Work
Licenses
Massage

OR # 16233

Esthetician

# COS-FT-10127971

Education
1999

Ashmead College

Massage Therapy

2008

IBS School of Cosmetology

Esthetics

Experience
Yoga

Hatha Yoga Instructor

I received my 100 hour Hatha Yoga teaching certificate from Hot Yoga for Life in Beaverton Oregon in 2013

Bodywork

Secrets of Deep Tissue

Continuing education to learn how to effectively address common dysfunctions through deep tissue massage. I completed this course by Robert Hasse in 2011 and I would highly recommend it to LMTs.

REVIEWS for my Bodywork services

by Sheila on Mar 15
I love Ruby! She is very professional and kind. I will be back soon.
by Louis on Feb 13
She was one of the most skillful massage therapist I have ever visited with, thank you Ruby.
by Caren on Feb 08
Waxing is no fun, but Ruby makes it feel safer, with great results and she’s fast!
by Stephanie on Jan 06
The best waxing experience I've had! The Brazilian experience was actually pleasant -- if you can believe it! And I can't stop looking at my eyebrows -- perfection!
by Rebecca on Dec 07
Same as above
by Anonymous on Sep 10
Ruby clearly explained everything she was going to do and put me at ease throughout the process.
by Leah on Aug 17
Ruby made me feel comfortable and was very kind and professional during the whole experience.
by Christy on Jul 29
She is the best esthetician I've ever had. Definitely recommend.
by Falyn on Jul 25
Really nice, thorough massage.
by Anonymous on Jul 19
Great job

SPECIALTIES: Bodywork and Massage techniques I perform

Bodywork & Massage

  • Hot Stone Massage
  • Deep Tissue
  • Pregnancy Massage

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