Thereasa Wirkus

  • WI License #: 13041-146
  • 26

Massage is not a luxury, but a necessity.

Thereasa received her Associates of Applied Science degree in Massage Therapy from Anthem College in Brookfield, WI in 2014, graduating with 1475 hours of academic and clinical training.  She is a professional member of the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) and is licensed in the State of Wisconsin.  She has been in the equine industry for over 20 years, with an equine background that includes breeding, training, coaching, exhibiting, and management. Before choosing to become a Lic...

Thereasa received her Associates of Applied Science degree in Massage Therapy from Anthem College in Brookfield, WI in 2014, graduating with 1475 hours of academic and clinical training.  She is a professional member of the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) and is licensed in the State of Wisconsin.  She has been in the equine industry for over 20 years, with an equine background that includes breeding, training, coaching, exhibiting, and management. Before choosing to become a Licensed Massage Therapist, she was a veterinary technician, zookeeper, Chronic Wasting Disease Technician with the Colorado Division of Wildlife, barn manager, breeding manager, and certified nurses assistant. She has worked in medicine for 15 years, with exotic animals for 17 years, and with animals in general all her life. In short, her entire professional life has revolved around animals and medicine.

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Where I Work
Available Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Licenses
Massage

WI # 13041-146

Wisconsin Nursing Assistant Certification

# 264117

Colorado Nurses Assistant Certification

# 718360

Education
2014

Anthem College: Brookfield, WI

Associates of Applied Science Massage Therapy

2014

Institute of Self-Awareness

Reiki I

2015

Christy Westbrook

Reiki II

2004

Professional Career Development Institution

Veterinary Assistant

Experience
Spa

Woodhouse Day Spa - LMT

Simply not a good fit for me. I'm to "medical minded" for the "fluff" of the spa world. Provide safe, appropriate and effective massage techniques. Maintain professionalism and cleanliness of therapy rooms/work areas, and common areas. Observe patient's reaction to massage and modify as necessary. Maintain patient confidentiality and sensitivity to age, gender, and military status. Duties as an LMT: -Performed consecutive 30, 50, and 80-minute quality massage sessions in a spa setting with 10 minutes between patients.

Bodywork

Chiron Massage & Reiki - Owner 2014-2018

Provide safe, appropriate and effective massage, reflexology, and reiki techniques to both people and animals. Design specific sessions based on client's individual needs. Maintain professionalism and cleanliness of therapy rooms/work areas, and common areas. Assess the needs of each patient individually and selected the appropriate treatment. Observe patient's reaction to massage, reflexology, and/or reiki and modify as necessary. Maintain patient confidentiality and sensitivity to age, gender, specie related issues during all patient interactions. Maintain safety precautions when working with animals. Educate animal caregivers, handlers, and/or owners of the benefits of massage therapy for each animal patient. Duties as an Owner: -Self-motivator, successfully founded, operated, and grew business from scratch as a one woman show -Exceeded $50k in business revenue before the end of my third year in business. -Managed all aspects of the business including sales production, client management, marketing efforts, business plan, inventory supplies and equipment, and record keeping. -Successfully completed continuing education training in marketing, business taxes, and insurance billing. -Partnered with Hands For Heroes and provided free massage sessions for our countries veterans. Duties as an LMT: -Successfully worked with clients to develop treatment plans, manage client expectations, and complete high quality treatments resulting in the top requested therapist in the area. -Logged 11,900+ (7,200+ as an independent contractor) hours of massage therapy and maintained a 90% request rate average. -Specialized in therapeutic, deep tissue, and animal massage -Performed consecutive 60, 90, and 120-minute quality massage sessions in a clinical setting. -Successfully completed continuing education training in animal massage, warm bamboo massage, and shiatsu massage. -Obtained certification for Reiki I and Reiki II

Oriental Healing Oasis - Independent Contractor 2014-2017

Provide safe, appropriate and effective massage, reflexology, and reiki techniques. Design specific sessions based on client's individual needs. Maintain professionalism and cleanliness of therapy rooms/work areas, and common areas. Assess the needs of each patient individually and selected the appropriate treatment. Observe patient's reaction to massage, reflexology, and/or reiki and modify as necessary. Maintain patient confidentiality and sensitivity to age, gender, and military status Duties as an LMT: -Successfully worked with clients to develop treatment plans, manage client expectations, and complete high quality treatments resulting in the top requested therapist in the area. -Logged 7,200+ hours of massage therapy and maintained a 90% request rate average. -Specialized in therapeutic and deep tissue massage. -Performed consecutive 50, 80, and 110-minute quality massage sessions in a clinical setting with 10 minutes between patients. -Successfully completed continuing education training in warm bamboo massage and shiatsu massage. -Obtained certification for Reiki I and Reiki II

REVIEWS for my Bodywork or Hair services

by Thomas on May 19
I thought I’d been getting deep tissue massages all these years until a got Thereasa’s. What a difference!! The best.
by Ron on May 13
My first experience with Thereasa was great, I look forward to many more.
by Margie on May 11
She puts a lot of effort into her work. I've used a couple dozen different people through the years and she's the best by a lot.
by Anonymous on May 01
Thank goodness for the elevator.....Chiron took the time to show me how to operate the elevator during her busy schedule. Sooo appreciated!! Chiron is excellent in listening to what you and your body is saying. This is the first time anyone has been able to help undue all the knots of a lifetime. Thanks Chiron
by Linda on Apr 25
Thank You!
by Lisa on Apr 22
Theresa was very knowledgeable about her profession and informative throughout my massage. Would recommend.
by Patrick on Apr 13
I finally found a therapist who can offer exactly what I need. Her deep tissue methods are incredible. I will be making another appointment for sure.
by Dan on Mar 07
I love how Thereasa,knows where my body needs the pressure points,and how she knows how to make them feel sooooo much better....
by Cheryl on Feb 28
The room was a little warm for me! Great massage
by Sonette on Feb 23
Thereasa understood better than anyone so far what needed to be done to help my feet. I will be returning for continued sessions and expect good results.

SPECIALTIES: Bodywork and Massage techniques I perform

Bodywork & Massage

  • Swedish Massage
  • Deep Tissue
  • Mobile Deep Tissue
  • Other
  • Reflexology
  • Mobile Reiki
  • Mobile Therapeutic Massage
  • Mobile Other
  • Hot Stone Massage
  • Mobile Animal Massage

Hair

  • Other