Tanya Asklund

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License

  • Massage, IA #04009

Education

  • La James International College & Day Spa

Specialties

Bodywork & Massage

  • Other
  • Hot Stone Massage
  • Mobile Integrated Massage
  • Therapeutic Massage

Tanya Asklund

Massage is the study of anatomy in braille.

I graduated from massage therapy school in 2005.  I have worked at home for 4 years, in a day spa for 6 months and at McColley Chiropractic for the last 5 years.  I took a year off of massage therapy this last year, and found that I miss it so much that I have to come back!  Massage Therapy is my passion, I love the people and being able to help them learn about what causes their pain and also help relieve that pain.  I continue to broaden my scope with continuing education classes.  As a suf... more

Licenses

Massage, IA # 04009

 

Education

2005
La James International College & Day Spa
Massage Therapy

 

Notable Experiences

Bodywork
Acupressure
I have done extensive home study in the area of Acupressure, especially when dealing with headaches.
Deep Tissue
I work with Deep Tissue therapy and have studied both on the job and in school so that I can work deep without the added pain.
Myofascial Release
I have taken several coursed on Myofascial Release in Des Moines and in Minneapolis.
Reflexology
I am a certified reflexologist.
Hot Stone Massage
I learned Hot Stone Massage while in school, I have added my own differences to give a completely relaxing experience while using both my hands and the stones to do massage.
Sports Massage
I have worked with many sports people, including runners, swimmers, bicyclists, and with people who just enjoy working out. I worked with the RAGBRAI team for 3 years.
Swedish
I learned swedish massage in school.
Pregnancy
I learned pregnancy massage while in school, and also have taken continuing education classes on pregnancy massage and infant massage, you are in good hands!
Other
I have studied Aromatherapy on my own, and believe in the healing benefits of both the topical application of essential oils and the aromatic diffusing of essential oils. I am also an independant distributor of Young Living Essential Oils.

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(26 Reviews)

Arlene H.
Aug 2016
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5
Friendly. Listens to client well.
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5.0
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5.0
Heidi N.
Aug 2016
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5
See above comments.
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5.0
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5.0
Roger W.
Aug 2016
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5
Tanya was awesome!! I wish I had went in sonner wont wait as long the next time!!
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5.0
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5.0
Gloria N.
Jul 2016
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5
I'm definitely coming back! Tanya did a great job and gave good advice.
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5.0
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5.0
sara c.
Jun 2016
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5
Tanya did a great job-perfect pressure!
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5.0
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5.0
Anonymous
Jun 2016
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5
Tanya explained everything she was going to do.
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5.0
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5.0
Lynn J.
May 2016
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5
Great massage - I felt good next day, a little sore, but not much looking forward to my next one.
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5.0
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5.0
Anonymous
Apr 2016
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Made sure I was informed about after massage information
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5.0
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Anonymous
Apr 2016
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Very relaxing & professional experience. I highly recommend Tanya.
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5.0
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Anonymous
Feb 2016
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Very concerned about my well being.
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5.0
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5.0
Katie H.
Feb 2016
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5
She is awesome
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5.0
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5.0
Abby C.
Jan 2016
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Therapeutic Massage
5
Tanya is knowledgeable, compassionate and seriously does an amazing job! I always feel great after she turns my pillars of stone back into living flesh.
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5.0
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5.0
Erika C.
Nov 2015
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5
Tanya is a very professional massage therapist with amazing skills and is always able to take care of me when I need.
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5.0
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5.0
Anonymous
Oct 2015
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Joe K.
Jul 2015
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5
The stretches at the beginning felt great. Really worked hard on the area that needed attention. It felt great.
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5.0
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5.0
Chrissy L.
Jun 2015
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5
Thanks SO much for walking this newbie through it all. Tanya is so awesome and the massage was FAB! Thanks again.
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5.0
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5.0
Jamie B.
Jun 2015
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5
One of the best massages I have ever gotten!!! I don't like fluffy massages, I want to know I have been worked on. I drive an hour one way for this massage and it is well worth it! Tanya is very knowledgeable in what she does, I'm very glad we have found her and Jen both.
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5.0
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Tien N.
Jun 2015
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5
Truly one of the best massage I've ever had!!
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5.0
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5.0
Anonymous
May 2015
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Molly A.
May 2015
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5
You're awesome Tanya!! Looking forward to the next one!
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5.0
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5.0
Melissa G.
May 2015
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5
Will def return and refer people to clinic!!!
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5.0
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5.0
Lisa M.
May 2015
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Therapeutic Massage
5
I would recommend to anyone. Tanya was awesome! She was very professional and I felt pampered.
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5.0
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5.0
Ken B.
Apr 2015
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Very skilled.
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5.0
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Anonymous
Feb 2015
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Therapeutic Massage
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Not talk as much during massage
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5.0
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5.0
Dawn D.
Jan 2015
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Therapeutic Massage
5
Tanya is awesome! She's not my usual therapist but I would recommend her in a heartbeat. She's very professional, caring and has chosen the perfect profession for her personality!
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5.0
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5.0
Glenda B.
Oct 2014
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5
Thank you
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5.0
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5.0