Elizabeth “Liz” Chee was born on the island of O´ahu, and raised in Manoa Valley. She graduated from Maryknoll High School and attended Kapiolani Community College Massage Therapy program, graduating in 2005. Licensed as a massage therapist in 2005, Liz has since been employed in various spas in the Honolulu area, such as the Spa at Trump.
In 2007-2008 she taught Hot Stones massage at Reneux Academy where a course manual for instruction and procedures for Hot Stones Massage was compiled. Throughout her career she has volunteered at Kapiolani Community College as a teacher’s assistant for students during their clinical hours for the massage program, and continues to practice massage as a free agent.
Her focus has been cultural massages, such as Lomi Lomi, from which she was taught by various families. Their traditions, teaching not only the fundamental and technical skills, but also the spiritual connection of self and others through Ho´oponopono, (to forgive, mental cleansing, to correct). Other massage modalities of focus are Thai Yoga Massage, Deep Tissue/Sports Massage, Hot/Cold Stone massage, Swedish Massage, Reflexology, Trigger Point Therapy, F.A.S.T. (Fascia, Adhesion, Scar Tissue) Release Method, Neuromuscular Therapy, Pregnancy massage, and Cranio-sacral therapy.
Outside of the massage realm, Liz enjoys the outdoors with family and friends with hiking, running, biking, skate boarding, stand-up paddle boarding, volleyball, and other activities. She also spends some of her off time coaching Basketball and Volleyball with the Manoa Girls’ Athletic Club. An amateur photographer with varied interests from nature photos to sports. hide