Kate Prouty

You are complex: Feeling better can be simple.

When I trained at the Mayo Clinic, I saw first hand what skilled massage therapy can do in the face of serious illness or injury. 

I specialize in working with people with cancer, fibromyalgia, and other serious or complex conditions ...
and just about everybody else.

Science provides the basis for my treatments, but intuition is my secret superpower.
Most of my clients ask me, "How did you know???"
I listen.
I listen to your words, to your muscles, and to your body's reaction to pressure, touch,...

When I trained at the Mayo Clinic, I saw first hand what skilled massage therapy can do in the face of serious illness or injury. 

I specialize in working with people with cancer, fibromyalgia, and other serious or complex conditions ...
and just about everybody else.

Science provides the basis for my treatments, but intuition is my secret superpower.
Most of my clients ask me, "How did you know???"
I listen.
I listen to your words, to your muscles, and to your body's reaction to pressure, touch, and temperature. I'm quiet during your massage because I'm listening. All you have to do is relax.


Book a Bodywork or Coaching service with me today

Licenses
Massage

MI # 7501001405

Education
1996

University of North Texas

Master of Music

1992

Western Illinois University

Bachelor of Arts

2012

Lansing Community College Massage Therapy Program

Therapeutic Massage

2018

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science

Hospital Based Massage Therapy

2018

Tracy Walton and Associates

Oncology Massage Therapy

Experience
Bodywork

Michigan State University -- Lead Massage Therapist

The first staff Massage Therapist in Michigan State University's history. Launched MSU's "State of Relaxation" program, which includes Massage Therapy, Reiki, Reflexology, Meditation, and Pet Therapy performed by multiple practitioners. Cared for the needs of MSU faculty, staff, students, and their families.

Best Massage Therapist -- Lansing State Journal

At Craft Chiropractic in Charlotte, Michigan, won "Best Massage Therapists" for the first time in Craft's history.

Lansing Community College -- Guest Lecturer, Massage Clinic

Invited Guest Lecturer for LCC's Therapeutic Massage Clinic. Shared massage techniques, led a Q&A session for prospective Massage Therapists.

Michigan State University --Guest Lecturer, College of Music, Musicians' Health

Coached college musicians in techniques to avoid injury and promote healthy musicianship and body mechanics.

Lansing Community College -- Guest Lecturer, Ethics in Massage Therapy

Worked with student therapists discussing ethical challenges of massage practice.

Craft Chiropractic -- Massage Therapist

Worked with clients with a wide variety of disabilities, injuries, and chronic problems, as well as athletes maintaining peak physical health. Hot stone, cold stone, prenatal, infant, geriatric, hospice, deep tissue, relaxation, and sports massage techniques were used.

Motivation Massage -- Mobile Massage Therapy

Corporate events, business chair massage, private events, stress-relief events, and group activities.

Best Massage Therapist in Mid-Michigan 2019, The City Pulse

Voted as "Best Massage Therapist" in mid-Michigan 2019 in The City Pulse's "Top of the Town" competition.

Lansing Community College Department of Massage Therapy: Instructor

Faculty member of the Lansing Community College's Department of Massage Therapy, teaching "Special Populations in Massage Therapy," where I train new massage therapists about how to work effectively and safely with people with chronic or critical illness, injuries, or conditions.

MassageBook: Ranked #1 in Mid-Michigan

Because of consistently positive reviews, Patient Relaxation has been ranked #1 in our area.

REVIEWS for my Bodywork or Coaching services

by Anonymous on May 26
Kate always inquires if you have any special concerns before she begins and she addresses those issues adeptly!
by Anonymous on May 19
See above.
by Amanda on May 15
Very professional and friendly! I was impressed with how well she listened and take the time to use the information to hit the areas I needed!
by Nancy on May 04
This was my first time and it was wonderful. Kate is very professional and welcoming. She spent time to get to know and what my expectations were. It was a very inviting environment .
by Anonymous on Apr 15
Kate provides a relaxing atmosphere and her massage technique is exactly what I was seeking. She gave a full body massage while focusing more attention on my problem areas.
by Anonymous on Apr 09
She made me feel comfortable and cared for during my visit, not rushed like other places I have been.
by Amanda on Apr 02
Provided a great massage in a professional and relaxing setting. COVID protocols were followed and I felt very comfortable the entire time.
by Tom on Mar 16
As an individual with multiple disabilities, Kate is able to sooth and relax my aching muscles and arthritic joints. I have gone to several therapists, but Kate is by far the best!
by Anonymous on Mar 15
Kate listened to what I said about the areas I wanted her to focus on.
by Anonymous on Mar 13
The scalp massage was wonderful.

SPECIALTIES: Bodywork and Massage techniques I perform

Bodywork & Massage

  • Swedish Massage
  • Mobile Chair Massage
  • Fibro Support Massage
  • Mobile Massage
  • Massage Therapy
  • Massage
  • Other
  • Foot massage
  • Oncology Massage Therapy
  • Pregnancy Massage
  • Deep Pressure Therapy (not deep tissue)
  • Research-Based Massage
  • Massage therapy
  • Mobile Hospital Inpatient Massage Therapy

Coaching

  • Mobile Education