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 service with me today

Where I Work
Available Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
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 services

by Anonymous on Aug 05
Very relaxing and she did an excellent job working out the knots in my back.
by Anonymous on Jul 26
I like a deeper tissue massage, but this was still very relaxing
by Anonymous on Jul 26
Kate is very knowledgeable and has done some outside of the box professional study, which translates to a highly skilled experience!
by Susan on Jul 12
Kate was attentive to my needs and very skilled. Looking forward to returning in the coming weeks and months!
by Kimberly on Jun 27
Liked everything. It was an amazing experience
by Anonymous on Jun 21
I really enjoyed the massage and Kate is great!
by Susan on Jun 21
You were the best. I can't wait to come back for my next one. Your so caring and understanding. You really know your stuff.
by Anonymous on Jun 12
See prior comment. Also, she did a very good job of working on some tight knots that I didn't even realize were there. It felt wonderful.
by Brigitte on Jun 05
Great experience
by Anonymous on Jun 02
Kate is awesome. I highly recommend her skills. You won't go away disappointed!

SPECIALTIES: Bodywork and Massage techniques I perform

Bodywork & Massage

  • Swedish Massage
  • Mobile Chair Massage
  • Fibro Support Massage
  • Massage
  • Other
  • Massage Therapy
  • Pregnancy Massage
  • Chair Massage
  • Massage Membership Downpayment
  • Membership
  • Oncology Massage Therapy
  • Mobile Hospital Inpatient Massage Therapy

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