Our Staff

Lavendera Massage and Spa located in Friday HarborRichard Davenport, LMT — Massage Therapist since 2009– Owner

Richard is a lifelong Washington native. He graduated from the Northwest Academy of Healing Arts in Tacoma, Washington in 2009. Richard spent time offering chair massage at SeaTac airport, seeing over 4,000 new clients.  Loves doing chair massage at the Farmers Market each week.

Richard excels in releasing the neck, shoulders, and hips. He teaches clients about the importance of movement and stretches for areas of concern.

I am proud to have been given the chance to own Lavendera Massage, it is a challenge and a joy to interface in this community in a new way.  My new project, Friday Harbor School of Massage started in 2016, is to give back to this island community.

Emma Youso, LMT  — Massage Therapist since 2016

 

Ken Atwell, LMT– Massage Therapist since 2017

Graduated from the Friday Harbor School of Massage in April 2017 and Licensed in May 2017.  Ken has started to build a following.

Laura Bell, LMT– Massage Therapist since 2018

Graduated from the Friday Harbor School of Massage in April 2017 and Licensed in May 2018.

Elizabeth Crosby, LMT– Massage Therapist since 2019

Graduated from the Friday Harbor School of Massage in April 2019 and Licensed in June 2019.

Elizabeth Schwalbe, LMT– Massage Therapist ( on call/fill in)

Elizabeth Schwalbe, Licensed Massage Therapist, is a graduate of Port Townsend School of Massage. Her original training was in animal massage; some  of her current clients are equine.

She has happily been part of the wellness team at Lavendera Massage since 2005.  Her specialties include Swedish massage, hot stone massage, and Reiki sessions.

These treatments she gives each client with an intention for nourishing touch and reduction of stress.

 

 

Jonna Babor, Receptionist

 

Ciely Ti Gray, LM– Massage-Therapist (Founder Lavendera, has moved on)

It is through the love of dance that Ciely originally went to massage school in 1972 years to develop a deeper understanding for the body.

Ciely weaves a safe and sacred field for your healing.  “As the past  owner of Lavendera Massage my desire was to create an intimate island experience with island grown products.”