Irina graduated with an Associate of Applied Science at Northwestern Health Sciences University, where she was trained in many massage styles including stress reduction relaxation massage, deep-tissue, trigger point therapy, reflexology, neuromuscular, and sports massage. In addition to the intense massage therapy program that included many hours of anatomy, physiology, and clinic rotations, Irina received advanced training in hospital massage and got a chance to practice at U of M Medical Center. Through this experience she is able to provide clinical massage to anyone who is rehabilitating after a surgery, accident, or injury.
Irina is passionate about Massage Therapy and strongly believes in Massage as a practical modality for enhancing overall health and well-being. Her goal is to provide and optimize the massage experience to Bridge Chiropractic clients through therapeutic touch, and to create a massage session that will suit your specific needs.
Irina truly believes that "Massage is a "luxury" that we can't afford to miss."
Samantha graduated with an Associate of Applied Science Degree from Minnesota School of Business. She started school in the Paralegal program, but needed a calmer work environment. After receiving her very first massage, Samantha decided Massage Therapy was the right career path for her. She is trained in many modalities including Swedish, deep-tissue, sports and prenatal massage; as well as Myofascial release and craniosacral. In previous work experiences, Samantha has gained a specialty in reducing stress and headaches through neck, shoulder and back massages. Samantha truly believes everyone deserves a massage to enhance their life.
Samantha was born and raised in Minnesota. She and her husband, Darin, met at college and have been married for four years. They enjoy the occasional date night and they love spending time with family and friends. Samantha and Darin don’t have any children yet, but they do have two cats, Cassie and Rex; two guinea pigs, Jenkins and Gizmo; and a tortoise, Shelly that they call their children.