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Our Team

Our therapists are carefully selected and evaluated before they are hired. We make sure that every client that walks through the door is getting the highest quality care possible. You can be confident that every therapist at Tree of Life has the skills and ability to meet your massage needs.


Tree of Life Therapeutic Massage is a medically based massage therapy practice. With focus on treating chronic pain, motor vehicle accidents, post surgery, sports injuries, fibromyalgia, deep muscle pain and much more.

 Our goal at Tree of Life is to treat and educate our clients how to understand more about their bodies in order to live healthier and more active lives.

 We are committed to the highest quality care we can provide to our clients.
We look forward to working with you.



                      DeAnn Larson, CMT
Owner, Tree of Life, LLC


Our therapists are carefully selected and evaluated before they are hired. We make sure that every client that walks through the door is getting the highest quality care possible. You can be confident that every therapist at Tree of Life has the skills and ability to meet your massage needs.


Certified Acupuncturist

Dr. Todd Sparks, DC graduated from Northwestern College of Chiropractic in 1994 with a Doctorate in Chiropractic and received his board certification in acupuncture in 2002. He has a B.S. in Health and Fitness, is a Certified Exercise Physiologist through the American College of Sports Medicine, and certified through the International Association for Worksite Health Promotion. In addition to practicing in the Twin Cities, Dr. Sparks teaches college courses in Anatomy, Physiology, Kinesiology, Biomechanics, and Exercise Sciences. He also works onsite with businesses for health promotion and injury prevention.
Dr. Sparks has successfully used acupuncture in general practice, athletes, and workplace injuries.


Certified Massage Therapist

Tristan D. graduated from Ridgewater College in 2013. She is certified in Deep tissue, Trigger Point Therapy, Hotstone Massage, Ear Candling, Light Myofascial Release and Couples Massage.

Tristan is very passionate about the field of massage therapy and wants to educate people about the benefits of massage and self-care. She works to make each session meaningful for your life that day, guiding you into balance, peace and relaxation.


Certified Massage Therapist

Telly graduated from Minnesota School of Business with a Diploma in Massage Therapy. She is also state certified. Her passion is to bring healing and restoration back to the clients through a combination of Deep Tissue, Myofascial Release, CranioSacral, Sports Massage, Raindrop Technique, Aromatherapy Massage, Reflexology and Range of motion techniques. Telly is excited to be a part of Tree of Life, dedicated to bringing quality of life back to each client’s well-being through massage and aromatherapy.



I have been working at Tree of Life as a receptionist for 5 Years and it’s been wonderful. I am very lucky to be able to say that I enjoy my job and it’s primarily because of my colleagues and the way the business is run. I feel part of a team and I feel respected.


Client Relations

Natalie Nantke lives in Plymouth with her husband and daughter. She is thrilled to be a part of the Team at Tree of Life Therapeutic Massage.

She has worked directly in the Customer Service/Customer Relations field for the past 25 years. Having spent nearly 10 years working for a major insurance company and owning/operating her own small business, She knows the importance of customer relations and that communication with customers is one of the MOST important aspects of any business today!

A violinist since the age of 8, she recognizes the absolute importance of getting massage therapy on a regular basis. This allows her to continue doing what she LOVES, with a better range of motion a lessened level of pain.

She is looking forward to meeting all of the clients here at Tree of Life Therapeutic Massage.


Certified Esthetician

Elizabeth graduated from Atelier Esthetique Institute of Esthetics in New York City and Regency Beauty Institute. She specializes in facials customized to the clients skin type and is passionate about helping them look and feel their best while aging gracefully. Elizabeth loves people and coaching them to take care of their skinneeds not only during the treatment but encourages them with simple steps to follow at home to keep the skin glowing and healthy from the inside out.


Certified Massage Therapist

Kia graduated from Minnesota School of Business with her Associates degree in Massage Therapy.  Her passion is to help people achieve total body health and educate to help prevent future injury.  Her specialty modalities include Deep Tissue, Swedish, Sports Massage, Special Populations, and Pregnancy. She also incorporates Reflexology,Craniosacral Therapy, and Lymph drainage techniques into her massage.
Kia is excited to be apart of The Tree of Life, dedicated to promote health and wellness to clients through massage and education.



I was a client at Tree of Life before I was hired as a receptionist. Working here for a year and a half has served to confirm what I had felt as a client… the staff at Tree of Life has an exceptional commitment to the health and wellness of those they serve.
DeAnn’s dedication to her employees, as well as our clients, fosters an attitude of cooperation and respect among all the staff. I feel blessed to be part of Tree of Life!


Certified Massage Therapist

Laura graduated from Sister Rosalind Gefre’s school of Massage in 2005.
She enjoys working with clients of every age and walks of life. Her goals are to meet their specific and unique needs ranging from acute injury, chronic pain management, relaxation and general self-care.

Laura believes massage does not have to hurt to be effective. By focusing on each client’s pain levels, she can work with them to alleviate discomfort and bring sustained relief through detailed technique. Her work is intuitive, thorough and compassionate.

Her skill set includes integrated Deep Tissue, Swedish, Relaxation, Pregnancy Massage, Reflexology and Muscular Therapy.

She is eager to work with everyone at Tree of Life and believes in their foundational values and mission.


Certified Esthetician

Paige graduated from the Aveda Institute Minneapolis. She specializes in customized facials to fit each clients specific needs and skin type, and helps to educate her clients on proper skin care regiments at home. She also specializes in facial waxing.

She is looking forward to working with you for all of your skin care needs!


Certified Massage Therapist

Kelley  graduated from the Atlanta School of Massage in 2002, with certifications in Clinical Massage and Neuromuscular/Trigger Point Therapy.  She also has a great amount of experience in Deep Tissue, Relaxation Massage, Pregnancy and Hot Stone Massage. Her professional experience includes working in chiropractic settings, and as a therapeutic massage educator in the Twin Cities.

Kelley is excited to be back on the Tree of Life team of therapists, and looks forward to collaborating with you to help you achieve, healthy, pain-free, active lifestyle.


Wellness Coach

Kim is a Certified Wellness Coach, She offers Aromatherapy massage and a Raindrop Technique.  She also teaches about how to incorporate therapeutic grade essential oils into one’s lifestyle to benefit the body, mind and spirit.  She is passionate about helping people live a healthier life!


We offer a wide range of treatments and modalites to personalize your care. Therapeutic massage can dramatically help reduce or eliminate many common health conditions.


Are you a Massage Professional interested in a rewarding career at Tree of Life? Massage therapy is one of the few professions that allow you to truly make a difference in your own life and the lives of others every day. For more info please connect with us and take the next step in a rewarding career at Tree of Life!

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