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Tree of Life Therapeutic Massage & Spa is a wellness based practice. With focus on treating every part of the individual.  Our therapeutic massage focuses on chronic pain, motor vehicle accidents, post surgery, sports injuries, fibromyalgia, deep muscle pain and much more.

We also have an Advanced Esthetician, Acupuncturist &  Wellness Coach to meet all our clients needs.  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
Deanns Head Shots 189 2017


Our practitioners 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. Our Junior Executive Therapists have 10+ years of experience and our Executive Therapists have 15+ years of experience. You can be confident that every practitioner at Tree of Life has the skills and ability to meet your needs.


Certified Massage Therapist 

Tristan D. graduated from Ridgewater College in 2013. She is certified in Deep tissue, Trigger Point Therapy, Hotstone Massage, Ear Candling, Raindrop and Relaxation 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
Charletta C. CMT graduated from Anthem College in 2013 after graduating, she found her passion in massage while working in a chiropractic office
on injured clients to help them get back to what they loved.  She
specializes in deep tissue, trigger point therapy, therapeutic massage,
rom/stretches and intuitive massage. In 2015 she had the opportunity to
began to share her techniques, teach and mentor for deep tissue/trigger
point therapy massage.
She is always eager to learn more to enhance the over all experience for
her clientele!


Certified Massage Therapist

Michael S. graduated from the Cortiva Institute Of Massage in 2018 (including Master Body Worker extension program).
His understanding of the human body is only strengthened through his experience as a Crossfit coach, Personal Trainer, and Olympic Weightlifting Coach.

Through attention to detail & patience, he works to customize the
massage to each client and works with their unique needs. Although his specialties are Deep Tissue and Trigger Point, he incorporates a wide array of additional modalities including Swedish, Lymphatic, Acupressure, Aromatherapy, Craniosacral and others in order to obtain long term improvements in posture, pain relief, reduction of stress and an overall improved feeling of health and wellness.


Neuromuscular Massage Therapist

Kristin E. has been working in the massage therapy field for 12 years, specializing in medical and neuromuscular therapy. She moved from Minnesota to Colorado where she attended the Denver School of Massage Therapy and was educated in advanced anatomy, physiology, and kinesiology. This training was provided using cadavers by registered nurses and other health care practitioners providing a broad understanding of the human body and how to heal chronic pain using a variety of muscular manipulation techniques.

After graduating school Kristin went on to work in holistic healing and sports therapy clinics and focused much of her time on athletic injuries. She was able to work with professional athletes where she developed healing protocols on multiple different athletic injuries and saw amazing results with her clients. In 2015 Kristin moved back to Minnesota and ran her own practicing working strictly in chronic pain relief, whiplash, auto accident cases and neuromuscular therapy.

She has been able to relieve her clients of migraine headaches, sciatic pain, frozen shoulder and whiplash among many other ailments.

Kristin is so excited to be part of Tree of Life’s team!



ADVANCED Licensed Esthetician

Ariel earned her Esthetics license at PCI Academy, where she later became an educator. She is a Master Esthetician and has earned her Expert status with the International Dermal Institute, accrediting her with advanced knowledge on products, skin care techniques and modalities. She has trained for and managed multiple spas and holds her Salon Manager license and Instructors license in Esthetics as well. She has appeared live on local television and has been published in Verily Magazine, amongst appearances at many other live events and fundraisers.

She strives to educate and better herself as a professional through continuing advanced education, and is very passionate about the science of skin. She strongly believes in building trust through effective communication and solid technical applications. Ariel specializes in advanced skin care services and waxing.

She is so excited that Tree of Life is her skin care home, and looks forward to servicing you!


Stacy C.


Stacy has worked in a variety of customer service roles that have brought her here and she strives to make customer satisfaction her top priority.
When she’s not in the office you will likely find her working as an Independent Insurance Agent, spending time with friends and family, and being outdoors.

She genuinely enjoys conversation and hopes to bring a smile to each
client’s face during their visit to Tree of Life.


Certified Massage Therapist
2004 Graduate of Minneapolis School of Massage and Bodywork. Patrick has an intricate understanding of the body having spent a lifetime in sports and exercising. He was a physical fitness instructor in the Army as well as being awarded the Army Physical Fitness Excellence award.
Through the use of heavy pressure in the proper areas he puts a focus on fixing problems areas. Using Deep Tissue and trigger point massage on any tight muscles with relief as the goal. While specializing in flowing and relaxing deep tissue, he incorporates different modalities like Swedish, connective tissue, sports, relaxation, pre and post natal among others so the best massage is achieved for each individual.
With many years of chair and table experience including 15 years in Downtown Minneapolis, he has extensive knowledge of headaches, sciatic and computer related problems.
Patrick understands each person is different and evaluates how a client’s  tight muscles may have formed. Developing effective solutions with each client providing relief and relaxation.


Certified Massage Therapist
Kelly graduated from the Aveda Institute in 2010. Her passion is to educate and heal others in a way that is specifically tailored to each individual.
With a focus on deep tissue and trigger point therapy. Kelly’s bodywork is relaxing, yet very therapeutic. Kelly’s goal is to help guide her client’s body and mind to promote optimal health and wellness.



Rachel is a Licensed Acupuncturist by the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice and is board certified in Acupuncture by the National Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). She graduated with honors from the Masters program of Acupuncture at Northwestern Health Sciences University in Bloomington, MN in 2016. During her time at NWHSU she interned at Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute in both the inpatient and outpatient units treating Traumatic Brain Injuries, Strokes and Spinal Cord Injuries, as well as The Salvation Army Harbor Lights Clinic in Minneapolis, where she treated low income individuals for a multitude of issues ranging from generalized pain and insomnia, to infertility and mental health.
Rachel fell in love with Traditional Chinese Medicine while in school because of the way it combined both medicine and art; She believes that being and staying well begins with whole body care and the use of many modalities. Her passion for holistic health, nature, as well helping others made Acupuncture an ideal career choice.
Outside of the clinic she enjoys spend time hula hooping, cooking and baking & being active outdoors with her dog Porter.



Holistic Nutrition Coach

Jackie is a holistic nutritionist, life coach, motivational speaker, certified fitness instructor, and owner/operator of Optimum Wellness LLC. She believes the road to health always begins with self-love!

Education and Training: Holistic Nutrition Consultant Degree, Global College of Natural Medicine Bachelor of Arts in Education, University of Northern Iowa NETA certified Group Exercise Instructor NETA Indoor Group Cycle Certification BOSU Complete and Integrated Balance Training Certification CPR/AED certified Hopi Ear Candling Certification National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) registered public speaker


Certified Massage Therapist

Katrina graduated from the CenterPoint Massage and Shiatsu School in Minneapolis with a Diploma in Therapeutic Massage. She has a wide range of skills including Trigger Point Therapy, Reflexology, and Swedish Massage that allow her to effectively address various issues such as pain relief, stress reduction, and overall wellness. She is also trained to work with pregnant women, providing safe and effective care during pregnancy.

Katrina is known for her intuitive approach, tailoring each session to the individual needs of her clients. She is dedicated to helping her clients achieve relaxation and improved well-being through the power of massage.


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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