Front Desk and Admin Team

Our receptionists have over 13 years of experience in working alongside the massage therapists. The front desk personnel pride themselves in getting to know each client on an individual basis and fully embrace the motto: “Your smile is your logo; your personality is your business card; how you leave people feeling after an experience with you becomes your trademark."

Kenneth “Ken” Daugherty, LMT

Ken graduated from Parker College School of Massage Therapy in 2008 & has been working for back to basix full time since 2010. He applies a mixture deep tissue, myofascial techniques and trigger point therapy to release muscle tension. Ken spends a lot of time working with people who suffer from chronic pain in the neck and shoulders, or headaches and migraines. Everyone’s bodies are unique, and therefore, he crafts a treatment plan specific to their exact needs. Ken is skilled in *Swedish * Deep Tissue * Trigger Point *Myofascial Release * Carpal Tunnel Release *Sports *Plantar Fascia *Basic Pregnancy *Medical Massage.

Larissa “Maudie” Smith, LMT

Maudie graduated from Hands on therapeutics in 2008 & started working with us in November of 2011.
She specializes in therapeutic deep tissue massage with the intention of relieving muscular pain and dysfunction. By utilizing 5+ years of experience in massage therapy, she strives to assist each guest in reaching their goals of pain management, increased range of motion, and relaxation. She is skilled in *Swedish * Deep Tissue *Cupping *Hot Rock *Kinesio Tapping *Sports *Prenatal *Medical Massage.

Janice Lacy, LMT

Janice graduated from Hands on Massage School & has been doing Massage Therapy for 22+ years. She is able to provide her clients with a therapeutic touch, getting deeper into their muscles, as needed, but also giving them a strong sense of relaxation. Her style is a blend of therapeutic touch and relaxing bodywork customized for each client. In addition to her client’s needs, she enjoys creating a warm, relaxing environment for each of her clients. She is skilled in *Swedish * Deep Tissue *Hot Rock*Sports *Cancer *PTSD *Reflexology *Prenatal *Shower-less Body Wraps *Facial Massage.

James “JW” Alexander, LMT

JW is a recent graduate from Platt College. He enjoys working with clients who want to overcome on-going muscular pain and soreness in order to live happier, healthier lives. He is skilled in *Swedish * Deep Tissue * Trigger Point *Myofascial Release *Sports *Cupping *Hot Rock *Plantar Fascia *Carpal Tunnel Release *Basic Pregnancy *Medical Massage *Facials *Shower-less Body Wraps.

April Washburn , LMT

April is a recent graduate of Platt College. She enjoys helping people to make them feel better physically. She has techniques that will improve pain and mobility for clients with sciatica and piriformis syndrome. April utilizes her knowledge and skills to customize a massage specific to your needs. She is skilled in: *Swedish *Deep Tissue *Trigger Point *Cupping *Hot Rock *Medical *Myofascial Release *Sports *Basic Pregnancy *Facials *Shower-less Body Wraps