Maekena became interested in massage therapy to connect with others in a meaningful way. She enjoys the learning experience for both client and therapist. She first noticed the physical need for massage, but also found massage very beneficial for mental health, and inner peace.
Maekena is a graduate from Irene’s Myomassology Institute in Southfield Michigan. While attending Irene’s Maekena trained in Structural Evaluation, Muscle Mechanics, Reflexology, Shiatsu, and Thai.
With a previous Associates degree in Liberal Arts from Washtenaw Community College, Maekena appreciates the creative and artful aspects and flow of massage. Through intention of touch and a therapeutic approach, which aims to address all areas of her clients’ specific needs, she creates a personalized massage for each client. She is honored to be a part of others’ healing processes.
Maekena is a member of the AMTA as well as being Nationally Certified and is Licensed in the state of Michigan. Maekena plans on a long career in massage; and is continually expanding her knowledge base, techniques, and modalities.