Our Oncology Massage Team
Geri Ruane LMT, CLT, CPMT
Geri's education and training:
300-hour oncology massage certification program from the Peregrine Institute of Oncology Massage Training
Oncology massage / hospital and hospice massage education and training from Tracy Walton, Gayle MacDonald, Healwell Integrative Health Therapies, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine and MD Anderson Cancer Enter Integrative Medicine programs.
Lymphedema and manual lymph drainage certification (Vodder method) from Klose Training and Consultants
Breast Cancer Rehab education and training (Axillary Web Syndrome, Scapular Winging, Scar Tissue Release) from Klose Training
Geri has advanced training in hospice, eldercare, pediatric and pediatric oncology massage therapy
Geri is dedicated to provide safe, effective, comfort-oriented massage sessions for her clients. Oncology massage may reduce nausea, pain, fatigue and stress as well as improve one’s energy, sense of well-being and sleep. Since 2010, she has had have extensive training in working with people in all stages of cancer and with those who have medically complex health issues.
Geri is one of the founders of Oncology Massage Alliance, a nonprofit organization that offers complimentary hand and foot massage sessions by oncology trained massage therapists to people undergoing chemotherapy and radiation treatments in Austin-area clinics. http://www.oncologymassagealliance.org
Geri is active in the community and participates in many educational presentations and community events. She was featured in the fall 2015 issue of CURE magazine. (Link to her article)
Organizations that she belongs to:
Society for Oncology Massage
American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA)
National Lymphedema Network
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Neuropathy Alliance of Texas
Schedule with Geri today:
Please contact Geri directly for more information and Rates/Pricing.
Forms are available to fill out prior to your initial appointment with Geri.
Clare Landy LMT, CLT
Clare Landy is a Licensed Massage Therapist. She graduated as a physiotherapist in Australia in 1989, and has an interest in lymphedema, oncology and palliative care. She moved to Austin from Sydney (Australia) in late 2015. In 2017, she obtained her massage therapy license in Texas to allow her to continue to work in the oncology field. She is passionate about improving people’s quality of life and decreasing pain and discomfort through massage and education.
Clare is a volunteer with the Oncology Massage Alliance, providing free massages in the infusion room of Texas Oncology South. Clare is also a volunteer driver for CareBOX, and a mother of two teenage sons.
Clare is a member of: National Lymphedema Network, Society for Oncology Massage Therapists, Lymphatic Education and Research Network and the American Massage Therapy Association.
You can learn more about Clare at her website: www.lymphaction.com
Schedule with Clare today:
phone: (512) 810-0968
Hours: By appointment on Tuesdays
Please contact Clare directly for more information and Rates/Pricing.
Destiny Lehew LMT, CMLDT
Destiny Lehew-Collins has been an Austin resident since 1991. She has been practicing Massage Therapy since 1997.
Destiny has extensive training, both in Dallas and Austin in many modalities including Tracy Walton’s – renowned “Oncology Massage Therapy: Caring for Clients with Cancer”, and worldwide recognized KLOSE Advanced Manual Lymph Drainage (“Vodder” Method).
She also has in depth education in Advanced Neuromuscular Deep Tissue Massage at Oak Haven Chiropractic – with the well known Dr. Steven Shuel, of San Antonio. Destiny has also, trained in Zero~Balancing at the nationally recognized Lauterstein-Conway Massage School & Clinic, with David Lauterstein.
Destiny worked 2 years for the University of Texas Football Program performing Sports Injury Massage. She worked directly with Team Doctors, Coaches and Trainers, on the individual needs of the team’s players.
Professional Memberships include:
AMTA, American Massage Therapy Association
ABMT, Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals