About EHM

· Essential Healing and Massage is a family-run private practice designed as a spa alternative; we’ve been in business for over a decade, and we want to help.

· The products that touch your skin are handcrafted into proprietary oil blends of antioxidant and skin-regenerative oils that are renowned for their healing properties.

· We use only 100% cotton sheets to pamper your skin, and our laundry service contracts with us to use only an organic, biodegradable detergents with no artificial scents to prevent any allergic reactions.


Helen Floyd graduated from the School for Therapeutic Wellness and Massage. She has been a licensed Massage Therapist for over ten years, and is an escapee from the corporate world with nearly two decades of electrical engineering experience spanning hardware, software, and systems integration functions. She has found the two career disciplines very complimentary- with the human electrical system being much more fascinating. Helen’s specialties include Therapeutic, Deep Tissue, & Hot Stone Massage, Lymphatic Drainage, Myofascial Release, Jin Shin Do Accupressure, and Reiki. She has studied botanical art, Middle Eastern dance and martial arts. She is the owner and founder of Essential Healing and Massage.


Liz Gresher completed hatha yoga teacher training program at The Temple of Kriya Yoga in Chicago.The guidance she received was valuable because it inspired her to try to help others have an authentic experience. Elizabeth has  a degree in Spanish language education and previously worked in the public schools and for a financial corporation. A few years ago she left the corporate career in order to dedicate more of time and energy to her passion. Yoga continues to be the foundation of her healing arts practice. She is  a certified practitioner of Thai Bodywork and Chinese Acupressure.


Lauren HendricksLauren Hendricks  entered the field of massage therapy with a background in dance and science. Experience and study of movement through dance provided elemental lessons in the unity and fluidity of the body. For Lauren massage therapy has been a process of blending the scientific realms of biology and physiology with the art of drafting a concise and effective care plan for each individual. Lauren graduated from Cortiva Institute in Chicago and performs myofascial release, traditional Thai massage, and athletic massage.





photoCindy  Hyzy is an experienced Therapist, with more than 2 decades in the Massage Therapy Profession. She is trained in Therapeutic massage, Lymphatic Drainage, Hot Stone, Pregnacy Massage ,is a Reiki Master Teacher, and also performs myofascial release and Tuning Fork Therapy.






Kathy Lindeen
Kathy Lindeen  comes to us from  many years of being a Registered nurse. Finding  that therapeutic massage offers so many benefits to so many people that she became a licensed Massage Therapist to perform bodywork as well, in order to bring those benefits to you. Kathy does Therapeutic, Deep tissue Craniosacral and ayurvedic treatments.