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Massage Therapy & Chiropractor in Bellingham & Lynden, WA
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Barkley Massage & Chiropractic features a calm and relaxed setting with 7 private treatment rooms for our talented licensed massage therapists. We’re centrally located in Bellingham, WA with ample free parking.

Simply choose the type of massage you are looking for and book an appointment that works best for your schedule.

Chiropractors

Todd Luther, DC

Dr. Luther comes from a family of health care practitioners (including a MD, OB Nurse and a Certified Nurse Midwife) and he knew early on that healthcare was his passion. But it wasn’t until he injured his low-back snowboarding that he went to a chiropractor and became interested in the healing art.

Dr. Luther has been practicing since 2005 and is a Rainier member of the Washington State Chiropractic Association. Count on him to provide the correct diagnosis, recommends for care, and to do what is best for your health.

Please read some of his reviews from Glacier Chiropractic where he most recently practiced in Seattle.

Dr. Jan Vincent Tan, DC

“Dr. Tan earned his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from University of Western States in Portland, OR. His interest in chiropractic began after seeking treatment after a car accident years ago.

Dr.Tan works with his patients to develop treatments plans for a faster recovery. Through use of spinal and extremity adjustments, rehab exercises, and ergonomic corrections, he has helped his patients get back do enjoying all that the PNW has to offer.

During his free time, Dr. Tan goes hiking and taking landscape photography, and napping with his cat Kenny.”

Dr Elisha Walker, DC

Born and raised in British Columbia Canada, Dr. Walker now calls Bellingham home. She joins our team after spending the last three years living and practicing in Reno, NV with her husband Dr. Moore.
Prior to attending Palmer College of Chiropractic in San Jose, CA., Dr. Walker earned a Bachelor’s degree in kinesiology, followed by a Bachelor’s degree in Education from Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, BC.
As a former rugby player and athlete, Dr. Walker understands the importance of movement and function. She is a certified movement specialist and has extensive training in functional neurology and nutrition.

 

 

 

 

Dr. Tim Moore, DC

Dr. Moore is a licensed Chiropractic Physician and who attended Palmer College of Chiropractic – West. He graduated with ‘Cum Laude’ honors and is a member of the International Chiropractic Honors Society.

Dr. Moore was born and raised in northern Nevada and went to Reno High School. After high school, he spent two seasons playing college baseball at Allan Hancock College in Santa Maria, CA. Due to low back and knee injuries in consecutive seasons, Dr. Moore ended his baseball career and focused his efforts on his education – later receiving his Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Kinesiology from Arizona State University in 2013.

Dr. Moore’s treatment style consists of Diversified adjusting, Drop Table adjusting, manual therapy, Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM), and corrective exercise. When he is not treating patients, Dr. Moore loves to spend time with his wife, Dr. Elisha Walker, hiking, tossing the ball around, and simply enjoying the outdoors/community.

T RossTonya Ross, LMT

Techniques: Pregnancy, Relaxation & Swedish Massage

Tonya is a Washington native who enjoys books, dogs, and all kinds of hand crafts. After living a life at a desk all day, personal experience with regular massage led her back to school to learn more about the practice and its benefits.

Massage provides not only physical benefits, but also has a positive impact on mental and emotional wellbeing. With how stressful life can be, finding a space to quiet the mind is crucial for also achieving physical relaxation. Massage can facilitate healing from injury, promote regular physical wellness, and improve general state of mind.

Tonya, for one, can easily say that getting regular massage has changed her life for the better.

Cody Schuler, LMT

Techniques: Deep-Tissue, Sports, Trigger-Point, Thai, Acupressure, Relaxation & Swedish Massage

Cody is a PNW native who has spent his life studying how the body moves through Gymnastics, Martial Arts, Parkour, and Rock Climbing, as well as a variety of other sports. With his understanding of muscles and movement he can tailor any session to what your body needs. Whether it’s treatment, sports or simply relaxation.

Cody has been practicing massage since 2011 after graduating from Spectrum Center School of Massage.  Cody has worked with Olympic athletes, MMA fighters, professional marathoners, as well as other notable athletes. He will make sure every session is perfectly designed for you and your body.

Katy Burgess, LMT

TechniquesRelaxation, Swedish, Pregnancy, Lymphatic Facilitation and Myofascial Release.

Born and raised in Michigan, Katy graduated from the Lakewood School of Therapeutic Massage in 2008. She became interested in yoga, massage and the healing arts after experiencing fatigue and burnout while working in the fast paced restaurant industry.

After taking some time off for world travel, she settled in Bellingham, Washington and went on to further her education by enrolling in the Massage Program at Whatcom Community College and graduating in 2016.

Katy has a passion for facilitating the mind-body connection through thoughtful, personalized bodywork sessions. Her massage style encourages deep relaxation while targeting specific muscles and tissues to effect lasting change and restore balance in the body.

Katy specializes in Swedish, Relaxation, Myofascial Release, Prenatal, Trigger Point Therapy, Sports and Geriatric. She includes orthopedic techniques that assist in the removal of discomfort and pain, increase range of motion around the joints and encourage healing of the body.

Elijah Molohon, LMT

Techniques: Trigger-Point, Deep-Tissue , Sports, Lymphatic Facilitation, Relaxation & Swedish Massage

Elijah graduated from Whatcom Community College’s Massage Therapy program in 2016. Elijah pursued Massage Therapy after receiving therapeutic massage for a devastating lower back injury that left him unable to walk for a short period of his life. Using the knowledge from his own experience, he incorporates Swedish Massage, Trigger Point Therapy, Lymphatic Facilitation, Myofascial Release and Muscle Energy Techniques to create a relaxing and therapeutic massage designed for the needs of his clients. Elijah is currently in studying Computer Science at Western Washington University. In his free time, Elijah enjoys hiking and playing one of the many musical instruments he has picked up.

John Souder, LMTJohn Souder, LMT

Techniques: Trigger-Point, Deep-Tissue , Sports, Lymphatic Facilitation, Relaxation & Swedish Massage

Techniques: Deep-Tissue, Sports, Relaxation, Swedish Massage & Pregnancy.

John spent several years working for UPS and before deciding to pursue a life changing career in massage therapy. He began practicing massage in 2014 and has had no regrets. He loves helping people and making them feel better!

Lindsay Davis, LMT

Techniques: Deep Tissue, Fire Cupping, Trigger Point, Myofascial Release, Sports & Postural.

Lindsay was born and raised in Whatcom county and has a deep love for her PNW home.

She fell in love with helping others through massage therapy. Graduated from the Whatcom Community College Massage Therapy Program and is experienced in Deep Tissue Massage, Myofascial Release, Trigger Point Release, Fire Cupping, and Postural  Massage. Her focus on client comfort, pain relief, and helping individuals reconnect with physical self care allows her to build quality treatment plans and aim for ideal client wellness.

In Her free time she enjoys painting, crafts, playing guitar, and enjoying the PNW scenes.

Brittany Keetin, LMT

Techniques: Deep-Tissue, Trigger-Point, Treatment, Cupping, Pregnancy, Relaxation & Swedish 

Brit integrates Deep Tissue with Relaxation Massage to help clients who are dealing with repetitive use injuries, postural stress and the effects of aging find relief from pain and achieve optimal wellness.

Originally from Kansas, she graduated from the Northwest Academy for the Healing Arts in 2018 with a certificate in Clinical Massage Therapy. In her spare time she enjoys playing the fiddle, bicycle touring and birdwatching.

Rex de Pentheny O’Kelly, LMT

Techniques: Deep-Tissue, Swedish, Treatment and Relaxation.

Rex is a graduate of the Whatcom Community College Massage Therapy program in beautiful Bellingham, Washington.  With his easy-going demeanor and approachable smile, you’ll be fast friends when you come to Rex for relaxation and rejuvenation. Originally from California, Rex quickly joined the ranks of classic Bellinghamsters with his love of coffee and the great outdoors, where he can be found magnet fishing in local waterways with his fiancé. After years of skateboarding and the subsequent injuries that accompany said past time, he realized the benefits of awareness of one’s body. He strives to facilitate a relationship of respect and awareness between his clients and their bodies.  From treating chronic to acute conditions, to easing the stresses of everyday life with a relaxing Swedish massage, you can’t go wrong with Rex.

Elynn Light, LMT

Techniques: Treatment, Craniosacral, Trauma Release, Acupressure, Injury Massage, Headache Massage and Relaxation.

Elynn has been a health and alternative wellness enthusiast since the 80’s. Her extensive studies and intuition allow her to give a personalized treatment with the ability to weave in deep tissue, acupressure or emotional and trauma release when useful. She has been practicing massage since 1987. You’ll enjoy her strong yet sensitive touch.

Elynn loves working to resolve your areas of pain and tension. She is gifted with necks and hips.

And is happy to be working in conjunction with chiropractic medicine.

She has relocated to the PNW after a detour to CO and CA and is happy to return to the unique beauty and peace of WA state.  Elynn is also a skilled Life Coach and hypnotherapist. In her free time she enjoys hiking, dancing, kayaking, jewelry making and the arts.

Sybil Sands, LMT

Techniques: Treatment, Deep Tissue, Myofacial Release, Injury Massage, Sports Massage, Cupping and Relaxation.

Sybil hails from Durango Colorado, but she’s been living in Washington for the past nine years. After working in kitchens for many years she decided to make a jump to something more aligned with her journey toward inner peace and balance.

In her free time she is driven by a fierce love of art; painting, drawing, and playing any instrument she can get her hands on whenever she can.

She specializes in swedish, myofascial release, prenatal, trigger point, and sports massage. Offers medium to deep pressure, relaxation, safety and understanding. She graduated from Cortiva Institute in Seattle Washington. Bellingham is her forever home and community.

Inga Chinell, LMT

Techniques: Treatment, Deep Tissue, Myofacial Release, Injury Massage, Sports Massage and Relaxation.

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Jaren Hoppe-Leonard, LMT

Techniques: Treatment, Deep-Tissue, Craniosacral, Relaxation, Oncology & Geriatric.

Jaren grew up in Bothell and moved to Bellingham to finish college at Western in 2009. and he hasn’t left!
Since graduating from Whatcom Community College Massage School in 2015 Jaren has practiced a variety of techniques and with different people, including relaxation/stress reduction, injury treatment, and with hospice patients and their caregivers.
Jaren is passionate about continuing education classes. He’s taken classes in a broad range of modalities and has taken many more than needed since graduating, including becoming a certified craniosacral therapist.
Jaren enjoys working with a broad range of issues and clients. In addition, he especially enjoys working with clients experiencing headaches, migraines and neck issues.
In his free time Jaren enjoys swimming with his fiance and their dog, playing disc golf, trail running, and unwinding from studying in his current masters of social work program.

Piyada Kuankitpaisan, LMT

Techniques: Treatment, Pregnancy, Relaxation, Myofascial Release, Deep Tissue & Pregnancy.

Piyada is interested in helping people reach their healing goals, listening to her clients’ needs and using the proper techniques to deliver a truly therapeutic experience. Whether it’s relaxation or healing, she wants each client to live a healthier and happier life. Piyada is experienced in a variety of modalities to best suit your needs, such as Swedish, neuromuscular therapy, myofascial release, lymphatic facilitation, and deep tissue. Whether you desire a deeply indulgent massage, work on long-term injuries or prenatal treatments she will be able to meet you where you are on your journey.

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