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Licensed Masssage Therapist

Ian Gaskins, LMT


Ian Thomas Gaskins graduated from Alaska Career College in 2013 with a certification as a Therapeutic Massage Specialist. He has been trained in Basic Craniosacral, Polarity Therapies, and Prenatal Massage. He specializes in Traditional Swedish Massage and Fascial Release. In his free time, he enjoys reading, writing fiction stories, and playing the harp. Mostly he enjoys experiencing all the outdoor activities Anchorage has to offer.

Melissa Anne Mitchell, LMT, CMTPT, CAMT

Melissa Anne Mitchell, LMT, CMTPT, CAMT

In 1997, Melissa decided to move to Alaska while traveling here on vacation, she loved the beauty and nature it had to offer and chose to call it home. Having graduated from Massage School in 2002, she started her own practice and immediately continued to further her education.

She has specialized training in Therapeutic Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Myofascial Release, Myofascial Trigger Point Therapy, Orthopedic Massage, & Craniosacral Therapy. Other areas of specialized practice include: Pregnancy massage, Swedish massage, Specific neck release work, Whiplash, Rotator cuff issues, Carpal tunnel syndrome, Tennis elbow, Golfer’s Elbow, Low back pain, Sciatica, Plantar fasciitis, and other common sprains & strains.

In 2004, she started teaching at the Alaska Learning Institute as a massage therapy instructor, she continued to teach until 2009 and to this day she still enjoys mentoring newly graduated massage therapists.
In 2008, she began working with chiropractic offices because she enjoyed the holistic & clinical environment they have to offer.
In her free time you can find her spending time with family, loving on her rescue dog, gardening, and running the local trails.

Tuomo Latva-Kiskola, LMT

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