At Sunstone Massage Wellness & Yoga we believe massage therapy, yoga and meditation are key components to a balanced approach to staying healthy. Our experienced, skilled and dedicated staff combine Massage techniques to customize each session This is important because it allows us to evolve with your needs from one treatment to another. Our Yoga Program offers the unique opportunity to learn and explore yoga in a small class of eight or fewer. This small group instruction allows for a safe and individualized in setting. We are also proud to offer workshops and meditation instruction.
Michele Hughes – Founder, Massage Therapist, and Yoga Teacher
Michele began her massage therapy training at the Ariel Institute of Newtown, PA in 1989. She entered the Massage therapy field on a full time basis in 2002 and opened her Massage practice in the Summer of 2004. She is grateful for her many teachers and continues to take advanced training courses in order to bring a constant fresh approach to her work. She is a New Jersey State Licensed Massage Therapist and also holds a 500hr. certification from the Philadelphia School of Massage. An interest in movement, muscles, and the Mind/Body connection led her to explore Massage, Yoga and Meditation. Michele has practiced yoga for over 20 years . She is a Yoga Teacher and a Yin Yoga Teacher. In addition to teaching a slow therapeutic Yoga class, she also teaches her signature class, Yin Yoga + Essential Oils class. Michele brings a compassionate, yogic approach to her bodywork.
She hopes to bring the community an opportunity to experience the natural benefits of holistic healing arts. She has hundreds of additional training hours in Myofascial Release, Trigger Point, Deep Tissue, Prenatal, Relaxation, Breathwork, Craniosacral Therapy, Positional Release Technique, Pain Management, Thai Yoga Massage, Yin Yoga ,Hot & Cool Stone Therapy and Essentials Oils. Michele, along with her husband and children reside in beautiful Cape May County, NJ.
Vaccinated against Covid 19
Virginia Clay: Licensed Massage Therapist
Virginia, originally from Monmouth County New Jersey, has been a Massage Therapist since 2004. She attended Seashore Healing Arts Center, Stuart Business School and The Academy of Theatrical Arts. Prior to being a massage therapist she was an Entertainment manager and Talent Buyer.
Her modalities include: Therapeutic, Swedish, Hot stone, aromatherapy, deep tissue, Manual Lymphatic Drainage, Reiki, Energy Balancing and reflexology. She is interested in the study of energy and consciousness. Virginia is also a professional Astrologer for over 30 years. In her free time she loves travel, gardening and is a lover of animals!
Vaccinated against Covid 19
Michelle Simmons: Licensed Massage Therapist
Michelle attended and received her Massage Therapy certification from the Barberio School of Massage Therapy, holds a 200 hour yoga teacher certificate and a Health Coach certificate from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition. She also has a Bachelors Degree in History from Rowan University,
Her massage modalities included: Integrative, Deep Tissue, Prenatal, Table Thai and Stretching. She brings a full mind body approach to her work with her knowledge and trainings in wellness.
She is a life-time local and resides in beautiful Southern New Jersey with her husband and children.
Kathleen Sexton, Massage Therapist:
Info coming soon
Deidre Bridgeman – Massage Therapist
Deidre has been part of the Sunstone staff since the Spring of 2012. She is a New jersey state licensed therapist. Deirde is a seasoned therapist with years of experience, She is trained in therapeutic, deep tissue, hot stone and prenatal massage.
Jennifer Ruth Segar – Energy Healer, Meditation Instructor, and Raindrop Technique Practitioner
She provides energy healing, raindrop therapy treatments and meditation classes. Her goal at Sunstone Massage is to share the gift of energy healing with the community of Avalon. Her education includes the completion of a Three year program at the Inner Source Healing School in Malvern, Pa. She attended the school from 2003 to 2008 and also took her spiritual journey to India in 2006. Jennifer is passionate utilizing energy healing, essential oils and meditation for wholeness and well being. Jennifer and her husband live in Avalon during the summer and have four daughters.