Meet Our Team

Rena Hicks LMT, LPTA, Owner

Rena Hicks

Rena creates a nurturing space to provide Massage/Manual Therapy for clients recovering from trauma, pain, injury and illness. She uses many cutting edge techniques based in current theories related to brain/body based treatments that are effective and non-invasive. Rena has lectured, instructed, and has 20 years experience as a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant. Rena is a Michigan licensed Massage Therapist. 

Marina Skop Friend, LMT

Marina joins ReBalance Center with her already successful Up North Massage in Elk Rapids. Marina can now bring her skills to the Traverse City community, offering sports massage, integrative neuromuscular massage, and and a host of other offerings. Marina is kind, nurturing, and professional and pleasure to have at ReBalance Center. 

Kaela Gordon, LMT

Kaela joins our team as she relocates to beautiful Northern Michigan. Kaela has a natural touch, a thirst for knowledge within the medical massage field, and brings the most current Massage Therapy techniques to her practice.  Kaela manages "Massage at ReBalance Center" for our private pay Clients.

Diane Lee Walker, Bowen Therapist

ReBalance Center is so pleased to have Diane with us, bringing Bowen Therapy to our healing environment.  Bowen Therapy is a manual neuromuscular treatment that triggers the Myofascia, Meridians, and Receptors, creating the environment for the body to heal itself. It's gentle but very powerful. 

Restorative Yoga

Small class yoga is coming. Yoga has been proven to ease headaches, relieve pain, improve posture and body awareness, improve flexibility, and increase breathing and breath awareness. By providing small detailed and restorative classes, more attention is paid to the student.  Currently accepting applications from certified yoga instructors. Rena will have completed 200 hour training by the fall of 2018 as well to round out her background in Physical Therapy, Massage, and Yoga.



Advanced Therapy Group

Advanced Therapy Group

We provide Massage Therapy Services for Advanced Therapy Group Clients and many others. We work with the therapists and the client's team members to reach the best outcomes.  We respect each client's privacy, goals, and needs.