We believe that wellness is multifaceted, and to achieve it, there must be a balance of body, mind, and spirit. This holistic approach helps us deliver a unique healing experience grounded in the formal techniques of deep tissue massage, sports massage, medical massage, cupping, active mobility stretching, aromatherapy, and reiki.



Melissa is the owner and founder of Nirvana Bodywork and Mobility. She was born in California and moved to Virginia in ’98. She has four awesome kiddos; two at Cape Henry, one going to VCU, and one in the Marines! Her passion for massage therapy started when she was 19 and now it has grown into her full-time job and motivation.

Melissa started working at iNlet Fitness as a massage therapist. There, she began creating her business from the ground up by working the long hours, learning new modalities for massage therapy, and, most importantly, building her clientele. When she created Nirvana, she had one thing in mind: to build an environment in which her team and her clientele could thrive together.



Shianne is a Virginia Beach local who graduated from the Asheville School of Massage & Yoga. She has always been intrigued by Alternative Healing methods, Eastern Medicine, and the Holistic outlook of treating people as a whole.

Shianne is captivated by the body’s innate ability to heal and transform. She believes massage and bodywork help guide that somatic intelligence towards healing most efficiently, and that not all journeys have the same protocol. Shianne specializes in an integrated massage usually including deep, methodical strokes, sports, cupping, myofascial, and medical aspects. Shianne is a versatile therapist who loves to slow it down for her pregnant folks as well!


Reiki Master/NLP

Tracy is a fully trained Reiki Master in addition to being a nutritional expert, NLP certified practitioner, coach, and essential oil educator. A session of Reiki healing lasts 60 minutes. While enjoying a heated BioMat, essential oils will be applied in order to address pain, trauma, relationships, and other ailments. Book today to balance your mind and cleanse your chakras.



Kaci is a licensed clinical massage therapist in Virginia Beach, Virginia. She specializes in Deep Tissue, Active/Static Cupping, and Myofascial Release Techniques. She holds certifications in Myofascial Cupping, Prenatal Massage, and is a M1 Graston™ Provider.

Born and raised in the midwest, Kaci’s career started in athletic facilities working with professional and college athletes to improve mobility and skill performance. She assisted the 2018 IGI Gymnastics meet & the 2019 NFL Combine Development Program in Illinois. After shadowing various Physical Therapists and Chiropractors, Kaci went on to start her own massage therapy business in 2019.

Her goal for each session is to facilitate the body’s natural healing process by using a variety of hybrid techniques. She strives to tailor each session to your individual needs and preferences.



Margot was homegrown in the Pacific North West. She is a lifelong outdoor enthusiast and advocate for wellness. She graduated from Alexandar School of Natural Therapeutics, and also has a 200 RYT certification.

Margot specializes in Deep Tissue, Myofascial Release, and Relaxation Massage. Margot is intentional with each treatment and aims to create a welcoming atmosphere. She will work closely to achieve your goals on your healing journey.



Rachael grew up in Hampton Roads, and graduated from Fuller Advanced School of Massage. Sport Massage, Myofascial, and Trauma Informed Massage are her specialties.

Rachael is fufilled to be a part of someones healing journey and it is the most satisfying thing to her. She wants to increase range of motion and decrease the pain a person might feel on a daily basis. Rachael works within the clients comfort level ensuring the ability to breathe and let physical tension go, thus restoring the mind body connection. She is especially drawn to clients who have experienced traumatic events, or if the person is in a highly stressful occupation. She wants to help people live free from pain.



Holistic Energy Therapist

Taylor is a Virginia Beach native. Her true passion is guiding others to heal their mind, body, and spirit so they can live a life full of gratitude and harmony.

Taylor received her Reiki Practitioner Certification from Miracles Wellness Center, her Clinical Hypnotist Certification from the Mike Mandel Hypnosis Academy, and her Breath, Body, & Sound Certification from Cultivating Inner Stillness. She offers Breathwork, Hypnotherapy, Sound healing, and Reiki healing. Taylor uses a unique approach of combining certain practices during your session to provide each client with an experience that is tailored to their unique needs in order to provide both immediate and lasting benefits. These combinations create a synergistic healing experience that nurtures your body, mind, and soul. Whether you are seeking relaxation, stress reduction, mindfulness, or transformation, incorporating energy healing into your wellness routine can help you achieve your goals and enhance your overall well-being.


CPT / Stretch Therapist

Francesca is an Italian mother of 3 who moved to the United States 10 years ago.
Francesca was a massage therapist in Italy for 14 years. When she moved to the US she started her career as a personal trainer with NASM.
She continued her education with a TRX certification, corrective exercises, stretching and flexibility coach, and Animal Flow coach L1. Francesca’s goal as a personal trainer is to push clients out of their comfort zones. Initially clients have contacted her to lose weight, but at the end they get more, by increasing their self-confidence, bettering their lives and feel full of renewed energy. Francesca’s deeply passionate in helping individuals shine with a new light. Being a trainer is way more than exercises, it is feeling and helping her clients. She is a cheerleader of being healthy, in all its meaning – body mind and soul. Stretching is a good way she can help clients relax and work on muscular imbalances which improves their posture. “I truly love to see the physical change and a big smile,” -Francesca.


Wellness Coordinator

Brittany is super excited to be a part of this incredible team of women. She truly loves when women come together to empower and celebrate one another. Brittany is passionate about holistic health as she believes true wellness is about healing the mind, body, and soul. She enjoys nature and spending time outdoors as much as possible. Some of her favorite places are in the mountains or by the water. Brittany is a plant mom at heart who’s on a journey of self discovery but dreams to one day open her own botanical shop and to have a garden big enough to share food with her family and community.


Chiropractor @ Empower Health

Dr. Shelby loves to help people achieve healthy and active lifestyles through chiropractic care. Prior to the start of her graduatebprogram, she received her Bachelor of Exercise Science from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She then went on to earn her Doctor of Chiropractic degree, graduating with honors from Sherman College of Chiropractic in 2020. She had many clinical experiences, including working with Chiropractic Prenatal/Pediatrics specialist in Utah after graduation. Since chiropractic changed her life so drastically, she made it her goal to help others in a similar way.

Dr. Shelby is Webster Certified and is excited to provide care to both prenatal and pediatric patients. Having a chiropractor on your team during the gestational period can help you while your body is working hard. She is also certified in TIC (Tonal Integrative Chiropractic), and Activator, and is continuing to learn as much as she can to help as many people as possible.

 Visit Dr. Shelby at her business Empower Health. www.empowerhealthco.com

Amber Valliere


Amber was inspired from an early age to be a massage therapist. Her mom suffered from chronic neck, back and shoulder pain, so in 3rd grade she knew what she wanted to do with her life  ~ help other people feel better. She attended Sarasota School of Massage Therapy, a top school in Southern Florida. Since then, she has been using deliberate, mindful intentional approach of massage to ease muscle aches and relieve stress. 

Cassandra Keegan


Cassandra is a duel licensed massage therapist and aesthetician with training in deep feet barefoot massage. Her love to help people feel better has always been a passion.   She strives to continue learning and believes there is always room to grow.  Cassandra is a mother to two teenagers, two dogs and a cat. In her free time she is signed up for a dance class, spending time with friends and family or taking a nap.  She wants to help you feel better with the knowledge and training she has while she continues to expand and grow with Nirvana.