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The Owner

Heather Koubek-Jameson  graduated from Healing Hands Institute of Massage Therapy in January 2002 and has been practicing massage therapy full time in NY and NJ since then. She is licensed in massage therapy (LMT) in NY. Prior to obtaining her degree in massage therapy, Heather was working as a licensed social worker (LMSW) for 8 years in various medical settings throughout the 5 boroughs. Incorporating her experience as a social worker has only enhanced her role as massage therapist as she is able to see and address the relationship between a clients emotional and physical issues. Her specialty is in more gentle therapeutic bodywork modalities, such as Manual Lymphatic Drainage, which provides immune and post surgical support,  and CranioSacral therapy, which addresses both chronic and acute emotional and physical issues, and the complex relationship between the two. She continues to expand her expertise through extensive training in Manual Lymph Drainage, and  CranioSacral Therapy (CST), which is her passion. She has been practicing CST since 2010, working with clients who feel stuck emotionally or physically. Working at the client's comfort level, this modality gently addresses deeper restrictions in the body caused by physical or emotional trauma.


Yemaya Massage & Wellness Center is proud to staff only NYS Licensed Massage Therapists.


As governed by the NYS Education Department, Office of the Professions, this means they have completed over 1000 hours of massage education and have passed the NYS licensing exam. All of our staff are professional, reliable and caring LMT’s who take pride in their work. Our massage therapists, who are Lorraine, Veronica and Zak, all have significant hands on experience, and utilize a vast knowledge base of techniques. Each staff member continues to expand their knowledge base by attending CEU classes on a yearly basis. All of this ensures that you are getting the most appropriate, therapeutic massage based upon your specific needs.

Proud Member of the AMTA


The American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) represents more than 58,000 massage therapists. AMTA works to establish massage therapy as integral to the maintenance of good health and complementary to other therapeutic processes; to advance the profession through ethics and standards, continuing education, professional publications, legislative efforts, public education, and fostering the development of members.

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