Practitioners

Gail Smith Valente

Owner of Retreat House Massage, NYS licensed massage therapist, aromatherapist, and reflexologist

Gail is a 2001 graduate of Onondaga School of Therapeutic Massage. She specializes in massage for those with fibromyalgia and other painful conditions. With an interest in chronic pain conditions, Gail has extensive training in Medical Massage as well as Myofascial Pain Release treatments that are especially helpful for lower back and neck pain. Gail is a Kripalu trained Foot Reflexologist. Her passion for this healing modality has led her to become a Faculty Assistant in Kripalu’s Foot Reflexology Training Program. Gail tailors her deeply relaxing Swedish massage to your specific body needs to allow you to achieve balance and healing. She enjoys bringing the peace and meditative focus of her yoga practice to her healing massage work.

Jennifer Lombard

NYS licensed massage therapist and oncology therapist

Jennifer Lombard earned a BA in Sociology from SUNY Fredonia and later attended the Onondaga School of Therapeutic Massage in Rochester. Jennifer is a NYS Licensed Massage Therapist and has been practicing since 2002. She specializes in deep tissue massage, orthopedic/medical massage, swedish relaxation, hot stone and prenatal massage.

“I have a great passion for healing… the mind, the body and the spirit!”