In this time of Social Distancing, as we navigate the new complexities of life with COVID19, we still need the benefits of bodywork. Luckily, some bodywork CAN be done at a distance. To support you in this stressful time, I am offering 20% off all Distance Work
When it comes to our relationship - our Massage Therapist/Client relationship, I believe that my role is that of facilitator. I help your body find its ease; I don't force it to do anything. I cooperate with you in your healing journey, and I understand that it is only by working with you that I can help you achieve your goals.
POLICY AND PROCEDURE UPDATES RELATED TO COVID-19 SAFETY
While COVID-19 is still present in our community, our massage facility will operate with these changes to standard policies and procedures to protect staff and client safety.
No Walk-In Appointments: At this time, this facility will not accept walk-in appointments. Please call ahead to make an appointment.
Late Cancelations: We will wave the late cancelation policy for anyone who develops a fever or symptoms of illness. Please call to let us know you feel unwell and we will cancel your appointment without charging you a fee.
COVID Test Required: Because some of our clients are immunocompromised, we take the possibility of inadvertent transmission very seriously. For this reason, we ask that every client have a COVID test no more than 72 hours prior to their session (preferably 48), and be able to confirm a negative result. If you are unable to get your test results in a timely fashion, we may have to reschedule your session..
Pre-Session Screening: Please expect an email inviting you to update your intake form with a health screening 24 hours before your massage appointment. It will ask: Have you experienced any cold or flu-like symptoms in the last 14 days or has a health professional asked you to self-isolate in the last 14 days? Have you been in close contact with someone experiencing cold or flu-like symptoms or have you cared for someone testing positive for COVID-19 in the last 14 days? Have you been tested for COVID-19 in the last 14 days and if yes, what was the result? It will also ask about your masking behaviors.
Arrival Procedure: When you arrive at our facility we will follow a strict protocol to ensure your safety and ours: Please call or text to let us know that you're here, and then wait in your car. We will send you a text message or call you when we are ready for you to come in. Please leave as many of your belongings in your car as possible. We will greet you at the door and take your temperature with a no-touch thermal temperature reader to make sure you don't have a fever.. We will ensure that you have a proper facemask. You will have the opportunity to clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand sanitizer. Should you not have a proper facemask, we will provide one. We will escort you to the session room for your session.
I understand that pain is a sign that something is wrong - even during a body work session. I will work with you to discover the most effective pressure for your body, so that you can achieve lasting results. At every step, I work with you -- healing can only happen when you are part of the process.
I also understand that no single type of bodywork works for all people. That's why I work with you to determine which modality works best with your body at the time of your session. Whether you originally booked for Zero Balancing, CranioSacral Therapy, Massage, or any other modality, I will gladly switch gears if we agree that a different one will work better on the day you come in.*
Additionally, I believe that the best care for my clients happens when all of the people working with them are working together; I am ready, willing and able to coordinate and cooperate with other health care professionals to achieve your goals.
*I cannot switch to Hot Stone Therapy without 24 hours advance notice.
Therapeutic Massage - addresses problem areas, relieves pain
Fijian Massage - barefoot massage gets deep tissue without pain
Relaxation Massage - soothing and relaxing.
Cupping - moving cups loosen muscles quickly.
Hot Stone Massage- deep heat induces deep relaxation
OrthoBionomy - Lower Body addresses imbalances in feet, ankles and knees.
Helen Whatley, LMT, CZB is a Licensed Massage Therapist in the State of Illinois, and a Certified ZeroBalancer. She is working toward her Certification in CranioSacral Techniques, and has completed many advanced classes in addition to the required courses for that certification. Helen’s love of learning and of massage and bodywork mean that she averages 100 hours of continuing education courses each year, and she enjoys incorporating all of that knowledge into her sessions with her clients.
Helen sees clients at Cooperative Healing at her private office in Champaign. She offers Custom Massage and Bodywork Sessions by appointment She offers her full range of services in this location, including Relaxation and Therapeutic Massage, Fijian Massage, Cupping, CranioSacral Therapy, SomatoEmotional Release through CST, Zero Balancing, Reiki, and Chakra Readings and Chakra Balancing.
Helen has partnered with Soul Care, Urban Retreat Center in Urbana, Illinois, where she offers Zero Balancing, CranioSacral Therapy, OrthoBionomy and Reiki services, and will be teaching Reiki and Ethics classes. To schedule an appointment at Soul Care, you can call or text Helen directly at (217) 220-7673, or contact Soul Care at (217) 996-1752.
Helen also offers these services on an outcall basis to existing clients. She will bring her table, music, and all needed equipment to provide the service you require. There is an additional fee for mileage and set-up for outcalls. (If you are not an existing client, but would like to receive massage in your home, please contact Helen to schedule a regular appointment first).
Helen also sees clients at Personal Performance, Training & Rehabilitation.
To schedule an appointment at Personal Performance, you can call Helen directly at (217) 220-7673, or you can contact Personal Performance at (217) 337 – 4313.
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1508 Dawson Drive, Champaign, Illinois 61820, United States
10:30 am – 05:00 pm
10:30 am – 05:00 pm
10:30 am – 05:00 pm
01:30 pm – 05:00 pm
10:30 am – 05:00 pm
All sessions are by appointment only.
You can request appointments online, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or phone or text at 217-220-7673