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Massage Therapists

Raeanne Zipparo

Raeanne graduated from Kishwaukee College in 2011 and joined WM in November 2012. As a teenager she experienced how beneficial massage therapy can be and wanted to help others feel better! Her motivation is the feedback she gets from her clients and seeing improvement in them. In her free time, Raeanne loves to spend quality time with her husband and her pug, and of course she loves to keep herself well by getting regular massages!

"It is my mission to always do what I can to help those around me; to always appreciate the wonderful people and opportunities in my life; to never stop learning and developing as a person and as a massage therapist and to enjoy life to the fullest."

Jackie Gifford

Jackie Gifford

Jackie graduated from Rockford Career College and is very passionate about the healing aspect of massage therapy. In her spare time Jackie enjoys spending time with her son and writing poetry!

"Live life to the fullest, giving my all in everything I do, to live in happiness and grow to be the best mother there is, to work and be dedicated to always have the feeling of accomplishment and satisfaction."

Lea Partipilo

Lea Partipilo

Lea graduated from Cortiva Institute, she previously worked as a Chiropractic Educator, and is now following her passion with doing more hands on work to help others. She loves that going to work for her is helping people relax and feeling better when they leave. Her motivation is growing for her son and when a guest says how amazing they feel. She loves receiving massages herself, and also spending time with her son, going to concerts and hoop dance.

"To help others and myself achieve a higher quality of life by improving physical, mental and spiritual well being."

Mary Jacobi

Mary Jacobi

Mary graduated from Rockford Career College in 2017. She chose to go into Massage Therapy because after working in rehab she saw the benefits of preventive care. In the future she plans on studying Myofascial Release and Neuromuscular Therapy. One of the main lessons that she has learned in her life is to not let the past determine your future. Live your life the way you want someone to write your obituary and treat others the way you want to be treated.

“Never stop learning- from books, people, and life. The more you learn the more you can help others and yourself be the best you can be.”

Noemi Burns

Noemi Burns

Noemi graduated from Kishwaukee College in 2003. She chose this career because she took an introduction to massage class and the teacher said that she would be a good candidate for the program. She loves to help others because it is a nice feeling to brighten someone’s day. Her definition of happiness is being with her family. They all live in different states so when they get together it is a big deal.

“By using my natural gifts and talents, I will make efforts to benefit others around me. Not out of obligation but because I can and I sincerely enjoy it. Helping you…helps me.”