Maria DeFrancisco, LMT, NCTMB, is a member of American Massage Therapy Association. She started her journey in the spa industry 15+ years ago as a licensed nail technician. Maria completed her diploma program at Cortiva Institute in Crystal Lake, where she graduated with honors in 2011. Since graduating, she has worked alongside chiropractors and in spas. Throughout her 8-years’ experience, she found the passion to heal others.
Maria found her niche with rehabilitation, deep tissue and trigger point therapy. Maria also received certifications in heated bamboo fusion. Himalayan hot stones, cupping and expert aromatherapy. Maria tailors each session to her patients’ needs, believing that treating the body, mind and spirit can positively impact everyone.
Maria is currently attending Midwest College of Oriental Medicine in Racine, Wisconsin, where she is enrolled in a master’s program in acupuncture and baccalaureate program in nutrition. She anticipates graduating in 2020.