Meet Our Skilled Team

At A Balanced Body Massage & Spa, we believe that massage therapy sessions can benefit your body, mind, and spirit. Fully licensed in our field, we strive to treat you with a focus on your personal needs through each session. 

We integrate many modalities such as Swedish massage, myofascial release, and deep tissue.
We remain dedicated to working with you to promote your self-healing process through proper education and participation. 

First-time visitors to our spa need to pay only $59 for a 60-minute customized massage session. Call us today at 860-384-9000 to schedule an appointment.
Elizabeth Branch Semeraro, L.M.T.

Elizabeth Branch Semeraro, L.M.T.

CT License #: 005929
Appointments: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday

Elizabeth is our proud owner. She graduated from the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy in 2008 after having completed one of the most thorough training programs in the United States. 

She is also a member of the American Massage Therapy Association.

Elizabeth is fully committed to her clients and offers advanced training in Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, myofascial release, sports / performance massage, prenatal massage, hot stone massage, craniosacral therapy  and cupping therapy.

"I believe that receiving massage therapy can benefit not only a person’s body but also their mind and spirit. My mission, as a licensed massage therapist, is to treat every individual according to their specific needs. 

Each session is customized to meet those needs by integrating many modalities such as Swedish massage, myofascial release, and deep tissue. I am committed to my personal growth and continuing education as a massage therapist. 

I am also dedicated to working together with my clients to promote their education and participation in this powerful self-healing process."
Rachel Kirchner, L.M.T.

Rachel Kirchner, L.M.T.

CT License #: 009116
Appointments: Monday through Friday and every other Saturday

Rachel is a recent graduate of Branford Hall and is a Connecticut Licensed Massage Therapist. She is certified in providing first aid and CPR and is an American Massage Therapy Association Member.

Rachel excels in Swedish massage and continues to learn new techniques that she applies to create a customized massage session that is perfect for any client. 

 Rachel is excited about continuing education courses that will allow her to learn new modalities. She loves to help clients relax by reducing the muscle tension that develops during their daily lives. 

A career dedicated to making her clients aware of their health and wellness needs is what makes her smile.
Tiffany Pugliese, L.M.T.

Tiffany Pugliese, L.M.T.

CT License #: 006600
Appointments: Available 7 days a week

Tiffany is an experienced massage therapist who graduated from the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy in 2010 and is an American Massage Therapy Association member.

Tiffany is qualified in meditation techniques, Swedish, deep tissue, prenatal, hot stone massage, reflexology, aromatherapy, cupping therapy,  sports massage, myofascial release, energy work, and acupressure. 

 She has attended numerous educational workshops to strengthen her skills and broaden her knowledge of various techniques. Tiffany is always focused on her clients’ health and on promoting the wellness benefits of massage therapy. 

She strongly believes in massage therapy as a viable modality for enhancing overall health and well-being. She gives her all to every client, and her sessions cater to their specific needs.
Massage stones

Diane Reilly, L.M.T.

CT License #: 004871
Appointments: Saturday and Sunday

Diane has been a massage therapist for 10 years. She graduated from Branford Hall in 2006. Diane strongly believes that massage therapy is beneficial to the body and mind and helps support a healthy lifestyle. 

 Diane became a massage therapist so she could help people “feel better.” Diane finds her work rewarding, especially when she has helped to alleviate pain that her clients were experiencing. 

 She uses her experience and education to help people who suffer from migraine, neck pain, back pain / sciatica, and shoulder pain.

Diane shows great attention to detail and makes each client feel taken care of and ensures that their massage needs are met. Diane specializes in deep tissue, Swedish, hot stone, reflexology, aromatherapy, and myofascial release treatments.
Rebecca Butkus, Skin Care Clinician

Rebecca Butkus, Skin Care Clinician

Rebecca has over 20 years of experience working with all skin care needs from problem skin to anti-aging. Rebecca specializes in PCA peels. 

 She also offers waxing and eyebrow sculpting services. Rebecca enjoys educating her clients about their specific skin care needs as well as helping her clients achieve a healthy and youthful glow.
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