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Learn about Massage Works
Massage Works Therapy Center has been recognized as one of the most outstanding locations in Fort Wayne to provide restorative treatments and massage therapy services. With two locations in Fort Wayne area, we are able to accommodate a broader demographic of our city to help treat clients with prolonged pain and stress, or those simply looking for a place to relax.

Meet the staff

Michael Windsor
Michael Windsor
LMT and owner of Massage Works Therapy Center
Owner of Massage Works Therapy Center and licensed massage therapist. He specializes in deep tissue, therapeutic massage, as well as myofascial release and craniosacral therapy techniques. Michael has over a decade of experience in the massage industry. He has been a professor as well as a Program Chair where he was responsible for all aspects of producing highly skilled massage therapists. His primary focus now is building a massage business on the foundation of the highest quality, most talented, and dedicated Licensed Massage Therapist in the industry. Due to this, his massage schedule is very limited and is available mostly by request only. Whether you have an acute injury, are in need of pain relief, or you just want to treat yourself; Massage Works has a therapist for you!
Gina McDonald
Gina McDonald
LMT
Gina McDonald is a NCBTMB Board certified Licensed Massage Therapist with over 20 years of experience. She is a Fort Wayne native but has spent more than 8 years living in the Milwaukee, Wisconsin area, and returned to the Summit City a huge Green Bay Packers fan. She has been practicing massage since 1997 and she loves helping others not only feel better but actually BE BETTER. Gina believes if she can make the world a happier and healthier place through her massage work, then her life is both meaningful and successful. Making a difference in the muscles so that life can happen without restriction is what Gina loves most about being a therapist. She accomplishes this by a number of different treatments and specialties including Deep Tissue, Neuromuscular, Trigger point, Craniosacral, Prenatal, Stretching, Reflexology, and Scar Tissue Release. Not only does Gina practice massage but she also teaches it! In her down time, she loves playing with her dogs as well as travelling to teach continuing education for other Massage Therapists in the United States. Her dream is to one day own and help run a school, furthering her success in teaching other therapists how to help their own clients. You can book with Gina at both our Dupont and Jefferson locations during the following days and times!

Monday 10am-6pm – Jefferson

Tuesday 9:30am-1:30pm – Jefferson

Wednesday 1pm-7pm – Dupont

Thursday 1pm-7pm – Dupont
Amanda Schmidt
Amanda Schmidt
LMT and Licensed esthetician
Amanda has lived most of her life in Las Vegas where she also worked at the luxurious Bellagio Casino and Resort as a massage therapist. She now resides in Fort Wayne and has been practicing massage therapy since 2003. She became interested in massage after receiving her first one and wants to be able to give that feeling to others. Amanda has always loved helping people and she enjoys most about benig the therapist is having the ability to heal with her hands and heart. In her free time, Amanda loves to be outside, hiking, swimming, yoga, painting and spending time with her children. She is passionate about family, animals, and making a difference in the world. Her specialties include Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, and Thai Yoga. Amanda is always eager to learn more massage techniques and she is currently planning a trip to Thailand to learn more Thai Yoga practices. You can book with Amanda at the Jefferson location during the following days and times.

Monday 9am-2pm

Wednesday 12pm-8pm

Thursday 2pm-6:30pm

Every other Saturday 9am-4pm
Dina Okanovic
Dina Okanovic
Licensed esthetician
Dina has lived in Fort Wayne for 15 years and started her Massage journey as an Esthetician. She began practicing massage in 2016 and she enjoys healing clients with her services. She will officially be Licensed in Massage Therapy in one year. She is passionate about skincare, health, and holistic healing. Dina provides an array of treatments from facials, facial waxing, under arm waxing, Deep Tissue Massage, and Swedish. Her massage is very thorough and she makes sure she is applying just the right amount of pressure to suite your needs and ensure you are getting the massage your body needs. Dina enjoys traveling, the outdoors, and spending time with family in her downtime. You can book with Dina at our Jefferson location during the following days and times!

Monday 12pm-8pm

Wednesday 10am-3pm

Thursday 12pm-8pm

Friday 12-8pm
Erin Kauffman
Erin Kauffman
LMT
Erin is a Fort Wayne native and has been practicing massage since 2013. She loves the quiet environment, one-on-one interaction with clients and also enjoys the relaxing spa music! She became interested in massage through the atmosphere and the ability to help people. The flexible schedule is great too! In her free time, Erin enjoys learning different languages, singing, art, reading, and spending time with her family. She is most passionate about her faith and her family. Erin’s specialty is therapeutic massage. She uses an integrative approach utilizing trigger point, deep tissue, myofascial release and Swedish techniques. Her style is calming, soothing and relaxing. You can book with Erin at the Jefferson location during the following days and times!

Thursday 10am-3pm

Friday 10am-3pm

Saturday 10am-3pm
Dawn Smith
Dawn Smith
Licensed esthetician
Dawn grew up in Payne, Ohio but now resides in Fort Wayne and has since she was married. She has been practicing massage since 2011 and is also an Esthetician. Dawn enjoys reducing stress for her clients through massage therapy. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, reading, having dinner and playing cards with family, spending time with her boys and grandkids, and vacationing with her husband. Dawn offers a great Swedish/Relaxation massage with medium to firm pressure. She enjoys geriatric massage as well. You can book with Dawn at our Jefferson location during the following days and times!

Monday 10am-3pm

Tuesday 2pm-8pm

Wednesday 2pm-8pm

Saturday 10am-4pm
Heidi Moring
Heidi Moring
LMT and Licensed Esthetician
Heidi is a newly Licensed Massaged Therapist but has been practicing Esthetics and Swedish Massage since 2013. Heidi enjoys learning and understanding the human anatomy to better serve her clients and help people manage their physical ailments. Her passion is helping people feel better, and understanding their body. Heidi also enjoys staying up to date on the latest products and modalities. When she isn’t working, Heidi enjoys biking, roller blading, swimming, and exploring with her family and dog. After receiving her License in Massage Therapy, Heidi still would like to go back to school one day when her children are older and pursue Physical Therapy Assisting. She is also interested in Animal Therapy. She offers a wide array of treatments including Therapeutic, Migraine Massage, Relaxation, Deep Tissue, Golfer’s Massage, Myofascial Release, Trigger Point Therapy, and basic Lymphatic Drainage. She provides a quiet environment for healing and strengthening. As an esthetician she also provides organic facials and peels, facial waxing, and Dermaplaning facials. You can book with Heidi at our Jefferson location during the following days and times!

Monday 9am-2pm

Tuesday 9am-2pm

Wednesday 9am-2pm

Thursday 9am-2pm

Friday 9am-2pm

Every other Saturday 9am-2pm
Susan Dickes
Susan Dickes
LMT and Certified Reflexologist
Susan Dickes has lived a variety of locations, including Florida, Georgia, and several cities in Indiana. She has been practicing Reflexology since 1995 and Massage Therapy since 2003. Susan became interested in Massage Therapy and Reflexology because of her desire to learn about natural/internal healing for the mind and body. She enjoys having the opportunity and ability to help others through Massage Therapy. She is extremely passionate about her work, but in her down time Susan enjoys reading, gardening, spending time with family and grandchildren, as well as going to church. Her specialty is in Reflexology while she also provides treatments in Deep Tissue, Prenatal, and Relaxation. You can book with Susan at the Jefferson location during the following days and times!

Monday 1pm-6pm

Wednesday 1pm-6pm

Friday 1pm-6pm

Every other Saturday 12pm-5pm
Jess Weigold
Jess Weigold
LMT
Jess a Licensed Massage Therapist practicing since 2013! She was born and raised in Fort Wayne, Indiana. She loves this city and her father is her hero; as he is a retired Fort Wayne Police Officer who spent 28 years serving Fort Wayne. As a teenager, Jess found inspiration within her best friend’s mother, who had her own massage business at Hamilton Lake! Jess was always helpful and hands on as a teen when her friends would complain of tension in their neck or shoulders. She enjoys providing a service to the public who have tough jobs and chronic pain. Jess has serviced many clients in the past with Multiple Sclerosis and she was diagnosed with Transverse Myelitis, which is similar to MS, and without her knowledge of previous clients suffering from MS, Jess wouldn’t have recovered so quickly. In her free time, Jess loves spending time with her three dogs, and she loves tending to plants! She is passionate about rescuing animals, especially dogs, and volunteered at the FWACC a few years back. She would love to learn more and advance her knowledge In the field of Massage Therapy in effort to further help those in need. Jess offers Deep Tissue, Swedish, and Therapeutic massages. You can book with her at the Jefferson and Dupont locations during the following days and times!

Tuesday 1pm-8pm - Jefferson

Wednesday 10am-4pm - Jefferson

Thursday 10am-4pm - Jefferson

Friday 10am-5pm – Dupont (hours may vary)

Every other Saturday 10am-5pm – Dupont (hours may vary)
Keirstton Reiter
Keirstton Reiter
LMT
Keirstton is from small town Ohio and graduated from the Dayton School of Medical Massage. She has been practicing Massage Therapy for 3 years! She offers Swedish, Therapeutic, and Deep Tissue massages. Her massage is a very healing and spiritual one. Keirstton is open minded, free spirited, and her goal is to support each client in living their best lives. She enjoys music, community events, as well as social and economic studies. Keirstton is available for booking at the Jefferson location on the following days!

Tuesday 2pm-8pm

Wednesday 2pm-8pm

Thursday 2pm-8pm
Elizabeth Winn
Elizabeth Winn
LMT
Elizabeth is a Fort Wayne native and has been practicing massage since 2010. As a high schooler, she knew she wanted to study massage therapy and began practicing different massage techniques on family members. She loves helping people live a happier and healthy lifestyle through the practice of massage. Elizabeth's treatment includes Deep Tissue Massage, Swedish, and Trigger Points to help ease tension and pain. She hopes to eventually train in Myofascial Release. In her down time, Elizabeth enjoys spending time with family, watching movies, and archery. You can book with Elizabeth at our Dupont location during the following days and times!

Tuesday 1pm-7pm - Dupont

Saturday 10am-5pm - Dupont
Shawna
Shawna Pontious
LMT
Shawna is from Northwest Ohio but has lived in Fort Wayne for quite some time now. She thinks it’s a great place to raise her family and she plans to stick around. Shawna has been practicing massage since 2011 and it was never a planned endeavor, but rather a spur of the moment decision to begin her journey in massage therapy! Shawna loves improving the quality of live in her clients and she is very passionate about living a quality life filled with love in her own. In her down time, Shawna loves spending time with her 4 children and doing anything outdoors. Her massage techniques and styles include a very strong deep tissue, stretching, trigger point, with her main focus being therapeutic massage. She is currently going back to school for nursing as well and would love to one day intertwine massage with nursing and become a certified Doula. You can book with Shawna at the Jefferson location during the following days and times!

Monday 10am-8pm beginning in January

Thursday 4pm-8pm

Friday 10pm-8pm
Susi Shively
Susi Shively
LMT
Susi is a Licensed Massage Therapist who studied at the Swedish Institute of Massage in New York City. Her training there encompassed both Western and Eastern techniques. Her interest in massage therapy developed after being trained in reflexology and working on family and friends. Naturally learning massage therapy followed and her schooling focused on Swedish massage and Japanese Shiatzu. Her approach utilizes Swedish Spa Massage, British Sports Massage, Trigger Point Therapy, and Myofascial Release. Susi loves to travel and has been to China several times as well Europe, South America, and Caribbean. She is always looking for the next adventure! She provides a quiet environment during her massage if that is what you prefer but is open to interaction as well. You can book with Susi at our Jefferson location through the month of December then beginning again in February as she will be on a mission trip for the month of January.
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