The Well is a woman-owned small business promoting health & wellness for body, mind, & spirit located in the heart Mount Pleasant, Washington, DC. Support physical, psychological, & emotional needs with integrative healing therapies. Our areas of focus include:
Massage therapy | Psychotherapy | Wellness Classes
We are a community of healers trained in a variety of bodywork modalities to help you regain balance, restore vitality, address chronic or acute pain, increase flexibility, & integrate energy flow & body consciousness.
Our massage therapy areas of expertise:
Work/Life Balance | Performance & Resilience | Well Mama, Well Baby | World Traditions
Achieve equilibrium for a purposeful & productive life.
Feeling stressed or overwhelmed? Regain balance & restore vitality. All of our massage therapists have advanced training in a wide range of bodywork modalities. Swedish & deep tissue techniques form the basis for our individual practices, tailoring each session to meet each client's needs. Not sure what kind of massage you want? Learn more about the modalities we offer.
Upcoming Work/Life Balance Event: The Well at Mount Pleasant Farmers Market - Look for our tent April, 2019.
Performance & Resilience
Prevent injury, strengthen endurance, & rehabilitate without drugs or surgery.
Recovering from an injury or surgery? Training for an athletic event? Reduce pain & swelling & increase flexibility by creating greater kinesthetic awareness. Enhance the body's natural healing process with Craniosacral Therapy with Nicole, Positional Release with Elizabeth, Medical Massage with Elizabeth or Nicole, or Sports Massage with Angela, Dan, Ken, or Tamara. Services available for fragile populations: oncology, geriatric, hospice, high risk obstetric.
Upcoming Performance & Resilience Events:
- Self-Myofascial Release (SMR) for Athletes: Lower Body 1/27/19
- Self-Myofascial Release (SMR) for Athletes: Neck & Shoulders TBD
Well Mama, Well Baby
Practice extreme self-care in the childbearing year for new moms & families.
About to become a parent or new to parenthood? Support the physical, psychological, & emotional transitions of pregnancy & early parenthood with our expert team of Prenatal & Postpartum practitioners. For Prenatal Massage, book with Angela, Brenda, Elizabeth, or Nicole or for Postpartum Massage, visit Angela, Brenda, Elizabeth, Emily, or Nicole. Promote the healthy development of your baby with Infant Massage with our founder, Elizabeth Shrader.
Upcoming Well Mama, Well Baby Events:
- Learn Infant Massage 1/18/19 - 2/1/19 (ongoing)
- Bringing Baby Home 2/1/19 - 2/24/19 (upcoming: June & October 2019 series)
- Childbirth Education & Comfort Measures Classes with DC Birth Doulas (ongoing)
- Postpartum Preparation Classes with Metropolitan Doulas
Create harmony in body, mind, & spirit through Eastern methods.
Interested in exploring Eastern methods of healing? Integrate energy flow & body consciousness. Cleanse the entire body with Reiki, Reflexology, Acupressure, or Shiatsu. For Reiki, book with Angela. For Reflexology, see Angela, Elizabeth, Emily, or Nicole. For Acupressure, visit Emily or Nicole. For Shiatsu, see Nicole. For a more energizing & vigorous experience, try Traditional Thai Massage with Ken or Tamara.
Upcoming World Traditions Events:
The Well offers quality wellness services at a range of prices to suit our clients' needs. Our tiered pricing structure for massage services is based on therapists' training & experience: Generalist, Advanced, & Master Practitioners. View our rates here.
All practitioners are licensed by the DC Department of Health, fully credentialed, certified, & insured.
For complete bios, including each therapist's training, educational background, approach to massage therapy, & client reviews, go to the About Our Team page.
For more client reviews, please read our testimonials here.