Centre Ave. Massage & Spa Therapists
Cindy McCormick - BS, LMT, Nationally Certified (NCTMB), Owner
Cindy has 23 years of massage and bodywork experience. She holds certifications in:
- Orthopedic Massage for Pain Management (James Waslaski)
- Thai Yoga Massage (Lotus-palm)
- Active Release Technique (ART)/Upper & Lower Body
- Active Isolated Stretching (AIS).
Cindy also has advanced training in Kinesiotaping and Myofascial Release (John Barnes method) and also offers deep tissue, prenatal, visceral manipulation, hot stone & reflexology massage.
She considers it a privilege to be able to help weekend warriors and professional athletes work toward their performance goals by employing excellent assessment skills, proven bodywork techniques for improved movement and pain reduction, and by educating her clients on how to stay balanced between visits. Cindy traveled to the Detroit and Tampa Bay Pittsburgh Steeler superbowls to work with her clients before the game, and hopes to get to another one soon!
License Number: MSG004330
Rebecca Householder - LMT
Becky has worked at Centre Ave Massage & Spa since our opening. She feels lucky to be working with a wonderful group of like-minded therapists who are equally devoted to our clients' wellness. Her 18 years of dance training taught her how the body works, and her continuous training in massage teaches her how to help the body work more efficiently. Becky is very excited to now be offering Thai Yoga Massage!
- 2012 Orthopedic Massage Teaching Assistant (20 hours)
- 2010 Orthopedic Massage Teaching Assistant (40 hours)
- 2009 Visceral Manipulation Abdomen II (32 hours)
- 2009 Visceral Manipulation Abdomen I (32 Hours)
- 2008 Active Isolated Stretching (34 Hours)
- 2006-2009 Orthopedic Massage Certification (100 Hours)
- 2007 Myofascial Release (20 Hours)
- 2006 Pittsburgh School of Massage Therapy Advanced & Basic Training (825 Hours)
- 2003 B.A. in Forensic Psychology and Dance
License Number: MSG003066
Renee M. Rowe - MSW, LMT
Renee is a former social worker and birth doula. For years, she saw the inter-relationship between mental health and the physical body. While working with women in childbirth, Renee became interested in massage and the power of physical and emotional comfort that touch offered. She completed her training at the Pittsburgh School of Massage Therapy and the Massage Therapy Institute of Western Pennsylvania. Her specialities include Deep Tissue Massage, Pregnancy Massage, Orthopedic Massage, Myofascial Release, and Manual Lymphatic Drainage. Now, through massage, Renee is able to work with clients in a new way.
License Number: MSG003020
Jay Breen - LMT, CMT
Jay is a Pennsylvania licensed massage therapist and is Nationally certified in massage. He is a graduate of the Pittsburgh School of Massage Therapy with over 16 years of massage experience. He has furthered his education by receiving advanced certification in Orthopedic Massage (James Walaski) and Myoskeletal Alignment Technique (Erik Dalton). He has also studied with Aaron Mattes, learning Active Isolated Stretching (AIS).
Jay's passion is to help his clients restore balance to their bodies by lessening or resolving pain and to improve their range of motion. Bodywork is performed as a team, working together for best results. Clients are then given the tools to reeducate their body for lasting results (stretching and strengthening exercises) to maintain a pain-free lifestyle.
License Number: MSG000512
John "Ubie" Ubinger - LMT
Ubie's top priority is his clients. He is dedicated to adopting a holistic approach to massage & therapeutic bodywork; by personalizing each client’s needs, and providing a truly professional experience to each individual. Ubie’s bodywork skills include Swedish/Stress Reduction, Deep tissue, Myofascial Release, Prenatal, Reflexology, Neuromuscular and trigger point techniques. Ubie spends extra time ensuring that you are provided with a mindful massage session that appeals to all the senses, including the use of aromatherapy essential oils, and healing music.
Ubie is an avid traveler, yoga practitioner, mindfulness/meditation instructor, photographer and percussionist.
License Number: MSG007938
CLAIRE WESTBROOK - LMT, BFRP
A graduate of the Pittsburgh School of Massage Therapy in 2007, Claire has been involved in the healing arts field for over 15 years with a focus on integrating energy and body work. Her studies at PSMT included Aromatherapy, Pregnancy & Infant, Chair and Swedish massage and she has completed additional coursework for LaStone (hot & cold stone) therapy, Reflexology, Reiki, and Manual Lymph Drainage. She is also a Bach Foundation Registered Practitioner of Bach flower essences, Olmo Ling Bon Center & Institute certified meditation instructor, and Veriditas trained labyrinth facilitator. Through her ongoing instruction and desire to live in a more balanced and peaceful world, she strives to assist others in their own journeys of unifying their mind, body and spirit.
License Number: MSG002002
Allison Turner - LMT
Allison graduated from ASIS Massage School (Prescott, AZ) in 2008. She is nationally certified in massage therapy and also holds a BS in Outdoor Recreation, Dance & Gender Studies from PSU (Plymouth, NH). Allison specializes in Ashiatsu Oriental Bar Therapy, a type of massage where the therapist uses their feet and body weight to massage the clients’ body resulting in a deep yet luxurious massage. She also specializes in Foot Reflexology, Swedish, Deep Tissue, and Hot Stone massage. She loves working with all ages and bodies, matching pressure to your exact needs. If you are looking for very deep work and/or are a bodybuilder, she recommends scheduling an Ashiatsu appointment for your maximum benefit!
License Number: MSG010509
Rebecca Crane - LMT, CNMT
Rebecca graduated from the Santa Fe School of Massage in Santa Fe, NM. She is also a Certified Neuromuscular Therapist and completed 200 hours of training in Hakomi for Bodyworkers. Her skills include Swedish, Deep Tissue, Neuromuscular Therapy, Myofascial Release, KinesioTaping, Sports Massage, Reflexology, Hot Stone, Pregnancy Massage, Oncology Massage, and Hakomi Bodywork — a unique modality focused on bringing awareness to relationship between mind and body.
Rebecca values working with a diverse range of clients, and has enjoyed helping professional athletes, cancer survivors, and people at all stages of the gender transition process. She believes in using massage to support the body’s natural tendency toward healing and balance.