JoEllen is a native of Virginia Beach, growing up in the northeastern part of North Carolina. She started her career in the medical field when she was 19 working as a nurse assistant at a local hospital. After a few years of working in the hospital setting, JoEllen pursued her associates degree in a Medical Assisting so she could work in an office environment. JoEllen worked in Family Medicine and Nephrology until she decided she wanted to become a healthcare administrator. She graduated in January 2017 from ECPI University with her bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration. Since JoEllen has worked in the allopathic side of healthcare for several years, she wanted more experience in holistic healthcare. Since she has been the office manager at Body Logic she found just what she was looking for; expanding her knowledge in holistic care through chiropractic care, massage therapy, and essential oils. In JoEllen’s free time she enjoys the outdoors, going to the beach, hiking, or exercising.
Although Kiana has spent the first half of her life moving from city to city, she has lived in Virginia Beach for the last ten years and considers this to be her home. She is currently studying at Regent University in pursuit of a business degree. Kiana was unfamiliar with the world of chiropractic, massage, and nutrition until she joined the Body Logic family. Since then, she has watched the lives of both herself and patients change for the better through the doctors and massage therapists here, and fully believes everyone should have the opportunity to move better, feel better, and live better. She has taken on the challenge of living an active, healthy lifestyle and hopes to inspire others to do the same. She is thankful for the relationships she has built with both the staff and the clients at Body Logic. She loves learning and devotes her spare time to learning a new subject or activity. In her spare time, Kiana is a portrait photographer, and she also enjoys billiards, rubik’s cubes, acting, drawing, and music.
Michael O’Rourke graduated from the Finger Lakes School of Massage in Ithaca, New York where he was trained in multiple modalities to include Swedish, Deep Tissue, Trigger Point Therapy, Neuromuscular Therapy, Medical Massage, Elder Massage, Shiatsu, Aromatherapy, Reflexology, and Energy and Polarity Therapy.
Mike places the highest value in the therapist/client relationship. He tailors each and every massage specific to his clients needs. Mike believes that the most important thing he can offer beyond any technique is a mindful and compassionate presence, which can facilitate the innate healing ability within the recipient. Mike lives in a positive, happy, and holistic mindset each and every day and his energy and smiles are boundless and truly contagious. One of Mike’s favorite quotes is, “Your body’s ability to heal is greater than anyone has permitted you to believe.” Mike loves nature and being outdoors. When not training for some random half marathon you can find him running, rock-climbing, camping, hiking, biking, or playing one of his many favorite sports.
Veronica McKune is a graduate of the Cayce & Reilly School of Massotherapy at the Edgar Cayce A.R.E., here in Virginia Beach. Veronica started on her path in massage therapy in the fall of 2016 and has received training in various modalities including Swedish Massage, Orthopedic Massage, Neuromuscular Therapy, Myofascial Release, Deep Tissue, and Reflexology. She is dedicated to catering every session to her client’s needs so that each experience is unique and focused. Veronica believes in fostering a spiritual connection with her clients to give them the space they need to heal themselves.
In her free time, Veronica enjoys spending time in nature; whether she is swimming in the ocean, hiking in the Blue Ridge Mountains, or camping in the woods, she loves being present and letting the grounding energy of the earth rejuvenate her. Veronica sets aside time everyday to practice yoga and meditation & puts very high importance on self care. She believes that in order to fully care for others, we must first care for ourselves. Veronica is eager to be here at Body Logic doing something she loves and believes in to help others in their self care journey.
Sarah first came to Body Logic 10 years ago, when she returned to the area from the Blue Ridge Mountains where she worked for the Wintergreen Spa. There she became proficient at several bodywork techniques, ayurvedic inspired body wraps, and facials.
She is passionate about helping people to gain more self-awareness and the ability to be comfortable with their own bodies. She believes health maintenance is the key to life and brings a “tool bag” of various approaches to the massage table including: extensive energy work, reflexology, Trager® Bodywork, Zero Balancing, Yoga Therapy, and Manual Lymphatic Drainage Techniques. With 23 years of hands-on experience, Sara is proud to be a part of the Body Logic team, helping people to move better, feel better, and live better!
Debra Hays-Humphries got into massage therapy because she has a desire to help others achieve a better quality of life. She is a graduate of the Reporting Academy of Virginia, which is now Fortis. She has experience in working in a spa setting at Virginia Beach Massage Therapy customizing services to client’s desires. She has also worked in other chiropractic settings gaining experience in helping assess patient/client needs and educating them about the body and self-care techniques. She has received training in Deep Tissue, myofascial massage techniques, Swedish massage, Pregnancy massage and some training in Lymphatic Drainage. She has received certification in Oncology Massage.
Debra has almost 10 years of experience in teaching Massage Therapy at Centura College-Virginia Beach campus. In her teaching career she had the opportunity to pass on her passion for massage to the students and education them on how the body works. She was awarded Instructor of the Quarter and Instructor of the Year 2015. She has found that educating the patient/client goes a long way in helping them improve their lifestyle. Even after 18 years in the field of massage therapy her passion for massage and the desire to help others is even stronger than when she began this path 18 years ago.