Words from the Owner:

I struggled with constant pain due to my physical activities and my emotional and mental stress. Trauma, stress, and anxiety would get the best of me and create pain in my low back, headaches, and a weak immune system. Dealing with these things was tough, and it became tougher when doctors could not tell me the root problem and told me I will have to live with it. 

As years went on, I grasped my power and took control of my health by diving into Traditional Chinese Medicine, receiving bodywork, and changing my diet. Making these changes changed my life, and my pain disappeared while my self-power multiplied.

After my experiences, I have a strong passion for helping others see the light in themselves because we all deserve a chance to heal truly. I encourage people to not only heal themselves physically, but to understand the root of the pain – that includes mentally and emotionally. Once we begin this kind of healing, we take back our self-power, and we are ready to BE in this world and put good into this world. 

Erica Ware – Owner of Holistic Bodywork

“Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself” – Rumi.

Welcome to Holistic Bodywork

“While many focus on healing the symptoms, if not addressed, the root cause will continue to harm us in other ways.”

– Erica Ware, LMT & Founder of Holistic Bodywork


How Holistic Bodywork can help

Holistic Bodywork specializes in addressing conditions that are known to bring stress, pain, and discomfort to many.  Here, you will find help with:

  • Sciatica
  • Allergies
  • Headaches, Migraines
  • Stress
  • Sprains, Strains
  • Poor posture
  • Injuries, Sports injuries
  • Carpal Tunnel
  • PTSD
  • Emotional & Mental stress
  • Digestive upset
  • Qi Stagnation


“I’ve been going to Erica for years! She’s super in tune with what my muscles need and I always leave feeling super relaxed!! Also gives awesome advice for at home things to help my achey upper back and neck!”

Candice H.

“My experience with Holistic Bodywork was dynamic and very satisfying. I came to Erica with a great amount of pain in my neck and upper back. Erica explained to me where the pain was deriving from, which was specific muscles that she named and relaxed with her magical hands. Thank you Erica!”

Carrie W.

Massage is an amazing treat. Felt so good afterwards would recommend to anyone.

Aimee T.

Your Session at Holistic Bodywork

Everyone’s body is different – What works for one person may not work for the next. Each session is tailored to your needs to ensure an immense opportunity to heal.

  • Extra consultation time: Before and after your session. This allows client to explain pain and allows therapist to provide recommendations without rushing
  • Postural Assessment: Increased chance to find problem of discomfort. recommendations for stretching, posture improvements
  • Utilizing Heat Therapy: Heat encourages blood flow to a problem area, which can speed the healing process. Applied with a heating pad
  • Intuitive Healing: Intuition & energy work, combined with Shamanic Healing, studying TCM theory, massage therapy, craniosacral therapy, and herbal medicine, allows me to locate stagnated energy and energy cyst in my clients. I see where it is, and I feel how deep it is; this allows a better chance of helping my client

In Partnership with

Meridian Integrative wellness

Meridian Integrative Wellness is a team of highly qualified, multidisciplinary wellness practitioners on a mission to improve your health and well-being through one-on-one partnership and community learning. Many people seek the help of MIW practitioners, often in combination with complimentary alternative medicine like acupuncture, chiropractic, yoga, herbal medicine, aromatherapy, massage and craniosacral therapy to address their health conditions. Being under the same roof as these talented and loving practitioners is a great opportunity of healing for our clients.

Meet the team below!


Jessica Hill Powell

Jessica’s expertise centers around holistic wellness and behavior change. From yoga to aromatherapy to neuroscience on behavior change, she is informed by a variety of modalities in her practice, all with one goal in mind: physical and emotional well-being. She loves working with folks who face complex health issues, including autoimmune diseases, diabetes and other chronic conditions because it’s so rewarding to witness them heal and take back their sense of well-being, much like she’s done in her own life. 

Jessica in a nut-shell: Mama x4. INFJ. Yogi. Foodie. Feminist. Plant Lover. Creative. Forever Student.


Robin Aleksevitch

Robin has been Registered Nurse for over 33 years, receiving her Bachelors Degrees in Nursing, Psychology and English from the University of South Dakota. Working as a nurse in cardiac, behavioral and school nursing, she has seen the impact stress plays on our body, mind and health. She uses biofeedback to help you to connect with your body to reduce pain, manage stress, headaches, smoking cessastion and so much more. She is also a reiki master and loves the benefits of essential oils. 

Robin in a nut-shell: Mama x3. Nurse. Artist. Healer. Hiker. Traveler. Life Changer. Wellness Advocate.


Julie Ciriano

Julie has a great deal of experience working with individuals with depression, anxiety and PTSD, as well as families with various interpersonal issues. Clients often seek her to assist in navigating through difficult relationships with family members, as well as coping with recent or past traumas. Using EMDR and Havening, she teaches clients that they can lessen negative emotional and physical reactions to past trauma. Mind-body connection is an integral part of her practice.

Julie in a nut-shell: Mama x3. Foodie. Avid Exerciser. Lover of movies, travel and books.


Dr. Heather Bass

Dr. Heather Bass is a licensed clinical psychologist with over 20 years of clinical experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and families, with diverse backgrounds and issues.  Her expertise lies in the areas of Eating Disorders, Anxiety, Depression, Attention Deficit Disorder, chronic medical conditions, learning and developmental issues, behavioral issues  and Childhood Trauma.

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