Janice B Gaines-Ehlen BS Proprietor
Licensed Massage Therapist
License #4580 since 1989
Licensed Esthetician and surfer!
From the late 1980's to 1996 Janice worked as an independent contractor for Gold's Gym in Portland Oregon. The business known as Motion Management which had offices in a number of gyms throughout the city offered services of massage therapy that focused on injury, rehab and sports massage. In addition she taught and lectured on fitness, nutrition, motivation and personal athletic training.
In 1996 Janice and her husband Mike Ehlen made Manzanita their home, since then Janice has had a successful private massage and wellness consulting practice. In the winter of 07-08 it is with great pride and passion that Janice presents Spa Manzanita - a full service day with emphasis on health, wellness and personalized services.
1985 BS - Physical Education with minor studies in Exercise Physiology and Corporation Fitness Programs
1989 East West College of Healing Arts
1978 AA Nutrition (Santa Monica CC)
Additional Certifications and Studies
PNF (Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation)
Trigger Point and Deep Tissue Therapy
2013 50-plus Rose City SUP Race winner
2006 Body Building Champion
1989-90 USA National Cycling Team
1990 National Gold Medalist
1989 & 1990 World Cycling Team Member
1988 Olympic Cycling Team Member (Alternate)
Professional Ski Alpine Ski Racer
California Windsurfing Champion 1975