Meet the Staff
Melissa Traino owner of Mindbody Connection Massage & Fitness is a fully insured New York State Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified level 2 Cupping Therapist (CMCT) and Certified Pilates Instructor. Melissa graduated from the Onondaga School of Therapeutic Massage in 2009. With the integration of Massage Therapy and Pilates Melissa can provide her clients with the tools they need to have a well rounded healthy lifestyle with a positive connection of mind and body. With Massage Therapy she can help treat various aliments/conditions and with Pilates she can help you to strengthen your body and work to proper body poster and alignment. Melissa is a well rounded Therapist having continuing education in Deep Tissue Massage Techniques, Orthopedic Massage Techniques for Cervical Pain/Treatments, Effective Treatments for Sciatica, Myofascial Release: Clinical Applications, Dynamic Stretching, Hot Stone and Hot Bamboo Therapy, Orthopedic Massage: Upper & Lower Body Treatments & Assessments. As well as her Reiki level 1 attunement. She is certified through Balanced Body in Pilates Mat since 2013 and is trained in Reformer Trapeze Table, Chair and Barrels.
Danielle LeFever is a New York State Licensed Massage Therapist and a Certified level 2 Cupping Therapist (CMCT). She is insured with and a member of the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA). Danielle is a 2016 graduate from the Onondaga School of Therapeutic Massage with over 1,000 hours of training. Danielle's main goal is to provide her clients with relaxation of both mind and body. Her approach to each client is individualized by their personal needs whether it's simply to relax or relieve pain. Danielle is looking forward to broadening her practice and spreading more awareness within her community about the incredible significance Massage Therapy has in the Integrative Health field.
Hong Li is a licensed Acupuncturist who is focused on using expertise in Oriental Medicine, traditional acupuncture and Tui Na in order to improve the health and well-being of clients. He has years of experience having trained and practiced in China and now is licensed in NYS. His skills not only consist of Acupuncture but moxibustion, herbal medicine, Tui Na, Qi Gong, Gua Sha and electrical stimulation.
Caryn Medeiros is a fully insured 200-hr Infinite Light yoga teacher. Her practice draws from classical yoga teachings with emphasis on anatomical alignment and personal exploration. She is passionate about showing the many benefits of meditation, pranayama, asana and yogic philosophy that can be implemented on and off the mat. Caryn is skilled in seamlessly offering modifications throughout the practice, so it is accessible to anyone who enters her class. She is continuously curious about all things yoga and hopes to grow and share with her students.
Kaitlynn Tassone is a sound Alchemist who struggled with anxiety, depression, addiction, relationship issues, inner child wounds and health issues her entire childhood into early adulthood. Until she decided to take control and work with Erika Walton, leader/coach of Destiny by Design. With this program Kaitlynn found we have the power to create our own reality, no matter our past, we are able to heal our mind, body and soul. She transformed her whole life and after taking this program Kaitlynn became a coach herself. She started holding sound baths nation wide, including artists in Hollywood. Her purpose is to empower others, raise consciousness one person at a time and spread healing all across the nation.