Jen is a native of Savannah, Georgia; a place and community that prides itself for their gracious hospitality. As an adult, she carried those innate traits with her to Greensboro, NC where she attended the Kneaded Energy School of Massage.
Though introduced to many modalities, Jen enjoys what she calls “Heavy-Handed Swedish” massage the most. She enjoys incorporating essential oil blends, hot and cold stones, cupping therapy and therapeutic passive stretching to lengthen muscles aiding in the body’s ability to receive the benefits of massage.
Jen strives to meet every client’s needs in an attentive and caring way. Her approach is holistic with special attention focused on the concerns of her client. Jen uses firm and fluid techniques in her massages to promote both a sense of relaxation while ensuring an effective approach to treatment. She is very intuitive and loves her work as well as brings a gentle demeanor and heart centered approach to her profession.
When Jen is not at Urban Essentials Massage & Wellness, she enjoys maintaining a healthy lifestyle that includes physical activities such as weightlifting, running, hiking and other weekend warrior sports.