Meet Our Massage Therapists

Elcy Ayala LMT

Elcy graduated from Branford Hall in 2007 and came to work for Massage On Whitney in 2008. Elcy has the experience and knowledge of many different massages which include Therapeutic, Deep Tissue, Bamboo, Reflexology, Sports, Prenatal, Sinus Relief, Aromatherapy and Hot Stones. She customizes each of her massages to the needs of her client in order for them to leave here feeling relaxed and refreshed. Elcy is bilingual in Spanish & English.

Patricia Lonardo LMT

Patricia graduated from Branford Hall in 2015 and has been with Massage On Whitney since 2016.She specializes in Therapeutic Massage for common stress issues such as trigger points related to the neck ,back and shoulders. Other massages that she does are: Deep Tissue, Hot Stone, Sports , and prenatal.

Denise Rank LMT

Denise received her LMT training at Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy, Newington , practicing since graduating in 2016. As an AMTA professional member and AMTA CT Chapter member she enjoys expanding her practice with continuous learning. She practices a range of modalities to blend a therapeutic approach including swedish , deep tissue, myfascial and sports massage techniques. Her slower pace is gauged toward relaxing the body to better accept the influence of change in the muscle and fascia. Her goal is to focus on each client's unique needs to provide the benefits of healing touch.

Rosalee A. McCallum LMT

Rosalee graduated from Branford Hall in 2018 and came to Massage On Whitney in May 2019. She delivers both Therapeutic and Deep Tissue massage. She is especially adept at performing a deeper pressure massage. With a background in Personal Care and Personal Training she understands the importance of listening to each of her clients needs.


Danielle Marie Austin

 Danielle  received her LMT from the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy in Westport, CT in 2017. She practices a variety of massage modalities including cupping, Swedish, hot stone, prenatal, and deep tissue. However, her passion for health and wellness extend well beyond massage to include aesthetics in both spa and medical settings, as well as a degree in nutrition and dietetics. She is also in the process of earning her certification as a yoga instructor, including reiki and meditation techniques, to broaden her repertoire of skills for helping others. 

Gina Bender

Gina is a Hamden native and graduated from Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy in 2005 and is insured by Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP). Gina is passionate about helping people relax from the daily stress of life and helping people with pain. She is trained in various modalities of therapeutic massage such as Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, Myofascial, Reflexology, Hot Stones and Sports Massage.

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