The word Soteria has Greek origin, but we believe restorative and holistic balance comes from around the globe. Experience the perfect marriage of ancient Eastern practices and modern Western discoveries. Our experts provide a host of massage and bodywork services. Meet the professionals who bring these great services to you.
Cheree has a passion for relaxation and stress relief. She believes that many of the world’s ailments are caused by stress, and although it cannot be eliminated, there are healthful ways of dealing and coping with stress so it does not consume us.
Cheree studied at the Omaha School of Massage and graduated in 2004 after completing 1,000 hours of massage training. She has worked closely with physicians, nurses, chiropractors and physical therapists for more than 7 years primarily with patients following surgical procedures, women postpartum and people with chronic pain and cancer.
In 2009, Cheree graduated from Peru State College with her bachelor of applied science in business management. In June 2011 she joined the Madonna team as the Integrative Health Specialist at Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital and is the manager of Soteria at ProActive.
Cheree is enrolled in Lomi Lomi massage training and plans to become a Master Lomi Lomi practitioner.
Cheree's Massage Expertise: Swedish, Deep Tissue, Myofacial Release, Sports, Prenatal & Therapeutic
Joe earned his license in massage in 2004 after completing 1,000 hours of massage study at the Myotherapy Institute in Lincoln. Joe is Lincoln's only Certified Bowenwork Practitioner and has completed two advanced Bowenwork classes. He plans to continue his studies in the field of Bowenwork.
Bowenwork is a gentle and non-invasive type of bodywork, which can be performed through light, loose-fitting clothing. Bowenwork has been locally and internationally successful in providing relief from acute and chronic pain, including back and neck, TMJ alignment, fibromyalgia and carpal tunnel syndrome.
When he's not providing Bowen bodywork or massage therapy services, Joe enjoys time spent backpacking, hiking and exercising.
Joe's Massage & Bodywork Expertise: Swedish, Deep Tissue, Therapeutic and Bowenwork
Nina enjoys providing relaxation and calm to others through massage therapy.
Extremely talented in Revitalizing Shiatsu Massage, Nina graduated from the Myotherapy Institute in 2010 with 1,000 hours of massage study.
An eternal fun-lover, Nina enjoys knitting, baking, bike riding and hula hooping. She is a busy mother of two small children, so the hula skills come in handy!
Nina's Massage Expertise: Shiatsu, Swedish, Deep Tissue, Therapeutic and Hot Stone
Finally, meet Kelly. More often than not, it's her friendly voice you'll hear when you schedule your appointment at Soteria. She's a busy mom who also believes in staying healthy by staying active. That said, Kelly also understands the invigorating value of a massage.