All of our massage therapists are Licensed and Certified by the Virginia Board of Nursing and are fully vaccinated.
Founder & Lead Massage Therapist
Silbia, CMT, CMLDT, is the founder of Feeling Great Massage and Lead Massage Therapist with over 30 years of experience. Licensed by the VA Board of Nursing, Silbia is a Certified Manual Lymphatic Drainage Therapist (Klose Training), a Certified Prenatal Massage Therapist, and a Member of the American Massage Therapist Association.
Silbia has a wide range of experience acquired throughout her career. She’s received physical therapy training in Peru, pursued cupping massage training in Beijing, and in the US, she became a licensed massage therapist. Her journey led her to work for many years at clinics alongside chiropractors and physical therapists before founding Feeling Great Massage in 2014.
Silbia enjoys nature, and in her free time, she adventures on hikes whenever possible. She also enjoys reading, so having an interesting book handy is a must! She has a strong passion for her work, so she is constantly looking for to learn more about anatomy to better understand and treat different conditions.
Silbia's thrive and determination is to help others understand how their bodies work, how to avoid injuries, and how to recover if an injury already happened.
"I don't see this as a career. I see this as a mission."
Silbia specializes in Medical massage, Injury Rehabilitation, Surgical Recovery Care through Manual Lymphatic Drainage, Pregnancy Care Massage.
Rudy, CMT, is a graduate of Northern Virginia School of Therapeutic Massage and Licensed by the VA Board of Nursing. Thanks to his strong background and knowledge in massage therapy and physical therapy, respectively, Rudy is a well-rounded massage therapist able to provide outstanding care to his clients.
He has dedicated his career to treat and prevent injuries, leveraging his training in massage therapy and his studies in physical therapy curriculum while attending GMU.
Rudy uses his education to customize each session to the needs of the client, communicates any problem areas, and provides recommendations as to how to avoid and prevent a possible injury with exercises and a treatment plan.
“What I like the most about this profession is the opportunity to continue learning about the human body. Everything inside us is connected, and by knowing that, I can help others."
Rudy specializes in Neuromuscular Massage and Myofascial Release Therapy. Modalities include Therapeutic (Deep tissue, Sports, Trigger Point), Cupping Massage, Prenatal Massage.
Julie, CMT, is a Certified Manual Lymphatic Drainage Therapist, Licensed Massage Therapist by the VA Board of Nursing and a member of NCBTMB.
Julie started her massage journey in Montana in 2005 where she is from, and maintained her own business prior to moving to Virginia.
Post covid, Julie attended Monarch Continuing Education for Manual Lymphatic Drainage and continues to learn about different massage modalities to help reduce swelling.
Although she recently joined our team, Julie has been practicing massage therapy for over 15 years and already clients are loving her.
Julie is also a photographer and art enthusiast who enjoys nature.
Modalities include Manual Lymphatic Drainage, Prenatal, Postnatal.
Co-founder & Operations Manager
Andrea is a graduate from Le Cordon Bleu with a Pastry and Baking degree. She has worked in bakeries and fine dining restaurants for over 10 years before joining Feeling Great Massage full time.
While in the food industry business, she used massage therapy to help her body take the physical demands of the job. After leaving the world of pastries, Andrea took this position with a mind set to helping others feel their best inside and out.
In her free time, Andrea enjoys taking care of her cat Louis and her "indoor-nature", which she has incorporated into our lobby
"If you can't go out to enjoy nature, bring some indoors. Why not?"