Tyechia Blakey (540)383-9448 1171 S. High Street, Suite 110 Harrisonburg, VA 22801

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Refreshing Effects

About Tyechia

Tai began her journey into massage therapy in 2003 and attended The Virginia School of Massage in Charlottesville, Virginia, where she completed a 637 hour program. Upon completion of massage school Tai become a Certified Massage Therapist through The National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage Bodywork (NCBTMB) and holds a state license through the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Board of Nursing. She is an active member of the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA), The International Association of Infant Massage-Sweden (IAIM) and Infant Massage USA Chapter.


Tai opened her business Refreshing Effects Massage Therapy in 2008. Her vision is to reduce the effects of mental, physical and emotion stressors through massage therapy. She practices swedish, deep tissue, hot stone, reflexology and chair massage. She specializes in pregnancy massage, active labor, and postpartum massage as a Certified Nurturing the Mother™ Pregnancy Massage Therapist and infant massage as a Certified Educator of Infant Massage.

Our mission is to reduce the effects of mental, physical and emotional stessors through massage therapy. Here each client's session is customized individually to their specific therapuetic needs. Prior to and at the end of each session, time is taken to express any questions or concerns. One thing that sets us apart is we focus on the family! Massage services are provided to the expected mother, your infant child, the general public and elderly community.

Techniques practiced

  • Deep Tissue massage
  • Hot Stone Therapy
  • Infant Massage
  • Myofascial release
  • Neuromuscular
  • On site chair massage
  • Pregnancy Massage
  • Reflexology
  • Swedish Massage
  • Trigger Point therapy

Where I practice

  • Therapist’s Private Practice Office

Clients accepted

male, female, infants


Experience: 11-20 years

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