With over 20 years combined experience, Live Oak’s Therapists, Natalia Tobon, Jenny Runde, Naomi Bourassa and Danielle Sampson, provide a variety of massage modalities such as Therapeutic Massage (a massage meant to soothe aches & pains), Thai Yoga Massage, Reflexology, Craniosacral Therapy, Deep Tissue, Ayurvedic Therapies & so much more. Wellness is accumulative, which means the more you receive it, the better your body will feel, so be sure to inquire about our wellness treatment packages & monthly specials. At Live Oak Wellness, we aim to renew your health, both body & mind.
Natalia Tobon Galindo
Natalia is the owner of Live Oak, a Licensed Massage Therapist, Yoga Instructor and Ayurvedic Practitioner.
She started teaching at Live Oak in 2012 until she left town to pursue her career. Natalia has a degree in Medical Sciences from Florida State University. During her 200hour Yoga Teacher training in Orlando with the founder of Live Oak and mentor Shea de Oliveira, Natalia discovered the science of Ayurveda. Her existing love for natural medicine and science expanded and she left to pursue her medical studies in Karnataka, India KLE University. During her time abroad Natalia worked in medical camps throughout India, worked at a hospital, and spoke at the International Ayurveda in Lucknow India. She came back to the states with a new fire for wellness, balance and healing. The opportunity to be a part of Live Oak once again emerged and Natalia knew it was the perfect community to benefit from this service. Natalia is back in Orlando; she's a new mom to Oliver Murcia, leading a 200 hour teacher training through DOSHA yoga, practicing Ayurvedic services and consults, a global speaker, and on the board of the Ayurveda Association of Florida AAF.
Danielle is a Licensed Massage Therapist that focuses on Myofascial release, Aromatherapy, and relaxation. She graduated in 2017 from Orlando School of Therapeutic Massage and Yoga and is quickly developing her career as a bodyworker. She uses her in-depth knowledge of anatomy to create a truly unique style of healing.
Jenny has been a licensed practitioner of bodywork since 2009. She was trained and certified by the Academy of Ancient Reflexology in St. Augustine, FL.
After graduating from the Central Florida School of Massage Therapy Inc, in Winter Park, she was invited to join the teaching faculty there. Currently, she teaches Introduction to Reflexology. As a therapist she offers safe, non-invasive therapeutic touch in a calming environment to those who would otherwise not be able to slow down. She is an active member of the Florida State Massage Therapy Association.
Jenny completed her 200 Hour Hatha Yoga Teacher Training with the Yoga Teacher Training of Central Florida, she is thrilled to offer clients other ways to experience a deep level of physical and mental well-being. Her transition from both the corporate world and the academic one (BA in Plant and Soil Science), along with her interest in wellness, give her a unique perspective on work, play and the corresponding relationship to our bodies, minds and spirits. MA55908 National Certification #573235-09
Naomi is a Licensed Massage Therapist (since 2004), Yoga Instructor (since 2009), and Community Herbalist (since 2014).
As a massage therapist, she has studied Thai Massage, Neuromuscular Therapy and Myofascial Release, bringing a therapeutic and thorough approach to her practice. She has also practiced Reiki, Reflexology, and Aromatherapy, offering a holistic aspect to each treatment.
Hatha yoga is the foundation of her yoga practice, receiving her 200 hour certification in Empath Yoga and has studied with Janice Rous, creator of Body Dialogue. Focus on breath and alignment are key components to Naomi’s classes. Her goal is to cultivate and establish body awareness with each breath and each pose.
She received her Community Herbalist Certification from the Florida School of Holistic Living and enjoys dabbling in herbal medicine, implementing herbs where ever she can. Naomi identifies as a teacher first and foremost, providing her clients with the appropriate tools to empower themselves with body awareness.
She is passionate about supporting communities that have limited access to self care education. Naomi graduated from UCF with her Bachelors in Social Work in 2017 and is a case manager for survivors of human trafficking in Orange County. She has volunteered with a wide variety of youth programs over the years, one of which brought her to India! In her spare time, she mentors through Big Brothers Big Sisters and volunteers her time with Zebra Coalition.