Licensed Massage Therapist | Department Manager
Licensed Massage Therapist LA3935
Ashley is originally from New Orleans, LA. She received her B.S. Degree in Psychology from LSU in 2005 before attending Baton Rouge Medical Training College where she received her license as a Massage Therapist in 2006. In 2009, Ashley joined the Peace Corps and was a Community Health Extension Agent in Zambia, Africa before returning to the US in 2011.
Ashley joined the team at Spa Mizan in 2011 as a senior Massage Therapist and assumed the role of Department Manager and In-House Massage Educator.
Ashley is trained in the following body treatments; Therapeutic Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Hot Stone Massage, Neuromuscular Therapy, Trigger Point Therapy, Hydrotherm Massage, Body Polish, Body Wraps, Mizan Ayruvedic Treatment, Pre-natal Massage, Solar Bronzing, Steam Canopy Treatment, Vichey Shower Treatment as well as all the AVEDA foundation treatments including the energy balancing Chakra Massage, the relaxing Stress Fix Massage and the refreshing Rosemary Mint Body Wrap.
Besides traditional massage techniques and treatments, Ashley is also certified as an Ashiatsu Oriental Bar Therapist as well as a Level II Reiki Practitioner.
Ashley has also received her certification as an Emotion Code Practitioner which uses muscle testing to find trapped emotions stored in the body from past negative events. Guests often feel lighter and more peaceful after experiencing these sessions.
Ashley is co-creator of a local Vision Board Master Class and has also created videos and blog posts about selfcare, self-massage and wellness. You can find Ashley on You Tube @ Ashley Maturin and on her Facebook Page – Ashley Maturin.
As part of her continuing education, Ashley has also attended leadership training through Wolf Creek Business Growth Institute and Neill Corporation's Serious Business. These leadership and business forums focus more on the business side of the spa industry.
When asked why she chose a career as a massage therapist, Ashley replied, “I want to help people help themselves and massage therapy is a very effective and quick way to accomplish that goal.”
When asked what she liked most about her career as a Massage Therapist, Ashley replied, “I get to work with my guests and customize their experience. I know that when they get off the massage table they feel renewed and able to take the focus off the pain in their bodies and redirect it to more important areas of their lives. I really enjoy releasing tight constricted areas of the body and watching postures improve.”
When asked why she chose Spa Mizan as a place to work, Ashley replied, “I like everything Spa Mizan stands for and we give back to the community through volunteer services and donations. It also gives me a chance to work with AVEDA's awesome products and learn more about massage and the spa industry.
In her free time Ashley enjoys, Yoga, Kayaking, Cooking, Reading and spending time with her husband and son.
To book an appointment with Ashley call Spa Mizan at 337-981-0608.