A healing haven is located in NE Minneapolis. It is owned and operated by licensed and certified massage therapist Joy Andreasen. Joy has been practicing massage therapy since 2003. She began her myofascial release journey in November of 2012. Currently considered an advanced level practitioner she has taken Myofascial Release 1, Unwinding, Myofascial Release 2, Fascial Pelvis, Rebounding, and Cervical Thoracic. She is planning to continue her education Fall of 2017 with Advanced Unwinding.
One of my goals is to continue my education so that I can support others as they go through their healing process at their own pace.
Joy first encountered massage when she was 14 years old when she was given the gift of a massage from her grandmother. The massage she received left such a wonderful impression on her that she thought everyone should have one.
In 2002 Joy graduated from the Minneapolis School of Massage and Bodywork Inc., where she received over 600 hours of education. She opened A happy haven Massage Therapy in 2003 to try out the grand adventure of owning her own business. Over the years she has learned a lot about running a business and about massage. The business name changed to A healing haven in 2011 to meet the increasing needs of her clients. At that time she also began training in John Barnes Myofascial Release, she is currently an advanced level practitioner.
Joy lives with her husband, Jason, and two daughters Alyssandra and Aneira in Northeast Minneapolis. She loves to ride her bike, go for walks, cook, have lively conversations and is always trying to learn more about how the body, mind, and spirit all work together in the healing process.