Our Team

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The Body Spot has a team of highly trained wellness professionals dedicated to helping you feel your best both physically and mentally. Each provider will take time to do a thorough intake to provide you with a session customized to match your intentions.

Give us a call and we can help match you with one of our Body Spot professionals.

Aaron Styles

Massage Therapist

Aaron Styles is a graduate from the Center For Natural Wellness School of Massage Therapy. He opened the Body Spot in 2018 with the intention to improve the lives of the Capital Region community. Aaron is trained in Swedish, Deep Tissue, Cupping, Thai, and Sports Massage. He is also a highly educated yoga instructor. Aaron uses his expertise to personalize each session giving his clients the best experience possible. If you’re struggling with chronic pain or discomfort he will help you achieve long term results by providing you with exercises/movements to do at home.

Maureen The Body Spot

Maureen Hausman

Massage Therapist

Maureen is a graduate of the Center for Natural Wellness and a NYS and nationally Licensed Massage Therapist. For as long as she can remember, Maureen loved massages (initially, receiving them) but during school, became more intrigued of the intricacies of the human body. She believes strongly in the healing nature and power of touch. Maureen wants to guide clients in building a massage that best fits them, whether it be more relaxing or therapeutic in nature. She is passionate about helping others and is committed to fostering a rejuvenating and beneficial session for each client.

Taniya Brandon

Massage Therapist

Taniya has over 8 years’ experience in the health and fitness fields. She is a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT), a Lifestyle and Wellness Management Coach as well as a Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT). Taniya studied at the Swedish Institute and uses her knowledge about exercise, soft tissue, kinesiology, myology, and nutrition to help people recuperate from injury and to prepare for and recover from athletic events. She has a passion for helping clients improve their overall well-being. Taniya specializes in Sports Massage, Medical Massage, Myofascial Release, Trigger Point Therapy, among other modalities.

Jennifer Commerford The Body Spot

Jennifer Commerford

Massage Therapist & Reiki Master

Jennifer graduated from the Center for Natural Wellness School of Massage Therapy, and has been a New York State Licensed Massage Therapist since 2005.  In 2012, Jennifer became an Usui Reiki Practitioner and Master.  She enjoys combining massage and energy work to focus on relaxation, pain management and stress relief.  She specializes in Swedish Massage including Pregnancy Massage, Hot Stone Massage and Medical Massage for Headaches.  Additionally Jennifer is an experienced provider of  Fragile Care, Deep Tissue, Couples, Chair, Aromatherapy and Reflexology Massage.

Catherine Forero (Formerly Leo)

Massage Therapist

Catherine is a Licensed Massage Therapist and received her training at the Center for Natural Wellness School of Massage Therapy. Catherine strongly believes in a holistic preventative lifestyle and focuses on the whole person; mind, body, and spirit. She will carefully plan each massage in accordance with the clients’ needs and requests. Catherine integrates various modalities to reach session goals. Swedish, deep tissue, trigger point therapy, aromatherapy and myofascial stretches are among the methods used to provide a therapeutic, genuinely relaxing massage. Catherine is currently a member of the American Massage Therapy Association. In her spare time she enjoys deepening her spiritual practice, reading, photography, nature walks, singing, skiing and writing.

Doreen Bishop

Reiki Master

Doreen is a Reiki master certified in the traditional Usui Shiki Ryoho system. Doreen grew up in a home with parents who cared for foster children. These children came with a multitude of psychological and physical issues. As an adult Doreen personally struggled with anxiety, depression and eating disorders. Her journey towards wellness began by finding a personal yoga practice and then training to become a 500 RYT certified Vinyasa and Yin Yoga instructor. She later discovered the healing power of Reiki. Doreen feels it is her calling to introduce Reiki to those who are looking for balance, strength, confidence and health, both physically, mentally and emotionally, through a more holistic method.