Ken Reader

Biography

Ken Reader, LMT, Aesth, CA, RYT

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en Reader is a licensed massage therapist in Oregon and Nationally licensed for seven years. He has extensive training in Structural manipulation, Reiki, Zen Shiatsu and Reflexology. Graduate of Massage School of Bend with several hours of study from East West and Oregon School of Massage he approaches his work with an enthusiasm that is contagious and he instills in his clients an ability to heal themselves.

A Bach Flower practitioner for several years he trained and studied with Bach Flowers in Southwest. He is able to change disfunctioning patterns and support the systems of the body to stay in balance. Trained in Spa Therapy first as a Skin Therapist (Aesthetician), his journey started here nine years ago. Recognized by YONKA and DERMALOGICA as an advanced technician he is well trained and educated in skin conditions and how to correct them.

Successfully starting the Energy Bar, a holistic cafe and fresh juice bar on the cutting edge of nutrition to the public in the early nineties he sold this and moved into healing therapies such as Reiki, Nia dance and Ecstatic movement, the five rhythms. This awakening pointed him in the direction of healer as a professional and his life took the path of student and practitioner. A successful and certified RYT Yoga Teacher, he has combined his love of teaching with knowledge of the body to assist the person to heal on deep levels both in mind and body.

Reiki Here is a better understanding of Reiki, a hands on healing technique: Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. It is administered by laying on hands and is based on the idea that an unseen Life Force Energy flows through us and is what causes us to be alive. Reiki stands for "spiritually guided Life Force" treatments feel like a wonderful glowing radiance that flows thru and around you. This type of bodywork treats the whole person including body, emotions, mind and spirit. Treatments include relaxation, feelings of peace, security and well being.

Treatment Videos

Ken providing a luxurious, relaxing massage:

Classic European facial treatment:

Testimonials

“Thanks for such a great massage… I’m glad my sister recommended you!”

—K.R.

“I have been very impressed by the massages I have received from Ken Reader. He offers all the best qualities of what one looks for in a good massage therapist. His touch is refined, experienced and sensitive to the body’s needs. As a massage therapist myself, I understand the rarity of finding a practitioner who embodies all of these qualities. I very much enjoy my sessions with Ken and look forward to a continued practioner/client relationship.”

—Elissa

“Ken is an excellent massage therapist. He has a professional work ethic. I am the medical director, founder and owner of Groundspring Healing Center, PC. I have known many healers throughout the years and Ken’s work is exemplary.”

—G.F.

“Ken has magic hands. As a massage and skin therapist , he does an amazing job of helping me maintain a healthy body as well as create the radiance on my skin. His massage style is soothing and relaxing. I feel energized and stress free after his treatment. Ken also has excellent understanding of the body as an experienced yoga instructor. He gives me great advice on exercises and stretching skills towards my body’s chronic spots. By having his treatment and the exercises he advises I feel my body has been making amazing improvements. Ken’s facial and Brow waxing are incredibly impressive. After the facial, I feel my skin is deeply cleansed, hydrated. More importantly over time I see the radiance on my skin. EVERY single time after I have Ken’s facial or brow wax it gets noticed and I am showered in compliments.”

—Y.Q.N.

“A massage from Ken brings a serene state of mind with a much-needed relief from everyday life. It is not only a calming experience, but also a visceral hiatus. Relaxed and revived, each massage is vital to my well-being.”

—Sarah

Insurance coverage

Ken is in-network with these health insurance plans:
  • Aetna
  • ASHN — American Specialty Health — HealthNet
  • Blue Cross
  • Kaiser / CHP
  • LifeWise
  • ODS with massage coverage
  • Pacific Source
  • Providence