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A Balanced Body Massage & Spa was created from the passion to help people. Our team consists of motivated therapists and aestheticians who focus on each client with customized treatments. We welcome you to meet our experienced team of spa wellness professionals. Customer satisfaction is our motivation and goal.


Elizabeth Branch

Owner, L.M.T. CT License #005929

By Appointment

Elizabeth is our proud owner and a member of the American Massage Therapy Association. A 2008 graduate from the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy, one of the most thorough training programs in the United States. She opened A Balanced Body Massage & Spa in 2013 with the hope to provide clients with a massage experience that took into consideration their specific needs each and every time they had an appointment. Where client education and caring took precedence over quantity of clients. Her dream has expanded to include like minded talented therapists and aestheticians with the goal to put each client first with exceptional treatment every time they enter the spa.


Elizabeth is fully committed to her clients and offers advanced training in Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, myofascial release, sports/performance massage, prenatal massage, hot stone massage, craniosacral therapy, and cupping therapy.


Diane Reilly
L.M.T. CT License #004871

Diane graduated from Branford Hall in 2006. She strongly believes that massage therapy is beneficial to the body and mind and helps support a healthy lifestyle. Diane became a massage therapist so she could help people “feel better.” She finds her work rewarding, especially when she has helped to alleviate pain that her clients were experiencing.


Diane uses her experience and education to help people who suffer from migraine, neck pain, back pain/sciatica, and shoulder pain. She shows great attention to detail and makes each client feel taken care of and ensures that their massage needs are met. Diane specializes in deep tissue, Swedish, hot stone, reflexology, aromatherapy, and myofascial release treatments.


Jeff Livesay

L.M.T. CT License #10401

Tuesday through Saturday

Jeff began pursuing his passion for massage therapy training in 2010 at the Cortiva Institute for Massage Therapy, in Florida. He relocated to Connecticut in January 2019 to be closer to his family. 


Jeff intuitively knows where to focus, working through the various layers of fascia and muscle tissue to loosen chronically tight areas of the body. He incorporates stretching into each massage leaving his clients feeling limber and rejuvenated. Jeff excels in deep tissue therapeutic massage and he also specializes in sports massage. 


Emily Kemp
L.M.T. CT License #10657
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday

Emily’s style of massage is deep relaxation focused around her clients' individual wants and needs. She excels in deep tissue massage and is also a certified Manual Lymphatic Drainage therapist. Emily is eager to continue her studies in acupressure, trigger point therapy, and many other modalities to help the body in a mind-body-spirit way.


Meghan Norton
Aesthetician CT License #009939
By Appointment

Meghan graduated from the Institute of Aesthetic Arts and Sciences in 2013. Her passions are facials and microdermabrasion.  She enjoys educating her clients on proper skin care regimens and getting the best results for each individual’s needs.  


Meghan’s main goal is to help people feel more confident by nurturing and re-balancing the skin, giving it a whole new glow.


Becky Conant

Aesthetician CT License #1383

Tuesday through Friday

We will share more on Becky soon.


Sterling Waldron
CT License #11261
Tues, Wed, & Thursday 10-2

Stirling’s modalities range from relaxing Swedish massage to deep therapeutic touch. She is eager to continue her studies in pre and post natal care, sports massage and reflexology. Stirling believes that massage as well as other self care practices are vital parts of maintaining balance in day to day life.





Christy Barrett

Front Desk


Christy's smile and warm personality have been welcoming clients to A Balanced Body since 2016. She assists with the clerical side of the spa as well as working at the front desk.

Christy is a former teacher turned stay-at-home mom. She loves to see clients relaxed and rejuvenated after a facial or massage. Next to being a mom, she thinks working here is the best job around!





 "Thank You! I was deeply impressed with the warm reception, relaxed atmosphere and personal attention. My therapist was friendly, competent and customized the massage to my aches. I tried cupping therapy for the first time which worked wonders on my stressed shoulders."


“Very calming, relaxing atmosphere. I felt at ease entering the establishment, especially being greeted at the door with my name! How often does that happen? Can't wait to come back."


"My experience was amazing! Beautiful location, calm and tranquil. We sat down and discussed my areas where I need work as well as the type of pressure I like. I left there feeling amazing and refreshed!"


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