Our Team at TAB Massage and Fitness
MASSAGE THERAPISTS, PERSONAL TRAINERS AND OFFICE PERSONNELOur team at TAB Massage and Fitness is comprised of certified massage therapists and personal trainers with experience in several different modalities and specialties. Our mission is to bring our clients the breadth of knowledge and expertise it takes to support delivering high performance results. Creating a happier, healthier you is the first goal we strive for with our clients. Each massage therapist is licensed, insured and active with continuing their education in the alternative health and wellness industry. As the health and wellness industry changes and new information becomes available, our efforts are to bring that information and those changes to our clients. Enjoy reading a little bit about each one of our massage therapists and personal trainers to learn who best fits your needs to satisfy your health and wellness goals. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us for more information
Tricia A. Ronan
HEAD MASSAGE THERAPIST | HEAD PERSONAL TRAINER
Tricia Ronan, NCTMB, NASM-CPT is a Nationally Certified Massage and Bodywork Therapist, Youth/Teen/Adult Sports Performance Enhancement Coach, Performance and Metabolic Nutrition Specialist, Personal Trainer, Writer and athlete herself who lives to educate, motivate and inspire people of all ages. Tricia is the Founder of TAB Massage and Fitness in Howell, MI, where she and her wonderful team focus on Massage and Bodywork Therapy, Personal Training, Sports Performance Enhancement, Nutrition and Wellness Classes to transform the bodies, inside and out of the vast clientele. Tricia completed her massage and bodywork training at Irene s Myomassology Inst in Southfield, MI and her Certified Personal Training and Corrective Exercise Certifications through National Academy of Sports Medicine. She then continued her education learning Myoskeletal Alignment Technique's by Erik Dalton, D.O. As a former collegiate athlete herself and a her never ceasing will to master the Biomechanics and Kinesiology of the Human Body, she is able to offer a unique blend of services. Tricia's degrees and certifications are numerous, but it is her passion, focus, commitment, leadership, and experience that allows her to get the most out of people. She is determined to motivate people to healthier living and reaching a more abundant life through stress reduction and an active lifestyle. Tricia works with many youth and collegiate athletes, high profile professional athletes as well as your stay-at-home moms and dad's, corporate workers or skilled trade workers looking to live happier, healthier and pain free. Tricia's dream is to create a center that combines elite athlete performance training, personal training, nutrition, and massage & bodywork under one roof. Her philosophy incorporates a holistic approach to performance. She believes one must be aligned physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually to live to your fullest potential.
LICENSED MASSAGE THERAPIST
Jenn attended Irene’s Myomassology institute and graduated in September of 2012. Jenn has learned many massage techniques such as Swedish massage, Trigger Point Release therapy, Sports massage, Positional Release Therapy, Level one Reiki, therapeutic headache relief, and many more modalities. She has taken introduction classes for Lymphatic Drainage, and Crainosacral therapies, and looks to continue her education in both of those advanced modalities. Jenn and her family have resided in the Howell/Brighton area for the past ten years, and enjoy the activities available locally. Camping, festivals, and local community activities keep us busy year round. After 6 years in retail management, the opportunity to change careers opened up and taking that leap of faith was guided by friends and family. Jenn also was a caregiver privately and institutionally, the years I served others, formed that desire to help my clients feel better.
CERTIFIED PERSONAL TRAINER
Sarah attended the National Personal Training Institute and graduated in March of 2015 with a certification in personal training and basic nutrition. She is a fitness and yoga enthusiast, currently pursuing her yoga teacher certification. Her goal is to help people take steps forward, find confidence and strength, and seek balance in life. Sarah has been a resident of Hartland since 2001. She is a local graduate and former athletic coach at Hartland High School. She enjoys hiking, mountain biking, painting and traveling. She is a strong advocate for self-love and making the world a brighter place, one person at a time. “Be the change you want to see in the world.” - Gandhi
LICENSED MASSAGE THERAPIST and CERTIFIED PERSONAL TRAINER
Colleen Krauter earned a master's degree in marriage and family therapy, but found working as a therapist didn't quite meet her enthusiasm and desires for counseling individuals through their needs. It wasn't until she was a long-time client of TAB Massage and Fitness, working with Tricia as her coach/trainer, that she discovered many levels of healing through proper nutrition and physical fitness. With the transformation of her own body and mind, Colleen went on to earn her certification through the National Strength & Conditioning Association and is honored to be a member of TAB Massage and Fitness, training and coaching those who are desiring their own form of transformation. Colleen took her training to the next level and graduated from Irene’s Myomassology institute in May of 2015 and is now a State Licensed Massage Therapist. Colleen's interests lie in weight-lifting and holistic approaches to wellness, such as cleaner nutrition and healing through yoga. She is skillful in the kitchen, creating snacks and desserts or just modifying recipes that beat food boredom, while still meeting dietary needs. Furthermore, Colleen empowers individuals of all levels of health and fitness to reach their fullest potential toward a healthier lifestyle. She believes that a change in the body must first come through a change in the mind and you will often her hear her say "Inspire yourself - be your own Superhero!"
LICENSED MASSAGE THERAPIST and CERTIFIED PERSONAL TRAINER
Mary Vance is a Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified Personal Trainer and is currently in her junior year of college to finish her undergraduate degree in Dietetics. Mary specializes in deep tissue massage for athletes, fitness enthusiasts and people who are suffering from chronic pain. She also offers relaxation/meditative massage, prenatal massage and youth massage. Mary offers Lifestyle change coaching for people who desire to develop productive and procreative lifestyle habits. Her specialty is helping families transition their diets to eliminate allergenic foods from their diets. This is a one on one program specifically designed and dedicated to you and your goals. Mary has been gluten free since 2009 and her 3 children are all gluten free as well. Mary has life experience with body building and has lost over 100 pounds over the past ten years and has kept it off through having developed a healthy patterns of living. Mary has over 15 years of experience giving massage, 7 years of experience body building and has been dedicating her life studies to nutrition and health since 1994.
Yolanda, is our Office Manager at TAB Massage & Fitness. She has a Bachelor Degree from University of Michigan. Originally from Livonia Michigan, she moved to Howell/Brighton area 7 years ago and is now engaged to her wonderful fiancé and will be wed in 2016. Yolanda has been in salon/spa management for the last 5+ years. This impeccable attention to detail and commitment to excellence is exactly what sets her apart. She will go above and beyond to make sure every customer is 110% satisfied. She enjoys going to the gym, hanging with her family/friends and going for walks with her two dogs.