About UsTARA Nurturing Massage Therapy proudly offers chic comfortable treatment rooms with the finest spa linens, products and equipment.
We look forward to pampering you!
It’s our aim to provide an exceptional, tailored spa experience from start to finish. Pampering you is our specialty. We are constantly striving to help achieve optimal health for clients using deep relaxation techniques, and through a combination of multiple massage modalities.
Meet The Team
Tara Swenson, Owner/LMT
After five years of establishing relationships in Anacortes, Tara was ready to grow roots and open her own day spa. With 12 years of experience, Tara has developed a natural intuitive touch. Using integrated massage techniques ranging from Thai yoga stretches, passive range of motion stretching, medical massage, deep tissue and trigger point therapy. It’s her passion—or some might say obsession. She is fortunate enough to be surrounded by like-minded therapists who strive to achieve our business’s promise since 2011: To provide an exceptional experience and personal care that nurtures your spirit; thereby encouraging you to further enjoy your life.
Jessica Snelson, LMT
Creating a welcoming, centered, peaceful and professional environment to facilitate healing and wellbeing. A full time resident on Guemes Island for 18 years, Jessica is passionate about our beautiful area where the farmlands meet the sea. She has deep roots in the Skagit and San Juan Islands, second generation herself and now her daughter, third generation to be born and raised here. Jessica also has interest in green building, renewable energy, botany, herbal medicine and enjoys an active and abundant home life on the farm. Jessica graduated from the Port Townsend School of Massage in 2016 where she found a profound calling in massage and the healing arts. Jessica is excited to work as a skilled team member to bring her best to the clients at Tara Nurturing Massage Therapy!