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Kip Treece

Kip is the former owner of and massage therapist at Innerwaves Massage Therapy. A life-long resident of Lafayette, he graduated from Lafayette Jefferson High School in 1971 and Purdue University in 1975 from the Krannert School of Business.

Kip was certified in 1997 from Indiana University/Purdue University at Indianapolis (IUPUI) through their massage certificate program.

He has been Nationally Certified in Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork since 1998. He is a Professional Member of the American Massage Therapy Association since 1997. He served as the Government Relations committee chairman from 2000 – 2004 and earned the state Meritorious Award in 2004.

He has completed over 750 hours of continuing education since 1997 in a variety of techniques including:

  • Sports Massage
  • Pregnancy Massage
  • Swedish Massage
  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Chair Massage

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Raleigh Barrett

Raleigh was born in Lafayette just down the street from Innerwaves Massage Therapy at what was formerly Home Hospital. He graduated from William Henry Harrison High School in 2003 and from Purdue University in 2010 with a degree in Computer Graphics Technology. Raleigh went on to obtain a certificate in Therapeutic Massage from Ivy Tech in 2014 and became a Nationally Certified Massage Therapist (NCBTMB) later that year.

He has since acquired advanced certifications in John F. Barnes Myofascial Release, Walt Fritz Foundations in Myofascial Release, and Systema, a Russian cultural system of fitness, biomechanics, bodywork, and self defense. Raleigh has a strong affinity for therapeutic work informed by Myofascial Release, Dermo Neuro Modulation, and the latest in Pain Science, and is the only Myofascial Specialist in a several-county radius. Raleigh is also a member of the Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals.

Beginning in Summer of 2017, Raleigh purchased Innerwaves Massage Therapy from Kip and hopes to continue Innerwaves’ long-standing service to the Greater Lafayette Community for many years to come.

Raleigh’s modalities include:

  • Myofascial Release

Kathy Salomon

Kathy recently moved back to Indiana, after living in the south for the last 7 years. She is a graduate of North White high school. Kathy earned her A.S. Business degree through Ivy Tech and her B.S. Internet Marketing degree through Full Sail University.

In 2010, Kathy attended the Aveda Institute of Spa Therapy in Orlando, Florida. After passing the nationally certified MBlex exam, she worked in the spa industry in Florida, then Georgia, until the summer of 2017.

Kathy has taken continuing education courses based on energy work and is a trained level 2 Reiki practitioner.

Kathy’s modalities include:

  • Swedish Massage
  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Sports Massage
  • Reflexology
  • Reiki

Kim Fields

Kim graduated from Ball State University in 1996 with a degree in Secondary Education and completed her student teaching on a Navajo Reservation in New Mexico. She served as a U.S. Peace Corps volunteer from 1998-2001 in Vanuatu (South Pacific). Kim completed a 200 hour Yoga teacher training at the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Lenox, MA in 2002 and has been teaching Yoga ever since.

After being a stay-at-home mom for 10 years, Kim decided to complete the Therapeutic Massage Program at Ivy Tech in Lafayette where she earned her certificate in 2017.

Kim enjoys spending time hiking in nature with her husband, two children and dogs. When they have time off in the summers, they camp and spend time on lake Michigan.

Kim’s modalities include:

  • Chair Massage
  • Swedish Massage
  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Sports Massage
  • Pregnancy Massage