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Holly Yahraus, LMBT, CMT, LMT

NC LMBT License #5578

CA CMT #77456

NY LMT #028900-1


Lavender Willow Therapeutic Massage is owned and operated by Holly Yahraus, LMBT. She received her training at Medical Arts Massage School in Raleigh, NC and Cortiva in Hoboken, NJ. She has been practicing since 2005. She has earned Certifications in Medical Massage, Kinesio Taping, Neural Reflex Therapy and CranioSacral Therapy. Holly is state licensed and certified, Nationally Certified, and she is an active member of the Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals.


Holly is a road and trail runner, baker, photographer, book reader and enjoys yoga and working out. Her husband has completed both half and full marathons, and now enjoys lifting weights and taking on all of life's amazing challenges. Knowing the benefits of regular massage, Holly believes it should be an integral part of everyone’s lives. She creates a treatment plan and maintains the importance of understanding the goals of each individual client. Her techniques have helped youth, adults, and professional and everyday athletes in their quest to maintain optimal health.


  • 2015 Graduate of Cortiva 1080-Hour Massage Therapy program in Hoboken, NJ
  • 2005 Graduate of Medical Arts Massage School in Raleigh, NC
  • Certified by the State of California Massage Therapy Council, CMT #77456
  • Certified and Licensed by the State of New York Education Department, LMT #028900-1
  • Certified & Licensed by NC Board of Massage & Bodywork Therapy (NCBMBT) LMBT #5578
  • Nationally Certified (NCBTMB) License #436960-00
  • Certified in Medical Massage
  • Certified in CranioSacral Therapy I
  • Certified Member of ABMP
  • 1999 Graduate of Lenoir Community College with an Associate of Science in Graphic Arts & Imaging Technology

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Holly Yahraus, LMBT, CMT, LMT

NC LMBT License #5578

CA CMT #77456

NY LMT #028900-1

Massage Therapist

Holly Yahraus has 14 years Massage Therapy experience with 8 years in private practice. She provides professional massage therapy for chronic pain, rehabilitation, pre and post surgical, and pre and post sports events with muscle specific work. She specializes in Medical Massage and also offers Deep Tissue, Trigger Point Therapy, Sports Massage and Swedish Massage to her patients along with integrating Myofascial Release (MFR), Neural Reflex Therapy (NRT), CranioSacral Therapy (CST) and Kinesio Taping. She enjoys the process of taking her patients through the rehabilitation process from start to finish using very specific muscle and tissue work to achieve healing and restoration to muscles, tissues, tendons and ligaments.

Mission Statement:

To offer superior massage and bodywork therapy with muscle specific work in order to DECREASE CHRONIC PAIN and INCREASE MOBILITY for daily stress, pre and post surgical procedures (treated during or after Physical Therapy), and pre and post sporting events in a fun, relaxing atmosphere.

Why I do What I do:

I enjoy helping people out of pain. I want clients to leave feeling better than when they came in. I feel confidant that I can help them through massage therapy. Some issues can't be corrected with bodywork alone, so we refer to Doctors, Physical Therapists, Chiropractors and Athletic trainers to provide a wellness team to support specific needs.

Because sometimes, it does take a team! :D

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