Jan is a licensed massage and bodywork therapist specializing in John Barnes' Myofascial Release Therapy with Neuromuscular Therapy and Swedish massage techniques. She graduated from the South Carolina Massage Institute in 1999 and holds a Master of Science degree in Exercise Science from the University of South Carolina. Jan has been an instructor of biomechanics at the South Carolina Massage Institute and has over 20 years experience in preventive and rehabilitative healthcare in both hospital and outpatient settings with emphasis in back injury rehabilitation.
Jan is the founder and co-owner of The Balance Institute.
SC License # 1935
Cell Phone: (803) 360-7895
Hours: M - Th, 9:00 am - 7:00 pm, Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, by appointment
Specialties: John Barnes' Myofascial Release Therapy
Member: American Massage Therapy Association, American College of Lifestyle Medicine, American Society of Exercise Physiologists
Debra is a licensed massage and bodywork therapist with over 10 years experience in pre-natal, post partum and infant massage, reflexology, neuromuscular, Swedish, and hot stone techniques. Debra graduated from the Southeastern School of Neuromuscular and Massage Therapy and holds offices in the American Massage Therapy Association, the West Metro Chamber of Commerce, and the Columbia Rotary Club. In addition, Debra has instructed students for 12 years in Massage Therapy and Practice, Business, Ethics, and Functional Anatomy at the Southeastern School of Neuromuscular Massage.
Debra is a co-owner of The Balance Institute.
SC License # 1902
Cell phone: (803) 318-1664
Hours: M - F, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm by appointment
Specialties: Neuromuscular Therapy
Pre-natal (pregnancy) massage
Hot Stone therapy
Liana Marconyak, LMT, NSCA-CPT
Liana has practiced as a nationally certified, licensed massage therapist and certified personal trainer in South Florida since 2007 and moved to the midlands in 2012. She brings to The Balance Institute a strong background in therapeutic massage and weight loss programs for general public, perinatal women - pre-natal, post-partum, and infant massage. Her massage training includes Pre/Post natal & Infant massage from the International Association of Infant Massage, stretching, neuromuscular massage (Judy Delany method), Myofascial (Myofascial Treatment Center), Swedish, deep tissue, reflexology, aromatherapy, Bamboo heat rods, Graston, and Kinesio Taping techniques. Liana earned her Bachelors degree from the University of Central Florida and her massage therapy diploma from the American Institute of Massage Therapy. Liana is also a certified personal trainer through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, specializing in perinatal personal training through the Belly-n-Kicks program.
Liana is a co-owner of The Balance Institute.
SC License # 8270
Business name: Perinatal Fitness Therapy & LMT.CPT
Business Contact: (803) 386-7261
Hours: M-F 7am-7pm, Saturday 7am-1pm by appointment.
Specialties: Neuromuscular Massage
Pre/post Natal massage
Member: American Massage Therapy Association, International Association in Infant Massage, National Strength and Conditioning Association