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Meet Our Staff

Denise Bechard

Denise Bechard
Supervisor, Inspirit Salon and Spa

Denise came to SJMHS in December 2002 after graduating from the Ann Arbor Institute of Massage Therapy. She is a Nationally Certified Massage Therapist and licensed by the State of Michigan. She is certified in Swedish, Neuromuscular, Myofascial, Muscle Release Techniques, and Hot Stone Therapies.

Denise was the Team Leader for Massage Therapy until January 2011 when she became Supervisor of Inspirit. Her management responsibilities include Massage Therapy, Salon, and Cancer Support Services.

Massage Therapists

Sandi Niles

  • Nationally Certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork
  • Member of the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) and National Association of Nurse Massage Therapists
  • Graduate of the University of Michigan School of Nursing and Ann Arbor Institute of Massage Therapy
  • Certified in Swedish, Hot Stone, Myofascial, Neuromuscular, Oncology/Medical Massage, Muscle Release Technique and Manual Lymphatic Drainage techniques
  • Employed as a Massage Therapist at SJMHS since July 2008
  • Sandi sees clients at St. Joseph Mercy Brighton.

Jeffrey Holbrook

  • Nationally Certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork
  • Graduate of Baker College Massage Therapy

Julie Finn

  • Nationally Certified in Therapeutic Massage and Body Work.
  • President of the Michigan Chapter for the American Massage Therapy Association
  • Bachelor of Science in Physical Education with an emphasis in Sports Medicine from Grand Valley State University
  • Certified in Event Sports Massage and Cranial Sacral Release Level I.
  • Certified in American Red Cross CPR For The Professional Rescuer and a First Aid Instructor.
  • Volunteer massage therapist for the 2002 Winter Paralympics held in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Cancer Support

Judy Vealey, CFm
Certified Mastectomy Fitter


  • American Board for Certification in Prosthetic, Orthotic and Pedorthotic (ABC)
  • Board of Certification / Accreditation, International (BOC)

Manufacturer Certifications:

  • American Breast Care
  • Camp (Prior to Trulife)
  • Trulife
  • Nearly Me
  • Radiant Impression
  • Contour Med


Ashley Baas Ashley Baas
Ashley is a 2007 graduate of Douglas J. Aveda Institute of Ann Arbor and a licensed cosmetologist. She found her passion in hair replacement in 2010 while working for a hair restoration company and continues her passion at Inspirit Salon & Spa while becoming a Certified Wig Specialist in 2013. Ashley enjoys helping others and will dedicate her time to make you look and feel your best.
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