Flowers, towels and a balanced stack of massaging stones

Joni Masse, RN, MA, LMT

Joni, a 1990 SSMT graduate, also graduated in 2009 with an MA degree in body psychotherapy from Naropa University, a Buddhist-inspired college in Boulder, CO. After intensive study in Thailand, she now specializes in trauma recovery and Thai massage.


Joni has developed her skills in meditation and mindfulness as a massage therapist for 24 years, as an instructor for 20, and a registered nurse for more than 25. Her passion is working with veterans and others who have suffered from traumatic events in their lives.


Currently an instructor at SSMT, she has previously taught at Boulder College of Massage Therapy (BCMT) and at Healing Spirits in Boulder, CO. She is a former Director of Education at both SSMT and BCMT as well.

Upcoming Classes

November 5 - 6, 2022 Thai Massage 2 - Side-Lying and Prone

An Ancient and Sacred Healing Art


October 1 - 2, 2022 Thai 1: Introduction to Thai Massage

Supine and Seated Positions


January 7 - 8, 2023 Transform Trauma

An Experiential Exploration of the Impact of Trauma on the Body