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Body Kneads, LLC, located in Peoria, Illinois provides highly professional massage therapy and body work services as well as specialized oncology massage therapy for persons living with cancer in central Illinois.

Mary Peifer, RN, LMT, a licensed massage therapist and nationally certified Oncology Massage therapist, has always been keenly aware of her hands and their ability to create, reassure, tend, and to heal. Since 2006, her medical and massage therapy careers have intersected to form a skillful, well-rounded, holistic practice. Traditional massage therapy techniques, such as Swedish massage, are offered along with restorative Eastern bodywork and Cancer massage for those in treatment and survivorship. Mary is also a nationally certified educator in Oncology Massage Training.

Oncology Massage Training

Massage for People Living with Cancer--a 3 day seminar on learning the essential aspects of offering safe, effective massage to people experiencing cancer. read more >>

"my life’s handiwork has become my hand’s work.”