Growing up on a small sustainable farm in Iowa, taught Aric many great life lessons. Among those was the importance of hard work, being connected to healthy food and the need for education. All of which continue to play an important part in his life. After following The Grateful Dead for a few years, Aric decided to attend The University of Iowa. Upon graduation for Environmental Science, he and his then recent wife Clare, blindly moved to Portland and for numerous years he worked for Natures/WildOats/Whole Foods in produce continuing the connection with healthy food and hard work.
Following his wife’s choice to change careers and become a massage therapist, Aric decided to do the same. With a desire to help every person feel better in their body, he brings experience, knowledge and intent to every session. Whether it be neck and shoulder pain, low back/hip issues or a general tune up, he tailors a unique style of Deep Tissue, Structural Integration and Athletic techniques to each massage. In addition to clinic work, Aric also massages for events such as Bike Rides Northwest and Cycle Oregon combining his passion for bikes.with repairing bodies.
Family, music and nature play important roles in Aric’s life. He can be seen at live music, gardening, foraging mushrooms or hiking with his wife/kids/dog.
Aric is in-network* with these health insurance plans:
- Credentialing in process
* This may not be a comprehensive list as network involvement may change at any time. Please call our front desk for assistance with specific insurance verification, as this is not a guarantee of coverage for services.