Owner: Shannon Hendricks, LCMT and Reiki Master, graduated from Heritage College of Denver in 2008. She has also completed Reiki Master training in 2015 and 80 hours of Thai Massage training in 2017 at the Thai Institute of Healing Arts.  Two weeks into her training at Heritage College in 2008, she was hired as a massage therapist due to her passion for the craft. She worked in chiropractic and acupuncture clinics, which emphasized Chinese Medicine. She then opened her own business, straight out of College, and won a Living Social “Best of the Best” award shortly thereafter. Shannon has established a large client base that come from all over Colorado and other States to see her regularly. She is an intuitive healer that can get to the root of problems, both psychically and emotionally. Shannon specializes in Deep Tissue, Thai Massage, Sports Massage and Injury work, but also has many other modalities such as Reiki, Trigger Point Therapy, Neuromuscular Therapy, Reflexology, Myofascial Release, Hot Stone, Prenatal, Fire Cupping, Rain Drop Therapy, Ancient Ear Candling and more. She integrates these skills to cater to her client’s specific needs. She is a “healer” and has been known to fix injuries that have been present for 20 or more years and can make it look easy!

This mother of six loves her job and finds it very rewarding. She has a genuine concern for her clients and a big heart. She feels very lucky to have a job where she can care about people on a deeper level. She feels very blessed and would like to share that with everyone. She believes that she is doing what she supposed to be doing in life.

Shannon has had a number of articles published about her and Hands on Fire Massage.  Please see our articles page at http://hands-on-fire.com/articles/


Therapist: Miranda Howdeshell, LCMT, graduated from Aveda Institute in South Florida in 2011.  Miranda has a wide range of experience with various modalities; all customizable to the clients wants and needs. Right out of school she worked at an Aveda Spa on the beach focusing on relaxation through holistic; yet healing modalities. From there she ventured into chair massage, chiropractic clinics, spas, as well as managing two successful airport spas for 2 years. She is a well rounded healer focusing on therapeutic modalities that also promote relaxation. Miranda specializes in deep tissue, sports, hot stone, myofascial, pre-natal, reflexology, trigger point, fire cupping, sound healing, and Swedish; with much more to come!

Miranda loves what she does, she loves being one of the best parts of someone’s day. This shows through her attentiveness, and ability to listen and figure out the root of the issue. She believes in treating all angles of the ailment, whether that be in the mind, body, or spirit. She is committed to her art, and plans on taking it as far as she can!


Therapist: Sara Shaeffer, LCMT

Specializing in meeting the needs of every body.

~ From intention to deep work, Sara’s mission is to artfully facilitate the natural healing forces within. She would describe her style as detailed and adaptive to benefit every body, since no two are alike. Promoting clients to dive deep in order to reconnect with themselves and their body’s natural strive for homeostasis, Sara is trained in Swedish, deep tissue, neuromuscular therapy, myo-facial release, aromatherapy, cranial sacral 1, shiatsu techniques, thai massage, artistic intention, and pre-natal massage modalities. Therefore, she is able to integrate a variety of styles to achieve this task. She has recently started the Mindful Expressionist Certification and currently is a practitioner of ‘Level 2: TMJ, Jaw, Head, Neck, and Face Specialization’ as well as ‘Level 5: Low Back Specialization.’ Her unique combinational approach is continually evolving since her graduation from Berkana Institute of Massage Therapy in 2012 where she developed the specific skills needed to express her innate passion for bodywork. Since then, she has had the ability to work with a wide range of clients from NFL Athletes, to the traveling business person, and her local community.