About Cheryl Jasinski LMT,NCTMB
Owner- Peak Performance Massage Therapy
Cheryl is a native of Chicago where she earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Fitness Management from DePaul University. While at DePaul, Cheryl developed an extensive understanding of Anatomy, Physiology and Kinesiology. After a decade of dedication to the fitness and wellness field, it was a natural transition for Cheryl to pursue a career in Massage Therapy.
Cheryl graduated from the Chicago School of Massage Therapy (CSMT) where she completed over 800 hours in massage training techniques including: Relaxation Massage, Sports Massage, Accupressure, Myofascial Release, Deep Tissue Massage, Postural Analysis and Trigger Point Therapy. While at CSMT, Cheryl also dedicated her community outreach hours to working with cancer patients at the Cancer Wellness Center in Palatine, IL.
Cheryl is certified through the National Certification Board of Massage Therapy and Bodywork. She is a professional member of the American Massage Therapy Association and a Licensed Massage Therapist in the state of Illinois. She has pursued continuing education experience in Advanced Pregnancy and Labor Support Massage Techniques, Orthopedic Massage and several classes dedicated to joint/muscle specific conditions.
Cheryl is now the proud owner of Peak Performance Massage Therapy in Northfield, IL. Cheryl doesn't believe in cookie-cutter massage treatments. She provides custom treatments tailored to her client's changing needs to help them manage active lifestyles, headaches, chronic pain, athletic injuries, postural deviations, pregnancy, and the general aches, pains and stresses of life! Cheryl is dedicated to assisting all of her clients in reaching their health and wellness goals.
Before going into private practice, Cheryl gained invaluable hands on experience as a massage therapist working with a wide variety of conditions at the Massage Therapy Center of Winnetka, and Athletico Physical Therapy in Arlington Heights. During this time, Cheryl was able to focus on specializing her skills in treating athletic injuries, orthopedic conditions, post surgery and scar tissue massage and prenatal and postnatal massage. While at Athletico, Cheryl was named a member of the Performing Arts Medical team where she worked backstage providing performance day treatment for The Joffrey Ballet, Hubbard Street Dance and The Rockettes Christmas Spectacular Show. She also has extensive hands on experience working with athletes of all levels including Runners, Marathoners, Triathletes, Cyclists, Swimmers, Golfers, Gymnasts, Cheerleaders, Dancers, Wrestlers, and Football, Basketball, Soccer, Baseball, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball, Hockey and LaCrosse players.
Outside of her massage practice, Cheryl has also dedicated 20 years as the coach and choreographer of the award winning Saint Patrick High School Dance Team in Chicago, IL. She is also an athlete herself as a former gymanst, track runner, cheerleader and dancer. Currently she enjoys tennis, yoga and walking her dogs!
Cheryl has dedicated her professional life to her passion for understanding the human body. She applies her education in exercise science, her experience with movement analysis, and her training in theraputic massage care to the customized treatment of her clients.