About Us

Melissa has been a massage therapist since 2004. She specializes in working with people who are seeking relief from pain, reduction of stress and optimizing performance. She enjoys collaborating with other healthcare practitioners such as physicians, physical therapists, personal trainers, and chiropractors. Many of her clients are highly motivated and often perform exercises or stretches to enhance the effects of the massage and speed their recovery from injury or discomfort.

Melissa Kirkland Banno
Licensed Massage Therapist
NC License #4402



Melissa Banno

Melissa was born in Jacksonville, NC and grew up in eastern North Carolina.

– North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, Durham, NC

– East Asian Studies, Macalester College in St. Paul, MN

– Massage Therapy, Carteret Community College, Morehead, NC


Client Comments

Listen to what Chelsea Hauck, Graduate student, has to say about us.

Chelsea Hauck

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Dr. Phyllis Rumpp

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Rita Bennett