Empire Therapeutic Massage

Meet our Therapists

Meet our Therapists!


Barbara L. Conti Boehly, BSW, LMT, Owner

Barbara opened the practice in 2006 after receiving her Associates Degree in Massage Therapy from Monroe Community College. She is also an adjunct faculty at MCC where she is currently teaching Tai Chi, Stress Management and Shiatsu Massage. Barbara holds continuing education certifications in Cancer/Oncology Massage, Myofacial Release, Orthopedic Massage Techniques,  Lymphedema Management Massage, Ahshiatsu Massage Bar Therapy,Shiatsu Massage and Medical Massage for Fibromyalgia Chronic Fatigue. She is part of the Rochester Rhino Soccer and the Rochester Razorshark Basketball massage teams. She participated in the PGA Championship Tournament as part of the Official Massage Team.  She is also a practitioner for the Gorilla Fund; providing affordable massages to clients with Multiple Sclerosis and the Human Touch Initiative which provides free and low cost massages to clients with a current cancer diagnosis.   She is the former State Coordinator and volunteer for Emergency Response Massage International.

Recently Barbara completed a certification in Burn Scar Massage Therapy.  "This experience was extremely humbling as well as educational.  I am now a member of the national Handle With Care Burn Scar Team and am confident I can deliver a safe and therapeutic massage to Burn Survivors of any age".



Kevin Hill, LMT, Office Manager

Kevin grew up in Western New York. He graduated from New York Institute of Massage in Buffalo, NY in 2006. As a licensed massage therapist, Kevin studied anatomy and physiology, myology and various massage modalities, including Swedish,Medical, Shiatsu, Hot Stone, Deep Tissue, Pre-Natal and Chair Massage. Immediately after graduation, Kevin worked for a cruise line as a massage therapist. Upon returning to New York, he spent some time working out of Batavia, before deciding to start a practice in Rochester. Kevin feels strongly that massage therapy should be about more than just relaxing. He believes, as research has shown, that regular massage therapy sessions can greatly improve the health and well-being of his clients. Kevin will take the time to discuss any health concerns you might have to better tailor your sessions with him.


Katrina Coleman, LMT, Assistant Manager


  Katrina has always found herself with an interest in customer service.  Having work experience in the hospital for 20 years has giving her a keen eye to focus on the care of others and the heart to give of myself for the betterment of people. Massage therapy is another avenue which allows her to share my gifts and knowledge that she has received.  She attended Onondaga Therapeutic Massage School, graduating class of 2014. She specialize in therapeutic massage including Swedish massage, sports massage and deep tissue. Experience in these massage modalities permits her to focus and specify each therapy session as a one-on-one, client to therapist basis.  Being a licensed cosmetologist as well, she spends her spare time in mastering my cosmetology skills and spending quality time with my family and friends.


Kathleen Redmond, LMT

Kathleenn graduated from Monroe Community College with an Associates iin Applied Science in Massage Therapy in 2007.  She has been employed as a full time Massage Therapist for 9 years.  She specializes in Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, Sports and Swedish Massage.  She has worked with many athletes and clients that need specific issues addressed at deep levels.  "I love my job and making clients excited to come back for regular massages!"


Rachel Pilato, LMT

Rachel earned her education through MCC's accredited Massage Therapy Program.  She has been a licensed massage therapist for 8 years, and has experience both in the small spa/salon environment and at a large athletic club.

"I specialize in relaxing massage, to relieve stress and tension, but have experience in deep tissue treatment as well.  One thing I do enjoy using in my practice is prue essential oils to greatly enhance the benefits of the massge treatment.  If you've never used them before, try some lavender oil at your next appointment!"



Katy Heneghan, LMT

"I've been practicing massage for 11 years, and I know the discomfort and pain an unhappy muscle(s) can cause. I currently offer a variety of techniques to meet your needs. I can work with your body to get you feeling like you should again".  Katy is also part of the Rochester Razor Shark Massage Team.     


Raphaela McCormack,  Qi Gong Therapist

Raphaela completed her studies at the Rochester Qi Gong Institute in 2004 & Elixir Light Healing School (Lily Dale NY) in 2008. She has been passionate about Qi Gong since 2001. She teaches both Qi Gong & T'ai Chi. She originally hails from Ireland and is also a sculptor with a studio at the Rochester Public Market, and exhibits both nationally and internationally.


Julie Bero-Emerson, RYT500

 Julie is a RYT 500. She received her certification in 2004 thru Absolute Yoga and Wellness center studying under her master teachers Mark Sandler and Carrie Gaynor. She continued her education by studying with Leslie Kaminoff, Gary Kraftsow, Victor Van Kooten and Angela Farmer. She has extensive training in anatomy and the many therapeutic aspects of yoga such as: balance, flexibility, pain, and stress relief. She integrates traditional Hatha Yoga, with the therapeutic properties of Viniyoga, combined with the beauty and wisdom of Inner Body Yoga.

 Her new approach to private sessions comes from being a cancer survivor with a total lumbar fusion and a recent total knee replacement. She understands the limitations people face in a traditional yoga practice and offers a gentle approach personally designed for individuals that have had spinal injuries, fusions, or are limited in their physical movement.


Lindsay Fordham, LMT

Lindsay is another Monroe Community College Alumni , graduating in 2012 with her Associates Degree in Massage Therapy.  She is currently working at Strong Memorial Hospital as part of the Operating Room Transplant Team.  She continues to pursue Massage specializing in Relaxation as well as Deep Tissue modalities.  


Jane DiBiase, LMT

Jane is a trained Oncology Massage Professional and works as a Massage Therapist at the Wilmont Cancer at the University of Rochester Medical Center, where she provides gentle massage and healing touch to patients and their caregivers.  In her private practice, Jane provides medically-based, wellness services while incorporating the power of healing touch.  Jane specializes in traditional massage for relaxation, oncology massage for those undergoing or recovering from cancer treatment, deep tissue massage and pregnancy massage.






We have a selection of Therapists who are available on a limited schedule.  If you would like to contact any of these therapists, please feel free to call the office and we will happily make an appointment for you.

Anne Flatley, LMT

Bill Shearing, LMT

Lindsay Fordham, LMT

Maria Furstoss, LMT

Bob Cappellino LMT









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