Kneading Kat Massage & Bodywork
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massage therapist



Come experience a little taste of Hawaii in North Raleigh. 

In our busy lives, sometimes we need to just need to breathe and receive. Come receive healing and relaxation in a Hawaii themed Tiki hut room, a little oasis of healing, tucked away in North Raleigh. I offer a variety of massage styles to best fit your individual needs. Check out the services page to find out more about the many massage and bodywork treatment options. I look forward to meeting you!


the time is now

Let the healing begin. 



To whom it may 65 years of age and after a life time of pursuing the ultimate massage ......KAT delivered it.....time after time. I have had the good fortune to get massage in over 25 countries around the one....I mean no one commits to delivering the most inspiring energy filled experience like this women.....she has a gift and I guarantee anyone who chooses to partake will find what I discovered.....she is the very very best!
— Pete Hexter, BRAX Ltd.
Katherine gives the most wonderful massage I have ever had. A flow of energy can literally be felt. The muscles and nerves all relax. Tension flows away. The worries flow away. Stress flows away. You find yourself in a peaceful state in your mind. You find yourself in a blissful place in your heart. Your body is so relaxed. You feel as light as a feather. The feeling stays with you. If I could I would have one everyday. It is one of the most simple ways to feel at peace and beautiful.
— Michael, Berlin, MD
Katherine is the life force itself. She moves my body as it most wants to be moved – by me – in dance, in love, in life, an exuberant liberation into unity of the physical and emotional and spiritual. Her long, flowing and spiraling strokes intuitively trace the sacred geometry of my design, gorgeously stretch and animate not just individual muscles, but muscle groups in their natural function and connectedness. No release is coerced by force but lightly, firmly persuaded by an angel’s touch to surrender. The effect is integrative and it imprints a profound body memory that echoes forth into the whole of my being and doing. Sensuously embraced by the Divine Feminine, I am invited to fully inhabit my body and experience the potential of it’s vitality.”
— Chris, Santa Fe, NM
I started going to Kat for deep-tissue massage in 2009. I went to her because I was experiencing severe soreness in my legs and lower back from running and cycling quite often. I had been to various massage therapists over the years and by far Kat was and is the best I ever been to! She was so in-tune to my body and what I needed, did not spend the session talking to me, and really connected. I had the most relaxed feeling leaving that first massage and all of my soreness was alleviated! She also taught me some various stretches and incorporated that into the massage as well. I continued to go back to Kat quite often and again she is by far THE best massage therapist!
I also referred a friend of mine to her and my friend made the same statements, that she had been to several others and they did not come close to Kat.
I was so sorry to see her leave Topsail Island, NC, but know the people of Raleigh will welcome her with open arms and be amazed by her talent, spirit and powerful energy.”
— Sue Roberts, Topsail Island, NC



I provide an integrated massage, catered to your specific needs, that particular day. I will listen to your needs and concerns, both on a physical and emotional level, and create a session utilizing many massage modalities and techniques, to best facilitate healing. 


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About Me



I'm Kat and I look forward to meeting you!


For as long as I can remember, I've wanted to help others on all levels: physically, mentally, spiritually and emotionally. I graduated with a BA in Psychology in 2006 and from massage school in 2008. I loves massage and am constantly learning new modalities, integrating each with my massage. 

I combine elements of Swedish, Deep Tissue, Trigger Point Therapy, Sports Massage, Myofascial Release, Therapeutic/Neuromuscular, Thai Yoga, Hot Stones, Ashiatsu, Craniosacral, Medi-cupping, and elements of many other modalities, to cater to the client's specific needs. 

I have also found a passion in Sacred Hawaiian Lomi, of which I am an advanced practitioner. Sacred Lomi is an ancient practice that combines long, flowing strokes that spiral around the body unweaving old patterns that no longer serve, replacing them with new, healthy patterns. It is a combination of physical touch and energetic healing that can help find the direction of one's life. Or can simply be really relaxing with an island like flow. will explain the lineage in more detail.