Shae Denovchek Graduated from Irene’s in June 2015


Irene’s – Why did you choose massage therapy as a career?

Shae – I love working with my hands and helping people.


Irene’s – Where do you practice massage therapy? 

Shae – Simply Essential Massage and Bodyworks in Shelby Twp.


Irene’s – What is the most rewarding part of your massage career?  

Shae – Making my own schedule but more importantly making people feel much better.


Irene’s – What was the best class you took at Irene’s massage school? 

Shae – Randy’s Hot Rock’s class.


Irene’s – What bodywork modalities or massage techniques do you find most effective? 

Shae – I specialize in deep tissue massage and injury-specific work. I tend to do more myofascial work with trigger point therapy.


Irene’s – Where is the first place you worked after you graduated from massage school? 

Shae – Massage Envy in Derby Kansas


Irene’s – What do you do for self-care to provide longevity for your massage career? 

Shae – I receive massage 2 to 3 times a month and workout 3 to 5 days a week.


Irene’s – To what do you attribute your success as a massage therapist? 

Shae – My hard-working personality. My friends will say I cannot give up work for barely a minute.


Irene’s – What marketing do you feel has worked best to promote your massage practice? 

Shae – I advertise on google which tends to bring me the most clients I also have Facebook and Yelp. 


Irene’s – Do you have any advice for new massage therapists? 

Shae – Try not to push yourself too hard when you first start, work your way into the number of hours you want or can fully handle.


Irene’s – What is the best way for massage clients to contact you?

Shae – Text or call at 586-991-1759 or book online at




Irene’s Myomassology Institute is a nationally accredited massage therapy school located in Southfield, Michigan.  Scholarships and Financial Aid are available for qualified students to help them pay school tuition.  Our students graduate with a state license prepared for a successful career as a massage therapist.  Irene’s lifetime job placement services maintain an abundance of massage career opportunities for our alumni.  Irene’s student massage clinic provides affordable massage to the public with discounted prices for seniors and veterans. Irene’s massage supply store equips massage therapists with the necessities to manage a successful career.