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Our Team

Meet The Revive Massage
Therapy & Spa Team

Meet our amazing team of Licensed Massage Therapists and Estheticians, with over 30 years
of combined experience. Each with their unique training and expertise, you’re guaranteed
to find the perfect match for your needs. From personalized massages to tailored skincare
treatments, our team is dedicated to providing exceptional service. Discover the ultimate wellness
experience with our talented professionals.

Jim Jackowski

Licensed Massage Therapist & Licensed Aesthetician

Jim is not only a Licensed Esthetician and Massage Therapist, but also the Owner/Creator of Revive Massage Therapy & Spa. From the early stages of his professional career, Jim was drawn to the Health & Wellness industry, driven by a deep passion and an unwavering commitment to providing an exceptional customer experience. At Revive Massage Therapy & Spa, Jim offers a comprehensive range of massage and skincare treatments, tailoring each session to meet the unique needs of every individual. His expertise lies in Advanced Corrective Skin Care, specializing in advanced treatment such as Laser Resurfacing, Microneedling, Laser Hair Reduction, IPL Photo Facials, Uneven Skin Tone as well as general skin care. When you step into Revive Massage Therapy & Spa, you can trust that Jim’s unwavering passion for his craft and his dedication to ensuring an outstanding customer experience will leave you feeling Relaxed, Restored, and Revived!

Mario

Licensed Massage Therapist

Mario, a 2006 Graduate of the American Academy of Massage Therapy in Chicago and holds a degree in Physical Education from the esteemed University of Opole in Poland. Throughout his career, he has dedicated himself to working in Physical Therapy and Chiropractic Clinics, where he has assisted countless clients and athletes in their recovery from various orthopedic injuries. Mario’s expertise lies in the realms of Deep Tissue and Sports Massage, areas where he truly excels. Moreover, his skill set extends to Assisted Stretching, enabling him to provide comprehensive support to his clients. What sets Mario apart is his ability to draw upon his background in fitness and his international training to create a massage experience that is truly one-of-a-kind. Every session with Mario is tailored to the specific needs and preferences of his clients, resulting in a completely customized and deeply satisfying massage that leaves individuals feeling rejuvenated and at ease.

Jessica

Licensed Massage Therapist & Licensed Aesthetician

Jessica is a remarkable professional who not only delivers an exceptional massage experience but also possesses extensive expertise in the skincare industry. With over 7 years of dedicated service in the spa industry, Jessica has honed her skills as a Licensed Clinical Massage Therapist and Esthetician. She firmly upholds the belief that proactive self-care, coupled with the right tools and knowledge, has the power to transform lives. Whether it’s through her soothing touch or her comprehensive knowledge in skincare, Jessica strives to create a therapeutic environment that nurtures both the body and the mind.

Dolores

Dolores

Licensed Massage Therapist

Dolores is a 2001 graduate of Cortiva/Chicago School of Massage Therapy and is Nationally Certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork. She brings to her practice a longtime passion for Wellness, Natural Foods and Lifestyle, with a deep respect for the body’s willingness and ability to return to balance. Her experience ranges from Fitness Club to Wellness Program to Thai Yoga Studio, providing pain relief, pre and post event/workout massages, post surgery scar tissue relief, and relaxation.

Josh

Josh

Licensed Massage Therapist

Josh, a graduate of the Cortiva School of Massage with over 8 years of experience, possesses not only exceptional skills but also a warm and kind demeanor that immediately puts his clients at ease. Known for his ability to deliver both clinical and therapeutic massages, Josh has mastered the art of pressure/tender point therapy, utilizing deep tissue and sports techniques to provide a service that is not only therapeutic but also deeply relaxing. Furthermore, Josh is constantly expanding his skills, ensuring that he stays up-to-date with the latest advancements in the field, making him a trusted and sought-after massage therapist.

Piotr (Peter)

Piotr (Peter)

Licensed Massage Therapist

With extensive massage experience, Piotr is well-equipped to cater to his clients’ needs, offering both deep tissue and therapeutic massages. As a former professional soccer player, he intimately understands the challenges associated with pain. Piotr has gained recognition for his remarkable expertise in sports massage, recovery, injury care, prevention, and deep tissue work. Having accumulated over 15 years of experience in Spa and Chiropractic settings, Piotr serves as an invaluable resource to help you unwind, rejuvenate, and regain mobility.

Joe

Licensed Aesthetician

Joe, a distinguished graduate of the Pivot Point Academy of Esthetics, is an exceptional professional who has not only excelled in his field but also held leadership positions at major skin care brands. His expertise lies in customizing treatments to suit every skin type and condition, backed by a wealth of knowledge in Advanced Treatments such as Laser Skin Resurfacing, Laser Hair Reduction, Microneedling, and IPL Photo Facials. With a remarkable ability to address diverse skin concerns and provide effective solutions, Joe is well-versed in the art of achieving optimal results. Joe is committed to staying at the forefront of the industry. He consistently advances his education, diligently keeping up with the latest treatments and techniques. This commitment to continuous learning allows Joe to provide his clients with cutting-edge solutions and maintain his position as a leader in the skincare industry.

Adam

Licensed Massage Therapist

Adam is a graduate from the Douglas J. Aveda institute in Chicago and Harrison College of Indianapolis. Driven by his passion for resolving clients’ pain and discomfort, Adam has delved deep into the study of various massage styles and techniques. Drawing inspiration from ancient traditions and modern practices, he has curated a repertoire of unique massage styles that are tailored to address specific ailments and provide profound relief. With a keen understanding of the intricate workings of the human body, Adam’s therapeutic touch is guided by a deep intuition and an unwavering commitment to his clients’ well-being.

Brent

Licensed Massage Therapist

Brent is a graduate of Estelle Medical Academy in Skokie, IL. He specializes in deep tissue, swedish, myofascial, and trigger point work, creating a restorative and therapeutic massage tailored to you and your body’s needs. Whether you’re looking to target an injury or manage stress, Brent delivers a massage designed to get you feeling your best! As a guitarist and singer-songwriter, Brent enjoys working with artists and creatives, as well as service industry workers. You can hear some of his music at brentpenny.bandcamp.com

Laura

Licensed Massage Therapist

Laura graduated from Cortiva Institute in 2008. She is a Chicago native who grew up in the city’s Lakeview neighborhood. Laura has worked in many different settings including a chiropractic clinic, fitness center, and spa clinical environment where she has seen a diverse clientele with many ailments, injuries and treatment needs. These work experiences have given Laura the ability and knowledge to work with various clients to address their treatment goals. Laura’s technique is very thorough and can be adapted to each client’s needs whether it be deep tissue massage, relaxation, trigger point therapy, fascial techniques and so on. Laura has a natural drive to help, be it people, animals or the environment. She wishes clients would make regular massages part of their self-care routine.

Irene

Licensed Massage Therapist

Irene is a graduate of the Banner Institute in Chicago and Nationally Certified in Massage Therapy. Her main goal is to see people leave revived, refreshed, and relaxed. With her comforting style and fluid motion she aims to help her clients heal physically and emotionally. Irene is trained in various modalities of therapeutic massage and bodywork including Swedish and Deep Tissue, Hot Stone, Reflexology, Reiki, and Prenatal. In her free time, Irene continues to explore new massage techniques to enrich her practice with a current interest in Craniosacral Therapy and Holistic Pulsing Massage. She enjoys drawing from these various modalities to create an individualized experience that will help each client to feel their best.

Paul

Licensed Massage Therapist

Hailing from sunny southern California, Paul graduated from The New School for Massage in 2013 here in Chicago. Paul comes with previous experience of working in both spa and clinical chiropractor settings, and has worked with a wide variety of musculoskeletal and health conditions. He first discovered his interest in the body while studying theatre, where he was introduced to dance, kinesiology, and Tai Chi. Paul specializes in Swedish, Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, Prenatal, and Sport massage. He is also a Reiki Master, and will be happy to include this energy work upon request. However broad or specific your needs are today, Paul customizes the session for you to provide a worthwhile experience and help you recharge!

Alvin

Licensed Massage Therapist

Alvin is a highly skilled Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) in Kentucky and Illinois with a B.S. in Neuroscience. He is also a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) through the National Academy of Sports Medicine and a 200 Hour Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT 200). Al graduated from the Massage Therapy program at Lexington Healing Arts Academy in 2011 and completed the Certified Personal Training program in 2014.
Alvin’s healthcare journey began in high school and college, where he gained experience as a retail pharmacy technician and nursing assistant in ICUs, as well as in acute and critical care at the University of Kentucky Hospital. He has worked in various settings, including chiropractic offices, headache and migraine clinics, and the Marriott Hotel Resort and Spa. Alvin has also provided sports massage therapy for Ironman athletes and University of Kentucky student-athletes.
In addition, Alvin completed a prestigious Hospital-based Massage Therapy program at the Mayo Clinic College of Health Sciences in Rochester, MN. His diverse background allows him to tailor each massage session to his clients’ specific needs, whether they seek relaxation, pain relief, or enhanced athletic performance. Al is passionate about helping his clients achieve optimal health and well-being through personalized massage therapy.

Davida

Licensed Massage Therapist

Meet Davida, a vibrant and experienced massage therapist with a passion for helping you feel your best! A proud graduate of Cortiva Institute, Davida has been dedicated to the art of massage therapy since 2009. She’s a master of various techniques, blending deep tissue, myofascial release, and trigger point work with soothing relaxation and Swedish massage. Each session with Davida is a unique fusion tailored to your specific needs. Her deep understanding of anatomy and kinesiology drives her to continually explore new methods to alleviate your tension, reduce pain, and enhance your range of motion. Before joining the fantastic team at Revive, Davida spent over a decade as a director, recruiting, hiring, and developing top-notch massage therapists across three clinics. With her extensive experience and cheerful approach, Davida is committed to making every massage a rejuvenating and personalized experience for you!

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