Get To Know Us

MEET OUR STAFF

The SOMA staff is comprised of proactive, experienced and life-loving professionals who are dedicated to promoting well-being and spiritual balance. Our passion for creating a meaningful and relaxing experience for clients is what sets us apart. The team at SOMA believe in their craft, and it truly shows in all of our treatments and outstanding customer service.

Welcome to the best day of the week.

Alyssa Palmer

Front Desk Manager

An Oregon native, Alyssa has been with the Soma team since July 2019. With a friendly smile and helpful attitude, Alyssa manages the front desk, helping our clients with their questions and concerns as needed. Her goal is to make sure our clients have as easy and relaxed of a time dealing with paperwork as they do on our massage tables.

 

In her spare time, she enjoys playing the role of doting auntie to her nieces and nephews and spending time exploring what Oregon has to offer.

Hope Frazier

Front Desk / Social Media 

An Arizona native who finally made it to the Pacific Northwest, Hope joined the Soma Wellness Team in January 2020. A born socialite she loves working the front desk and being able to meet and greet with every client. She strives to provide a welcoming and relaxing atmosphere for our guests, as our weekend receptionist.

 

Receptionist by weekend, student by week, Hope is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s in Business Administration with a Spanish minor. When she is not with us at Soma, she spends her days hanging out with friends, listening to music and enjoying beautiful Oregon and all it has to offer.

Abby Ismath 

Owner - Licensed Massage Therapist #18730

Originally from Arizona, her interest in massage therapy began in her early twenties She was fascinated by the body's intrinsic need for touch and how easily it can heal itself if we just get out of the way. In 2008, she graduated from Southwest Institue of Healing Arts with over 1000 hours of training in massage and bodywork therapies. Abby specializes in Swedish, deep tissue, and myofascial release with an emphasis on making structural changes. She is a nationally certified with NCBTMB and is a member of the Oregon Massage Therapists Association. During her spare time, she enjoys working out, cooking and impromptu dance parties with her kids.

Brent Babauta

Licensed Massage Therapist #19062

Born on the sunshine island of Saipan in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands he traveled the U.S  for several years before settling in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. Brent was introduced to the magical world of healing through bodywork in 2011 and graduated with his MT license from Everest Institute of Tigard in 2012. Since then, his profound passion for helping others work, play, and live at their best has only grown exponentially. His style of massage encompasses a variety of modalities and techniques he has acquired over the last 8 years incorporating things like Muscle Energy Techniques, Myofascial Release, Stretching, Trigger Point Therapy, and Traction along with basic Deep Tissue and Swedish techniques which allow him to customize each session. Most of his spare time is spent in the kitchen, in front of the drum set, or trying the latest hole-in-the-wall restaurant. 

Anya Plemmons

Licensed Massage Therapist #24821

Born and raised in Russia, Anya completed a 4-year degree in general medicine before coming to the States several years ago. She found the missing piece to her wellness practice after completing massage therapy school in Gainesville, Florida. She often mixes myofascial therapy and relaxation techniques in order to provide a personalized treatment for her clients. From soothing and relaxing sessions to very precise and focused work, she feels so privileged to have the opportunity to help people improve their physical, mental, and spiritual wellbeing.

 

Outside of massage therapy, she loves to knit, research naturopathic medicine, and exercise. 

Shoshana Retzkin

Licensed Massage Therapist #25674

Originally from Colorado, Shoshana moved to Oregon in 2009 for the same reason many people have traveled west: to build a better life in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. She graduated from East West College of the Healing Arts in 2015 with a special focus in spa therapies. She uses a holistic approach & truly believes positive change can happen within a relaxing massage experience. Muscle pain & bodily discomfort can disrupt daily life & negatively impact dispositions towards just about everything! Her goal is to help people find peace & comfort within themselves through the physical & emotional benefits massage has to offer.

Kiesa Carbin

Licensed Massage Therapist #25668

Originally from California, She is passionate about working with people who are seeking to restore balance in their bodies. She believes in the body’s ability to heal itself and holds space for her clients to allow achieve deep relaxation and healing during every treatment. She enjoys incorporating sound into the sessions to deepen your experience and encourage energy flow throughout the body. 

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She is a wealth of knowledge and is trained in many complimenting modalities including, Reiki, Urban Zen Integrative Therapy, Raindrop technique, Crainosacral therapy, Oncology massage. As well, she offers Vodder method of lymphatic drainage.

Radiance Agtang

Licensed Esthetician

Radiance is originally from the Island of Oahu, Hawaii. A graduate from Spectrum Advanced Aesthetics Institute where she learned state of the art non-surgical procedures to help others reach their skincare goals. She is passionate about skincare and aspires to help her clients achieve and maintain their best skincare health. She finds joy in helping others love the skin they are in. She enjoys being challenged and loves to learn about all the up-and-coming techniques and products. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and practicing her self care! 

(503) 747-6244

7177 NE Imbrie Drive

Hillsboro, Oregon 97124

abby@soma-wellness.com

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