About Us

Sara Martinus

Sara Martinus LMT/Owner License #7501005557

 I have been working as a professional massage therapist since graduating from Blue Heron Academy in 2008.  I love what I do and hope that it shows in my work.

Specialties: Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue, Sports Massage, Pregnancy Massage, Infant Massage, Relaxation Massage.

I started my career working in a factory giving arm/hand and neck/shoulder massages to prevent repetitive movement injuries.   I worked along side medical doctors and learned how to help the injuries and how to prevent them.  There I also learned so much on how our daily activities, whether that is sitting at a computer or lifting heavy items, can play a huge part in how the body feels.

After the factory, I joined a chiropractic team.  There I worked with clients in all walks of life and learned about chiropractic and alternative care.   I Worked closely with chiropractors to give clients the best care possible.

I then joined a private massage therapy office and loved it. I left there to start GR Massage Life.

Outside of work
I have been married to my husband Marty for 3 wonderful years.  If I am not working you will find me in my garden, working on our fixer-upper house or better yet not finding me at all because I am out in woods camping.  I enjoy nature and being in it.  You will also find me out and about Grand Rapids enjoying local art, restaurants and music 

Jason Douglas

Jason Douglass LMT MI License #7501000347

 My training at Health Enrichment Center for Therapeutic Massage began in 1995. That knowledge base was the foundation that helped me form my style and skillset. Combining the most enjoyable and effective elements of Swedish, Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, Myofascial Release and Acupressure I use firm therapeutic pressure along with gentle relaxation techniques. With over 20 years experience in the field I work to grow my skills and strive to facilitate the most relaxing and beneficial bodywork experience.

What I love about massage is the feeling of calm and center it brings. Along with pain relief and stress reduction I see regular massage as a "reset" button for the body.

On the personal side;

I was recently married to my loving partner of 12 years, I enjoy a regular yoga practice, cooking, water gardening, fish, meditation, concert going and two enormous cats that rule my life. Being a native of GR I now embrace the city for all of it's vibrancy and I am thrilled to be a part of the Fulton Square business district. 


Elliot Melendez LMT #7501010001

I graduated from Blue Heron Academy's 600 hour medical massage program in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 2016. My studies have given me a strong foundation to grow and learn new massage techniques and stretches to better help my clients. I currently enjoy medical, sports, deep tissue, relaxation, and prenatal massage. Although I have only been massaging for 3 ½ years, I am an incredibly fast and adaptable learner. I am committed to working hard, constantly educating myself, and taking on any and all challenges to make massage work for you.

Outside of work I am a full time student during the regular school year. I am looking to get my bachelors in geography and eventually work within communities as a city planner. When I have free time I love to read, check out new restaurants, and spend time outdoors. 

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GR Massage Life

1005 Fulton St E, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503, United States




10:00 am – 8:30 pm


10:00 am – 8:30 pm


10:00 am – 8:30 pm


10:00 am – 8:30 pm


10:00 am – 8:30 pm


9:00 am – 3:00 pm