Brandon Jellison, Massage Therapist and president of Authentic Body, presented his personal journey and made a case for massage therapy as a means to promote health versus luxury. “Isn’t Massage a luxury?" On the contrary, massage can be a powerful tool to help you take charge of your health and well-being, whether you have a specific health condition or are just looking for another stress reliever. “ Mayo Clinic website. Brandon believe that the human body is fundamentally healthy and massage therapy can reduce and remove many causes of physical and emotional stress. He then suggests that with less mental stress and physical pain people are more likely to be kind and collaborative with others. In order to further leverage these positive effects of his efforts, he works with productive members of society and people in positions of power, hence an office on Nantucket island and on Boston’s Newbury Street. This naturally led to a discussion about common situations such as poor sleep habits or the effects of nutritional decisions. There was discussion about neck and shoulder tension as well as low back pain and how those situations can be skillfully relieved through what Brandon calls his Orthopedic Sports Massage. Additionally Brandon is happy to provide receipts for his personalized services which can then be submitted to HSA or insurance companies, but doesn’t accept any