Our Dedicated Team
Discover what makes our professional team unique in their offering. Each team member is highly trained and specialize in their own areas.
Mariana Porras - Studio Director
Mariana was born and raised in Venezuela, in 2016 she came to the U.S and fell in love with Florida. She is all about helping people and leaving a lasting impression! Mariana enjoys spending time with her family and has been an avid Crossfitter since 2018.
FUN FACT: Mariana is a Musician, she plays the Viola.
Alex Ortiz, LMT - Lead Therapist
Alex has been a licensed massage therapist for over 10 years and his techniques focus mostly sports, trigger point, stretching and therapeutic influence modalities but can easily transition to a relaxation type session. Alex is certified in Kinesio Taping and Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization. He enjoys helping clients recover from aches and pains and injury, whether it’s from work, sports or everyday activities.
FUN FACT: Alex enjoys working out, and taking care of his health. He loves pets, especially his dogs and has a passion for learning, which makes him a great asset to the Massage By M.E Team.
Jakki Bosco, LMT, CMLDT
Jakki is an experienced Therapeutic Bodyworker and a Certified Lymphatic Drainage Therapist, specializing in Pre and Post Surgery, Lymphedema and Immune Support. Jakki came to massage therapy after spending years working in the corporate environment. She has since grown multiple massage businesses and continues her repertoire of modalities in overall wellness. Through her personal and professional journey, Jakki has focused much of her work in relieving pain, stress, trauma both physical and emotional. After over 15 years of connecting with clients of all ages and backgrounds, Jakki has the skill set to help you reach your individual goals.
FUN FACT: Jakki just moved here from Tampa to be closer to her family.
Emily Soto, LMT - Founding Member
Emily has been a massage therapist for 17 years. Her modalities include Swedish, Sports Stretching, Deep Tissue, Kinesio Taping, prenatal and IASTM. Emily considers her work to not only have purpose but also results driven whether it’s relaxing or deep tissue.
FUN FACT: She’s active in the Wellness and Fitness Community. Crossfit and Boot-camp classes are one of her favorite types of workouts. Her free time is spent creating wonderful memories with her husband and two young daughters.
Madelinne Rodriguez, LMT, MLD/CDT - Founding Member
Madelinne has been in the massage industry for 17 years. She has worked with chiropractors to rehabilitate patients and is also certified and experienced in sports and therapeutic massage and Manual Lymphatic drainage/ Complete Lymphedma Therapy.
Her specialties include manual lymphatic drainage massage for post surgery clients complete treatment for Lymphedema issues. Sports therapy modalities such as as cupping, kinesio taping, IASTM tools and Thai Stretching.
FUN FACT: Madelinne’s hobbies include dancing, fitness and spending time with friends and family