Larisa received her BA from Brigham Young University in English and Dance Education. She taught for eight years and then took a break while her four children were young. She did odd jobs, mostly in the public schools, until all her children were in full time school.

Her interest in bodywork began with some Craniosacral Therapy classes she took in 2011 from Integrative Body Work Institute Inc. She experienced the power of touch as an amazing healing tool and eventually decided to try massage school. Larisa graduated from the Utah College of Massage Therapy in March of 2014. She has worked in three different chiropractic offices and has been with Canyon Chiropractic since January 2015. She loves being part of a…

Her massage style changes depending on the needs and preferences of the client. She has an excellent calming flow, but can also work deep into the muscles to relax knots and trigger points. She offers craniosacral sessions, or can incorporate techniques from it into a more traditional massage. She treats each client individually and intuitively to help assist in his or her healing.


“Being a student of the body has taught me how beautiful and powerful our bodies are and how capable our bodies can heal”. I’m passionate about what I do as a Massage Therapist and the opportunity it brings to healing. Debra is dedicated to each of her clients to personalize each experience to meet their individual needs of health, wellness and healing.

Debra started her journey as a Holistic Health Care Practitioner 7 years ago while seeking for help and answers for her oldest son who was diagnosed with Autism (a neurological brain disorder). She dedicates countless hours of time in understanding the needs of her son‘s health, well-being, and neurological development. Debra quickly discovered the benefits of Massage, the benefits of clean nutrition and body movement that aids in supporting the Central Nervous System.

Debra graduated from Provo College in Therapeutic Massage Therapy in 2011. Since graduating from Provo College, Debra has been a Massage Therapist at Canyon Chiropractic for 5 years.

Debra specializes in Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue, Trigger Point Therapy and Energy Balancing. She is a Certified Emotion Code Practioner and has an extensive background in Certified Pure Essential Oils.


After receiving a B.A. in English from BYU, my interest in holistic healing led me to massage therapy at Provo College. Over the past three years as a massage therapist, I have seen the blessings and benefits of therapeutic touch for both myself and my clients. I specialize in Swedish, Deep Tissue…

My great joy is my family, including 6 children–5 sons and a daughter. I love to be with them, particularly in nature. Together we enjoy these beautiful mountains and canyons–hiking, climbing, canyoneering, skiing.