Ellen Browning-Lafferty LMT, NCTMB

Ellen is the proud owner of Source Bodywork. She is a graduate of Cortiva Institute Pennsylvania School of Massage Therapy, and received both her B.A. and her Advanced Diploma in Coaching from New York University. She is Nationally Certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork and a PA Licensed Massage Therapist.

Ellen combines a number of massage techniques including swedish massage, deep tissue massage, myofascial release, neuromuscular therapy, trigger point work, and Reiki. For truly integrated growth and healing, Ellen also effectively incorporates coaching techniques such as active listening, powerful questioning, and goal setting into her sessions. Each session is tailored to the individual, addressing his/her specific concerns by using the appropriate therapeutic modalities. Her work is always client centered. Ellen is also a gifted intuitive healer. She offers intuitive guidance to assist in the integrated healing of mind, body, and spirit. Ellen believes that all healing comes from the individual connecting to their own inner Source of healing. It is her job to simply facilitate this connection.

Ellen does not personally offer online scheduling. Please contact her directly to schedule at info@sourcebodywork.com

Grace Chatman-Royce, LMT
Massage Therapist
Grace Chatman-Royce is a PA Licensed Massage Therapist specializing in myofascial release and corrective manual therapies for clients with chronic issues. Grace has very strong hands and enjoys deep tissue work, as well as identifying the root cause of a problem and applying techniques to alleviate pain at its’ source. A very perceptive therapist, Grace is affable and easy going. She values the comfort of clients and immediately puts them at ease.
Yarimar Perez, LMT
Massage Therapist
Yarimar Perez is a PA Licensed massage therapist specializing in myofascial release, trigger point work, and integrated therapeutic massage. She is a bilingual therapist fluent in Spanish who is passionate about helping clients heal. Yari has worked with a number of clients in conjunction with physical therapists to improve range of motion and accelerate the healing process. Particularly with her background as a former dental assistant, Yari is well suited to interfacing massage therapy with western medicine. With the core values of listening intently to her clients, using her intuition, and paying close attention to detail, Yari provides exceptional care to those with whom she works.
Chris Zielinski, LMT
Massage Therapist
Chris is a PA Licensed Massage Therapist specializing in trigger point therapy, myofascial release and sports massage. He has always been interested in Nature’s remedies for the human body, especially our natural ability to heal ourselves. He graduated from Colgate University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy and spent several years selling organic produce and herbal supplements before deciding to take a more hands-on approach to health. After graduating from Cortiva Institute’s School for Massage Therapy, Chris’ passion for massage increases every day and he is excited to grow his knowledge about the human mind and body so he can help people to the best of his ability.
Mamapalo Mokeyane, LMT
Massage Therapist
Mamapalo, a passionate proponent of the healing power of therapeutic touch and has been a certified energy worker since 2011. In 2017 she added to her healing repertoire when she graduated from The Philadelphia School of Massage & Bodywork as a Massage Therapist. In her sessions, Mamapalo utilizes an integrated approach of Western and Asian -based modalities. She is proficient in Swedish, Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, Myofascial Release, Sports Stretching, Reflexology, Aromatherapy and Reiki. Born in South Africa, Mamapalo calls Philadelphia home. Mamapalo has a nurturing, yet professional, goal focused demeanor.

We’re sad to announce that Source Bodywork is closing permanently due to Covid-19. You’re welcome to schedule a massage with these former team members:


Mamapalo is seeing clients in our old office (1601 Walnut.) We recommend scheduling with her soon as her book is filling up quickly. It’s easy to schedule with her online at https://www.impressivehealing.com or by emailing



Grace is currently doing a limited number of house calls to provide massage services. She’ll be moving to Maine in mid-September, so reach out to her soon. To schedule, please contact her directly:




Ellen is not currently massaging clients, but is preparing to launch her new online business, details coming soon. If you’d like to keep in touch with her, please email ellenbrowninglmt@gmail.com.